Trafalgar Tours | Britain and Ireland Highlights Summer 2017

Go beyond the 'great' and see the best of Britain and Ireland on one trip, starting your tale of two islands in London and exploring such city gems as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Cardiff. Explore the countryside travelling through the Yorkshire Dales and the rugged Ayrshire Coast, before saddling up for a visit to the Irish National Stud Farm.


Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

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

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      • Price
        (Twin)
    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,318 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,273 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,246 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,246 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,246 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $2,246 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 – Harrogate

    A scenic drive through beautiful countryside brings you to Stratford-upon-Avon. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre. In the Viking city of York enjoy a walk along its historic streets. View the cobbled Shambles, the ancient city walls and the magnificent York Minster. Later, enjoy a Welcome Reception in a traditional pub.Welcome Reception

     

    Day 2 - Harrogate – Lake District – Gretna Green – Glasgow (2 Nights)

    From quaint villages around the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the glory of the Lake District, your journey is scenic. Travelling past England's largest lake, Windermere, and through countryside that inspired the Romantic poets, you reach Grasmere. View the grave of William Wordsworth, buried at St. Oswald's Church. Cross the Scottish border and visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would make their vows over the anvil. This afternoon your orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the Cathedral and the magnificent George Square.Full Breakfast

     

    Day 3 - Edinburgh Excursion

    Today visit Edinburgh. Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, including a visit to Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city. See the Royal Mile, the elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and the new Scottish Parliament building. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town. Later enjoy free time to explore at leisure, before returning to Glasgow for a delicious meal at a local restaurant.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

     

    Day 4 - Glasgow – Belfast – Dublin (2 Nights)

    Follow the rugged Ayrshire coast past the island of Ailsa Craig, the stepping stone from Ireland to Scotland, to board the ferry to Northern Ireland. View City Hall, Queen's University and the dock where the Titanic was built with your Local Specialist. Later arrive in Dublin, your home for the next two nights.Full Breakfast

     

    Day 5 - Dublin Sightseeing

    See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. Visit the Guinness Brewery for a Storehouse tour and tasting technique 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

     

    Day 6 - Dublin – Kildare – Kilkenny – Waterford

    This morning gain a Cultural Insight into rearing world-class thoroughbreds when visiting the Irish National Stud Farm established in 1946. After a guided walk through the farm, take some time to stroll through the tranquil Japanese Gardens, regarded as the best in Europe. In Kilkenny, see the imposing medieval castle and enjoy free time for lunch. This afternoon enjoy a Cultural Insight when you visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom.Full Breakfast

     

    Day 7 - Waterford – Cardiff

    Cross the Irish Sea to Wales by ferry, and continue your journey to Cardiff Bay to view the Millennium Centre and the National Assembly. View the historic Cardiff Castle and see the Millennium Stadium before arriving at your hotel. Tonight, join your Travel Director and travel companions for a memorable Be My Guest Farewell Dinner.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

     

    Day 8 - Cardiff – Bath – Stonehenge – London

    Travel across the Severn Estuary into England and the glorious UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath. See splendid Georgian architecture during your orientation. Enjoy an included visit to the Roman Baths from which the city derives its name. In Wiltshire, visit the mysterious monolithic stone circle at Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, return to London where your holiday in Britain and Ireland comes to an end.Full Breakfast

     

    Britain and Ireland Highlights 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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