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Majestic Britain & Ireland

Experience the best of Britain and Ireland over 22 incredible days. Visit history-rich Westminster Abbey and tour the Glenfiddich Distillery in Inverness.

22 Day
From (AUD)
$ 12,845
  • 2019 London > London

    The best of Britannia

    Enjoy a journey that encompasses the culture, history and tradition that has always made the British Isles such an object of fascination to visitors the world over.

    From the rugged Scottish Highlands to the serene splendour of England’s Lake District, there are few regions that have the same power to captivate and delight. Immerse yourself in England’s rich traditions, Scotland’s proud history and Ireland’s many pleasures – rolling hills, spectacular waterfalls and old crumbling ruins. Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque County Kerry and get ready to experience Ireland at its wildest during your visit to the Ring of Kerry. Continue your journey into the heart of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, and discover the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s incredible historical landmark and geographical wonder. While in Scotland you’ll have an opportunity to enjoy the wonders of Loch Lomond, the largest inland stretch of water in Great Britain. Finish your journey in England with visits to Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford and London.

    Tour Code:

    BAIL

    Duration:

    22 Days

    Departure City:

    London

    Return City:

    London

  • 22 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Welcome to London
      Highlights:
      Welcome reception

      Start your journey with a two night Special Stay.

    • Day 2 - London
      Highlights:
      Traditional pub dinner

      Take a guided tour of incredible London.

      Freechoice

      Ride the iconic London Eye or visit history-rich Westminster Abbey.

      This afternoon cruise the River Thames, from the Tower of London and Tower Bridge to historic Greenwich, where you’ll enjoy a welcome dinner at one of London’s most historic pubs.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 3 - London > Bath
      Highlights:
      Salisbury and Stonehenge

      Discover mythical Stonehenge, then continue to Salisbury and visit its majestic cathedral. Your day ends in beautiful Bath, with a two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Bath
      Highlights:
      Roman Baths

      Surrounded by stunning countryside, the city of Bath is teeming with impeccable Georgian architecture and historic charm. Discover Bath on a walking tour followed by a visit to the Roman Baths that were constructed in 70AD.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Bath > Waterford
      Highlights:
      Mystical Wales

      Journey through Wales, before crossing the Irish Sea to Waterford, where you’ll spend one night.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Waterford > Killarney
      Highlights:
      Blarney Castle

      Discover Blarney Castle where you may wish to kiss the famous stone to receive the gift of the gab. Continue travelling to Killarney for a two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Ring of Kerry
      Highlights:
      Ring of Kerry

      Today experience a journey to remember – the beautiful Ring of Kerry.

      Freechoice

      Enjoy a ride in a Jaunting car, a traditional horse and carriage, or visit historic Muckross House.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 8 - Killarney > Athlone
      Highlights:
      Cliffs of Moher

      Today explore Bunratty Folk Park, before driving along the spectacular coastline to the Cliffs of Moher. Arrive in Athlone for an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Athlone > Dublin
      Highlights:
      Irish dancing and dining

      Journey to Dublin, and spend two nights at one of Dublin’s iconic hotels. Tonight, visit an Irish pub for dinner, and be immersed in the local music and culture.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Dublin
      Highlights:
      Guinness experience

      Join your local guide and discover this fascinating city.

      Freechoice

      Tour Trinity College and access the astonishing Long Room and famous Book of Kells, or explore the Guinness Storehouse.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 11 - Dublin > Chester
      Highlights:
      Chester Cathedral

      Today catch the ferry to Wales, and visit Caernarfon’s majestic 13th century castle, then travel to Chester, one of Britain’s best preserved walled cities, where you’ll spend two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Chester
      Highlights:
      Victorian architecture

      Discover Chester on a guided walking tour, including a visit to Chester Cathedral.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 13 - Chester > Lake District
      Highlights:
      The Beatles story

      Depart for Liverpool and rediscover the 60s phenomenon that was the ‘Fab Four’ at the Beatles Story Museum. Then, journey to the picturesque Lake District.

      Freechoice

      Enjoy a cruise on Lake Windermere, or explore the World of Beatrix Potter.

      Tonight you’ll stay in the Lake District.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Lake District > Loch Lomond
      Highlights:
      Pristine natural beauty

      Travel past the border where Hadrian’s Wall once stood and through unspoilt scenery to Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow. Enjoy an orientation tour, before arriving at majestic Loch Lomond for your overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Loch Lomond > Inverness
      Highlights:
      Scottish Highlands

      Journey to mysterious Loch Ness and visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle, then head to Inverness for a two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 16 - Inverness
      Highlights:
      Enrich Glenfiddich distillery

      Discover Cawdor Castle and learn the importance of the ‘wee dram’ to the local economy, before visiting a traditional cooperage.

      Enrich

      Tour the historic Glenfiddich Distillery and sample one of the most celebrated whiskies in Scotland.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 17 - Inverness > Edinburgh
      Highlights:
      Enrich Falconry display
      Enrich

      Enjoy morning tea and a display of the ancient art of falconry, known as the ‘sport of kings’ which dates back almost 4,000 years.

      Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most iconic castles in the region, where you’ll enjoy a glass of champagne. Upon arrival in Edinburgh, check into your hotel for your two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Edinburgh
      Highlights:
      Royal Yacht Britannia

      Take an insightful city tour, then board the Royal Yacht Britannia, which served the Queen and her family from 1953 to 1997. The ship has been preserved in the state it was on the Queen’s last official voyage. Later, explore Edinburgh Castle, the iconic symbol of this beautiful 1,000 year-old city.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 19 - Edinburgh > York
      Highlights:
      Viking heritage

      Journey to York by train for an overnight stay, to learn about the city’s Roman and Viking heritage on a guided tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 20 - York > Stratford
      Highlights:
      William Shakespeare

      Visit Chatsworth House, the backdrop of the film ‘Pride and Prejudice’. Continue to Stratford-upon-Avon and discover the birthplace of Shakespeare before checking into your elegant hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Stratford > Oxford > London
      Highlights:
      Famous university town

      This morning, visit Oxford for a guided walking tour before travelling on to London for your overnight Special Stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 22 - London
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      Depart after breakfast. London is the end of your journey, but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

      Meals included: Breakfast