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14 Days 1 Country 9 Cities

This Country Explorer trip uncovers Stonehenge, Bath, the Lake District and Scottish Highlands.

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      • Unused London Accommodation: Should you choose not to use the included nights in London, we give you the option to remove these at the time of booking and offer a reduction for this.
      • Edinburgh Tattoo 2-24 August 2019: We've included Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh on departures 25 July, 29 July, 01 August, 05 August, 08 August, 12 August and 15 August 2019.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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.
      • Double-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia 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 traveling as part of a family group. 
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      About this trip

      Travel to the Scottish Highlands, exploring rugged Dartmoor, the idyllic Lake District and Tudor Chester. Take a ferry to the Isle of Skye and contemplate battles fought on Culloden.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: BBOB

      13 Nights

      accommodation

      19 Meals
      • 13 full breakfasts

      • 1 lunch (including Be My Guest)

      • 5 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

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        • City tour in London, Liverpool and Edinburgh

        • ORIENTATION of Bath, Plymouth, Cardiff, Chester, Glasgow and York

        • VISIT the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, Polperro, Buckfast Abbey, Glastonbury Abbey, the town of Ludlow, the Isle of Skye, Culloden, Edinburgh Castle, Alnwick and Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

        • VIEW Eilean Donan Castle, Alnwick Castle used as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films, York Minster and Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage

        • SEE Dartmoor, the Lake District, Ben Nevis and Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands, the Isle of Skye and the 18th green at St. Andrews


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch
          (including Be My Guest)

        • 5 dinners


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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)

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and a professional 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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      Arrive London (2 Nights)

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      London Sightseeing and Free Time

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      London – Stonehenge – Bath – Exeter (2 Nights)

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      Exeter – Excursion to Plymouth, Polperro, Dartmoor and Buckfast Abbey

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      Exeter – Glastonbury – Cardiff

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      Cardiff – Ludlow – Chester – Liverpool

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      Liverpool – Lake District – Glasgow

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      Glasgow – Glencoe – Fort William – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)

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      Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion

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

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      Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time

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      Edinburgh – Alnwick – York

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      York – Stratford-upon-Avon – London

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      Depart London

      Day 1

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

      London's vibrant city streets are your launch pad to an epic journey through the iconic sights of Britain. Embrace the pomp and ceremony of this multi-cultural capital, exploring the treasures of its former Empire in museums, rambling through its picturesque Royal Parks or admiring the ancient façades that line its grand boulevards and hidden lanes.

      Hotel

      Park Plaza Riverbank

      Meals

      Hotel

      Park Plaza Riverbank

      Meals

      Day 1

      Day 2

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

      Join a Local Specialist today for a tour of the city's iconic sights. See Big Ben and the imposing Houses of Parliament on the banks of the Thames, then Buckingham Palace, the official UK residence of the UK's sovereigns since the mid-19th century. The rest of the day is yours to explore London - an effortless mix of centuries-old heritage and modern sophistication.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 2

      Day 3

      London – Stonehenge – Bath – Exeter (2 Nights) Day 3 - London – Stonehenge – Bath – Exeter (2 Nights)

      Meet your Travel Director and commence your journey through the rolling green and golden landscapes of rural Wiltshire to Salisbury Plain. We tread in the footsteps of druids and pagans at Stonehenge, before travelling to UNESCO-listed Bath with its elegant Georgian façades and the centuries-old Roman Baths. Our home for the next two nights is the historic cathedral city of Exeter, where we will enjoy a memorable Welcome Reception this evening at our hotel.

      Hotel

      Mercure Southgate

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Mercure Southgate

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Welcome Reception

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Exeter – Excursion to Plymouth, Polperro, Dartmoor and Buckfast Abbey Day 4 - Exeter – Excursion to Plymouth, Polperro, Dartmoor and Buckfast Abbey

      Our first stop today is in the ancient port city of Plymouth, where we'll delve into the history of the brave Pilgrim Fathers who set sail for an unknown New World from its shores. See the Royal Citadel overlooking Plymouth Sound and consider an optional cruise around the dramatic coastline. We take a step back in time at our next stop, the fishing village and artists' retreat of Polperro. Continuing along the brooding moorland of Dartmoor, we arrive at Buckfast Abbey, where we'll 'Dive Into Culture' and gain insights into how Benedictine monks have lived and prayed for over 1,000 years.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      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 over 700 years. You’ll also savour a tasty pub dinner and meet the locals, in an 700-year-old village pub.

