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Britain and Ireland Panorama

16 Days 2 Countries 37 Cities

Explore the best of Britain and Ireland, taking in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dublin, Cork, Cardiff and more.

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16 Days 2 Countries 37 Cities

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    • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Park Plaza Riverbank hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
    • Edinburgh Tattoo 04-26 August 2017: We've included Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh on departures 03 August, 10 August, 17 August and 24 August 2017.
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      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Park Plaza Riverbank hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • Edinburgh Tattoo 04-26 August 2017: We've included Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh on departures 03 August, 10 August, 17 August and 24 August 2017.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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      About this trip

      From the spires of London, Edinburgh and York to wild, windswept landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and Ireland, explore all the nooks and crannies of Britain and Ireland - their historic cities, cultural diversity and breathtaking countryside on display as you explore such highlights as Dublin and Cardiff, and enjoy Highland cow company with Farmer John in Cumbria.


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      15 Nights

      accommodation

      22 Meals
      • 15 full breakfasts

      • 6 dinners

      • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

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      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Edinburgh and Dublin

        • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry and enjoy a scenic Cornish Excursion

        • Orientation of York, Glasgow, Chester, Galway, Cork, Cobh, Cardiff, Bath and Plymouth

        • See the Isle of Skye

        • View Eilean Donan Castle, the battlefield of Culloden, Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, York Minster, Galway Cathedral and the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail

        • Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Isle of Skye, Culloden, the Guinness Storehouse, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath, Glastonbury Abbey, the fishing village of Polperro, ruins and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 15 full breakfasts

        • 6 dinners

        • 1 lunch
          (Be My Guest)


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      Travel Highlights

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        • 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)

        • Use of Trafalgar's London Reception Centre offering a range of services including tickets for day trips and local attractions

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended 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


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Day 1

      London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York

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      York – Jedburgh – Edinburgh (2 Nights)

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      Edinburgh Sightseeing

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      Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)

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      Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion

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      Scottish Highlands – Glencoe – Loch Lomond – Glasgow

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      Glasgow – Lake District – Liverpool

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      Liverpool – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights)

      Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

      Day 9

      Dublin Sightseeing

      Galway Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland

      Day 10

      Dublin – Galway – Limerick

      Ring of Kerry, Co. Kerry, Ireland

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      Limerick – Ring of Kerry – Cork

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      Cork – Blarney – Cobh – Waterford – Wexford

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      Wexford – Cardiff

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      Cardiff – Bath – Glastonbury – Exeter (2 Nights)

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      Day 15

      Plymouth, Polperro and Dartmoor Excursion

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      Day 16

      Exeter – Stonehenge – London

      Day 1

      London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York Day 1 - London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York

      A scenic drive through beautiful countryside brings you to Stratford-upon-Avon. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre and see Anne Hathaway's cottage. Later in the Viking city of York, enjoy a walk along historic streets. View the cobbled Shambles, the ancient city walls and the magnificent York Minster. Tonight dine at your hotel where you have a chance to meet with your Travel Director and travelling companions.

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      York – Jedburgh – Edinburgh (2 Nights) Day 2 - York – Jedburgh – Edinburgh (2 Nights)

      Rugged, dramatic and spectacular − the Northumberland National Park is all these things and more. View the remarkably intact ruins of the 12th century Jedburgh Abbey on your way to the beautiful Scottish capital, Edinburgh. During the month of August, certain departures include tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo.

      Hotel

      Marriott

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Marriott

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Local Dinner Evening

      Join us and your travelling companions for a delicious traditional dinner and drink at a local restaurant.

      Adult Price: £36.00

      Edinburgh by Night and Dinner

      We'll drive into the old city of Edinburgh to see the city at night with photo opportunities of the Castle and the Grassmarket, famous for historic executions and when possible visit one of the most haunted graveyards and see the grave of Greyfriars Bobby, the famous Skye Terrier. Then, we'll make our way to a local restaurant for a delicious dinner and drink.

