TRAVEL TO BRITAIN
BEST OF BRITAIN
Start in London (4 days), where you’ll carouse the museums, theaters, and Tour the college greens in Oxford (2 , then amble through the rolling hills of the Cotswolds (1 day; 210). Don’t miss Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon (1 day; 208), or that of the Beatles, Liverpool (1 days; 220). Head to Manchester for its nightlife (1 day; 216) before moving on to Glasgow (1 day) and nearby Loch Lomond (1 day; 252). Exuberant Edinburgh will keep you busy, especially during festival season (4 days). Finally, enjoy the beautiful Lake District (2 days; 228), historic York (1 day, 223), and the hallowed halls of Cambridge (2 day; 211) designed to keep out unfriendly neighbors. The 4th century saw the decline of the Roman Empire, leaving Britannia vulnerable to raids. This allowed the Angles and Saxons to establish their own kingdoms in the south.