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Go behind the scenes on a grand exploration of Britain and Ireland, scale highlands and cross the seas.

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      • Your London Hotel: This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the Cumberland/Park Plaza Riverbank hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar.
      • Edinburgh Tattoo 03-25 August 2018: We’ve included Edinburgh Tattoo tickets when you’re in Edinburgh on departures 02 August, 03 August, 09 August and 16 August
      • JoinTrafalgar - Visit to the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum in Dublin, where an expert historian will reveal the cemetery’s importance to Irish history and explain how your visit helps fund its preservation.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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. 

      About this trip

      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.


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      Trip code: RIGT

      22 Nights

      accommodation

      29 Meals
      • 19 full breakfasts

      • 10 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Edinburgh, Dublin, Belfast, Londonderry/Derry

        • Scenic drives of the Ring of Kerry and on a Cornish Excursion

        • Orientation of York, Glasgow, Chester, Galway, Limerick, Cardiff, Bath, Plymouth and Salisbury

        • View York Minster, Culloden Battlefield, Eilean Donan Castle, the 18th hole at St. Andrews, the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth

        • Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, medieval Alnwick, Edinburgh Castle, Isle of Skye, Quarry Bank Mill, Giants Causeway, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath, and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 19 full breakfasts

        • 10 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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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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      Arrive London (2 Nights)

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      London Sightseeing

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      London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York – Leeds

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      Leeds – Alnwick – Edinburgh (2 Nights)

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      Edinburgh Sightseeing

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      Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands

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      Scottish Highlands – Culloden – Loch Ness – Isle of Skye

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      Isle of Skye – Glencoe – Glasgow

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      Glasgow – Gretna Green – Lake District

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      Lake District – Quarry Bank Mill – Liverpool

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      Liverpool – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights)

      Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland

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      Dublin Sightseeing

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      Dublin – Belfast

      Donegal Lighthouse, Co. Donegal, Ireland

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      Belfast – Giants Causeway – Londonderry – Donegal

      Galway Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland

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      Donegal – Galway

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      Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Limerick – Kenmare (2 Nights)

      Molls Gap, Co. Kerry, Ireland

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      Ring of Kerry Excursion

      Waterford Crystal, Co. Waterford, Ireland

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      Kenmare – Blarney – Waterford

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      Waterford – Cardiff

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      Cardiff – Bath – Plymouth (2 Nights)

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      Plymouth – Salisbury – Stonehenge – London

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      Depart London

      Day 1

      Arrive London (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive London (2 Nights)

      Welcome to London. Relax after your journey and look forward to your holiday of Great Britain and Ireland.

      Meals

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      London Sightseeing Day 2 - London Sightseeing

      Marvel at the amazing sights during your included half day guided sightseeing tour of London with a Local Specialist. See the sights including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament. Later, spend time exploring the city independently or go shopping in one of the famous London department stores.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 3

      London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York – Leeds Day 3 - London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York – Leeds

      The 'Bard of Avon' and his legacy take centre stage as we travel to Stratford-upon-Avon to view Anne Hathaway's picturesque thatched cottage and visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre before heading to York and Leeds, where we'll enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and get to know our Travel Director and travel companions.

      Hotel

      Jurys Inn

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Jurys Inn

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

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      Day 4

      Leeds – Alnwick – Edinburgh (2 Nights) Day 4 - Leeds – Alnwick – Edinburgh (2 Nights)

      We venture north to the medieval market town of Alnwick with its impressive castle and Tenantry Column, upon which the Percy Lion sits imposingly overlooking the town's beautiful gardens. Enjoy a scenic drive north to the enchanting capital of Edinburgh. During the Edinburgh Festival, tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle are included.

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Holiday Inn

      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: £38.00

      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

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      Day 5

      Edinburgh Sightseeing Day 5 - Edinburgh Sightseeing

      Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour including a visit to Edinburgh Castle, overlooking the town from Castle Rock. See the quaint Royal Mile, Palace of Holyroodhouse and new Scottish Parliament building.

      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. One of Scotland's most unusual 15th-century buildings, Rossyln is famed for its associations with the Knights Templar, the Masonic movement, and now 'The Da Vinci Code'.

