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English and Irish Faith

11 Days 2 Countries 8 Cities

Delve into tales of tradition, ancient folklore and miracles, from the halls of Westminster to the haunts of St. Patrick.

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      15 Days 1 Country 9 Cities

      Iconic Rockies With Western Canada

      Departure date

      London, UK

      Return date

      Dublin, Ireland

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      i Flights available

      Early payment discount

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          • 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. 

          About this trip

          Delve into tales of tradition, ancient folklore and miracles, from the halls of Westminster to the haunts of St. Patrick. See the Mother Seats of the Catholic and Anglican faiths in England, celebrate Celtic heritage and roam the windswept landscapes that pilgrims have traversed for centuries.


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          Trip code: CF0018GL

          10 Nights

          accommodation

          14 Meals
          • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

          • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

          On-trip Transport

          All transport shown.

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          Highlights

          What's Included

          Sightseeing Highlights

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            • City tour in London, Dublin

            • Scenic drive to admire the Atlantic ocean along the Cliffs of Moher and the inspiring landscape of the Ring of Kerry

            • Visit Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral in London, St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, the monastic settlement in Clonmacnoise, the Basilica and Folk Museum in Knock, the Croagh Patrick Visitors Centre in Murrisk, the Abbey home to the Benedictine nuns in Kylemore, a marble factory in Connemara and the medieval settlement of Cashel


          What's Included

          Dining

            • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

            • 4 dinners
              (including 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

            • 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

            • VIP entry to many sights


            Airport Transfers

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


           

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          Day 1

          Arrive London (3 Nights)

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          London Sightseeing and Free Time

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          Day 3

          London – Excursion to Canterbury

          St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland

          Day 4

          London – Dublin

          Galway Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland

          Day 5

          Dublin – Clonmacnoise – Galway (3 Nights)

          Knock Shrine, Co. Mayo, Ireland

          Day 6

          Galway – Excursion to Knock

          Kylemore Abbey, Co. Galway, Ireland

          Day 7

          Galway – Excursion to Kylemore Abbey and Connemara

          Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare, Ireland

          Day 8

          Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Tralee (2 Nights)

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          Day 9

          Tralee – Ring of Kerry Excursion

          Rock of Cashel, Ireland

          Day 10

          Tralee – Cashel – Dublin

          Dublin, Ireland

          Day 11

          Depart Dublin

          Day 1

          Arrive London (3 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive London (3 Nights)

          Welcome to London. Check-in this afternoon and enjoy an orientation drive through this fascinating city. Meet your Travel Director and companions later for a Welcome Reception

          Hotel

          Copthorne Chelsea

          Meals

          • Welcome Reception

          Hotel

          Copthorne Chelsea

          Meals

          • Welcome Reception

          Day 1

          Day 2

          London Sightseeing and Free Time Day 2 - London Sightseeing and Free Time

          This morning after a leisurely start, your Local Specialist takes you on an included morning sightseeing tour featuring Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Whitehall, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Visit Westminster Abbey, originally built by Edward the Confessor in 1050, where the monarchs of England have been coronated since 1066 and 17 monarchs have been laid to rest. The Abbey is steeped in more than a thousand years of history. Benedictine monks first came to the site in the middle of the tenth century and established a daily worship tradition which continues to this day. Finally we visit Westminster Cathedral, the Mother Church for Roman Catholics in England which is modelled on a Byzantine basilica. This afternoon we visit the Tower of London where the Crown Jewels are kept and home to Sir Thomas Moore's room where he was confined for refusing to accept the king as the Head of the Church. We'll also see Tower Hill where he was beheaded.

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

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          Day 3

          London – Excursion to Canterbury Day 3 - London – Excursion to Canterbury

          We journey into the Garden of Kent to visit Canterbury. Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Cathedral was first founded in 597AD by St. Augustine. The Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered here in 1170. After his murder, several miracles occurred and he was proclaimed a saint in 1173. After your visit we have some time in Canterbury, to perhaps attend evensong before returning to London.

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Day 3

          Day 4

          London – Dublin Day 4 - London – Dublin

          We transfer to the airport for our flight to Dublin. On arrival in Dublin meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the "Fair City". See Georgian Squares and Trinity College - home of the Book of Kells. Visit St Patrick's Cathedral - built in honour of Ireland's patron saint. Founded in 1191, it has been the country's national cathedral since 1870. During our visit, we will have an opportunity to attend an evensong.

