by Amy Mutscher

London and Southern England’s Jurassic Coast

Classic London awaits visitors with a spectacular array of iconic sights. Some of Europe’s greatest hits can be found here: The Tower of London, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Check off the musts before delving into the heritage of the English countryside. Just a short distance from London is the southwestern corner of England where you can experience historic castles, stunning coastal views and wonders of the ancient world.
Stop for a pub lunch on any of England's High Streets.


Consider the origin of Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located near the town of Salisbury. The prehistoric landmark is believed to be a burial ground, a religious pilgrimage destination, royal memorial as well as a gathering place for the summer solstice. Observe this ring of stones for yourself and weigh the debate among historians and archaeologists about its creation, construction methods, timing and builders. Over 2,000 years ago, the Roman Baths were built to host locals as well as pilgrims traveling through England. Tour this ancient space and marvel at the preservation work on the bath complex, the temple and its works of art.


England’s Jurassic coast is so-named for its geographic formation during that era. Today’s eroded coastline reveals the passage of time as evidenced by dramatic cliffs, awe-inspiring points and views across miles of the Atlantic. Also a World Heritage Site, the Jurassic Coast spans 96 miles and 185 million years with an assortment of sandy beaches, striking rock formations and ancient fossils. The seaside town of Portsmouth could serve as a home base for daytrips along the coast or a ferry trip to the Isle of Wight. For authentic experiences, immersive tours and expert guides, ask your advisor about CIE Tours, which has been leading groups through England since 1932.

Time your visit to Windsor Castle to view the Changing of the Guard.


History comes to life in Windsor Castle. Built by William the Conqueror circa 1070, today’s castle is open to guests who can tour the richly decorated state rooms and St. George's Chapel, site of numerous Royal weddings. With suits of armor lining the walls and the ceremonial Changing of the Guard, this castle epitomizes Great Britain. On CIE Tours’ 8-day Gems of Southern England tour, you can explore this historic corner of the British Isles featuring ancient cities, palaces, castles, cathedrals, gardens and more.

Call one of agents today to book your awe-inspiring trip to England.

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