4 Nights London with Stonehenge & Bath, 2 Nights York & 3 Nights Edinburgh (DYE)

“That’s Barry!” No we are not talking about a person named Barry. It’s what people say in Edinburgh when they think something is fantastic. When you take this 10-day vacation to London, York & Edinburgh with Stonehenge & Bath, we know you’ll be saying “that’s barry” everywhere you go! And the reason everything is “barry” (fantastic) is because when you travel with Monograms, all the details are arranged for you. We’ve not only arranged your hotel reservations, we include daily buffet breakfasts, sightseeing and transportation between cities. Plus, you get the services of our one-of-a-kind feature, the Monograms Local Host®, a friend in each city who is there for you to share local insights, make recommendations and help make your vacation all you want it to be.

Your vacation begins the moment you arrive in London, where we can seamlessly pick you up at the airport and take you to your selected hotel. Here, you will be greeted with a warm welcome by your Local Host, who will give you a set of materials to help you become familiar with the city. The next day, after an included breakfast, we've arranged exclusive sightseeing with a local expert that will take you to the must-see attractions. You will visit St. Paul's Cathedral, with its world-famous dome and fascinating history, and you will see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. You will also have a full day in London to explore on your own (with the support of your Local Host, of course). You may want to visit Windsor Castle, the Tower of London, the British Museum, or one of the world-famous department stores, such as Harrods.

From London, we will take you to Stonehenge, the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. You'll stand in awe as you try to figure out the mystery behind this monument. We will also take you to Bath, where you will visit the Roman baths, built nearly two thousand years ago.

Then you are off to York. To make travel as convenient as possible, we will pick you up at your London hotel and escort you to the train station. Once you arrive in York, your Local Host will pick you up at the train station, take you to your hotel, and present you with materials on the city so you can start exploring immediately. The next day, we've arranged for you to have a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour, where you will see York Minster, the world-famous cathedral dating from the 7th century. Wait until you see its medieval stained glass!

The following day, we will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the train station, where you will catch the Express train (first-class) to Edinburgh, where your Local Host will greet you at the train station and escort you to your hotel. We've arranged a sightseeing tour with a local expert who will share insider stories with you as you see the "New Town," dating to the 18th century, and the "Old Town," dominated by Edinburgh Castle. We will take you to Edinburgh Castle, where you will see the "Honours of Scotland," the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles. You will also have a full day to explore on your own. Perhaps take a ghost tour of Edinburgh's Old Town or explore Holyrood Palace, Her Majesty the Queen’s official residence in Scotland and once the home of Mary, Queen of Scots.

As you can see, Monograms has taken care of the details for you. And did we mention we've included first-class train tickets on the Express train between London, York, & Edinburgh? Between the transportation and transfers we've included, the sightseeing and guides we've arranged, the hotels we've booked, and the breakfast we've included, all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride! Imagine the stress and hassles saved by allowing us to handle the details—not to mention the comfort of knowing you'll have a Local Host in each city—and you've got yourself a vacation of a lifetime! Now that is “barry!”


Insider Benefits

Monograms is all about connecting you to your destination with unmatched insider guidance and support to make travel a pleasure. With a team of local experts in each destination, your Monograms vacation includes local assistance and tips that only a local would know. In addition to an expertly-planned vacation with great hotels and included sightseeing, Monograms means you'll get the VIP treatment from a team of local insiders who help you put your signature on your vacation.

Arrival & Hotel Transfer

Monograms greets you like a VIP when you arrive at your destination then whisks you off to your hotel with a friendly Monograms operated transfer, complimentary for guests who have purchased their flights through Monograms.

Hotel Check-In

Once you arrive at your hotel, your own Monograms Local Host® is there to greet you, help you get checked in, and share lots of destination insights with you to get your vacation started.

Sightseeing

Get an insider's look at the must-see sights with the insight and knowledge of an expert Monograms Local Guide. Delight in the stares of regular tourists as they slide you past the line and right into the doorway with VIP access.

Free Time

Your Monograms Local Host® can provide tips and suggestions and even help you book activities & excursions to make the most of your time at your destination, helping you drink in the local culture in just your style.

Dining

What better restaurant recommendations can you find than from a local who knows? From haute cuisine to hidden cafes, from street food to Michelin Stars, your Local Host® can give you the inside scoop on finding your favorite fare.

