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Literary Tour of the UK for Groups

Literary Tour of the UK for Groups

Literary Tour of the UK for Groups

A celebration of some of the UK's greatest authors, poets and playwrights. A must for any lover of the written word. 

Tour Highlights

  • London, the Dickens Museum and the Sherlock Holmes House Museum on Baker Street.
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter, to see the studios where the Harry Potter films were made, plus other famous Harry Potter sites in London including Platform 9 ¾ at Kings Cross.
  • Monk's House in East Sussex, a National Trust property, home of Virginia Woolf.
  • The British Library, home to over 170 million items including earliest versions of some of the greatest works of English literature (such as Alice's Adventures Under Ground by Lewis Carroll and Shakespeare's First Folio).
  • Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey where more than 100 poets and writers are buried or have memorials, including William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters and Charles Dickens.
  • A performance of a Shakespeare play at The Globe in London or Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap.
  • Jane Austen's House and Museum in Chawton.
  • Winchester Cathedral, where Jane Austen is buried and the house where she died.
  • The historic city of Cambridge, with the University, its buildings and the beautiful Backs.
  • University town of Oxford, seat of ancient learning and the city of Dreaming Spires which inspired Thomas Hardy. Visit one of the famous colleges and attend a private educational lecture.
  • The church where C.S. Lewis is buried and the pub where he and JR Tolkien met regularly.
  • Stratford upon Avon, including Shakespeare's birthplace and Anne Hathaway's Cottage.
  • The home of the Brontë sisters at Haworth Parsonage, the museum and church.
  • Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, home of the youngest of the Mitford sisters and also Jane Austen's inspiration for Mr Darcy's Pemberley.
  • Lake Windermere, the location for Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons.
  • Wordsworth's home at Dove Cottage
  • Beatrix Potter's home at Hill Top Cottage, a National Trust property. Also the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.
  • Abbotsford and the fabulous home of Sir Walter Scott
  • Rosslyn Chapel, made famous in Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code as the final resting place of the Holy Grail.
  • Edinburgh, key sites associated with JK Rowling's work on the Harry Potter series and Writer's Museum, with exhibitions on Robert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson and Sir Walter Scott.

What Our Clients Say

I was very fortunate to be on their 70th and 75th D-Day celebration tours. The service and attention to details was exceptional. It was very moving to go back.

As a Jane Austen enthusiast, this tour was perfect - and the Jane Austen Festival in Bath was just fabulous to see!

Words fail me...The Downton Abbey was a perfectly wonderful travel experience! We did not know we would be the ONLY guests at the Abbey. When we realised how truly exclusive our tour was we were speechless! Surreal being there and actually meeting Lady Carnarvon.