From (AUD)$4,795
Days9
Take a journey back in time as we meander through the picturesque villages of southern England. Explore ancient castles where history comes alive at every turn, discover mystical caves where legends were born, and enjoy spectacular coastal views in Exmoor National Park. Along the way relax in picture perfect gardens and relish some of England’s finest local produce.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $70pp pre-paid
Transport — Coach & Ferry

In the medieval city of Salisbury, visit the impressive cathedral that dates back to 1220.

Photo credit: Ben Garrett/Unsplash

Explore the magical Tintagel Castle and discover the legend of King Arthur before seeing Merlin’s Cave, believed to have been home to Merlin the wizard of Arthurian legend.

Photo credit: Sagesolar/Flickr

Spend time in Cheddar Gorge, admiring the spectacular and dramatic scenery and visiting the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company.

Photo credit: Thomas Tucker/Unsplash

Visit the largest stone circle in England, the Avebury henge and stone circles, that lay claim to thousands of years of history. 

Photo credit: Jon Connell/Flickr

Special Experiences

In Bath, drop into a local pub and take part in a traditional game of skittles.
Admire the stunning scenery of Exmoor National Park during a walk along the South West Coast Path before enjoying a cup of traditional English cream tea.
Visit Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm for a tour of the apple orchard and tasting of its delicious range of products.

Itinerary Southern England Highlights

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Southern England Highlights

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Visit the Stone Circle and walk the avenue of stones
  • Visit a local pub and play a game of skittle
  • City tour of Bath including visit to Roman Baths
  • Explore Cheddar Gorge & Caves
  • Tastings at the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company
  • Visit Montacute House
  • Photo stop to view Dunster Castle
  • Travel to the viewpoints of Exmoor National Park
  • Walk a portion of the South West Coast Path in Exmoor National Park
  • Enjoy a typical cream tea in Exmoor National Park
  • Visit Tintagel Castle including Merlin's Cave
  • View Port Issac and walk along the cliff path
  • Visit a Cornish Pastry Shop
  • Free time to explore St Ives
  • See the Crown's Engine Houses
  • Visit Minack Theatre
  • Vist St Michael’s Mount and explore the castle and gardens
  • Tour Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm
  • Be taken on a guided walk through the Dartmoor Pony National Trust
  • View the ancient giant figure sculpted into the chalk hillside above Cerne Abbas
  • Travel to Dorchester and walk through the Poundbury
  • Visit the large Iron Age Fort of Maiden Castle
  • Visit the main chapel of Salisbury Cathedral
  • View Stonehenge

Touring

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  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $70pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 8 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Leonardo Tower Bridge Hotel, London
  • Francis Hotel (MGallery), Bath
  • Barnstaple Park Hotel, Barnstaple
  • Mullion Cove Hotel, Cornwall
  • Lanes Hotel, West Coker
  • Castle Hotel (MGallery), Windsor

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:

The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Bath, visit a local pub and play a game of skittle
    • Cheddar, tastings at the Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company
    • Exmoor National Park, enjoy a typical cream tea after walking a portion of the South West Coast Path
    • Truro, tastings and a tour at Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm

 

 

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based national guide
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • HRS Hampton Palace Garden Festival: During the first week of July the annual flower show is celebrated in Hampton Court, why not arrive a little earlier to the event? Please speak with one of our consultants to arrange tickets and pre-tour accommodation.

Information Southern England Highlights

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


Do you want to Travel with Confidence and be extra fit and healthy for your upcoming adventure? If so, check out our blog here, where we introduce you to Linda from Embracing Fitness, Food & Life and hear how she can get you feeling like you can take on the world!


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Dates & Prices Southern England Highlights

Dates & Prices
Select a tour to reserve your place.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
02 May 23
10 May 23
$4,995
Available
13 Jun 23
21 Jun 23
$4,795
Available
04 Jul 23
12 Jul 23
$4,795
Available
08 Aug 23
16 Aug 23
$4,795
Available
05 Sep 23
13 Sep 23
$4,795
Available

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$500 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $70pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $1,175
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Arrival Time and International Flights
We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 15:00h in order to take part in your welcome dinner. Return international airfares have not been included on this tour. Please speak to our friendly consultants if you would like assistance booking your international flights.

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