Welcome to our tour of England!

 

Immerse yourself in English culture and history but do it like the locals do!

 As we travel together, allow me to show you my favorite parts of England; not just the normal sights, but stunning, hidden and unknown gems off the beaten track that only the 'locals' know about. With ample time to indulge in personal exploration, discover new favorite places and experiences of your own, including sightseeing, museums, markets, shopping or even golf, concluding with spectacular world class events all performed in unforgettable locations.

 
 Tower Bridge in London

Tower Bridge in London

Flying over the center of London into Heathrow,  a luxury minibus will be waiting for us. A short drive into the English countryside leaves London behind as we arrive in England's oldest recorded town; Colchester, our home for the next two weeks, wonderfully steeped in history, and unknown to tourists. Our hotel dates back to the 14th century and combines luxury with the most welcoming staff you will ever encounter. Being centrally located in the old cobbled town makes it an easy walk to everywhere you want to explore.

 River Cam in Cambridge

River Cam in Cambridge

Most days we venture out to explore beautiful southern England: some days close by, other days further afield. With many visits via train to experience all London has to offer, or in our minibus to Cambridge, Kent, Brighton, Mersea Island and more. So much diversity and beauty that most visitors completely miss; let me introduce you to it all whilst you meet the locals and experience the 'English way of life'  like a real Brit!

Robert is Brilliant, knowledgeable, and resourceful. I traveled around England for three weeks as Robert orchestrated a trip full of beaches, brewery, castles plays, concerts and more. It was an EPIC trip, and entirely thanks to Robert!
— Grace Leigh McCartney
 Brighton Pier

Brighton Pier

After each day spent exploring we will gather for dinner in diverse restaurants before attending some of the most desirable and spectacular evening entertainments. From the stunning open air theater in the center of Regents Park,  to the old London theaters on Shaftsburry Avenue. Classical music performed by candlelight at St. Martins in the Field in Trafalgar Square, Shakespeare on the lawns of Kings College, Cambridge. Opera at the open air theater within the grounds of Hever Castle,  dinner and jazz at the Fleece Jazz club or Ronnie Scott's.....The absolute best, world class performances you will find.

All about Colchester and where we stay...

 Dining room at Red lion

Dining room at Red lion

Our home away from home; The 14th Century Red Lion Hotel (complete with friendly resident ghost!) is wonderfully welcoming and comfortable; you will be treated like family. Centrally located in the old, cobbled streets at the very heart of England's oldest recorded town, it dates back to AD 56, the castle, priory and beautiful town are yours to explore. Modern amenities, cinema, theater, pool and shops are all an easy walk. 

 St. Botolphs Priory in Colchester

St. Botolphs Priory in Colchester

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 Colchester Market day

Colchester Market day

...getting out to explore the countryside...

 Portobello Market in London

Portobello Market in London

 Clippers moored at Mersea Island

Clippers moored at Mersea Island

 Canal boats in the very center of London

Canal boats in the very center of London

Most days we head out to explore. Discover the urban sprawl of London with everything from it's old theaters, castles, markets and the streets of 'Jack the Ripper' to the most modern stunning architecture and avant garde shops. Perhaps the beauty and majesty of Cambridge; England's oldest university town, soaking in the unrivaled ambiance whilst punting down the river Cam. Visit Brighton and wander the old cobbled lanes with all their antique shops, or even dip a toe in the ocean and enjoy fish & chips still served in newspaper!

...finally relaxing after a day of adventure.

 Regents Park open air theater

Regents Park open air theater

 Balloon flights at Silvertsone Classic car races

Balloon flights at Silvertsone Classic car races

Included in the trip are some of the most amazing, world class events you will ever see. From candlelit classical music at St. Martins in Trafalgar Square, Shakespeare on the lawns of Kings College, Cambridge, open air theaters at Regents Park and Hever Castle, perhaps Silverstone classic races, jazz, theater and some of the best food in the world.

Funniest trip I have ever been on!! I wanna go on all of the them!
— Mattie Geis
 Dinner and jazz at 'The Fleece'

Dinner and jazz at 'The Fleece'