Luxury England Tours

London in Depth
(6 Days)
London & environs

Discover England
(6 Days)
Cotswolds, London

Highlights of England
(8 Days)
Bath, Cotswolds, London

Luxuries of England
(7 Days)
Oxfordshire, London

London Stopover
(4 Days)

England: Town & Country
(7 Days)
London, Country Estate

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
London & environs

Best of England
(11 Days)
London, Bath, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire

Journey Through England
(16 Days)
London, Bath, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Yorkshire

Decorative Arts & Gardens of England
(9 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Literary Tour of England
(13 Days)
London, Oxfordshire & Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Hampshire, Surrey

Best of Cornwall & London
(9 Days)
Hampshire, Penzance, St. Mawes, London

Multi-country Tours

Luxuries of England & Scotland
(10 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Fort William & Highlands, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Dublin, Edinburgh, London
(10 Days)
Dublin, Edinburgh, London

Essence of Scotland, Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), Dublin, Adare, London

Exclusive Ireland, Scotland & England
(18 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), London

Highlights of Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, London

Best of England & Scotland
(16 Days)
London, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Edinburgh, Royal Deeside & Aberdeenshire, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

London & Paris
(9 Days)
London & environs, Paris & Versailles

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

London & Amsterdam
(8 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs

London, Amsterdam & Paris
(12 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs, Paris & Versailles

Best of Cornwall & London

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Hampshire, Penzance, St. Mawes, London

On this private England tour, experience the best of the beautiful Cornish coast, relax at a luxurious resort in the English countryside and enjoy customized private touring in London.

Begin in Hampshire with a stay at a luxurious manor resort. Enjoy the best of the refined English country lifestyle, including the historic architecture and beautiful scenery of the resort, as well as its excellent spa and dining facilities. Artisans of Leisure can arrange additional activities on the grounds and in the surrounding countryside such as fishing, horseback riding, golf, croquet, tennis, secluded picnics along the river and visits to local villages.

Next, travel to Cornwall, a peninsula in southeastern England with dramatic coastlines, magnificent gardens and mild subtropical weather. En route, pass through Bodmin Moor, a windswept moorland inhabited since the Neolithic period, to see unusual rock formations, stone circles and historic pubs.

Stay in the seaside town of Penzance, and explore Cornwall's picturesque coastal villages, beautiful beaches, and attractions such as the Tate St. Ives art museum, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the historic Leach Pottery studio and museum. Alternatively, visit World War II sites or St. Michael's Mount, a small tidal island with a hilltop castle and gardens.

Continue to St. Mawes, one of Cornwall's most charming villages. During private touring in the area, visit the beautiful Lizard Peninsula to see dramatic cliffs, pristine beaches, and unusual flora and fauna. Also tour highlights around St. Mawes such as St. Mawes Castle, a 16th-century seaside fortress built by King Henry VIII; the Eden Project, a series of gardens under massive dome greenhouses; and Lanhydrock, a Victorian country estate with a manor house and extensive gardens. Other touring options include seeing the collection of rare boats at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall or visiting Tintagel, the ruins of a clifftop medieval castle associated with King Arthur and Arthurian legends.

Cornwall is an exceptional foodie destination, and we arrange for travelers to enjoy the best of the region's culinary touring, including gourmet seafood in celebrated restaurants and casual fish and chips on the beach. We can also arrange a Cornish cooking class to learn to make local specialties such as Cornish rarebit and Cornish pasties. Other activities we can arrange around Cornwall are privately guided hiking, fishing, kayaking, sailing and diving.

En route back to London, stop for lunch at a historic country estate or atmospheric rural pub. If desired, visit Stonehenge, an iconic ring of standing stones that's one of England's most enduring landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Continue to London, one of the world's greatest cities. Discover the best of London—heritage architecture, fascinating museums, important historic attractions, exclusive boutiques, traditional pubs and incredible food markets—during private touring customized to your interests. Tour famous landmarks such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, the British Museum, Covent Garden, the London Eye, St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Perhaps explore other incredible museums around the city such as the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, Churchill War Rooms, Sir John Soane's Museum, the Tate Modern or the Tate Britain. Also visit hidden squares, renowned British shops, atmospheric tea rooms and other highlights.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure will also arrange reservations for dining and afternoon tea, book tickets to performances, and provide recommendations for the best shopping in London. Accommodation is at one of London's best luxury hotels.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive London – Hampshire
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 1 night
Day 2 Hampshire – Penzance
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring en route
Day 3 Penzance & environs
Full-day private tour
Day 4 Penzance – St. Mawes
Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring en route
Day 5 St. Mawes & environs
Full-day private tour
Day 6 St. Mawes – London
Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights, with touring en route
Day 7 London
Full-day private city tour
Day 8 London
Half-day private city tour. Afternoon tea reservation
Day 9 Depart London
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Hampshire: Chewton Glen
Penzance: Artist Residence Cornwall
St. Mawes: Hotel Tresanton
London: Claridge's, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, The Ritz London, Belmond Cadogan Hotel or The Berkeley

Cost
$13,460 Cost Upon Request
 

Luxury England Tours

London in Depth
(6 Days)
London & environs

Discover England
(6 Days)
Cotswolds, London

Highlights of England
(8 Days)
Bath, Cotswolds, London

Luxuries of England
(7 Days)
Oxfordshire, London

London Stopover
(4 Days)

England: Town & Country
(7 Days)
London, Country Estate

Family Tour of England
(7 Days)
London & environs

Best of England
(11 Days)
London, Bath, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire

Journey Through England
(16 Days)
London, Bath, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Yorkshire

Decorative Arts & Gardens of England
(9 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Literary Tour of England
(13 Days)
London, Oxfordshire & Stratford-upon-Avon, Bath, Hampshire, Surrey

Best of Cornwall & London
(9 Days)
Hampshire, Penzance, St. Mawes, London

Multi-country Tours

Luxuries of England & Scotland
(10 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Family Tour of England & Scotland
(11 Days)
London, Edinburgh, Fort William & Highlands, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

Dublin, Edinburgh, London
(10 Days)
Dublin, Edinburgh, London

Essence of Scotland, Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), Dublin, Adare, London

Exclusive Ireland, Scotland & England
(18 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, Edinburgh, Perthshire (Gleneagles), London

Highlights of Ireland & England
(13 Days)
Dublin, Killarney, Adare or Co. Clare, Ashford Castle, London

Best of England & Scotland
(16 Days)
London, Oxfordshire, Cotswolds, Lake District, Edinburgh, Royal Deeside & Aberdeenshire, Perthshire (Gleneagles)

London & Paris
(9 Days)
London & environs, Paris & Versailles

Family Tour of London, Paris & Rome
(10 Days)
London, Paris, Rome

London & Amsterdam
(8 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs

London, Amsterdam & Paris
(12 days)
London & environs, Amsterdam & environs, Paris & Versailles

Testimonials

Our tour through England was extraordinary. Thank you for your input, organization and implementation. We loved every minute of the trip.
~ M.G., Calgary, Canada

Our family had a wonderful time in England and Scotland…we feel that we saw the very best of each place.
~ L.S., Newtown Square, PA

The whole trip to England was incredible. Thank you for such great touring. We were so happy to have all the restaurant reservations made in advance—we never would have gotten tables without you! It was one of the best trips we’ve ever taken. 
~ J.K., La Jolla, CA

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