      Adult Price: £18.00

      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: £60.00

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      Day 6

      Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands Day 6 - Edinburgh – St. Andrews – Pitlochry – Scottish Highlands

      We continue north to the historic town of St. Andrews, home to one of the oldest golf courses in the world. View the famous 18th green which the golfing greats have clamoured to play on for centuries, before heading to picturesque Pitlochry and our overnight stop in the Scottish Highlands.

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      Carrbridge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Carrbridge

      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 lambs 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, we'll discover the ancient home of the Dukes of Atholl, home to Europe's last remaining private army. Unique amongst Scottish castles, Blair has hosted royalty from Mary Queen of Scots to Queen Victoria.

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      Scottish Highlands – Culloden – Loch Ness – Isle of Skye Day 7 - Scottish Highlands – Culloden – Loch Ness – Isle of Skye

      View the site of the bloody Battle of Culloden, where Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army of Jacobites were defeated in 1746. Then meander through the scenic Scottish Highlands along the banks of Loch Ness in search of Nessie. We'll view the 13th century Eilean Donan Castle where three lochs meet before travelling to the Isle of Skye where we dine in our hotel tonight.  

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      Kings Arms Kyleakin

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Kings Arms Kyleakin

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Isle Of Skye Drive

      An opportunity to travel around the Isle of Skye with your Local Specialist. You’ll hear about the way of life on this remote inner Hebridean Island and discover its stories and legends.

      Adult Price: £13.50

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      Isle of Skye – Glencoe – Glasgow Day 8 - Isle of Skye – Glencoe – Glasgow

      Journey past the site of the tragic 1692 massacre at Glencoe, known as the 'Glen of the Weeping' before heading to the Scottish cultural capital, Glasgow, where our orientation tour includes views of the Cathedral and the magnificent George Square, lined with statues of Great Britain's most celebrated sons. This evening, we enjoy a delicious Regional Meal at a local restaurant.

      Hotel

      Hilton Garden Inn

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      Hilton Garden Inn

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Optional Experiences

      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

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      Day 9

      Glasgow – Gretna Green – Lake District Day 9 - Glasgow – Gretna Green – Lake District

      The runaway wedding capital of Gretna Green is our first stop today. See where eloping couples would make their vows over the Marriage Anvil before crossing the border and arriving in Grasmere, where famous Romantic poet William Wordsworth wrote his famous 'Daffodils' poem. See Lake Windermere, England's largest lake, before arriving at your hotel. 

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      Lancaster House/Hallmark Carlisle

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Lancaster House/Hallmark Carlisle

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Private Cruise On Lake Windermere

      Enjoy an exclusive cruise on a private boat on England's most beautiful and largest lake, taking in the northern coastline, beautiful houses, gardens and Wray Castle. You’ll see deserted islands, boats and birdlife as you explore the area loved by Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.

      Adult Price: £17.00

      Windermere Cruise And Steam Train Ride

      A chance to view the glorious scenery of the Lake District as we cruise across England’s largest lake. Then step back in time as we board the steam train for a short journey from Lakeside to Haverthwaite.

      Adult Price: £19.00

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      Lake District – Quarry Bank Mill – Liverpool Day 10 - Lake District – Quarry Bank Mill – Liverpool

      This morning we visit Quarry Bank Mill, a National Trust property that will give us a Cultural Insight into life during the Industrial Revolution. We travel to the haunt of the 'Fab Four' and our home for the night, the edgy city of Liverpool. 

      Hotel

      Mercure Atlantic Tower

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Mercure Atlantic Tower

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Famous Sights and the Fab Four

      Come along on a guided tour of Liverpool. From its glorious maritime past to its famous cultural present, you’ll discover the two magnificently different cathedrals, see Mathew Street, birthplace of The Beatles, and admire the Mersey Sound.

      Adult Price: £16.50

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      Liverpool – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights) Day 11 - Liverpool – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights)

      Travel to the ancient town of Chester where your orientation tour will take you past its Roman walls and famous Tudor 'Rows'. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the life of the local Town Crier before travelling along the scenic North Wales Coast to the island of Anglesey en route to Holyhead. Cross the Irish Sea to Dublin, the charismatic Irish capital.

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      Mespil/Ballsbridge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Mespil/Ballsbridge

      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

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      Dublin Sightseeing Day 12 - Dublin Sightseeing

      See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. Then enjoy a Cultural Insight at the Guinness Brewery for a tour and tasting technique demonstration. The rest of the day is yours to explore the Irish capital. Amble along Grafton Street with its colourful performers or head to Temple Bar for another pint of 'the Black Stuff'. Tonight consider an Optional Experience to enjoy the rousing sounds and warm hospitality of a traditional Irish Cabaret performance.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner in Dublin City

      Come to one of Dublin's most locally-loved restaurant-pubs. You'll enjoy dinner and charming hospitality that this part of the world is renowned for.

