Itinerary ideas: Romantic Britain Tour
Off the shelf, flexible tours of the UK and Ireland
Romantic Britain Tour
What's it all about?
Designed specifically for couples who want to see some of Britain's more romantic spots, this laid back itinerary allows for plenty of free time to relax and enjoy the scenery and beauty of Britain without being interrupted or rushed around. The 10 day tour is based in Scotland and the north and gives travellers a chance to visit incredible cities such as York and Edinburgh as well as relax on a Lake District cruise.
Region: Scotland, North West England, North East England
Length: 10 days / 9 nights
Transport options: Vehicle Hire, Sightseeing Bus
Start and End: Edinburgh
Inclusions: 9 nights B&B accommodation, 8 days car hire, Royal Edinburgh ticket, Entrance fees, Info Pack, maps, taxes, fees and financial protection.
Exclusions: Meals other than breakfast, optional activities unless stated, Flights, Tips, Visa's
Romantic Britain Tour Itinerary
Day 1-2 : Edinburgh
A trip to Edinburgh is sure to be enjoyed both of you. You can lose yourself in the small streets, wander through incredible shops and of course explore the famous castle overlooking the city. Full of culture, romance and plenty to see, it's not one to be missed. Price includes 2 days of sightseeing bus and entrance to Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood House and Royal Yacht Brittania.
Day 3-5 : Lake District
The English Lake District is a wonderfully romantic destination. With a gentle meander through lake and mountain views, a sunset boatride across a stunning lake and an evening with a top bottle of red wine in front of a roaring fire in a quiet and quaint English pub. What more could you possibly need?
Day 6: Chester
Chance for souvineer buying whilst admiring the old Tudor buildings, the Victorian mall, the grand cathedral and the old city walls. Take a stroll down the old river bank or even better, hire a peddle boat and go for a gentle ride. Whatever your taste, Chester is a lovely place to be.
Day 7: Harrogate
The spa town of Harrogate is a friendly northern town with cafe's and tea houses a plenty. A lovely place to spend the day, chill out and relax whilst admiring the old buildings and Yorkshire folk going about their day.
Day 8: York
York is a popular weekend getaway for British couples. A beautiful historic city, it offers as much or as little to do as you like along with bags of history, one of the best cathedrals in the country and some fantastic museums and attractions. It is also home the Shambles which is regarded as Britain's most picturesque street.
Day 9: Whitby
Whitby is a quaint seaside resort with a long history. Whitby's skyline is dominated by the ruins of St. Hilda's Abbey, high on Whitby's East Cliff. Spreading below Whitby, a maze of alleyways and narrow streets run down to the busy quayside. A great place to visit, and enjoy the stunning sunset views.
Day 10: Edinburgh
Returning to your starting point, your tour will conclude in Edinburgh (or Glasgow for International airport).