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Franciscan University of Steubenville

Pilgrimage to England

With: Joseph Pearce  (Renowned Writer & EWTN Host)

Spiritual Director: Fr. Nathan Malavolti, T.O.R.

March 10 - 20, 2022

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London · Arundel · Stratford upon Avon · Warwick · Worcester · Kidderminster · Peterborough · Oxborough · Ely · Canterbury · Dover

This Pilgrimage highlights many important and religious sites in British History. Travel through timeless country side, witness ancient structures, and experience one of the world's liveliest modern cities on this special Pilgrimage to England.


Joseph Pearce



Fr. Nathan Malavolti, T.O.R.

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Your trip includes

  • Round-trip airfare from New York
  • Airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Centrally located hotels as follows: (or similar)
      ~ 2 nights: March 11 - 13: The Grosvenor Hotel, London
      ~ 1 night: March 13 - 14: Hilton Avisford Park, Arundel
      ~ 2 nights: March 14 - 16: Stratford Manor, Qhotels, Stratford Upon Avon
      ~ 3 nights: March 16 - 19: Park Inn by Radisson Petersborough, Peterborough
      ~ 1 night: March 19 - 20: Hilton Gatwick, London Gatwick Airport, Horley
  • Transportation by private motor coach with WiFi
  • 1 bottle of water per day per person
  • Tour Escort throughout
  • Breakfast and dinner daily except 2 dinners on your own
  • 3 Lunches
  • Wine and mineral water with dinners
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
  • Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents
Centrally located hotels or similar
hotel
The Grosvenor Hotel
London

2 Nights

hotel
Hilton Avisford Park
Arundel

1 Night

hotel
Stratsford Manor
Stratford Upon Avon

2 Nights

hotel
Park Inn
Peterborough

3 Nights

hotel
Hilton Gatwick
Horley

1 Night

Not included
  • Private mass on the last day. Theatre Plays (offered as a supplement). Any meals, sightseeing, drinks with lunches if not specified.
Optional
Travel Insurance

Providing you coverage for both pre-existing conditions and those that may arise during your trip, including medical and dental emergencies, loss of luggage, trip delay, and so much more.

Cancel for Any Reason
- Get 100% of Your Trip Cost Back

What is the Cost of “Cancel for Any Reason” Coverage: $299

- The ability to cancel your trip for any reason and to get your trip cost refunded.

- How much refund will I get - 100% of your trip cost (others are giving only 50 - 75%)

- Can I cancel my trip any time? – You can cancel up until 48 hours prior to your departure.

- Can I buy it at any time? - You can buy it within 2 weeks of your confirmed reservation, if booking is made up until 60 days prior.

- Will “Cancel for Any Reason” coverage work if I cancel due to Coronavirus, Act of God – Yes.

How Does “Cancel for Any Reason” Coverage Work? - To get “Cancel for Any Reason” coverage you’ll have to purchase a base travel insurance plan www.206tours.com/insurance/insurance and add “cancel for any reason” (CFAR) coverage within 14 days (2 weeks) of your first tour confirmation otherwise premium maybe higher or you will not be able to purchase it. Excluded are these 3 states -New York, Missouri and Minnesota -you do not have to purchase basic/ regular travel insurance (which we highly recommend).

You will be able to get all your money back, if you cancel your trip for any reason that’s not already (a reason) covered by your policy, example if you are sick, or a member of your family is sick, you will make a claim through the regular travel insurance, who will refund you.

Itinerary

Day 1, Thursday, March 10: Depart USA to London

Depart USA for your overnight flight to London. Dinner and breakfast will be served on board.

Day 2, Friday, March 11: London

Welcome to London, England! Upon your arrival, you will collect your luggage and meet with the guide and driver who will accompany the group throughout your stay. You'll get acquainted with the beautiful city of London on a guided tour, including a visit to the Tower of London (UNESCO listed site). Later in the evening, you will attend a private Mass at a local church, and then enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, and overnight at your London hotel.

Day 3, Saturday, March 12: London

This morning you will enjoy breakfast at your hotel, followed by a full day sightseeing in London. Following a visit to Brompton Oratory for Mass (pending confirmation), you will visit Westminster Cathedral in London, the mother church for Roman Catholics in England and Wales. After lunch, you'll have free time to explore the city. After a delicious dinner at the hotel, you'll leave for a private illumination tour of the city by motor coach, then return to the hotel for a restful overnight.

Day 4, Sunday, March 13: London - West/East Grinsted - Arundel

After breakfast and check out from the hotel, you will depart London for West Grinsted, to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation. After Mass in this first Shrine in honor of Our Lady to be established in England since before the Reformation, we'll visit East Grinsted, to see the Priest House that is now a museum. You will then travel to Arundel, with a stop at Shipley on the way. Enjoy an orientation tour of Arundel, followed by dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 5, Monday, March 14: Arundel - Stratford upon Avon

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel in Arundel, visit Arundel Cathedral for Mass, then take a tour of Arundel Castle, an estate that is almost 1,000 years old and was home to the Howard family, which has produced two cardinals and a saint. St. Philip Howard died a martyr for the faith in the Tower of London during the persecution of Catholics in the 16th century. Following lunch at a local restaurant, the group will transfer to Stratford upon Avon, best known as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Enjoy some free time in this charming medieval town, and then have dinner and overnight at your hotel. Optional: Theatre Play at additional cost.

