Gems of Britain - Classic Group, 2022

Gems of Britain - Classic Group, 2022

Start: London Finish: London

Visiting: London, Stratford-upon-Avon, York, Jedburgh, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Chester, Cardiff, Bath


Duration: 4 Nights

Tour code: B995FA17

Tour operator: Insight Vacations


From: $1507 $1477

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Tour Overview

Succinct and full of bucket-list highlights, this spirited journey captures the essence of Britain in only a few days. It includes a fantastic cross-section of Britain’s historic towns, traditional heritage, cultural figures and idyllic scenic landscapes.

Highlights

  • iconBath: During an orientation you will see the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey.
  • iconDining Summary: 4 Breakfast (B), 1 Dinner with Wine (DW)
  • iconLiverpool: Stay in the home city of The Beatles.
  • iconYork: Your Travel Director will show you the York Minster, the city walls and the medieval Shambles during you orientation of the city.
  • iconBath: Choose to visit the well-preserved remains of the Roman Baths, where natural hot springs still flow or alternatively, step into the world of an esteemed author at the Jane Austen Centre.
  • iconStonehenge: Walk around the strange and awe-inspiring monoliths that have reputedly stood for 5,000 years.
  • iconJedburgh: See the Abbey, now in ruins.
  • iconCardiff: During an orientation with your Travel Director, see the castle and Principality Stadium.
  • iconChester: During you orientation with your Travel Director see the Jubilee Clock, the cathedral, city walls and famous black and white Rows.
  • iconEdinburgh: Explore the city with your Local Expert as you travel along Princes Street to see the Scott Memorial, the neoclassical Adam facades of New Town and the official Scottish residence of the Queen, Palace of Holyroodhouse.
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Itinerary

icon Day 1: London & Medieval York

Location: London, Stratford-upon-Avon, York

Accommodation: Hilton York.

Meals: Dinner with Wine

At 07:15, meet your Travel Director at the trip hotel in London and depart for Stratford-upon-Avon. Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare and admire the architecture of this pretty town nestled beside the River Avon. Head north to historic York and walk inside the city walls see to the topsy-turvy Shambles, a picturesque street with warped overhanging timber-framed houses. Admire the glorious York Minster, which is the largest medieval church in northern Europe. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner and the chance to get to know your fellow travellers.(Dinner with Wine)

icon Day 2: Over the Border to Edinburgh

Location: York, Jedburgh, Edinburgh

Accommodation: Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh.

Meals: Breakfast

Pass the ruined Jedburgh Abbey, en route to Edinburgh. Your Local Expert will show you Edinburgh Castle, home to the Honours of Scotland. At the end of the Royal Mile see the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of Her Majesty, the Queen. Cross over to Princes Street, passing the Sir Walter Scott Monument, to explore the elegant 18th century New Town with its classical Adam facades. In the evening, select departures will attend The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - a colourful mix of pipes and drums, dance and display, set against the floodlit backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.(Breakfast)

icon Day 3: The Lake District and Liverpool

Location: Edinburgh, Liverpool

Accommodation: Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool.

Meals: Breakfast

Journey via Gretna Green, where many eloping English couples have married, to the beautiful English Lake District where there is time at leisure to explore on your own. Why not choose the Optional Excursion of a cruise on Windermere and steam train ride? There really is no better way to admire the incredible scenery of rugged mountain and secluded bays. Continue to lively Liverpool, home of The Beatles, for an orientation.(Breakfast)

icon Day 4: Roman Chester and Cardiff

Location: Liverpool, Chester, Cardiff

Accommodation: Clayton Hotel, Cardiff.

Meals: Breakfast

Visit the former Roman fortress town of Chester. Walk along part of the city walls, see the Eastgate Clock, Chester Cathedral, remains of the Roman Amphitheatre and the unique black and white shopping arcades known as the ‘Rows.’ After time to explore, cross into Wales and head for the capital Cardiff for an orientation of the port city, on the River Taff.(Breakfast)

icon Day 5: Bath, Stonehenge and London

Location: Cardiff, Bath, London

Meals: Breakfast

Cross the Severn Bridge back into England and travel to the City of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built above one of Britain's thermal, mineral springs. Explore Bath with Insight Choice. Visit its incredibly well-preserved Roman Baths or discover the town’s significance in the life and work of Jane Austen. Travel across Salisbury Plain to visit the pre-historic and mysterious Stonehenge, where the strange and awe-inspiring monoliths are reputed to be up to 5,000 years old. Your journey concludes upon arrival at the trip hotel in London.(Breakfast)

What's Included

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    Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas

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    We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels

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    If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times

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    Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom

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    From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination

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    If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport

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    Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary

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    Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency

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    We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door

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    Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)

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