Buy the Mayflower and Pilgrim Roots Road Trip
This road trip will take you on a journey of the fascinating story behind the Mayflower voyage and the origins of the Pilgrims. Uncover the story of the ship that transported English Separatist passengers across the Atlantic more than 400 years ago.
This is the story of why they made the journey to a new promised land and what stirred and motivated the Pilgrims to establish the Plymouth Colony in 1620.
As estimated 10 million living Americans and up to 35 million people worldwide are descended from the Pilgrims. This road trip goes right back to the origins on this journey of discovery.
You will visit places that shaped the narrative of what was to follow. Discover the places where the Pilgrims were born, worshiped and lived. Learn why they decided to take the journey.
Explore Edward Winslow's Worcestershire, with it's fabulous examples of period, black-and-white buildings. Enjoy behind the scene tours and view important documents.
Travel to the northern pilgrim villages, which will reveal the lengths the men would go to, to avoid the persecution in England at that time.
Follow the journey and understand what motivation was needed to journey to Eastern England for a failed first attempt and subsequent jailing.
Journey to the south coast to re-trace the steps along the nautical towns that played their part prior to the Plymouth sailing. This road trip culminates at the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth.
Choose your own voyage of discovery on this flexible road trip itinerary. This self-guided tour includes guide book, maps and an app.
A closer look at this motorhome RV road trip
For those looking to learn more of the story of the Mayflower, the voyage to America and Edward Winslow - our tour will take you on a voyage of discovery around Worcestershire.
Walk in Winslow's footsteps and see key places from his life. Plus visit spectacular 'black and white' historic buildings that played important roles in history.
PILGRIM NORTHERN VILLAGES
Explore the Pilgrim villages in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire and where the leading religious Separatists who voyaged to America in 1620 were originally from and learn about their lives here before they made history!
NAUTICAL SOUTH COAST
Along the south coast, visit many key seafaring and naval centres. ‘Walk the Walls’ heritage trail and view extensive records pertaining to the Pilgrims in city archives.
With many museums, country estates, Medieval halls and places of interest, there will be much to learn from these naval centres. Along the coast you can learn more about how the Speedwell. See the waterfront with some original buildings as the Pilgrims would have seen. With lots of Naval places of interest and self-guided walking tours - you won't miss a thing.
Learn about a passionate and determined group of men, women and children planned to defy the authority of the English church and escape across the North Sea to Holland, who were betrayed and imprisoned here.
The port of Harwich is a must-see destination for history-lovers. It is the place where the Mayflower ship is believed to have been built and where its captain lived.
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Comprehensive guidebooks put you in the driver’s seat, to leave no stone unturned, uncover hidden gems and the path less explored. Freedom to choose your own route from our recommendations. Enjoy one of Britain's best road trips your way! Be in control and independent with confidence, plus save money by booking direct unlike an escorted tour. Get an authentic experience with Secret Stays® stopovers at rural pubs, vineyards, farm shops. Looking for to hire a motorhome RV for your UK road trip? Check out our concierge hire service especially for overseas visitors with our motorhome hire service.