Scotland, England & Wales 2017

SEWA Magical Journey Through the Countryside and Capitals of Great Britain

    SOLD OUT!    

11 Days • 10 Nights • 18 Meals

Jul 10-20 SOLD OUT | Sep 11-21 SOLD OUT

Depart/Return: Chicago, IL (*Air/Land Tour)

Price Per Person:
Jul: Double: $4,197; Single: $4,715
Sep: Double: $3,997; Single: $4,515

Pre-/Post-Tour Hotel: $158/night-Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center

*Land-only pricing available. Please call.

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About the Tour

Sorry, these trips are now sold out. Literary travelers may be interested in our newly opened England Mystery Tour trip. On this far-ranging journey from Edinburgh to Cardiff to London, you’ll experience an array of scenic, cultural and historic treasures—from rustic farm communities to grand palaces to dazzling cityscapes. Visit such landmarks as Stonehenge, mysterious Rosslyn Chapel, Tower of London, multiple World Heritage sites, as well the birthplaces of golf and the Beatles. Along the way, cruise the Thames and rail up Mount Snowdonia; enjoy authentic local meals and entertainment; and meet friendly sheep farmers, woolworkers and a real Beefeater.

You’ll head home with a deep new appreciation of what makes Great Britain “great”!


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Itinerary & Info Sheet

Helpful Information

Terms & Conditions

Discovery Map

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Tour Highlights

  • Capital city tours in Edinburgh and London
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath, including ancient Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • See Edinburgh Castle and St Andrew’s
  • Visit Roslyn Chapel, site of Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code
  • Ride the Snowdon Mountain and Talwyn Railways
  • Cruise Lake Windemere and the River Thames
  • Guided tours of the Beatles’ Liverpool and historic town of Chester
  • Stand in awe at mysterious  Stonehenge
  • Explore such charming countryside villages as Pooley Bridge, Patterdale, and Hartsop
  • Take a Beefeater tour of the infamous Tower of London
  • Delight in demonstrations of traditional Scottish music, sheep herding, woolcraft, and more


Optional Excursions/Extensions



Helpful Information

Average Temp

high 66°/low 52° (July)

high 61°/low 48° (September)

Time Zone +6 hours from Central Time

Arrival Time Schedule your flight to arrive into Chicago O'Hare International Airport by 3:00 p.m. on Day 1.

Departure Time Schedule your flight to depart from Chicago O'Hare International Airport by 4:30 p.m. on Day 11.

Airport-Hotel Shuttle Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center offers complimentary shuttle service for Pre/Post Hotel accommodations.

Vehicle Parking Free parking is offered during the tour at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center with Pre or Post tour night accommodations.

Walking Distance Moderate walking at a leisurely pace is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking will be on uneven paths.

Currency British Pound

Hotel Amenities Hair dryers, TV/cable, telephone, internet access, and spa services available at hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information Dress on tour is casual.

Flight time from Chicago to Edinburgh is 7.75 hours; London to Chicago 9.25 hours.

Airport transfers not included with Land Only Tours. Land Only Tours begin one day later.

Air & Land Tours include government imposed taxes, fees and airline fuel surcharges at time of printing.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at


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Images on this page (from top): Edinburgh, Scotland (Stock image); Liverpool's Cavern Club (Photo: George Groutas/Wikimedia/CC-BY-20); Wales' Snowdonia National Park (Photo: ©Visit Britain/Joe Cornish)


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