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A full day escorted tour to Windsor Castle, the ancient monoliths at Stonehenge, and a walking tour through the University Town of Oxford.

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

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WINDSOR CASTLE:
Built high above the River Thames, Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Family for 900 years and is still an Official Residence of the Queen. We visit the magnificent State Apartments*, still used for State occasions and Royal receptions. Take some time to explore the castle grounds and the fourteenth-century St. George's Chapel, one of the most beautiful examples of medieval church architecture in England and a burial place of kings and queens, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour.

STONEHENGE:
Clouded in mystery, the ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is an amazing feat of engineering and the most important prehistoric site in England, but beyond its archaeological significance and possible astronomical role, Stonehenge is also a place of spiritual importance. Early legends link it with Merlin and King Arthur, but over the last hundred years the midsummer sunrise has attracted pagan groups and followers of the Ancient Order of Druids.

OXFORD:
Known as 'The City of Dreaming Spires', Oxford has been a seat of learning since 1249. Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of the city, passing Trinity College, the Sheldonian Theatre, the newly renovated Ashmolean Museum and the Martyr's Memorial. See Divinity School, made famous in the Harry Potter films, and learn why this magical city inspired so many writers, including Lewis Carroll, JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis.

Inclusion
Superior coach with Free Wi-Fi onboard; Professional Tour Guide; Travel to Windsor, Stonehenge and Oxford; Walking tour of Oxford; Free time to explore these beautiful locations or purchase entry from your guide on the day; Personal Audio Headset.

Exclusion
Entrance fees (may be purchased - optional) for interior visits to Windsor Castle and Stonehenge; Lunch; Gratuity.

Hours of operation
Available daily departing at 8:00. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.
Tour in Spanish available on Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday.
Tour in Japanese available on Monday.
Winsor Castle is closed on April 19, May 17-19 and June 17-18, July 13, October 11-12. We will visit Hampton Court Palace instead.
The State Apartments are closed on April 19-21 & 25, June 19, November 2, January 7-18 2019. We will visit Queen Mary’s Dolls House and St. George's Chapel instead.
The Semi-State Rooms, including the exhibition 'A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex' will also be closed on November 23 and December 14.
St. George's Chapel will close at 3:30pm on December 14 and will be closed all day December 23-26.
Stonehenge is closed to visitors on June 20-21 for the Summer Solstice, we will visit the stone circle at Avebury instead.

Duration
Approximately 11 hours.

Location
This tour departs at the Victoria COACH Station, 164 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TP. Closest Underground Station is Victoria.
Returns to Victoria TRAIN Station.

Additional Information
Attraction entrances are not included within the tour price, giving you more choice as to how you wish to enjoy your day. This option is perfect for those wanting to explore the historic towns rather than attractions. Entrances can be purchased from your guide on the day should you wish to explore these famous landmarks.

Policies
Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No Show always 100% penalty.
Viewing at Windsor Castle is restricted on Sundays.
On the dates the State Apartments are closed, we will visit Queen Mary’s Dolls House and St. Georges Chapel instead.
Entrance fees are not included, but tickets may be purchased from your Tour Guide. A guided walking tour of the locations is included.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**


     
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