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Tour Style: First Class
16 Days from $2,925 per person

Tales of ancient history, monuments and magical landscapes, inspiring world-famous poets and writers, will inspire you. 

Travel through England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to write your own story that will surely feature a Blarney Stone kiss, swig or two of Guinness and romance rediscovered in the Lake District followed by a fitting Shakespearean ending in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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  1. Board your overnight flight to Europe (not included).
  2. Welcome to London. Relax and unwind after your journey or take a stroll and familiarise yourself with the city's unique and bustling atmosphere.
    hotel:Park Plaza County Hall
  3. See the city's major sights during your included guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. There is time afterwards to explore, shop and watch the world go by.
  4. This morning meet your Travel Director before traveling to rural Wiltshire and visit the mystical ancient monoliths at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. Drive west through spectacular countryside to the beautiful city of Bath. Admire the Georgian architecture of the city and visit the Roman Baths before crossing the Severn Estuary to Cardiff, capital of Wales. View the Millennium Center and the National Assembly in Cardiff Bay. See the Millennium Stadium as well as the historic Cardiff Castle during your orientation of the city. This evening get to know your companions and Travel Director at a Welcome Reception, which includes a typical Welsh pub meal and drinks.
    meal(s):FB, WR
    hotel:Jurys Inn
  5. Enjoy free time this morning to relax, explore the city or take the opportunity to visit Cardiff Castle. Cross the Irish Sea by ferry to the Emerald Isle and travel to historic Waterford. Dine tonight at your hotel.
    meal(s):FB, D
  6. Visit the renowned House of Waterford Crystal. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your Cultural Insight demonstration in the workshop and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom. At Blarney Castle, kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the ‘gift of the gab'. Cross the Kerry Mountains to Kenmare, your home for the next two nights. This evening join your companions for a Be My Guest dinner on a traditional Irish farm in Kenmare.
    meal(s):FB, BG
    hotel:Kenmare Bay
  7. Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in Ireland and is truly a photographer's delight. We will also see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll's Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape breathtaking beyond words.
  8. This morning visit the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary. The spectacular group of medieval buildings perched on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale was once the seat of the Kings of Munster. It has one of the most remarkable collections of Celtic art and medieval architecture to be found anywhere in Europe. Later arrive in the Irish capital, Dublin. See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. This evening consider joining an Optional Experience to an Irish cabaret.
  9. This morning enjoy your choice of sightseeing. You might want to explore the Guinness Brewery with early entry before general admission and take a tour including a tasting technique demonstration. Or you can visit the Little Museum of Dublin, a true hidden gem of the city. Spend the rest of the day as you please. Why not explore Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its street performers.
  10. Cross the Irish Sea to Holyhead, Wales. Stop at the station with the longest place name in Europe, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyr ndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. See the spectacular landscape of Snowdonia National Park as you travel to Chester. Your orientation walk includes the medieval walls and the famous Tudor ‘Rows'. Arrive later in historic Liverpool, hometown of the legendary Beatles. This evening join your companions for a Regional Meal at a local restaurant.
    meal(s):FB, RM
    hotel:Jurys Inn
  11. Travel north through characteristically glorious scenery from Lancashire to the Lake District. Traveling along the shores of England's largest lake, Windermere, and through countryside that inspired the Romantic poets, you reach Grasmere. View the grave of William Wordsworth, buried at St. Oswald's Church. Then cross the Scottish border and visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would make their vows over the anvil. Later, arrive in the Scottish capital Edinburgh – your home for the next two nights.
    hotel:Apex City
  12. This morning, your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, including a visit to Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city. See the Royal Mile, the elegant Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat, and the new Scottish Parliament building. Admire the Georgian architecture in the New Town. During the Festival, tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included.
  13. Visit the medieval market town of Alnwick. See the impressive castle, home to the Duke of Northumberland, and the Tenantry Column, topped by the Percy Lion. Marvel at the magnificent scenery as you cross Northumberland. Cross the River Tyne at Newcastle en route to York where your walking orientation includes the medieval walls, the Shambles and the awe-inspiring Minster.
    hotel:Hotel 53
  14. Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Center in Stratford-upon-Avon, where the Bard was born and raised. View Anne Hathaway's picturesque thatched cottage before enjoying some free time in the quaint town. This evening join your fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner.
    meal(s):FB, FD
    hotel:Mercure Shakespeare Authentic Accommodations
  15. This morning visit the charming little churchyard at Bladon, in the picturesque Cotswolds, to view Sir Winston Churchill's grave. Arrive in Oxford, the oldest university city in the British Isles, here you will enjoy an orientation of the city. View the Radcliffe Camera and the Bodleian Library and walk around one of the famous colleges (when open). Return to London this evening.
    hotel:Park Plaza County Hall
  16. Say a fond farewell to your traveling companions at the end of a wonderful vacation, as you prepare to return home with treasured memories.

