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The Best of the British Isles - Globus
20 days

The Best of the British Isles

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Globus
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
51203
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the In-depth Cultural tour The Best of the British Isles, you have a 20 days tour package taking you through London, England and 24 other destinations in Europe. The Best of the British Isles includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND
  2. Day 2: LONDON
  3. Day 3: LONDON–OXFORD–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–WARWICK
  4. Day 4: WARWICK–YORK
  5. Day 5: YORK–JEDBURGH, SCOTLAND–ABBOTSFORD–EDINBURGH
  6. Day 6: EDINBURGH
  7. Day 7: EDINBURGH–ST. ANDREWS–PITLOCHRY–CULLODEN–INVERNESS
  8. Day 8: INVERNESS–FORT WILLIAM–GLASGOW
  9. Day 9: GLASGOW–GRETNA GREEN–LAKE DISTRICT, ENGLAND–LIVERPOOL
  10. Day 10: LIVERPOOL–NORTH WALES–DUBLIN, IRELAND
  11. Day 11: DUBLIN
  12. Day 12: DUBLIN–KILDARE–CASHEL–LIMERICK
  13. Day 13: LIMERICK. WEST COAST EXCURSION
  14. Day 14: LIMERICK–ADARE–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEY
  15. Day 15: KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–WATERFORD
  16. Day 16: WATERFORD–CARDIFF, WALES
  17. Day 17: CARDIFF–BATH, ENGLAND–DARTMOOR–EXETER
  18. Day 18: EXETER. CORNWALL EXCURSION
  19. Day 19: EXETER–STONEHENGE–LONDON
  20. Day 20: LONDON
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Transport

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Good
    4.0
  • Guide
    Good
    4.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Good
    3.8
  • 4.4
  • SD
    · June 7th, 2019
    What a great trip. We wanted to do as much of Great Britain as possible in one trip and this tour definitely accomplished that goal. The coach was extremely comfortable, food was mostly okay, and the Globus service excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • A
    · September 11th, 2018
    It was a small group of 22. That made a better trip.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • H
    · June 25th, 2018
    The tour felt more like a school field trip. I LOVE history but the long hours on the bus listening to someone ramble on and on wasn’t any fun. Speaking of fun, there was no fun on the tour. We had fun when we were able to venture on our own but the... Show more
    Trip date: April 2018
  • JC
    · August 20th, 2017
    The Best of the British Isles What a magnificent trip. More than we had expected, hotels were central locations, historic, food good, great sights. The best part of our tour was our director Hugh Davies......a historian, linguist and professional. His... Show more
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    Trip date: May 2017
  • SN
    · November 24th, 2015
    The trip was top notch in every way. With the Globus folks dealing with all the details, it was the best trip we have ever experienced. The itinerary was fun and educational. We would recommend this trip or any other Glubus tour. We loved it.
    Trip date: May 2014

Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • What are the predominant age groups for the 20 day Best of the British Isles tour?

      As the tour is a luxury brand, we find the average age of people on this tour are people in their 50s - early 60s. Having said that, these tours also attract the odd couple in their 30s for example.

    • If my wife and I were to decide to go with this trip who organises the airfare and with what airlines?

      We specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

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    Good to Know

    • Currency
      Euro
      Ireland
      £
      Pound Sterling
      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
      Ireland, 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 May 31st, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 31st, 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.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Globus" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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