Trafalgar Tours | Amazing Britain Summer 2017

Rugged landscapes and ancient kingdoms - the heritage of Scotland and England revealed on this jaunt past medieval cities, shimmering lochs and rugged Highland cliffs. Travel north from London to Edinburgh, a city with medieval charm and modern verve. Rub shoulders with the golfing greats at St. Andrews and enjoy a 'wee dram' toasting to the warmth of the Scots.


Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 7 full breakfasts
    • 3 dinners
    • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • Pricing

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      • Price
        (Twin)
    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,228 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,228 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,228 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,228 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,228 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,453 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,453 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,228 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,156 for this departure

    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York

    This morning travel to Stratford-upon-Avon to view Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre. In your free time explore the charming cobbled streets of the town or walk along the banks of the River Avon. In York view the ancient city walls, picturesque Shambles and the magnificent Minster during your orientation walk through the Roman town. This evening get to know your companions and Travel Director at a Welcome Pub Reception, which includes a typical British pub meal and drink.Welcome Reception

     

    Day 2 - York – Durham – Edinburgh (2 Nights)

    Set around the picturesque River Wear, Durham enjoys a long and varied history. View the 11th century Norman Cathedral and the castle overlooking Palace Green. Photograph Hadrian's Wall before a scenic drive through Northumberland National Park. Admire spectacular views of the Cheviot Hills as you cross the Scottish border. Stop to admire the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey before arriving in Edinburgh, Scotland's bustling capital.Full Breakfast

     

    Day 3 - Edinburgh Sightseeing

    Set in rugged landscape and containing a vast array of medieval and Georgian architecture, Edinburgh is a fascinating city. This morning your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour which includes the Royal Mile, views of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Arthur's Seat, Princes Street and the Scottish Parliament. Your choice of sightseeing includes a visit to Edinburgh Castle or Edinburgh's Camera Obscura. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city at your own pace or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to Rosslyn Chapel, famous for its association with the Knights Templar. During the Edinburgh Festival your visit includes tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo on the castle grounds.Full Breakfast

     

    Day 4 - Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands

    Cross the Forth Bridge to the ancient Kingdom of Fife and onto the famous golf course at St. Andrews. Stop to take photographs at the 18th green. Drive over the River Tay into the Scottish Highlands. Enjoy an included Cultural Insight at a whisky distillery to sample a 'wee dram'. Arrive at Pitlochry a charming village on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. A picturesque drive brings you to your hotel. Dine tonight in your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner

     

    Day 5 - Scottish Highlands – Spean Bridge – Glencoe – Loch Lomond – Glasgow

    View the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge and see views of Britain's highest mountain - Ben Nevis. Drive to Glencoe, the site of a bloody and cruel massacre in 1692. Travel south through picturesque landscapes to Scotland's prettiest loch, Loch Lomond. Later you arrive in Glasgow where your orientation includes George Square and St. Mungo's Cathedral.Full Breakfast

     

    Day 6 - Glasgow – Gretna Green – Lake District – Liverpool

    Visit Gretna Green where eloping couples would make their vows over the anvil. Return to England and enjoy a light Be My Guest lunch in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside. Later visit the Lake District where the great poet William Wordsworth once lived. Visit Grasmere where he wrote his most famous poem 'Daffodils' and see his final resting place in the churchyard of St. Oswald's Church. See Lake Windermere, the largest natural lake in England before arriving in Liverpool.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

     

    Day 7 - Liverpool – Wye Valley – Bristol

    Travel through beautiful Welsh countryside this morning and stop in an area of outstanding natural beauty - the Wye Valley. At the village of Tintern, view the spectacular ruins of a world-famous Cistercian abbey. Later arrive in Bristol and see the Clifton Suspension Bridge and the ss Great Britain during your orientation. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow companions for a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

     

    Day 8 - Bristol – Bath – Stonehenge – London

    Visit the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath. See the splendid Georgian architecture and enjoy an included visit to the Roman Baths. Visit the mysterious prehistoric monoliths at Stonehenge. A scenic drive through Wiltshire and Hampshire brings you back to London where your amazing holiday ends.Full Breakfast

     

    Amazing Britain Summer 2017
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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