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Please join us for a Tour of Jane Austen and Beatrix Potter’s England in July 2017 – expressions of interest being taken at tours@janeaustenfestival.com.au There are only 11 guest places available, please contact us ASAP if you’re interested in joining us! 
We start in Beatrix Potter’s north country, in an exploration of the life of this remarkable lady. See and visit the places and sites associated with her in the Lake District – admire beautiful Lakeland scenery, visit the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, enjoy afternoon tea at the lovely Lindeth Howe Hotel, relax on a Lake Windermere cruise and ride on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. Travel on to Bath and Winchester finishing with visits to Chawton and a grand Jane Austen Ball!
We have booked twinshare rooms, there is an extra surcharge if you wish to have a room to yourself. Prices quoted are approximate and may rise if there are currency fluctuations. By booking on this tour you agree to paying any outstanding balances caused by currency changes and unexpected taxes imposed on foreign currency transactions.

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Jane Austen’s England
Travel through the English countryside by private luxury coach and enjoy the glorious views of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon. Visit Basingstoke, Jane Austen’s House Museum and enjoy a guided tour of Chawton House Library and Lyme Regis. Stay in specially selected bed & breakfast accommodation, stroll through ‘must-visit’ towns of Winchester and Lacock Village. Dress up and learn some historical dances at the Winchester Guildhall, Barrington Court and Bath, spend time breathing in the history of some of England’s glorious buildings and gardens – Winchester Cathedral, Montacute HouseBarrington CourtStourhead House & Gardensand and view some historical fashions up close at Killerton House and Bath Fashion Museum. Promenade in Regency costume at the Jane Austen Festival in Bath and attend a Costumed Regency Ball in the Bath Assembly Rooms
 
Historic London
Tour the sights of London and attend an evening viewing of Midsummer Nights Dream at the Globe Theatre. See Kensington Palace, National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House, the Old Royal Naval College, The Royal Observatory and the Greenwich Fan Museum. Spend time at special costume study tables in the Museum of London, the Queen’s own embroiderers and the Chertsey Museum. Drink in the sights of more costumes than you can imagine at the Victoria and Albert Museumand enjoy a guided tour around Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition. Spend a few hours stepping back in time at Dennis Severs House and enjoy special guests, discussions and historical dancing throughout the tour. No dance experience necessary.