22-Nights Britain and Ireland Grandeur Summer 2018

Britain And Ireland Grandeur Summer 2018
Go behind the scenes on a grand exploration of Britain and Ireland – one that will see you circle islands, scale highlands and cross the seas. No corner of the British Isles will remain unexplored, from London and Liverpool to Edinburgh, Dublin and Belfast with a visit to Giant's Causeway, the Ring of Kerry and the ever-elusive 'Nessie' all in between.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in London, Londonderry/Derry, Belfast, Dublin and Edinburgh Scenic drives on a Cornish Excursion and experience the Ring of Kerry Orientation of Salisbury, Plymouth, Bath, Cardiff, Limerick, Galway, Chester, Glasgow and York View the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, the 18th hole at St. Andrews, Eilean Donan Castle, Culloden Battlefield and York Minster Visit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, Waterford Crystal Showroom, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, Giants Causeway, Quarry Bank Mill, Isle of Skye, Edinburgh Castle, medieval Alnwick, and Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon
 

 

Dining Highlights

22 full breakfasts
10 dinners (including Be My Guest)

 
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
Return ferry across the Irish Sea between Wales and Ireland
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
London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
VIP entry to many sights

 

 

14-Nights Wonders of Britain and Ireland Summer 2018

Wonders Of Britain And Ireland Summer 2018
Inspiring tales of ancient history, monuments and magical landscapes, world-famous poets and writers. Travel through England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to write your own story that will surely feature a Blarney Stone kiss, swig or two of Guinness and romance rediscovered in the Lake District followed by a fitting Shakespearean ending in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in London, Dublin and EdinburghScenic drive around the Ring of KerryOrientation of Bath, Cardiff, Chester, York and OxfordSee the Lake District's magnificent scenery and the famous colleges of OxfordView the home to Harry Potter & Hogwarts' Alnwick Castle, York Minster, Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and Sir Winston Churchill's grave at BladonVisit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, the Rock of Cashel, the town of Gretna Green, Edinburgh Castle, medieval Alnwick and Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon
 

 

Dining Highlights

14 full breakfasts
5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

 
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 Brendan Vacations Local Host at your London hotel
Return ferry across the Irish Sea between Wales and Ireland
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
London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
VIP entry to many sights

 

 

11-Nights From Dublin To London With Paris

Stunning scenery, pretty villages, ancient sights, and exciting cities-this budget-minded tour of Britain and Ireland (with Paris) offers all of this and more. Your tour starts in Dublin, Ireland?s fun capital; ends in Paris, France?s exciting capital; and overnights along the way in Limerick, Killarney, Tramore, Cardiff, and London. Highlights of this affordable Ireland tour include the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland?s west coast, where you?ll marvel at breathtaking views of rugged cliffs dropping into the ocean, and the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and magnificent landscapes. You?ll savor views of the sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, winding lanes, and views of the Lakes of Killarney. Words cannot capture the magnificence of these natural beauties; you must witness them in person! Also enjoy drives through rich dairy farmland. Stop for photos in Adare, founded in medieval times and known today as one of Ireland?s friendliest and prettiest villages. In fact, its streets are still lined with the original thatched cottages from the 1820s. Another tour highlight is prehistoric Stonehenge. You?ve seen photos of Stonehenge-now?s your chance to stand in front of it. Visit Bath, famous for its Roman baths used for socializing and bathing 2,000 years ago. In both Dublin and Cardiff, an orientation drive familiarizes you with the cities. In London, you?ll have time on your own to explore or to take optional excursions. At the conclusion of your tour, travel via high-speed Eurostar train to Paris for three overnights and guided sightseeing, including visits to the Louvre and a Seine cruise. All services in Paris, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms. From the vibrant cities to the quaint villages and gorgeous scenery, this value-minded tour through Britain and Ireland-with Paris-is sure to delight all of your senses!Included Features:Visits to Galway, Cliffs of Moher, Adare, Killarney, Blarney, Tramore, Bath, Stonehenge; orientation drives in Dublin, CardiffThe Burren, Ring of Kerry and Lakes of Killarney, Salisbury Plain

