30 September – 2 October 2019

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is proud to offer a unique three-day Classic Car Tour adventure, driving through some of England’s most picturesque countryside.

From the glamorous setting of our starting venue to the grand finale at Windsor Castle, the Tour will transport you to the most glorious locations. You will be offered exclusive access to private houses, gardens and collections along a carefully chosen scenic route.

Itinerary:

Route and venues maybe subject to change

Day 1
The tour will assemble in Oxfordshire for a leisurely brunch at Bicester Heritage. Then setting off through the Chilterns into Gloucestershire, arriving in the quaint market town of Broadway, enjoying dinner and an overnight stay at the historic Lygon Arms Hotel.

Day 2
Today’s route heads south, taking in the very best of the glorious Cotswolds before crossing into Gloucestershire. The afternoon drive will take you over the rolling hills of Dorset, finishing the day at Lainston House, a magnificent country house hotel near Winchester, for tonight’s overnight stay and dinner.

Day 3
The final day starts with a scenic drive through rural Hampshire and Surrey, stopping for lunch at McLaren’s state-of-the-art-headquarters before heading off on a short afternoon’s drive to your accommodation for the night, Great Fosters Hotel. You will then have the privilege of driving the Long Walk into the Quadrangle* at Windsor Castle for a photo shoot before finishing the Tour with a black-tie dinner.
*Subject to approval

What’s included:

Professionally organised and escorted driving tour with three days of wonderful scenic driving via a specially tailored route

Relaxed itinerary so you can enjoy the route at your own pace

Daily pit stops at historic houses, private collections and local sights of special interest

Invitation for two to join the black-tie Gala Dinner at Windsor Castle

All meals throughout the tour for two people

Three nights’ luxury accommodation with suitable parking for two people

Support team with luggage van to ensure your trip is trouble-free

Accompanied by experienced Tour Director and expert mechanical support

Leather bound guide book, including tailored account of sights and visits for each day.

For those valued friends and supporters of the DofE who pledge an additional donation, we will be delighted to welcome them as our guest for the tour finale at the exclusive Windsor Castle Gala Dinner.

We will be delighted to extend the invitation to the finale dinner in Windsor for friends and family of tour participants (subject to availability) please contact [email protected] for more information