7 Day London to Edinburgh via York independent rail tour.

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  • River Thames
  • The Shambles
  • York Minster
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Royal Mile

  • 6 nights 3 star accommodation
  • Meals as specified
  • Tours and transfers as per itinerary
  • One way rail journey from London to Edinburgh in Standard Class (upgrades available)

Day 1: London

Arrive in London and make your way to your hotel. Explore the city on a 24 hour Hop-On Hop-Off  bus ticket which includes a choice of three different walking tours and a cruise on the River Thames. Spend the next two nights in London.

Day 2: London (Breakfast included)

Continue to see London on your Hop-On Hop-Off bus ticket. This afternoon discover London at your leisure. Visit famous Harrods, enjoy afternoon tea at an iconic hotel or ride the London Eye.

Day 3: London to York (Breakfast included)

Travel by rail from London to York, then on arrival in York, make your own way to the hotel. Explore York on your own, as you walk beside the town walls and medieval lanes. Stroll down The Shambles, with its overhanging timber framed buildings. Visit magnificent York Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in Great Britain. Spend the next two nights in York.

Day 4: York (Breakfast included)

Today is free to explore more of York at your leisure.

Day 5: York to Edinburgh (Breakfast included)

This morning board the train to Waverley Station in Edinburgh. Sit back and enjoy one of the most scenic train journeys in Great Britain as the train follows the Northumberland coast, crossing the border into Scotland. On arrival in Edinburgh make your way to your hotel. Explore the beautiful capital of Scotland. Enjoy the city on a 24 hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus ticket. Spend the next two nights in Edinburgh.

Day 6:  Edinburgh (Breakfast included)

Explore the city on your open top bus ticket. See the Georgian mansions in the New Town, before discovering the Old Town district. Visit Edinburgh Castle, situated on top of an extinct volcano with stunning views of the city.

Day 7: Edinburgh (Breakfast included)

Your tour concludes after breakfast.

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