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Preview itineraries and content are based on selected vacations featured in our 2017 Collection, however, items such as (but not limited to), hotels, meals, sightseeing inclusions, trip destinations, transfers and transportation, are subject to change. The final composition of your trip will be published in our 2018 Collection due out in September. By paying your deposit, you are agreeing to accept the finalized version of your trip itinerary.
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  • Edinburgh Tattoo : This departure includes the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo event.

Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: from $990 p.p.

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Meal Summary

14 nights, 14 full breakfasts, 5 dinners, On-trip transport.

Included Highlights

Be My Guest

  • Tales of potent poitin and rural Ireland are shared over a delicious dinner of Irish Stew at Molly Gallivan's 200-year old cottage with the O'Sullivan family and their Kerry cows

Authentic Accommodations

  • Journey to Elizabethan England while staying at the Tudor-style Mercure Shakespeare located in the heart of Shakespeare country

Cultural Insight

  • Learn how delicate Irish crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal on a workshop tour

Local Specialist

  • For included sightseeing in London, Dublin and Edinburgh

Hidden Treasure

  • Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in London, Dublin, Edinburgh
  • Orientation of Bath, Cardiff, Chester, York, Oxford
  • Visit the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, the Waterford Crystal Showroom, Blarney Castle to kiss the stone, the Rock of Cashel, the town of Gretna Green, Edinburgh Castle, medieval Alnwick, Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, one of Oxford University's colleges (when open)
  • View the home to Harry Potter & Hogwarts' Alnwick Castle, York Minster, Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage, Sir Winston Churchill's grave at Bladon
  • See the Lake District's magnificent scenery
  • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry


Sunday, September 17, 2017
Service rating : The tour was very comprehensive and the tour guide made it special since he was very knowledgeable of the many places we visited plus was very entertaining.
Vacation : Was worthwhile and good value
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Service rating : First of all, my trip started on 13-JUl-17! I believe that Grand European Travel agents presented a false impression of the type of trip this was to be. By this I mean, I was led to believe that it was geared toward senior citizens and would not include as much difficult walking as it eventually did. This problem could have been due to our Travel Director who seemed to be more interested in her schedule of places to see than being concerned about travelers who might not be able to navigate the sights she had chosen for us to see. The country had beautiful sights but not enough time was allocated for us to truly enjoy some of the locations.
Vacation : Transportation was good (Delta Airlines).Local touring.. For me, getting on and off of the Bus was difficult, even though our driver was excellent and very considerate to assist. This has to do with Trafalgar, which is who GEtours used as tour guides I was not made aware that there would be no A/C in the hotels.
Monday, January 1, 0001
Response from Grand European Travel:
We're sorry to hear that you there was more walking involved than you expected.  We do mention in our brochure and on our website that you should be in good physical condition and able to walk up to 3 miles a day to fully enjoy our trips. We do offer a variety of slower paced trips and River Cruises that may be more to your liking.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017
Service rating : We have enjoyed tours and booking through GET has worked well. Marketing material descriptions good. Sometime the persons at phones seem a little pressed for time and communication a little difficult but end result has been good.
Vacation : Tour fast and busy but opportunity to see many great things. Tour Director Anja did outstanding job. Kept things together and fun.
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Service rating : Give participants more time to relax and reflect on what they've seen and absorbed. Trafalgar did a great job, but tried to cram too much added attractions into the tour. Guides, both the full tour guide and local guides were excellent. Coach drivers handled the roads like magic and were cordial and helpful. Would use Grand European Travel on future excursions. Wayne Haskins
Vacation : Was good value for the price.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are sorry to see that you felt rushed or that too much was planned for each day.  We try to fit everything in and that sometimes means the days can be rather full.  We appreciate your feedback and are happy to see that overall you did enjoy your trip.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017
Service rating : The Travel Director, Paul Fleming was incredibly knowledgeable, informative and very funny.
Vacation : Please read what I wrote in #1
Response from Grand European Travel:
We take a great deal of pride in our Travel Directors and we're so pleased that you enjoyed Paul's expertise.  Thank you for taking the time to write.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Service rating : Selene was wonderful. She made the trip fun and amazed me at how well she could keep our group organized. The bus was very comfortable; accommodations and included meals were great. What we did not like were the long, long hours on the bus and too little free time for shopping or visiting museums, etc. We should have realized this would be the case for a 12 day tour that covered so much territory. But we will not do this type of tour again for that reason.
Vacation : Too many hours on the bus!! Otherwise, all accommodation, meals, included tours were wonderful and more than met our expectations.
Monday, April 24, 2017
Service rating : Trip well planned. Paul was wonderful. He had unbelievable knowledge about the areas and the history. Richard, the driver could put that bus on a dime. Felt very safe. We did all of the excursion and most of the excursions were great. There were 3 or 4 I wish we didn't do. The meals were tasteful and the rooms nice and clean. I believe the room in York was rather small. We didn't have room to open both pieces of luggage on the floor, but still nice. I would recommend Grand European Travel service (which I already did to a friend who saw our pictures). We had a great time and glad we booked with Grand European Travel.
Vacation : I think the price was very reasonable for the air fare, tour, guide, driver, rooms and most meals
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are thrilled to see that you enjoyed Britain and Ireland and appreciate the recommendation to your friends.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Service rating : Grand European and Trafalgar are amazing. From making the reservation to the end of the tour, all aspects of the tour were handled professionally, making the trip stress free.
Vacation : The Wonders of Britain and Ireland tour was everything I had hoped it would be. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and organized with a great sense of humor. Our guide took us to some amazing out-of-the way places in Ireland and Scotland, which made the trip even more enjoyable. I would highly recommend this tour.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Service rating : Tour director and driver were excellent. Hotels were great! We saw SO much, and I'm glad I went!
Vacation : Excellent
  • U.S. citizens traveling to UK and Ireland must have a current passport that is valid for six months beyond the conclusion of their trip. You can find information on how to apply for a passport here, and how to renew a passport here. No visa is required for U.S. citizens entering the UK or Ireland.

