ACA provides you with amazing adventures all summer long, transporting you in comfort and style to these vibrant destinations. This distinctive part of ACA provides uniquely enriching, exciting opportunities for growth, learning and entertainment. ACA weekend adventures create a truly rewarding summer experience.
England's Castles & Countryside
No trip to England is complete without a leisurely weekend exploring the magnificent countryside. Home to intriguing castles, ancient ruins, extraordinary universities and quaint villages, this weekend will give you insight into the true English lifestyle.
Bath– A World Heritage Site, this ancient Roman city is famous for its beautifully preserved, elaborate bathhouse, fed by natural hot springs running beneath the city.
Blenheim Palace– The birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, this beautiful medieval palace is a quintessential example of an English countryside manor.
Stonehenge– Constructed over 4,000 years ago, this world-renowned site has fascinated the imagination of many over the ages.
Home to arguably the most famous university in the world, this weekend excursion will not disappoint. In the “city of dreaming spires,” academia takes center stage. Mix the historic and modern with visits to the 12th-century church of Iffley and trendy shops of Cowley. And did we mention the university? Make sure to check out the Christ Church dining hall before you leave, the setting of Harry Potter’s famed Hogwarts dining hall.
Cambridge & Coastal Weekend Adventure
Cambridge – Here’s a city that’s known the world over as a home of great minds. With its remarkably preserved city centre, Cambridge appears almost exactly as it has for centuries, with its medieval streets and college courts maintaining an ancient air. Spend the day exploring the concert halls and cinemas, bookstores and record shops, open markets and cool shops that make Cambridge a true college town. Then climb the bell tower for sweeping views of the city. You’re sure to be impressed!
Brighton – Experience the perfect mix of city energy and seaside freedom in England's favorite coastal town. This hip funky beach get-away will capture your attention with vibrant and colorful Brighton Pier, a perfect backdrop to traditional seaside fun with its trendy cafés, fairground attractions & the Palace of Fun arcade. Brighton Marina is one of Europe's largest - a perfect place to walk the seafront and take advantage of boutique shopping, plush cinemas, and mouth-watering restaurants. And, if this isn’t enough, explore the Royal Pavilion and Victorian aquariums or castles and forts just moments from the city!