9 days
London & Edinburgh | TCL
Discover English language and literature in its proverbial homeland, the United Kingdom. Students will connect to texts where they were inspired, written, and performed as they develop their skills in media studies, oral communication, reading, and writing.
  • Day 1: Board an overnight flight to Scotland!

  • Day 2: Edinburgh

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Walking tour of Edinburgh

  • Day 3: Edinburgh

    Take a guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

    Select one of the below 'Learning Module' activities for your group:  

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    Guided Literary Tour of Edinburgh

    Guided Literary Tour of Edinburgh

    Learn more about why Edinburgh is the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature on this unique tour of significant literary sites in Edinburgh. The tour is staged as a debate between two fictional characters and covers 300 years of writing and writers. 

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    Scottish Storytelling Centre visit & Storytelling Workshop

    Scottish Storytelling Centre visit & Storytelling Workshop

    Experience Scotland’s rich storytelling heritage. While you discover traditional Scottish tales keep an eye out for Greyfriars Bobby, the Gruffalo and even the Loch Ness Monster! Listen to excerpts from Edinburgh’s most famous storyteller, Robert Louis Stevenson as well. Participate in a skill building, Storytelling Workshop at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.  

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    English Career Exploration Activity

    English Career Exploration Activity

    Meet and participate in a discussion with a professional working in a field related to English. 

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    Evening Ghost Tour of Edinburgh

    Evening Ghost Tour of Edinburgh

    A city that can inspire Robert Louis Stephenson—an Edinburgh native—to create the monstrous Mr. Hyde has to have a deep and dark past. On your ghost tour, experience the twisted, demented, and downright terrifying side of Edinburgh. See bricked over passages and caged crypts, then try to sleep wondering: who are they keeping out… or what are they keeping in?

  • Day 4: Edinburgh | London

    Visit the Edinburgh Writer's Museum

    Travel by train to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Covent Garden
    • National Gallery
    • Leicester Square
  • Day 5: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Explore Borough Market 

    Guided Tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    Participate in a Globe Theatre workshop

    Enjoy an evening theatre performance in London

  • Day 6: London

    Visit the British Library's Treasures Collection

    Public Speaking Activity at Speaker's Corner

    Select one of the below 'Learning Module' activities for your group: 

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    Media Workshop or Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

    Media Workshop or Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

    London is a historic and modern leader in the world of Media as the home of the BBC, The Times and The Guardian newspapers, and Sky TV. It is also home to a thriving and very popular Spoken Word Poetry scene. Participate in a fun and engaging workshop that either focuses on developing students’ media studies skills or their creative, spoken word poetry skills.

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    ‘Wicked Women of London’ Guided Tour

    ‘Wicked Women of London’ Guided Tour

    See London from a new perspective: through the eyes of some of its most wicked, powerful, and wildly interesting women. Join your local guide to learn about the lives of icons like Margaret Thatcher and Amy Winehouse as you explore the neighborhoods they lived and worked in. At each stop on this two-hour walking tour, you’ll be immersed in interactive, multimedia-style presentations that uniquely celebrate each figure’s historical and cultural contributions to London. From speeches and songs to trivia and reenactments, this empowering tour is truly one-of-a-kind.   

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    Visit the Charles Dickens Museum & Participate in a Literary Workshop

    Visit the Charles Dickens Museum & Participate in a Literary Workshop

    See the study where Dickens wrote such classics as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, and A Christmas Carol on your visit to his former home on Doughty Street-the only London house still standing in which the great writer lived. Depending on the available workshop, students will practice their creative writing, or analytical reading skills in the context of Dickens times and works.  

  • Day 7: London | Stratford-upon-Avon | Birmingham Region

    Transfer to Stratford-upon-Avon

    Take a guided tour of Stratford-upon-Avon

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace

    Visit Anne Hathaway's cottage

  • Day 8: Birmingham Region | London

    Return to London

    Exploration time in London

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Board an overnight flight to Scotland!

