British & Irish Delight

002907 - W18

Book by November 30, 2018 and save 10%! Step back in time and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago as you interact with locals and wander through the beautiful landscapes of the United Kingdom. Feel like royalty as you take a stroll through castle gardens and Gothic cathedrals.

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Highlights
  • Tour magnificent chambers in the second largest castle in Britain
  • View the world famous 9th-century gospel manuscript, the Book of Kells
  • See the castle that has dominated its surroundings for centuries
  • Walk with the giants in Ireland
  • Gaze upon the largest example of medieval stained glass in the world
Details

2018 Departures:
September: 30
October: 14

2018 Pricing:
From CA$2587 – twin

Prices are shown in CA$, per person based on two people sharing a twin room. Single room rates are available on request.

Prices vary by date, please inquire for the pricing on the tour date of your choice.

Tour Code:
002907 - W18

Itinerary
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Day 1: London

Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Tour London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.

Day 2: London

Discover magnificent Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII’s royal residence. The afternoon and evening are free to explore and dine on your own; you may use your included Oyster card to travel around London by public transport.

Day 3: Cambridge & York Minster

Stroll around Cambridge to view the famous university colleges, and the Mathematical Bridge over the River Cam. In York tour the stately York Minster, and take a guided walking tour through narrow streets and medieval houses.

Day 4: Alnwick Castle & Edinburgh

Visit Alnwick Castle to view the lavish artifacts, see an exhibit on the Downton Abbey series, and stroll through beautiful Alnwick Garden. Travel through the Northumberland and the Scottish Borders to your hotel near Edinburgh for a Scottish evening with dinner, bagpipes, and lively music.

Day 5: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour

Discover Edinburgh’s highlights including the elegant Georgian “New Town” with spacious streets and the compact medieval city along the Royal Mile. Tour Edinburgh Castle to view the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own.

Day 6: Ireland

Head to Cairnryan for a short ferry ride to Belfast. Tour the city to see Victorian buildings, City Hall, and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built. At the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum discover cottages, farms, schools, and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the museum, where you can chat with costumed guides demonstrating traditional crafts. Enjoy a pub dinner at the Cultra Inn on the grounds of Culloden Hotel.

Day 7: Giant's Causeway

Travel through part of the scenic Glens of Antrim to the Giant’s Causeway, and impressive area of hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago. Head to your hotel in Dublin and enjoy a free evening to explore and dine on your own.

Day 8: Dublin City Tour

Tour Dublin’s spacious Georgian squares and streets, landmark public buildings, and graceful townhouses. Take a guided walking tour of Trinity College and view the priceless Book of Kells. The afternoon is free to sightsee. Enjoy dinner at Taylors Three Rock Pub followed by Irish music and dance.

Day 9: Dublin

Your tour ends after breakfast.

Included
  • Full daily breakfasts (except day 1) and five dinners
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • All accommodation
Not Included
  • Flights to/from destination
  • Additional tours not mentioned
  • Lunches
  • Driver/Guide gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
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