Winchester Cathedral, Stonehenge & Old Wardour
Winchester Cathedral, Stonehenge & Old Wardour
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 Winchester, once the principal capital of England and burial place of kings. Winchester Cathedral is one of Europe’s most important churches architecturally and historically, spanning over 15 centuries.
Old Wardour Castle is isolated, forgotten and great fun to get lost in! Your guide will explain the fascinating history of this very unusual place.
Enjoy a private guided tour of the ancient temple of Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric structures in the world. Explore the visitor centre and see the objects discovered in the local area, such as axes and arrows.
The perfect tour for departures/arrivals from Southampton cruise terminal or from Central London.
Your Tour Details
Your driver will meet you as you enter the arrivals hall, holding a personalised name plaque. Once you have met your driver, he or she will assist with luggage and escort you to the vehicle. Make the most of every moment of your time in Britain with a Transfer-Tour.
Your point of entry into Britain and arrival time will dictate what you can see on a seaport transfer tour. A pick up from Southampton Port will usually be 8.30 am.
Tour Winchester, once the principal capital of England and burial place of kings. Winchester Cathedral is one of Europe’s most important churches architecturally and historically, spanning over 15 centuries. Enjoy a private guided tour inside, where you will see the tomb of Jane Austen and the famous mortuary chest containing bones of Saxon Kings. The cathedral possesses many rare items such as the Winchester Bible which dates back to the 12th century.
Tour off the beaten track and have lunch at a traditional English countryside pub.
After lunch, visit Old Wardour Castle, a real secret tucked away down a narrow series of country lanes, almost forgotten in time. Built in the 14th Century, the castle was brought to ruin during the Civil War. Your driver-guide will take you around the castle rooms and up the circular stairs to see the panoramic landscape of Wiltshire. We can arrange a picnic for you at this romantic ruin, weather permitting of course.
Enjoy a private guided tour of the long-standing heritage site of Stonehenge. The ancient temple was built around 5,000 years ago, making it older than the pyramids of Egypt. One of the most famous prehistoric structures in the world, Stonehenge is a ring of stones standing upright, creating an ancient temple. It is a mysterious and fascinating monument.
Explore the visitor centre which has various exhibitions relating to Stonehenge. See the objects discovered in the local areas such as an axes, arrows and domestic objects such as cups.
Additional Extra: Those wishing for more of an exclusive visit, we can organise Stone Circle Access. Let your guide take you around the stones themselves; it is an out of hours treat not offered to the general public. This experience means you can enter the centre of the circle.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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.