Your tour will start with a short walking tour of Jane Austen sites in Bath followed by refreshments at the Jane Austen Centre. Following this we will visit the village of Meryton which includes the Meryton Assembly rooms, Darcy’s university and The Bell at Bromley. Then you’ll visit Longbourn church where Lizzie marries Darcy. (For large groups only there is an option to arrange regency dancing (numbers permitting) led by the experts to dances from P&P, in period costume! Overnight accommodation will be at Tetbury.
You visit and photograph the exterior of Netherfield, followed by a visit to Stoneleigh Abbey (optional) This was one of the homes of the Leigh family, and Jane Austen went to Stoneleigh Abbey in 1806 with her mother and Cassandra during a visit to Mrs. Austen’s first cousin, Reverend Thomas Leigh. The Austen women stayed at Leigh’s Adlestrop estate. During their visit, they also went with him to Stoneleigh Abbey, which he had just inherited. it is believed that this house was used for inspiration in ‘Mansfield Park’. Overnight in the Peak District.
You visit the wonderful estate at Pemberley to see the grounds, and the first sight of the house as seen by Elizabeth. You will then visit Elizabeth’s Peak District and the village of Lambton. You will be staying at Hunsford Parsonage, having refreshments (included) before having dinner at a local pub or restaurant (not included).
After breakfast at Hunsford, you visit Lady Catherine de Bourgh’s fine home at Rosings Park – you will be able to see the gardens and grounds where a lot of filming was done as well as the rooms inside, including Lady Catherine’s ‘Throne Room’. Tour ends at 3.30pm (approx) at Grantham Railway Station where you can catch a direct line train to London King’s Cross Station (no changes involved).
Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:30am (April – September)
4 days (3 nights)
1 person: £1020, 2 persons: £1940, 3 persons: £2910, 4 persons: £3880, 5 persons: £4850
Bath Spa Railway Station
Grantham Railway Station
3 nights hotel accommodation (including breakfasts) / Professional guides / Entrance fees to filming locations used in BBC 1995 Pride & Prejudice / Coach travel / Morning coffee in Bath / Afternoon tea at Hunsford Parsonage
Transport to and from the start and end of the tour / Gratuities (optional) / Meals and drinks other than those specified on the itinerary / Period costume / A note about your personal tour costs – wine costs about £5 per glass, a light lunch £9 per person, a light supper £12, OR supper in a hotel restaurant allow £25. For teas, coffees and drinks allow at least £5 per day and don’t forget money for lovely P&P mementos in the shops!
Fully guided day tour of Pride and Prejudice locations from the 1995 BBC production with Colin Firth including Lizzie’s Peak District and Pemberley.