DAY 3: Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath

Experience the Timeless Elegance of Windsor Castle

Indulge in a journey through history as you explore the exquisite Windsor Castle. Nestled on a picturesque hill overlooking the serene Thames, this regal residence has charmed monarchs for centuries. Dating back to Norman times, its landscaped gardens and iconic Round Tower beckon you to discover their secrets. The castle, a favored weekend escape for royalty, boasts State Apartments adorned with priceless treasures by the likes of Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci. Don’t miss the chance to visit the hauntingly beautiful St. George’s Chapel, the eternal resting place of monarchs, including the famed Henry VIII. For a whimsical delight, explore Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, a marvel of miniaturization, featuring working lifts, running water, electricity, and even tiny wine bottles!

Unravel the Mysteries of Stonehenge and Bath’s Georgian Splendor

Step into a world of wonder at Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage site that has stood in silent majesty on Salisbury Plain for over 5,000 years. These enigmatic 40-ton stones have inspired countless theories, from being a sacred temple to an ancient astronomical marvel or even a burial ground from the Bronze Age. As you wander amidst these colossal rocks, you’ll have the chance to form your own theories and immerse yourself in the captivating history of this timeless monument.

Meanwhile, in Bath, an exquisite city cradled by the River Avon, prepare to be entranced by the picturesque 15th-century Bath Abbey, the resplendent Georgian architecture that graces its streets, and the romantic allure of the Pulteney Bridge. Bath also boasts the world-famous Roman Baths, a portal to the ancient world’s most splendid spa. Remarkably hidden from view until the 1870s, the Roman Baths now welcome you to uncover their hidden wonders. Dive into the rich history of this enchanting monument and marvel at its architectural grandeur as you soak in the atmosphere of a bygone era.