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Britain and Ireland Highlights (10 Days) - Trafalgar
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Britain and Ireland Highlights (10 Days)

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Trafalgar
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
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Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the In-depth Cultural tour Britain and Ireland Highlights (10 Days), you have a 10 days tour package taking you through London, England and 15 other destinations in Europe. Britain and Ireland Highlights (10 Days) includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to London
  2. Day 2: Stratford-upon-Avon, York and on to Harrogate
  3. Day 3: Through the Scenic Lake District to Glasgow
  4. Day 4: Explore Enchanting Edinburgh
  5. Day 5: Cross the Irish Sea to Belfast and Dublin
  6. Day 6: Discover Diverse Dublin
  7. Day 7: Journey to Kilkenny and on to Waterford
  8. Day 8: Ferry Across to Cultural Cardiff
  9. Day 9: Soak up Bath and Stonehenge then off to London
  10. Day 10: Farewell London
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
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    4.2
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  • MN
    · November 8th, 2019
    Be ready for a fast-paced tour that will leaving you wanting to revisit everyplace and spend more time there. Our amazing guide, John Barleyman, was funny, knowledgeable, patient and organized. I look forward to taking another tour with him at the helm.
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Here at Trafalgar, we love creating experiences that our guests will treasure, and no one does this as well as our dedicated Travel Directors. Therefore, we are delighted that John's knowledge and enthusiasm left you with a memorable vacation full of... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • M
    · October 7th, 2019
    Greg Colgin was the Icing on this Awesome Tour!!! Not only is he Very Knowledgeable, he is Funny, Professional, Respectful, Extraordinary Personality, etc. I can go on and on. Made us feel important. This company has One of the Best TD Ever!! Looking... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us here at Trafalgar. Our Travel Directors are dedicated to providing our guests with the best possible experiences. As such, we’re delighted to see this reflected in your wonderful memories of... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • S
    · September 28th, 2019
    This was the 4th guided tour we have taken. Our tour director Greg made this trip very enjoyable. He is an excellent tour director who is passionate about what he does. He was by far much better than all the previous three tour directors we had. He... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the Britain and Ireland Highlights guided holiday with Trafalgar. Paying careful attention to special requirements allows us to ensure that all of our guests can share in the same comfort when travelling with us.... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • WS
    · September 27th, 2019
    Our tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland was full of great places to see but the promised hotel rooms were changed and we stayed at places that were far inferior to those shown beforehand. In addition, the ferry boats were 2 1/2 hours and 4 hours... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Britain and Ireland Highlights guided holiday with Trafalgar. All of our Travel Directors have been fully trained and carefully selected for the passion that they have for their given regions. As... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
  • AC
    · September 24th, 2019
    It will be extremely important that hotels in UK have air-conditioning, especially during hot summer. I went in Sept so the temperature cool down at night, however, some hotels windows were only be able to open slightly. As such, the room was too warm... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing your feedback with us. To begin, we regret to read about any discomfort you experienced at the accommodations on the Britain and Ireland Highlights guided holiday. Regrettably, not all hotels will offer facilities such as air... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
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    · August 26th, 2019
    This was a fast paced tour that took us to exciting places in a short time! Greg made each Country come alive with his enthusiasm and joy for travel! All our tour guides were exceptional. Greg made each day special with “surprises” along the way!... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Our itineraries, activities and destinations are all carefully curated by our Product and Quality Control teams, and so it’s always really pleasing for us to hear positive feedback from our guests. Furthermore, it's great to know that Greg's knowledge... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • J
    · August 26th, 2019
    I thoroughly enjoyed my Trafalgar Tour of Britain and Ireland Highlights and we couldn't have had a better guide than Greg. He was thoroughly knowledgeable about all aspects of the tour, kept everyone's spirits up during the days of heavy rain, etc. He... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    The weather may not always be reliable, nevertheless, Trafalgar's guided holidays are designed to be enjoyed safely, come rain or shine. Still, we are delighted to learn that Greg went above and beyond to ensure you had a memorable and enjoyable travel... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • S
    · August 25th, 2019
    What a great tour Greg Colvin provided on our trip to Great Britain and Ireland! Greg was amazing!! He was well-prepared, interested in everyone, made everyone feel very comfortable and planned fun activities for us to enjoy! His professionalism,... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for having taken the time to share your review with us here at Trafalgar. It certainly pleases us to receive such positive feedback regarding our Travel Director, Greg. We are very proud of the professionalism and passion of our team, and we... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • M
    · August 25th, 2019
    Greg Colgin, our tour director, was amazing! He was organized, kept everyone informed of the plans, provided great information about the places we visited, treated everyone with courtesy and respect, and most importantly, it was fun to travel with him!!
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    At Trafalgar, we are fully aware of the important role that our Travel Directors play in the success of our trips. As such, all of our representatives are carefully selected for the passion and knowledge that they have for their given regions. Still, we... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • S
    · August 23rd, 2019
    During this fast-paced tour, Greg always had a positive attitude, which reflects how much he loves what he does! He was very knowledgeable about each country we visited and I especially liked the introduction to the history of each country before we... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for having taken the time to share your thoughts on the Britain and Ireland Highlights guided holiday with Trafalgar. Our Travel Directors take great pride in making our guests’ time away with us special. Their knowledge and passion for our... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019

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Frequently Asked Questions

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends after breakfast at Park Plaza Riverbank in London and it is now time to say a fond farewell to your newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable tour! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at Park Plaza Riverbank in London anytime during the day. Spend the rest of your day in London's Royal Parks relaxing after your journey, or walk its streets to admire the centuries-old façades merged with the modern verve. Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available at an additional cost from and to Heathrow Airport, please contact our customer support team to arrange this. For guests flying into London’s Gatwick Airport, the tour operator recommends the Gatwick Express as transportation to and from the hotel.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      A Stirling Evening. Adult Price: £44.00
      Private Cruise On Lake Windermere. Adult Price: £17.00
      Windermere Cruise And Steam Train Ride. Adult Price: £19.00
      Royal Yacht Britannia. Adult Price: £23.00
      Dinner in Dublin City. Adult Price: €45.00
      Dublin Dinner and Cabaret. Adult Price: €71.00
      Experience the Ancient Monastic Site of Glendalough. Adult Price: €24.00
      Irish Folk Fun. Adult Price: €27.00
      Explore Waterford's History and Local Pub. Adult Price: €23.00

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour accepts guests between 5 and 99 years old. Please be aware that small children under 5 years of age are not allowed on this tour as there are no activities included which are suitable for infants.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are a solo traveller and if you don't mind sharing, you will be roomed with a fellow traveller of the same gender. If you prefer your own room, a single supplement can be added to your booking at an additional cost. To add the single supplement to the cost simply choose this rooming option when you are on the main booking page after selecting the departure you are interested in.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details. This is a list of accommodations that they typically stay at, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Park Plaza Riverbank
      Crowne Plaza
      Park Inn by Radisson City Centre
      Ballsbridge/Mespil
      Marina

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price and you need to arrange these separately by yourself once your tour is guaranteed. As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you have not already booked your flights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner - https://flights.tourradar.com

    • Do I need a visa?

      As a tour booking website, TourRadar cannot organise visas for you on your behalf as the visa requirements are regularly being updated and vary for the nationality of one traveller to the next. It is for this reason that we recommend checking with your local embassy or consulate website for the latest up to date information.

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      • 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.
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      • For any tour departing before June 17th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 17th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. 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 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 Trafalgar will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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