      Adult Price: £42.00

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Edinburgh Sightseeing Day 3 - Edinburgh Sightseeing

      Your morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes the elegant New Town, Princes Street, the Royal Mile, views of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur's Seat. Enjoy a guided visit of Edinburgh Castle. Tonight consider a traditional Scottish night out with haggis, dancing and bagpipes.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Rosslyn Chapel

      We’ll drive out of Edinburgh to the tiny village of Rosslyn, where you’ll hear the inside story on the famous Rosslyn Chapel. You’ll also visit one of Scotland's most unusual 15th century buildings, famed for its associations with the Knights Templar, the Masonic movement, and now 'The Da Vinci Code'.

      Adult Price: £17.50

      Scottish Show With Dinner

      Tonight is your chance to put on that tartan and join us for an evening of singing, dancing and bagpipe playing at an internationally famous venue. You’ll enjoy delicious food and wine, join in the singing and watch a Highland dance or two. There's even a chance to sample Scotland’s national dish – haggis.

      Adult Price: £58.00

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights) Day 4 - Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)

      Travel across the Firth of Forth to St. Andrews to view the celebrated ancient university and the home of golf. Stop in Pitlochry, a charming village on the banks of the River Tummel. Explore the village or join an Optional Experience to visit Blair Castle, ancestral home to the Dukes of Atholl.

      Hotel

      Laggan Authentic Accomodation

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Laggan Authentic Accomodation

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Highland Farm Experience

      Visit a real Highland sheep farm and meet Neil the Shepherd and his border collies. He’ll show you how he uses different whistles to command each dog to carry out different tasks. You’ll also have the opportunity to try your hand at sheep shearing, feeding the pups and discover his training techniques. Weather permitting.

      Adult Price: £14.00

      Pitlochry. Visit Of Blair Castle

      Set in its own grounds against a backdrop of glorious scenery, you’ll visit the castle and find out more about the home of the Duke of Atholl – the only man in Britain to have a private army.

      Adult Price: £20.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion Day 5 - Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion

      This morning travel to the coast via the Glenfinnan Monument which was erected to commemorate where the 1745 Jacobite Rising began. Take a ferry over the sea to Skye from Mallaig to Armadale. Drive up the Sleat Peninsula and admire the spectacular scenery before stopping for time to have lunch. Cross over a road bridge to view scenic Eilean Donan Castle back on the mainland. Continue your journey past the lochs and glens of the Scottish Highlands including the famous Loch Ness before stopping to view Culloden battlefield. This site was where the final confrontation of the Jacobite rising of 1745 took place. Later return to your hotel in Laggan.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Scottish Highlands – Glencoe – Loch Lomond – Glasgow Day 6 - Scottish Highlands – Glencoe – Loch Lomond – Glasgow

      Stop at the Commando Memorial near Fort William for breathtaking views of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Continue south through Glencoe known as the 'Glen of the Weeping'. This afternoon your orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the Cathedral and magnificent George Square. Visit the Necropolis for a Cultural Insight into one of Europe's most important 19th century burial grounds.

      Hotel

      Double Tree by Hilton Strathclyde

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Double Tree by Hilton Strathclyde

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Glasgow City Evening

      You'll enjoy a chance to experience a night out in the city of Glasgow. Your Travel Director will take you for an evening of good food, a drink, and undoubtedly interesting conversation.

      Adult Price: £36.00

      Loch Lomond Boat Trip

      Discover the wild beauty of the 'Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond'. As we cruise across the loch, the skipper will share stories of the area and point out Rob Roy's cave as you relax and savour the stunning scenery.

      Adult Price: £15.00

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Glasgow – Lake District – Liverpool Day 7 - Glasgow – Lake District – Liverpool

      Cross the border into England and enjoy a special Be My Guest lunch at a working farm in the idyllic Cumbrian countryside. Learn about traditional farming methods and see the sheep, goats and cattle before enjoying lunch in the farmhouse. Later arrive in Grasmere where you view the grave of William Wordsworth. See England's largest lake, Windermere before travelling to Liverpool.

      Hotel

      Mercure Atlantic Tower

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Hotel

      Mercure Atlantic Tower

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Liverpool – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights) Day 8 - Liverpool – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights)

      In Chester see the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows' before travelling along the scenic North Wales coast to Holyhead. Cross the Irish Sea to Dublin, the Irish capital. This evening join your companions for a delicious Regional Meal at a local restaurant in Dublin.