MonogramsGO App

To help you feel even more comfortable in your destination, Monograms offers access to our MonogramsGO app where guests can check flight, hotel and transfer information and customize their trip with a host of local suggestions.

City Connections

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, we'll get you to your train or plane, stress free with door-to-gate service. Your local Monograms team awaits your arrival at your next destination.

Activities & Excursions

Monograms offers a range of amazing experiences you can add to your trip, vetted by our team and perfectly coordinated with your Monograms package. Add them before you leave or on trip with the help of your Local Host®.

Airport Departure

Parting is such sweet sorrow. When you've explored all that you can explore and it's time to head home, your Local Host® will ensure a smooth departure, on time and on point, stress-free.

Your Local Host

What is the Role of a Local Host?

Monograms provides travelers access to a Local Host®, so you will have someone on hand to answer those vacation questions pertaining to London. No waiting in line at the concierge desk or trying to ask your waitress at breakfast directions to the shopping district. Simply ask your Local Host about London and you'll be on your way in no time. Plus, your Local Host will share local London insights and share suggestions for getting off the beaten path, leaving you more time to create lasting vacation memories that are yours alone.

Local Host Recommendations

Meet One of Your Local Hosts

A dedicated team of Local Hosts are on hand at every Monograms hotel to offer you advice during your stay in London - whether you need help on how to travel about the British capital, how to book one of the many optional excursions available, or to recommend a nice place to dine in style.

Day-By-Day 2019 / 2020

With Monograms, we handle the details so you can focus on the sights, experience new cultures and new destinations. From arranging the right hotels and seamless transportation to providing your own Local Host® and included sightseeing, we've thought of-and included-everything you need in an all-in-one package.

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FEATURED HIGHLIGHT

Your Monograms package includes first-class Express train tickets between London, York, & Edinburgh. Plus, we've included transfers to/from the train stations.

Local Host

DAY
1
LONDON, ENGLAND

9-Apr-2020

Welcome to London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, a leading and vibrant global city. Your Local Hosts will help you make the most of your time.

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2
LONDON

10-Apr-2020

Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London’s famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were married; Whitehall’s mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister’s Downing Street; Piccadilly Circus; and Buckingham Palace. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the riverbank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London’s skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history.

Excursions Available:

The London Dungeon

Price: Starting From: $33/person

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The London Dungeon

Delve into the blood-curdling parts of history that your teachers never wanted to tell you. Live actors, scary rides, shows and special effects, transport you back to those black, bleak times. Are you brave enough?

Sea Life London

Price: Starting From: $32/person

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Sea Life London

With 17 themed zones and over 600 species of marine life, SEA LIFE London Aquarium will take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing sea creatures, from sharks to rare Green Sea Turtles, from jellyfish to rays, from clownfish to blue tangs.

River Cruise Experience

Price: Starting From: $18/person

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River Cruise Experience

Take a London Eye River Cruise and see London from a different perspective. Enjoy a unique 40 minute circular sightseeing cruise on the River Thames with fascinating live commentary that brings the city to life, presented by specialist guides. Highlights include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.

Kensington Palace

Price: Starting From: $21/person

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace was once Princess Diana's home. Sir Christopher Wren lavishly improved the original house, turning it into a palace for William III and Mary II. It remained a royal home and was the birthplace of Queen Victoria. The splendid State Apartments are on view to the public.

Jack The Ripper

Price: Starting From: $44/person

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Jack The Ripper

This evening excursion takes you through the dark side of London, where you hear about the murderous activities of the infamous Jack the Ripper and other notorious, dark characters.

Madame Tussauds

Price: Starting From: $42/person

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Madame Tussauds

Walk the red carpet at the legendary Madame Tussauds London and meet the world's most famous stars from Hollywood to Bollywood, and The Royal Family to Rock Royalty.

Hampton Court Palace

Price: Starting From: $30/person

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Hampton Court Palace

From Henry VIII and "Bloody" Queen Mary to the ghostly Grey Lady and the puzzling hedge maze, you'll be positively captivated by rich history and infamous characters during your half-day visit of magnificent Hampton Court Palace.

