Smith Prep UK TOUR
February 22, 2019
Today you depart the United States on your overnight flight to London, naturally meals will be served and optional in-flight entertainment will be offered. Please refer to your flight schedule for pertinent details.
February 23, 2019
Upon your arrival in London, you will enjoy a guided tour of London*, including Westminster Abbey*. Continue your tour with stops at St. Paul’s Cathedral*, Bunhill Fields Cemetery, and the Wesley House and Museum before visiting the Tower of London* (if time permits). Walk through the White Tower and view the Crown Jewels as well as early firearms. This evening, you will arrive at your London hotel for check-in followed by dinner*.
February 24, 2019
Begin this morning with visits to Stonehenge and Bath* before returning to London. Afterwards, you may wish to ride the London Eye, or shopping at London’s world-famous Harrods Department Store.
February 25, 2019
Dedicate today for an excursion to Canterbury to tour the historic Canterbury Cathedral* before returning to London. This evening you may enjoy a theatre performance or time for last minute shopping for souvenirs.
February 26, 2019
This morning you will depart London for a scenic ride to Windsor Castle*. Here, you will visit St. George’s Chapel* followed by free time before busing to nearby Runnymede*. After, enjoy a tour of Christ Church College* in Oxford with a stop at the church in Olney on the way to your Bedford hotel.
February 27, 2019
Begin this morning with a short trip to the village of Elstow, the birthplace of John Bunyan. After visiting the church where he was baptized, you will return to Bedford to visit the John Bunyan Museum* followed by a visit to the restful American Military Cemetery in Cambridge. Here, you will also tour King’s College Chapel* before arriving in the Viking city of York. This afternoon, you will be free to enjoy a “wall-walk” and shopping in the many shops near the York Minster before checking in to your York hotel.
February 28, 2019
Today you will depart York for Edinburgh with stops at the Durham Cathedral* and Jedburgh Abbey*. Enjoy dinner* tonight after checking in to your hotel. Later this evening, take advantage of nearby Scottish shops to sample foods and wools in the beautiful city of Edinburgh.
March 1, 2019
After breakfast, you will board your coach for a Highlands tour including Stirling Castle*. While in Stirling, you will visit the site of the Battle of Bannockburn and the Church of the Holy Rude. Continue to Dunfermline Abbey* before returning to Edinburgh this evening.
March 2, 2019
Begin today with a guided city tour* including a stop at Arthur’s Seat, an extinct volcano. After, continue your tour at the lower end of the Royal Mile with a visit to the Holyrood Palace*, St. Giles Cathedral, John Knox House/Museum*, and the historic Edinburgh Castle*.
March 3, 2019
Start this morning with an excursion to Roslyn Castle. This afternoon is free at leisure for last minute sightseeing and shopping. This evening, we’ll enjoy a delicious Scottish farewell dinner.
March 4, 2019
On March 4th, you will depart for the airport, bringing home with you historical lessons and memories of a lifetime.