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Best of Britain 2019 (14 Days)

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Best of Britain 2019 (14 Days) - Trafalgar
Best of Britain 2019 (14 Days) - Trafalgar
Anne "First time that we had ever taken a coach tour. Itinerary was excellent and for the most part we enjoyed our fellow travelers. We were quite impressed that every hotel had comfortable beds and we really appreciated that the hotel staff portered our bags so we never had to lug them around. This made the frequent hotel changes a breeze. There were some rather long rides in the coach when we would ha..."
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11 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+23
Ends
London
Map

Highlights

  • Rock out in Liverpool
  • Visit the burial site of King Arthur
  • Take in views of Ben Nevis
  • Explore the Isle of Skye
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in London! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Britain 2019 (14 Days), you have a 14 day tour package taking you through London, England and 22 other destinations in Europe. Best of Britain 2019 (14 Days) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

11 Reviews

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Good
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  • SK
    Written on October 4, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    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 about... Read more

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  • RS
    Written on September 16, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Guide was great with a lot of local knowledge and good sense of humor. Very detail oriented and good with controlling a large group.

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  • M
    Written on September 11, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I recommend this adventure. Schedule is full and busy, but worth the time. I you like to have a lot of time for yourself, this may not be your thing.

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  • AV
    Written on August 22, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    We really enjoyed the tour! Although most of the days were quite packed, it was a perfect way to discover the highlights of Britain!

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  • AK
    Written on May 13, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    First time that we had ever taken a coach tour. Itinerary was excellent and for the most part we enjoyed our fellow travelers. We were quite impressed that every hotel had comfortable beds and we really appreciated that the hotel staff portered our bags so... Read more

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  • GW
    Written on March 9, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    Awful trip, not what we expected. Boring same old same old, Straight along the expressways, to the next major town/city, did not venture into the smaller towns or villages to get an appreciation of the English countryside. While the visits to the major... Read more

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  • DL
    Written on June 10, 2017
    3.0 - Average

    The trip was not what I expected at all. First of all the group was too large. There were over forty people. The bus we rode on was in poor condition. The heater was stuck on the first day, it was hot and sweaty, when it was turned off by the driver it then... Read more

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  • RN
    Written on April 10, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous. This tour was so great a few years ago that I'm doing it again this year back to back with European Traveller. Accommodation was top notch, pace allowed for maximum viewing, bus driver and guide were friendly and informative.... Read more

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  • PB
    Written on April 9, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was absolutely wonderful

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  • LR
    Written on December 24, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was our second trip with Trafalgar. We enjoyed it as much as the first one. It was relaxing to know we didn't have to worry about transportation, accommodations, or tickets/passes to the sites. The tour director was knowledgeable and helpful. I highly... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive London (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: London Sightseeing and Free Time
  3. Day 3: London – Stonehenge – Bath – Exeter (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Exeter – Excursion to Plymouth, Polperro, Dartmoor and Buckfast Abbey
  5. Day 5: Exeter – Glastonbury – Cardiff
  6. Day 6: Cardiff – Ludlow – Chester – Liverpool
  7. Day 7: Liverpool – Lake District – Glasgow
  8. Day 8: Glasgow – Glencoe – Fort William – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)
  9. Day 9: Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion
  10. Day 10: Scottish Highlands – Pitlochry – St. Andrews – Edinburgh (2 Nights)
  11. Day 11: Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time
  12. Day 12: Edinburgh – Alnwick – York
  13. Day 13: York – Stratford-upon-Avon – London
  14. Day 14: Depart London

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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  • Hidden Gems - London
  • Connect with Locals - Wales
  • Dive Into Culture | Glengoyne Distillery | Scotland, UK
  • Stays with Stories | Laggan Gaskmore | The Highlands, Scotland
  • Make A Difference | Quarry Bank | Chesire
  • The Icons | London, England
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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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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    About the countries

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    England, Wales and Scotland

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    Location
    Start and end in London.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Trafalgar to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Trafalgar booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 1 February 2019 the full payment of $3,038 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 $3038 for Best of Britain 2019 (14 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Trafalgar tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,210 km.
    • London (England)
    • 123 km
    • Stonehenge (England)
    • 43 km
    • Bath (England)
    • 110 km
    • Exeter (England)
    • 57 km
    • Plymouth (England)
    • 28 km
    • Polperro (England)
    • 50 km
    • Dartmoor National Park (England)
    • 32 km
    • Exeter (England)
    • 74 km
    • Glastonbury (England)
    • 49 km
    • Cardiff (Wales)
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