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DAY
3
LONDON

11-Apr-2020

Ask your Local Hosts for suggestions to make the most of the day. You might consider a visit to Westminster Abbey, the traditional place of coronation and burial site for British monarchs.

Excursions Available:

The London Dungeon

Price: Starting From: $33/person

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The London Dungeon

Delve into the blood-curdling parts of history that your teachers never wanted to tell you. Live actors, scary rides, shows and special effects, transport you back to those black, bleak times. Are you brave enough?

Sea Life London

Price: Starting From: $32/person

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Sea Life London

With 17 themed zones and over 600 species of marine life, SEA LIFE London Aquarium will take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean. Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing sea creatures, from sharks to rare Green Sea Turtles, from jellyfish to rays, from clownfish to blue tangs.

River Cruise Experience

Price: Starting From: $18/person

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River Cruise Experience

Take a London Eye River Cruise and see London from a different perspective. Enjoy a unique 40 minute circular sightseeing cruise on the River Thames with fascinating live commentary that brings the city to life, presented by specialist guides. Highlights include Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.

Kensington Palace

Price: Starting From: $21/person

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace was once Princess Diana's home. Sir Christopher Wren lavishly improved the original house, turning it into a palace for William III and Mary II. It remained a royal home and was the birthplace of Queen Victoria. The splendid State Apartments are on view to the public.

Jack The Ripper

Price: Starting From: $44/person

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Jack The Ripper

This evening excursion takes you through the dark side of London, where you hear about the murderous activities of the infamous Jack the Ripper and other notorious, dark characters.

Madame Tussauds

Price: Starting From: $42/person

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Madame Tussauds

Walk the red carpet at the legendary Madame Tussauds London and meet the world's most famous stars from Hollywood to Bollywood, and The Royal Family to Rock Royalty.

Hampton Court Palace

Price: Starting From: $30/person

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Hampton Court Palace

From Henry VIII and "Bloody" Queen Mary to the ghostly Grey Lady and the puzzling hedge maze, you'll be positively captivated by rich history and infamous characters during your half-day visit of magnificent Hampton Court Palace.

London Eye

Price: Starting From: $39/person

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London Eye

At 135 metres, the Coca-Cola London Eye is the world's tallest cantilevered observation wheel, with 40 kilometre panoramic views on a clear day. The gradual rotation in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules takes approximately 30 minutes offering spectacular views of London and its famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square.

Tower of London and Crown Jewels

Price: Starting From: $69/person

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Tower of London and Crown Jewels

From the opulent Crown Jewels to the uniformed Beefeaters and infamous ravens, this fascinating excursion introduces you to the Tower of London, one of the country's most famous castle fortresses.

RIB Boat

Price: Starting From: $61/person

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RIB Boat

Experience an action-packed 50 minute long trip on London's River Thames in a high-speed, rigid inflatable boat (RIB) tour.

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DAY
4
LONDON STONEHENGE & BATH EXCURSION

12-Apr-2020

Explore the visitor center at STONEHENGE and walk around the most famous prehistoric monument in the world, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. Following a scenic drive into the heart of the city, visit the ROMAN BATHS, built nearly 2,000 years ago. You will also have time to enjoy coffee in the famous Pump Room, or just stroll past Bath Abbey and along the Avon River.

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DAY
5
LONDON–YORK

13-Apr-2020

Travel to York by EXPRESS TRAIN (first class).

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DAY
6
YORK

14-Apr-2020

Your HOP-ON/HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TICKET allows you to experience and discover in depth one of the most inspiring cities in England. Your Local Host will be available for suggestions to enhance your time in York. Maybe Afternoon Tea at Bettys Café, a local tea-and-cake institution with an Art Deco interior, curved windows, and ornate mirrors.

Excursions Available:

Private Guided City Walk

Price: Starting From: $24/person

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Private Guided City Walk

Nearly 2,000 years of history come to life on this private guided walking tour through majestic York!

Castle Howard

Price: Starting From: $63/person

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Castle Howard

Discover one of Yorkshire's finest stately homes during a private visit of 17th-century Castle Howard, immortalized in the TV miniseries "Brideshead Revisited"!

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DAY
7
YORK–EDINBURGH

15-Apr-2020

Travel to Edinburgh by EXPRESS TRAIN (first class).

