June 05 - 14, 2020
Tour Status - Available
A brand new tour for Select Holidays. Join us on this customized, small group departure as we travel to the United Kingdom & un-hurried back roads. We arrive in London for a city tour, then go onto the York region, the rural community of Malton, with its vast variety of farming and vistas. Then continue into Edinburgh, Scotland, plus much more!…..
This tour can also be combined with the Ukraine/Romania tour.
Return Airfare from North America major cities
City & Rural Accommodations
All meals and tours as outlined
First Class rail travel in England & Scotland
London City Tour plus more
Small Group Departure
Hosted by Select Holidays
Day 01: Fri. June 05, 2020: Depart North America for London, England IFM
Depart North America with an overnight flight into London, England
Day 02: Sat. June 06, 2020: Arrive London, England IFM/D
Arrive London, England and transfer to your city centre hotel. Free time before “Welcome Dinner” this evening.
Day 03: Sun. June 07, 2020: London, England B
London city tour aboard the “Hop on Hop off Bus”. This convenient ticket is perfect for those that want to see the very best that London has to offer and want to see all of London’s most iconic landmarks and locations. Visiting some of London’s capital’s most popular locations including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Parliament Square and many more.
Day 04: Mon. June 08, 2020: London – York/Malton, UK B/D
Travel by fast train from London into the city of York. Located in North Yorkshire, England, it is the county town and was the home of the House of York throughout its existence. The city is known for its famous historical landmarks such as York Minster and the city walls. Visit this city prior traveling to the Malton region for a 4 night stay.
Day 05: Tue. June 09, 2020: Malton, UK B/L
Today visit an estate beef unit before traveling to your second farm visit and the arable cropping on wold lands. This farm also has broiler chicken unit. A lunch on the farm will also be a highlight. After lunch continue to another estate for farm that offers arable, cattle and deer operations. Return back to Malton for the night.
Day 06: Wed. June 10, 2020: Malton, UK B/L/D
Visit the Wykeham Estates including a tour of the business parks, the lake area, Caravan Park and the mature tree business. Lunch will be in the “old kitchen” at Wykeham Abbey. After lunch a visit to “Wold Top Brewery” to view their arable farming operation, as well as sampling their unique beers. No visit would be complete without a visit to the “Bempton Cliffs” to enjoy the sea birds. Return back to Malton for the night.
Day 07: Thu. June 11, 2020: Malton, UK B/L/D
Morning “Steam Train” to Gromont. Visit an upland dairy farm with robotic milking system on small family run dairy farm, with lunch on the heather moor. Drive over moors to Hutton le Hole, with opportunity to visit “Ryedale Folk Museum”, before heading back to Malton. Visit the “Talbot Yard Rare Bird Gin” distillery for tour and tasting. There will also be the time for an optional walking tour of Malton and its historic buildings and its history.
Day 08: Fri. June 12, 2020: Malton/York – Edinburgh, Scotland B/D
Morning transfer back to York where you once again board the fast train to Edinburgh, Scotland. Upon arrival transfer to your city centre hotel with city tour enroute, Scottish evening and meal planned for this evening.
Day 09: Sat. June 13, 2020: Edinburgh, Scotland B/L/D
Agriculture in Scotland includes all land use for arable, horticultural or pastoral activity. Travel out into the countryside and visit a local farm including lunch. A perfect mix of old and new, with a rich history, this region has so much to offer.
Day 10: Sun. June 14, 2020: End of Tour B
End of tour.
*Extend your stay and visit more of Scotland or continue to Ireland.
**This tour can also be combined with the Ukraine/Romania tour. CLICK HERE for details.