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Britain and Ireland Explorer

19 Days 2 Countries 19 Cities

Highlights of this exploration of Britain and Ireland include the castles of Edinburgh, Dublin, Cardiff and Blarney.

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19 Days 2 Countries 19 Cities

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    • Edinburgh Tattoo 03-25 August 2018: We’ve included Edinburgh Tattoo tickets when you’re in Edinburgh on departures 03 August, 10 August and 17 August
    • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Olympia hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
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      Easy Quote View Trip Book Now Please call 800 352 4444

      Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • Edinburgh Tattoo 03-25 August 2018: We’ve included Edinburgh Tattoo tickets when you’re in Edinburgh on departures 03 August, 10 August and 17 August
      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Hilton Olympia hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      About this trip

      Go behind the scenes on an exploration of the vibrant capitals of Britain and Ireland - Visit the scenic Dingle Peninsula, dramatic Cliffs of Moher, rugged Scottish Highlands and Nessie of course, before learning about the delicate craft of Waterford crystal.

      Please note: All Preview 2018 itineraries are subject to change. Booked guests will be contacted about any changes to their trip upon the release of the 2018 Europe & Britain brochure.


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      18 Nights

      accommodation

      39 Meals
      • 15 full breakfasts

      • 6 three course dinners

      • 18 full breakfasts

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

      Waterford Crystal, Co. Waterford, Ireland
        • Bath
          Visit the Georgian spa town

        • Belleek
          Visit the Belleek Pottery Centre

        • Blarney
          Kiss the Blarney Stone

        • Boyle
          View the Cistercian Abbey

        • Cardiff
          See the Millennium Stadium and view Cardiff Castle

        • Chester
          View the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'

        • Cliffs of Moher
          View the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition

        • County Donegal
          Visit this picturesque area

        • Culloden
          Visit the famous battlefield

        • Dingle Peninsula
          Enjoy the beautiful scenery

        • Dublin
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist. See St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College

        • Edinburgh
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the Castle

        • Galway
          View Galway Cathedral

        • Glasgow
          View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour

        • Glencoe
          See Glencoe, also known as the Glen of the Weeping

        • Gretna Green
          Visit this town, popular with eloping couples since 1754

        • Hadrian’s Wall
          View the remains of the Roman wall

        • Inverness
          Visit the capital of the Scottish Highlands

        • Jedburgh
          View the Jedburgh Abbey ruins

        • Lake District
          View Lake Windermere

        • Loch Ness
          View the most famous loch of them all

        • St. Andrews
          View the 18th green

        • Stratford-upon-Avon
          Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth

        • Waterford
          Visit the Crystal Showroom (when open)

        • Windsor
          View the castle

        • York
          View York Minster and the Shambles


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 15 full breakfasts

        • 6 three course dinners

        • 18 full breakfasts


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.

        • Ferry across the Irish Sea from Wales to Ireland and return

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • London airport transfers are available to purchase. Conditions apply. See link below for airport transfer page

        • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel.


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Britain and Ireland Explorer

      Your Itinerary

      1. Arrive London (2 Nights)

      Welcome to London. After checking in to your hotel the rest of your day is free to explore this magical city.

      Hotel
      Copthorne Tara

      2. London Free Time

      Today is yours to explore the sights of London, one of the most fascinating and exciting cities in the world! Perhaps visit Harrods or one of the many incredible museums the city has to offer.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      3. London – Stratford-upon-Avon – Bradford

      Welcome to London. Your holiday starts with a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon. In your free time why not visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre for an in-depth look at the great man's life? Later arrive at your hotel in Bradford where you dine tonight.

      Meal(s)
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Jurys Inn

      4. Bradford – York – Near Edinburgh (Airth) (2 Nights)

      See the sights of York, including the Minster and picturesque 'Shambles'. Head north, stopping to view Hadrian's Wall and the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey, to your hotel in Airth. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes?

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Airth Castle

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner And Drive To Historic Torphichen

      Enjoy a scenic drive to the ancient village of Torphichen, associated with Scottish kings and Knights Templar. At the haunted Torphichen Inn your arrival will be toasted by our gracious host before enjoying an excellent dinner of local specialties and entertainment.