      Adult Price: £37.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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 monument, 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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Exeter – Glastonbury – Cardiff Day 5 - Exeter – Glastonbury – Cardiff

      Enjoy a scenic drive through the pretty Devon and Somerset countryside to mystical Glastonbury, where we'll visit the ruined Abbey, said to be the final resting place of King Arthur. Later, we 'Connect With Locals', joining the Dyer family on their 15th-century dairy farm in Somerset for a Be My Guest lunch. We journey to Cardiff, the capital of Wales, where we'll explore the proud heritage of the Welsh and modern icons, including the Principality Stadium during an orientation tour.

      Hotel

      Park Inn City Centre

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Hotel

      Park Inn City Centre

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Lunch

      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:
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Cardiff – Ludlow – Chester – Liverpool Day 6 - Cardiff – Ludlow – Chester – Liverpool

      Tudor history is explored this morning as we visit the historic towns of Ludlow and Chester with their characteristic black and white half-timbered buildings. Join your Travel Director for an orientation walk past these famous Tudor Rows and enjoy views of Chester's medieval city walls and red sandstone Cathedral. The haunt of the 'Fab Four' is our final stop today. Join a Local Specialist to gain insight into Liverpool's Beatles' history and enjoy a free evening in one of Britain's edgiest cities.

      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 over 700 years. You’ll also savour a tasty pub dinner and meet the locals, in an 700-year-old village pub.

      Adult Price: £37.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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 monument, 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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 6

      Day 7

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

      Rolling Lancashire pastures give way to the soul-stirring Lake District, whose beautiful scenery has inspired poets and writers for centuries. We travel along the shores of Lake Windermere, through countryside made famous by the poet William Wordsworth. Stop in Gretna Green, where many an eloping couple has tied the knot. We arrive in Glasgow later for an orientation tour, including views of the Cathedral, magnificent George Square and the Clyde River, the former heart of the shipbuilding industry. Warm Scottish hospitality and hearty flavours are ours to enjoy this evening during a Regional Meal in a local restaurant.

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza/Holiday Inn City Centre Theatreland

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Hotel

      Crowne Plaza/Holiday Inn City Centre Theatreland

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 7

      Day 8

      Glasgow – Glencoe – Fort William – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights) Day 8 - Glasgow – Glencoe – Fort William – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)

      Journey along Loch Lomond, whose bonnie banks were immortalised in the well-known Scottish song. We arrive in Glencoe and remember the MacDonald clansmen who died tragically in the 1692 massacre which led this place to be called the 'Glen of the Weeping'. At the World War II Commando Memorial near Fort William, we admire views of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Tonight, we stay at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - Laggan Gaskmore Hotel, located within Cairngorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands.

      Hotel

      Laggan Gaskmore/Carrbridge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Laggan Gaskmore/Carrbridge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 8

      Day 9

      Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion Day 9 - Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion

      We travel to the coast this morning, boarding a ferry over the sea to the Isle of Skye. Against the backdrop of violet-hued, heather-clad mountains, we stop at the ancient settlement of Kyleakin. Later, we cross the road bridge to view scenic Eilean Donan Castle on the mainland. Travel through the Scottish Highlands past its picturesque lochs and glens, keeping your camera at the ready to capture 'Nessie' if you can. Pass Culloden battlefield on the way back to your Highland hotel.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Scottish Highlands – Pitlochry – St. Andrews – Edinburgh (2 Nights) Day 10 - Scottish Highlands – Pitlochry – St. Andrews – Edinburgh (2 Nights)

      Heading back to the lowlands of Scotland, we stop in Pitlochry before heading to the historic home of golf, St. Andrews. Here, the first games were played during the 1400s. See its famous 18th hole before crossing the Firth of Forth to Scotland's enchanting capital, Edinburgh. During the Edinburgh Festival, enjoy rousing performances with included tickets for the Edinburgh Tattoo in the magical setting of Edinburgh Castle's grounds.

