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Trafalgar Real Britain Summer 2017 (BIBT)

9 Days starts and ends in London Print
Tour Style: Country Explorer
Europe & Britain First Class 2017
Visits: London, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Anne Hathaways Cottage, Shakespeares Birthplace, The Shambles, York Minster, Hadrians Wall Path, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Cameras Obscura, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, WINDERMERE, Grasmere, Liverpool, Ludlow, Cardiff Bay, Millenium Centre, Cardiff Castle, Bath Abbey, Roman Baths, Stonehenge, UK

Pure poetry awaits as you journey north to the land of the bonny and brave. En route to charming Edinburgh you'll see the birthplace of Shakespeare and Hadrian's Wall. Consider eloping to Gretna Green, admire the beautiful Lake District and cross in to Wales where you'll explore its capital, Cardiff, before returning to London via Stonehenge.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in London and Edinburgh
  • Orientation of York, Grasmere, Liverpool, Cardiff and Bath
  • See the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff
  • View Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, Hadrian's Wall, York Minster, the Lake District's magnificent scenery, Cardiff Castle and Bath Abbey
  • Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, the Roman Baths in Bath and Stonehenge

Dining Highlights

  • 8 full breakfasts
  • 2 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 Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges 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 transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfers page link below for details
  • VIP entry to many sights

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive London (2 Nights)
Welcome to London. Relax or spend time exploring this fascinating city.
Day: 2 London Sightseeing
See the famous sights including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace with your Local Specialist. The afternoon is yours to continue exploring London on your own.Full Breakfast
Day: 3 London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York
Meet your Travel Director this morning before leaving London. Enjoy a scenic drive and visit Shakespeare's birthplace and Visitor Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon. View Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage. Later in York, view York Minster and walk along the famous Shambles. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Reception with a traditional pub meal. It's the ideal opportunity to get to know your Travel Director and fellow travellers.Full Breakfast, Welcome Reception
Day: 4 York – Hadrian’s Wall – Falkirk (2 Nights)
Head north and cross the River Tyne at Newcastle. Stop and view Hadrian's Wall before crossing into 'Bonnie Scotland'. Enjoy the scenery of the Scottish borders before arriving at your hotel.Full Breakfast
Day: 5 Edinburgh Sightseeing
This morning discover the elegance of Edinburgh with your Local Specialist on an included city sightseeing tour. See the Royal Mile in the Old Town. View the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur's Seat. Your choice of sightseeing means you could chose to visit either Edinburgh's Camera Obscura or Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes? During the Edinburgh Festival your visit includes tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo on the castle grounds. Full Breakfast
Day: 6 Falkirk – Gretna Green – Lake District – Liverpool
Stop at Gretna Green, a town popular with eloping couples. Here the marriage ceremony was traditionally performed across a blacksmith's anvil. Admire the views throughout the scenic Lake District. These scenes provided William Wordsworth with the inspiration to write the poem 'Daffodils'. Visit the town of Grasmere and see St. Oswald's church where the poet is buried. Later arrive in Liverpool, hometown of the 'Fab Four'.Full Breakfast
Day: 7 Liverpool – Ludlow – Cardiff
Visit the Tudor market town of Ludlow with its historic castle and timbered buildings. See the Malvern Hills as you cross into Wales and visit its capital, Cardiff. See Cardiff Bay, the Millennium Stadium and the Castle before arriving at your hotel. Tonight enjoy a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at a local vineyard with beautiful views of the Welsh countryside.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day: 8 Cardiff – Bath – Stonehenge – London
Visit Bath and view the Abbey before visiting the Roman Baths. At Stonehenge visit the mystical stone monoliths before returning to London.Full Breakfast
Day: 9 Depart London
Say farewell to London today as you return home with magical memories.Full Breakfast

Available Room Types: Single, Twin, TwinShare, Triple

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*Tour StartTrafalgar RetailRequest Quote
Guaranteed Departure 09/01/2017 $2,025.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/08/2017 $2,025.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/15/2017 $2,025.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/22/2017 $2,025.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/29/2017 $1,995.00
Guaranteed Departure 10/13/2017 $1,895.00
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