A great chance to get out of London and experience the West Country! You will get to see Salisbury Cathedral, wonder around the magnificent Stonehenge and finally visit the world famous Georgian Baths.
It is not only one of the finest Medieval Cathedrals in the UK but is also a symbol across the world for Christianity and a world heritage attraction, Salisbury Cathedral is also the key inspiration behind Ken Follett’s number one best selling book “”The Pillars of the Earth””. At 123 metres high, the Cathedral boasts the tallest spire in all of England. The moment you step inside the Cathedral you cannot help but be impressed by the magnificence and the graceful and elegant proportions. You will be taken by your guide around the Cathedral and you will visit the Chapter House, which is the home of one of only four surviving copies of the famous Magna Carta and you will also visit the oldest working clock in the whole of Europe which dates back to 1386.
One of the leading UK Attractions, Stonehenge is shrouded in mystery, it is an amazing feat of engineering and is defined as the most important pre-historic site in England. Stonehenge is not only highly significant in terms of archaeology, it is also believed to have a astronomical role and is also a place of significant spiritual importance. It will always be clouded in a mystery, while early legends link Stonehenge with Merlin and King Arthur, but more recently in the last hundred years the midsummer sunrise has brought with it pagan groups and followers of the Ancient Order of Druids.
As part of this most popular of tours, you will visit the stunning Georgian City of Bath, you will be taken on a panoramic picturesque tour of Bath and see some of the finest architectural sights in Europe, this will include the magnificent Bath Abbey, the Circus, the Royal Crescent, also the heart of fashionable Georgian society which were the Assembly Rooms and of course the Pulteney Bridge. You will be shown the Roman Baths which are built around thermal springs, these have been providing water for over two thousand years. Going back to Roman times, a great Temple was erected next to this sacred spring, it was believed that the water from it had healing properties and therefore it attracted visitors from all across the Roman Empire.