Read about our excursions to the ancient castles, picture book villages,
museums, and many more exciting places.
|IRELAND SHORE EXCURSIONS||RATES FOR PRIVATE TOURS WITH ADMISSIONS|
|USD PER PERSON||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|CORK, WATERFORD, FOYNES||612||314||223||172||172||146|
SCOTLAND - PER PERSON USD
|BRITISH SHORE EXCURSIONS||Private for # of persons|
|USD PER PERSON||2||3||4||5||6|
|EDINBURGH OR GLASGOW||515||358||362||298||279|
|Private for # of persons||2||3||4||5||6|
|Private for # of persons||2||3||4|
|DEVON/CORNWALL- Portland, Fowey, Plymouth, Falmouth England||$611||$421||$325|
OTHER CITIES AND FRANCE - NOT AVAILABLE
ALL TOURS ARE CONDUCTED WITH A DRIVER/GUIDE (1 PERSON) & INCLUDE ADMISSION FEES
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Read about our excursions to the ancient castles, picture book villages, museums, and many more exciting places.
Choice of itineraries:
DUBLIN/NEWGRANGE FULL DAY and what a day! Panoramic tour of Dublin, followed by a drive north. In the Boyne Valley, you find some of the most venerated prehistoric sites and monuments. This is the region where the Protestant King William of Orange defeated the Catholic King James II in 1690. Then, you explore Newgrange, the large cairn, or burial site erected during the Stone Age. More than 200,000 tons of stone slabs were needed for Newgrange. The finely calculated, swirl-patterned, decorative stones line the tomb's entrance. Legend has it that the people here worshiped the sun, because the Newgrange tomb is situated so that the sun shines into the chambers on the shortest day of the year, December 21st.
DUBLIN GUINNESS & BOOK OF KELLS FULL DAY WITH SHOPPING- See Trinity College, the world famous St. Patrick's Cathedral, Guinness Brewery, including admissions. Your tour of Dublin takes you to Trinity College to see the illuminated "Book of Kells" and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Visit the Guinness Storehouse in the heart of old Dublin, where you sample Ireland's most famous creamy stout in a rooftop pub.
DUBLIN- BOOK OF KELLS - MALAHIDE CASTLE FULL DAY with Driver/Guide (8 hours)
See Trinity College, the world famous St. Patrick's Cathedral and Malahide Castle. Your tour of Dublin takes you to Trinity College to see the illuminated "Book of Kells" and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Visit Malahide Castle,one of the oldest and most historic castles in Ireland. From 1185 until 1975, it was the home of the Talbot family. This was a remarkable tenure by a single family and is one of the longest in Ireland. Malahide Castle with its 800 year old family history is haunted with many unseen and unknown spirits and their presence is felt in every room. Many historic castles and houses have one ghost, some have two or three, but Malahide Castle has five! Full Day.
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COBH (CORK) - BLARNEYCASTLE, WHISKY TASTING SHORE EXCURSION- with Driver/Guide (8 hours) includes admissions. You take the scenic route through Cobh, originally a small fishing village, and then the base for the British Navy. Cobh was the departure point for many Irish immigrants in the 19th century, and is associated with the loss of the Titanic and Lusitania. Titanic victims are buried. Visit Blarney, with a chance to kiss "The Stone". Travel to visit the Midleton (Jameson) Distillery.
COBH (CORK) - BLARNEY, KINSALE EXCURSION You take the scenic route through Cobh, originally a small fishing village, and then the base for the British Navy. Cobh was the departure point for many Irish immigrants in the 19th century, and is associated with the loss of the Titanic and Lusitania. Titanic victims are buried in the local graveyard. Visit Blarney with time for shopping at the Blarney Woolen Mills and a chance to kiss "The Stone". The Rock Close and its surroundings, is a curious place of ancient trees and far more ancient stones, by legend a garden of druidic origin and a center of worship in pre-Christian days. The place has an aura of magic and mystique with Wishing Steps, Witch's Kitchen, Druids' Cave and many other delights, telling a story of centuries past. Kinsale, one of the most historic and picturesque towns in Cork has quaint cobbled streets, gourmet restaurants and yachts moored in the harbor. Full Day.
|Another hint for you is to learn some differences in Irish English and
American English: Togs are men's bathing suits (usually Speedo style).
Jumpers are sweaters.
You will be picked up at the port when your ship arrives before starting your tour which includes a city tour to see the wall murals, Peace Walls, Falls Road, Shankill Road,The Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge.You will be back at Belfast in time for your sailing.
SOUTHAMPTON - STONEHENGE TOUR & SALISBURY One of the most beautiful, and one of the most typical of English cathedral towns, its narrow streets are busy and prosperous-looking, seeming to bear witness to important history here. Salisbury dates from the early 13th century. Many of the Cathedral's treasures are due to the restoration in the 18th century by Wyatt. Salisbury is rich in late medieval gabled houses in narrow alleys, and has countless interesting buildings. Stonehenge is the most famous of the great prehistoric monuments of the British Isles. Stonehenge is in the form of a circle of massive stones dating from the Bronze Age, whose axis is aligned with the sunrise on the longest day of the year. Its purpose is thought to be religious, to do with the foretelling of the seasons and perhaps, the worship of a sun-god. Full Day.
LIVERPOOL Meet your driver for a full day tour of Liverpool. Pass the sculpture of the Beatles on the wharf, and view the famous 3 graces of Liverpool - three iconic buildings including the Cunard building. Liverpool is known as the home of the Beatles, and you visit the birthplace of John Lennon, Eleanor Rigby's grave, the Cavern Club. Time allowing. you may wish to visit the Beatles Story exhibition or the Jewish synagogue and the jewelry quarter.
