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England and Scotland Heritage

8 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

Explore Britain's past and present on this trip that visits Stratford-upon-Avon and Edinburgh.

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8 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

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    • Edinburgh Tattoo 03-25 August 2018: We’ve included Edinburgh Tattoo tickets when you’re in Edinburgh on departures 01 August, 08 August and 15 August
    • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Ibis Earls Court hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
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      • Edinburgh Tattoo 03-25 August 2018: We’ve included Edinburgh Tattoo tickets when you’re in Edinburgh on departures 01 August, 08 August and 15 August
      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Ibis Earls Court 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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

      Journey north to the land of the bonny and brave, from London and Windsor Castle in the south to the slopes of Ben Nevis. Visit picturesque Pitlochry, the beautiful Gothic architecture of York, and Grasmere, where William Wordsworth once lived.

      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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      7 Nights

      accommodation

      10 Meals
      • 7 full breakfasts

      • 3 three course dinners

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • Bath
          Visit the Georgian spa town

        • Chester
          View the Tudor architecture and the half-timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'

        • 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

        • Fort William
          See the Commando Memorial and Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. Enjoy a scenic drive through Glencoe, the infamous Glen of the Weeping

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

        • Gretna Green
          See the Blacksmith's shop, a wedding venue since 1754 when eloping couples would exchange their vows over the anvil

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

        • Grasmere
          Visit the village of Grasmere and view the grave of Wordsworth

        • Loch Lomond
          See the freshwater lake with the largest surface area in Britain

        • St. Andrews
          View the 18th green on St. Andrews Old Course

        • Stratford-upon-Avon
          Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth and see Anne Hathaway's cottage

        • Windsor
          View the castle

        • York
          View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 7 full breakfasts

        • 3 three course dinners


      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.

        • 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

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

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


        Airport Transfers

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


       

      England and Scotland Heritage

      Your Itinerary

      1. London – Windsor – Bath – Gloucester

      This morning visit Windsor and view the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. In the city of Bath, where two of Jane Austen's novels were set, admire the Georgian architecture and enjoy free time to shop or visit the Roman Baths. Arrive later at your hotel in Gloucester.

      Meal(s)
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Hatton Court

      2. Gloucester – Chester – Liverpool

      This morning travel north to the town of Chester where you view the Roman walls, cathedral and the black and white half-timbered buildings known as 'The Rows'. Why not join your fellow travellers on an excursion to North Wales to visit the town of Llangollen, home of the International Eisteddfod. Later arrive at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ibis Albert Dock

      Optional Experiences

      North Wales Excursion

      Our excursion to Wales takes us to Llangollen, the home of the International Music Eisteddfod. Here you’ll see wonderful sights including the River Dee and the Victorian railway station. You’ll also travel through the Valley of the Cross and up to the Horseshoe Pass, to enjoy views of the Welsh hills.

      Adult Price: £14.00

      3. Liverpool – Lake District – Gretna Green – Glasgow

      Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere as you head north to visit Grasmere where the poet, William Wordsworth lived and wrote his most acclaimed poem, 'Daffodils'. Stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples married against their parents' wishes. Cross the Southern Uplands to Glasgow, one of Europe's liveliest cities.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Ibis City Centre

      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

      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

      4. Glasgow – Scottish Highlands

      See the sights of Glasgow during your orientation tour. Drive north through incredible scenery into the Scottish Highlands and follow the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Drive through Glencoe, Glen of the Weeping on to Fort William, which lies in the shadow of the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, whose summit stands at 4,411 feet above sea level. Dine tonight at your Highland hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Laggan Gaskmore

      Optional Experiences

      North Wales Excursion

      Our excursion to Wales takes us to Llangollen, the home of the International Music Eisteddfod. Here you’ll see wonderful sights including the River Dee and the Victorian railway station. You’ll also travel through the Valley of the Cross and up to the Horseshoe Pass, to enjoy views of the Welsh hills.

      Adult Price: £14.00

      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

      5. Scottish Highlands – St. Andrews – Near Edinburgh (Airth) (2 Nights)

      Visit picturesque Pitlochry on the banks of the river Tummel. Famous for salmon fishing, a 'fish ladder' on the dammed river helps the salmon to swim upstream to spawn. Take time to shop, explore, or join an Optional Experience to Blair Castle, home to the Duke of Atholl. In St. Andrews, where Prince William went to university, stop to take a picture of the 18th green. Known as the home of golf, the game has been played here for over 600 years. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes?

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Hotel
      Airth Castle

      Optional Experiences

      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

      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

      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

      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

      6. 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. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to the Royal Yacht Britannia in nearby Leith. During the Festival tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast

      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

      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

      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

      7. Edinburgh – York – Bradford

      Cross the Scottish Borders back into England. Drive through Northumberland National Park and view part of Hadrian's Wall. Begun in 122 AD, the wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the most important monuments built by the Romans in Britain. Continue south and arrive in York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth. During your orientation your Travel Director takes you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and shows you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in the world. Finish the day in Bradford, where you dine tonight at your hotel.

      Meal(s)
      Full Breakfast
      Dinner
      Hotel
      Jurys Inn

      Optional Experiences

      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

      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

      8. Bradford – Stratford-upon-Avon – London

      This morning visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. In your free time why not visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre for an in-depth look at the great man's life? Say goodbye to your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an exciting and memorable holiday as you return to London.

      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

        • Chester
          View the Tudor architecture and the half-timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'

        • 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

        • Fort William
          See the Commando Memorial and Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. Enjoy a scenic drive through Glencoe, the infamous Glen of the Weeping

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

        • Gretna Green
          See the Blacksmith's shop, a wedding venue since 1754 when eloping couples would exchange their vows over the anvil

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

        • Grasmere
          Visit the village of Grasmere and view the grave of Wordsworth

        • Loch Lomond
          See the freshwater lake with the largest surface area in Britain

        • St. Andrews
          View the 18th green on St. Andrews Old Course

        • Stratford-upon-Avon
          Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth and see Anne Hathaway's cottage

        • Windsor
          View the castle

        • York
          View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 7 full breakfasts

        • 3 three course dinners


      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.

        • 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

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

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


        Airport Transfers

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


      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 218 Reviews

      • Trip:

        Service:

        The itinerary was great and places visited were extensive and interesting. Our tour director was courteous and helpful in accommodating specific requests. One thing though, the seat rotation in the coach can do with some fine tuning. We moved in a clockwise direction 2 rows a day. As this is

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : I thought that we would be able to tour at least the castles when in Windsor or Edinburg. We were left to wander for 3 hours without tour guidance. It was a bit of a disappointment since there is so much history in England. Please adjust the schedule so that optional

      • Trip:

        Service:

        While I completely understand the premise of Cost Saver tours, I was abit disappointed with a couple of issues.- IBIS hotels - very much on the skimpy side. The mattresses were very thin, the only option for a bed covering was a warm duvet and at least one of the rooms did not appear to have any

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Service rating : The trip was really very well organized the site-seeing were very interesting. I would prefer to spend more time or night sleep in Edinburgh.Product : In the given time span the covered area is good but i would replace Bradford for LEEDS

      • Trip:

        Service:

        We had an excellent time- terrific coordinator (Pete).

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