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Britain's Great Stately Homes (2018)

Marco Polo Journeys: Exclusive trips, accompanied by A&K's most accomplished guides

Limited to 16 guests
Days: 11  |  From: $12,995

Enjoy exclusive access to some of Britain's most beloved estates as you travel from Edinburgh to the Cotswolds in grand style, exploring this proud nation's aristocratic past and present, and staying in a private country house along the way.

A&K Advantages

  • Experience the British aristocratic lifestyle as you enjoy private access to lavish country estates
  • Go behind the scenes with a private tour and cocktail reception at the Duke of Devonshire's Chatsworth House
  • Enjoy private access to Badminton House, home of the Duke and Duchess of Beaufort
  • Tour Alnwick Castle, a filming location of Downton Abbey and home to the Percy family for the past 700 years
  • Learn about aristocratic modernization as you tour the Duke of Roxburghe's estate at Floors Castle

Itinerary at a Glance

Britain's Great Stately Homes

Day 1: Arrive Edinburgh, Scotland

Day 2: Edinburgh | Elegance in a Bustling City

Day 3: Edinburgh & Kelso | Inspirational Surroundings

Day 4: Kelso | On Location

Day 5: Kelso & York, England | Roman Influence

Day 6: York | Magnificence on the Moors

Day 7: York & Chatsworth | Renowned Art & Landscape

Day 8: Chatsworth & the Cotswolds | A Bygone Era

Day 9: Blenheim Palace | Home of a Legendary Statesman

Day 10: The Cotswolds & Hampshire | Countryside Charm

Day 11: Depart London

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