- History Tours - England

ENGLAND

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ENGLAND - SET DEPARTURES

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ENGLAND - GROUP OPTIONS

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ENGLAND - CITY STAYS

ENGLAND - SET DEPARTURES

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A SEAFARING NATION - THE NAVY

Witness one of the world’s oldest border walls, in the beautiful Northumberland Maritime trade and naval power have always been of critical importance in England’s story, from early pre-historic and Roman settlers through to the golden age of exploration with Columbus and Drake, and the flowering of the Royal Navy. 

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Great Heiress - Downton Abbey & More

We explore the remarkable story of American investment at the end of the 19th century which saved many of the great country houses from financial ruin. American tycoons and ‘dollar princesses’ were part of this phenomenon, and by 1914 over 300 American heiresses had married into the British aristocracy.

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GROUP TOUR ITINERIES

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Northern Borders - Hadrian's Wall

Witness one of the world’s oldest border walls, in the beautiful Northumberland National Park, the border country between England and Scotland. Find out what it was like to be a Roman soldier garrisoned far from home and discover the warlike families who raided cattle, built castles and made this land their home.

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Shakespeare, Tudors and Stuarts

The name of William Shakespeare resonates with all lovers of English culture and history. The career of this Bard-of-Avon spanned the transition of Royal Power from Elizabeth I, the last of the Tudors, to James I, the first English king from the Stuart dynasty. With Shakespeare as our touchstone, this tour takes you through two remarkable centuries of change. Through art, architecture and theatre, we will explore

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Victorian England

The Nineteenth Century saw the blossoming of the nationalist seeds sown during the Napoleonic Wars. Although Waterloo had ushered in almost half a century of peace in central Europe, by 1859 national rivalries had re-ignited continental warfare between Prussia, France and Austria. Across the Atlantic, having successfully fought its war of independence the newly formed United States of

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England’s Dark Ages

Known to generations of historians as ‘The Dark Ages’, there are five centuries in England’s early medieval history that very few explore. Yet, from the 6th to the 11th century England was a creative hub, producing some of the best minds, art and literature in the Western World. With that most seminal of dates – 1066 – the Norman Conquest would not only transform the nation, but would rewrite the history books.

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DAY TOURS/CITY STAYS

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Day Trip to Bath

The best city to visit within easy striking distance of London is Bath — just a 1.5-hour train ride away. If ever a city enjoyed looking in the mirror, Bath's the one. Its streets a series of architectural chorus lines, Bath has more protected historic buildings per capita than any other town in England. Built of the creamy warm-tone limestone called "Bath stone," it beams in its

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Stonehenge

Visit world famous Stonehenge and nearby Salisbury. The countryside surrounding Bath holds two of England's most goose-pimply prehistoric sites, Stonehenge and Avebury. As old as the pyramids, and older than the Acropolis and the Colosseum, Stonehenge amazed medieval Europeans, who figured it was built by a race of giants.

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Art Galleries & Museums

Enjoy the world class museums and art galleries of London. Whether you love Old Masters or modern art, contemporary sculpture or Impressionist paintings, London has an art gallery to suit you. London's smaller art galleries are full of hidden treasures. Whether you're into fine art, sculpture, photography, contemporary works or arty events, you will find hidden gems to satisfy your artistic interests

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Oxford City Stay

Ever since the first homework was assigned in 1167, the University of Oxford’s stellar graduates have influenced Western civilization; its alumni include 26 British prime ministers, more than 60 Nobel Prize winners, and even 11 saints. But that doesn't mean that Oxford is stodgy. Although you may see professors in their traditional black robes

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London City Stay

London is the L.A., D.C., and N.Y.C. of Britain — a living, breathing, thriving organism…a coral reef of humanity. Blow through the city on a double-decker bus, and take a pinch-me-I'm-in-London walk through the West End. Ogle the crown jewels at the Tower of London, hear the chimes of Big Ben, and see the Houses of Parliament in action. Cruise the Thames

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2020 Group Programs

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Heart of the Mundo Maya

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Mayan Express - Guatemala

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Golden route of the Incas - Peru

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The Inca Trail-Machu Picchu - Peru


Group options

History.tours offers a large selection of group options which can be tailored to your service level and area of interest. Explore the options and choose a few that suit your tastes or allow us to work with you in developing a combination of programs.


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