Excursions Available:

Ghosts and Ghouls

Price: Starting From: $24/person

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Ghosts and Ghouls

Explore the infamous and haunted Blair Street underground vaults on this spine-tingling look at Edinburgh's ghoulish past and ghostly present.

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DAY
8
EDINBURGH

16-Apr-2020

Morning guided sightseeing introduces you to the 200-year-old elegant “New Town” with its original neo-classical and Georgian period architecture. In the “Old Town,” visit EDINBURGH CASTLE, perched on top of a rocky crag, the remnants of an extinct volcano. Tour the castle and admire the “Honours of Scotland,” the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles and first used for the coronation of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1543.

NOTE:
Edinburgh sightseeing might take place on Day 7.

Excursions Available:

Ghosts and Ghouls

Price: Starting From: $24/person

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Ghosts and Ghouls

Explore the infamous and haunted Blair Street underground vaults on this spine-tingling look at Edinburgh's ghoulish past and ghostly present.

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DAY
9
EDINBURGH

17-Apr-2020

Full day at leisure to explore the vibrant Scottish capital, or you might like to visit Rosslyn Chapel, one of the most mysterious places in Scotland and featured in Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code.

Excursions Available:

Ghosts and Ghouls

Price: Starting From: $24/person

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Ghosts and Ghouls

Explore the infamous and haunted Blair Street underground vaults on this spine-tingling look at Edinburgh's ghoulish past and ghostly present.

Loch Ness, Glen Coe and the Highlands of Scotland

Price: Starting From: $68/person

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Loch Ness, Glen Coe and the Highlands of Scotland

The legendary character of the Scottish Highlands comes to life on this full-day journey featuring Cairngorms National Park, Loch Ness, Glen Coe, the Wallace Monument, and more!

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DAY
10
EDINBURGH

18-Apr-2020

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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Transportation

From City-to-City

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, your local Monograms team makes it an absolute breeze! We'll get to your train or plane, stress free and on time with door-to-gate service. And your local Monograms team awaits your arrival as soon as you pull into your next destination.

Hotels

Monograms offers an impressive choice of hotels pre-selected for their location, amenities and service. When booking your package check to see what other hotels are available for your dates. Some hotels may not be available for this package.

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London

Top 10 London Attractions

British Museum

Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the world’s great museums. With works dating from prehistoric to modern times, it is a showcase of collections from around the whole world. Ten years ago, the museum’s inner courtyard was transformed into the largest covered public square in Europe; it is now worth a visit in its own right.

Camden Market

Explore one of London's more popular markets. The one-time undisputed center of London’s alternative scene still has plenty of delights, from vintage fashion and retro T-shirts to second-hand books and bric-a-brac.

Covent Garden

Stroll through the famous glass-covered market with its fashionable boutiques, cafés, and arts and crafts stalls or watch the jugglers, mime artists, variety acts, and musicians perform in the open piazza. The small roads around Covent Garden are also full of beautiful shops, lively bars, and great restaurants.

Hampstead Heath

Enjoy amazing views over London from Hampstead Heath. As London's largest ancient park land, it was first mentioned in 974 and remains very popular with locals, who love it for its wilderness areas and ponds.

Harrods

One of the world's most famous department stores, Harrods has everything—from food, fashion, and furniture to sportswear and 20 in-store restaurants. Must-see sights include the five art deco-style food halls as well as the store itself at night, which is illuminated by 11,500 light bulbs.

Highgate Cemetery

Now a Grade 1-listed park, the cemetery boasts a wealth of flora, fauna, and bird life. Over its 150-year history, the burial site and its natural setting have become inseparable, and it is this that makes it unique. Its most famous occupant in the east cemetery is probably Karl Marx.

Hyde Park

At more than 350 acres, Hyde Park is one of the largest green spaces in central London and famous for its Speaker’s Corner and Serpentine. Relax in one of the deckchairs that are available from April to September, and enjoy a scoop of ice cream or even a light lunch from one of the many stalls and cafés.

Little Angel Theatre

Founded by John Wright in 1961, this is the only permanent puppet theatre in London. The compact 100-seat theatre stages diverse productions devised here or by visiting companies, and it shares its space with the workshop where the marionettes are carved and created.

