19 Day British & Irish Landmarks - 3 week tour of Great Britain and Ireland


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See England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland -all in one trip!

Enjoy a leisurely three week tour of Britain and Ireland.  Plenty of time to write your own British travel journal.  Start in London, visit England and Scotland, and Ireland north and south.  Stay at a typical Irish hotel, the Galway Bay Hotel, overlooking in the sea.  See Irish dancing at Taylor’s Three Rock. Pub.  We can even arrange extra nights for you in London before the tour begins.  We are a British travel agency and Ireland experts, located in New York.


Itinerary
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Day 1: LONDON ARRIVAL & TOUR
Your British travel journal entry for day one starts at your London hotel at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director and head out on a panoramic tour of central London. See famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and visit the impressive St. Paul’s Cathedral. Meet your tour director and fellow travelers for a welcome drink and dine in your hotel. 
(D)


Day 2: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS
Today schedule your London sightseeing as you wish on an open-top bus tour. You may choose to stay on the bus for the complete circuit or get off and on at various places of interest along the route. There are different bus routes as well as a walking tour and a River Thames cruise. Visit either the Tower of London or Kensington Palace. You are free to choose a restaurant to dine independently.
(B)


Day 3: SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE & YORK
Head to Stratford-upon-Avon and visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace. See an exhibition about his life and walk through the house. Journey north to the medieval city of York.
(B, D)


Highland CattleDay 4: YORK MINSTER & SCOTTISH EVENING IN EDINBURGH
Take a walking tour of central York and visit York Minster, renowned for its stained glass. Cross into Scotland and stop to view ruined Melrose Abbey. In Edinburgh enjoy a Scottish Evening with dinner and a lively show. 
(B, D)


Day 5: EDINBURGH CASTLE & GUIDED CITY TOUR
Discover Edinburgh’s highlights on a city tour. See the elegant Georgian “New Town” and the medieval Royal Mile. Tour Edinburgh Castle to view the Crown Jewels of Scotland. The August 3 - 17 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
(B)


Day 6: ST ANDREWS & HIGHLAND SCENERY
Travel north to St Andrews, “the home of golf.” Enjoy free time to explore on your own. You may choose to visit St Andrews Cathedral, tour the British Golf Museum, or have some fun on The Himalayas Putting Course. Travel through the Highlands and stop in Pitlochry on the way to Inverness.
(B, D)


Day 7: LOCH NESS CRUISE & OBAN DISTILLERY
Enjoy wonderful Highland views on a scenic cruise of Loch Ness. Stop at a woollen mill and take photos of majestic Glencoe. Visit Oban Distillery to see how whisky is produced and enjoy a sample.
(B, D)


Day 8: ISLE OF MULL & IONA ABBEY
Take a ferry from Oban to the Isle of Mull, then on to the peaceful Isle of Iona. Visit Iona Abbey, a place of pilgrimage as Scotland’s first Christian settlement. Return to Oban for dinner.
(B, D)


Day 9: LOCH LOMOND & RABBIE BURNS
Drive south alongside scenic Loch Lomond. Stop at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum to learn about the famous poet’s life and work. In Cairnryan embark on a short ferry ride to Belfast for dinner.
(B, D)


Day 10: BELFAST & GIANT’S CAUSEWAY
Tour the highlights of Belfast and travel along the scenic Nine Glens of Antrim coast. Visit the Giant’s Causeway, hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago. Pause at Dunluce Castle for photos and head to Derry.
(B, D)


Day 11: INISHOWEN PENINSULA & DERRY SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a drive around the Inishowen Peninsula. Take in the scenic views as you sip an Irish coffee at the Seaview Tavern. In Derry, join a local guide for a walk around the medieval city walls.
(B, D)


Day 12: DONEGAL & GALWAY
Travel past the Blue Stack Mountains to Donegal town to enjoy free time to explore and have lunch on your own. Continue to County Mayo to visit Knock Shrine. In Galway, join a local guide for a walking tour before dinner.
(B, D)


Day 13: CONNEMARA & “THE QUIET MAN”
Take a drive through the stunning scenery of Connemara. In Cong take a short walking tour to see locations from the film “The Quiet Man.” Enjoy lunch at Eddies of Clonbur before travelling back to Galway via Maam Cross. The afternoon is free to explore Galway and dine at your leisure.
(B, L)


