Britain and Ireland Grandeur Reverse Summer 2017

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Go behind the scenes on a grand exploration of Britain and Ireland - one that will see you circle islands, scale highlands and cross the seas. No corner of the British Isles will remain unexplored, from London and Liverpool to Edinburgh, Dublin and Belfast with a visit to Giant's Causeway, the Ring of Kerry and the ever-elusive 'Nessie' all in between.

Day 1 - Arrive London (2 Nights)
Welcome to London. Relax after your journey and look forward to your holiday of Great Britain and Ireland.

Day 2 - London Sightseeing
Marvel at the amazing sights during your included half day guided sightseeing tour of London with a Local Specialist. See the sights including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Later, spend time exploring the city independently or go shopping in one of the famous London department stores.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 3 - London --- Stratford-upon-Avon --- York --- Leeds
A scenic drive through beautiful countryside brings you to Stratford-upon-Avon. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre and see Anne Hathaway's cottage. Later, in the Viking town of York, enjoy a walk along historic streets. View the cobbled Shambles, the ancient city walls and the magnificent York Minster. Tonight dine at a local restaurant where you have a chance to meet with your Travel Director and travelling companions.Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Novotel Centre
Meals: 1 Welcome Reception

Day 4 - Leeds --- Alnwick --- Edinburgh (2 Nights)
Visit the medieval market town of Alnwick. See the impressive castle and the Tenantry Column, topped by the Percy Lion. Marvel at the magnificent scenery en route to Edinburgh.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Holiday Inn
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 5 - Edinburgh Sightseeing
Your morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes the elegant New Town, Princes Street, the Royal Mile, views of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur's Seat. Enjoy a guided visit of Edinburgh Castle. During the Edinburgh Festival, your stay includes tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo. Tonight, consider a traditional Scottish night out with haggis, dancing and bagpipes!Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 6 - Edinburgh --- St. Andrews --- Pitlochry --- Scottish Highlands
This morning travel to St. Andrews, the historic home of golf. View the famous 18th green before heading to picturesque Pitlochry. Overnight in the Scottish Highlands.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Highlander/Macdonald Aviemore
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 7 - Scottish Highlands --- Culloden --- Loch Ness --- Isle of Skye
View the site of the Battle of Culloden , where Bonnie Prince Charlie's army was defeated in 1746. Travel along the banks of Loch Ness keeping an eye out for the elusive monster. View Eilean Donan Castle before crossing onto the Isle of Skye. Dine at your hotel tonight.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Kings Arms
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 8 - Isle of Skye --- Glencoe --- Glasgow
At Glencoe hear the story of the infamous massacre of the MacDonald clan by the Campbell's in 1692. Head for Glasgow where, your orientation tour includes views of the Cathedral and the magnificent George Square. This evening enjoy a delicious Regional Meal at a local restaurant.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Accommodation: MacDonald Crutherland
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Regional Meal

