England Mystery Tour 2017

England Mystery Tour FlyerDiscover the Settings, Sites and Stories That Inspired Some of England's Greatest Authors


11 Days 10 Nights • 18 Meals

Sep 17-27, 2017

Depart/Return: Chicago, IL

Price Per Person: Double: $4,497; Single: $5,171*

[*Price includes roundtrip air from Chicago; land-only pricing and other departure cities are also available]

Book NOW | Itinerary & Info Sheet


About the Tour

Austen. Christie. Conan Doyle... go undercover in search of the stories and places that stirred the imaginations of some of Great Britain’s most beloved authors. From 221b Baker Street to the Agatha Christie home, go behind the scenes to tour the worlds of favorite classic and contemporary sleuths, including Sherlock Holmes, Inspector Morse, Miss Marple, DCI John Barnaby and others. En route, experience iconic British sites from the Tower of London and Oxford to the World Heritage Sites of Stonehenge and Bath. See England’s longest-running play, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, ride the famed Dartmouth Steam Train, visit the last true cheesemaker in Cheddar, and more.

This trip was specially planned with the editors of Annie's Fiction, publishers of several popular mystery series, who have graciously invited CTD's literature and mystery lovers to share in this delightful, 11-day trip that's unique, fun, and chock-full of valuable inclusions: round-trip air from the U.S., all admission fees, West End theater tickets, 18 great meals with tips, expert tour director and local driver, scenic rail tickets, luggage handling, 24-hour emergency call service en route, and more.

221B Baker Street - Sherlock Holmes Museum

For full details, click on the image to download the complete itinerary and info form. Or, to reserve our British literary adventure right away, please click "BOOK NOW" to use our online reservations system, call 855-744-8747 (toll-free U.S./Canada) M-F 7:30AM-5:00PM Central, or download, print and return the information forms in Adobe PDF format.


Tour Highlights

  • City tour of London
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath, including ancient Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • Experience the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221B Baker Street
  • Visit the Jane Austen Centre in Bath, setting to Persuasion and Northanger Abbey
  • Tour Greenway House, summer home of Agatha Christie
  • Ride the Dartmouth Steam Train
  • Guided tours of Oxford, seeing settings of Midsomer Murders and Inspector Morse tales
  • Stand in awe at mysterious Stonehenge
  • Enjoy a tasty stop at the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company
  • Take a Beefeater tour of the infamous Tower of London
  • Delight in the theatrical tradition of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap


Helpful Information

Jane Austen Centre at BathAverage Temp

high 61°/low 48° (September)

Time Zone +6 hours from Central Time

Arrival Time Available 90 days before departure.

Departure Time Available 90 days before departure.

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 our Chicago hotel with Pre or Post tour night accommodations.

Walking Distance To fully enjoy and experience this tour, travelers should be in good walking condition. 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 Flight time from Chicago to London is 7.50 hours, London to Chicago 8.35 hours. Dress on tour is casual.

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 www.CountryTravelDiscoveries.com/EMTC







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