Day 14: CLIFFS OF MOHER & KILLARNEY
Drive through the Burren to view the majestic Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic, and cross the River Shannon Estuary by ferry. Stop at J B Keane’s Pub in Listowel for a drink with your group before heading to Killarney.
(B, D)


Day 15: SHORT RING OF KERRY & SHEEPDOGS
Tour the gracious 19th century Muckross House beside tranquil Muckross Lake. Journey along part of the scenic Ring of Kerry route, stopping at a local farm to watch trained dogs herding sheep. Head to Kenmare for lunch and to browse around. Return to Killarney for a free evening.
(B,L)


Isle of Arran Walking TourDay 16: BLARNEY CASTLE & WATERFORD
Travel to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or stroll the gardens. Shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills before heading to Cobh to visit the Titanic Experience. Continue to Waterford and after dinner take a walking tour.
(B, D)


Day 17: WATERFORD CRYSTAL & TAYLORS THREE ROCK
Tour the famous House of Waterford Crystal to watch crystal masterpieces being created. Tour the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of one used during the 1840s Famine. In Dublin, enjoy dinner and entertainment at Taylors Three Rock Pub.
(B, D)


Day 18: DUBLIN & BOOK OF KELLS
Tour central Dublin to see the main sights. Take a guided walking tour through Trinity College campus and view the priceless Book of Kells. Your afternoon and evening are free.
(B)


Day 19: TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN
Your tour ends after breakfast.
(B)
B=Breakfast, CB=Continental Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Changing of the Guard, LondonHotels: Superior First Class
Park Plaza London Waterloo London (2 nights)
York Marriott York (1 night)
Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Edinburgh (2 nights)
Columba Hotel Inverness (1 night)
Perle Oban HotelOban (2 nights)
Europa Hotel Belfast (1 night)
Everglades Hotel Derry (2 nights)
Galway Bay Hotel Galway (2 nights)
Killarney Plaza Hotel Killarney (2 nights)
Dooley's Hotel Waterford (1 night)
Radisson Blu St Helen's Hotel -Dublin (2 nights)


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.
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
    Professional tour director
    18 nights in hotels listed
    Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
    12 dinners (D) including
    - Scottish Evening in Edinburgh
    - Taylor’s Three Rock Pub dinner/show
    - 10 table d'hote dinners
    1 lunch (L)
    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, St Andrews, Derry, Galway,Waterford and Trinity College
    Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 05 to 19 departures
    Loch Ness scenic cruise
    Oban Distillery whisky tasting and tour
    Round trip ferry transportation to Isle of Mull, from Britain to Ireland and across River Shannon
    Irish coffee on Inishowen Peninsula
    “The Quiet Man” walking tour of Cong
    Tea & scones at J B Keane’s Pub in Listowel
    Sheepdog trials on Ring of Kerry
    Visits and admissions to St Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, York Minster, Edinburgh Castle, St Andrews Cathedral, Duart Castle, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Giant’s Causeway, Donegal Castle,W. B. Yeats’ Grave, Knock Shrine, Cliffs of Moher, Muckross House, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Titanic Experience, House of Waterford Crystal, Dunbrody Famine Ship 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

     

19 days London to Dublin    
Start End      Special
LONDON DUBLIN Departure
   
Fri Apr 27, 2018 Tue May 15, 2018 US$5620 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri May 11, 2018 Tue May 29, 2018 US$5090 Guaranteed
Fri Jun 08 2018 Tue Jun 26, 2018 US$5090 Guaranteed
Fri Jun 22, 2018 Tue Jul 10, 2018 US$5620 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Jul 06 2018 Tue Jul 24, 2018 US$5620 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Aug 03 2018 Tue Aug 21, 2018 US$5970 Tattoo/Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Aug 10, 2018 Tue Aug 28, 2018 US$5970 Tattoo/Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Aug 17, 2018 Tue Sep 04 2018 US$5970 Tattoo/Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Sep 07 2018 Tue Sep 25, 2018 US$5090 Guaranteed
Fri Sep 14, 2018 Tue Oct 02 2018 US$5620 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Oct 05 2018 Tue Oct 23, 2018 US$5440 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Oct 12, 2018 Tue Oct 30, 2018 US$4700

 

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