Britain and Ireland Panorama

From the spires of London, Edinburgh and York to wild, windswept landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and Ireland, explore all the nooks and crannies of Britain and Ireland – their historic cities, cultural diversity and breathtaking countryside on display as you explore such highlights as Dublin and Cardiff, and enjoy Highland cow company with Farmer John in Cumbria.

Price Includes

• 15 nights hotel accommodation
• 22 meals: 15 full breakfasts, 1 lunch (Be My Guest), 6 dinners
• On-trip transport
• All transport as per itinerary (including ferries)

Travel dates:
12 Apr – 26 Apr 2018
Other departures available between April – October 2018, seasonal surcharges may apply.

Bonus

Early Payment Discount: SAVE 7.5%*
Helloworld Exclusive Offer: Save $200* per person for trips 14 days or longer

Room/Cabin information
Twin share
Offer Ends

23 Feb 18,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Product itinerary

Day 1 London ▶ Stratford-upon-Avon ▶ York
Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Visitor Centre and see Anne Hathaway’s cottage in Stratfordupon- Avon, before arriving in York to see the magnificent York Minster. This evening, we join our Travel Director and travel companions for a delicious Yorkshire dinner in our hotel. (WR) Hotel: Novotel Centre

Day 2 York ▶ Jedburgh ▶ Edinburgh (2 Nights)
Journey through the Northumberland National Park, via Jedburgh Abbey to the enchanting Scottish capital, Edinburgh. During the Edinburgh Festival, tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle are included. (FB) Hotel: Leonardo Royal

Day 3 Edinburgh Sightseeing
Join your Local Specialist this morning for a sightseeing tour through Auld Leekie’s elegant New Town, Princes Street and the Royal Mile, enjoying views of the exquisite Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur’s Seat. Embark on a
guided visit of Edinburgh Castle and consider a traditional Scottish night out this evening soaking up the aromas of haggis and the exhilarating sounds of bagpipes that fill the air. (FB)

Day 4 Edinburgh ▶ St. Andrews ▶ Pitlochry ▶ Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)
Today we travel across the Firth of Forth to St. Andrews to view the celebrated ancient university and explore centuries of golf heritage. Our next stop is the charming Scottish village of Pitlochry on the banks of the River Tummel. Consider an Optional Experience to visit Blair Castle, the ancestral home to the Dukes of Atholl. (FB, D) Hotel: Laggan Gaskmore Authentic
Accommodation

Day 5 Isle of Skye, Culloden and Scenic Highland Excursion
We pass the Glenfinnan Monument erected to commemorate the site where the 1745 Jacobite Rising began. We cross the sea by ferry to the Isle of Skye, driving up the Sleat Peninsula before crossing over a road bridge to view scenic Eilean Donan Castle and Culloden battlefield. (FB, D)

Day 6 Scottish Highlands ▶ Glencoe ▶ Loch Lomond ▶ Glasgow
Our first stop today is at the World War II Commando Memorial near Fort William for breathtaking views of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Continuing south through the ‘Glen of the Weeping’. Arriving in Glasgow, we enjoy an orientation tour including views of the Cathedral and magnificent George Square. We’ll also visit the Necropolis for a Cultural Insight into one
of Europe’s most important 19th century burial grounds. (FB) Hotel: Crowne Plaza

Day 7 Glasgow ▶ Lake District ▶ Liverpool
Enjoy a special Be My Guest lunch with Farmer John and his wife Christine on their Cumbrian working farm. We continue our journey through the beautiful Lake District landscapes that have inspired poets and painters for centuries. See Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, before travelling to Liverpool. (FB, BG) Hotel: Mercure Atlantic Tower

Day 8 Liverpool ▶ Chester ▶ Dublin (2 Nights)
The charming half-timbered Tudor ‘Rows’ in Chester are our first stop today as we travel to Holyhead to catch our ferry across the Irish Sea to Dublin. Soak up Irish hospitality and delicious local flavours during a Regional Meal at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. (FB, RM) Hotel: Ballsbridge

Day 9 Dublin Sightseeing
Larger than life, the tiny capital of Dublin is ours to explore this morning as we delve into the city’s iconic sights with a Local Specialist. See Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the stately Georgian Squares, before visiting the Guinness Storehouse to find out about Ireland’s famous brew and the man whose flowery red signature still appears on every bottle. The rest of the day
is yours to soak up the charming atmosphere on your terms. Consider an Optional Experience at an Irish Cabaret for an unforgettable evening spent in good company. (FB)

Day 10 Dublin ▶ Galway ▶ Limerick
Journey to the West Coast and the vibrant cultural city of Galway where you will have an opportunity to view Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square before continuing to Limerick. (FB) Hotel: Greenhills

Day 11 Limerick ▶ Ring of Kerry ▶ Cork
Admire Ireland’s enduring scenic beauty on one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Circling the spectacular Ring of Kerry, we see mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that has inspired writers and poets for centuries. (FB, D) Hotel: Maldron

Day 12 Cork ▶ Blarney ▶ Cobh ▶ Waterford ▶ Wexford
In the pursuit of acquiring the ‘gift of the gab’, we visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous Blarney Stone before stopping in picturesque Cobh for a walking tour with a Local Specialist. This charming seaside city was the final port of call for the tragic Titanic on its fateful voyage. This afternoon we visit the House of Waterford Crystal and watch talented master craftsmen at work
during a Cultural Insight tour of their workshop and admire the delicately crafted pieces on display. (FB) Hotel: Maldron

Day 13
Wexford ▶ Cardiff
We cross the Irish Sea to Wales and its capital, Cardiff, where we will see the Millennium Stadium and view the Millennium Centre, National Assembly and Victorian fantasy Cardiff Castle at the heart of the city. (FB) Hotel: Clayton

Day 14 Cardiff ▶ Bath ▶ Glastonbury ▶ Plymouth (2 Nights)
Traverse the Severn Estuary to Bath and visit its Roman Baths before spending some time at leisure to explore the city. We wind our way to mystical Glastonbury to visit the 7th century Abbey. (FB) Hotel: Copthorne

Day 15 Polperro and Dartmoor Excursion
View the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, where brave pilgrims embarked on their epic voyage to America. Visit the quaint fishing village of Polperro before enjoying a scenic drive through the brooding landscapes of Dartmoor. This
evening, we join our travel companions and Travel Director for a memorable Farewell Dinner. (FB, FD)

Day 16 Plymouth ▶ Stonehenge ▶ London
Visit the mystical ancient monoliths of Stonehenge before journeying back to London this afternoon where our unforgettable journey comes to an end. (FB)

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