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British & Irish Delight
starting at $2,210.00 per person

Belfast, Cambridge, Dublin, Edinburgh, England, Ireland, London, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom, York
Arts and Culture, Beer and Pub Tours, Castle Tours and Stays, Castle Visits and Stays, Destination Weddings, Historical Travel, Nature-Wildlife, Pub and Brewery Tours, Sightseeing, Walking

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Itinerary

Day 1
LONDON ARRIVAL & TOUR

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. (D)

Day 2
HAMPTON COURT PALACE & LONDON SIGHTSEEING

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. (B)

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. (B, D)

Day 4
ALNWICK CASTLE & EDINBURGH EVENING

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. (B, D)

Day 5
EDINBURGH CASTLE & GUIDED 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. (B)

Day 6
FERRY TO IRELAND & ULSTER FOLK & TRANSPORT MUSEUM

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. (B, D)

Day 7
GIANT’S CAUSEWAY & DUBLIN

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. (B)

Day 8
DUBLIN TOUR & TAYLORS THREE ROCK PUB

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. (B, D)

Day 9
TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN

Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

Includes

  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person