Best 2023 expert-led trips in the UK
During this three-day tour, you'll learn more about the coveted author Jane Austen, as well as the places that inspired her works. Not only that, but esteemed historian Lucy Worsley will join you for an evening, hosting a talk and special Q&A session at your hotel. You'll enjoy a guided tour of Bath, a beautiful city replete with Georgian architecture and known for its Royal Crescent. You'll spend the final day of your tour in the Cotswolds, visiting some picture-perfect villages - Castle Combe and Lacock, while was used as a location in the 1990s for the TV adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and the film Emma. Fans of Jane Austen and her works won't want to miss this trip.
Royal enthusiasts can expect insightful knowledge from author and historian Matt Lewis, whilst exploring the lavish homes and dramatic lives of the Royal Family. You will delight in exploring the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, Windsor Castle, during a private tour, as well as delving behind the rope at Hampton Court, and visiting late Queen Elizabeth II's resting place.
The Cotswolds are truly stunning and so quintessentially British with their rolling hills, honey-coloured stone buildings and cosy country inns. During this four-night tour, you'll get to experience traditional English country gardens, while also taking a very special trip to TV farmer and Countryfile presenter - Adam Henson's - rare breeds farm. Adam will be giving a private talk and opening the floor to questions, over lunch on his farm. Also enjoy visits to Painswick Rococo Gardens and Sudeley Castle & Gardens - and enjoy all that the Cotswolds has to offer from your base in the medieval market town of Tewkesbury. To complete your English getaway, tuck into a tasty and traditional afternoon tea.