Uncover Britain Road Trips: Encounter England (Great West Way)
BRISTOL AND BATH
PRETTY WILTSHIRE MARKET TOWNS
NORTH WESSEX DOWNS
ROYAL FOOTSTEPS INCL WINDSOR
OPTIONAL THREE WORLD HERITAGE SITES
12 LOCATIONS AND MANY, MANY ATTRACTIONS
The Great West Way ® is a 125-mile route that runs west to east, from Bristol to London, based on one of the first Great Roads commissioned by the Kings of England.
This 'Encounter England' route begins with the cultural cities of Bristol and Bath, each bursting with their own rich heritage, through the picturesque countryside of Wiltshire and Berkshire for the ultimate stop 'jewel in the crown' with a visit to Windsor and more.
You will weave through scenic countryside to visit a handful of pretty West Wiltshire towns, including a few fantastic stops on the way, to experience historic places of interest, enjoy riverside towns, relax on river cruises and enjoy picture-perfect canals and towpaths. Your journey will continue through the stunning and dramatic landscape of the North Wessex Downs and essential places to visit, encountering pre-historic landmarks and world-renowned backdrops. Walk in the footsteps of Royalty in quintessential must-go-to towns and attractions along the Thames, including Windsor Castle.
This guide shares with you the most charming places to stop for days out and attractions as well as country pubs and quaint cafés, with the option to include three World Heritage Sites along the way and low-down on 12 top locations for this fantastic Encounter England tour.