Amazing Britain Summer 2019

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2019

Rugged landscapes and ancient kingdoms - the heritage of Scotland and England revealed on this jaunt past medieval cities, shimmering lochs and rugged Highland cliffs.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Edinburgh
  • ORIENTATION of York, Durham, Glasgow, Bristol and Bath
  • VISIT Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, a Whisky Distillery, Gretna Green, Wye Valley, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge
  • VIEW Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, York Minster, Hadrians' Wall, Jedburgh Abbey and Tintern Abbey
  • SEE the 18th green on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Blair Castle and the Lake District
Dining Highlights
  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (including Be My Guest)
  • 3 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (631) 226-9700 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14384980

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2019
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London: Embrace the pomp and pageantry of a global capital with multi-cultural verve. Today is yours to explore the vibrant mix of old and new around every turn. Spend the day delving into the royal heritage of London, stroll along the tree-lined Thames or admire treasures from across the globe, before enjoying the night-time buzz of this city.
Hilton Kensington
Day 2YorkLondon - Stratford-upon-Avon - York: Join your Travel Director this morning and indulge your love of theatre and poetry. We travel to romantic Stratford-upon-Avon, made famous by its favourite son, William Shakespeare, whose extraordinary works have been admired by audiences for over 500 years. View Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre for insights into the life of the 'Bard of Avon', before exploring the charming cobblestone streets of his hometown. Carry on to the ancient cathedral city of York where we will enjoy an orientation walk to view its ancient city walls, picturesque Shambles and magnificent 800-year-old Minster. Join your Travel Director and fellow travel companions this evening for a memorable Welcome Reception and delicious local pub fare. Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Holiday Inn
Day 3EdinburghYork - Durham - Edinburgh (2 Nights): We venture north to the medieval riverside town of Durham, whose exquisite 11th-century Durham Cathedral sits imposingly alongside Durham Castle watching over the medieval streets below. We cross what was once the northern frontier of the Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall, before enjoying a scenic drive through the soul-stirring landscapes of Northumberland National Park. Admire spectacular views of the windswept Cheviot Hills as you cross the Scottish border, stopping to admire the 12th-century ruins of Jedburgh Abbey en route to Edinburgh. Full Breakfast
Leonardo Royal Haymarket/Holiday Inn
Day 4EdinburghEdinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time: Fall in love with the enchanting city of Edinburgh as you join a Local Specialist to discover what lies behind its medieval facades. Ramble up the Royal Mile and enjoy astounding views of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched atop Castle Rock overlooking the city. Spend some free time this afternoon strolling through Edinburgh and admiring medieval relics. During the Edinburgh Festival, your visit includes tickets to see the rousing performances at the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo on the castle grounds.Full Breakfast
Day 5Scottish HighlandsEdinburgh - St. Andrews - Pitlochry - Scottish Highlands: Cross the Firth of Forth to the ancient Kingdom of Fife and St. Andrews. This famous golf course is renowned for its 18th hole and 800-year-old Swilcan Bridge. We continue our journey into the dramatic Scottish Highlands, where we'll 'Dive Into Culture' at a whisky distillery and sample a wee dram. Visit picture-perfect Pitlochry, on the edge of the Ben-Y-Vrackie and Cairngorms National Park, before arriving at your hotel in the Scottish Highlands where you'll dine tonight. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Highlander
Day 6GlasgowScottish Highlands - Spean Bridge - Glencoe - Loch Lomond - Glasgow: The arresting natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands provides a stunning backdrop for today's leisurely drive to Glasgow. View the World War II Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge and admire views of Britain's highest mountain - Ben Nevis. See Glencoe, the site of a bloody massacre in 1692 following the Jacobite Uprising, and travel to the "bonnie" banks of Scotland's prettiest loch, Loch Lomond. We arrive in Glasgow this evening where our orientation will take us past St. Mungo's Cathedral and George Square, lined with statues and monuments dedicated to famous British subjects, including Robert Burns and Sir Robert Peel. Full Breakfast
MacDonald Crutherland House
Day 7LiverpoolGlasgow - Gretna Green - Lake District - Liverpool: Today's first stop is in the runaway wedding capital of Gretna Green where eloping couples would make their vows over the Marriage Anvil. Returning to England, we 'Connect With Locals', joining Farmer John and his wife Christine for a Be My Guest lunch in the company of Highland cows. See beautiful Lake District landscapes and skirt the romantic shores of Lake Windermere, the largest lake in England, arriving in edgy Liverpool of 'Fab Four' fame for an evening at leisure.Full Breakfast, Lunch
Mercure Atlantic Tower
Day 8BristolLiverpool - Wye Valley - Bristol: Traverse the pretty Welsh countryside this morning and stop in an area of outstanding natural beauty - the Wye Valley, with its characteristic limestone gorge scenery and dense woodlands. View the spectacular ruins of the world-famous Cistercian abbey in Tintern before arriving in Bristol to see the Clifton Suspension Bridge and SS Great Britain, the world's first ocean-going luxury liner. As the curtain comes down on a memorable journey through England and Scotland, we enjoy a memorable Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant with our Travel Director and newfound friends.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Mercure Holland House
Day 9LondonBristol - Bath - Stonehenge - London: Journeying back to London, we visit the UNESCO-listed city of Bath to admire its elegant Georgian facades and the Roman baths from which the city takes its name. Emerging from the Salisbury Plain, the imposing monoliths of Stonehenge are our final stop before continuing through the lush Wiltshire and Hampshire landscapes to London for a final night at leisure.Full Breakfast
Hilton Kensington
Day 10Depart LondonDepart London: We bid 'Old Blighty' a fond farewell as we prepare to return home after a memorable holiday.Full Breakfast
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05/17/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
05/24/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
05/26/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - On RequestQuote
05/31/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
06/07/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/14/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/21/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/23/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
06/28/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
07/05/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
07/07/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/12/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/19/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
07/26/2019$2,525.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/02/2019$2,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/04/2019$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/09/2019$2,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
08/16/2019$2,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/18/2019$2,750.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/23/2019$2,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/30/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/06/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/08/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/13/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/20/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/22/2019$2,475.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/27/2019$2,395.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
10/04/2019$2,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/11/2019$2,295.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
10/18/2019$2,295.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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