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Best of Britain (14 Days) - Trafalgar
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14 days

Best of Britain (14 Days)

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Trafalgar
Max group size:
45
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
83129
Private available:
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US $2,745
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Highlights

  • Rock out in the Beatles' home turf of Liverpool
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the Devon countryside
  • Explore Scotland's pristine Isle of Skye
  • Take in London's icons like Buckingham Palace

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Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the In-depth Cultural tour Best of Britain (14 Days), you have a 14 days tour package taking you through London, England and 22 other destinations in Europe. Best of Britain (14 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: Explore Historic London
  3. Day 3: Journey to Stonehenge, Bath and Exeter
  4. Day 4: Plymouth and More in the Southwest
  5. Day 5: Onwards to Glastonbury and Cardiff
  6. Day 6: Explore Tudor History and on to Liverpool
  7. Day 7: Venture to the Romantic Lake District and on to Glasgow
  8. Day 8: On to Fort William and the Scottish Highlands
  9. Day 9: Discover the Isle of Skye
  10. Day 10: Journey to Enchanting Edinburgh
  11. Day 11: Uncover Edinburgh’s Treasures
  12. Day 12: Continue to York
  13. Day 13: Onwards to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and London
  14. Day 14: Cheerio London
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    4.6
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  • Best of Britain (14 Days) reviewer 1
    · October 3rd, 2019
    John Barleyman and our tour coach driver, Mike Hathaway, could not have been more knowledgeable, helpful, conscientious, kind, or professional. We are from Kentucky, USA, and we were celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary. Our Dynamic Duo... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing feedback about your time on the Best of Britain guided holiday with Trafalgar. Our Travel Directors and Coach Drivers take great pride in making our guests’ time on the road special. Their knowledge and passion for our... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • DB
    · September 29th, 2019
    Great tour. Exceeded expectations
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. It certainly pleases us to learn that your time away with Trafalgar on the Best of Britain guided holiday truly exceeded your expectations, and we hope that you have returned home with many memorable highlights from... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • L
    · September 20th, 2019
    We had a wonderful tour with Greg as our guide. He was friendly, fun, knowledgeable, kept us to our timetable and interesting. We learned lots on our trip. Every time he said he was going to show us "something special" he DID! We enjoyed the little... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Our Travel Directors take great pride in making our guests’ time on the road special. Their knowledge and passion for our destinations, along with their unique attention to detail, makes all the difference when discovering new places. That is why it... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Best of Britain (14 Days) reviewer 4
    · September 17th, 2019
    Fantastic, my wife had a most memorable tour, we saw and learned so much and for that we have to thank Greg Colgin , the man is a fountain of knowledge and never failed to provide us with everything we needed to know. We would love to take another tour... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to share such positive feedback as well as your fantastic photos. We always appreciate reading about our guests' time spent on the road with us and are delighted to learn that your Travel Director, Greg, ensured that you... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • FD
    · September 16th, 2019
    This was our first trip to the UK. The tour covered all we wanted to see. The coach was comfortable and the drivers very friendly. Patricia was an excellent guide very caring and knowledgeable about the history of the UK. The Isle of Skye section... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    To begin, we are very pleased to read that you thoroughly enjoyed our carefully curated itinerary, and, moreover, that you really were able to see and experience everything that you had been looking forward to. Still, we have noted your feedback... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • KM
    · September 10th, 2019
    this tour exceeding our expectations, the Guide ( Jacquline Green )and Bus ( Lee ) driver went over and above to make sure every member of tour was included, comfortable and made this trip to UK even more memorable. The Guide gave us plenty of... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for putting through such great feedback; we really appreciate hearing from our guests. Here at Trafalgar, our team is dedicated to creating the most unique and enjoyable guided holidays for all of our guests. Therefore, we are delighted to... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • MD
    · August 6th, 2019
    Very good and informative tour. Program was pretty well packed and our Tour Director kept us busy.
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    We always appreciate reading about our guests' time spent on the road with us and are pleased to read that your Travel Director ensured you had an enjoyable and informative experience on the Best of Britain guided holiday. Thank you for taking the time... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Best of Britain (14 Days) reviewer 8
    · August 4th, 2019
    I really liked this tour. I had a great time and I had the opportunity to know very nice people as well, I was travelling alone.
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    At Trafalgar, we work passionately to create valuable journeys for our guests and so we are very happy to learn that you felt the Best of Britain guided holiday truly lived up to its name. Furthermore, we are pleased that you appreciated travelling in... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Best of Britain (14 Days) reviewer 9
    · July 18th, 2019
    Had a great time. Hamish and our driver Tommy were wonderful.
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing this with us; it’s brilliant to read that you enjoyed your complete experience with us on the Best of Britain guided holiday, while Hamish and Tommy helped to provide a truly memorable trip. It was certainly our pleasure to welcome... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • SK
    · October 4th, 2018
    Very good but hectic, I feel it needs more two night stops. Some of the hotels need to be upgraded to real showers. I am a 75 yr old and only five feet and could not get into the baths that have the showers in the bathtub. Something you should think... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018

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Best of Britain (14 Days)
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is the maximum number of travellers for this tour?

      Trafalgar tours can accommodate up to 45 people comfortably on their coaches.

    • What luggage can I bring?

      You can bring one suitcase per person with the dimensions of 76cm x 46cm x 25cm (30” x 18” x 10”) and weight not exceeding 23kg (50 lbs) due to the limited space on the coach. You can also bring one piece of hand luggage, provided it is small enough to take on the coach and does not have telescopic handles.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents. This is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour:

      Mercure Southgate
      Holiday Inn City Centre
      Jurys Inn
      Crowne Plaza
      Laggan Gaskmore Authentic Accommodation
      Leonardo Royal
      Hotel 53

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

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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.
      • 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 July 12th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 12th, 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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