London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

London, England United Kingdom

Explore the Beauty and Culture of Britain

London, EnglandUnited Kingdom

11 Days / 10 Nights
for Member Pricing

Explore the Beauty and Culture of Britain

Standard DreamTrip
See the very best of the United Kingdom with this expansive journey through Scotland, Wales and England, complete with guided visits to world-famous landmarks — including Edinburgh Castle and Stonehenge — deluxe lodgings and so much more! Book by January 23.

About Your Trip

Experience the many wonders of Great Britain during this fun, comprehensive DreamTrip for guests ages 5 years and older. You’ll marvel at pastoral scenes unfolding as you traverse the countryside in Scotland and the vast moors of England — and get a few glimpses into history along the way. Enjoy spotting England’s largest medieval cathedral and the 17th-century Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Stone of Destiny at Scotland’s 12th-century Edinburgh Castle, and Cardiff Castle in the Welsh capital, among other amazing highlights.

What we love:

  • Reconnecting with nature with some quality time in England’s magnificent Lake District and the countryside in Cornwall.
  • The opportunity to Make Travel Matter® with 2 activities designed to better the local community: Visiting the ancient Roman Baths and savoring a spectacular farm-to-table meal — both help advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 11 days and 10 nights in Great Britain, as well as:

  • Visit to William Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon; includes admission fee, transportation and guide.
  • Brief walking tour around historic York; includes transportation and guide.
  • Sightseeing in Edinburgh; includes admission to Edinburgh Castle, transportation and guide.
  • Sightseeing in Glasgow; includes transportation and guide.
  • Visit to William Wordsworth’s final resting place in the Lake District; includes transportation and guide.
  • Sightseeing in Cardiff; includes transportation and guide.
  • Visit to the world-famous Roman Baths; includes transportation and guide.
  • Your choice of a carefully selected activity in Dartmoor National Park or at Plymouth’s famed harbor. See Day 9 in the Itinerary section for more details.
  • Visit to the world-famous monoliths of Stonehenge; includes transportation and guide.
  • Luxurious, air-conditioned coach transportation between cities and for all excursions.
  • Personal headsets to access your local expert’s fascinating commentary during visits to famous highlights.
  • Complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi where available.
  • 10 breakfasts and 3 dinners.
  • Gratuities at the hotel and for all included meals.
  • Porterage service and guest-room taxes.
  • A host or Travel Director, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)
  • A convenient “Know Before You Go” guide, with details of your trip and other helpful travel information. (Please note: This guide will be emailed to you within a week of your travel start date.)

Please be aware that our supplier(s) require that all travelers are fully vaccinated:

  • Each traveler must be able to show documented proof of vaccination (CDC card, etc.).
  • Your final vaccine dose must have been administered a minimum of 15 days prior to the start date of the trip.
  • You will receive a Traveler Declaration form by email prior to travel. Please fill out and bring a signed copy with you to give to your Travel Director.



Transportation

The closest commercial airport to the London hotel is Heathrow Airport (LHR), approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) away.

  • Airfare is not included in the trip price.
  • Airport transfers are not included in this trip. Make sure to arrange your own transfers* between the airport and your hotel.

*We recommend arriving at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight departure on Day 11.


 
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Itinerary

Day 1 (London)

Welcome to London, a city brimming with history and heritage. Check into Amba Hotel Marble Arch at any time after 3 p.m., then enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure. You'll find plenty of things to do and see right near the hotel, such as the Marble Arch itself. A little farther away, you'll find the Serpentine in Hyde Park and elegant boutiques in Knightsbridge. Alternatively, why not wander along the River Thames to the iconic Tower Bridge and Tower of London?
Overnight at Amba Hotel Marble Arch or The Clermont, Victoria.

Day 2 (London to York)

At 7:30 a.m., you’ll meet your Travel Director to begin your journey north to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. Discover how his incredible works continue to shape society today when you visit his childhood home — it’s full of interesting memorabilia and artifacts relating to his life. Continue to historic York to stroll along the narrow lanes, including the Shambles, and view York Minster, England's largest medieval cathedral. Later, join your Travel Director for a warm and friendly welcome dinner and the opportunity to mingle with your fellow DreamTrippers.
Overnight at Hilton® York.
Meals included: Breakfast; dinner with wine.

Day 3 (York to Edinburgh)

After departing from York, you’ll head off to Edinburgh. Along the way, see a part of Hadrian's Wall, which once spanned about 80 miles (129 kilometers) from coast to coast and marked the northern frontier of the mighty Roman Empire. Continue past Jedburgh Abbey and onward to the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, for your 2-night stay in this stunning city.
Overnight at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 4 (Edinburgh)

In the morning, join a local expert to see the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of Queen Elizabeth II. You’ll pass the monument honoring Sir Walter Scott on your way to the city’s 18th-century New Town district with its neoclassical architecture and design. Visit Edinburgh Castle to view the firing of the Mons Meg cannon and see the Stone of Destiny, a beloved symbol of Scotland’s monarchy. The afternoon is at your leisure, so the choice of fun is all yours.
Overnight at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel and Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 5 (Edinburgh to Glasgow)

Today, you’ll traverse the Scottish countryside via historic Bannockburn and Stirling — enjoy the scenery of the Trossachs and Loch Lomond, then arrive in Glasgow for an orientation of the city with your Travel Director. See the grand public buildings, including George Square and Glasgow Cathedral, which is dedicated to the patron saint of the city, St. Mungo.
Overnight at Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 6 (Glasgow to Lake District)

Travel southward via Gretna Green to the English Lake District, with scenery so beautiful it inspired a host of writers. Learn about the life of William Wordsworth and visit his grave in the picturesque, stone-built village of Grasmere.
Overnight at McDonald Old England Hotel & Spa.
Meals included: Breakfast; dinner with wine.