      Adult Price: €45.00

      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: €24.00

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      Day 13

      Dublin – Belfast Day 13 - Dublin – Belfast

      This morning cross the border to Northern Ireland. We meet our Local Specialist 'Cabbie' who will take us on a journey through the recent history of Belfast in their Black Cab. Spend the rest of the day at leisure perhaps exploring the Titanic Quarter to learn more about this ill-fated ship.

      Hotel

      Park Inn By Radisson

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Park Inn By Radisson

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Enjoy Dinner and Drinks in Belfast

      Join us for an evening of drinks, good food and true Irish hospitality at one of our favourite local restaurants. One drink included.

      Adult Price: £42.00

      Belfast Walk with Fish and Chips

      What better way to soak up the atmosphere of this lively city than to join a local specialist for a stroll through its hidden side streets? We'll have an included drink in a historic pub and continue to a local restaurant for a quintessentially traditional meal; fish and chips.

      Adult Price: £39.00

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      Belfast – Giants Causeway – Londonderry – Donegal Day 14 - Belfast – Giants Causeway – Londonderry – Donegal

      This morning, visit Giants Causeway, an area of about 40,000 interlocking ballast columns, a UNESCO World Heritage site in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and one of the most iconic natural wonders in the United Kingdom. In Londonderry, walk along the 17th century walls with your Local Specialist and see the streets and murals of the Bogside. Known as the People's Gallery, the murals depict the history of the 'Troubles'. Later arrive in Donegal where you dine at your hotel.

      Hotel

      Ballina

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      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Ballina

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      • Dinner

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      Donegal – Galway Day 15 - Donegal – Galway

      Before departing Donegal, view the castle that was once the stronghold of the O'Donnell clan. We view the grave of W. B Yeats in Drumcliffe before continuing through Sligo and Galway to see the stone Cathedral that was built on the site of an old prison, and stroll around Eyre Square with its tribute to John F. Kennedy.

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      Connacht

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Connacht

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      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Limerick – Kenmare (2 Nights) Day 16 - Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Limerick – Kenmare (2 Nights)

      We'll visit the dramatic Cliffs of Moher before travelling to Limerick to view St. Mary's Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and King John's Castle, the tallest spire in Ireland. Our drive continues through picturesque Adare, one of Ireland's prettiest villages, before arriving in colourful Kenmare, our home for the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Kenmare Bay

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Kenmare Bay

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Beara Peninsula Dinner

      Join us for a scenic drive along Kenmare Bay. Later, we've booked a table at one of our favourite local restaurants, where you'll be served a drink and a delicious meal of Irish seafood specialities.

      Adult Price: €49.00

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      Day 17

      Ring of Kerry Excursion Day 17 - Ring of Kerry Excursion

      Ireland's enduring natural beauty is our welcome companion today as we circle the enchanting Ring of Kerry, past the fishing village of Waterville, Black Valley and Moll's Gap.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Experience a Jaunting Cart Ride

      Enjoy a traditional pony and trap ride through the beautiful Bourn-Vincent National Park. During your journey, your Local Specialist will share fascinating anecdotes about the area and Ireland.

      Adult Price: €21.00

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      Kenmare – Blarney – Waterford Day 18 - Kenmare – Blarney – Waterford

      In pursuit of the 'gift of the gab', we kiss the Blarney Stone, before continuing to the House of Waterford Crystal where we will enjoy a fascinating Cultural Insight demonstration with master craftsmen.

      Hotel

      Fitzwilton

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Fitzwilton

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Waterford – Cardiff Day 19 - Waterford – Cardiff

      Cross the Irish Sea to Wales and continue your journey through beautiful countryside and arrive in its capital. Explore Cardiff's iconic sights - the Millennium Stadium, Millennium Centre and Victorian fantasy Cardiff Castle at its heart.

      Hotel

      Park Inn by Radisson

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Park Inn by Radisson

      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 900-year-old Norman keep for superb views over Cardiff.

      Adult Price: £21.00

      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 singers presenting the beautiful music of Wales.

