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August 15 – 29, 2024

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Journey into the World of English Literature
with Immersive Theater Experiences

Dive deep into the mesmerizing world of English Literature with Sisterhood Travels, exclusively curated for the spirited women of today by Âme Travels. Not only will you trace the footsteps of literary legends, but you’ll also create memories and friendships that last a lifetime.

Guided by the passionate duo, Jodi and Pam Burgess, journey through the breathtaking landscapes that inspired tales that have bewitched readers across the globe. From the mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the gothic allure of Bram Stoker to the timeless narratives of the Brontë sisters, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mary Shelley, Robert Louis Stevenson, James Herriot, and Winston Graham, prepare to be enthralled.

Our literary adventure is accentuated with immersive theater experiences, allowing you to not just read, but live the history. Dive into stories, meet iconic characters, and partake in exclusive events that promise to be nothing short of magical.

Embark on a thrilling journey through England’s cinematic wonderlands! Witness firsthand the iconic locales that transformed timeless tales into silver screen masterpieces. Imagine standing right where your favorite scenes unfolded, feeling the stories leap off the pages and dance around you.

And as the magic unfolds, bond with fellow adventurers, forging friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

Are you ready to be a part of this epic tale? Join us and write your own chapter in the annals of unforgettable journeys.

“This royal throne of kings, this sceptered isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,–This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.”

Let us share some of the amazing authors
and stories we will be exploring during this tour.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock

Bram Stoker – Dracula

Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë – Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

James Herriot – All Creatures Great and Small

J.R.R Tolkein – The Lord of the Rings

Mary Shelley – Frankenstien

Robert Louis Stevenson – Treasure Island

Winston Graham – Poldark


August 15, 2024

Welcome to England! As dawn breaks on your first day in the enchanting land of England, a realm of timeless tales awaits your discovery. Upon your descent from the clouds, a swift transfer will usher you to our hotel. Here, you can either indulge in its comforts or let your feet wander the nearby streets, soaking in the local charm. As evening drapes the city, we’ll unite for a delightful three-course dinner.

Amidst the aroma of delectable dishes, you’ll meet our knowledgeable guide, the Librarian, and be joined by special guests who seem as if they’ve stepped straight out of history’s pages. An evening of magic and camaraderie awaits! (D)

Hotel: Park Plaza London Riverbank

August 16, 2024

As dawn breaks and the city stirs, we’ll commence our day with a breakfast befitting ladies ready for adventure. Soon after, prepare to tread the enigmatic streets of Sherlock’s London, guided by none other than the legendary detective himself. As we weave through the city’s alleys and boulevards, we’ll unravel the mysteries of his creator, the illustrious Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

As the sun climbs its zenith, your free time to explore begins. London will unfurl its treasures for your afternoon sojourn. The city, a living tapestry of tales and time, beckons.

The ancient walls of the Tower of London whisper stories of royal plots and prisoners, while a gentle saunter across Westminster Bridge unveils the architectural marvels of the Houses of Parliament and the timeless chimes of Big Ben.

And as the day wanes, the grand gates of Buckingham Palace shimmer in the twilight, a testament to centuries of regal splendor.

Ladies, let London’s chronicles enchant and inspire as you chart your own unforgettable narrative! (B)

Hotel: Park Plaza London Riverbank

house of parliament

August 17, 2024

As morning’s first light paints the sky, we’ll savor a sumptuous breakfast at our hotel, fortifying ourselves for the day’s escapade. With spirits high and anticipation bubbling, we’ll embark on our journey northward aboard our chariot of adventure.

Midday will find us pausing to indulge in a delightful luncheon before the horizon reveals the enchanting visage of Whitby. This coastal gem cradled on England’s northeast embrace, beckons with tales of rugged cliffs, dramatic shores, and a harbor alive with tales of old. Dominating this tableau is the hauntingly beautiful Whitby Abbey, its Gothic remnants casting shadows of yore against the ever-changing canvas of the sky.

As twilight descends, casting a silvery glow over the town, we’ll tread the cobbled streets with a local lorekeeper. Together, we’ll uncover the very nooks where Bram Stoker penned his spine-tingling masterpiece. Dive deep into the intertwining tales of the author and his immortal creation, Dracula, and discover how they’ve left an indelible mark on this bewitching village.

Ladies, ready yourselves for a day where history, mystery, and literary wonder intertwine! (B,L,D)

Hotel: The Royal Hotel Whitby

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August 18, 2024

As dawn’s golden hues give way to morning, we’ll partake in a delightful breakfast at our hotel, setting the tone for a day steeped in literary enchantment. Our compass points to the heart of Brontë Country, where tales of passion and perseverance await.

