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Essential Britain

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Essential Britain - Globus
Essential Britain - Globus
Starts
London
Destinations
+22
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start and end in London! With the discovery tour Essential Britain, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through London, England and 21 other destinations in Europe. Essential Britain includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
8 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ship, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
  • Adelaida Domingo's review about another Globus tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very knowledgeable, professional, and courteous.

  • Maria Luisa Dongo's review about another Globus tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Loved it!!! It's a fast paced tour, but you get to see a little bit of everything. Our driver, Guillermo, was excellent, and our tour director, Lode, was the absolute best!!!!

  • Christine Waterman's review about another Globus tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had a wonderful time and enjoyed every aspect of the tour. Were disappointed in the Hilton Hotel internet policies and Mecure hotels were not up to the standards as presented in Globus materials.

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
  2. Day 2: LONDON–STONEHENGE–PLYMOUTH
  3. Day 3: PLYMOUTH. CORNWALL EXCURSION
  4. Day 4: PLYMOUTH–GLASTONBURY–BATH–CARDIFF, WALES
  5. Day 5: CARDIFF–BUILTH WELLS–CHESTER, ENGLAND–LIVERPOOL
  6. Day 6: LIVERPOOL–GRASMERE–GRETNA GREEN, SCOTLAND–GLASGOW
  7. Day 7: GLASGOW–ISLE OF SKYE–INVERNESS
  8. Day 8: INVERNESS–CULLODEN—PITLOCHRY–ST. ANDREWS–EDINBURGH
  9. Day 9: EDINBURGH
  10. Day 10: EDINBURGH–ALNWICK, ENGLAND–YORK
  11. Day 11: YORK–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–LONDON
  12. Day 12: LONDON

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Video

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What are the activities included on this trip?

      The following activities are included but subject to slight changes:

      STONEHENGE - Visit the prehistoric monument
      PLYMOUTH - Welcome dinner, Globus Local Favorite Plymouth Sound cruise
      CORNWALLTake photographs of St. Michael’s Mount, visit Land’s End and St. Ives; Globus Local Favorite Cornish pasty treat
      BATH - Visit the Roman relics
      BUILTH WELLS - Visit the ancient market town
      CHESTER - Walking tour
      LIVERPOOL - Visit the Beatles Story
      GRASMERE - Visit Wordsworth’s village; Globus Local Favorite try original Grasmere gingerbread
      GRETNA GREEN - Globus Local Favorite

    • Are there any optional activities available on this tour?

      There are some additional optional activities that your tour guide will inform you about on your tour.

    • Where can I see the best price for this tour and available dates for this tour?

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    England , Wales and Scotland

    Plugs & Adapters

    England, Wales and Scotland

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Globus to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 3 February 2019 the full payment of $2,265 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2265 for Essential Britain, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Globus tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,422 km.
    • London (England)
    • 123 km
    • Stonehenge (England)
    • 186 km
    • Plymouth (England)
    • 100 km
    • St Michaels Mount (England)
    • 100 km
    • Plymouth (England)
    • 132 km
    • Glastonbury (England)
    • 36 km
    • Bath (England)
    • 58 km
    • Cardiff (Wales)
    • 76 km
    • Builth Wells (Wales)
    • 121 km
    • Chester (England)
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