Journey Through Britain

On this wide-ranging tour we travel from city to country and back again: from gracious Edinburgh to England’s legendary Lake District, from spectacular Snowdonia to the rural Cots- wolds and Roman Bath, ending in cosmopolitan London. As we see history and legend come to life on our journey, we also enjoy the region’s timeless hospitality.

Journey Through Britain

On this wide-ranging tour we travel from city to country and back again: from gracious Edinburgh to England’s legendary Lake District, from spectacular Snowdonia to the rural Cots- wolds and Roman Bath, ending in cosmopolitan London. As we see history and legend come to life on our journey, we also enjoy the region’s timeless hospitality.

Highlights

  • Enjoy Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital where you will visit the iconic Edinburgh Castle, walk along the Royal Mile, and visit Holyrood Palace as you immerse yourself in the rich history and charming atmosphere of the city
  • Travel to England’s Lake District and stay on the shores of Windermere, visit Dove Cottage the former home of poet William Wordsworth, and enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere before exploring the Beatrix Potter Gallery
  • In Snowdonia National Park and Conwy Castle journey through the stunning scenery of North Wales, stop at the historic Bodnant Garden, take a train through the National Park, and view the castle’s medieval fortress
  • In the ancient city of Bath take in the Georgian architecture, the well-preserved Roman Bath, and the Bath Abbey then continue to Stonehenge and tour the iconic Windsor Castle
This is an exclusive U-M departure operated by Odysseys Unlimited.

Itinerary

Day 1: Depart U.S. Edinburgh, Scotland
Day 2: Arrive Edinburgh
Day 3: Edinburgh
Day 4: Edinburgh
Day 5: Edinburgh | Lake District
Day 6: Lake District
Day 7: Lake District | North Wales
Day 8: North Wales | Snowdonia National Park
Day 9: North Wales | Stratford-upon-Avon
Day 10: Stratford-upon-Avon | The Cotswolds | Bath
Day 11: Bath
Day 12: Bath | London
Day 13: London
Day 14: Depart for U.S.

Host

James Park 542X800

James Park

Assistant Director, Center for Social Media Responsibility

Fun fact

I’m a classically trained violinist and have a deep background in musicology.

U-M Role

I am the administrative director for my Center, and I support our research projects, our public-facing work, and the efforts of our affiliated faculty members. Our work focuses on measuring behaviors on social media platforms and developing tools to impact positive social media experiences.

Trip Experience

I’m very excited to not only return to some locations I’ve visited before (e.g. Edinburgh, London), but also to experience new places like Snowdonia and Bath. I’m also excited to immerse myself in the cultures of these places with other enthusiastic travelers!

Waitlist Only
June 24–July 7, 2024

Starting price

$6,271

Deposit per person

$500

Countries Visited

England, Scotland, Wales

Activity Level

Medium
June 24–July 7, 2024

Starting price

$6,271
*Single supplement applies

Deposit per person

$500

Countries Visited

England, Scotland, Wales

Activity Level

Medium
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