Apr 24th–May 5th, 2017

2017 Literary England Sampler, Highlights of Classical Britain

Shakespeare-Dickens-Jane Austen-Wordsworth-James Herriot-Brontes-Tolkien-Lewis Carroll-Beatrix Potter-’Downton Abbey’-‘Harry Potter’ from the SGT ‘Classic Route’ Collection This tour is geared towards visitors who wish to see the classical heritage sites…

Apr 29th–May 6th, 2017

2017 Focus on Brittany, Celtic Magic of France

For many centuries Brittany was a proudly independent realm, with closer connections to Britain than France, Brittany was “petite Bretagne,” as opposed to “Grande Bretagne”…

May 7th–May 12th, 2017

2017 Devon & Cornwall – West Country Writers, the ‘Mystery Writers Trail’

The English counties of Devon, Dorset, Cornwall and Somerset, collectively known as ‘The West Country,’ offer a rich tapestry of literary heritage. Here are the…

Jul 10th–Jul 14th, 2017

2017 Jane Austen’s Hampshire & Bath

Our tour follows the trail of one of the world’s favourite writers. See the places that inspired Jane Austen, where she lived, wrote her most…

Jul 10th–Jul 19th, 2017

2017 ‘Week’ with Jane Austen: Hampshire, Bath, Cotswolds villages & stately homes of the Peak District

OK so we’re taking a big of dramatic license as our tour is a 10 day ‘week!’ This is an adventure into the world of…

Jul 15th–Jul 18th, 2017

2017 Short South Wales

This superb, short tour will introduce you to the very best of South Wales. Focusing on one area of this wonderful country, you’re sure to…

Jul 23rd–Jul 30th, 2017

2017 Walking the Spirit of…Jazz Age Paris & the Harlem Hellfighters, Heroes of WWI

First World War Centenary 2014 – 2018 – Special Tours in Remembrance The US 369th Infantry Regiment, better known by their nickname “Harlem Hellfighters,” were…

Jul 24th–Aug 4th, 2017

2017 Literary England Sampler, Highlights of Classical Britain

Shakespeare-Dickens-Jane Austen-Wordsworth-James Herriot-Brontes-Tolkien-Lewis Carroll-Beatrix Potter-’Downton Abbey’-‘Harry Potter’ from the SGT ‘Classic Route’ Collection This tour is geared towards visitors who wish to see the classical heritage sites…

Sep 9th–Sep 16th, 2017

2017 Wales Highlights, The Land of Song

Wales – The hills are alive! With singing and the second oldest language spoken in Europe. On this Welsh adventure, sample the fantastic scenery of…

Mystical Wales – Celts, King Arthur, Merlin and other Welsh legends

Join us as we take you on a journey through Wales’ magical past, back to a time of romance, mystery and intrigue. We begin in…

​Literary Heritage in Southern England and Wales

This is a feast for the bookworm, the literary-minded and simply those who enjoy seeing and learning about a country, not just ‘photographing the sites’ from a bus window. Here’s the plot. Our knowledgeable and entertaining guide takes you, and just 10 or so others, through some of the UK’s prettiest landscapes, visiting author’s homes, literary museums, towns and villages where stories are set, and places that obviously inspired the artist’s muse.   Available at…

Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

The award winning Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour was the first literary tour launched in Edinburgh in 1996! Since then it has carried in excess of…

Shakespeare Country: Stratford-Upon-Avon & Cotswolds Villages…including Downton Abbey filming locations Day Trip

The region of the “The Heart of England” is famed for many things including quaint, thatched roof cottage villages, ancient market towns, charming antique and…

Jane Austen’s Chawton & Winchester Day Trip

Experience for yourself the countryside that inspired Jane Austen to pen some of the English language’s greatest novels. Visit her cottage home at Chawton, now open as a…

Jane Austen’s Bath & Lacock Day Trip

Traveling via one of “the prettiest villages of England” Castle Combe, we’ll make our way to our main destination of Bath, the city of Georgian splendor and Roman…

SGT London Day & Weekend Trips Schedule

SGT DAY TRIPS                     Year Round Departures (Saturdays, as noted) MONDAYS                 Shakespeare Country: Stratford-Upon-Avon & Cotswolds Villages TUESDAYS                Jane Austen’s Hampshire: Chawton & Winchester…

Victorian Christmas Markets, Rochester & London Day Trip

Rochester is a gem of a city, with its cathedral and Norman castle, it overflows with Dickens’s sites, such as plaques on the places mentioned…

London Antique Markets and Globe Theatre Day Trip

We begin our day with one of the more colourful local neighborhood antiques markets. Bermondsey’s New Caledonian Market is commonly called the “Thieves Market” because,…

Tudor Day Out: Hampton Court Palace & Hever Castle Day Trip

Henry VIII’s masterpiece Hampton Court Palace is set in over 60 acres of gardens and parklands along the scenic River Thames. You won’t want to…

Dickens’ Kent: Rochester & Chatham Historic Dockyards Day Trip

Rochester is a gem of a city with a cathedral and Norman castle. It overflows with Dickens sites, places where he lived and those mentioned…

Heart of England, Wales and Yorkshire 5 Day Tour

Highlights: ~ Shakespeare country and Stratford on Avon ~ Ironbridge World Heritage Site ~ The mountains of Snowdonia ~ Conwy Castle ~ Peak District National…

The Cotswolds, Bath and Oxford 2 Day Tour

Highlights ~ Avebury ~ Cherhill White Horse ~ Lacock ~ Bath ~ Cirencester ~ Cotswolds villages ~ Stow-on-the-Wold ~ Oxford 2 days to take in the…

Lake District As You Please – Lake District Scheduled Day Trips

Lake District As Your Please! Create a holiday break in the English Lake District to suit your schedule. Package can include accommodation for the appropriate…

Walking the Spirit, Black Heritage Paris Walking Tours

Join Walking The Spirit Tours, the original Black Paris Heritage tours since 1994. You’ll love the versatility, blend Black heritage with delightful discovery of the city and…

Walking the Spirit Black Heritage Paris & Beyond Bus Tours

Groups of any size appreciate the convenience and scope of our private Spirit of Black Paris bus tours.  Take in the full 200 years of…

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Beatrix Potter Experience

Are you potty about Potter? 3 day/2 night package   Beatrix Potter, known the world over for her lovely children’s books, chose to settle in

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Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

 The award winning Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour was the first literary tour launched in Edinburgh in 1996! Since then it has carried in excess of