Europe Costsaver 2018: Britain and Ireland Experience Summer 2018

Tour Type: CostSaver
Brochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018

Travel through landscapes that have inspired world-famous writers and poets. See medieval castles and cathedrals, the famous Chester Rows and Anne Hathaways' cottage. You'll also kiss the Blarney Stone, enjoy a 'wee dram' and visit the birthplace of the Beatles.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Adare View the prettiest village in Ireland
  • Bath Visit the Georgian spa city
  • Bladon View Sir Winston Churchill's grave
  • Blarney Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the 'gift of the gab'
  • Cardiff See the Millennium Stadium and view Cardiff Castle
  • Chester View the Tudor architecture and the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'
  • Dublin With your Local Specialist, see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Trinity College on your panoramic sightseeing tour
  • Edinburgh Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and the new Parliament Building as well as views of the Castle
  • Galway View Galway Cathedral
  • Grasmere Visit the village of Grasmere and view the grave of Wordsworth
  • Gretna Green Visit Gretna Green, popular with eloping couples since 1754
  • Hadrian's Wall View the remains of the Roman wall
  • Jedburgh View the abbey ruins
  • Limerick View St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle
  • Oxford View the Bodleian Library and Radcliffe Camera
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Visit the town of Shakespeare's birth and see Anne Hathaway's cottage
  • Waterford Visit the Crystal Showroom
  • Windsor View the castle
  • York View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles
  • Youghal Visit this picturesque fishing port
Dining Highlights
  • 11 Full breakfasts
  • 4 Three course dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • 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
  • Return ferry across the Irish Sea from Wales to Ireland
  • 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. See link below for airport transfer page

Details

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2018
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London (2 Nights): Relax after check-in or stroll through London and soak up the unique atmosphere.
Copthorne Tara
Day 2LondonLondon Free Time: Spend the day exploring Londons sights.Full Breakfast
Day 3CardiffLondon - Windsor - Bath - Cardiff: This morning meet your Travel Director and travelling companions as you set off on your holiday. Visit Windsor and view the impressive castle. See elegant Georgian architecture in the World Heritage city of Bath. Cross the vast Severn Estuary to Cardiff, capital of Wales, where you dine tonight.Dinner
Copthorne
Day 4WaterfordCardiff - Pembroke - Waterford: Admire Cardiff Castle then journey through beautiful countryside via Carmarthen. See Pembroke Castle which is the birthplace of Henry Vll, founder of the Tudor Dynasty. Board your ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare, Ireland. Journey west to Waterford and dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Treacys
Day 5TraleeWaterford - Blarney - Tralee: Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom. Continue along the splendid southern coast through the picturesque fishing port of Youghal. Explore Blarney Castle - kiss the stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Cross over the Cork and the Kerry Mountains, then travel via Killarney to your hotel in Tralee.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Earl of Desmond
Day 6Shannon (near Limerick)Tralee - Dingle Peninsula - Limerick - Shannon (near Limerick): This morning enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Travel north to County Limerick through Adare, the prettiest village in Ireland. Arrive in Limerick where you view St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle.Full Breakfast
Aherlow House
Day 7DublinShannon (near Limerick) - Galway - Dublin (2 Nights): This morning there is time to visit Bunratty Castle and folk park, where 19th century life is vividly recreated. Drive through beautiful County Clare to Galway. View the cathedral before heading across lush countryside to Dublin, Ireland's capital. Tonight why not join your travelling companions for an Irish Cabaret?Full Breakfast
Citywest
Day 8DublinDublin Sightseeing and Free Time: Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Dublin with views of Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle. Spend the rest of your day as you choose.Full Breakfast
Day 9ManchesterDublin - Chester - Manchester: Cross the Irish Sea with magnificent views of Dublin Bay and arrive at Holyhead on the Welsh Island of Anglesey. Cameras at the ready as you view the station with one of the longest names in the world, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Enjoy the scenery of the north coast of Wales on the way to Chester, where you have time to walk along the medieval walls and appreciate the famous 'Chester Rows'. Arrive later in Manchester.Full Breakfast
AC Salford Quays
Day 10PeeblesManchester - Lake District - Edinburgh (Peebles) (2 Nights): Stop to view William Wordsworth's grave in the pretty Lake District village of Grasmere. Continue across the Scottish border and stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples could marry against their parents' wishes. Your day ends at your hotel near Edinburgh. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes?Full Breakfast
Hydro
Day 11EdinburghEdinburgh 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.Full Breakfast
Day 12LeedsEdinburgh (Peebles) - York - Leeds: This morning travel south through the Scottish Borderlands and stop to view the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Enjoy the views across the Cheviot Hills at Carter Bar and continue into Northumberland National Park where you view Hadrian's Wall at Heddon. Cross the River Tyne at Newcastle and stop at York for an orientation tour including the Gothic Minster and the narrow cobbled street known as the Shambles. Then continue to your hotel in Leeds. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Holiday Inn Garforth
Day 13WarwickLeeds - Stratford-upon-Avon - Warwick: This morning visit Stratford-upon-Avon where you have time to see the sights, including Anne Hathaway's cottage, 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?Full Breakfast
Ramada Centre
Day 14LondonWarwick - Oxford - London: Enjoy a scenic drive through the glorious Cotswolds to the little churchyard in Bladon, where Sir Winston Churchill is buried. See the sights of Oxford, the oldest university city in England, before continuing to London where you can say farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your memorable holiday.Full Breakfast
Day 15Depart LondonDepart London: Today say goodbye to London as you return home with magical memories.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
April 27, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request$1,795.00* (USD)Quote
May 04, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
May 18, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
June 01, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
June 15, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure - On Request$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
June 29, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
July 20, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
August 31, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
September 07, 2018Land Price - Definite Departure$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
September 14, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
September 21, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
October 05, 2018Land Price$1,850.00* (USD)Quote
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