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Britain and Ireland Delight Summer 2019

Britain and Ireland Delight Summer 2019
  • 8 days
  • Land Tour
  • Jul 2019 - Mar 2020
  • SGD 1491

TripZilla Britain and Ireland Delight Summer 2019

57 Circular Road #03-01 Singapore 049412

Highlights
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Britain and Ireland Delight Summer 2019
 

Travel Period: March 2019- March 2020

8 Days - 2 Countries - 7 Cities 

Explore the cultural diversity and breathtaking countryside of Britain and Ireland with their imposing city spires, wild Highland landscapes and such highlights as the idyllic Lake District, Edinburgh Castle, Dublin's Trinity College and Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace, all en route

Sightseeing Highlights:

  • Stratford-upon-Avon - Visit the town of Shakespeare's birth
  • York - View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls
  • Glasgow - View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour
  • 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
  • Belfast - See Belfast City Hall and Queen's University
  • Dublin - Sightseeing with your Local Specialist to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park, the glorious Georgian Squares and Trinity College
  • Kilkenny - View Kilkenny Castle and gardens
  • Waterford - Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom
  • Cardiff - See the Millennium Stadium and view Cardiff Castle
  • Bath - Visit the Georgian spa town
  • Windsor - View the castle

Dining:

  • 7 full breakfasts
  • 2 three-course dinners

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
  • Ferry across the Irish Sea from Scotland to Northern Ireland and Ireland to South Wales
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and a 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
Itinerary
Day 1 LONDON - STRATFORD UPON AVON - YORK - BRADFORD
This morning, visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. During your orientation of York, your Travel Director will take you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and show you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. Continue to your hotel in Bradford. Dine tonight in a local restaurant.

Meal: Dinner
Hotel: Jurys Inn/Holiday Inn Garforth

Day 2 BRADFORD- LAKE DISTRICT - GRETNA GREEN - GLASGOW (2 NIGHTS) 
Drive through the Yorkshire Dales to the scenic glory of the Lake District. Traveling along the shores of England's largest lake, Windermere, and through countryside that inspired the Romantic poets, you reach Grasmere. View the grave of William Wordsworth, buried at St. Oswald's Church. We cross the Scottish border and visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would say their vows over the anvil. This afternoon your orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the cathedral, the magnificent George Square, and the River Clyde, former heart of the shipbuilding industry.

Meal: Full Breakfast
Hotel: Ibis City Centre

Day 3 EDINBURGH EXCURSION
Today visit Edinburgh. Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city. View the famous castle, the Royal Mile, historic Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and the new Scottish Parliament building. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town. Later enjoy free time to explore at leisure.

Meal: Full Breakfast

Day 4 GLASGOW - BELFAST - DUBLIN (2 NIGHTS) 
Follow the rugged Ayrshire coast past the island called Ailsa Craig, the stepping stone from Scotland to Ireland, then board a ferry for the short crossing to Northern Ireland. See City Hall, Queen's University and the dock where the Titanic was built during your city orientation. Finally cross the River Boyne at Drogheda to enter the Irish capital, Dublin.

Meal: Full Breakfast
Hotel: Citywest/Maldron Tallaght

Day 5 DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME 
See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day as you please. Why not explore Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its street performers? This evening considers joining an Optional Experience to an Irish cabaret.

Meal: Full Breakfast

Day 6 DUBLIN - KILKENNY - WATERFORD 
Traverse County Kildare's splendid countryside. In Kilkenny see the imposing medieval castle and enjoy free time for lunch. This afternoon, visit the House of Waterford Crystal showroom and see the exquisite pieces. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Meals: Full Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Treacys/Viking

Day 7 WATERFORD - CARDIFF 
Cross St. Georges Channel to Wales, and continue your journey to Cardiff Bay to view the Millennium Centre and the National Assembly. View the historic Cardiff Castle and see the Millennium Stadium before arriving at your hotel.

Meal: Full Breakfast
Hotel: Copthorne

Day 8 CARDIFF - BATH - WINDSOR - LONDON 
Cross the Severn Estuary into England and the glorious city of Bath. See splendid Georgian architecture during your orientation. Perhaps consider a visit to the Roman Baths. View the world's oldest and largest inhabited castle during your visit to Windsor. Why not enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river or shop for Royal souvenirs. Later arrive back in London where your amazing holiday ends.

Meal: Full Breakfast

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