Est. 1985

London and Liverpool

  • The Original Tour in Piccadilly, London

    The Original Tour in Piccadilly, London
  • Pleasure cruise boat on the River Thames, outside County Hall in London

    Pleasure cruise boat on the River Thames, outside County Hall in London
  • Merseyside Maritime Museum ©National Museums Liverpool

    Merseyside Maritime Museum ©National Museums Liverpool
  • Liverpool Cathedral in the summer ©Marjolein Sluijter

    Liverpool Cathedral in the summer
  • Liverpool ferry and waterfront ©Joe Keggin

    Liverpool waterfront ©Joe Keggin
  • Penny Lane ©The Cavern Club

    Penny Lane ©The Cavern Club
5 day tour (other durations available)
From £359 per person

Includes a full day visit to Liverpool by train

This is a great opportunity to combine two great cities – London and Liverpool. Stay in the Capital, and take a day trip by high speed train to the home of the Beatles – Liverpool. In just two hours, you can be visiting this iconic city, walking in the footsteps of the Beatles, visiting the Beatles Story or gazing out over the River Mersey – so easy for a great day trip from London.

Greatdays have been arranging tours for both groups and individuals to London and the UK for over 30 years, so we know the best places to go, and the best sights to see, to really allow you to make the most of your visit.

Our staff are UK experts and can suggest how to make the best of your visit, whatever your interest, so whether you are a first time visitor or an expert, a group or an individual, let Greatdays make all your arrangements for a successful trip.


Dates

2019 dates available on request


Suggested itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to London

Transfer from London Heathrow or London Gatwick

Once clear of Immigration and Customs, there’s a transfer from London Heathrow or Gatwick to your chosen hotel in central London.

This evening you are free to take dinner at your leisure and then maybe visit one of the local pubs in the area for a nightcap.

Day 2

Full day London sightseeing tour and River Cruise

Sightseeing tour with river cruise. Hop-on and Hop-off open top bus tour with live guided commentary in English, with digitally recorded commentary in seven other languages. Four tour routes cover over ninety stops showing you the very best of London attractions.

The River Cruise departs from Waterloo Pier (The London Eye) and Westminster Pier (Big Ben & Westminster Abbey). View the sights of London before arriving at Tower Pier where you can visit The Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

One day not long enough? You can upgrade your London sightseeing ticket to a two day ticket for just £10.00 per person supplement (but please note, the two days must be taken together for this offer to apply).

Day 3

Full day visit to Liverpool by train

After breakfast, make your way to Euston Station for your train to Liverpool. The station is a 10 minute walk from the hotel (or alternatively take a taxi for around £10.00).

You will travel by Virgin High speed Pendolino train direct from London, and the journey in a reserved seat takes just over 2 hours, before your arrive right in the heart of Liverpool. There is a buffet car serving drinks and snacks available on the train, or for a touch of luxury, you can upgrade to First Class travel (supplement from £60 per person) which includes food and drinks appropriate to the time of day.

On arrival you will have plenty of time to explore the City (we will let you have details of attractions and getting around). Alternatively we can arrange for a private sightseeing tour of the City, and of course you have the chance to visit the Beatles Story, the Albert Dock and maybe take a ferry across the Mersey!

We can also arrange lunch for you in a selection of restaurants.

Take a late afternoon train back to London and return to your hotel, or take an early dinner in Liverpool and take a later train back.

Day 4

At leisure, with FREE entrance to over 20 top London attractions

Free days to relax and perhaps enjoy London’s many museums, galleries and shops. Free entrance to over 20 top attractions, including: British Library, British Museum, Imperial War Museum, Museum of London, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Somerset House, Tate Britain, Tate Modern and Victoria & Albert Museum.

Day 5

Transfer to London Heathrow or London Gatwick


Featured hotels

We are delighted to offer and recommend the following hotel for these special packages:

Royal National Hotel, Bloomsbury, London ***

A unique and lively hotel with unparalleled facilities and direct London underground link with Heathrow Airport. The Royal National offers a variety of drinking and dining options including a pizzeria, carvery, pub, bar and a coffee shop.

Russell Square  (4 min walk)   British Museum  (5 min walk)   Oxford Street  (13 min walk)

The President Hotel, Russell Square ***

A contemporary hotel in a classic Bloomsbury setting many rooms offer views over London’s famous Russell Square. Close to the underground station with a direct link with Heathrow Airport.

Russell Square  (2 min walk)    British Museum  (5 min walk)    Oxford Street  (12 min walk)

Imperial Hotel, Russell Square ***

Offering breath taking views across Russell Square, the hotel is within easy walking distance to the British Museum. Well located with Russell Square underground station a 2 minute walk away.

Russell Square  (2 min walk)    British Museum  (5 min walk)   Oxford Street  (12 min walk)


 Valid to 31st March 2019  5 days
 Royal National Hotel  £359.00 per person
 President Hotel  £389.00 per person
 Bedford Hotel  £409.00 per person
 Imperial Hotel  £429.00 per person
Valid 1st April to 31 October 2019                                                         5 days 
 Royal National Hotel  £399 per person
 President Hotel  £429 per person
 Bedford Hotel  £459 per person
 Imperial Hotel  £479 per person

 

Please note that all our prices shown are per person and are nett and non commissionable, and are based on a minimum of two persons travelling together.

Prices at the Royal National & President Hotels include Continental breakfast, prices at the Bedford and Imperial Hotels include English breakfast.

There will be supplements applicable for occupancy of a single room – supplements on request.

We are also now taking bookings for Winter 2019 – contact us for details and prices

 

This offer is subject to availability and is valid until 31st October 2019 (blackout dates may apply) Price is per person based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room. Available for FIT & Groups (minimum 2 persons travelling). Supplement for single occupancy rooms on request. Bookings must be received at least 7 days prior to arrival. Supplements for transfers from / to Gatwick £30 per person (minimum 2 persons).

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