      Hotel

      Ballsbridge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      Ballsbridge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Dublin Sightseeing Day 9 - Dublin Sightseeing

      This morning discover the city of Dublin see the famous sights including Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist, followed by a visit to Guinness Storehouse to find out about the famous brew and the Guinness family. Spend the rest of the day as you please. This evening consider joining an Optional Experience to an Irish cabaret.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dublin Dinner and Cabaret

      Enjoy an evening of fine food and non-stop fun as Ireland’s history unfolds in a cabaret of comedy, song and dance. The cast will have you tapping your toes and joining in the show, all in the spirit of Irish humour. And you’ll even be served an Irish coffee to round off your dinner.

      Adult Price: €71.00

      Experience the Ancient Monastic Site of Glendalough

      Enjoy a visit to one of the most important monastic sites in Europe, which dates back to the 6th century. Your Local Specialist will tell tales and show you around this sacred area, famous for its tranquil beauty amidst the rolling countryside of County Wicklow, the garden of Ireland.

      Adult Price: €20.00

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Dublin – Galway – Limerick Day 10 - Dublin – Galway – Limerick

      Travel to the West coast and the city of Galway. View Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square before continuing to Limerick.

      Hotel

      Greenhills

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Greenhills

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Bunratty Castle And Folk Park

      Come on a visit to the 15th-century Bunratty Castle and admire its fine furnishings, antiques and paintings. With your local specialist, you’ll experience an Ireland of the past, as you wander through the folk park with its thatched cottages and smoky turf fires. In the village, we'll have free time to explore the quaint shops and relax in the local tea room.

      Adult Price: €20.00

      Irish Ceilidh Evening

      Come along and experience the craic at a special ceilidh evening. Enjoy a drink and some local specialities, watch some traditional Irish dancing, and sing along to some familiar Irish melodies.

      Adult Price: €64.00

      Day 10

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      Limerick – Ring of Kerry – Cork Day 11 - Limerick – Ring of Kerry – Cork

      Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breathtaking beyond words. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel in the city of Cork.

      Hotel

      Maldron

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Maldron

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Cork – Blarney – Cobh – Waterford – Wexford Day 12 - Cork – Blarney – Cobh – Waterford – Wexford

      Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous stone to attain the 'gift of the gab'. Stop in picturesque Cobh for a walking tour with a Local Specialist. This was the final port of call for the Titanic on its fateful voyage. This afternoon visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your Cultural Insight tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom.

      Hotel

      Talbot

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Talbot

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 12

      Day 13

      Wexford – Cardiff Day 13 - Wexford – Cardiff

      Cross the Irish Sea 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.

      Hotel

      Jurys Inn/Park Inn City Centre

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Jurys Inn/Park Inn City Centre

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Cardiff Castle Tour

      You’ll explore this unique castle on a private tour and hear tales about the eclectic refurbishments. Done in the 1800s by architect William Burgess, his influences included Islamic art, Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tales and even Aesop's fables. You’ll also walk on the battlements and climb the 1,000-year-old Norman keep for superb views over Cardiff.

      Adult Price: £21.00

      Traditional Welsh Evening And Dinner

      Join us for a traditional Welsh country dinner. We'll take you to a 14th century thatched inn called The Blue Anchor. While you're eating and enjoying your drink, you'll be entertained with a performance from a Welsh harpist.

      Adult Price: £39.00

      Welsh Evening At Millennium Centre

      Enjoy an evening of Welsh music, culture and humour. The venue for the evening is the Welsh Millennium Centre, an iconic building in the fashionable Cardiff Bay area. After a warm reception, you'll enjoy a first-class meal of seasonal Welsh specialities, sourced and produced locally. Quality wine or soft drinks are included and the meal will be accompanied by our enchanting Welsh harpist. You'll then be entertained by the finest local musicians presenting the beautiful music of Wales.

      Adult Price: £54.00

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Cardiff – Bath – Glastonbury – Exeter (2 Nights) Day 14 - Cardiff – Bath – Glastonbury – Exeter (2 Nights)

      Drive east, over the Severn Estuary, to Bath. On arrival in the city, admire the Georgian buildings and visit the Roman Baths after which the city is named. Spend some time exploring before making your way to Glastonbury to visit the Abbey to see where King Arthur is believed to be buried. Later, we arrive in Exeter, the capital of Devon.

