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Pilgrimage Private Tour in London

Duration: 8 days
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Oxford

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  • 8 days
  • Oxford
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


The only luxury UK tour exploring American Heritage in true British style. Our Pilgrimage Package follows the story of the Mayflower and the early American settlers' journey before leaving England.

We have worked with sites across the country to curate a unique itinerary of sites linked to the US, while taking in iconic British landmarks. Our hand-picked hotel and restaurant partners are tried and tested, offering wonderful food and luxurious stays.

Our small groups and complimentary Resolute Concierge service offers an intimate guest experience, tailored to your every need.

Tours Depart on:

August 6th 2023

October 8th 2023

January 21st 2024

March 17th 2024

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Day 1: Start Spangled Start

Stop At: Gloucester Cathedral, 12 College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LX England
The tour starts with a rousing chorus of the Star Spangled Banner at Gloucester Cathedral, where John Stafford Smith wrote the music that was later adapted as the US National Anthem.

Harry Potter fans will recognise the glorious surroundings of the cathedral on a private tour, taking in historical curiosities movie moments.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Worcester, Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams visited Worcester, one of the final battle sites of the English civil war and took inspiration which later formed the basis of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. We visit the site where Jefferson and Adams addressed a crowd with a speech encouraging every Englishman to make a pilgrimage to the city.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation at the beautiful Stubton Hall in Lincolnshire.

Day 2: Prison and the Promise of Freedom

Stop At: Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill Castle Square, Lincoln LN1 3AA England
After exploring some of the Mayflower links to northern Lincolnshire, we stop at Lincoln Castle to see the Magna Carta on display in its vault.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Boston Guildhall, South Street, Boston PE21 6HT England
We travel to Boston to learn about the Pilgrims’ first attempt to flee England and stand in the very cells in which they were imprisoned.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation in Cambridge. Guest will be able to enjoy this world famous university city at their own leisure

Day 3: Historic Harwich

Stop At: Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Madingley Road Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PH England
To start the day, the tour will pause for reflection at the American Memorial Cemetery in Cambridge, a truly peaceful example of the special relationship between the UK and US.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Harwich Museum, Anglia House Main Road Opposite Harwich Town Railway Station, Harwich CO12 3FN England
We follow an interactive tour around Harwich, the spiritual home of the Mayflower, and visit the home of the ship’s captain, Christopher Jones.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

• Dinner: Dinner in London with spectacular view of the city and a talk from a guest speaker.
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Rosewood London

Day 4: London Docks

Stop At: Clink Prison Museum Soho Wharf 1 Clink Street Clink Prison Museum Soho Wharf, London SE1 9DG England
Guests can immerse themselves in prison life at the time of the Pilgrims with a private tour of Clink Prison
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Maritime Museum, Park Row Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 9NF England
In preparation for setting sail, we guide you on a private tour of the national maritime museum, exploring the naval history of Britain and what life was like on transatlantic voyages at the time of the Mayflower Pilgrims.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tower of London, London EC3N 4AB England
Guests will take a private tour around this iconic landmark and learn about some of the American sympathizers who were imprisoned there, including William Penn, before viewing the crown jewels.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

• Lunch: A proper pub lunch will be served at the Mayflower Pub

Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation at Rosewood London

Day 5: Setting Sail

Stop At: The D-Day Story, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth PO5 3NT England
As the tour heads to the south west, we make our first stop at the historic naval city of Portsmouth to visit the D-Day Story, an interactive museum telling the story of the Allies' Normandy landings.

Before heading to our next stop, guests will be invited to the very room where General Eisenhower gave the green light for Operation Overlord.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, England
We stop for lunch at the historic port city of Southampton. Before lunch, a brief walk will take us along the city walls to the Mayflower Memorial, commemorating where the Mayflower originally set sail after leaving London to meet its fated sister ship, the Speedwell.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

• Dinner: After the journey to the South West, guests will be invited to spend an evening at their own leisure at Bovey Castle
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation at Bovey Castle Hotel and Spa

Day 6: Plymouth

Stop At: Buckland Abbey, National Trust, Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6EY England
Before getting to Plymouth, we visit Buckland Abbey, the home of famous explorer and early colonist, Sir Francis Drake. The house also has links to other famous explorers.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Mayflower Steps, West Pier The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LR England
We then make the short journey to Plymouth to visit the Mayflower Museum and stand on the very steps where the Pilgrims finally boarded their ship as they made their journey to America.

We’ll also take in that famous of British traditions, fish and chips.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:

• Dinner: Private dinner with a guest speaker at Bovey Castle Hotel
Accommodation included: Overnight accommodation at Bovey Castle Hotel and Spa

Day 7: American Art and Churchill's Home

Stop At: American Museum & Gardens, Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD England
Our final day begins with a visit to the American Museum in Bath, the only museum dedicated to American decorative arts outside the US and the beautiful gardens which are based on those at Mount Vernon.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PP England
Our last stop before London is Blenheim Palace, ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill before we head back to London where guests can enjoy an evening in Britain’s capital at their leisure.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:

• Dinner: Guests will spent the evening in London at their own leisure. Reservations can be made via our Concierge Service
Accommodation included: Overnight stay Rosewood London

Day 8: Heading Home

Pass By: London, London, England
All good things must come to an end.

Breakfast is included on your final day. For those extending their stay with us on one of our Resolute Extra packages, transfers will be organised as part of your tour price.

For guests who aren't taking the advantage of one of our excellent tour extensions, onward transfers can be arranged via our complimentary Resolute Concierge service.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

  • 8x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Mayflower Steps
  • Entry/Admission - Buckland Abbey, National Trust
  • Entry/Admission - American Museum & Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Gloucester Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Clink Prison Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The D-Day Story
  • Entry/Admission - Boston Guildhall
  • Entry/Admission - Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
  • Entry/Admission - Lincoln Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Harwich Museum
  • Entry/Admission - National Maritime Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Blenheim Palace

  • Air travel/flights are not included in your tour price
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Ellenborough Park, Southam Ln, Cheltenham GL52 3NJ, UK
Traveler pickup is offered
Airport or port transfers can be arranged separately by contacting us directly.


  • Southampton Port, Cunard Rd, Southampton SO14 3QN, UK

Departure Time

08:30 AM

Return Details

Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, UK

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