National Portrait Gallery

The Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect portraits of famous British men and women. Today, it houses 120,000 portraits dating from the 16th century, including one of the best-known paintings of William Shakespeare, a self portrait of William Hogarth, and Branwell Bronte's famous painting of his sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne.

Natural History Museum

This is the world’s leading museum of natural history. It features hundreds of exciting interactive exhibits, ranging from the dramatic earthquake experience to the spectacular dinosaurs exhibitions.

Old Bailey Criminal Courts

Not a classic tourist sight but the Old Bailey or Central Criminal Court offers a unique authentic insight into London and the British justice system with its peculiar wigged judges and barristers. The Old Bailey was built about a century ago on the site of an old prison. The courts consist of 18 courtrooms and nearly all have public viewing galleries. Entry is free.

Portobello Market

The Saturday antiques market on Portobello Road is truly unique as 2,000 antiques dealers tend their stalls full of intriguing items. You can spend hours looking for that special souvenir—and once you leave the antique stalls behind, you find yourself in the middle of the most colorful food market. Go early because it gets crowded.

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Stand on the world-famous Greenwich Meridian Line, Longitude Zero (0° 0' 0"), which divides Earth’s eastern and western hemispheres. Explore the history of time and astronomy in this charming Wren building.

Saatchi Gallery - Sloane Square

The Saatchi Gallery is a London gallery for contemporary art, opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985 in order to show his sizeable (and changing) collection to the public. The gallery has been a major influence on art in Britain since its opening; it presents work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK.

South Bank

Why not spend a sunny afternoon on the bustling South Bank? It is an area equally popular with tourists and locals due to the amazing number of famous venues and things to do along this incredibly scenic walk by the Thames.

St. Katherine Docks

Situated next to Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, St. Katherine Docks has been the focus of worldwide trade and commerce for over 1,000 years. It’s a quiet and unique place to eat or have a drink—plus, while you’re admiring the yachts, remember that it costs about £800 a month to park a 50-footer here.

Tate Galleries

If you like the arts, consider a visit to one of the Tate Galleries. Tate Modern is located in an unused power station and exhibits international modern and contemporary art, whereas Tate Britain is home of British art from 1500 to the present. Admission is free.

The English Tea Room at Brown’s Hotel

This is the best place in London to enjoy a sumptuous Afternoon Tea, including finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, and cakes! The English Tea Room has won the tea world’s highest accolade—the 2009 Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea award!

The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret

Climb a creaky spiral staircase to a church attic for a look at Britain's only surviving operating theatre, where limbs were sawed off in front of a live, viewing audience. Tour an assemblage of other Victorian medical devices—you'll be glad to step soundly back into the 21st century!

Westfield Shopping Center

Europe’s largest in-city shopping center is a stunning architectural masterpiece with over 275 shops from luxury fashion labels to high street favorites and over 50 places to eat and drink, Westfield London is truly a unique shopping experience.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is steeped in more than a thousand years of history; it has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the final resting place of 17 monarchs. The present church, begun by Henry III in 1245, is one of the country’s most important gothic buildings.

Westminster Cathedral

The mother church of the Roman Catholic community in England and Wales is dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus Christ. The Byzantine-style architecture of the eastern Roman Empire sets it quite apart from other London landmarks.

York

Barley Hall

Barley Hall is a stunning medieval townhouse, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. The building has been lovingly restored to its original splendor with stunning high ceilings, beautiful exposed timber frames and possibly the only horn window in England. It has been decorated to replicate what it would have looked like as the Snawsell home around 1483 and boasts a magnificent Great Hall.

Bettys Café

In 1936 the founder of Bettys, Frederick Belmont, travelled on the maiden voyage of the Queen Mary. He was so enthralled by the splendor of the ship that he commissioned the Queen Mary’s designers and craftsmen to turn a dilapidated furniture store into his most sophisticated branch yet – an elegant café in the land-locked location of St Helen’s Square. Today, as you sit in Bettys surrounded by huge curved windows, elegant wood paneling and ornate mirrors, you can almost imagine yourself aboard a luxury liner.

York Castle Museum

Take a tantalizing trip through time as you step into the world famous recreated street - Kirkgate. Experience the sights and sounds of Victorian Britain and discover a whole lot more in this amazing museum of everyday life famous for its collections of costumes, textiles, military and social history.

