Discover the delights of southwest England on this 3-day tour from London. Marvel at the mighty, prehistoric stone circle of Stonehenge, and enjoy a 2-night stay in the lovely university city of Exeter. See top Exeter attractions including the Norman Cathedral, and experience the wild beauty of Dartmoor and charming market town of Tavistock. Lastly, visit ancient Glastonbury and the exquisite 18th-century city Bath, famous for its Georgian architecture and Roman Baths. 3-star accommodation, round-trip travel and breakfasts are included. Numbers are limited to 16 for a more personalized experience.
- 3-day small-group tour from London to the southwest of England
- See the famous stone circle of Stonehenge
- Wander through ancient woodlands and pass by prehistoric monuments in Dartmoor
- Visit Bath and its Romans Baths
- Be impressed by the Glastonbury Tor
- 3-star accommodation for two nights including breakfast in Exeter
- Small-group tour provides a more personalized experience
- Knowledgeable, English-speaking guide
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
This tour lets you escape the crowds by taking you to parts of England that even locals haven't heard of.
Experience some of the highlights of southwest England on this scenic 3-day small-group tour from London, led by an informative guide. After departing London, travel straight to UNESCO-listed Stonehenge — one of Europe’s greatest ancient monuments — before continuing to the south Devon coast and Exeter, where you stay for two nights. The next day, explore Exeter’s highlights and visit Dartmoor and Tavistock, before spending time in Glastonbury and beautiful Bath on your way back to London on Day 3.
Your tour includes comfortable, round-trip travel in a stylish, air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach; two nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel or bed and breakfast (your choice); and two breakfasts. Entrance fees to attractions and lunch and dinner on each day are at your own expense.
Day 1: London - Stonehenge - Devon Coast - Exeter
Leaving London behind, start your 3-day tour with a drive through the old kingdom of Wessex to one of the most famous sites in the world: Stonehenge. Learn interesting facts about this prehistoric stone circle from your guide and have time to take plenty of photos. Continue your tour to the South Devon coast with its white sandy beaches! Spielberg fans may recognize some locations from 2011 movie, Warhorse. You'll also see the rock arch of Durdle Door, which appears in literature, song lyrics and movies like Nanny McPhee and Wilde.
Your first day ends in Exeter, where you’ll stay for two nights in either a bed and breakfast or hotel (your choice). Your guide will recommend you some local restaurants, where you can enjoy your dinner (at own expense).
Day 2: Exeter - Dartmoor - Tavistock - Exeter
After breakfast, make your way to the grand moorland of Dartmoor, a place that inspired authors like Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Then visit the hamlet of Postbridge, best known for its ancient clapper bridge.
Next, visit the gorgeous market town of Tavistock, where your guide will show you around. After lunch (at own expense) head back to Exeter and visit the amazing Norman Cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and the famous university, where one of Britain’s favorite authors, JK Rowling, studied in the 1980s. For dinner (at own expense), you can chose from one of the various restaurants there.
Day 3: Exeter - Glastonbury - Bath - London
After breakfast, travel to the small town of Glastonbury, where your guide will show you the best sights and tell you some of the town’s myths and legends. Visit the famous Glastonbury Tor, a grand hill, which you can climb for spectacular views.
The last stop is the city of Bath, famous for its Georgian architecture. You have enough free time to visit its iconic attraction, the Roman Baths, and grab lunch (at own expense), before heading back to London.