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England City Breaks

City Breaks in England

The dynamic, multicultural cities of England are some of the country's greatest assets. From beautiful historic centres such as York and Oxford to bustling, bohemian Brighton and the resurgent metropolises of the North, there are a huge range of urban gems to choose between in a small space.

Of course, England's capital, London, is a huge draw - a world city with historical landmarks, world class galleries, museums, and shopping, there really is something for everyone to be discovered on a fun-filled day tour from the gourmet delights of Borough’s Market, a play at Shakespeare’s Globe and the delights of traditional afternoon tea to the stunning pieces the British Museum, unique vintage fashion in Camden eclectic markets and relaxing in vibrant Covent Garden.

Whether you’re interested in day tours or longer holidays, there are plenty of great choices, and you can choose from both guided and self-guided trips. Featured below are some of the best city breaks and day tours that give you a chance to really experience what the urban centres of England have to offer, all of which are easily reachable by public transport.

Bruges canal taken by Beespoke Tours

Cycling Tour from London to Bruges with Beespoke Tours

Discover why Belgium is so much more than chips and Trappist beer (without striking those off the list either!) cycling through the beautiful Essex countryside and along the famous dutch dykes to arrive in the fascinating medieval city of Bruges.

£750

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1 May to 1 October
Beespoke tours at London St Pancras

Cycling Tour from London to Amsterdam with Beespoke Tours

Cycle besides rivers, ancient woodlands, farmlands, quiet villages, sand dunes, tulip fields and of course, windmills on this 50 mile a day trip. If you’ve never sampled the dreamy idyll that is the Dutch cycle network, this trip is a must.

£650

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From 1 May to 31 October