      Adult Price: £54.00

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      Cardiff – Bath – Plymouth (2 Nights) Day 20 - Cardiff – Bath – Plymouth (2 Nights)

      Arriving in Bath, we admire the city's elegant Georgian façades and ancient Roman Baths from which it derives its name before meandering to Plymouth, our home for the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Copthorne

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Copthorne

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      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: £41.00

      Dartmoor Excursion And Dinner

      A scenic drive across the mysterious moors takes us to the capital of the moors, Princetown. Here you’ll see the infamous prison before driving to a lovely old Inn for a drink and a delicious home-cooked dinner, followed by stories and legends about the area.

      Adult Price: £35.00

      Forgotten Cornwall And Dinner

      Join us as we catch a ferry across the River Tamar to Cornwall and the village of Cremyll. Tonight you’ll enjoy dinner at an old Cornish inn, the Edgcumbe Arms, with a main course from the Carvery. Afterwards we’ll take a drive along the beautiful coast known as 'Rame Head', where you’ll enjoy stunning views.

      Adult Price: £35.00

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      Cornish Excursion Day 21 - Cornish Excursion

      Enjoy an orientation tour and see the Royal Citadel and Mayflower Steps where brave pilgrims embarked on their epic voyage to the New World centuries ago. Follow the Cornish peninsula to the artists' retreat of St. Ives and view St. Michael's Mount with its 17th hilltop century castle overlooking the stunning Cornish scenery. Tonight, join your fellow companions and Travel Director for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at a Cornish farm.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      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 21

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      Plymouth – Salisbury – Stonehenge – London Day 22 - Plymouth – Salisbury – Stonehenge – London

      The mystical ancient monoliths at Stonehenge are our first stop. Ponder their myths that remain largely unsolved before travelling to London where your amazing holiday comes to an end.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 23

      Depart London Day 23 - Depart London

      Say goodbye to your fellow travellers as you leave London and return home with special memories.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 23

      Available Departures

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        Receive a warm welcome at a picturesque farmstead and indulge in hearty Cornish cuisine

      • Cultural Insights
        Learn how delicate Irish crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal during a workshop tour. Visit the Guinness Brewery for a Storehouse tour into what makes the perfect pint and enjoy one. Meet the official Town Crier of Chester and hear about his traditional role dating back to medieval times. And visit Quarry Bank Mill in Cheshire to learn how communities lived during the Industrial Revolution

      • Hidden Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        Experience Belfast from the comfort of your dedicated Black Cab with expert 'Cabbie' commentary. For included sightseeing in Londonderry/Derry, Dublin and Edinburgh

      • Make A Difference
        JoinTrafalgar - Visit to the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum in Dublin, where an expert historian will reveal the cemetery's importance to Irish history and explain how your visit helps fund its preservation.

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Edinburgh, Dublin, Belfast, Londonderry/Derry

        • Scenic drives of the Ring of Kerry and on a Cornish Excursion

        • Orientation of York, Glasgow, Chester, Galway, Limerick, Cardiff, Bath, Plymouth and Salisbury

        • View York Minster, Culloden Battlefield, Eilean Donan Castle, the 18th hole at St. Andrews, the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth

        • Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, medieval Alnwick, Edinburgh Castle, Isle of Skye, Quarry Bank Mill, Giants Causeway, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, Waterford Crystal Showroom, the Roman Baths in Bath, and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 19 full breakfasts

        • 10 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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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


      Why Trafalgar?

      The Trafalgar Experience

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      Enjoy

      Enjoy the wonder of travel, crisscrossing the globe through the seasons. On effortless adventures in breathtaking new horizons, forge lifelong friendships and memories. Our lovingly crafted itineraries are a fascinating mosaic of cultures, flavours, festivals and local stories. We’re with you all the way, guiding you and ensuring you experience the real thing: the sheer love of travel, entirely hassle-free.


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      Love... Travel

      "Is simply the best way to position what our guests love to experience and what we love to deliver" - Gavin Tollman CEO


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      Meet

      Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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      Taste

      Travelling with your tastebuds, treating them to new flavours, spices and textures along the way. From the very first breakfast to the last nightcap, travelling through Europe indulges your palate, with every meal an opportunity to discover regional fare. Savour each new flavour, try the local tipple and take home fresh culinary inspiration. Let us share our love for food and hospitality with you.


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      Unwind

      Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


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