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Program #20101RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Barbara from Dunsmuir, CA Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 09/18/13 - 09/30/13
This is an interesting, vigorous program in Oxford and Richmond/London. Oxford is a wonderful city, very historic and interesting and beautiful. Our hotel was a very short walk from the Thames path that led to town. The colleges are very interesting and there is a wonderful museum in town too. Very easy to get around in. The castles are fascinating, Kew Gardens are magnificent, and of course London is a marvel. Lots of beauty and we had almost no rain! If you like walking, historic sights, beauty and a nice level walking path, you will like this trip. It is not out in the country, however, or isolated.

Maxine from Albuquerque, NM Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 09/05/12 - 09/17/12
For those wanting to experience the great variety of English history and life along the Thames, and able to walk for several hours at a time, this program was outstanding. The leaders, Pam and Alan, were the best I have ever had on a Road Scholar trip, ready to answer questions and make suggestions for free time activities. They were very caring and ready to listen.

William from Bowie, MD Number of programs attended: 26
Date attended: 09/05/12 - 09/17/12
It was a wonderful trip. The Thames, Castles, and Kew Gardens were beautiful. I relived the stories of "Alice in Wonderland" and the "Wind in the Willows". I can now tell my grand daughter about Christ Church and the places where Harry Potter was filmed. And visiting George Orwell's grave site wasw an added bonus. I even developed a taste for cider. And of course the trip leaders were wonderful too.

Virginia from Graham, TX Number of programs attended: 14
Date attended: 09/05/12 - 09/17/12
The walks were much longer than expected. Much of the time the scenery was uninspiring. There are better walking trips.

Mary Ellen from Burtonsville, MD Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 09/05/12 - 09/17/12
Great trip for the avid walker--


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11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
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