      Adult Price: £35.00

      5. Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time

      This morning's sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. During Festival, tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Royal Yacht Britannia

      You’ll explore this magnificent ship, which has played host to some of the most famous people in the world. Now berthed in Leith, you’ll be welcomed on board to discover the heart and soul of this most special of royal residences – the former honeymoon sanctuary for four royal couples.

      Adult Price: £16.50

      Scottish Show With Dinner

      Tonight is your chance to put on that tartan and join us for an evening of singing, dancing and bagpipe playing at an internationally famous venue. You’ll enjoy delicious food and wine, join in the singing and watch a Highland dance or two. There's even a chance to sample Scotland’s national dish – haggis.

      Adult Price: £58.00

      6. Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)

      Crossing into the ancient Kingdom of Fife, we head for the coastal town of St. Andrews, the home of golf. Later we stop in the town of Pitlochry before heading to your Highland hotel for a two-night stay.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Carrbridge

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner And Drive To Historic Torphichen

      Enjoy a scenic drive to the ancient village of Torphichen, associated with Scottish kings and Knights Templar. At the haunted Torphichen Inn your arrival will be toasted by our gracious host before enjoying an excellent dinner of local specialties and entertainment.

      Adult Price: £35.00

      Highland Farm Experience

      Visit a real Highland sheep farm and meet Neil the Shepherd and his border collies. He’ll show you how he uses different whistles to command each dog to carry out different tasks. You’ll also have the opportunity to try your hand at sheep shearing, feeding the pups and discover his training techniques. Weather permitting.

      Adult Price: £14.00

      Pitlochry. Visit Of Blair Castle

      Set in its own grounds against a backdrop of glorious scenery, you’ll visit the castle and find out more about the home of the Duke of Atholl – the only man in Britain to have a private army.

      Adult Price: £20.00

      7. Scottish Highlands Excursion

      Today is dedicated to the beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Loch Ness, and keep a look out for the famous monster. Visit Inverness - the capital of the Highlands. Later visit the battlefield of Culloden where Bonnie Prince Charlie fought the English. Dine tonight at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Royal Yacht Britannia

      You’ll explore this magnificent ship, which has played host to some of the most famous people in the world. Now berthed in Leith, you’ll be welcomed on board to discover the heart and soul of this most special of royal residences – the former honeymoon sanctuary for four royal couples.

      Adult Price: £16.50

      Scottish Show With Dinner

      Tonight is your chance to put on that tartan and join us for an evening of singing, dancing and bagpipe playing at an internationally famous venue. You’ll enjoy delicious food and wine, join in the singing and watch a Highland dance or two. There's even a chance to sample Scotland’s national dish – haggis.

      Adult Price: £58.00

      8. Scottish Highlands – Glasgow

      Drive in the shadow of Ben Nevis to Fort William then follow the shores of Loch Linnhe to Glencoe - the Glen of the Weeping. Travel along the 'banks and braes of Loch Lomond' before continuing your journey to Glasgow. View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square during your orientation tour.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Holiday Inn Express Theatreland

      Optional Experiences

      Glasgow City Evening

      You'll enjoy a chance to experience a night out in the city of Glasgow. Your Travel Director will take you for an evening of good food, a drink, and undoubtedly interesting conversation.

      Adult Price: £36.00

      Loch Lomond Boat Trip

      Discover the wild beauty of the 'Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond'. As we cruise across the loch, the skipper will share stories of the area and point out Rob Roy's cave as you relax and savour the stunning scenery.

      Adult Price: £15.00

      Highland Farm Experience

      Visit a real Highland sheep farm and meet Neil the Shepherd and his border collies. He’ll show you how he uses different whistles to command each dog to carry out different tasks. You’ll also have the opportunity to try your hand at sheep shearing, feeding the pups and discover his training techniques. Weather permitting.

      Adult Price: £14.00

      Pitlochry. Visit Of Blair Castle

      Set in its own grounds against a backdrop of glorious scenery, you’ll visit the castle and find out more about the home of the Duke of Atholl – the only man in Britain to have a private army.

