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8-day Britain at War on a Budget Tour

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Introduction

This 8-day budget tour combines some of the highlights of our Battle of Britain Tour with additional World War II-related sites and the most popular tourist attractions in the region. The icing on the cake is the Bovington Tank Museum, the largest collection of tanks and the third largest collection of armored vehicles in the world. With stops at SHAEF HQ, the modern-day police base that served as the headquarters of the Normandy Invasion during WWII; Bletchley Park, where the Enigma code was cracked; as well as attractions like Stonehenge, Cambridge and Oxford, this tour is the perfect compromise for couples and families that are looking for a balanced vacation in England.

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20202021
Arrival requirement (airport and time): London (LHR),no later than 10 AM
Departure requirement (airport and time): London (LHR),any time
Tour datesList price Layaway Early-Bird Airfare $750
  • May 3, 2020 - May 10, 2020
    $2,700
    $2,430
    $2,160
    $1,950
    Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
    $2,700
    $2,430
    $2,160
    $1,950
Single supplement : $500
Arrival requirement (airport and time): London (LHR),no later than 10 AM
Departure requirement (airport and time): London (LHR),any time
Tour datesList price Layaway Early-Bird Airfare $750
  • Jun 12, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021
    $3,000
    $2,700
    $2,550
    $2,250
    Jul 9, 2021 - Jul 16, 2021
    $3,000
    $2,700
    $2,550
    $2,250
    Sep 10, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
    $3,000
    $2,700
    $2,550
    $2,250
Single supplement : $500

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE?

  • 7 nights’ accommodation at 3-star hotels
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Airport transfers on first and last day of tour
  • High quality motor coach transportation
  • 24/7 tour manager
  • Free Wi-Fi at hotels
  • Online access to personalized My Trip account
  • All taxes and credit card fees
  • All departures guaranteed

*We have multiple hotel partners in each region, due to this your hotel list will not be available until 30 days before your tour.

Itinerary

  • Passengers are greeted at Heathrow Airport in London and transferred by coach to Cambridge. In the evening there is an introduction to the tour and a chance for the passengers to get acquainted over a welcome drink.

  • In the morning we pay our respects at the Cambridge American Cemetery. The afternoon is spent among iconic aircraft at the Imperial War Museum Duxford or those who prefer can stay in Cambridge and explore the city's many museums.

  • In the morning we travel to Bletchley Park to explore the museum; the place where the unsung code breakers greatly contributed to the war effort. In the afternoon we are off to Cambridge for a guided tour to see the world-renowned University of Cambridge founded in 1209.

  • We travel to Oxford to marvel at the ˮcity of dreaming spires,ˮ the home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world.

  • In the morning, we visit Littlecote House, which served as the headquarters of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment during the war. The afternoon is dedicated to one of the most famous landmarks in the United Kingdom, a British cultural icon and a World Heritage Site: Stonehenge.

  • We drive to Southsea to visit the SHAEF HQ at Southwick House, where many famous WWII operations, including the Normandy Invasion, were planned. In the afternoon we visit the D-Day Museum in Portsmout. Those otherwise interested may take the opportunity to explore Admiral Nelson's flagship, the HMS Victory.

  • We head to Bovington and its world-famous Tank Museum: one of the largest collections of tanks and armored vehicles from around the world with hundreds of exhibits from dozens of countries. In the afternoon we head back to the hotel, where we spend the last night of the tour.

  • After saying goodbye, our guests are brought to London's Heathrow Airport for their flights home.

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THESE SIGHTS ARE ALSO INCLUDED ON OTHER TOURS