England Past, Present and Future

Laced with history, a trip through London atop a double decker always feels a touch like time travel. Stare into the London Eye overlooking the Thames then sink into a pub for a bite and a pint before boarding a train to Brighton for the modern marvel of the tallest moving observation tower. You’ll even visit iconic Oxford before heading back to the Big Smoke. 

Location:

  • London, England, UK (LHR)
  • Brighton, England, UK
  • Bournemouth, England, UK
  • Bath, England, UK
11  Days | 9  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to London (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Private airport transfers in London
  • 9 nights of accommodation
  • 9 breakfasts
  • BritRail England Consecutive Pass (Standard Class, 8 consecutive days)
  • 2 More Moments activities included:
    • 1-day London Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass (valid for 24 hours)
    • Admission to the BAi360 Experience in Brighton
  • Earn Aeroplan® points

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to London.
 

England Past, Present and Future

Day 2

Welcome to London

Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in.

England Past, Present and Future

Day 3

London: Sightseeing

Today, use your 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass to explore London at your own pace.

More Moments Activity Included:

  • Hop-On Hop-Off Pass: See the sights in the UK's largest metropolitan area from the upper deck of an open-top red bus. Enjoy up to five routes with 58 stops. Disembark at any stop you like to explore the area further, then hop back on to continue exploring.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 4

London – Brighton (approx. 75 km)

Make your way to the railway station, use your BritRail pass to take the train to Brighton and then make your way to your hotel.
 

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 5

Brighton: Sightseeing

After breakfast, make your way to the BAi360 Experience, the world’s tallest moving observation tower with an observation pod built around a central column. It is, in fact, a fully enclosed futuristic glass sphere that gently lifts up to 200 people to a height of 138 metres.

More Moments Activities Included:
BAi360 Experience:
  • For unparallelled views of the city, board a giant glass viewing pod and ascend up to 138 metres, sharing magical moments as you point out city landmarks, artwork on the rooftops, wind farms at sea and the rolling coastline stretching away to the horizon.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 6

Brighton – Bournemouth (approx. 123 km)

This morning, make your way to the railway station, use your rail pass to take the train to Bournemouth. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel to check in, then head out to explore this lovely seaside town.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 7

Bournemouth: At Leisure

Love beach life…welcome to seven miles of award-winning beaches! Nestled beneath a magnificent cliff line, the bay enjoys its own micro-climate, some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK and stunning views.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 8

Bournemouth – Bath (approx. 80 km)

Today, travel from Bournemouth to Bath. Make your way to your hotel and check in.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 9

Bath : At Leisure

Built for pleasure and relaxation, beautiful Bath has been a wellbeing destination since Roman times. The waters are still a big draw, both at the ancient Roman Baths and the thoroughly modern Thermae Bath Spa, which houses the only natural thermal hot springs in Britain you can bathe in. Bath’s compact, visitor-friendly centre is overflows with places to eat and drink, plus some of the finest independent shops in Britain, making it the ideal city break. Immerse yourself in Bath’s remarkable collection of museums and galleries, and enjoy year-round festivals, theatre, music and sports.Bath's stunning honey-coloured Georgian architecture is straight from a Jane Austen novel - highlights include the iconic Royal Crescent and the majestic Circus. There’s plenty to see beyond the city, too, with stunning Somerset countryside to explore, as well as attractions like Stonehenge, Avebury and Longleat Safari Park.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 10

Bath – London (approx 152 km)

Today, travel back to London. London is home to great parks, shopping, restaurants and history.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

Day 11

London – Return to Canada

After breakfast, take a private transfer to the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
England Past, Present and Future

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
London, England, UK (LHR)
The Queen's Park Hotel(or similar)
Brighton, England, UK
Brighton Hotel(or similar)
Bournemouth, England, UK
Best Western Royale(or similar)
Bath, England, UK
Travelodge Bath Waterside Hotel(or similar)
London, England, UK (LHR)
Copthorne Tara Hotel(or similar)
Brighton, England, UK
Jurys Inn Brighton(or similar)
Bournemouth, England, UK
Cumberland Hotel(or similar)
Bath, England, UK
The Royal Bath Hotel(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Maximum 3 persons (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 kid up to 12 years old.) Single, triple and child occupancy are on request through our call centre.

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily, year round

MORE TO KNOW

 

 

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability.

London City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour:        

Operating hours: 8:30 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.            

Full loop: 135 minutes per loop                

Frequency: Every 10 to 30 minutes

BAi360: Experience take approximately 25 minutes and depart every half an hour

TRANSPORTATION

BritRail England Consecutive Pass

Unlimited travel from morning until night throughout England within its period of validity

Consecutive Pass – valid for a set number of days in a row.  For example, if you start using your 8-day pass on Monday, it will be valid until next Monday (included).

Allows you to explore by hopping on and off the trains as you wish (you can make as many journeys as you like in one day)

Please kindly note passes cannot be used to travel before 9:15 am Mondays to Fridays

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.