      Hotel

      Leonardo Royal Haymarket/Holiday Inn

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Leonardo Royal Haymarket/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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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.

      Adult Price: £20.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time Day 11 - Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time

      Ramble up the Royal Mile today and see the iconic sights of one of Britain's most enchanting cities. The elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse, in the shadow of Arthur's Seat, and the Scottish Parliament feature on your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched atop Castle Rock overlooking the city. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town and amble through the hidden passages of the Old Town before enjoying an evening at leisure. Consider an Optional Experience including traditional song, dance and Scottish fare.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner And Drive To Historic Torphichen

      Enjoy a scenic drive to the ancient village of Torphichen, associated with Scottish kings and Knights Hospitaller. At the haunted Torphichen Inn your arrival will be toasted by our convivial host before enjoying an excellent dinner of local specialties and entertainment.

      Adult Price: £46.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 11

      Day 12

      Edinburgh – Alnwick – York Day 12 - Edinburgh – Alnwick – York

      We travel to the medieval market town of Alnwick this morning, where we'll see the impressive castle home to the Duke of Northumberland and the Tenantry Column, upon which the Percy Lion sits and surveys the town. Journey through Northumberland, across the Tyne at Newcastle and to the cathedral city of York. We'll embark an orientation walk past its cobblestone Shambles and see the inspiring Minster with its 'heart of Yorkshire' before joining our newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner.

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Hotel

      Novotel Centre

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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.

      Adult Price: £20.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 12

      Day 13

      York – Stratford-upon-Avon – London Day 13 - York – Stratford-upon-Avon – London

      Shakespeare's legacy and life are celebrated in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, which we will have an opportunity to visit today on our return to London. See Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage and visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre. Later, we travel back to London for our final night at leisure.

      Hotel

      Park Plaza Riverbank

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Park Plaza Riverbank

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Dinner And Drive To Historic Torphichen

      Enjoy a scenic drive to the ancient village of Torphichen, associated with Scottish kings and Knights Hospitaller. At the haunted Torphichen Inn your arrival will be toasted by our convivial host before enjoying an excellent dinner of local specialties and entertainment.

      Adult Price: £46.00
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      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
      (Price is subject to change)

      Day 13

      Day 14

      Depart London Day 14 - Depart London

      Say a fond farewell to London and your newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable journey.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 14

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-us/tours/best-of-britain for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Connect with Locals
        Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch with the Dyer family on their 15th-century dairy farm in Somerset complete with home-made ice-cream. (Day 5)

      • Stays with Stories
        Enjoy Highland hospitality at Laggan Gaskmore Hotel located within Cairngorm National Park in the Scottish Highlands. (Day 8)

      • Dive into Culture
        Visit Buckfast Abbey, a Benedictine monastery built on the site where monks have lived and prayed for over 1,000 years. (Day 4)

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in London, Liverpool and Edinburgh

      Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in London, Liverpool and Edinburgh

        • ORIENTATION of Bath, Plymouth, Cardiff, Chester, Glasgow and York

        • VISIT the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, Polperro, Buckfast Abbey, Glastonbury Abbey, the town of Ludlow, the Isle of Skye, Culloden, Edinburgh Castle, Alnwick and Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

        • VIEW Eilean Donan Castle, Alnwick Castle used as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films, York Minster and Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage

        • SEE Dartmoor, the Lake District, Ben Nevis and Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands, the Isle of Skye and the 18th green at St. Andrews


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 13 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch
          (including Be My Guest)

        • 5 dinners


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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 (such as rail journeys)

        • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host at your London hotel

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and a professional 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


      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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      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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      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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      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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