Wonders of Britain & Ireland

Experience Britain & Ireland on a 18 day journey. Explore Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland. See the stunning Cliffs of Moher.

18 Day
From (AUD)
$ 10,695
  • 2019 London > Dublin

    The best of Britannia

    Enjoy a journey that encompasses all the culture, history and tradition that has always made the British Isles such an object of fascination to visitors the world over. Embrace the best of an extraordinary region on this 18 day itinerary.

    Royal traditions, castles and cathedrals, ‘olde’ pubs, rolling green hills and the luck of the Irish. There is lots to love about Britain and Ireland. A wealth of history, sacred sites, legend and tradition await on this unique journey.

    Tour Code:

    OELD

    Duration:

    18 Days

    Departure City:

    London

    Return City:

    Dublin

  • 18 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Welcome to London

      Start your journey with a two night Special Stay in London.

    • Day 2 - London

      Take a guided tour of incredible London.

      Freechoice

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

      Enrich

      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

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Bath > Bristol > Bath

      Discover Bath on an open top bus tour, followed by a visit to the Roman Baths. Then travel to Bristol, and visit the SS Great Britain, which spent its life transporting emigrants to America and Australia.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 5 - Bath > Oxford > Stratford

      This morning, visit Oxford for a guided walking tour, then continue to Stratford-upon-Avon and discover the birthplace of Shakespeare before checking into your elegant hotel.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Stratford > York

      Today visit Chatsworth House, the backdrop of the film Pride and Prejudice. Continue to York and learn about the city’s Roman and Viking heritage on a guided tour. Enjoy an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 7 - York > Edinburgh

      Journey by train to Edinburgh and take an insightful city tour. Edinburgh is your home for the next two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Edinburgh:

      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.

      Enrich

      Enjoy a guided tour of Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland, where you’ll get to enjoy a glass of champagne.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 9 - Edinburgh > Loch Lomond

      Travel to majestic Loch Lomond for your overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Loch Lomond > Lake District
      Freechoice

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

      Stay overnight in the Lake District.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Lake District > Liverpool > Chester

      Depart for Liverpool and rediscover the 1960’s phenomenon that was the ‘Fab Four’ at the Beatles Story Museum. Continue to Chester for two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Chester

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

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 13 - Chester > Kilkenny

      Today catch the ferry to Ireland, and travel to historic Kilkenny, where you’ll enjoy an overnight stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Kilkenny > Galway

      Enjoy an orientation tour of Kilkenny before journeying to Galway for a two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 15 - Galway > Cliffs of Moher > Galway

      This morning travel along the spectacular coastline to the Cliffs of Moher, in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way. The stunning Cliffs of Moher are amongst the most beautiful natural attractions of Ireland.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 16 - Galway > Dublin

      Journey to Dublin, and spend two nights at our Special Stay landmark hotel. Tonight visit an Irish pub for dinner and be immersed in the local music and culture.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Dublin

      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 18 - Dublin

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

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Scenic highlights
    • The intimacy of small group fully escorted touring
    • 3 memorable Special Stays
    • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences
    • 6 Freechoice activities
    • Take a cruise on the Thames River in London
    • Visit Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland
    • 27 meals – 17 breakfasts and 10 dinners
    • And all tipping and gratuities