The Best 3-Day (Weekend) Tours in the UK

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Are you craving an unforgettable weekend trip to the UK that strikes the perfect balance between relaxation and adventure? Look no further than our carefully curated selection of 3-day guided tours that are perfect for a weekend getaway. We've analyzed all of these quick guided and all-inclusive tours based on key criteria such as price, comfort, service, guest ratings, and activities in order to find the top 3-day tours in the UK for your next trip. Whether you're yearning for thrilling excursions, mouthwatering cuisine, or simply a chance to unwind, these short tours offer the perfect amount of time to immerse yourself into the local culture and activites. Great for museums & attractions, food, nightlife, and music, it's easy to see why the UK is such a fun destination. Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey that will leave you with memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Thousands of years of history is on display all over the U.K. With historical destinations such as London, Stonehenge, Edinburgh, Cardiff, numerous castles, and historical small towns, history lovers will find plenty to do here.


The Top 3:

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Which 3-day tour options are available in the UK?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 14 trip options analyzed
  • $172 average price per day (USD)
  • 4.78 of 5 average rating
  • 20 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of tours lasting 3 days? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.78 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 20 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. When it comes to physical activity, tour options are organized as easy, moderate, and relaxing, with a majority being easy tours. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 14 tours lasting 3 days, you can rest assured that the UK has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best 3-Day Tours in the UK
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by MacBackpackers



3 Days Start/End in Edinburgh 9 Destinations 27 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 4.8 out of 5 rating from previous guests. With a duration of 3 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 27 people, and is good for travelers aged 18 to 39 years old. This itinerary covers 9 captivating destinations, with stops in Loch Ness, Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, and Portree, among others. Edinburgh will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by MacBackpackers, presents an unbeatable value at just $101 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
$302
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by MacBackpackers



3 Days Start/End in Edinburgh 15 Destinations 27 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 3 days, this voyage has a maximum size of 27 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 18 to 39 years old, it is organized by MacBackpackers, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 15 destinations, featuring Culloden, Loch Ness, Sligachan, and Portree. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Edinburgh. Available at an unbeatable price of only $101 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Coach / Bus
$302
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Rabbie's Tours



3 Days Start/End in Manchester 10 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional voyage that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 3 days, this jouney will have 16 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 5 or older. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Expertly organized by Rabbie's Tours, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $158 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$474
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by British Heritage Tours



3 Days Start/End in London 6 Destinations 19 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by British Heritage Tours which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $230 per day. Traverse through 6 enchanting destinations, with Bath, Lacock, Stonehenge, and Salisbury among the must-see stops along the route. London kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities. The maximum group size is 19 people, welcoming travelers aged 5 or older.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Walking Tour
$689
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for tours lasting 3 days.
by Highland Explorer Tours



3 Days Start/End in Edinburgh 16 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 5 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 4.7 out of 5 stars by previous guests. You'll love the emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, too. With a duration of 3 days, this voyage offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 30 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 5 to 90 years old. This trip visits 16 destinations, including Storr Mountains, Kilt Rock, Dunvegan, and Armadale along the way. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Edinburgh. Brought to you by Highland Explorer Tours, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $168 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$505
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Rabbie's Tours



3 Days Start/End in Inverness 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 3 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 16 participants at most. Experience a trip that takes you to 8 remarkable destinations, including Orkney Islands, Kirkwall, Skara Brae, and Stenness. Inverness will be both the start and end of your journey. Rabbie's Tours, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 5 or older. With an emphasis on local culture and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $180 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$539
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Rabbie's Tours



3 Days Start/End in London 10 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Explore 10 incredible locations on this trip, including East Cowes, The Needles, Ventnor, and Portsmouth. Your adventure starts and ends in London. And since the priority is on local culture and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. Lasting 3 days, the maximum group size is 16 people, and it's good for travelers aged 5 or older. Organized by Rabbie's Tours, this is a great deal because it's only $193 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$578
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Rabbie's Tours



3 Days Start/End in Inverness 7 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.8 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage is the perfect choice. Rest assured, this trip is all about local culture and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Discover a journey that spans 7 destinations, with notable stops in Stornoway, Isle of Harris, Luskentyre, and Ullapool. Inverness will be the beginning and end of your trip. Spanning across 3 days, the voyage accommodates 16 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 5 or older. Offered by Rabbie's Tours, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $190 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$569
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by Rabbie's Tours



3 Days Start/End in Manchester 11 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Rabbie's Tours has received a 4.4 out of 5 rating. On this 3-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. This trip takes you on an adventure to 11 destinations, including Goathland, Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay, and Ripon. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Manchester. With a group size of 16 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 5 or older. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around local culture and family-friendly activities. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $176 per day.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$528
TourRadar
by Rabbie's Tours



3 Days Start/End in London 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 5 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.7 out of 5 rating. With 8 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Stonehenge, Wareham, Exeter, and Dartmoor National Park, and more. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful London. This terrific trip also highights local culture and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 3 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 16 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 5 to 90 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Rabbie's Tours, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $200 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Coach / Bus
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
$600
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How much do 3-day tours to the UK cost?

Average Daily Price 3-Day Tours
$172

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for tours lasting 3 days when planning a visit to the UK. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of tours lasting 3 days in the UK based on data from 14 options is an affordable $172 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in the UK.

And for more information on United Kingdom, see United Kingdom Travel Costs and United Kingdom Hotel Costs.


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