UK Heritage Tour Company Albion Journeys Enters Canadian Market

Caroline Booth, Open Jaw

Cruise Strategies Ltd. has announced that Albion Journeys, a division of the JG Travel Group has entered the Canadian market.

Albion Journeys offersfully escorted Heritage Tours of Great Britain and Ireland created specifically for travellers from Canada and the U.S. Albion partners with organizations including the National Trust of England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Historic Houses Association to be able to offer “behind the scenes” experiences. 

“Albion’s tours are ideal for affinity groups, given the variety of themes including art & architecture, literature, royalty, gardens and regions of outstanding natural beauty," says Susan Lethbridge, Business Development Director for the U.S. and Canada, Albion.  “They can all be customized to meet the needs of a specific group.” 

“The tours are of excellent quality, diverse, well-priced and perfectly positioned for the heritage buff clients of our retail partners. This is a ‘best-kept-secret’ that you should be aware of,” says Vanessa Lee, president of Cruise Strategies Ltd.

Tour groups range in size from 10 to 30 travellers and Albion offers a limited number of rooms with no single supplement. All tours include breakfast and some lunches and dinners are included depending on the itinerary, with ample free time for guests to explore and make their own plans as well. 

Albion’s brochure will be available in January upon request, and will include new 2019 programs available for booking. 

For enquiries and reservations, retailers can visit the website, call toll-free 1.866.834.8358 or email

For group planning and pricing, contact Susan Lethbridge: susan.lethbridge@albionjourneyscom.

Sample tours include: 

  • Chelsea Flower Show & Hidden London (May 2018)
  • England’s Finest Cathedrals (June 2018)
  • Edinburgh, Glasgow & the Scottish Highlands & Islands (Sept. 2018)
  • Poldark Country & the West (Sept. 2018)
  • Shakespeare Country & the Cotswolds (Sept. 2018)
  • The Bronte’s & Literary Classics of Yorkshire (planned for 2019)
  • Queen Victoria 200:  Regal Splendor & Island Getaway (planned for 2019)
  • Glorious Gardens & Grandeur of North Wales (planned for 2019)

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