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Grand Tour of Britain & Ireland - Cosmos
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18 days

Grand Tour 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:
84477
Hygiene Measures:
Included
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Itinerary

Start and end in London! With the In-depth Cultural tour Grand Tour of Britain & Ireland, you have a 18 days tour package taking you through London, England and 34 other destinations in Europe. Grand Tour of Britain & Ireland includes accommodation, 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–STONEHENGE–WIDECOMBE–PLYMOUTH
  4. Day 4: PLYMOUTH–GLASTONBURY–BATH–CARDIFF, WALES
  5. Day 5: CARDIFF–TENBY–TRAMORE, IRELAND
  6. Day 6: TRAMORE–BLARNEY–KILLARNEY
  7. Day 7: KILLARNEY. RING OF KERRY EXCURSION
  8. Day 8: KILLARNEY–DINGLE PENINSULA–ADARE–LIMERICK
  9. Day 9: LIMERICK–CLIFFS OF MOHER–GALWAY–DUBLIN
  10. Day 10: DUBLIN
  11. Day 11: DUBLIN–CAERNARVON, WALES–LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND
  12. Day 12: LIVERPOOL–LAKE DISTRICT–GRETNA GREEN, SCOTLAND–GLASGOW
  13. Day 13: GLASGOW–FORT WILLIAM–INVERNESS–CULLODEN MOOR–HIGHLANDS
  14. Day 14: HIGHLANDS–PITLOCHRY–ST. ANDREWS–EDINBURGH
  15. Day 15: EDINBURGH
  16. Day 16: EDINBURGH–JEDBURGH–YORK, ENGLAND–LEEDS
  17. Day 17: LEEDS–STRATFORD-UPON-AVON–LONDON
  18. Day 18: LONDON
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.9
  • Food
    Good
    3.6
  • 4.2
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  • A
    · November 24th, 2019
    We felt there was too many places and not enough time Plymouth was a waste of time and Cardiff.we didnt see any thing of Fort William or Inverness and as for Hadrians wall what a joke !! Group photos at Anne Hathaway cottage but no time to see cottage... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • RC
    · September 29th, 2019
    The tour was very organised, we saw lots of fabulous places. Sometimes we could have received more information about different (buildings, castles etc) but on the most part it was good. Of course some places we wanted to stay longer but I do understand... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • SA
    · September 12th, 2019
    Had a great time. Rose Mary our guide was Great!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • TR
    · August 26th, 2019
    We had a great time. Andrew our tour guide was very informative and a wonderful help.drivers certainly knew their way around .a bit disappointed that we missed on Stirling Castle...this is a must have . Thank you for organising a wonderful holiday.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • EB
    · April 24th, 2019
    Some of the hotels are old. No hot water in one. Tiny room size. Bus smells. Tour guide and bus driver were rude when they were not in the mood. Tour guide actually turned his back to us when he was asked a question. That pretty much set the mood for... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • D
    · December 2nd, 2018
    The hotels were two maybe three stars and not near the city center were there would be things to see and do. Our travel guide was entertaining and told many good stories but he did not stay with the group or do any walking tours, he left the hotel... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018
  • LB
    · November 4th, 2018
    We were impressed. Our guide (Kaeleigh) was extremely well informed and provided information and history. The whole process was well organised from booking until the last breakfast. We highly recommend.
    Trip date: October 2018
  • MH
    · October 24th, 2018
    Absolutely loved that I could enjoy this tour which provided great coverage of England, Wales,Ireland and Scotland. The driver was fantastic. The guide provided wonderful history of the places but would have liked a bit more information as we passed... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
  • CV
    · October 1st, 2018
    Chris was great with all his information. Our driver wojciech ptak was excellent. We saw some things that i wasn't expecfting.
    Trip date: September 2018
  • Grand Tour of Britain & Ireland reviewer 10
    · August 24th, 2018
    I wanted to see as much of UK as I could .. and that us accomplished
    Trip date: July 2018

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18 days
Grand Tour of Britain & Ireland
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is luggage portage included in the tour cost?

      The tour price includes luggage portage along with the tips for handling! This porterage is restricted to one suitcase per traveller.

    • Does the tour stop at Loch Ness?

      The bus will stop briefly to take photos of the Loch Ness, although there's no time scheduled to spend time exploring it.

    • Is there a hotel list?

      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:

      LONDON Novotel London West
      PLYMOUTH Jurys Inn Plymouth
      CARDIFF Park Inn Cardiff
      TRAMORE Majestic Hotel
      KILLARNEY Killarney Court Hotel
      LIMERICK Limerick City Hotel
      DUBLIN Jurys Inn Parnell Street
      LIVERPOOL Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre
      GLASGOW Leonardo Inn Glasgow West End
      GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY Craiglynne Hotel
      EDINBURGH Novotel Edinburgh Park
      SHEFFIELD Jurys Inn Sheffield

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

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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 August 2nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after August 2nd, 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 50 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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