Cheerio! is not just an excited reference to a heart-healthy breakfast. It is a common greeting to the British people, highlighting just one of the cultural differences between Americans and our closest relations across the sea. Though we have much in common with our British ancestors, you won’t find any drive-through restaurants or super-sized meals as you tour through quaint countryside English villages. Even in London, with the latest and greatest in fashion, food and entertainment, historic charm still covers the city and inspires all who visit there. With well over 1,000 years of history, and layers of culture and intrigue, vacations in England provide an incomparable look into the past, and a wide variety of adventures. Our team of England vacation and travel specialists have first-hand experience with the best places to tour in England, whether you prefer luxury England cruises, inland exploration, or a combination of both.
Vacations throughout England
There is so much to explore in England and such varied experiences, it is hard to know where to start. For the lover of wide-open spaces, the rolling green countryside punctuated with quaint villages and picturesque castle ruins is a delightful escape from the hectic pace of everyday life. Nothing else provides luxury in the UK like Britain vacations in a castle or manor home situated in the Cotswolds. Wake up in luxurious surroundings and head out for a brisk walk with only the grazing sheep sharing in the panoramic views. Explore Stow-on-the-Wold or Chipping Camden, two of many charming towns offering unique local flavors and opening their doors to passers-through. Our consultants have experienced the premier countryside properties and know the ins and outs of all the small towns along the way.
Castles, cathedrals, and historical sites abound throughout the country. See Leeds castle, considered by some as the most beautiful medieval castle in the world. Visit Stonehenge. Discover the enormous cathedral in Salisbury, England. Tours throughout the country will undoubtedly take you back in time to travel through Elizabethan England in Stratford-upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare. Do not miss Cambridge and Oxford, towns rich is educational and architectural heritage. In fact, within one square mile of Oxford College there are more than 900 buildings of architectural or historical interest. There is so much to see that before getting lost in the guidebooks or on the internet, let us advise you on the top England tours and sites, how to avoid the crowds and capture the moment in the special, lesser known England vacation spots.
Vacations in London, England
And, of course, London. This city holds treasures for all types of travelers, and you could easily dedicate your vacation time to this city alone in England. Local tour and travel options are abundant: see the crown jewels in the Tower of London, the London Eye, Winston Churchill’s cabinet war rooms, Madame Tussaud’s wax figures, Buckingham Palace, and the Tate modern art gallery. Or, simply venture into one of the beautiful parks to relax for the afternoon and watch the passers-by before catching a Broadway show at the theater. The royalty, history, food and culture found in London is unparalleled, and Brownell consultants are unmatched in their ability to create London itineraries for your tastes.
Luxury England and UK Cruises
Luxury England Cruises are an excellent option for the traveler who wants to take in the flavor of an England vacation with the added convenience of a moving luxury hotel, not to mention, making the European experience attractively affordable. England vacations via luxury UK cruises are constantly setting sail, and it is important to work with an experienced travel agent to pick the ship that is right for you. Click here to learn more about luxury England and UK cruises.
Our special and personal relationships with both glamorous city hotels and boutique five star properties in the countryside takes luxury UK and Britain vacations to a new level. With so many places to see in England and local tour and resort options, let our seasoned experts help you plan your ideal England vacation experience.