Update Regarding Coronavirus: The Albion Peace of Mind Travel Plan

Albion promises that if your tour has to be cancelled due to Covid 19 restrictions then they will allow you to transfer your booking to another tour without incurring any cancellation fees. Albion will also give you an additional bonus credit of $250 to make the transition easier. Please see more information about this on their website: www.albionjourneys.com/covid19

The South of England

Stately Homes & the Isle of Wight

Renowned for its idyllic countryside and stunning coastline, the picturesque South of England is peppered with spectacular estates. Here we uncover captivating stories and treasures contained within properties such as impressive Polesden Lacey and opulent Petworth House. We combine these fascinating discoveries with a trip to the Isle of Wight, a delightful holiday destination popularized in Victorian times. We will delve into the history of the ‘Garden Isle’ with visits to some of the island’s finest properties including Osborne House, the Italianate seaside retreat of Queen Victoria.

Dates:

May 2 – 11, 2022

Cost:

From $5,490 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Rebel Scotland

Bonnie Prince Charlie & the Jacobite Rebellion

Follow in the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie just over 300 years on from his birth. Prince Charles Edward Stuart, born to the exiled Stuart King James II, was raised in the belief that his family were the true rulers of Britain. Supported by his fellow Jacobites, he landed in Scotland in 1745. His planned invasion of England started promisingly but ultimately ended in a disastrous defeat with the Prince forced to go on the run. We tell the fascinating story of the young prince’s time in Scotland, visiting the places where he sought refuge, in a tale that has shaped Scottish history and has been immortalized in books and songs from, Sir Walter Scott to the Outlander TV series.

Dates:

May 8 – 18, 2022

Cost:

From $5,990 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Glorious Gardens

& Grandeur of North Wales

North Wales, a land blessed with rugged mountains, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages is also home to some of the most striking gardens in the UK, many of which surround magnificent houses with centuries of history to uncover. From world-renowned gardens to hidden gems, we encounter a remarkable array of sweeping landscapes, woodlands, valleys and displays of abundant flowers and shrubs which thrive in the unique climate of this region.

Dates:

June 5 – 14, 2022

Cost:

From $5,490 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Places of Natural Beauty

Glorious Yorkshire and Lake District

From rolling moors and picturesque valleys to towering mountains and sparkling lakes, glorious Yorkshire and the stunning Lake District are two contrasting regions of outstanding natural beauty. Home to three of England’s National Parks, these vibrant landscapes have a rich heritage and are scattered with picturesque rural villages renowned for their historic charm. On this fascinating break we combine this magnificent scenery with an exploration of some of the regions’ finest houses and estates, discovering architectural grandeur, superb collections and enchanting gardens along the way.

Dates:

July 2 – 10, 2022

Cost:

From $4,990 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Historic Kent

Castles, Gardens & Coastline

The romantic county of Kent offers a multitude of historic treasures, from enchanting castles and stately homes to imaginative gardens and delightful coastal towns. On this captivating break we learn about Kent’s role in shaping English history, and discover some of its famous residents such as Anne Boleyn, Charles Dickens and Winston Churchill. In a county famed for its castles, we also explore historic Hever and impressive Leeds Castle. We combine these fascinating architectural wonders with the peacefulness of the Kentish coast, as we experience the classic seaside charm of Margate and Whitstable.

Dates:

July 2 – 10, 2022

Cost:

From $4,990 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Aristocrats & Manor Houses

A Grand Tour to the North

Our unforgettable tour explores the architectural grandeur and superb collections of some of Britain’s finest estates, some still family homes to this day. From the world-famous Highclere Castle, the ‘real Downton Abbey’, to Winston Churchill’s birthplace of Blenheim Palace and beyond, we discover several historic treasures and their society stories. We juxtapose these fine manor houses with the dramatic landscapes of the north, providing us with the perfect opportunity to explore Britain’s rich heritage and diverse countryside.

Dates:

July 17 – 26, 2022

Cost:

From $5,490 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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The Regency Era

Behind the Scenes of Bridgerton

Dearest gentle reader, there is nothing quite like a cultural breakaway to lift the spirits and this esteemed tour is a most sought-after pursuit! Set to be the diamond of the season, join us for a wonderful voyage around some of Britain’s most cherished country homes and classical gardens; all of which received their fair dose of screen time during the filming of the hit television series Bridgerton. From Hatfield House and Badminton House to Hampton Court Palace and Wilton House, we take in some of the best English stately manors during our grand tour. Don’t miss out – Lady Whistlesdown requests your company and high society awaits!

Dates:

July 31 – August 7, 2022


Cost:

From $4,490 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Queen Elizabeth II

The Platinum Jubilee & Royal Palaces

You are cordially invited on a grand tour of England’s Royal Palaces to celebrate one of the most historic significant milestones in British history, Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. During this regal affair we discover a fascinating range of sovereign landmarks; starting in London before venturing further afield to Cambridge, King’s Lynn and of course Windsor. Follow in the footsteps of Britain’s longest-reigning monarch as we weave our way around a splendid collection of magnificent palaces, Royal residences, famous country retreats and some of the most glorious gardens in England.

Dates:

August 8 – 17, 2022

Cost:

From $5,490 per person

Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Classic Scotland

Featuring the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Join us as we combine the iconic landmarks and historic attractions of the vibrant Scottish cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow with magnificent castles and palaces which have played a key role in Scotland’s history. We complement our tour with a truly remarkable experience – the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, with an exclusive dining package and prime location seats. Set against the impressive backdrop of Edinburgh Castle and a spectacle like no other, the Edinburgh Tattoo combines music, dance, lights and marching bands with daredevil displays of skill and military showmanship, featuring hundreds of performers gathered from all corners of the UK and across the world.

Dates:

August 18 – 23, 2022

Cost:

From $3,990 per person

Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Treasure Houses

A Tour Around England

The Treasure Houses of England are a collection of the most magnificent palaces, houses and castles, each with its own unique charm, stunning architecture and beautiful gardens. Most are still homes to the great families who have owned them for generations. Together, the houses display some of the most important art collections in the world, showcasing exquisite examples of fine furniture, porcelain, china and portraiture. On this captivating tour, we explore nine of these impressive places, alongside other historic gems, giving us a fascinating insight into life in England over the centuries.

Dates:

September 4 – 15, 2022

Cost:

From $6,190 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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Norfolk & Suffolk

The Regal Estates & Jacobean Manors

A defining period of British history and culture, for the first time Scotland, Wales and England were united under one monarch, the Jacobean era left its indelible mark on many of England’s historic houses. The Jacobean style can be characterized by flamboyant design and extravagant detailing both inside and out. From the unique architectural style of Ickworth to the sumptuous interiors of Blickling Hall, we discover the homes of Britain’s aristocracy while also exploring the historic cities of Cambridge and Norwich, which flourished during this period.

Dates:

September 11 – 18, 2022

Cost:

From $4,790 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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A Country House Christmas

Step Back in Time in England

A defining period of British history and culture, for the first time Scotland, Wales and England were united under one monarch, the Jacobean era left its indelible mark on many of England’s historic houses. The Jacobean style can be characterized by flamboyant design and extravagant detailing both inside and out. From the unique architectural style of Ickworth to the sumptuous interiors of Blickling Hall, we discover the homes of Britain’s aristocracy while also exploring the historic cities of Cambridge and Norwich, which flourished during this period.

Dates:

November 30 – December 5, 2022

Cost:

From $3,990 per person
Includes a $150 discount for Royal Oak Members

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