          Hotel

          Ballsbridge/Maldron Kevin Street

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast
          • Dinner

          Hotel

          Ballsbridge/Maldron Kevin Street

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast
          • Dinner

          Day 4

          Day 5

          Dublin – Clonmacnoise – Galway (3 Nights) Day 5 - Dublin – Clonmacnoise – Galway (3 Nights)

          Leave Dublin and journey across the rolling pastures of Ireland's heartland to visit Clonmacnoise. This monastic settlement was founded in 545 AD by St. Ciaran and is set on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. See elaborate high Celtic crosses decorated with biblical scenes. Walk around the many church ruins and two round towers. Drive to Galway and join your Travel Director on a gentle walk through the city centre before checking into your hotel. Enjoy free time to browse around on your own before dining in your hotel.

          Hotel

          Maldron Oranmore

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast
          • Dinner

          Hotel

          Maldron Oranmore

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast
          • Dinner

          Day 5

          Day 6

          Galway – Excursion to Knock Day 6 - Galway – Excursion to Knock

          Knock, visited each year by more than 1.5 million pilgrims, has been a major pilgrimage site since 1879. On the evening of 21st August 1879, fifteen townsfolk witnessed apparitions that included Our Lady, St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist, at the gable wall of the Parish Church. Visit the Shrine at Knock, the Basilica, the Apparition Chapel, the Parish Church and the Folk Museum. We also attend Mass during our visit, with time for quiet reflection before returning to Galway.

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Day 6

          Day 7

          Galway – Excursion to Kylemore Abbey and Connemara Day 7 - Galway – Excursion to Kylemore Abbey and Connemara

          This morning, we visit Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre at the foot of the holiest mountain in Ireland. It was in 441AD on the summit that St. Patrick fasted for 40 days. A scenic drive takes us to Kylemore Abbey, a magnificent castle structure built as a family home and now inhabited by a group of Benedictine nuns. The extensive walled Victoria garden is a delight to the senses. On our return to Galway, we visit Connemara Marble Factory, where you will enjoy a Cultural Insight into how the vivid green-coloured stone has been crafted into jewellery and figurines for generations.

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Day 7

          Day 8

          Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Tralee (2 Nights) Day 8 - Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Tralee (2 Nights)

          A scenic drive takes us across The Burren where we stop at Poulnabrone Dolmen, a portal tomb which dates back to the Neolothic Period. Gaze over the Atlantic Ocean during your visit to the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher. This evening, we stay in Tralee for two nights.

          Hotel

          Manor West/The Rose

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Hotel

          Manor West/The Rose

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Day 8

          Day 9

          Tralee – Ring of Kerry Excursion Day 9 - Tralee – Ring of Kerry Excursion

          Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in the whole of Ireland and is truly a photographer's delight. We will also see Daniel O'Connell's Cahersiveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll's Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is breathtaking beyond words.

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Day 9

          Day 10

          Tralee – Cashel – Dublin Day 10 - Tralee – Cashel – Dublin

          On our way back to Dublin, we stop to visit the spectacular Rock of Cashel, dominating the flat countryside for miles. Join your companions and Travel Director this evening for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, before continuing to your Dublin hotel.

          Hotel

          Clayton Leopardstown

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast
          • Be My Guest Dining

          Hotel

          Clayton Leopardstown

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast
          • Be My Guest Dining

          Day 10

          Day 11

          Depart Dublin Day 11 - Depart Dublin

          Say goodbye to your companions after a memorable pilgrimage. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Meals

          • Buffet Breakfast

          Day 11

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            Traditional Irish fare with an Italian twist is served up at Glenaely Farmhouse near Dublin with the charming Fulvio family on hand to share their story

          • Cultural Insights
            Visit a Connemara Marble factory to see how this vivid green-coloured stone has been crafted into jewellery and figurines for generations

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          • Local Specialists
            For included sightseeing in London and Dublin

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          What's Included

          Sightseeing Highlights

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            • City tour in London, Dublin

            • Scenic drive to admire the Atlantic ocean along the Cliffs of Moher and the inspiring landscape of the Ring of Kerry

            • Visit Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral in London, St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, the monastic settlement in Clonmacnoise, the Basilica and Folk Museum in Knock, the Croagh Patrick Visitors Centre in Murrisk, the Abbey home to the Benedictine nuns in Kylemore, a marble factory in Connemara and the medieval settlement of Cashel


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          Dining

            • 10 hot buffet breakfasts

            • 4 dinners
              (including Be My Guest)


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          What's Included

          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

            • 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

            • VIP entry to many sights


            Airport Transfers

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


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