      Hotel

      Jurys Inn

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Jurys Inn

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Devonshire Village And Dinner

      We’ll drive to a beautiful village in Devon, where you’ll see cob walled houses with thatched roofs and the parish church, which dates back 1000 years. You’ll also savour a tasty pub dinner and meet the locals, in an 800-year-old village pub.

      Adult Price: £36.00

      Day 14

      Day 15

      Plymouth, Polperro and Dartmoor Excursion Day 15 - Plymouth, Polperro and Dartmoor Excursion

      Start your day with an orientation of Plymouth. View the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for the New World and see the Royal Citadel overlooking Plymouth Sound. Visit the fishing village of Polperro with its narrow streets and picturesque harbour. Enjoy a scenic drive through Dartmoor, famous for its rugged landscape and wild ponies. This evening join your companions and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Plymouth Harbour Cruise

      Relax on a boat trip round the harbour of one of England’s most famous seaports. As your skipper commentates, you’ll see the Mayflower steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for America, and ships sailed for Australia, New Zealand and Newfoundland and enjoy panoramic vistas of Plymouth Hoe. We’ll also enter the Royal Navy Dockyard where you’ll see some of the modern vessels of the Royal Navy.

      Adult Price: £15.00

      Day 15

      Day 16

      Exeter – Stonehenge – London Day 16 - Exeter – Stonehenge – London

      Travel across Salisbury Plain to visit the mystical ancient monoliths of Stonehenge. Travel back to London this afternoon, where your amazing holiday comes to an end.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      The Trafalgar Difference

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        Enjoy Highland hospitality at Laggan Hotel located within Cairngorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands

      • Be My Guest
        Meet Farmer John and his wife Christine and enjoy a few hours of Cumbria farm-life with a traditional lunch and some Highland cow company thrown in for good measure

      • Cultural Insights
        Visit the 37-acre Necropolis in Glasgow, one of Europe's most significant burial grounds and learn how delicate Irish crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Edinburgh, Dublin and Cobh

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        • City tour in Edinburgh and Dublin

        • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry and enjoy a scenic Cornish Excursion

        • Orientation of York, Glasgow, Chester, Galway, Cork, Cobh, Cardiff, Bath and Plymouth

        • See the Isle of Skye

        • View Eilean Donan Castle, the battlefield of Culloden, Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, York Minster, Galway Cathedral and the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail

        • Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Isle of Skye, Culloden, the Guinness Storehouse, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath, Glastonbury Abbey, the fishing village of Polperro, ruins and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge


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      Dining

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        • 6 dinners

        • 1 lunch
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        • 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)

        • Use of Trafalgar's London Reception Centre offering a range of services including tickets for day trips and local attractions

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended 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


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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        Service rating : Overall, a really good trip experience for Max & Jeannine Edge. Tour Director very knowledgable. Trip content was excellent. Some days in bus were a bit long and a bit late to have dinner. Some hotel or restaurant food either average or awful or not special, e.g. can have fruit

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        Service rating : Excellent Tour Director and overall program.Product : Most people, including us, thought that the travel hours were too long denying a look around after arrival at day's end. Even two night stays were shortened by late (ish) arrival at day 1. The Skye trip seemed a tad ordinary.

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        Service rating : I was not happy with selection of hotels provided. Not all of the hotels we stayed at were in the travel guide and were of an inferior qualityProduct : Some of the hotels we stayed at were not in the Travel guide and were of an inferior standard.The coach, tour director and

      • Trip:

        Service:

        Route, tour director, accommodations, etc were excellent. We feel we experienced as much as possible of the United Kingdom for the short amount of time we were there. We have already recommended Trafalgar to some friends. We would definitely consider traveling with Trafalgar again.

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        Service rating : The overall tour I rated as good. However there were many aspects that would warrant an excellent rating. I would recommend this tour to others once I knew of their requirements. The Trafalgar staff were wonderful but this type of tour may not be for everyone.Product : Definitely

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