London, England

Dublin, Ireland

Buckingham Palace, London, England

Edinburgh Castle Scotland, UK

Stratford-Upon-Avon, England

Stonehenge, England

Great Britain and Ireland

featuring England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

15 DAYS – FLY TO AND RETURN FROM LONDON, ENGLAND

DEPARTURE: Leave from any city | Join group in London, England

Ponder the mysteries of mankind at the famous monument of Stonehenge.  Overnight in the capital cities of London, Cardiff, Dublin and Edinburgh. Visit historic Blarney Castle where you can kiss the famous Blarney Stone. See majestic Caernarfon Castle, where the future King of England was crowned Prince of Wales.

  • 15 days | * August 2, 2019 | Sept 6, 2019 | October 4, 2019
  • 15 days |  April 24, 2020
  • * Date includes the Military Tattoo in Edinburgh
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1

Home Cities to London, England

(Overnight flight) Begin your Exciting Overseas Holiday with an overnight flight to London.

2

London, England

(2 nights) Your tour begins in the capital city of London. Tonight meet your fellow travellers at a WELCOME DINNER.
Meals Include: Dinner.

3

London

Discover London with a local guide and see BIG BEN, WESTMINSTER, WHITEHALL, HYDE PARK and BUCKINGHAM PALACE. Your afternoon is at leisure or partake in an optional excursion to Windsor Castle. Meals Include: Breakfast.

4

London to Cardiff, Wales

Visit STONEHENGE, the mysterious formation that dates back to the Stone Age. Continue to the elegant Georgian town of Bath to visit the ROMAN BATH MUSEUM’s 2,000-year-old elaborate spas and then on to the Welsh capital of Cardiff.
Meals Include: Breakfast.

5

Cardiff to Waterford, Ireland

Join a local expert on a leisurely paced walking tour of Cardiff. Learn about the city’s deep ties to the coal industry and its connection to ancient Rome. Take in the beautiful countryside of Wales enroute to the coastal village of Fishguard. Board a FERRY to cross the Irish Sea to Rosslare, Ireland and travel to Waterford, your home for the night.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.

6

Waterford to Killarney

(2 nights) This morning, it’s your choice!  Tour the HOUSE of WATERFORD CRYSTAL factory featuring a fascinating visitors center and a retail store housing the largest collection of Waterford Crystal in the world. -OR- Perhaps you will opt for a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city and immerse yourself in its rich Viking, Norman and Cromwellian history. Later, travel to the historic BLARNEY CASTLE. Wind your way to the top of the castle, lie back and kiss the famous BLARNEY STONE. This evening it’s Diner’s Choice. Tonight your dinner is included and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a ‘menu’ of Killarney’s great restaurants.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

7

Killarney

This morning explore Killarney National Park on a traditional jaunting car ride (weather permitting).  Then travel along the RING OF KERRY where you’ll find some of Ireland’s most magical scenery. At the GAP OF DUNLOE, shop for traditional Irish goods handcrafted by local artisans.  Marvel at the vistas created by windswept cliffs, rugged mountains, lakes and picturesque villages. Later, see border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm.  Meals Include: Breakfast.

8

Killarney to Dublin

(2 nights) Journey through the “GOLDEN VALE” enroute to the ROCK OF CASHEL to visit the spot where St. Patrick preached. Tonight, give traditional Irish cuisine a modern twist during a cooking class and dinner at one of Dublin’s premier culinary institutions. Top off the evening by making your own Irish coffee!  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.  

9

Dublin

A local guided tour of Dublin highlights the BANK OF IRELAND, O’CONNELL STREET, GRAFTON STREET, PHOENIX PARK and ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL. Enjoy leisure time to explore the city on your own.
Meals Include: Breakfast.

10

Dublin to Cheshire, England

FERRY across the Irish Sea to Holyhead, Wales where you’ll pass LANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLLGOGERYCHWYRNDROBWLLLLANTYSILIOGOGOGOCH, the town with the longest name in the world. Visit majestic CAERNARFON CASTLE where Charles was crowned Prince of Wales. Travel through the Welsh countryside and discover some of the most fantastic scenery in all of Britain.  Meals Include:  Breakfast, Dinner.

11

Cheshire to Edinburgh, Scotland

(2 nights) Travel north into England’s scenic LAKE DISTRICT to see charming Lake Windermere, Ambleside and Grasmere. Crossing into Scotland, stop in the town of GRETNA GREEN where generations of runaway couples eloped. Continue to Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.
Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.

12

Edinburgh

Today it’s your choice!  Come to know this regal city during a locally guided panoramic city coach tour -OR- for a different perspective, join a local expert and explore the city on foot.  Both tours include a visit to EDINBURGH CASTLE, home of the Scottish crown jewels; and the PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE*, the Queen’s official residence in Edinburgh and former home of Mary, Queen of Scots. The rest of the day is at leisure. Meals Include: Breakfast.

13

Edinburgh to York, England

Enroute to England visit HADRIAN’S WALL, begun in AD 122, which served as the northern border of the Roman Empire. Continue to the historic city of York and explore its quaint narrow streets. Walk on the famous “SHAMBLES” and see the magnificent 13th-century MINSTER.
Meals Include: Breakfast.

14

York to Stratford-Upon-Avon

Venture to charming Stratford-Upon-Avon and visit WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE.  It’s your choice!  Tour Anne Hathaway’s thatch-roofed cottage, the childhood home of the author’s wife -OR- perhaps take a leisurely cruise along the Avon River. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a FAREWELL DINNER.  Meals Include: Breakfast, Dinner.

15

Stratford-Upon-Avon to Home

Your tour ends, leaving you with many pleasant memories of a wonderful holiday. Meals Include: Breakfast.

Important Travellers Information:

* The Palace of Holyroodhouse may occasionally be closed when the Queen is in residence or for official state functions.

  • On day 15, due to flight schedules, you may require an early morning departure from your hotel. Return flights should not be booked prior to 11:30 AM.
  • Our air passengers will arrive and depart from the London airports.  On day 15, all our transfers will depart from Stratford-upon-Avon for the London airports.
  • This tour includes moderate physical activity.  The itinerary blends some longer and some shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

Included in Your Holiday

  • 20 Meals: 13 Breakfasts and 7 Dinners
  • London
  • Cardiff
  • Stonehenge
  • Bath
  • Waterford
  • Blarney Castle
  • Killarney
  • Ring of Kerry

 

  • Jaunting Car Ride
  • Farm Visit
  • Irish Cooking Class
  • Dublin
  • Wales
  • Lake District
  • Edinburgh
  • York
  • Stratford-upon-Avon

2019 Pricing

LAND PORTION ONLY  | Airfare and tax are not included |  Call for best available airfare |  Air ticketing is not advised until tour is guaranteed
Additional dates available | Some departures – itinerary varies

SPECIALTY TOUR OFFERED WITH “CHANGE OF MIND” CANCELLATION POLICY

FREE DOOR-TO-DOOR AIRPORT TRANSFER WITHIN 100 KM

 

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