Stirling Castle Lindisfarne Priory York Minster St. Wilfred's Church, Scrooby Cambridge Round Church Hampton Court Palace St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Wilfred's Church, Scrooby
Cambridge Round Church
Hampton Court Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral
This 14 day tour of Scotland and England features some of the key Christian heritage sites in the UK with special teaching from Dr Mark Baynes and Dr. Cliff Morris.
IF = In flight meals, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Day 1: Wednesday, July 12, 2017: Depart USA
Our journey begins with overnight flights from Atlanta. (IF)
Day 2: Thursday, July 13, 2017: Edinburgh
On arrival in Edinburgh, we will meet our tour director and board our bus. Our driver will take us on an orientation tour of the city, then we will have some free time on the Royal Mile. We will tour Edinburgh Castle in the afternoon, then check-in to our hotel and relax. Our welcome dinner is at our hotel this evening. (IF/D)
Day 3: Friday, July 14, 2017: Blantyre, Stirling, Edinburgh
We will begin the day with a tour of Stirling Castle with audio-guides, and visit the Church of the Holy Rude close by. We will return to Edinburgh and dine in a local restaurant. (B/D)
Day 4: Saturday, July 15, 2017: Edinburgh
Our morning guided tour of Edinburgh includes St. Giles Cathedral, John Knox House, Greyfriar’s Church and the Grassmarket. We will also have a tour of Holyrood Palace. The afternoon and evening are at leisure. (B)
Day 5: Sunday, July 16, 2017: Melrose, Durham
We will stop to see Melrose Abbey in the morning, then continue on to Durham. We will attend the 3:30 PM Evensong in the Cathedral, followed by a private tour of the Cathedral and the newly opened exhibits area Open Treasure. We will end our visit with an exclusive meal and fellowship time in the Cathedral restaurant, just for our group. (B/D)
Day 6: Monday, July 17, 2017: Lindisfarne, Bamburgh Castle, Durham
Today’s highlight will be a visit to Lindisfarne where we will have quiet time to explore the Priory and the island independently. We will also tour Bamburgh Castle, one of the largest inhabited castles in the country. We will dine in our hotel this evening. (B/D)
Day 7: Tuesday, July 18, 2017: York
After breakfast, we will drive to York and our city tour will include York Minster, the city walls and a walk through the medieval center. After checking into the hotel, the rest of the day is free. (B)
Day 8: Wednesday, July 19, 2017: Baptist History, Cambridge
One of the guides from Pilgrims and Prophets will meet us in the morning in York and share about the Baptist and Pilgrim history in this part of the world. We will start in Worksop and hear about the puritan vicar, Richard Bernard whose daughter married Roger Williams. Scrooby was the home of William Brewster, one of the early leaders of the group who sailed to America on the Mayflower. We will also visit places associated with John Smyth and Thomas Helwys. We will end the day at our hotel in Cambridge and dine in our hotel. (B/D)
Day 9: Thursday, July 20, 2017: Cambridge, London
We will start our day at the Round Church, where we will see a film, followed by a walking tour highlighting the Christian history of Cambridge. In the afternoon we will drive to Hampton Court and hear about the King James translation of the Bible. We will end the day at our London hotel. (B/D)
Day 10: Friday, July 21, 2017: London
We will tour Wesley’s home and Chapel this morning and Bunhill Field Cemetery across the street, where we will see the grave of John Bunyan and other non-conformists. In the afternoon we will take the Grace Walk, including St. Paul’s Cathedral, St. Mary Woolnoth, St. Mary le Bow and Holy Sepulchre Church. We will dine in a restaurant this evening. (B/D)
Day 11: Saturday, July 22, 2017: Canterbury, London
We will take a day trip to Canterbury today by train. We will tour the Cathedral and the ruins of St. Augustine’s Abbey. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the town. Theater tickets can be arranged for this evening (not included in tour price). (B)
Day 12: Sunday, July 23, 2017: London
We will attend the morning service at Westminster Chapel at 11:00 AM, followed by a group lunch and some free time to enjoy the area around Buckingham Palace. In the afternoon we will tour the British Museum and Covent Garden. We will end the day with Evensong at the Metropolitan Tabernacle. (B/L)
Day 13: Monday, July 24, 2017: London
We will stop at Tyndale’s monument on the Southbank, then tour Westminster Abbey. We will then sail down the Thames to the Tower of London. The tour will include the Crown Jewels. After our Farewell Meal, we will take a ride on the London Eye. (B/D)
Day 14: Tuesday, July 25, 2017: Return
We will transfer to the airport today for the return trip to the USA. (B/IF)
Please note this itinerary is copyrighted.
