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Mineral Area College Continuing Education will lead a community travel group to

Scotland and England: June 4-13, 2022

Take time to uncover the amazing sights Great Britain has to offer. Start in Edinburgh, soaking in the Scottish city's Georgian charms, before setting off into the English countryside for everything from Shakespeare to Stonehenge. Then, end in London, where you'll see iconic landmarks and get a glimpse into the royal life outside Buckingham Palace. 

 

Get to know Edinburgh in all its medieval beauty on a tour led by a local expert.

  • View the elegant Georgian-style New Town and the Royal Mile, two UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Pass the Sir Walter Scott monument, the largest monument to a writer in the world
  • Enter Edinburgh Castle to view the Scottish crown jewels and Stone of Scone

Travel to York and soak in the city's medieval charms on a sightseeing tour.

  • Visit the ruins of St. Mary’s Abbey and the Shambles, a historic street in York lined with timber-framed houses
  • Join a local guide inside York Minster, home to the world's largest collection of medieval stained glass
  • View the Roman wall, the oldest section of the city’s historic fortifications
Drive through the Cotswolds countryside to Stratford-upon-Avon, the town of Shakespeare’s birth.
Here, you’ll step inside the Shakespeare family home with a local guide. Then we will get to know the charming city of Bath, named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987. We will see the city’s most famous architectural sites, including the Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent, and the Circus. We will enter Bath Abbey to view its fan vaulting and striking stained glass window and then we will have free time to explore Bath or take in High Tea at the Crescent Museum.
 

En route to London, we visit the charming village of Lacock and stop to admire the mysterious monoliths at Stonehenge.

  • Walk through the beautifully preserved medieval town of Lacock
  • Continue on to Stonehenge, where you'll learn about the ancient site at the visitor center before making your way to the monument

In London, we view the regal landmarks of England’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital on a guided sightseeing tour.

  • Pass the grand Trafalgar Square and Baroque-style St. Paul’s Cathedral, perched atop Ludgate Hill
  • See Westminster Abbey, the setting for royal coronations, weddings, and funerals
  • View icons like Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London
  • Stop by Buckingham Palace, where you may catch the Changing of the Guard

 

For more information, contact

Pam Watkins
Director of Continuing Education
573-518-2280
ContinuingEd@MineralArea.edu