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BRITAIN & IRELAND DELIGHT
10 DAYS FROM $1,375 US  
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Britain and Ireland Explore the cultural diversity and breathtaking countryside of Britain and Ireland with their imposing city spires, wild Highland landscapes and such highlights as the idyllic Lake District, Edinburgh Castle, Dublin's Trinity College and Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace, all en route.

Day 1. ARRIVE LONDON
Welcome to London. After checking in to your hotel the rest of your day is free to explore this magical city.
Hotel - Ibis Earls Court


Day 2. LONDON STRATFORD-UPON-AVON YORK BRADFORD
This morning meet your Travel Director and travelling companions to board your Trafalgar coach and set off from London. Visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. During your orientation of York your Travel Director will take you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and show you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. Continue to your hotel in Bradford where you dine tonight.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel - Jurys Inn


Map Britain & Ireland Delight Day 3. BRADFORD LAKE DISTRICT GRETNA GREEN GLASGOW (2 NIGHTS)
Drive through the Yorkshire Dales to the scenic glory of the Lake District. Travelling along the shores of 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. We cross the Scottish border and visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would say their vows over the anvil. This afternoon your orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the cathedral, the magnificent George Square and the River Clyde, former heart of the shipbuilding industry.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Hotel - Ibis Glasgow City Centre


Day 4. EDINBURGH EXCURSION
Today visit Edinburgh. Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city. View the famous castle, the Royal Mile, historic 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.
Meals: Full Breakfast


Day 5. GLASGOW BELFAST DUBLIN (2 NIGHTS)
Follow the rugged Ayrshire coast past the island called Ailsa Craig, the stepping stone from Scotland to Ireland, then board a ferry for the short crossing to Northern Ireland. See City Hall, Queen's University and the dock where the Titanic was built during your city orientation. Finally cross the River Boyne at Drogheda to enter the Irish capital, Dublin.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Hotel - Citywest


Day 6. DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian squares with your Local Specialist. 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.
Meals: Full Breakfast


Day 7. DUBLIN KILKENNY WATERFORD
Traverse County Kildare's splendid countryside. In Kilkenny see the imposing medieval castle and enjoy free time for lunch. This afternoon visit the House of Waterford Crystal showroom and see the exquisite pieces. Dine tonight at your hotel.
Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8. WATERFORD CARDIFF
Cross the Irish Sea to Wales, 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.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Hotel - Copthorne


Day 9. CARDIFF BATH WINDSOR LONDON
Cross the Severn Estuary into England and the glorious city of Bath. See splendid Georgian architecture during your orientation. Perhaps consider a visit to the Roman Baths. View the world's oldest and largest inhabited castle during your visit to Windsor. Why not enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river or shop for Royal souvenirs. Later arrive back in London.
Meals: Full Breakfast
Hotel - Ibis Earls Court


Day 10. LONDON RETURN HOME
Say goodbye to your traveling friends at the end of your amazing vacation!
Meals: Full Breakfast


SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS
Stratford-upon-Avon
Visit the town of Shakespeare's birth
York
View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls
Glasgow
View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour
Edinburgh
Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the new Parliament Building as well as the Castle
Belfast
See Belfast City Hall and Queen's University
Dublin
Sightseeing with your Local Specialist to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park, the glorious Georgian Squares and Trinity College
Kilkenny
View Kilkenny Castle and gardens
Waterford
Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom
Cardiff
See the Millennium Stadium and view Cardiff Castle
Bath
Visit the Georgian spa town
Windsor
View the castle

Dining
2 three course dinners
9 full breakfasts


Travel Highlights
Ferry across the Irish Sea from Scotland to Northern Ireland and Ireland to South Wales
Luxury air-conditioned coach
Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
Variety of Optional Experiences
An expert Travel Director and separate driver
The services of a Local Host at your London hotel
Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the recommended London hotel or from the London Reception Centre
London airport transfers are available to purchase. Conditions apply
Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
Daily breakfast


Departure Dates:
March - September


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From approx $1,375 US per person double occupancy

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