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The Best of Britain & Ireland - Cosmos
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15 days

The Best of Britain & Ireland

Start and end in London
Tour Operator:
Cosmos
Max group size:
50
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
84474
Hygiene Measures:
Included
From
US $2,489
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Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the Discovery tour The Best of Britain & Ireland, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through London, England and 26 other destinations in Europe. The Best of Britain & Ireland includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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–WETHERBY
  4. Day 4: WETHERBY–YORK–THIRSK–NEWCASTLE
  5. Day 5: NEWCASTLE–JEDBURGH, SCOTLAND–EDINBURGH
  6. Day 6: EDINBURGH
  7. Day 7: EDINBURGH–GRETNA GREEN–LAKE DISTRICT, ENGLAND–CHESTER–WREXHAM, WALES
  8. Day 8: WREXHAM–BETWS-Y-COED–DUBLIN, IRELAND
  9. Day 9: DUBLIN
  10. Day 10: DUBLIN–GALWAY–CLIFFS OF MOHER–ENNIS
  11. Day 11: ENNIS–ADARE–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEY
  12. Day 12: KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–DUNGARVAN–TRAMORE
  13. Day 13: TRAMORE–CARDIFF, WALES
  14. Day 14: CARDIFF–BATH, ENGLAND–STONEHENGE–LONDON
  15. Day 15: LONDON
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  • Accommodation
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  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
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  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    3.9
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.3
  • Food
    Good
    3.7
  • 4.2
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  • JW
    · October 23rd, 2019
    As far as Holiday Inn hotel is concerned there rooms are atrocious. 17 hour flight and no shower heads on fixed shower and held shower.Tried to get receipt for a massage £40 sorry we don't give them.Door lock on bathroom door falling of.Toilet would... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • The Best of Britain & Ireland reviewer 2
    · September 13th, 2019
    The tour was as advertised “a taste of the UK”,we saw some wonderful sites, beautiful towns/cities & magnificent people.Our tour guide (Peter) gave us interesting facts & antidotes for the places we went to.The accomodation was average but it did the... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • WH
    · September 17th, 2018
    Tom and John were great and gave us a very informative trip.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • LD
    · August 3rd, 2018
    I realized that booking through TourRadar for a Cosmos tour was probably a bad decision. There were a number of things Tour Radar left off or did not offer to those who booked straight through Cosmos. My questions is this...why did we not get the same... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • DW
    · July 9th, 2018
    Our tour guide John did a wonderful job giving us information about each site we visited and many more sItems we passed along the way. He was knowledgeable and witty. He was always pleasant and helpful and answered questions from all of us. He kept... Show more
    Trip date: June 2018
  • KW
    · June 14th, 2017
    Met some lovely people and saw some amazing sights. Tour guide "Tom" was informative and coach driver "Clive" was great to all. Highly recommend going on this tour.
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    Trip date: June 2017

Dates & Availability

15 days
The Best of Britain & Ireland
From London to London
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    23 May, 2021
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    6 Jun, 2021
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    4 Jul, 2021
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    18 Jul, 2021
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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 July 17th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after July 17th, 2021, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Cosmos. 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 60 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 Cosmos will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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