      Adult Price: £20.00

      9. Glasgow – Gretna Green – Lake District – Haydock (Near Liverpool)

      Visit Gretna Green, where eloping lovers famously went to marry. Continue south through breathtaking scenery in the English Lake District to your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Holiday Inn

      Optional Experiences

      Private Cruise On Lake Windermere

      Enjoy an exclusive cruise on a private boat on England's most beautiful and largest lake, taking in the northern coastline, beautiful houses, gardens and Wray Castle. You’ll see deserted islands, boats and birdlife as you explore the area loved by Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.

      Adult Price: £15.50

      Windermere Cruise And Steam Train Ride

      A chance to view the glorious scenery of the Lake District as we cruise across England’s largest lake. Then step back in time as we board the steam train for a short journey from Lakeside to Haverthwaite.

      Adult Price: £17.50

      10. Haydock (near Liverpool) – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights)

      On arrival in Chester view the medieval city walls and the half-timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'. Later cross the Irish Sea to Dublin.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Maldron Newlands Cross

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner in Dublin City

      Come to one of Dublin's most locally-loved restaurant-pubs. You'll enjoy dinner and charming hospitality that this part of the world is renowned for.

      Adult Price: €45.00

      Glasgow City Evening

      You'll enjoy a chance to experience a night out in the city of Glasgow. Your Travel Director will take you for an evening of good food, a drink, and undoubtedly interesting conversation.

      Adult Price: £36.00

      Loch Lomond Boat Trip

      Discover the wild beauty of the 'Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond'. As we cruise across the loch, the skipper will share stories of the area and point out Rob Roy's cave as you relax and savour the stunning scenery.

      Adult Price: £15.00

      11. Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time

      Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of this historic city, with views of Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Phoenix Park. This afternoon enjoy free time to explore the city.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dublin Dinner and Cabaret

      Enjoy an evening of fine food and non-stop fun as Ireland’s history unfolds in a cabaret of comedy, song and dance. The cast will have you tapping your toes and joining in the show, all in the spirit of Irish humour. And you’ll even be served an Irish coffee to round off your dinner.

      Adult Price: €71.00

      Experience the Ancient Monastic Site of Glendalough

      Enjoy a visit to one of the most important monastic sites in Europe, which dates back to the 6th century. Your Local Specialist will tell tales and show you around this sacred area, famous for its tranquil beauty amidst the rolling countryside of County Wicklow, the garden of Ireland.

      Adult Price: €20.00

      Private Cruise On Lake Windermere

      Enjoy an exclusive cruise on a private boat on England's most beautiful and largest lake, taking in the northern coastline, beautiful houses, gardens and Wray Castle. You’ll see deserted islands, boats and birdlife as you explore the area loved by Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.

      Adult Price: £15.50

      Windermere Cruise And Steam Train Ride

      A chance to view the glorious scenery of the Lake District as we cruise across England’s largest lake. Then step back in time as we board the steam train for a short journey from Lakeside to Haverthwaite.

      Adult Price: £17.50

      12. Dublin – Boyle – Ballyshannon (2 Nights)

      View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle and stop at Yeats' grave in Drumcliff. Continue through lush countryside to Ballyshannon.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Dorrians Imperial

      Optional Experiences

      Luxurious River Shannon Cruise

      The longest river in the British Isles, the River Shannon is immortalised in songs and legends. Come with us for a cruise on this majestic river, through the beautiful rolling countryside of counties Leitrim and Roscommon. You’ll also enjoy refreshments on the luxurious Moon River Pleasure Cruiser.

      Adult Price: €30.00

      Dinner in Dublin City

      Come to one of Dublin's most locally-loved restaurant-pubs. You'll enjoy dinner and charming hospitality that this part of the world is renowned for.

      Adult Price: €45.00

      13. County Donegal Excursion

      Travel through the beautiful County Donegal, before arriving in the town of Donegal where you view the 15th century castle. Visit the Belleek Pottery centre in Northern Ireland.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Scenic Drive and Dinner

      This evening you'll discover the beauty of the land, as we take a scenic drive off the beaten track. Later, enjoy dinner in a local restaurant with a choice of drink included.

