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Heritage is GREAT Britain: Explore Britain by Car and Rail with Avanti Destinations
Britain may be compact, but it’s big where it counts for
most travelers with its deep and rich history. Britain’s cultures and
languages are all stitched together like one big tapestry. England,
Scotland, and Wales share the English language, rail, motorways, and
ferries, but each retains its own heritage and traditions, like Wales’
Welsh language. Add to this the amazing array of options for 2012 like
the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Cultural Olympiad, and the Torch Relay
leading up to the Olympics and you’ve got a recipe for a fabulous
Explore the countryside of Britain by driving through the
Highlands of Scotland, stopping off for tea and a walk along one of the
many lochs. In the Lowlands of Scotland, you'll find remnants of the
Industrial Revolution and the historic and modern cites of Edinburgh and
Traipse through England via BritRail from iconic London through
the city of York to walk through its Snickelways (narrow alleys) to find
the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe: York Minster. Be sure
savor a delectable meal in one of the six Michelin star restaurants in
Yorkshire for an epicurean vacation.
If you love castles, books and mythical villages, your vacation to Britain would be best served by
visiting Wales. Check out the impressive Conwy Castle in North Wales.
Head south to explore Brecon Beacons National Park with its stunning
landscapes, walking paths, and charming villages. Pop into Hay-on-Wye,
especially during their annual Hay Festival for a literary vacation.
Visit the capital of Cardiff on your way to the travel gem of
Pembrokeshire along the southwest coast.
With any vacation to
Britain, using the trains and driving a car will provide you with a more
personal and authentic Britain. And with Avanti, you’re sure to have the
vacation of a lifetime.