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: Tower of London & City Sights
Today you may schedule your London sightseeing as you wish on an open-top bus tour around the many famous landmarks. There are a number of different bus routes as well as a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. Visit either the Tower of London to view the magnificent Crown Jewels or Kensington Palace, home of Princess Diana. You are free to choose a restaurant to dine independently.(B)

Scottish CastleDay 3: Shakespeare’s Birthplace & York
Drive to Stratford-upon-Avon to visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace to see an exhibition about his life and work before walking through the house where he was born. 2016 commemorates 400 years since his death. Take some free time before traveling to your hotel in York.(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 on a city tour. See 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. Also enjoy splendid views of central Edinburgh. The rest of the day is free for independent activities. On Aug 07 to 21 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.(B)

Day 6: Titanic Belfast & Ballygally Castle Stay
This morning will be an early start as you drive to Cairnryan for a short ferry ride to Belfast. Take a panoramic tour to see the highlights, including Victorian buildings, the impressive City Hall and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this ill-fated famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. Continue to historic Ballygally Castle Hotel in time for dinner and your overnight stay.(B, D)

Day 7: Giant’s Causeway & Derry Walk
Travel along the scenic coastal route of the Nine Glens of Antrim and visit the Giant's Causeway, hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity over 60 million years ago. The enormous rocks have spawned legends about the mythical giant, Finn McCool. Continue to Derry for a walking tour around the medieval city walls with a local guide. Drive south to your Victorian hotel located on Dublin Bay, a few miles from the city and dine on your own this evening.(B)

Visit DublinDay 8: Dublin Tour & Taylor’s 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 Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel London (2 nights)
York Marriott York (1 night)
Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel, Uphall near Edinburgh (2 nights)
Ballygally Castle Hotel Ballygally (1 night)
Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire, 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, Derry and Dublin’s Trinity College
    Reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 07 to August 21 departures
    Ferry from Scotland to Ireland
    Visits and admissions to Shakespeare's Birthplace, Alnwick 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

    Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger.
    9 days London to Dublin    
    Start End      Special
    LONDON DUBLIN Departure
    Sun Jul 02 2017 Mon Jul 10, 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Jul 16, 2017 Mon Jul 24, 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Jul 30, 2017 Mon Aug 07 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Aug 06 2017 Mon Aug 14, 2017 US$2496 Sold Out
    Sun Aug 13, 2017 Mon Aug 21, 2017 US$2496 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Sun Aug 20, 2017 Mon Aug 28, 2017 US$2496 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed
    Sun Aug 27, 2017 Mon Sep 04 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Sep 03 2017 Mon Sep 11, 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Sep 10, 2017 Mon Sep 18, 2017 US$2284
    Sun Sep 17, 2017 Mon Sep 25, 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Sep 24, 2017 Mon Oct 02 2017 US$2284 Guaranteed
    Sun Oct 08 2017 Mon Oct 16, 2017 US$2098 Guaranteed
    Sun Oct 15, 2017 Mon Oct 23, 2017 US$2098 Guaranteed
    Single room supplement: $856
  • Child 8-21 reductions: sharing with two adults DEDUCT 10%; ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.
    Cancellation Penalties: Airfare up to 100%; Land: Penalties per person apply: 70 days or longer: Forfeiture of deposit 69 - 46 days: 35% per person 45 - 8 days: 45% per person 7 - 1 days: 60% per person, On day of departure: 100% per person Travel Insurance This program appears only on our website. A printed brochure does not exist for this tour

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