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ENGLAND / WALES

The Best of England and Wales: Shakespeare to Snowdonia, Castles to Colleges

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Program #21454RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.
Timeless villages, bustling cities, grand manors, renowned universities, beautiful natural areas — explore all of these and more on this jolly good jaunt through England and Wales. Outstanding local experts tell the stories of royals, poets and commoners and illuminate the essence of Britain as you explore Windsor, Oxford, the Lake District, the Cotswolds, Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and the rugged coast of Wales.


Highlights

• Discover Oxford’s soaring spires, lovely landscapes and intriguing lore with university insiders.
• Walk in Shakespeare’s footsteps and see the Royal Shakespeare Company perform one of the Bard’s plays.
• Experience the dramatic mountain environment of Snowdonia National Park in Wales.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day. Some stairs without railings in historic buildings.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival London (England), coach to Windsor, 2 nights; coach to Stratford-upon-Avon, 3 nights; coach to Deganwy (Wales), 3 nights; coach to Keswick (England), 3 nights; coach to Manchester, 1 night; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
24 meals: 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 8 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
2 Performances

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4.7
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