Heart of England | 2017



Neolithic man to Roman forces, celebrated writers to contemporary filmmakers have all made a mark on England’s heartland. And this tour follows their tracks – covering Wiltshire’s ancient stone circles and movie-set good looks, Oxford’s ‘dreaming spires’ and Bath’s incredible architecture.


The Back-Roads Difference

  • Pay a visit to the childhood home and final resting place of William Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Go behind the scenes at one of England’s great (and gregarious) stately homes: Longleat House
  • Stroll around the Neolithic standing stones at Avebury, away from the tourist crowds

Tour Inclusions

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in boutique hotels
  • Experienced Back-Roads tour leader
  • Luxury mini-coach transportation
  • Full English breakfast daily (B)
  • Two evening meals (D)
  • A guided walking tour of Oxford
  • One traditional cream tea
  • Entrance fee included to: Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Lacock Abbey, Roman Baths, No.1 Royal Crescent, Longleat House and Avebury Stone Circle.
What is not included in a Back-Roads Touring Tour?

Countries Visited

  • England

5 Days
MAX 15

Tour Code: HOE17
Tour Type: Europe 2017 Tours