Edinburgh city in winter from Calton hill, Scotland, UK
Tour
Oct. 20 – 27, 2023 United Kingdom

2023 British Reformation Church History Tour

One of the foundational goals of G3 Ministries is to help people grasp their place in church history. What better way to accomplish this than to travel, tour, explore, and walk in the footsteps of the Reformers? Join us in October of 2023 for a breathtaking journey through the British Reformation history in the land where many of the Reformers lived, ministered, and in some cases—were martyred for their faith.

G3 British Reformation Tour Itinerary

Friday, October 20th | Day 1

Arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland

Guests arrive in Edinburgh and will be greeted by their chauffer and transported via private vehicles to our official hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, guests are pre-keyed into their appointed rooms and will be given the Day 1 G3 British Reformation Tour newsletter that will identify the day’s events. We will then enjoy a welcome dinner and lecture in the evening.


Old entry gates to Greyfriars cemetery in Edinburgh, Scotland
Ross Fountain in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh, with Edinburgh Castle in the background.

Saturday, October 21st | Day 2

Explore & Tour Edinburgh

After a full Scottish breakfast, we will head to St. Giles Cathedral where the Reformer, John Knox, preached powerful sermons. Within the Edinburgh castle grounds is the Stone of Scone, the famous stone recently returned to Scotland, and the Scottish Crown Jewels. After lunch on your own, we will tour the areas where the great Scottish Covenanters were held, persecuted and executed, and where the Greyfriars Monument currently stands. We will also visit Magdelene Chapel.


Sunday, October 22nd | Day 3

St. Andrews, Scotland

This morning, we will travel to St. Andrews, where the city juts out into the North Sea. Known throughout the world as the home of golf. We will visit the ruins of the cathedral destroyed during the Reformation, view the Martyrs Monument, and visit San Salvator’s Chapel where Patrick Henry was burned at the stake for promoting the truths revealed in the German Reformation. We will end this spectacular day back at our Edinburgh hotel for a dinner and lecture.

The Cathedral of St Andrew is a historical church in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, which was the seat of the Bishops (later Archbishops) of St Andrews from its foundation in 1158 until it fell into disuse after the Reformation.
St Andrews Old Course and famous Swilcan bridge on the 18th hole 

Big Ben and Westminster Bridge at sunset, London.

Monday, October 23rd | Day 4

Edinburgh to London

Leaving Edinburgh, we will ride via 1st class high-speed rail south through the countryside. We’ll cross the England/Scotland “border” and enter the historic city of London. Upon arrival, we will check in to our hotel and enjoy a dinner on own.


Tuesday, October 24th | Day 5

London

After breakfast, enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of London & tour of Westminster Abbey, the site where the Westminster Confession of Faith was written. It is also the location of many of the graves of many of the world’s most famous people including many of the early Kings and Queens of England.

We will visit Smithfield where clergyman and Bible translator, John Rogers, became the first martyr under Queen Mary I, known as “Bloody Mary” in the history of the Reformation. We will then head to Bunhill Fields Cemetery, known as the “cemetery of Puritan England.” Walking through the cemetery, you will see the graves of John Bunyan— Pilgrim’s Progress, Isaac Watts–noted hymn writer, Daniel Defoe—Robinson Crusoe, Susannah Wesley— mother of John and Charles as well as members of the Cromwell family.

John Bunyan grave in Bunhill Fields cemetery, London.
Tower Bridge against colorful sunset in London.

Cambridge University
The Bridge of Sigh at Saint John’s College, Cambridge.

Wednesday, October 25th | Day 6

Cambridge

After a quick breakfast this morning, we will head to the city where the Gospel of the Reformation was first preached: Cambridge. Entering the university city of Cambridge, we’ll tour King’s College Chapel, one of England’s architectural gems. The Chapel houses Rubens’s The Adoration of the Magi. We will tour the city’s historic areas and visit the site of the White Horse Inn. Dinner is on your own this evening as we return to the beautiful city of London.


Thursday, October 26th | Day 7

Oxford

After a quick breakfast this morning, we will make our way to one of the most historic locations in the study of the British Reformation—Oxford. Considered one of England’s famous University cities, Oxford is filled with a rich Reformation history. The early English reformer, John Wycliffe, was a professor at the university. Other well-known students included Bible translator William Tyndale and the great revivalist preacher George Whitefield. We will have lunch in Oxford, followed by a walking orientation tour including Christ Church College Cathedral, and the Martyr Memorial. We will end this day back at our London hotel for a farewell dinner and lecture.

Historic Oxford.
Oxford is filled with beauty from architecture to landscape.

Friday, October 27th | Day 8

Depart For Home

After a good night’s rest, we will assist our guests with their transfers to their flights out of London.


Friday, October 27th | Day 8

Post-Tour Options

We are pleased to offer a post-tour option that will include a focus on the history and preaching of Charles Haddon Spurgeon. We will tour the Metropolitian Tabernacle where Charles Spurgeon pastored along with the West Norwood Cemetery where he is buried. We will finish the day with a tour of the British Museum.

Day 9: On the following day, all post-tour attendees will be assisted on their journey to the airport.


For more information, call: 877-661-6458 ext. 107


G3 British Reformation Tour Pricing *5-Star Accommodations
Early Bird Double Occupancy$5,750.00
Early Bird Single Occupancy$7,859.00
**Rates Increase on 2/17/23
Standard Rate Double Occupancy$6,111.00
Standard Rate Single Occupancy$8,220.00
*Grand Total (Does not include airfare. Includes all stated meals, taxes, tips, and attractions)
*Post-tour options available upon request

*Initial deposit of $1,500.00 per person is due upon registration.

*Final payment is due on June 20, 2023.      

*Pricing above DOES include taxes, room accommodations, coaches, porterage for 1 luggage per person, airport transfers based on the tour itinerary, gratuities for meals included in the tour, dynamic conference times with our speakers, and concierge service from our travel partners with Sovereign Alliance throughout your entire journey.

*Pricing above does NOT include airfare, excess luggage rates, meals not included in the itinerary, travel insurance, laundry service, or beverages including wines, liquors, or soft drinks. A local tipping guideline will be provided with the customer documents for any service purchased by guests on their own.

*Currently, guests are NOT required to be COVID-19 vaccinated for the locations visited during this tour. Travel requirements and health protocols are constantly evolving and are subject to change without notice. Guests will be informed of any updates as the tour date approaches.

*Parents are welcome to register children 12 years of age and above at the start of the tour with at least one accompanying adult. We apologize that children under the age of 12 years of age cannot participate in the tour.

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