Day 6, Tuesday, March 15: Stratford upon Avon - Warwick - Stratford upon Avon

Following breakfast at your Stratford hotel, visit Shakespeare's birthplace and Anne Hathaway's cottage. Lunch will be on your own today, then the group will transfer to Warwick to visit the National Trust Baddesley Clinton estate. You'll return to Stratford this afternoon and visit St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, then enjoy leisure time on your own. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 7, Wednesday, March 16: Stratford upon Avon - Worcester - Kidderminster - Peterborough

After breakfast and check out, your group will depart for Worcester to see the stunning Worcester Cathedral (Anglican) and then attend Mass at the nearby Catholic Church. The group will travel to Peterborough from Worcester, with a stop at Kidderminster to see Harvington Hall, which is a moated manor home containing the largest series of surviving priest hides in England. Upon arrival in Peterborough you'll check into your hotel and enjoy dinner and overnight.

Day 8, Thursday, March 17: Peterborough - Walsingham - Castle Acre - Peterborough

After another delicious breakfast, depart from your hotel and transfer to Walsingham, to visit the Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. This site was originally founded as a place of devotion to Our Lady in 1061, and was a popular destination for medieval pilgrimages. During the time of the Reformation, the Shrine was handed over to the King's Commissioners and the famous statue of Our Lady of Walsingham was taken to London and burned. After the Catholic Emancipation of 1829, devotion no longer had to be kept secret. Over the next many years, the Shrine was restored and in 1897 it became a place of pilgrimage again. Following your visit to Walsingham, the group will transfer to Castle Acre for lunch. After lunch, you will visit Castle Acre, a quintessential medieval Norman town, and Castle Acre Priory, originally founded in the 11th century. Return to Peterborough for dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 9, Friday, March 18: Peterborough - Oxborough - Ely - Peterborough

Following breakfast at the hotel, the group will depart for Oxborough. Oxburgh Hall is the home of the Bedingfield family, devout Catholics whose faith could not be broken during the Reformation and after. The house is a testament to their endurance through many difficult times. Following Mass at Oxburgh (pending confirmation), your group will depart for Ely, to visit Ely Cathedral and St. Etheldreda's Church. Upon return to Peterborough you will enjoy dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Day 10, Saturday, March 19: Peterborough - Canterbury - Dover - London

This morning, after breakfast, you will depart for a visit to the famous Canterbury Cathedral. Following the murder of St. Thomas Becket in 1170 in Canterbury Cathedral, it became a major destination for Christian pilgrims. Today it is a UNESCO listed site, and you will enjoy a guided tour where you will learn about the fascinating history of this place. After departing Canterbury your group will stop in Dover to see the dramatic White Cliffs of Dover. You'll then travel on to London to check into your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 11, Sunday, March 20: London - Home

Following breakfast and heartfelt farewells, you will be transferred to the London airport for return flights home.

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We promise to do all within our power to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact us, please note should any problems arise during your trip you should first contact your local emergency contact in your destination country or the 206 Tours.

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2022 Dates & Prices

Dates

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Mar 10
Thursday
Mar 20, 2022
Sunday
Mar 11
Friday
Mar 20, 2022
Sunday
Options & Upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room $793.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (One-Way) $1,750.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic (Round-Trip) $3,500.00 (USD)




Would like to stop over in Europe?

Let us know at time of registration, we will reschedule your airline reservations pending availability at no additional fee (these options will be available to you when you register online). Let us know if you need assistance with pre or post stay at hotel. Simply Contact Us:  800-206-TOUR (8687)  or  sales@206tours.com

Options and upgrades

*All pricing is per person

Single Supplement / Private Room $793.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic Upgrade (One-Way) $1,750.00 (USD)

Business Class Trans-Atlantic Upgrade (Round-Trip) $3,500.00 (USD)

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About your trip

pilgrimage map
  • London
  • Arundel
  • Stratford upon Avon
  • Warwick
  • Worcester
  • Kidderminster
  • Peterborough
  • Oxborough
  • Ely
  • Canterbury
  • Dover
  • About England:

    Travel throughout England to learn of its rich and well-documented history. Visit Amesbury, the UK's oldest occupied settlement and home to Stonehenge, one of the biggest wonders of the world. See the best-preserved manuscripts of the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral as well as beautiful scenes of the stories of Genesis and Exodus. In Bath, celebrate Mass at St. John the Evangelist's Church. In Birmingham visit St. Philip's Cathedral and the Oratory Church which was visited by Pope Benedict XVI. In London visit St. Etheldreda's Church in Ely Place, the oldest Catholic Church in England which served as a safe-haven for Catholics who were persecuted in the 17th century as well as many famous landmarks of this magnificent city. In Walsingham visit the Roman Catholic National Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham which was established in 1061, here you will celebrate Mass at the Slipper Chapel which is dedicated to the patron Saint of Pilgrims to the Holy Land, Saint Catherine of Alexandria.

    Know Before You Go

    We promise to do all within our power to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact us, please note should any problems arise during your trip you should first contact your local emergency contact in your destination country or the 206 Tours.

    Read More

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