  • Day 2: Edinburgh

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Walking tour of Edinburgh

  • Day 3: Edinburgh

    Take a guided tour of Edinburgh

    Visit Edinburgh Castle

    Select one of the below 'Learning Module' activities for your group:  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Guided Literary Tour of Edinburgh

    Guided Literary Tour of Edinburgh

    Learn more about why Edinburgh is the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature on this unique tour of significant literary sites in Edinburgh. The tour is staged as a debate between two fictional characters and covers 300 years of writing and writers. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Scottish Storytelling Centre visit & Storytelling Workshop

    Scottish Storytelling Centre visit & Storytelling Workshop

    Experience Scotland’s rich storytelling heritage. While you discover traditional Scottish tales keep an eye out for Greyfriars Bobby, the Gruffalo and even the Loch Ness Monster! Listen to excerpts from Edinburgh’s most famous storyteller, Robert Louis Stevenson as well. Participate in a skill building, Storytelling Workshop at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.  

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    English Career Exploration Activity

    English Career Exploration Activity

    Meet and participate in a discussion with a professional working in a field related to English. 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Evening Ghost Tour of Edinburgh

    Evening Ghost Tour of Edinburgh

    A city that can inspire Robert Louis Stephenson—an Edinburgh native—to create the monstrous Mr. Hyde has to have a deep and dark past. On your ghost tour, experience the twisted, demented, and downright terrifying side of Edinburgh. See bricked over passages and caged crypts, then try to sleep wondering: who are they keeping out… or what are they keeping in?

  • Day 4: Edinburgh | London

    Visit the Edinburgh Writer's Museum

    Travel by train to London

    Take a walking tour of London

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Covent Garden
    • National Gallery
    • Leicester Square
  • Day 5: London

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Explore Borough Market 

    Guided Tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    Participate in a Globe Theatre workshop

    Enjoy an evening theatre performance in London

  • Day 6: London

    Visit the British Library's Treasures Collection

    Public Speaking Activity at Speaker's Corner

    Select one of the below 'Learning Module' activities for your group: 

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Media Workshop or Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

    Media Workshop or Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

    London is a historic and modern leader in the world of Media as the home of the BBC, The Times and The Guardian newspapers, and Sky TV. It is also home to a thriving and very popular Spoken Word Poetry scene. Participate in a fun and engaging workshop that either focuses on developing students’ media studies skills or their creative, spoken word poetry skills.

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    ‘Wicked Women of London’ Guided Tour

    ‘Wicked Women of London’ Guided Tour

    See London from a new perspective: through the eyes of some of its most wicked, powerful, and wildly interesting women. Join your local guide to learn about the lives of icons like Margaret Thatcher and Amy Winehouse as you explore the neighborhoods they lived and worked in. At each stop on this two-hour walking tour, you’ll be immersed in interactive, multimedia-style presentations that uniquely celebrate each figure’s historical and cultural contributions to London. From speeches and songs to trivia and reenactments, this empowering tour is truly one-of-a-kind.   

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Visit the Charles Dickens Museum & Participate in a Literary Workshop

    Visit the Charles Dickens Museum & Participate in a Literary Workshop

    See the study where Dickens wrote such classics as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, and A Christmas Carol on your visit to his former home on Doughty Street-the only London house still standing in which the great writer lived. Depending on the available workshop, students will practice their creative writing, or analytical reading skills in the context of Dickens times and works.  

  • Day 7: London | Stratford-upon-Avon | Birmingham Region

    Transfer to Stratford-upon-Avon

    Take a guided tour of Stratford-upon-Avon

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace

    Visit Anne Hathaway's cottage

  • Day 8: Birmingham Region | London

    Return to London

    Exploration time in London

  • Day 9: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach through the tour.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Traditional breakfasts and dinners bring local flavours to life as part of your tour experience. Lunches are left for you to discover new favourite dishes of your own.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Customary gratuities

    To make things even easier we’ve included all tips to show appreciation to your Tour Director, local guides, and bus driver at the end of your tour.

  • Innovative educational programming

    The Travel for Credit tour experience is designed by our in-house education specialists to support the course learning outcomes and to build global competencies using our Global Learning Model.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

We believe every student should have the opportunity to travel, which is why we let our travellers choose how they want to manage their payments. Enrol in our Automatic Payment Plan with just $199 to start, make fixed and low monthly payments through Uplift, receive invoices and make your payments in less frequent instalments, or pay up front in full.

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If you're currently enrolled, or enrol by 150 days prior to tour departure date, on a tour with a scheduled departure date between October 1, 2022, and September 30, 2023, you'll have the option to cancel your tour for any reason by 150 days prior to your tour departure date for a full refund of 100% of the money paid to EF, including the $199 non-refundable deposit and the cost of the Global Travel Protection Plan.

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