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Trip Overview

This eight -night train holiday begins in London the capital of England and the United Kingdom a 21st century city with history stretching back to Roman times. Next onboard the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight train to Edinburgh. This holiday allows you to experience three inspiring, classic cities. Visit the Edinburgh Castle to see the Scottish crown jewels and legendary Stone of Scone. Explore York’s most popular attractions, such as Memorial Gardens, Clifford’s Tower, and The Shambles. Take in panoramic views of London from Tower Bridge or take a relaxing stroll through Hyde Park. Get ready to see another side of the United Kingdom.

Highlights

  • Visit Edinburgh’s most popular landmarks and attractions, such as Grassmarket
  • Explore York’s medieval streets and renowned museums
  • Experience Trafalgar Square and Hyde Park in London

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as specified in itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in London
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in York
  • 1 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in London
  • 1 night accommodation onboard the Caledonian Sleeper
  • Tower of London entrance including a viewing of the crown jewels
  • Day trip to Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath
  • City tour of Edinburgh
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in York
Trip Map

Why Not...

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1 – LONDON
When you arrive in London, there is so much to see and do but a must see is the Tower of London, officially Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress located on the north bank of the River Thames. Enjoy access to the Tower of London and see the Crown Jewels with your included pass. (Overnight in London)

DAY 2 – LONDON
Today visit some of the top attractions outside of London on this day trip to Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and the historic town of Bath. Start at Windsor Castle, home to the British royal family, for a tour of the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel, and then continue west of London to Salisbury, home of the mysterious Stonehenge rock formations. Finally, arrive in Bath, known for its elegant Georgian architecture and Roman baths. All admission tickets are included in the tour price. (Overnight in London) B

DAY 3 – OVERNIGHT ONBOARD CALEDONIAN SLEEPER
Depart London onboard the Caledonian Sleeper for your overnight journey to Edinburgh. Your Classic room features a single or twin berth and wash basin. Speak to one of our Rail Experts about upgrading your accommodations to a Double room or Club room, which include priority access to the Club Car for meals and drinks and access to the lounge area to enjoy beautiful scenery in the morning. (Overnight onboard the Caledonian Sleeper)

DAY 4 – EDINBURGH
When you arrive in Edinburgh, the day is yours to spend at your leisure. We suggest visiting Edinburgh Castle to see the Scottish crown jewels and legendary Stone of Scone. Other popular attractions include the Royal Mile and the Sir Walter Scott monument. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 5 – EDINBURGH
During your included city tour, you’ll explore places such as Princes Street to learn about Scott Monument and the Princes Street Gardens, as well as see Grassmarket, Old Town, New Town, Dean Village, and Holyrood Palace. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B

DAY 6 – EDINBURGH TO YORK
Travel by train from Edinburgh to York. From museums to historical landmarks, there are many ways to make the most of your time in this quaint town. (Overnight in York) B

DAY 7 – YORK
Use your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to discover the historical town at your pace. Visit crowd-pleasing attractions like Memorial Gardens, Clifford’s Tower, The Shambles, and South Bank. York’s museums, medieval streets, and stunning cathedrals will surely be highlights of today’s tour. (Overnight in York) B

DAY 8 – YORK TO LONDON
Board your direct train to London. Upon arrival, check out any points and sights of interest that you’ve never explored before. Take a ride on the London Eye, take in panoramic views of the city from Tower Bridge, stroll through Hyde Park, or relax in Trafalgar Square. (Overnight in London) B

DAY 9 – YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN LONDON
Your Grand East Coast Experience ends today in London. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

•City centre location, close to main shopping streets and attractions
•211 rooms and suites, all with complimentary WiFi access
•7 event rooms including a ballroom with city views for 300 guests
•Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Restaurant and a lounge area
•Executive Lounge with complimentary breakfast and refreshments
•Modern fitness room

The Grand York

The Grand York

A Luxury 5 Star Hotel In The Heart of York City Centre
Built in 1906, The Grand boasts a stately character. The extravagance and grandeur is all a reminder of the buildings former status as an icon of the golden age of railway travel. Located a few minutes’ walk from the station. The hotel has an award-winning concierge team and offers free pre bookable porterage from the station.

The California Hotel London

The perfect hotel for any rail holiday starting from St Pancras International, the California hotel is a charming property less than a minute from the railway station. The hotel is home to 60 rooms within Georgian townhouses, each of which boasts a private bathroom, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can relax in the lounge, enjoy a drink on the private terrace and make use of the hotel’s incredible central location and unbeatable transport links. Both the bustling Camden Market and the wonders of the British Museum are within one mile of the hotel.

Hilton London Euston

Located in a wonderful Victorian building just a stone’s throw from Euston station, the Hilton Euston is in an ideal central London location, and just a 10 minute walk from St Pancras Railway station. Guests can dine in a choice of two restaurants, or make use of the stylish lounge bar or sun terrace. The hotel’s 150 rooms all feature marble bathrooms, air conditioning and Wi-Fi internet access.

Megaro London

The Megaro London is a unique hotel located in the heart of London's Kings Cross area. The hotel features 49 comfortable bedrooms and an on-site restaurant offering a menu of English and Italian cuisine. The sophisticated Megaro Bar is perfect for relaxing with a drink after a day's sightseeing. The Megaro is located opposite St Pancras station and just minutes from bus, tube and Eurostar.

Megaro London

The Megaro London is a unique hotel located in the heart of London's Kings Cross area. The hotel features 49 comfortable bedrooms and an on-site restaurant offering a menu of English and Italian cuisine. The sophisticated Megaro Bar is perfect for relaxing with a drink after a day's sightseeing. The Megaro is located opposite St Pancras station and just minutes from bus, tube and Eurostar.

Doubletree By Hilton London Victoria

Situated just a stone’s throw from Victoria Train Station, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria is the perfect base for exploring the English capital. Just five minutes’ from Westminster Cathedral, or a 15-minute stroll down to St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace, the property combines an enviable location with warmly furnished rooms and wonderful amenities. Guests enjoy private bathrooms, satellite TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel boasts a stylish restaurant serving seasonal European dishes.

Doubletree By Hilton London Victoria

Situated just a stone’s throw from Victoria Train Station, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria is the perfect base for exploring the English capital. Just five minutes’ from Westminster Cathedral, or a 15-minute stroll down to St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace, the property combines an enviable location with warmly furnished rooms and wonderful amenities. Guests enjoy private bathrooms, satellite TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel boasts a stylish restaurant serving seasonal European dishes.

Hilton York

Hilton York

•4-star hotel in the centre of York
•Try our American diner Applejack's
•Enjoy classic dishes and a full Hilton breakfast at Towers Restaurant
•Onsite parking
•Contemporary and spacious bedrooms
•8 meeting rooms

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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