Cambridge and Duxford
Cambridge and Duxford
This tour is customisable and private. We can provide a driver-guide with Luxury Sedan (3 PAX) or Van (8 PAX). For larger families and groups we can provide coaches from 16 to 49 seats with driver AND guide.
Tour Cambridge University and see the pretty riverside colleges including King’s College Chapel. Take a stroll past the perfect lawns and the River Cam, which flows through the city.
Explore Duxford Museum of aviation, including Spitfires, concorde and Harrier jets. Also visit the 1940 Operations Room.
Tour the beautiful Suffolk countryside studded with half-timbered wool towns suspended in time.
Your Tour Details
Your personal driver-guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at 8.00 am. This is the perfect opportunity to discuss any changes you might like to make to your tour. Any tour itinerary we suggest is flexible and can be altered to suit your individual requirements, even on the day.
Start your day with a tour of the University City of Cambridge and learn about the origins of the city. Various architectural styles can be seen, including work from the Gothic and the Renaissance movements. Discover the secrets of the city and listen to your driver-guide talk about the archaeological evidence which links the area to the Roman and Bronze Age. Take a stroll past the perfect lawns and the River Cam, which flows through the city.
Visit Kings College Chapel, one of the most impressive Gothic buildings in England. The stained-glass windows are simply magnificent, in fact, the whole interior of the chapel is awe-inspiring. The chapel is still a working place of worship.
The Imperial War Museum of Duxford is the former RAF base and features aircraft from the World Wars. The aircraft on show played a major part in defending Britain from invasion during the ‘Battle of Britain’. Tour the museum with your driver-guide who will show you modern fighters, bombers, Spitfires and one of the largest collections of American aircraft outside the United States. Learn about the men who flew Spitfires from the mementoes left behind. Visit the Operations Room and see how the room would have looked in 1940 when directing the aircraft.
Tour the beautiful Suffolk Countryside studded with half-timbered wool towns suspended in time. See the idyllic villages and countryside made famous by John Constable paintings, which are now on show in the National Gallery and Tate Britain in London.
BMW Grand Tourer
This vehicle is super comfortable for 2 people, touring the countryside on an extended tour or day trip is a breeze. This Grand Tourer has a long wheel base, which means more leg room than your average sedan, higher seating position making getting in out of the car easier. Another nice feature is a full panoramic roof This BMW also has a smooth and quiet ECO engine and a certain amount of style too! Luggage capacity: 2 medium cases plus 2 handbag sized pieces of luggage.
Our new SUVs are perfect for city and countryside touring. Panoramic roof, large seats and easy access are all key features of our fleet. This vehicle is ideal for long distance touring, especially when including Britain’s National Parks. This vehicle makes easy work of mountain passes, country lanes along with being supremely comfortable. Luggage capacity: 2 medium cases plus 2 small carry-ons.
This vehicle is ideal for small corporate groups or large families. Large windows, cool boxes and quiet modern engines will enhance the touring experience. These vehicles have 15 passenger seats and rear area with tables. Luggage capacity: 15 medium bags plus carry-ons.
Our luxury motor coaches can cater for every group size from 21 to 49 passengers. All of our luxury coaches are air-conditioned, have radio/pa systems and are fitted with seat belts. Some have a refrigerator, monitors and washroom facilities. Luggage capacity varies.
VW & Mercedes-Benz passenger vans
Our range of passenger vans are suitable to fulfil a number of different roles, depending on the number of people travelling, the amount of luggage and the length of the journey. Our Mercedes vans have 7 passenger seats, plenty of head and leg room. Our VW vans have more space and more luggage capacity and therefore are ideal for extended touring with groups up to 7 people. Luggage capacity: 8 medium suit cases plus 2/3 small carry-ons OR 5 large suit cases plus 2/3 carry-ons.
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About Luxury Vacations UK
Since 2002, we have created British travel experiences for individuals, families, groups and corporations. Driver-Guided Tours, Chauffeur-Driven Transfers and Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Unique Accommodation, Customised Group Programmes and VIP Experiences, Premium Tickets to Theatres, Sporting and Cultural Events
And why we do it!
Our aim is always to be an ‘upgrade’ to anything else available, but without going ‘over the top’ with our prices. We started our business by offering simple day tours and deliver them well. It was not long before our clients were asking us to include more services and events – this we took as a compliment and felt it showed they trusted us and had confidence that we would deliver to a high standard, without the fuss.