Day 7 (Lake District to Cardiff)

Continuing south, you’ll stop in ancient Ludlow, one of England’s most attractive towns surrounded by outstanding natural beauty. Why not spend time exploring the traditional open-air market, admiring the local crafts and perhaps sampling the produce? Afterwards, cross into southern Wales and head for the capital of Cardiff — during an orientation of this lively port city, you'll see Cardiff Castle and the impressive Principality Stadium.
Overnight at Clayton Hotel Cardiff.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 8 (Cardiff to Saltash)

Cross the Severn Bridge back into England and set off to the Georgian city of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage site — its curative waters have been famous since the Roman times. See 15th-century Bath Abbey with angel figures climbing Jacob’s Ladder. Visit the incredibly well-preserved Roman Baths, which remains one of the greatest spas of the ancient world. From Bath, continue to Glastonbury — it’s reputed to be the final resting place of King Arthur and the Holy Grail! — before reaching your hotel in the Cornish countryside.
Overnight at St. Mellion Estate.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 9 (Saltash)

In the morning, you’ll visit a quaint fishing village. Then, you have an opportunity to choose your own adventure! You can enjoy a nature walk and foraging experience in Dartmoor or take a scenic cruise of the Plymouth harbor to see the historic Barbican area, Royal Citadel, Plymouth Hoe and the Mayflower Steps, the approximate location from which the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for America in 1620. Return to your luxe estate-hotel through the hilly countryside and keep watch for Dartmoor’s famous wild ponies. In the evening, join your Travel Director and fellow DreamTrippers for the ultimate farm-to-table dining experience at Heskyn Mill, with a mouth-watering celebration dinner prepared from organic seasonal produce and served with a glass of wine.
Overnight at St. Mellion Estate.
Meals included: Breakfast; dinner with wine.

Day 10 (Saltash to Stonehenge and London)

Travel across Salisbury Plain to visit the prehistoric and mysterious Stonehenge — these strange and awe-inspiring monoliths are reputed to be up to 5,000 years old. Return to London for a final evening at leisure.
Overnight at The Clermont, Victoria.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 11 (London)

Bid farewell to London as your journey through Great Britain ends this morning.
Check out of the hotel by noon.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Itinerary subject to change.
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Hotel Details

Immerse yourself in a world of luxurious comforts as you traverse the U.K., staying at outstanding lodgings, including a gorgeous historic hotel dating from 1862, a country house-style hotel set on the shores of Lake Windermere, and an elegant and expansive resort-hotel in the Cornish countryside. At each of these hand-selected properties, you’ll have some of the best experiences, and most importantly, get a welcome respite after long days filled with adventures.

Please note: The specific hotels will be announced and will be confirmed no later than 30 days prior to departure.

  • Maximum occupancy 2 people.
  • Minimum occupancy 1 adult.
  • Minimum check-in age is 18.



Pricing for children for these hotels may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click SELECT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Terms and Conditions section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements:

  • By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card.
  • I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Additional Information

For peace of mind, why not consider an optional travel insurance plan through Travel Guard? Offering assistance with common travel problems like flight delays or lost luggage, Travel Guard can help you start your next adventure prepared for the unexpected!

  • Please be aware that travel insurance will be your only option for any waived penalties, or a refund, if your DreamTrip is cancelled due to restrictions in your starting location (not in your travel destination) and you are inside the cancellation window (see Terms and Conditions). Rovia will cover only those cancellations that result from restrictions in your DreamTrip destination.

Please note:

  • The minimum age to attend this DreamTrip is 5 years. Age is determined at the time of travel with valid, government-issued ID.
    Be sure to contact Customer Care if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or if you have any questions about this trip.
  • At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
  • While hotel and restaurant gratuities are included in this package, you may choose to provide additional gratuities (in local currency) at your own discretion.
  • Gratuities for your Travel Director, coach driver and local experts are not included. We suggest providing gratuities (in local currency) at your own discretion.
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Terms and Conditions

Travel is unpredictable and country restrictions due to COVID-19 change regularly; please understand that the policies below apply and you are encouraged to purchase travel protection.

Cancellation Policy*: Once booked, this trip is non-refundable and non-transferable to another trip.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based.

Name Change Policies: Name changes are generally not allowed on trips to avoid fraud, gaming and profiteering. We want to ensure that most of our travelers are members. For this DreamTrip, we do make certain exclusions, including the policy below:

We reserve the right to refuse a name change at our sole discretion. If allowed, name changes must be done no later than January 23 and are subject to a fee up to US$100. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Transfer of Booking Policies:
Transfers of bookings from one member to another member are subject to the policy below:

Booking transfers must be done no later than January 23 and are subject to a fee of up to US$100. Booking transfers after this date are not allowed.

Please note:
  • The price shown above is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.
  • Pricing shown is for each person and is based on 2 adults per room.
  • Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.
  • Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.
  • In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.
  • Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up to date before you leave! It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
  • Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.
  • Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.
  • Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.

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