DESIGN YOUR OWN CUSTOM TOUR WITH US! All SGT itineraries are available for private departures, from 2 guests and up on the date of your choice. The cost of a private tour is based on how many guests in the party. All itineraries below are suggestions and can be modified to specifically suit your travel requirements/requests. Learn more here: Private, Tailor-Made tours
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Private Literary Day Tours in/from London:
*Jane Austen’s Hampshire: See the scenery which inspired, a former home and museum in Chawton and her final resting place in Winchester.
*Literary London: Explore the London of the great classical writers through to those best sellers of today. A novel way to explore the city.
*Stratford-Upon-Avon and Oxford: No visit to the UK is complete without these literary must see destinations!
*Harry Potter Day Tour: A fun day out exploring film/book sites in Oxford and the Cotswolds.
*Literary Kent and Sussex: Spoilt for choice in this mega literary landscape...AA Milne, Virginia Woolf/Bloomsbury group, Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen to name a few choices.
*Writers, Royalty and the River: Discover the rich literary heritage on London’s backdoor. See Windsor, the Chiltern Hills and the Thames Valley. Sites associated with Mary Shelley, Kenneth Graham, HG Wells, TS Elliot, Thomas Gray and more.
*London Theatre: Shakespeare’s Globe, South Bank, West End, Theatre Museum; backstage tours, walking tours and more options. A great day out in the Capitol!
*Scenic Lake District: Rail journey and guided tour through the spectacular Lakes and Romantic literary landscapes of Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.
“Name the Date” Some of our SGT Suggested Itineraries for Private Groups, whenever you want them:
*Literary England: 9 days beginning London, finishing in Manchester; A highlight tour of some of the rich literary landscapes of England in Kent, Hampshire, Heart of England and the Lake District. Authors of interest include Jane Austen, Shakespeare, Dickens, Thomas Hardy, William Wordsworth, the Brontes, Flora Thompson...
*Literary England: ‘The Classic Route’: 9 days from London; The classical iconic sites of England focused on their literary heritage. London, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Oxford, Stonehenge, Bath, Canterbury, Dover.
*The BookWorm - Literary England and Wales: 8 days from London; Authors and their Inspirations - a highlight tour of literary sites in Kent, Heart of England and Southwest Wales.
*James Joyce, Irish Literary Tour: 6 days from Dublin; Highlights of Ireland’s Literary Heritage including places of inspiration for James Joyce, YB Yates, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Christie Brown, C S Lewis, Beckett, Shaw, Swift, Synge, Brian Friel... Can feature Dublin’s Bloomsday Festival!
*Literary Scotland: Borders Book Festival 8 days from Edinburgh; Available for private groups
*Literary Scotland: Wigtown Book Festival - Scotland’s National Book Town! 8 days from Edinburgh; Available for private groups
*Jane Austen Country: 3 days from London; Homes, museums and locations readily recognizable from her novels. A tour for the fan and their companions alike - also includes Thomas Hardy’s Dorset
*Literary Kent and Sussex: 4 days from London; Authors and inspirations for fans of Dickens, Woolf, Austen, Kipling and more.
*Shakespeare Country: 4 days from London; Authors, inspirations and general sightseeing in the land of Shakespeare, The Inklings, Flora Thompson and others. This tour features Oxford, Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick Castle along with the lovely scenery of the Cotswolds region.
*Harry Potter Mini-Tour: 3 days from London; A short holiday exploring that boy’s film locations & areas of inspirations. Family friendly tour!
*Literary Lakes: 3 days from Manchester; Scenic landscapes and the inspiration for William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter and others. Also includes the Brontes’ Haworth.
*Herriot Country: Yorkshire: 3 days from Manchester; North Yorkshire's rolling Dales and Moors, the city of York, seaside Whitby and the magnificent Castle Howard.
*Peak District: Stately Homes and Regency Film Sites: 3 days from Manchester; A delight for any visitor, stately homes, stunning gardens and countryside, but especially those fans of recent Jane Austen films.
*Robin Hood and the Heroes of England: 3 days from Manchester; Go in search of our central figure, a man of great romance and mystery in English folklore - Robin Hood. We’ll explore what life was like for everyday people in Medieval England, see some stunning scenery, regal stately homes and introduce some sites of other ‘Heroes of England!’
*Literary North: 8 days from Manchester; Yorkshire, Nottingham & The Peak District. North Yorkshire, inspiration for All Creatures Great and Small author James Herriot, the Bronte sisters and others. There’s the inspirational landscapes of The Dales, The Moors, the Pennine Hills, the city of York and amazing stately homes Castle Howard, Chatsworth Estate and Lyme Park all to enjoy.
*Literary Heritage in Southern England and Wales: 12 days from London; See the literary highlights in Kent, Hampshire, South Wales and the Cotswolds. Homes and inspirations for Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Kipling, Woolf, Dylan Thomas, Shakespeare, Tolkien and more.
*In Search of that Boy Wizard, Harry Potter: 9 days from London; A longer exploration of film locations & inspirations in London, Somerset, Heart of England and South Wales. Family friendly tour!
*Unlock the Da Vinci Code: 8 days or more in the Capitol Cities of Europe; Tracing the path of Robert & Sophie. SGT Exclusive Tour written originally for the History Channel.