Britain and Ireland Highlights Summer 2019

Britain and Ireland Highlights Summer 2019


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Start your tale of two islands in London, exploring such cities as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Cardiff, as well as the scenic Yorkshire Dales and rugged Ayrshire Coast.

Day 1 - Arrive London
London bids you a warm welcome to its regal traditions and centuries-old heritage. Ramble through its Royal Parks relaxing after your journey, or take to its streets to admire elegant fa''ades merged with the modern verve of a global capital that marches to its own multi-cultural tune.
Accommodation: Park Plaza Riverbank

Day 2 - London --- Stratford-upon-Avon --- York --- Harrogate
Join your Travel Director today and delve into centuries of history - tales of star-crossed lovers, tragic kings and Roman emperors are brought to life as we visit Stratford-upon-Avon and follow in the footsteps of Shakespeare. Visit his Birthplace and the Visitor Centre, before embarking on a scenic drive north to the Viking city of York, where we'll enjoy an orientation walk around its historic streets. View the cobbled Shambles, see the ancient city walls and the magnificent York Minster. This evening, we indulge in traditional pub grub at a Welcome Reception in the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, our home for tonight. Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Crowne Plaza
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Welcome Reception

Day 3 - Harrogate --- Lake District --- Gretna Green --- Glasgow (2 Nights)
We journey through the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the beautiful Lake District, which has inspired poets and writers for centuries. A highlight on our journey is England's pretty Lake Windermere, which we'll pass as we continue through countryside made famous by the poet William Wordsworth. We'll cross the border to the runaway wedding capital of Gretna Green. Here eloping couples would tie the knot over the Marriage Anvil. We drive through the Southern Uplands to vibrant Glasgow. Tonight, consider joining an Optional Experience to Braveheart Country for a fabulous dinner and Scottish entertainment.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Park Inn by Radisson City Centre
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 4 - Edinburgh Excursion
From the cultural capital of Glasgow to beguiling Edinburgh, with its exquisite medieval fa''ades, our encounter with Scotland will see us join a Local Specialist for a memorable sightseeing tour. We'll visit Edinburgh Castle, perched atop Castle Rock overlooking the city, and see the Royal Mile, the elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse and the new Scottish Parliament. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town and amble through the secret lanes of Auld Reekie before returning to Glasgow this evening. Enjoy views of Glasgow Cathedral and George Square before a delicious meal at a local restaurant. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Regional Meal

Day 5 - Glasgow --- Belfast --- Dublin (2 Nights)
Follow the rugged Ayrshire coast, past the island of Ailsa Craig, the stepping stone from Ireland to Scotland. Board the ferry to Northern Ireland, then join a Local Specialist to explore the crossroads of British and Irish culture in Belfast. We'll view City Hall, Queen's University and the dock where the Titanic was built. This evening, we arrive in the vibrant capital of Ireland where we'll spend the next two nights.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Ballsbridge
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 6 - Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time
Gain insights into the centuries-old tradition of Guinness brewing and enjoy a Storehouse tour and tasting technique demonstration. Drive through the pretty streets of Dublin with a Local Specialist to admire the stately Georgian Squares, Trinity College and St. Patrick's Cathedral, the tallest church in Ireland, before spending the rest of the day exploring the sights alone. Ramble through Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its colourful street performers. This evening, consider joining an Optional Experience to a rousing Irish cabaret performance.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 7 - Dublin --- Kildare --- Kilkenny --- Waterford
We 'Dive Into Culture' this morning and gain insights into rearing world-class thoroughbreds at the Irish National Stud Farm established in 1946. Enjoy a guided walk through the farm and take some time to stroll through its tranquil Japanese Gardens, regarded as the best in Europe. Admire the imposing medieval castle at Kilkenny before some free time for lunch. Our next stop sees us 'Dive Into Culture' yet again to witness the delicate craft of Waterford Crystal. We'll watch master craftsmen at work during a tour of the workshop and see the exquisitely crafted pieces in the showroom.Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Marina/Fitzwilton
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 8 - Waterford --- Cardiff
An early start to the day sees us cross the Irish Sea to Wales by ferry and continue our journey to the Welsh capital of Cardiff to view the Millennium Centre, National Assembly and historic Cardiff Castle, at the heart of the city. This evening, we 'Connect With Locals' in the idyllic Welsh countryside, joining a local family for a Farewell Be My Guest Dinner. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Accommodation: Park Inn City Centre
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast, 1 Farewell Dinner

Day 9 - Cardiff --- Bath --- Stonehenge --- London
Traversing the Severn Estuary into England, we arrive in the glorious UNESCO-listed Bath, with its elegant Georgian fa''ades and world-famous Roman Baths from which the city derives its name. Journey across the scenic landscapes of Wiltshire, paying a visit to the mysterious monolithic stone circle at Stonehenge, then return to London. Full Breakfast
Accommodation: Park Plaza Riverbank
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

Day 10 - Depart London
Say farewell to your travelling companions at the end of your holiday, as you prepare to fly home with wonderful memories.Full Breakfast
Meals: 1 Full Breakfast

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Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR in Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin
  • ORIENTATION of York, Glasgow, Cardiff and Bath
  • SEE the Principality Stadium in Cardiff
  • VIEW York Minster, Glasgow Cathedral and George Square and Kilkenny Castle and Gardens
  • VISIT Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, the Irish National Stud farm and Japanese Garden, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge

Dining Highlights

  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 3 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 at your London hotel
  • Ferry across the Irish Sea from Scotland to Northern Ireland
  • Ferry across the Irish Sea from Ireland to South Wales
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • 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.Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.Unused London Accommodation: Should you choose 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.

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