British & Irish Delight Escorted Tour

LiverpoolTravel to London, visit Scotland, travel to Northern Ireland, and visit Dublin. What else could you ask for in a Britain and Ireland tour? Combine England with a Scottish coach tour, and then travel from Scotland to Northern Ireland by ferry. Start your tour in London and finish in Dublin. Travel up eastern parts of England, stopping in Stratford-upon-Avon, staying in York and visiting the huge Alnwick Castle. Cross the Scottish border to stay in Edinburgh before taking a ferry to Ireland. Drive along the scenic Antrim coast to the Giant’s Causeway and end in Dublin.
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Itinerary

Day 1: LONDON ARRIVAL & TOUR
Your vacation starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director. Head out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Join your tour director for a welcome drink and discuss your Britain and Ireland tour 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)

Scottish CastleDay 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)

Travel to London
Day 4: ALNWICK CASTLE & EDINBURGH EVENING
Take a walking tour around York to appreciate narrow streets and medieval houses and view the stately York Minster. Head north to visit Alnwick Castle, the second largest inhabited castle in England. View the lavish State Rooms with a stunning array of art, portraits and furniture. Travel through the Northumberland National Park and on to your hotel near Edinburgh in time to dine at a Scottish Evening with bagpipes and lively music in your hotel. (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. The August 5 - 19 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.(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)

Visit DublinDay 8: DUBLIN TOUR & TAYLORS THREE ROCK PUB
This morning tour central Dublin to see spacious Georgian squares and streets, landmark public buildings and graceful townhouses. Take a guided walking tour of Trinity College’s campus and view the priceless Book of Kells. The afternoon is free and enjoy dinner at Taylor’s Three Rock Pub followed by a show with Irish music and dance.(B, D)

Day 9: Tour ends in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)

B=Breakfast, CB=Continental Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Changing of the Guard, London

Park Plaza London Riverbank London (2 nights)
York Marriott York (1 night)
Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Uphall Uphall, near Edinburgh (2 nights)
Culloden Estate and Spa Belfast (1 night)
Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House (formerly Jurys Custom House) Dublin (2 nights)


British & Irish Delight
What's Included

  • GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFERS
    When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.
  • Tour Includes:
    Sightseeing by luxury coach
    Professional tour director
    8 nights in hotels listed
    Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
    5 dinners (D) including
    - Welcome dinner in London
    - Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
    - Taylor’s Three Rock Pub dinner and traditional show
    - 2 table d'hote dinners
    Welcome get-together drink
    Tours of London, Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin
    London open-top bus tour with Tower of London or Kensington Palace visit
    Walking tours of York and Dublin’s Trinity College
    Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August departures
    Ferry from Scotland to Ireland
    Visits and admissions to SAlnwick Castle & Garden, Edinburgh Castle, Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway and Book of Kells at Trinity College
    Headsets for walking tours
    Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
    All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
    Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies

    No departures are planned for this tour in 2019

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