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Britain & Ireland Explorer (2020, 13 Days)

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Robyn "GEMS OF BRITAIN INCLUDING EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO 2015 Paid more to be with a superior company but found our tickets to the tattoo were the worst possible available. Group was split. Our tickets were for row FF. Which is the very top row, has limited views and cannot see fireworks display. Whereas remainder of group were on the opposite side of the arena and only 5 rows from the bottom. Seriousl..."
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10 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+44
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Witness the spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Learn about the life of William Shakespeare at his home
  • See the wall that marked the border of the Roman Empire
  • Visit the beach in the iconic scene from 'Chariots of Fire'
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
40
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Private Vehicle
Travel style
Sightseeing
Operator
Insight Vacations
Start and end in London! With the sightseeing tour Britain & Ireland Explorer (2020, 13 Days), you have a 13 day tour package taking you through London, England and 40 other destinations in Europe. Britain & Ireland Explorer (2020, 13 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Stratford and Medieval York.
  2. Day 2: Durham, Hadrian's Wall and Edinburgh.
  3. Day 3: Scotland’s Capital of Culture.
  4. Day 4: St. Andrews and Inverness.
  5. Day 5: Loch Ness and Glencoe.
  6. Day 6: The English Lakes to Chester.
  7. Day 7: North Wales and over to Dublin.
  8. Day 8: In Dublin’s Fair City.
  9. Day 9: From Dublin to Killarney.
  10. Day 10: Ring of Kerry Experience.
  11. Day 11: Blarney Castle and Waterford.
  12. Day 12: Across the Irish Sea to Cardiff.
  13. Day 13: Roman Baths and Stonehenge.

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • A
    Written on August 24, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Cruise Director was the best, very well organised, great with everyone, her knowledge and information on the countries we visited was exceptional. Always happy & smiling, Meagan you were the best. Must add our Coach Driver Nathan was great as well driving... Read more

    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed every bit of your Insight Vacations experience; from our very knowledgeable staff to our wide-ranging itinerary. Most of all, we truly look forward to our next journey together soon.
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  • Written on August 7, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Shawn kept our group well organized. It was a pleasure having him as our tour director.

    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are delighted to learn that your experience in Europe with Insight Vacations was a total success. We are even happier to hear that our tailored itinerary allowed you to see all the magnificent sights and cities of Britain and Ireland. Furthermore, we look forward to sharing more amazing destinations with you in the near future.
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  • Written on June 14, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing places in such a short time; my first overseas trip thrilling to see where my family came from; comfortable coach small friendly group. David was brilliant, his knowledge of places and history is encyclopaediac; I became ill during the trip and... Read more

    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are delighted to learn that your experience on the Britain and Ireland Explorer tour exceeded all your expectations. We are very proud to hear about the professionalism and passion shown by our staff throughout your time on the road. Furthermore, we are very happy to have been given the opportunity to host you and we hope that you were able to take in all the wonderful sights during your time on the road.
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  • NB
    Written on May 9, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Originally we were booked on another trip but due to insufficient numbers we were offered this trip. The best thing that could have happened. Great trip all round, great company and excellent tour guide

    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed every bit of your Insight Vacations experience through Britain and Ireland; from our very knowledgeable and attentive staff to our wide-ranging itinerary. Most of all, we are extremely pleased that we were able to help you create some unforgettable memories.
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  • RL
    Written on August 19, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was the trip of a lifetime for us and we had a wonderful experience. Peter, our guide, was very knowledgeable, witty, and helpful. He worked hard to ensure we had good photo opportunities, understood the history, and knew our options. Amazing time and... Read more

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  • SN
    Written on September 6, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    The Britain & Ireland Explorer Tour was amazing. Our tour director Matt Lawson was a laugh and so helpfull. The coaches are comfortable and good we have regular toilet breaks. The hotels we stayed in were interesting with character and good conversation... Read more

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  • LH
    Written on December 28, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a wonderful time. The whole trip went without a problem. The tour guide was unfailingly cheerful, helpful and informative. Fantastic from star to finish.

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  • KC
    Written on November 24, 2015
    4.5 - Excellent

    Wonderful experience, great sights and experiences

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  • MH
    Written on November 24, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    A perfect vacation! Great accommodations, a superb guide (Nigel Hannay), the best driver (Terry), beautiful scenery, excellent options, delicious food, timely transfers and the best people in the world to share it all with. We will definitely choose Insight... Read more

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  • Britain & Ireland Explorer (2020, 13 Days) reviewer 10
    Written on October 16, 2015
    4.0 - Good

    GEMS OF BRITAIN INCLUDING EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO 2015 Paid more to be with a superior company but found our tickets to the tattoo were the worst possible available. Group was split. Our tickets were for row FF. Which is the very top row, has limited... Read more

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Start and end in London.
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For any tour departing before 17 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 17 January 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Insight Vacations. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,623 km.
  • London (England)
  • 133 km
  • Stratford-upon-Avon (England)
  • 201 km
  • York (England)
  • 96 km
  • Durham (England)
  • 57 km
  • Hadrian's Wall (England)
  • 117 km
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 2 km
  • Holyrood Park (Scotland)
  • 2 km
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • 34 km
  • Fife (Scotland)
  • 22 km
  • St Andrews (Scotland)
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