  • The currency in the UK is the Pound (£) and in Ireland is the Euro (€). While it’s a good idea to bring some money for when you first arrive, you’ll usually find a better exchange rate in your destination.  The most convenient way to obtain cash is to use your ATM card at local banks in the UK and Ireland. We recommend you also bring a valid credit card for purchases while you are traveling.  It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as potentially fraudulent charges.

  • English specialties include fish and chips, Yorkshire pudding, sausages, stilton cheese, and scones with clotted cream. Culinary experiences to not to miss include a traditional pub meal, afternoon tea, and full English breakfast.  In larger cities like London you’ll also find restaurants serving a variety of international cuisine.

    Food and drink in Scotland goes far beyond haggis, porridge, and whiskey.  Specialties to try include kippers, fish and chips, Scotch broth, smoked salmon, sausages, shortbread, and Dundee cake.  For a meal that’s inexpensive and authentic, try a pub meal with a pint of Scottish ale.

    Irish specialties including Irish stew, coddle, potato bread, corned beef and whiskey cake. Be sure to visit a local chip shop for fresh fish and chips, and sample Irish ales in a traditional pub.

  • The climate in the UK and Ireland is temperate, with regular rainfall throughout the year. We suggest packing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress.  A few important items to bring include sturdy walking shoes and a waterproof jacket with a hood. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • Tipping is less common than in the U.S. When dining out, some restaurants will add a service charge of 12.5 percent to your bill, especially for groups.  If a service hasn’t been added, it’s appropriate to leave 10 – 15 percent gratuity.

    At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend €3.00 per person/per day for your driver and €5.00 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 euros per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.


Cardiff Castle Tour

Adult Price: £21

You’ll explore this unique castle on a private tour and hear tales about the eclectic refurbishments. Done in the 1800s by architect William Burgess, his influences included Islamic art, Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tales and even Aesop's fables. You’ll also walk on the battlements and climb the 1,000-year-old Norman keep for superb views over Cardiff.


Dublin Dinner and Cabaret

Adult Price: € 71

Enjoy an evening of fine food and non-stop fun as Ireland’s history unfolds in a cabaret of comedy, song and dance. The cast will have you tapping your toes and joining in the show, all in the spirit of Irish humour. And you’ll even be served an Irish coffee to round off your dinner.

