Discover the beauty of a vanished world at the standing stones of Avebury; and explore the classically elegant city of Bath, on this history packed journey.
Bath - This city is as gorgeous as it is historically fascinating.
Roman Baths - Soak up the interesting facts and beautiful artefacts at one of Britain’s most famous Roman sites.
Bath’s Georgian Architecture - They say the Georgian period produced Britain's best architecture. Look around Bath and decide for yourself.
Lacock Abbey - Some of Harry Potter was filmed in the beautiful cloisters of this ancient abbey.
Avebury Neolithic Standing Stones - Were they built by druids? Was it once a gigantic burial ground? Visit this mysterious place and find out for yourself.
Travel through 5,000 years of history on this day trip through West England. You’ll have the chance to explore the largest prehistoric stone circle in Europe. Get time to take in the Tudor buildings of Lacock. And learn fascinating facts about the Roman influence on the beautiful city of Bath. It’s an unforgettable journey through the most important and impressive history of England.
Students, seniors over 60, and children between 5 and 15 (unfortunately, we don't carry children under 5 years old)
You head west out of London through the county of Wiltshire to our first stop of the day, the ancient Roman Spa town of Bath.
This city has been inhabited for around 2000 years. There’s Roman baths, Georgian architecture, and a gorgeous abbey to see. It’s a fascinating town to explore, so we give you plenty of time to wander around at your own pace.
After lunch we travel deeper into rural Wiltshire to Lacock village, famous for its picturesque streets, historic buildings, and role as a television and film location. The Abbey in the heart of the village has its own woodland grounds, and is a quirky country house of fascinating architectural styles.
Our final stop of the day is at the pretty village of Avebury. Here you can wander amidst the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world. You return to London in the early evening.
A wonderful experience with great folks.
Thank you Nick for a great day (and the History Lesson!). Even though it rained most of the day and we were only a small group, a lovely day was had.
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