12-Nights England Scotland and Wales

Experience some of Britain?s fascinating towns as you travel through England, Scotland, and Wales, stopping for overnights in London, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Strathpeffer, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, and Plymouth. Part of the charm of traveling through Britain is seeing the spectacular scenery, and on this budget travel tour of Britain, you?ll get the opportunity to witness some of its most scenic areas. Travel through Northumberland National Park, with its wide-open spaces and landscapes of endless beauty; Brecon Beacons National Park, with its dramatic landscapes; Dartmoor National Park; and incomparable Snowdonia National Park in Wales, with picturesque villages, mountains, and lakes. Drive through the serene Lake District, England?s largest and finest natural park and recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. On your way to the beautiful Isle of Skye, keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster and admire some of Scotland?s most stunning scenery, including vast areas of unspoiled wilderness and gorgeous lochs (lakes).On this affordable Britain tour, you?ll also travel to some of Britain?s charming towns. In Stratford-upon-Avon, explore the town that Shakespeare called home and get a glimpse into life in 16th-century England. Walk through York?s quaint streets with your Tour Director and marvel at England’s most complete medieval city. In Chester, enjoy a walking tour of this city famed for its Roman remains and black and white half-timbered buildings. In Bath, explore the elegant city famed for its excavations of the 2,000-year-old Roman baths. In Plymouth, see the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked in 1620. Enjoy an orientation drive in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and sightseeing in Edinburgh, Scotland?s capital. These are just some of the many highlights of this value-minded Britain tour through England, Scotland, and Wales. Be sure to grab your camera so all you have to do is sit back and relax as you experience these wonderful destinations.Included Features:Visits to Shakespeare?s Stratford-upon-Avon, Hadrian?s Wall, Jedburgh, Edinburgh Castle, tickets for Edinburgh Military Tattoo (departures July 30 through August 20), St. Andrews, Pitlochry, Culloden Moor, Fort William, Gretna Green, Liverpool, Betws-y-Coed, Caernarvon, Ludlow, Bath, Glastonbury, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Plymouth, Stonehenge; orientation drive in Cardiff; walking tours in Oxford, York and ChesterNorthumberland National Park, Scottish Highlands and Lowlands, Isle of Skye, Glen Coe, Loch Lomond, Lake District National Park, Snowdonia National Park, Brecon Beacons National Park and “The Valleys,” Dartmoor National Park, Salisbury Plain

9-Nights Britain and Ireland Highlights Summer 2018

Britain And Ireland Highlights Summer 2018
Go beyond the 'great' and see the best of Britain and Ireland on one trip, starting your tale of two islands in London and exploring such city gems as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Cardiff. Explore the countryside travelling through the Yorkshire Dales and the rugged Ayrshire Coast, before saddling up for a visit to the Irish National Stud Farm.

Sightseeing Highlights
City tour in Edinburgh, Belfast and Dublin Orientation of York, Glasgow, Cardiff and Bath See the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff View York Minster, Glasgow Cathedral and George Square, Kilkenny Castle and Gardens Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, the Irish National Stud farm and Japanese Garden, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge
 

 

Dining Highlights

9 full breakfasts
3 dinners (including Be My Guest)

 
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
Ferry across the Irish Sea from Scotland to Northern Ireland
Ferry across the Irish Sea from Ireland to South Wales
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
London airport transfer service is available to purchase. Conditions apply. See airport transfer page link below for details
VIP entry to many sights

 

 

8-Nights Best of Britain Winter 2018-19

Best Of Britain (Winter 2018-19)
From the home of Shakespeare, to the moors of Scotland and the beautiful Cornish Countryside, this really is the best of all that Britain offers.

Additional Included Highlights
Stratford: Appreciate the architecture of this pretty town. York: See York Minster, the city walls and the medieval Shambles. Borders: See part of Hadrian’s Wall and Jedburgh Abbey ruins. St Andrews: Visit the university town and see the golf course. Pitlochry: Stop in this Victorian resort town, famous for its salmon leap. Loch Ness: Drive along the shores in search of the monster. Glasgow: Enjoy an orientation drive passing the civic buildings and St Mungo's CathedralLake District: Learn about the life of the poet William Wordsworth and visit his grave in Grasmere. Ludlow: See the walls of the castle and Jacobean buildingsCardiff: See the sights on your orientation of the city. Bath: Witness the town’s fine Georgian architecture. Scenic Drives: Grampian Mountains, Glencoe, Loch Lomond, English Lake District, Severn Bridge, Welsh Marshes.
 
Authentic Dining
Devon: Savour an unforgettable Celebration Dinner at The Riverford Field Kitchen who believe 'great food tastes even better when you enjoy it with other people'. Join your Travel Director and newfound friends for the ultimate Farm-to-Table dining experience with mouthwatering meals prepared from organic seasonal produce, freshly-picked from the surrounding fields, and of course served with a glass of wine.Dining Summary: 8 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 1 Dinner (D) and 2 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.
 
Insight Experiences
Edinburgh: Walk with a Local Expert within the walls of the majestic castle perched on its rock, to view the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg.
 
Top Rated Highlights
Stratford: To see or not to see? Visit the timber-framed building where Shakespeare was born and grew up.Grasmere: Learn about the life of the poet William Wordsworth and visit his grave.Bath: Visit the ancient Roman Baths with its colonnaded pool filled by natural thermal springs.Stonehenge: Visit the mysterious circle of upright stones, which stands as strong today as it did 3,500 years ago.Edinburgh: A hush descends and eyes turn to the castle. The skirl of the pipes rises and drums crack the night air as a tide of tunics and tartan flood from the drawbridge. For a limited time in August, witness the incredible spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
 

 

Additional five Star Services

Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
Hotel and restaurant tips are included – you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
You may purchase transfers from/to London Heathrow and Gatwick airports on arrival and departure days, or when additional night accommodation has been booked through Insight Vacations. Alternatively, please make your own way from/to the airport.