      Adult Price: €45.00

      Dublin Dinner and Cabaret

      Enjoy an evening of fine food and non-stop fun as Ireland’s history unfolds in a cabaret of comedy, song and dance. The cast will have you tapping your toes and joining in the show, all in the spirit of Irish humour. And you’ll even be served an Irish coffee to round off your dinner.

      Adult Price: €71.00

      Experience the Ancient Monastic Site of Glendalough

      Enjoy a visit to one of the most important monastic sites in Europe, which dates back to the 6th century. Your Local Specialist will tell tales and show you around this sacred area, famous for its tranquil beauty amidst the rolling countryside of County Wicklow, the garden of Ireland.

      Adult Price: €20.00

      14. Ballyshannon – Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Tipperary

      This morning travel to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the cathedral and stroll around Eyre Square. At the Cliffs of Moher view the dramatic cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition. Later arrive at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Aherlow House

      Optional Experiences

      Luxurious River Shannon Cruise

      The longest river in the British Isles, the River Shannon is immortalised in songs and legends. Come with us for a cruise on this majestic river, through the beautiful rolling countryside of counties Leitrim and Roscommon. You’ll also enjoy refreshments on the luxurious Moon River Pleasure Cruiser.

      Adult Price: €30.00

      Irish Night in Cashel

      Join us for a unique Irish cultural experience nestled in the shadow of the ancient Rock of Cashel. A warm Céad Míle Fáilte will greet you before this unique show, that combines the best aspects of Irish music and dance, will leave you with unforgettable memories.

      Adult Price: €55.00

      15. Tipperary – Dingle Peninsula – Kenmare

      Leave Tipperary and take a drive to enjoy the scenic landscape along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours. Later arrive in the town of Kenmare.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Kenmare Bay

      Optional Experiences

      Scenic Drive and Dinner

      This evening you'll discover the beauty of the land, as we take a scenic drive off the beaten track. Later, enjoy dinner in a local restaurant with a choice of drink included.

      Adult Price: €45.00

      Beara Peninsula Cruise and Dinner

      Join us for a scenic drive along Kenmare Bay to our boat, which will take you around the stunning coastline past deserted islands, looking out for bird and animal life. We've booked a table at one of our favourite local restaurants, where you'll be served a drink and a delicious meal of Irish seafood specialities.

      Adult Price: €57.00

      16. Kenmare - Blarney - Waterford

      Explore Blarney Castle, where you can kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Continue through Cork and along the coast to Waterford, famous for its crystal ware. Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom (when open).

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Viking

      Optional Experiences

      Irish Night in Cashel

      Join us for a unique Irish cultural experience nestled in the shadow of the ancient Rock of Cashel. A warm Céad Míle Fáilte will greet you before this unique show, that combines the best aspects of Irish music and dance, will leave you with unforgettable memories.

      Adult Price: €55.00

      Irish Folk Fun

      During this evening of entertainment, you'll get the chance to experience Irish hospitality in the best folk tradition. Enjoy a drink while locals sing and play music for you.

      Adult Price: €27.00

      Explore Waterford's History and Local Pub

      Join us in Waterford, where the history dates back as far as the Vikings. Your Local Specialist will bring the historic area to life through stories and anecdotes; one guest even described the trip as the "best history lesson ever". Afterwards, we stop off for a drink in one of the area's oldest pubs for a pint or drink of your choice.

      Adult Price: €23.00

      17. Waterford – Cardiff

      Travel from Waterford to Rosslare, then by ferry to Wales. Arrive in Fishguard and drive on to Cardiff and see the Millennium Stadium and Castle during your orientation.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Copthorne

      Optional Experiences

      Cardiff Castle Tour

      Join us on a visit to this unique castle, given to the city of Cardiff by the Marquis of Bute. You’ll discover the ornate decor within the castle and find out more about influences and stories behind it.

      Adult Price: £12.00

      Traditional Welsh Evening And Dinner

      Join us for a traditional Welsh country dinner. We'll take you to a 14th century thatched inn called The Blue Anchor. While you're eating and enjoying your drink, you'll be entertained with a performance from a Welsh harpist.