Amidst the rolling hills of West Yorkshire lies the poetic village of Haworth, the sanctuary of the illustrious Brontë sisters. With every step, their literary genius echoes, and with a knowledgeable guide by our side, we’ll traverse the very paths that inspired them. The Brontë Parsonage Museum, once their familial abode, beckons with whispers of “Wuthering Heights” and “Jane Eyre”. Wander through rooms that bore witness to literary history, and stand in awe of the manuscripts and mementos that shaped an era.

Post a delectable luncheon, the wild moorlands call. We’ll tread the famed Brontë Way, letting the undulating landscapes, blanketed in heather and wild grasses, speak to our souls. Let the winds carry tales of yesteryears, and feel the magic of a time gone by.

As the sun bids adieu, we’ll journey to the elegant Victorian Spa town of Harrogate. Here, amidst its timeless allure, we’ll retreat to our hotel, letting the evening’s serenity envelop us. (B,L)

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa

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August 19, 2024

As morning’s embrace graces our hotel, we’ll indulge in a sumptuous breakfast, fueling our spirits for a day of literary wonder in the breathtaking Yorkshire Dales.

Our first sojourn takes us to the enchanting realm of James Herriot in Thirsk. Step into the very abode and surgery of the legendary vet, now transformed into an award-winning sanctuary of memories. As tales of Herriot’s world envelop us, we’ll journey onward to the picturesque Grassington, the very canvas for ‘Darrowby’ in Channel 5’s 2020 adaptation. Amidst its charming market square, we’ll savor a delightful luncheon, letting the village’s magic seep into our souls. And just when you think the day’s wonders have peaked, a special guest shall whisk us away, unveiling the secrets of filming locations and sharing behind-the-scenes tales of the beloved series.

As twilight descends, prepare for an evening of elegance and nostalgia. Revel in a delectable three-course feast set against the backdrop of a 1940s-themed soirée. And to add a touch of starlight to our night, another illustrious guest will grace our gathering! (B,D)

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa

August 20, 2024

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at our hotel, setting the stage for a delightful dalliance in the Yorkshire Dales. Today, we’ll be venturing to a living, breathing farmstead, where the rhythms of pastoral life play out in real-time. Engage with the gentle creatures of the farm, immerse yourself in the age-old traditions of Dales farming, and feel the world of James Herriot come alive around you.

And as a delightful twist, this very farm served as a canvas for the 1978 television adaptation of Herriot’s tales. Amidst this rustic charm, we’ll indulge in a delectable lunch at the farm’s cozy café, letting the flavors of the Dales tantalize our palates.

As evening drapes Harrogate in its silvery hue, the night is yours to paint! Perhaps a serene promenade through Harrogate’s verdant parks beckons, or maybe the allure of the Turkish Spa, with its promise of relaxation and rejuvenation, tempts you. (B,L)

Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa

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August 21, 2024

Post a delightful breakfast, we’ll set our sights on the poetic heart of England: Stratford-upon-Avon, the hallowed ground where William Shakespeare, the bard of Avon, spun his tales of love, tragedy, and fate.

Once we nestle into our hotel, the page is blank, and the pen is in your hands. Let your curiosity be your guide as you chart your own adventure.

Every step in Stratford is a dance with history. Meander through its ancient lanes, where cobbled paths whisper tales of yesteryears and timber-framed edifices stand as testaments to its rich Tudor legacy. Among its many jewels, the half-timbered house on Henley Street shines brightest. This is none other than Shakespeare’s birthplace, where every room echoes with the genius of the bard, offering intimate glimpses into the world that birthed masterpieces.

The gentle embrace of the River Avon might beckon next. Board a traditional riverboat and let the serene waters cradle you, offering vistas of verdant banks and the town’s iconic swans, symbols of timeless elegance. And as the day wanes, maybe a detour to Anne Hathaway’s Cottage awaits. This enchanting thatched abode, nestled just a whisper away from the town, once played home to Shakespeare’s muse and wife. (B)

Hotel: The White Swan

August 22, 2024

After the morning’s culinary delights, we’ll set forth into the heart of the Cotswolds, where every nook and cranny whispers tales of literary legends. Among the mosaic of idyllic villages, we’ll tread the very paths that once inspired literary luminaries, including the illustrious J.R.R. Tolkien. Picture this: the Prancing Pony Inn from the Lord of the Rings, brought to life in the form of the Bell Inn in Moreton-in-Marsh. Here, amidst its storied walls, we’ll indulge in a delightful luncheon, letting the flavors of the region dance on our palates.

