PLANNING FOR YOUR TOUR

Transportation

The tour meeting location (Bristol) and ending location (Windsor) are easily accessed from central London and Heathrow Airport.

By Air: Bristol Airport (BRS) is about 20 minute drive from central Bristol.  London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is about 20 minute drive from central Windsor.

 

By Train: Direct trains to Bristol are available from Heathrow Terminal 4 and London’s Paddington Station, and take about 2-2.5 hours.  Windsor is an 1.5 hour train ride from central London.

Tour Hotels

If you would like to extend your trip before or after the scheduled tour dates, the contact information for the first and last hotel will be provided in your confirmation email after we receive your down payment.  Final information for all hotels and activities will be provided one month before the tour, with details on how to get to our first hotel.

Sightseeing on Your Own

If you arrive in Bristol before your tour begins, here are a few suggestions of things to do and see that are not included in our group activities:

Bristol Tourist Information Centre

St. Nicholas Indoor Market

Clifton Suspension Bridge & Visitor Centre

Brunel’s SS Great Britain

Packing

To ensure our tour van can accommodate luggage for the entire group, we ask our tour guests to be mindful when packing and limit luggage to two pieces per person (one suitcase and one smaller carry-on).  

Insurance & Travel Documents 

We encourage guests to purchase their own travel insurance for travel to/from the United Kingdom, and for the duration of your stay.  Travel insurance is recommended to protect travelers from lost luggage, travel delays, trip cancellations, etc.  

The United States State Department advises U.S. citizens to visit the Travel.State.Gov webpage for the United Kingdom for passport and visa information, alerts, travel information, and U.S. Embassy location.

For additional information regarding travel insurance and travel documents, please review our Terms & Conditions.

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