Britain and Ireland Experience 2017

Tour Type: CostSaver
Brochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2017

Travel through landscapes that have inspired world-famous writers and poets. See medieval castles and cathedrals, the famous Chester Rows and Anne Hathaways' cottage. You'll also kiss the Blarney Stone, enjoy a 'wee dram' and visit the birthplace of the Beatles.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Bath Visit the Georgian spa town
  • Bladon View Sir Winston Churchill's grave
  • Blarney Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the 'gift of the gab'
  • Cardiff See the Millennium Stadium and view Cardiff Castle
  • Chester View the Tudor architecture and the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'
  • Dublin With your Local Specialist, see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Trinity College on your panoramic sightseeing tour
  • Edinburgh Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and the new Parliament Building as well as views of the Castle
  • Galway View Galway Cathedral
  • Grasmere Visit the village of Grasmere and view the grave of Wordsworth
  • Gretna Green Visit Gretna Green, popular with eloping couples since 1754
  • Hadrian's Wall View the remains of the Roman wall
  • Jedburgh View the abbey ruins
  • Oxford View the Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera
  • Waterford Visit the Crystal Showroom
  • Windsor View the castle
  • York View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles
  • Youghal Visit this picturesque fishing port
Dining Highlights
  • 10 full breakfasts
  • 4 three course dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel
  • Return ferry across the Irish Sea from Wales to Ireland
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre
  • London airport transfers are available to purchase. See link below for airport transfer page

Call 800-816-6046 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13358151

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2017
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Relax after check-in or stroll through London and soak up the unique atmosphere.
Copthorne Tara
Day 2LondonLondon Free Time: Spend the day exploring Londons sights.Full Breakfast
Day 3CardiffLondon - Windsor - Bath - Cardiff: This morning meet your Travel Director and travelling companions as you set off on your holiday. Visit Windsor and view the impressive castle. See elegant Georgian architecture in the spa town of Bath. Cross the vast Severn Estuary to Cardiff, capital of Wales, where you dine tonight.Dinner
Copthorne
Day 4WaterfordCardiff - Pembroke - Waterford: Admire Cardiff Castle then journey through beautiful countryside via Carmarthen. See Pembroke Castle which is the birthplace of Henry Vll, founder of the Tudor Dynasty. Board your ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare, Ireland. Journey west to Waterford and dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Treacys
Day 5TraleeWaterford - Blarney - Tralee: Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom. Continue along the splendid southern coast through the picturesque fishing port of Youghal. Explore Blarney Castle - kiss the stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Cross over the Cork and the Kerry Mountains, then travel via Killarney to your hotel in Tralee.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Earl of Desmond
Day 6TipperaryTralee - Dingle Peninsula - Tipperary: This morning enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Travel north to County Tipperary.Full Breakfast
Aherlow House
Day 7ClaneTipperary - Galway - Clane (2 Nights): Drive through beautiful County Clare to Galway. View the cathedral before heading across lush countryside to the town of Clane located near Dublin, Ireland's capital.Full Breakfast
Westgrove
Day 8ClaneExcursion to Dublin - Sightseeing and Free Time: Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Dublin with views of Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and historic Phoenix Park. Spend the rest of your day as you choose before returning to your hotelFull Breakfast
Day 9LiverpoolClane - Chester - Liverpool: Cross the Irish Sea with magnificent views of Dublin Bay and arrive at Holyhead on the Welsh Island of Anglesey. Cameras at the ready as you view the station with one of the longest names in the world, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwlllantysiliogogogoch. Enjoy the scenery of the north coast of Wales on the way to Chester, where you have time to walk along the medieval walls and appreciate the famous 'Chester Rows'. Arrive later in Liverpool, home of the Beatles.Full Breakfast
Ibis Albert Dock
Day 10EdinburghLiverpool - Lake District - Edinburgh (Peebles) (2 Nights): Stop to view William Wordsworth's grave in the pretty Lake District village of Grasmere. Continue across the Scottish border and stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples could marry against their parents' wishes. Your day ends at your hotel near Edinburgh. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes?Full Breakfast
Peebles Hydro
Day 11EdinburghEdinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time: This morning's sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to the Royal Yacht Britannia in nearby Leith. During the Festival, tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included.Full Breakfast
Day 12LeedsEdinburgh (Peebles) - York - Leeds: This morning travel south through the Scottish Borderlands and stop to view the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Enjoy the views across the Cheviot Hills at Carter Bar and continue into Northumberland National Park where you view Hadrian's Wall at Heddon. Cross the River Tyne at Newcastle and stop at York for an orientation tour including the Gothic Minster and the narrow cobbled street known as the Shambles. Then continue to your hotel in Leeds. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Holiday Inn Garforth
Day 13LondonLeeds - Oxford - London: Drive south to the scenic Cotswolds and stop at the little churchyard in Bladon, where Sir Winston Churchill is buried. See the sights of Oxford, the oldest university city in England, before continuing to London where you can say farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your memorable holiday.Full Breakfast
Day 14Depart LondonDepart London: Today say goodbye to London as you return home with magical memories.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
06/16/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
06/30/2017$1,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
07/14/2017$1,925.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
07/28/2017$1,995.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/04/2017$1,995.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
08/25/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/01/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/08/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/15/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/22/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/29/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/06/2017$1,875.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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  • Britain and Ireland Experience 2017

    From $1,875.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2017Travel through landscapes that have inspired world-famous writers and poets. See medieval castles and cathedrals, the famous Chester Rows and Anne Hathaways' cottage.