But the Cotswolds’ literary allure doesn’t end there. As we meander through this picturesque realm, we’ll uncover more literary tie-ins, each village and vista a testament to the timeless charm that has captivated authors for generations.

Indeed, the Cotswolds is a living sonnet of history and heritage. Its quaint hamlets stand as guardians of a bygone era, their medieval essence preserved with reverence. Journeying through its serpentine lanes unveils a panorama of splendors: stately churches, grand manor houses, and cozy tearooms beckoning with the promise of sumptuous cream teas. At each enchanting stop, time is generously yours, allowing you to immerse, explore, and craft your own tales. (B, L)

Hotel: The White Swan

August 23, 2024

Today we travel to Bath. Nestled in the rolling countryside of southwest England, the picturesque city of Bath exudes an air of grace and sophistication. Steeped in history and renowned for its stunning Georgian architecture, Bath is a destination that effortlessly transports visitors back in time, revealing a captivating blend of ancient Roman heritage and classic British charm.

Enjoy some leisurely exploration on your own, letting the city’s charm envelop you. Then, as the day unfolds, join us for an exciting journey through the picturesque streets of Bath. Walk in the footsteps of the enigmatic Mary Shelley, diving deep into the inspirations behind her iconic masterpiece, Frankenstein.

As we wander, immerse yourself in the very sights and sounds that once captivated Shelley’s imagination. And as twilight descends, gather with fellow Sisters for a delightful group dinner, sharing tales and memories. (B,D)

Hotel: Marriott Bristol

Bath England

August 24, 2024

Prepare yourself for a day drenched in the adventurous spirit of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island”! Our journey commences on the cobbled streets of Bristol, led by the enigmatic Captain Cuttlefish. As tales of buccaneers and buried gold echo in the air, we’ll navigate our way to the majestic tall ship, The Matthew. Once aboard, brace yourself for a ‘sea’ voyage teeming with intriguing characters straight from the pages of yore.

Amidst the maritime merriment, indulge in a classic British repast: crispy fish and chips, a feast fit for a sailor! And as the sun dips below the horizon, we’ll drop anchor at a historic pub, once the haunt of the infamous Black Beard. (B, L)

Hotel: Marriott Bristol

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August 25, 2024

Set sail, metaphorically speaking, to the effervescent seaside gem of Falmouth. Here, the sea’s embrace meets the hum of a bustling town, where the world’s third-largest natural harbor paints a breathtaking backdrop. As you wander, the town’s cobbled streets unfold a tapestry of delights, from whimsical boutiques and vintage treasure troves to sun-kissed cafés, indulgent ice cream parlors, and artisanal micro-breweries.

Whether you’re on a quest for window whimsy or a shopping spree, Falmouth’s myriad of shops promises a trove of discoveries. But for those with an insatiable curiosity, the town offers more than just retail therapy. Dive deep into maritime lore at the award-winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall, nestled by the picturesque harbor. Here, tales of the sea, daring explorers, and thrilling smuggling escapades come alive, inviting you to step into the shoes of those who charted the vast oceans.

For the art aficionados, the Falmouth Art Gallery beckons, boasting the finest art collection in the southwest of England. Every brushstroke and hue tells a story waiting to be unraveled.

Ladies let Falmouth’s blend of seaside splendor and cultural richness craft an unforgettable chapter in your journey!


Hotel: Greenbank Hotel

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August 26, 2024

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Cornwall, guided by a local connoisseur of its many wonders. Today, we tread the very landscapes that breathed life into Winston Graham’s epic saga, Poldark. Cornwall, with its embrace of golden sands, jagged cliffs, verdant meadows, and enchanting hamlets, stands as a testament to nature’s artistry and centuries of rich heritage. Here, every stone and wave whispers tales of history, myths, and legends.

As we traverse the breathtaking coastal road of the Penwith Peninsula, cinematic vistas unfold. Witness the real-world settings that played backdrop to the tales of Poldark: from the rugged allure of Wheal Leisure, the iconic Poldark mine, to the quaint charm of the village that stood in for Saul and many more enchanting locales.

And as the sun dips below the horizon, painting the Cornish skies in twilight hues, prepare for a grand finale. Revel in a 19th-century-themed feast, where the ambiance, flavors, and perhaps a surprise guest or two transport you straight into the pages of Poldark’s world. (B, D)

Hotel: Greenbank Hotel

August 27, 2024

Journey with us through the timeless landscapes of Cornwall, a realm that transcends mere Poldark tales. With its sweeping vistas that kiss the horizon and waters of the purest turquoise, Cornwall beckons not just as a destination, but as a dream woven in reality. Ensure your cameras and devices are fully charged, for every moment here is a portrait waiting to be captured.

