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Best of Britain (14 Days)

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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..."
Excellent
14 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+23
Ends
London
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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
Age range
5 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Operator
Trafalgar
Start and end in London! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Britain (14 Days), you have a 14 day tour package taking you through London, England and 22 other destinations in Europe. Best of Britain (14 Days) includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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14 Reviews

Excellent
71%
Good
14%
Average
14%
Rather Poor
0%
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  • Written on August 6, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very good and informative tour. Program was pretty well packed and our Tour Director kept us busy.

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  • Best of Britain (14 Days) reviewer 2
    Written on August 4, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    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.

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  • Written on July 18, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Had a great time. Hamish and our driver Tommy were wonderful.

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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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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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    Location
    Start and end in London.
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    For any tour departing before 9 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 9 October 2019, 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 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    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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