Special Exhibition - York Castle Prison: See York Castle Prison's infamous residents and fascinating history brought to life in the latest exhibition. Experience a brutal and crooked prison system - and meet the most notorious inmate: the legendary highwayman Dick Turpin!

City of York Walls

No visit to York would be complete without a walk around the City Walls. At 3.4 kilometers long, the beautifully preserved walls are the longest medieval town walls in England. About 2.5 million people walk along all or part of the City walls each year, enjoying some amazing views. The completion of the entire circuit will take approximately 2 hours. There are five main bars or gateways, one Victorian gateway, one postern (a small gateway) and 45 towers. The walls weigh approximately 100,000 metric tons.

Clifford's Tower / York Castle

Clifford's Tower stands as a proud symbol of the power of England's medieval kings. Originally built by William the Conqueror to subdue the rebels of the north, it was twice burned to the ground, before being rebuilt by Henry III in the 13th century. With sweeping panoramic views of York and the surrounding countryside, it isn't hard to see why Clifford's Tower played such a crucial role in the control of northern England.

Cold War Bunker

The York Cold War Bunker uncovers the secret history of Britain’s Cold War. Enter the blast-proof doors and investigate the more unusual side of York’s heritage. In active service from the 1960s–1990s the bunker was designed as a nerve-centre to monitor fall-out in the event of a nuclear attack.

Deans Park Garden

Managed by the Dean and Chapter of York Minster, Dean's Park is one of York's best loved places offering magnificent views of the Minster.

York Dungeon

With a brilliant cast of professional actors, 11 shows, authentic sets and costumes and amazing special effects, you experience a unique thrill-filled journey through 2000 years of York's murky history. Meet York's most infamous villains, rogues and rascals, including highwayman Dick Turpin, the infamous Guy Fawkes and Viking King Eric Bloodaxe. Discover the Labyrinth of the Lost Roman Legion and the fate of the Yorkshire Witches. Plus, see the back-breaking work that goes on in the torture chamber, be judged in the courtroom and feel the effects of the plague.

Fairfax House

Fairfax House is one of the finest Georgian town house in England and a classical architectural masterpiece of its age. Originally the winter home of Viscount Fairfax, its richly decorated interior was designed by York's most distinguished eighteenth-century architect, John Carr, and houses the superb Noel Terry collection of furniture, clocks, paintings and decorative arts, described by Christie's as one of the finest private collections of the twentieth century.

Fish & Chips

There is nothing more British than a delicious serving of Yorkshire's Finest Fish & Chips. Don’t leave York without having eaten fish & chips the traditional British way, freshly cooked, piping hot, smothered in salt and vinegar, whilst strolling through York's historic surroundings.

Holy Trinity Church

A Glimpse of the Medieval world behind a busy street. Holy Trinity Goodramgate has the air of a hidden treasure. It stands in a small, secluded, leafy churchyard, with the Minster towering behind, tucked away behind Goodramgate - one of York's busiest shopping streets. To visit, you pass through an 18th-century archway tacked on to buildings that served as artisans' workshops in the 14th century.

Jorvik Viking Centre

At Jorvik Viking Centre you are standing on the site of one of the most famous and astounding discoveries of modern archaeology. Thirty years ago archaeologists revealed the houses, workshops and backyards of the Viking-Age city of Jorvik, as it stood 1,000 years ago. The creation of a Viking city as authentically as possible from the layout of the houses, the working craftsmen, the language of the gossiping neighbors, to the smells of cooking and the cesspit meant that it has now been visited by more than 15 million people.

York Mansion House

One of York's great historic treasures and one of its best kept secrets! Step through the doors of York's civic history from the simplicity of the hall way to the grandeur of the Stateroom, from seeking the secret drawers hidden in a bureau to discovering the chamber pot! The Mansion House is the home of the Lord Mayors of York, started in 1725 this was the First Purpose built residence for a Lord Mayor in the country.

Merchant Adventurers' Hall

The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is one of York’s medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of historical York, this stunning timber framed building was constructed by a fraternity made up of York citizens to provide a base for charity, worship and business.

Explore the Great Hall where business and feasting took place, the Undercroft where poor and sick people were cared for and Chapel where religious services were conducted. The Hall is home to many remarkable collections. Including silver, furniture and paintings, which provide a glimpse into the rich history of the Hall and the people associated with it.

