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Program #20128RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Colleen from Centennial, CO Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/24/13 - 10/07/13
I have taken every type tour and cruise, in every price range. I have found Road Scholar, especially for the price, to be the best travel experience both as a company and with who they attract as their clientele. From the first phone call, I can relax, confident that every detail will be handled. Their offerings are so huge, we have no excuse. I need not, and won't, go any other way!

Deborah from Ankeny, IA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/24/13 - 10/07/13
This was our first experience with Road Scholar and it won't be our last. Our leaders were excellent and our fellow travelers were lovely people. The program was all I had hoped for, with some stops featuring local experts with intimate knowledge. I treasure the memories of Jane Austen's quiet little Steventon and, unexpectedly, our private afternoon at Greenway, Agatha Christie's country home. Tour director Kevin did an especially good job giving us as much of London in two days as humanly possible, but with the right pacing.

Kay from Tucson, AZ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/24/13 - 10/07/13
It was a great trip, and Kevin did an excellent job. He is extremely well-read and could always pull out appropriate literary reference for places we visited. He's a master of trivia and always had quirky bits of info. He took us to some offbeat, out-of-the-way places that were charming. Overall, a wonderful trip.

Sophie from Newport Beach, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/24/13 - 10/07/13
This was a brilliant tour. Our tour guide David was charming and excellent at keeping us moving. ( as were the group members who were always on time!) our content guide, Kevin Flude was the best we have ever had in many years of travel. I learned so much about all the authors. Our itinerary was packed and our days were long but everything was so interesting, and there was lots of free time at stops. The hotels were good and the food typical Englisgph fare with some notable pub lunches. I would highly recommend this tour for literature lovers!

Barbara from Sicklerville, NJ Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/24/13 - 10/07/13
This was a wonderful experience, well planned and well led. Don't worry if you haven't read everything on the reading list; Kevin Flude will fill you in by reading relevant sections of the books as you travel from place to place. His enthusiasm is infectious, and he's a wonderful trip leader.

Joyce from Corning, NY Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 05/22/12 - 06/04/12
Very well-chosen and unhurried itinerary as we explored the west country literary trails of Hardy, Austen, and Christie. Some very atmospheric pub lunches included, one being a chance to have a pint at Sherlock Holmes' favorite London watering hole in London. Hotels, and meals therein, were very good, and our schedule allowed free time to take in some public events going on, such as a concert at the Abbey and a performance of Henry V in Bath. Our author/lecturer/historian Kevin Flude delighted us with some off-the-tourist-guide places and information, and helped pass the coach-travel hours by reading from Dickens and other authors. This is a "must" for lovers of English lit or just the wonderful English countryside.

Carol from Lillian, AL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 05/22/12 - 06/04/12
Exceptional tour, wonderful opportunity to be introduced to or learn more about Hardy, Austen, Doyle, Dickens and my favorite mystery writer Christie. Enjoyed the lectures, wonderful tours and information imparted of countryside villages and towns. I encourage anyone who enjoys great literature and those who wish to learn more about these Authors and their writings to enroll in this trip. Carol Ann Braun

Jane from Chicago, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 05/22/12 - 06/04/12
Returned recently from this memorable first-ever program, following the footsteps of Austen, Christie, Hardy and the Conan-Doyle's famous "Hound", ending with a Dickensian day and evening in London. Initial Program needs very little tweaking. Superb tour director/lecturer plus efficient group leader kept us educated, entertained and on time. Good hotel choices along the way...comfortable coach when necessary..and an engaging group of 17 Americans from all over the US.

I highly recommend this trip.

Jane Dunne
Chicago, IL

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31 meals: 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 11 dinners
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