Day 9 - Glasgow --- Gretna Green --- Lake District
This morning, visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would make their vows over the anvil. Cross the border into England and arrive in Grasmere where you view the grave of William Wordsworth. See England's largest lake, Windermere before arriving at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Castle Green
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 10 - Lake District --- Quarry Bank Mill --- Liverpool
Visit Quarry Bank Mill, a National Trust property that brings to life how communities lived together during the Industrial Revolution. Manchester and the surrounding area was greatly involved with textile manufacturing during this period and today's visit will give you a Cultural Insight into life during this important time in British history. Later, arrive at your hotel.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Mercure Atlantic Tower
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 11 - Liverpool --- Chester --- Dublin
In Chester see the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'. Enjoy a Unique Insight into the life of the local Town Crier - an esteemed position that dates back to medieval times. Travel along the scenic North Wales coast to the Island of Anglesey,  on your way to Holyhead. Cross the Irish Sea to Dublin, the Irish capital.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Mespil/Ballsbridge
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 12 - Dublin Sightseeing
See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. Enjoy a Cultural Insight during your included visit to the Guinness Brewery for a Storehouse tour and pint-pulling demonstration. Spend the rest of the day as you please, why not explore Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its street performers. This evening consider joining an optional experience to an Irish cabaret.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 13 - Dublin --- Belfast
This morning cross the border to Northern Ireland. On arrival in Belfast you will meet your Local Specialist 'Cabbie' who will take you on a journey through the recent history of the city in his Black Cab. Later, enjoy free time to perhaps explore the Titanic Quarter or shop in the bustling city centre.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Park Inn
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 14 - Belfast --- Giants Causeway --- Londonderry --- Donegal
A scenic drive along the Antrim coast brings you to the Giants Causeway, an area of about 40,000 interlocking ballast columns, a UNESCO World Heritage site in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and one of the most iconic natural wonders in the United Kingdom. In Londonderry/Derry, walk along the 17th century walls with your Local Specialist and see the streets and murals of the Bogside. Known as the People's Gallery, the murals depict the history of the 'troubles'. Later arrive in Donegal where you dine at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Central
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 15 - Donegal --- Galway
Before leaving Donegal view the castle that was once the stronghold of the O'Connell clan. At Drumcliffe view the grave of W.B. Yeats before passing through Sligo. A scenic drive brings you to Galway, where you see the Cathedral that was built on the site of an old prison, and stroll around Eyre Square during your free time.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Connacht
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 16 - Galway --- Cliffs of Moher --- Limerick --- Kenmare
Visit the dramatic Cliffs of Moher before seeing King John's Castle and St Mary's Cathedral and the Treaty Stone as you pass through Limerick. Drive through Adare one of Ireland's prettiest villages before arriving in Tralee, your home for the next two nights.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Kenmare Bay
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 17 - Ring of Kerry Excursion
Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the 'Ring of Kerry'. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in the whole of Ireland and is truly a photographer's delight. We will also see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll's Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breath-taking beyond words.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 18 - Kenmare --- Blarney --- Waterford
Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the '''gift of the gab'. This afternoon, visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your a Cultural Insight demonstration and tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Fitzwilton
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Dinner

Day 19 - Waterford --- Cardiff
Cross the Irish Sea to Wales and continue your journey through beautiful countryside and arrive in the capital city, Cardiff. See the Castle and the Millennium Stadium as well as the rejuvenated Cardiff Bay.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Park Inn City Centre
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 20 - Cardiff --- Bath --- Plymouth
On arrival in the city of Bath, admire the Georgian buildings and visit the Roman Baths after which the city is named. Spend some time exploring the city before making your way to the Plymouth, your home for the next two nights.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Copthorne
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 21 - Cornish Excursion
Your orientation of Plymouth includes the Mayflower Steps and see the Royal Citadel overlooking Plymouth Sound. Cross the River Tamar and follow the Cornish peninsula to St. Ives, the renowned artists' colony. Photograph St. Michael's Mount near Penzance. Relax and enjoy the stunning Cornish scenery! Tonight, join your fellow companions and Travel Director for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at a local farm.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Be My Guest Dining

Day 22 - Plymouth --- Salisbury --- Stonehenge --- London
Travel to Wiltshire stop in Salisbury before visiting the mystical ancient monoliths at Stonehenge. Later, arrive in London where your amazing holiday comes to an end.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 23 - Depart London
Say goodbye to your fellow travellers as you leave London and return home with special memories.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in London, Londonderry/Derry, Belfast, Dublin and Edinburgh
  • Scenic drives of the Ring of Kerry and on a Cornish Excursion
  • Orientation of York, Glasgow, Chester, Galway, Limerick, Cardiff, Bath, Plymouth and Salisbury
  • View the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, the 18th hole at St. Andrews, Eilean Donan Castle, Culloden Battlefield and York Minster
  • Visit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, Waterford Crystal Showroom, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, Giants Causeway, Quarry Bank Mill, Isle of Skye, Edinburgh Castle, medieval Alnwick, and Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

Dining Highlights

  • 22 full breakfasts
  • 10 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • Use of Trafalgar's London Reception Centre offering a range of services including tickets for day trips and local attractions
  • Return ferry across the Irish Sea between Wales and Ireland
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
  • VIP entry to many sights

Notes

International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above.Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.Unused London Accommodation: Should you chose not to use the included nights in London, we give you the option to remove these at the time of booking and offer a reduction for this.Edinburgh Tattoo 04-26 August 2017: We've included Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh on all above departures.

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