National Railway Museum

Get up close to over 300 years of fascinating history in York’s only National Museum. Explore the giant halls full of trains and railway legends including the majestic Duchess of Hamilton, step on to the futuristic Japanese Bullet Train or marvel at the stunning opulence of the Royal Trains. Get on board awe inspiring locomotives, watch the engineers at work in The Workshop, uncover hidden treasures in The Warehouse and make tracks to the outdoor area.

Quilt Museum and Gallery

Be inspired by the fabulous fabrics, colors, designs and stories of the quilts in the changing exhibitions on display from The Quilters Guild of the British Isles Collection and contemporary textile artists.

Rowntree Park

A short walk from the city centre, on the banks of the River Ouse, this inspiring 30-acre was a gift to the City of York by Messrs Rowntree & Co. in 1921 and is a memorial to the Cocoa Works staff who fell and suffered during World War I. A set of listed gates off Terry Avenue were added to the park in memory of those who fell in the World War II. Bronze plaques mark both occasions within the centrally located Lych Gate.

Richard III Museum

Possibly one of York's best kept secrets is this fascinating Museum situated in York's tallest and most impressive Medieval Gatehouse - Monk Bar. The Richard III Museum was built in the 14th century as part of York’s Famous City Walls. It was originally a guard house but later was used as both a prison and as police housing. There are three rooms in all, the uppermost is said to have been added by King Richard himself in 1484, allegedly supervising its construction and paying for it out of his own money.

The Shambles

‘The Shambles’ is sometimes used as a general term for the maze of twisting, narrow lanes which make York so charming. At its heart is the lane actually called the Shambles, arguably the best preserved medieval street in the world. Many of the buildings on the street today date back to the late 14th and 15th century.

Treasurer's House

Who is haunting Treasurer's House? Named after the Treasurer of York Minster and built over a Roman road, the house is not all that it seems. Discover on a guided tour the cellar where ghostly Roman soldiers were seen or go to the Edwardian servants' quarters in the attics. Explore at your leisure an extensive collection of antiques in different historic settings throughout 13 rooms all created by one Yorkshire man, Frank Green.

York's Chocolate Story

York's Chocolate Story, located in the heart of York, is an entertaining and informative guided tour through the history of York's most famous chocolate-making families and their finest creations. You'll discover chocolate's origins, how to make it, how to taste it like an expert and even the sustainable future of chocolate. You'll also uncover a host of surprising secrets and fascinating facts behind.

York Brewery Tap Room & Visitor Centre

Established in May 1996 inside the historic Micklegate Bar Walls, York Brewery is both a traditional working brewery and a major tourist attraction providing customers locally and from around the country with the first real ales from within the walls of York for over 40 years.

Yorkshire Museum

The Yorkshire Museum houses some of the finest collections of archaeological and geological finds in Europe. From prehistory to the city's medieval splendor, this amazing place tells the whole story in its fantastic new interactive galleries and AV shows. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, kneel at St William's medieval shrine, see the monsters of the deep that swam when Yorkshire was beneath the sea - and all in the heart of the city. Finally - immerse yourself in the story of England's other capital, all brought to life with the latest digital technology in a spectacular film show in the auditorium.

York Boat

A great photographic opportunity and chance to see the fascinating buildings, bridges and historic sights on the River Ouse in York. Look for stunning wildlife including Kingfishers.

Edinburgh

Arthur's Seat

Located within the center of Edinburgh at Holyrood Park, the remains of this extinct volcano rise 823 feet making it a notable landmark of the city. With its myriad footpaths, mini loch and ruin on the hillside (St. Anthony's Chapel, which dates back to the 15th century), it is a great place for a walk.

Bruntsfield Links

Yes, you can play golf in Edinburgh! Bruntsfield is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world, and has hosted a number of major championships. It boasts spectacular views over the Firth of Forth.

City Art Centre

Visit the City Art Centre, home to one of the finest collections of Scottish art in the UK and host to international touring exhibitions of fine art, photography, design and more.

Calton Hill

Climb Calton Hill, off Princes Street, one of the best view points over the city. It is one of Edinburgh's main hills, set right in the city center and is unmistakable with the upturned telescope, the monument to Admiral Lord Nelson's victory, and death, at the battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, and the Athenian acropolis poking above the skyline.