Harwich- Cambridge Colleges & Punt Ride on the River Cam
Cambridge features winding streets lined with old houses and shops on the River Cam. The Romans used Cambridge as an inland port. Cambridge has a wealth of historic buildings, and much of its charm lies in winding back streets and passages. You take a walk among the "Backs", the Mathematical Bridge and venerable colleges. There are now 31 colleges, founded mostly by kings, queens, bishops and nobles. The beautiful buildings reflect 700 years of British architectural heritage. One of the highlights of a visit to Cambridge is to take a ride in a punta flat-bottom boat propelled by a 16 foot pole which is also used to steer along the River Camone of the most beautiful stretches of river in England. Take in the Bridge of Sighs, King's Chapel and the Wren Library at Trinity from a river perspective, then stroll to Kings College Chapel. Henry VI laid the foundation stone of the Chapel in 1446 and the windows were made by Flemish craftsmenthe finest collection of medieval stained glass in the country.
HARWICH - CONSTABLE COUNTRY - Captured in paintings by Constable, the Suffolk-Essex border features timbered houses, moated manors, and fine church towers. By following in the footsteps of Constable youll have a better appreciation of the trees, rivers, sounds and light captured on canvass by one of the greatest British painters of all time, with its unchanging scenery of willows, shimmering meadows and winding streams, rural hamlets, and visit a 16th-century thatched cottage . Continue along the country roads to Dedham, one of the opulent wool towns in the 15th Century, the village where Constable went to school. In High Street, stop to admire the 16th-century St. Mary's Church, and see Sherman Hall dating back to the 16th century. Nearby is Colchester - Britain's oldest recorded town. In AD77 a Roman writer by the name of Pliny the Elder described the location. This was the earliest known reference to a fixed settlement in Britain, hence the claim to be Britain's oldest recorded town. The return drive to Harwich shows many more quiet country landscapes.
DOVER LEEDS CASTLE & CANTERBURY
Kent has some of the most romantic castles in Britain, including Leeds Castle in Maidstone. With a fairytale setting, standing romantically on three islands encircled by a lake, this gem of a castle has a long and dramatic history. Lovingly restored, it is home to a magnificent collection of medieval furnishings, paintings, tapestries and treasures. Travel to Canterbury, England's cathedral city with historic buildings and narrow streets. Canterbury has an interesting history, and a long one. It has been inhabited since 350AD. This was the cradle of Christianity in Saxon England. The first cathedral was built in 597 by St. Augustine. Thomas Becket was murdered before the high altar in 1170. Timbered and tile-hung villages welcome you on a leisurely afternoon drive through delightful hamlets and along leafy country roads. There will be an opportunity to visit some of the villages' winding streets, small shops and historical atmosphere as you return via County Kent to Dover.
Torbay (Torquay), England UK Situated in the picturesque county of Devon, Torbay has been a favorite seaside resort for British society since the early 19th century. Savor a traditional Devon tea scones piled high with jam and rich Devon cream; explore Kents Cavern, an impressive system of caves dating from the Stone Age; and visit Powderham Castle built in 1391 and enjoy a rare opportunity to meet the current Duke of Devon.
Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the town hangs off the west side of the Fowey estuary where the large, deep water harbour is a magnet for sailing fans. See beautiful Mediaeval and Georgian buildings in the town with a vibrant maritime history. Head to Pencarrow, a stately home where the charming owners will welcome your group in person. The gardens in this area are most noteworthy and the fabulous new Eden Project is a short distance from Fowey for those interested in the environment, architecture and gardens.
CORNWALL: (FALMOUTH) LAND'S END & ST IVES - Cornwall (Falmouth) or Fowey (pronounced Foy) Experience the beauty of Cornwall on a scenic drive that travels to Land's End, the most westerly point of the English mainland with spectacular views across the Atlantic Ocean. The rugged coastline, colored by the setting sun and seagulls and terns circling overhead will provide one of the most everlasting memories of your visit. We enjoy a delightful day touring this beautiful area and rugged coastline. We will visit the artists' colony of St. Ives, and the amazing island world of St. Michael's Mount near Penzance. Follow the footsteps of pilgrims. St. Ives, an old fishing port, is full of character. Full Day.
Rates on public holidays are 25% higher; on Christmas and New Year's 50% higher.
TRANSFERS FROM LONDON/TOUR TO HARWICH: Constable Country and Colchester - Britain's oldest recorded town. In AD77 a Roman writer by the name of Pliny the Elder described the location of the Isle of Anglesey as being 'about 200 miles from Camulodunum, a town in Britain'. This was the Roman name for Colchester and is the earliest known reference to a fixed settlement in Britain, hence the claim to be Britain's oldest recorded town.
|Heathrow to/from Southampton||USD|
|Standard car with 2 hour sightseeing||$481|
|Executive Car 1-2 pax||$346|
|Executive car with 2 hour sightseeing||$539|
|MPV 1-4 pax||$327|
|MPV with 2 hour sightseeing||$520|
|8 Seater Minivan||$385|
|8 seater Minivan & 2 hour sightseeing||$578|
|London to/from Southampton||USD|
|Standard car with 2 hour sightseeing||$539|
|Executive Car 1-2 pax||$385|
|Executive car with 2 hour sightseeing||$578|
|MPV 1-4 pax||$423|
|MPV with 2 hour sightseeing||$617|
|8 Seater Minivan||$520|
|8 seater Minivan & 2 hour sightseeing||$713|
|Gatwick to/from Southampton||USD|
|Standard car with 2 hour sightseeing||$520|
|Executive Car 1-2 pax||$385|
|Executive car with 2 hour sightseeing||$578|
|MPV 1-4 pax||$404|
|MPV with 2 hour sightseeing||$597|
|8 Seater Minivan||$481|
|8 seater Minivan & 2 hour sightseeing||$675|
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