On this comprehensive 18-day trip you'll experience the best of Wales and Southern England. Visit many delightful little towns, coastal promenades, medieval castles and churches, and many other historic sites that encapsulate many visitors' most romantic ideas of Great Britain. Get active with river-side and coastal walks, and relax in the ancient hot spring baths at Bath. This tour is the ultimate introduction to southern England and Wales, ideal for first-time visitors to the country.
Routescape creates exceptional journeys across Great Britain, Ireland and France.
These isles are truly inspiring filled with hidden treasures and remarkable backroads to be discovered. We strive to provide an unmatched tailored service delivering an authentic luxury travel experience with a true sense of place.
Our approach is all about you – our travel specialists offer expert advice with knowledgeable insights to tailor a unique journey to remember. Whether you are looking to experience a culinary adventure along our extraordinary coastline, escape to a remote island landscape or learn more about our long history, then our team of travel professionals can arrange everything for you.
What makes us different is that we implicitly understand the food scene across these isles. Our passion means that we can look after every detail of your journey from hotels, guides, and transfers to restaurants, special activities, and events. Our handpicked collection of luxury hotels and inns are set in the most scenic locations offering unrivalled levels of food and service in the region.
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Embark on a journey through the soft rolling hills of the English countryside, its forests, and wild moors, where you'll find villages and rugged coastlines. Among the places you'll explore in England are Canterbury, the castles of South Downs, Devon, the Isle of Wight, Cornwall, and Oxfordshire.
English Heritage Tour: Cambridge, Norfolk, the Peak District, Cotswolds, Buckinghamshire & Windsor - 9 Days
Discover quintessential England's rolling hills of this patchwork countryside and its historic houses, enchanting gardens, and rich traditions. This nine-day itinerary through the middle of England takes you to the iconic university city of Cambridge, through majestic Fenlands, and allows you to linger like a local in tiny counties and quaint country pubs. Fall in love with the fairytale-worthy limestone villages and thatched-roof inns of the Cotswolds and watch Shakespeare come to life in Stratford-upon-Avon, the bard's birthplace. Complete your journey in the charming Chilterns, exploring the historic and intriguing Buckinghamshire and Thames river valley.
Discover the Scottish Highlands: Perthshire, Cairngorms National Park, Ben Nevis & Edinburgh - 9 Days
Begin your scenic Highlands tour in the rolling hills of Perthshire and head to Cairngorms National Park, famed for its royal summer visitors. Meander through the Spey River Valley and its world-famous distilleries to the rugged coastline of the Moray Firth. Next up is Torridon, an ancient wilderness that embodies the quintessential Highlands landscape. The return journey takes you to the Great Glen and the majesty of Ben Nevis before ending your adventure in Edinburgh.
This epic trip explores the best of the British Isles. Begin your adventure in the thrill of London, then head north to Scotland via the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales. Tour old-world relics and sip cocktails in underground drinking dens in Edinburgh before hopping across the border to Lake District National Park. Journey into Wales through Snowdonia, and relish a dramatically scenic drive to the Cotswolds. Visits to Bath and Oxfordshire complete your Great Britain grand tour.
Explore local cuisine and adventure on this 5-day journey through Wales' intimate landscapes. Hike the mountain grasslands of Brecon Beacons and taste local whiskey, then visit sleepy harbor towns and ancient monasteries in Pembrokeshire. Drive along the spectacular Cambrian coast, then end your trip in the jagged mountains of Snowdonia, where mountain views and medieval castles await.
Recent Trip Reviews for Routescape
Highlights of Wales, Cotswolds, Cornwall and Devon.. · Wales - Oct 9 - Oct 24, 2019
We had an amazing few weeks driving through Wales and England. Louise planned a lovely trip based on our wish to see beautiful coastal walks and pretty villages. We loved Wales which has escaped a lot of the tourist hype. Mountains, villages and beautiful coast. Louise chose lovely hotels with excellent food. We also enjoyed time in The Cotswolds, Bath and Cornwall. Stand out hotels were Tyddyn Llan and Caes Faen in Wales, the Grove of Narbeth in Pembrokeshire, Dormy House in the Cotswolds,... read more
England Countryside and Garden Tour · England - Jun 23 - Jul 3, 2019
Without a doubt, the best trip planning experience I’ve ever had. I will never try to plan another overseas trip without kimkim! Louise was absolutely amazing in her creative itineraries, quick responses and knowledge of the area.