The Best Of Britain & Ireland

12/27/2018 through 10/03/2019
12/27/2018 through 10/20/2019
Cosmos

On this Best of Britain & Ireland tour, see Britain’s and Ireland’s highlights-from the bustling cities to the small towns and from the breathtaking scenery to the ancient ruins. Traveling through the lands of queens, kings, and leprechauns, begin and end in London and pass through England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.

On this affordable tour of Britain and Ireland, stop in some historic towns, including Oxford, home to some of England’s most famous colleges; Durham, a medieval city with its cathedral, built in 1093, and castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; York, England’s most complete medieval city with its cobbled streets and the magnificent York Minster, England’s largest gothic cathedral; Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare; Chester, where a walking tour highlights its Roman remains and black and white half-timbered buildings; Adare, founded in medieval times and known today as one of Ireland’s prettiest villages; and Bath, known for the excavations of Roman baths used for bathing and socializing 2,000 years ago.

Britain and Ireland are known for their green countryside and stunning scenery, and on this Britain and Ireland budget vacation, you’ll witness some of their gorgeous landscapes. Travel through the incomparable landscapes of Snowdonia National Park in Wales, with picturesque villages, mountains, and lakes. Follow Ireland’s Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive with sparkling seascapes, brightly colored farmhouses, and the breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney. Visit the spectacular 668-feet Cliffs of Moher, with breathtaking views of rugged cliffs dropping into the ocean. Drive through the Cotswolds, with the rolling hills and picturesque villages, Northumberland National Park, with its wide-open spaces, and the serene Lake District, England’s largest natural park.

All of this and more-including time in Dublin and Edinburgh-await you on this marvelous vacation!

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OXFORD
Walking tour

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Discover Shakespeare’s home town

YORK
Walking tour

DURHAM
Visit

HADRIAN’S WALL
See a section of the Roman remains

JEDBURGH
See the abbey ruins

EDINBURGH
Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle

GRETNA GREEN LAKE DISTRICT
Drive through the UNESCO World Heritage landscape

CHESTER
Walking tour

BETWS-Y-COED
Visit

HOLYHEAD-DUBLIN
by ferry

DUBLIN
Orientation drive

GALWAY
Visit

CLIFFS OF MOHER
Savor the spectacular views

ADARE
Admire the thatched cottages

RING OF KERRY
Scenic peninsula drive

KILLARNEY
Visit

BLARNEY
Visit

ROSSLARE-PEMBROKE
by ferry

CARDIFF
Orientation drive

BATH
Visit

STONEHENGE
Visit the prehistoric monument

Itinerary

Day 1 London, England
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Day 2 London
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Day 3 London – Oxford – Stratford - Upon - Avon – Leeds
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Day 4 Leeds – York – Durham – Newcastle
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Day 5 Newcastle – Jedburgh, Scotland – Edinburgh
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Day 6 Edinburgh
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Day 7 Edinburgh – Gretna Green – Lake District, England – Chester – Wrexham, Wales
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Day 8 Wrexham – Betws - Y - Coed – Dublin, Ireland
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Day 9 Dublin
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Day 10 Dublin – Galway – Cliffs Of Moher – Ennis
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Day 11 Ennis – Adare – Ring Of Kerry – Killarney
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Day 12 Killarney – Blarney – Dungarvan – Tramore
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Day 13 Tramore – Cardiff, Wales
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Day 14 Cardiff – Bath, England – Stonehenge – London
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Day 15 London
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