Southampton Excursion: Pre-Cruise Tour from London to Southampton via Stonehenge

Duration: 6 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, United Kingdom, London
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  • 6 hours
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Leave your central London hotel for your cruise departure at Southampton Port, stopping to visit Stonehenge on the way! The prehistoric stone circle, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sits roughly half-way between London and Southampton, making it an ideal stop before your cruise. Explore this intriguing monument at leisure, pondering its many mysteries before arriving at Southampton Port.

Leave your central London or Heathrow hotel by luxury coach and relax on the journey west, passing through London’s busy urban metropolis and into the peaceful Wiltshire countryside.

While traveling, your tour manager will give you some insights into Wiltshire’s most intriguing relic – Stonehenge – and explain a few of the theories about the building of this Megalithic stone circle.

After traveling for roughly 1.5 hours, arrive at Stonehenge and spend time exploring this incredible site independently. While strolling around this UNESCO World Heritage Site, ponder the tales your tour manager told you earlier, and make up your own mind about how and why it came to stand. Was it built as an astrological observatory, or was it perhaps intended as a sacred burial place? How did the gigantic Sarsen stones get to the site when no machinery existed to transport them?

At the pre-arranged time, meet your tour manager back on the coach and then relax on the journey to Southampton on England’s coast. Your guide will drop you off right outside Southampton cruise terminal in time for your cruise.

Inclusions
  • One-way shared transfer by luxury coach
  • Services of a friendly tour manager
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Baggage storage
  • Entry to Stonehenge
  • Entry/Admission - Stonehenge

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats must be requested in advance
  • Wheelchair accessible but mustadvise the supplier in advance/ time of booking
  • Important note regarding timings for 2021: Due to possible timed embarkation procedures for 2021 it may be necessary to amend slightly the advertised timings. This is to ensure guests arrive at the cruise terminal at their allocated embarkation time. If timed embarkation policies are introduced we will contact all customers prior to the your transfer to confirm your specific timings.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 50% of all available seats will be left empty to ensure customer space and distancing.
Departure Point

Pickup Details

On select dates, due to large events taking place in Central London we may not be able to offer certain pick ups. Please contact us before booking to check we can offer a drop off at your selected hotel on these dates; London Marathon: 28th April The Prudential Bike Ride London: 4th August We offer a pick up from any London city centre hotel, Airbnb property and selected Heathrow Airport hotels. London city centre pick ups begin at 07:00am, and Heathrow airport hotels pick up is between 9.00am and 9.45am. Unfortunately we are unable to collect from Heathrow airport terminals. On the morning of your departure please wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your pick up time. Your tour guide or driver will come into the hotel to find you and will be holding a board reading "International Friends". If you are not staying in the hotel that you have selected as the meeting point, you must inform us of where you are staying so that we can contact you if necessary.


Departure Time

7:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

6 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

George F

30 Sep, 2019

We would do it again and again and again and maybe one more time. The tour guide was very informatable and interesting.

Kay F

30 Sep, 2019

Communication was outstanding from beginning to end. Emails concerning our meeting spot were promptly answered and a very convenient location was arranged. Paul met us with a welcome sign and off we went in the van to pick up several other travelers then we went to the meeting place for the transfer coach. Paul showed us sights in the area including Hyde Park. Katie was our guide. She was very knowledgeable and her information about Stonehenge and Salisbury was helpful and interesting. She went with us to the Stones and even volunteered to take pictures of us! We had time to stop at the gift shop and get a cold snack for the coach ride to Southampton. I highly recommend this tour transfer for cruisers.

Beth A

02 Sep, 2019

Our guide and driver (Voichek and Martin) were wonderful and made the trip to the port very enjoyable. It was a great way to get to see a world landmark and get to the ship from our central London hotel.

Judy K

12 Aug, 2019

Highly recommended for transport from London to cruise port. It wasn't a terribly long time spent at Stonehenge, only about 90 minutes. So if you desire a longer Stonehenge experience, it might be better to choose a different excursion. But it was plenty of time for us to visit the monument and have a little something to eat.

Both guide Reeta and driver Neal were excellent!

Kathryn H

03 Jul, 2019

Our guide Oz, was a history major and very informative, but at the same time let you form your own opinions about how the Rock's got there. There's more to do than just look at rocks

User's Picture Gallery

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Paul giving us a photo stop in English countryside

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Buckingham Palace -- no crowds!

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Stonehenge

Amazed by placement of stones but much smaller that imagined.

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