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Heart of the British Isles Tour

A showcase tour of Britain and Ireland awaits you. Discover fascinating and historically rich attractions while traveling across alluring countryside. Two-night stays in five of the overnight cities allow for a comprehensive focus on the many highlights of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland.

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Day 1
Overnight flight to Great Britain

Refer to “Preparing for your Departure” in your Trip Documents for easy check-in procedures. Take time to relax on your transatlantic flight with the

Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides

In the north and west of Scotland lie the Highlands with their moody mountains, Celtic mists and legends, heather-clad hills, sparkling lochs, and a unique mixture of scenic splendor and profound tranquility.

And off-shore lie the Hebrides, a myriad of magical islands which beckon you ever-westward to follow the arc of the setting sun as it slides unhurriedly into the Atlantic.

In addition to 5 scenic and fully guided hikes and expert talks focusing on …

Castles Serene in Aberdeen

Located in the northeast of Scotland is the port city of Aberdeen. It is home to over 300 castles. The epic scenery brings to mind scenes from the silver-screen such as Harry Potter, James Bond 007 films, the Kingsman and Outlander to name a few. The hidden forests green meadows, moors and castles are a traditional part of Scotland. Aberdeen’s castles carry from the whimsical 16th century fairytale looking Crathes Castle to the stately castle …

British & Irish Delight

Step back in time and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. Interact with costumed guides, wander through the beautiful parkland, and see demonstrations of traditional crafts. On Saturday May 19, 2018, the world will watch the much-loved Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle. Be part of the celebrations for this
British-American union. Now through Friday, December 22 save up to $300 per booking on select Britain …

8 Day Scottish Supreme

Bask in the wonders of Scotland on this leisurely vacation to discover its picturesque castles, cathedrals and countryside while enjoying luxury 5-star accommodations. Book a 2018 guided vacation by Dec. 4, 2017, and receive a free night!

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Day 1
GLENEAGLES HOTEL

Your tour starts at the famous Gleneagles Hotel. Opened in 1924, this lush 850-acre estate offers five-star luxury, three championship golf courses, an elite spa, and four superb restaurants. You’ll be treated to

24 Hours in Edinburgh: The Eccentric Jewel in Scotland’s Crown

Not only is Edinburgh a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s also Scotland’s capital city and home to phenomenal festivals, which have the city buzzing with a sense of excitement all year round.

Packed with medieval tenements, narrow streets through the Old Town and a sweeping elegance which swathes the Georgian New Town, there’s no question that Edinburgh deserves its reputation as one of the most stunning and enthralling cities in the world.

Sightseeing in Edinburgh …