Our hotels are chosen for their quality, amenities and proximity to areas of interest. Whenever possible, we choose hotels in town centers, so that you are able to go off and explore in your free time. It may be necessary for us to substitute hotels for others of equal quality. You will be fully informed of any changes that affect you. Enjoy your stay!
July 18-19, 2017
York, YO30 6AA
July 19-20, 2017
Holiday Inn Cambridge
Lake View, Bridge Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 9PH
July 20-25, 2017
Kensington, London, W8 5SY
Group flights have been arranged for this tour, but we will continue to monitor options and these might change. If you would like to make your own arrangements, please wait until the tour is a definite departure, before booking non-refundable tickets. If you would like to do a pre/post tour, we can either assist you with flights or you are welcome to book your own. Please ensure we have a copy of your flight itinerary for our records as soon as you have booked it.
Flight No. Date From To Departs Arrives
DL 70 July 12/13, 2017 Atlanta Amsterdam 3:17 PM 5:50 AM
KLM 1277 July 13, 2017 Amsterdam Edinburgh 7:10 AM 7:35 AM
DL 31 July 25, 2017 London Atlanta 12:50 PM 5:24 PM
*Price based on a minimum of 25 participants. Land only price $3,199
• Round-trip air transportation ($1,350 including taxes and fees)
• Transportation: via deluxe air-conditioned coaches
• Accommodations (double-occupancy) in superior 3-star and moderate 4-star hotels
• Meals as indicated in the itinerary
• Professional Tour Director throughout the tour
• Local step-on guides for city tours and major attractions
• Admission to all activities indicated in the itinerary
• All transfers, as a group
• Baggage handling (1 piece of baggage per guest)
• All taxes and tips except as indicated below
• Passenger trip cancellation insurance during the tour (pre-tour coverage available)
• Single supplement ($970)
• Meals and beverages not identified in itinerary
• Items of a personal nature, such as passports and visas. Passports must be valid for 6 months beyond return date.
• Pre-tour passenger trip cancellation insurance upgrade (approximately $220 to cover land and air)
• Gratuities for tour director ($5 per person per day), and driver ($3.50 per person per day)
• Deposit of $350 will secure your place on the tour. Please send all checks to Reformation Tours, P.O. Box 854, Belleville, IL 62222.
• Final invoices will be sent in March 2017
• Final payment is due by April 28, 2017
• Reservations will be accepted after final payment subject to availability
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The Travel Protection Plan covers you while you are on tour (not before). It includes medical and evacuation coverage, missed travel connections, trip delay, baggage delays, and lost luggage.
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Regardless of reason, cancellations are costly. To offset these costs the following fees will apply, plus any non-recoverable expenses to our suppliers:
From time of deposit to until 100 days before departure: $100
From 99-15 days prior to departure: $350 plus any non refundable deposits
14 days or less prior to departure: No refund– Cancellation charges also apply to additional accommodation reserved prior to and after the tour.
– Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. central time on the last business day of the applicable time period.
– For flight changes or cancellations, revision fees and/or airline cancellation charges will apply.
– Roommates canceling can result in a single supplement charge for the roommate. The Participant who cancels will be responsible for that charge if a substitute roommate cannot be found.
– Trip Cancellation and Interruption Insurance is strongly recommended.
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Included Insurance – FREE to all our group travelers, the Travel Protection Plan covers you while you are on tour (not before). It includes medical and evacuation coverage, missed travel connections, trip delay, baggage delays, and lost luggage.
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