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Essential Britain - Globus
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12 days

Essential Britain

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Globus
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
51195
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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US $2,573
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Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the Discovery tour Essential Britain, you have a 12 days tour package taking you through London, England and 21 other destinations in Europe. Essential Britain includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
  2. Day 2: LONDON–STONEHENGE–PLYMOUTH
  3. Day 3: PLYMOUTH. EXCURSION TO CORNWALL
  4. Day 4: PLYMOUTH–GLASTONBURY–BATH–CARDIFF, WALES
  5. Day 5: CARDIFF–BUILTH WELLS–LLANGOLLEN–LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND
  6. Day 6: LIVERPOOL–GRASMERE–GRETNA GREEN, SCOTLAND–GLASGOW
  7. Day 7: GLASGOW–FORT WILLIAM–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
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
11 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    4.0
  • Itinerary
    Good
    3.5
  • Guide
    Good
    4.0
  • Transport
    Good
    4.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.4
  • XL
    · September 5th, 2019
    the tour guide and drivers are very good. wish the trip have more time to stop and drive less. 12 days trip can make 14 days. wish to see professional fork dances and songs of scotland.
    Trip date: August 2019
  • VQ
    · June 20th, 2019
    The boat tour in Plymouth was not worth the time and neither was the boat trip to Skye. Too little time on The Isle of Skye and at Culloden. I would rather have driven to Skye and spent more time touring there. Accommodations were overall excellent.... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019

Dates & Availability

12 days
Essential Britain
From London to London
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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.

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      England, Scotland and Wales
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type G.

      Type G
      Scotland, England and Wales
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before June 2nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 2nd, 2021, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Globus. 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 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Globus will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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