Experience the ‘Treasure Trove’ of attractions and cities in England’s Historic Cities with our fascinating NEW itinerary, suitable for rail or self-drive customers. This new programme uncovers a host of delights to be explored in the UK, from North to South. Over the course of 6 days, travellers are encouraged to explore the length and breath of England, via train or car and enjoy breath-taking scenery such as the Yorkshire Moors. Take time to delve into the history of cities such as York, Durham, Lincoln and Cambridge, whilst having a full day to explore London.
















  • Spend 6 days experiencing some of the UK’s best-loved locations, starting your journey from Edinburgh
  • Rail or self-drive options available
  • Visit the fascinating city of Durham, home to Durham Cathedral
  • Enjoy a tour of York, explore the North York Moors National Park and visit Whitby Abbey
  • Experience the history at Lincoln Cathedral and see the Magna Carta at Lincoln Castle
  • Top quality accommodation included in each location


This video gives you a wonderful taster of what to expect.

We highly recommend that visitors utilise the state of the art England Originals App alongside each of these new programmes. This app has been updated to include some exciting new features, taking advantage of cutting edge augmented reality technology to provide engaging and immersive content for each of our itineraries. For more information on this, please click here

You can find further information on England’s Historic Cities here.







Starting in Edinburgh, and utilising the best of Britain’s rail network, travellers will make their way from North to South via train to make the most of this 6 day programme. With train travel planned to maximize time, guests will enjoy comfortable and simple train journeys from each city to the next, with plenty of opportunities to explore their arrival destination in full.

This itinerary encourages visitors to learn more about Britain’s fascinating history, by uncovering it’s Viking past & University history. Highlights include finding the Magna Carta in Lincoln Cathedral; keeping an eye out for the Lincoln Imp, and punting along the river in Cambridge. On the final day; there is ample time to explore the delights of the City of London.


  • Visit the fascinating city of Durham, home to Durham Cathedral
  • Enjoy a tour of York – including a visit to York’s Chocolate Story
  • Experience the history at Lincoln Cathedral and see the Magna Carta at Lincoln Castle

View the full itinerary here






















After picking up a rental car in Edinburgh, guests are invited to hit the open road and spend 6 glorious days driving from Scotland, down through Northern England and the Midlands and ending up in London on the final day.

With ample opportunity to explore areas of natural beauty such as the North Yorkshire Moors, this programme is a delight for the independent traveller who likes nothing better than getting behind the wheel and exploring the country to it’s fullest!

  • Enjoy driving through the North York Moors National Park
  • Spend time in Whitby and explore it’s famous characters
  • Learn more about the Viking invasion in York 

View the full itinerary here