Experience the Ancient Monastic Site of Glendalough

Adult Price: € 20

Enjoy a visit to one of the most important monastic sites in Europe, which dates back to the 6th century. Your Local Specialist will tell tales and show you around this sacred area, famous for its tranquil beauty amidst the rolling countryside of County Wicklow, the garden of Ireland.

Dinner in Dublin City

Adult Price: € 45

Come to one of Dublin's most locally-loved restaurant-pubs. You'll enjoy dinner and charming hospitality that this part of the world is renowned for.


Edinburgh by Night and Dinner

Adult Price: £42

We'll drive into the old city of Edinburgh to see the city at night with photo opportunities of the Castle and the Grassmarket, famous for historic executions and when possible visit one of the most haunted graveyards and see the grave of Greyfriars Bobby, the famous Skye Terrier. Then, we'll make our way to a local restaurant for a delicious dinner and drink.

Local Dinner Evening

Adult Price: £36

Join us and your travelling companions for a delicious traditional dinner and drink at a local restaurant.

Rosslyn Chapel

Adult Price: £18

We’ll drive out of Edinburgh to the tiny village of Rosslyn, where you’ll hear the inside story on the famous Rosslyn Chapel. You’ll also visit one of Scotland's most unusual 15th century buildings, famed for its associations with the Knights Templar, the Masonic movement, and now 'The Da Vinci Code'.

Scottish Show With Dinner

Adult Price: £58

Tonight is your chance to put on that tartan and join us for an evening of singing, dancing and bagpipe playing at an internationally famous venue. You’ll enjoy delicious food and wine, join in the singing and watch a Highland dance or two. There's even a chance to sample Scotland’s national dish – haggis.


Beara Peninsula Cruise and Dinner

Adult Price: € 57

Join us for a scenic drive along Kenmare Bay to our boat, which will take you around the stunning coastline past deserted islands, looking out for bird and animal life. We've booked a table at one of our favourite local restaurants, where you'll be served a drink and a delicious meal of Irish seafood specialities.


Experience a Jaunting Cart Ride

Adult Price: € 21

Enjoy a traditional pony and trap ride through the beautiful Bourn-Vincent National Park. During your journey, your Local Specialist will share fascinating anecdotes about the area and Ireland.


Famous Sights and the Fab Four

Adult Price: £17

Come along on a guided tour of Liverpool. From its glorious maritime past to its famous cultural present, you’ll discover the two magnificently different cathedrals, see Mathew Street, birthplace of The Beatles, and admire the Mersey Sound.


Warwick Castle

Adult Price: £18

You’ll visit the magnificent State Apartments, see the wax-works, explore the exhibitions and climb Guy and Caesar’s Towers for panoramic views – before visiting the Gaol. You may even get to see the firing of the greatest of medieval siege weapons, the Trebuchet. 'The Castle Dungeon' is a separate experience and not included.


Explore Waterford's Viking History

Adult Price: € 17

Join us in Waterford, where the history dates back as far as the Vikings. Your Local Specialist will bring the historic area to life through stories and anecdotes; one guest even described the trip as the "best history lesson ever".


Private Cruise On Lake Windermere

Adult Price: £16

Enjoy an exclusive cruise on a private boat on England's most beautiful and largest lake, taking in the northern coastline, beautiful houses, gardens and Wray Castle. You’ll see deserted islands, boats and birdlife as you explore the area loved by Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.

Windermere Cruise And Steam Train Ride

Adult Price: £18

A chance to view the glorious scenery of the Lake District as we cruise across England’s largest lake. Then step back in time as we board the steam train for a short journey from Lakeside to Haverthwaite.


Ghost Walk And Dinner

Adult Price: £40

The 2000-year-old Roman city of York abounds with tales of murder and mystery, some of which you'll discover as you take a stroll with the local ghost hunter. You’ll finish with a drink and delicious meal in a local restaurant. Without the walk - meal and drinks only - £36.

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo takes place every year in August and is included on three departures in 2017:  

July 27, August 3, and August 10.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, often referred to as "the most spectacular show on earth," is an exciting celebration showcasing the best of Scottish music, dance, and military pageantry.  In 2017 it will take place in Edinburgh from August 4th to August 26th, and is sure to draw entertainers and spectators from around the world. 

Tickets and arrangements have been included on these select departures. Book early as they will sell out quickly!

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