      Adult Price: £39.00

      Welsh Evening At Millennium Centre

      Enjoy an evening of Welsh music, culture and humour. The venue for the evening is the Welsh Millennium Centre, an iconic building in the fashionable Cardiff Bay area. After a warm reception, you'll enjoy a first-class meal of seasonal Welsh specialities, sourced and produced locally. Quality wine or soft drinks are included and the meal will be accompanied by our enchanting Welsh harpist. You'll then be entertained by the finest local musicians presenting the beautiful music of Wales.

      Adult Price: £54.00

      Beara Peninsula Cruise and Dinner

      Join us for a scenic drive along Kenmare Bay to our boat, which will take you around the stunning coastline past deserted islands, looking out for bird and animal life. We've booked a table at one of our favourite local restaurants, where you'll be served a drink and a delicious meal of Irish seafood specialities.

      Adult Price: €57.00

      18. Cardiff – Bath – Windsor – London

      Cross the Severn Estuary to Georgian Bath. Admire the Georgian architecture and enjoy free time to visit the Roman Baths. Visit Windsor and view the castle en route to London where your amazing holiday comes to an end.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Irish Folk Fun

      During this evening of entertainment, you'll get the chance to experience Irish hospitality in the best folk tradition. Enjoy a drink while locals sing and play music for you.

      Adult Price: €27.00

      Explore Waterford's History and Local Pub

      Join us in Waterford, where the history dates back as far as the Vikings. Your Local Specialist will bring the historic area to life through stories and anecdotes; one guest even described the trip as the "best history lesson ever". Afterwards, we stop off for a drink in one of the area's oldest pubs for a pint or drink of your choice.

      Adult Price: €23.00

      19. Depart London

      Say goodbye to your traveling companions before your return flight home.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      Available Departures

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Bath
          Visit the Georgian spa town

        • Belleek
          Visit the Belleek Pottery Centre

        • Blarney
          Kiss the Blarney Stone

        • Boyle
          View the Cistercian Abbey

        • Cardiff
          See the Millennium Stadium and view Cardiff Castle

        • Chester
          View the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'

        • Cliffs of Moher
          View the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition

        • County Donegal
          Visit this picturesque area

        • Culloden
          Visit the famous battlefield

        • Dingle Peninsula
          Enjoy the beautiful scenery

        • Dublin
          Sightseeing with a Local Specialist. See St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College

        • Edinburgh
          Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the Castle

        • Galway
          View Galway Cathedral

        • Glasgow
          View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour

        • Glencoe
          See Glencoe, also known as the Glen of the Weeping

        • Gretna Green
          Visit this town, popular with eloping couples since 1754

        • Hadrian’s Wall
          View the remains of the Roman wall

        • Inverness
          Visit the capital of the Scottish Highlands

        • Jedburgh
          View the Jedburgh Abbey ruins

        • Lake District
          View Lake Windermere

        • Loch Ness
          View the most famous loch of them all

        • St. Andrews
          View the 18th green

        • Stratford-upon-Avon
          Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth

        • Waterford
          Visit the Crystal Showroom (when open)

        • Windsor
          View the castle

        • York
          View York Minster and the Shambles


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 15 full breakfasts

        • 6 three course dinners

        • 18 full breakfasts


      What's Included

      Unbeatable Features

        • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

        • Daily breakfast

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel.

        • Ferry across the Irish Sea from Wales to Ireland and return

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Variety of Optional Experiences

        • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

        • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

        • London airport transfers are available to purchase. Conditions apply. See link below for airport transfer page

        • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel booked through Trafalgar or from the London Reception Centre

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel.


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 113 Reviews

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        Service:

        Service rating : Long travel but short time to see when arrive, but cannot do anything about that because of distances between attractionsProduct : value for money only extras cost a lot, but if included in fare would make expensive, and guests can choose what ones they want

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        Service rating : I loved my tour, and our guide Ben and drivers Dave and Nick were all excellent. I was really happy I picked a bus tour so I wouldn't have to drive felt a lot safer. They only reason I a, putting four stars is because the whole trip except two day's there was no wifi. So Ben told

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : caring and interesting informativeProduct : visited places in UK Ireland we wanted to

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : Great tour director and driverProduct : Covered everything and more than what I expected.

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : Choosing spots well and great customer service and we would do as againProduct : Everything was great well put together

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