Delve deep into the annals of time as we unearth the ancient secrets of the Cornish mining legacy, a tale that whispers of tin mining from as far back as 2100 BC.

And as the mists of history swirl, the allure of smugglers emerges, immortalized by the pen of Daphne du Maurier. We’ll tread the very grounds that stirred du Maurier’s imagination, making our way to the legendary Jamaica Inn. Here, amidst tales of old, we’ll savor a sumptuous lunch and meander through the corridors of the smugglers’ museum.

Ladies, ready yourselves for a Cornish escapade that promises both wonder and whimsy! (B)

Hotel: Greenbank Hotel

cornwall coast

August 28, 2024

As we bid adieu to the enchanting embrace of Cornwall, our journey winds its way to the regal heart of Windsor. Let the picturesque vistas serenade you as we traverse the English countryside, each mile a testament to the land’s timeless beauty.

Upon arrival, Windsor unfurls its historic tapestry for your exploration. Wander the cobbled lanes of this ancient market town, where every corner whispers tales of yore. The majestic Windsor Castle looms large, a beacon of architectural grandeur and royal legacy, spanning nearly a thousand years. Marvel at its splendor, then meander down England’s quaintest, shortest street. Or perhaps, let Thames Street beckon with its unique allure: a delightful medley of eateries, boutiques, and pubs on one side, with the castle’s imposing walls standing sentinel on the other.

As twilight descends, casting Windsor in a golden glow, gather with your fellow travelers, your sisters-in-adventure, for a final feast. Relive the memories, share stories, and toast to an unforgettable journey together.

Sisters, let’s celebrate the end of a chapter, with the promise of many more tales yet to be written! (B,D)

Hotel: Adelaide Hotel

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August 29, 2024

Alas, the day has dawned when we must bid adieu to this enchanting realm and the tapestry of memories we’ve woven together. As we part ways with this wondrous land, let’s carry with us the echoes of laughter, the tales of adventure, and the warmth of shared experiences.

Though our journey in this magical country concludes, the stories we’ve crafted will forever resonate in our hearts. Until our paths cross again, cherish the moments and let the magic of this experience illuminate your days ahead.

Safe travels, dear Sisters, until we meet again!

A Lasting Journey

As your immersive English tour comes to a close, take a moment to reflect on the profound impact these books and authors have had on your life and the lives of millions. Depart with a newfound appreciation for the magical power of literature and the transformative joy it can bring.

Trip Inclusions

deposit info


Double Occupancy
$ 6999
per person


Single Occupancy
$ 8499
per person

important information


  • There will be a maximum of 26 Sisters on this tour.
  • International airfare is not included in your pricing.
  • You will fly roundtrip to London-Heathrow (LHR) to arrive on August 15, 2024 and depart on August 29, 2024.  Be sure to arrive no later than 2 pm on August 15th so you don’t miss our Welcome Dinner! You can depart at any time on August 29th.
  • All flight arrangements must be submitted to Sisterhood Travels on or before April 15, 2024. If you need help making flight arrangements, you can click here for Airfare Information.
  • Arrival transfers are provided only on August 15th from London-Heathrow airport to our hotel. Departure transfers are only provided on August 29th from our hotel to London Heathrow airport. If you arrive or depart outside these days and/or you need transfers or hotels elsewhere, you are responsible for making your arrangements at your own expense.
  • You must hold a passport that is valid for six months beyond August 29, 2024 or the date of your return.
  • Please don’t schedule any optional excursions on your own for this trip, as we cannot promise or guarantee that you will arrive in time at any location to make your independent excursion.
  • Gratuities for your Tour Director, bus drivers, and local guides are not included in your pricing. We will provide you with tipping guidelines for your trip.
  • Optional Travel Insurance is not included in your pricing. We will send you a quote via email.
  • We cannot accommodate wheelchairs or assistive mobility devices on this trip.
  • There are no refunds for unused portions of this tour.
  • Dates and times of itineraries and hotels listed are subject to change without notice due to operational or logistical reasons.
  • Any optional expenses or expenses related to anything not specifically listed in this itinerary are not included.

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Activity Level:


This is a moderately paced itinerary that involves some longer days and more activities. Expect some early hotel departures, and limited time for day time rest and rejuvenation as the itineraries are designed to ensure that you see as much as possible in these wonderful destinations. This may include longer coach journeys and guests should be able to join a walking tour lasting 1-2 hours with stops possibly over uneven terrain. Guests should have reasonable health and mobility and be comfortable with standing for longer periods of time with no difficulty.