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

Five great attractions in one visit – Camera Obscura, live moving panorama of the city; 360° Rooftop View of Edinburgh; Magic Gallery optical illusions; Light Fantastic, dedicated to the science and art of holography; Edinburgh Vision - see Edinburgh in 3D from the 1850s to the present. It is one of Edinburgh's oldest visitor attractions, built beside Edinburgh Castle in 1853.

Clan Tartan Centre

Close to the Royal Yacht Britannia, at Leith Mills, you will find a world of truly Scottish style. Search the database of 50,000 names and find out if your name is linked to a Scottish clan or tartan. If so, take a printed clan certificate home with you, and maybe toast to your Scottish heritage with a dram from the Spirit of Scotland Whisky Shop; it boasts over a hundred Scottish Malts to tempt your palate.

Dean Village

Just a few minutes walk from New Town's Charlotte Square and 100 feet below the rest of the city, you'll find an 800-year-old milling town on the Water of Leith. Enjoy a riverside walk through the village with its fascinating blend of old and new architecture.

The Dome

Located in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town, this large domed structure was once a bank and now houses a classy bar and restaurant where the locals meet friends and colleagues for coffee, cocktails, lunch and dinner.

The Elephant House Gourmet Tea & Coffee House

Opened in 1995, The Elephant House has established itself as one of the best tea and coffee houses in Edinburgh. Made famous as the place of inspiration to writers such as J.K. Rowling, who sat writing much of her early novels in the back room overlooking Edinburgh Castle.

The Georgian House

For a glimpse into the lifestyle of Edinburgh's 18th century upper class, visit the Georgian House in Edinburgh's "New Town." Refurbished and opened to the public by Scotland's National Trust, the Georgian House boasts elegant architecture and antiques.

Grassmarket

Stroll through Edinburgh's vibrant and historic Grassmarket area, which offers a range of unique and quirky shops and is the ideal place to find a Scottish souvenir.

Greyfriars Bobby Memorial

This memorial commemorates the loyal dog that spent 14 years by his master's grave. When John Gray, an Edinburgh policeman died in 1858, Bobby made his home by his master's grave in Greyfriars' Kirkyard, and local residents fed him and built him a shelter.

Holyrood Palace

Explore Holyrood Palace, Queen Elizabeth II's official residence in Scotland and once the home of Mary, Queen of Scots. The palace has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 15th century. The Palace stands at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle.

Holyrood Park

Holyrood Park, also known as the Queen's Park since it is still owned by the monarchy, contains some interesting attractions such as the remains of an ancient volcano, a bird sanctuary, the dramatic Salisbury Crags and three lochs or lakes.

Magdalen Chapel

Hidden in the Cowgate in Edinburgh's Old Town, beneath George IV Bridge, is the 16th Century Magdalen Chapel. It was the last Roman Catholic chapel to be built in Edinburgh before the Reformation.

Museum on the Mound

Money and so much more! Opened in 2006, this fascinating museum takes a fresh look at money – and much, much more. Art & design, technology, crime, trade and security – all feature in the story of money.

National Museum of Scotland

The collections tell you the story of Scotland, its land, people and culture. It covers life, the universe and everything in it. Some exhibits are millions of years old, others less than a decade. From Iron Age gold ornaments to Jackie Stewart's F1 car, to the milk bottle actor Sir Sean Connery carried when he was a milkman.

Royal Oak Pub

You'll find plenty of pubs in Edinburgh, but for the sounds of Scottish folk music while you savor your ale, this pub on Infirmary Street is the place.

Scotch Whisky Experience

Take a barrel ride as you become part of the actual whisky making process, then access the vault containing the world's largest collection of Scotch Whiskies and enjoy a special tutored nosing and tasting. Explore Scotland's whisky history from the very beginnings through to the global success of today.

St Giles' Cathedral

St Giles' Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its famed crown spire it stands on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle (Scotland's chivalric company of knights headed by the Queen).

St. Mary's Cathedral

The largest ecclesiastical building in Scotland stands in the heart of Edinburgh's bustling west end, and its three spires can be seen dominating the skyline. It is a place of stillness in Scotland's capital. Take some time to explore the site and find out what is going on in and around the cathedral. A warm welcome awaits you.

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