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Discover the Romance of Jane Austen

The novels of Jane Austen are as popular as ever and many people around the world have been inspired by the recent movies based on her books. It is possible to visit many of the sites associated with the author, her books and the movies as part of our Jane Austen Tour.

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The Delights of the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are a range of limestone hills which stretch about 100 miles from Bath in the South to Chipping Campden in the north. These rolling hills are classified as ‘An area of outstanding natural beauty’ and were traditionally the home of wealthy sheep farmers who built magnificent churches and villages from the golden limestone. Indeed, the word Cotswold is a combination of ‘Cots’-the cottages lived in by shepherds, and ‘wolds’ – the local word for hills.

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Discover Harry Potter

A tour of sites associated with Harry Potter can take you to all four corners of Great Britain, from London to the highlands of Scotland. Such a tour is enjoyed not only by Harry Potter fans but by all who enjoy the varied landscape of Britain and the historical castles and houses in which the movies were filmed.

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The Gardens of Kent

Kent, situated in the South-Eastern corner of England, stretching from London to Dover, is often described as ‘The Garden of England’. Indeed, it contains many of the finest gardens to visit and is the ideal location for a garden tour. Read More..

Tours Through Historical England

No visit to London is complete without visiting Windsor Castle. Only a short journey from the capital, it is the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world and the Queen’s home where she spends many of her private weekends. The castle has been the residence of Royalty for over 1,000 years and hosts many ceremonial events and the State banquets in St George’s Hall can seat 160. Read More..

Tolkien comes to life:Hobbit & Lord of the Rings Tour

The first instalment of Peter Jackson’s trilogy of J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbit films is taking the world by storm. To celebrate, Classic England now has a tour of locations associated with Tolkein, visiting the sites that inspired the Middle Earth setting of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Please CONTACT US if you would like further information regarding this tour or any of our popular Movie and Literature tours. Read More..

Landscape offers beautiful clues to the history of England

Throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland the landscape if filled with numerous earthworks, forts and henges creating a historic legacy almost unrivalled in the world. Read More..

Olympics heralds opening of new London attractions

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Great British food and drink festivals

Great Britain boasts a wide range of delicious regional produce and visitors can sample everything from seafood to sausages, cheese, chillies, beer and of course malt whisky in Scotland. The culinary delights are celebrated each year in a wide range of festivals including the following: Read More..

The Beatles and North West England Tours

The Beatles are the most famous band in the world and visitors can visit the most important locations in England associated with the four men who transformed the music industry. Beginning in London, you can walk across the famous Abbey Road pedestrian crossing and visit  Saville Row where they played their last concert from the rooftop. Read More..

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