Real Britain

Real Britain

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Real Britain

6 Days Starting and ending in London

Visiting:

Bath

,

Cardiff

,

Liverpool

,

Lake District

,

Edinburgh

,

Hadrian's Wall

,

York

,

Stratford-upon-Avon

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

WIBTA17

Group size:

15 - 54

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:

$1199

$1030 (USD)

Operator discount: $120

tourhub discount: $49

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Tour Overview

Medieval castles and the inspiring beauty of the Lake District are highlights on this exciting England, Scotland and Wales trip. Learn about the runaway wedding capital, Gretna Green and Tudor history in Ludlow before you ascend to lofty Castle Rock for spellbinding views of Edinburgh.

Highlights

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    Explore Edinburgh with a Local Specialist

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    Discover Bath, Cardiff, Liverpool and York

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    Visit Stonehenge, the Roman Baths in Bath, the Tudor town of Ludlow, Gretna Green, Edinburgh Castle, and Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

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    View Bath Abbey, Cardiff Castle, the Lake District's magnificent scenery, Hadrian's Wall, York Minster, and Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage

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    See the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh

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    Tickets for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo are included on departures that coincide with performance dates

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    Connect With Locals Enjoy a traditional British Be My Guest dinner hosted by a local family in the dining room of either their elegant town house in the city or in their impressive country house overlooking picturesque scenery in the Vale of York.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Journey to Stonehenge, Bath and Cardiff

Location:

  Bath, Cardiff


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Park Inn by Radisson City Centre


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Experience first-hand what's 'great' about Great Britain on this mesmerising sojourn past the peaks of Wales and the rolling hills and lush farmlands of England to 'bonnie' Scotland. We kick-start our adventure in the cosmopolitan capital of London, heading west to visit Stonehenge’s stone monoliths, whose centuries-old myths have yet to be fully revealed. The elegant Georgian architecture of Bath takes centre stage during our visit to this famous spa town. Here, we'll see the Abbey and visit the Roman Baths, before crossing the Severn Estuary to Cardiff. Delve into the proud culture and heritage of the Welsh as you embark on an orientation of the city to see the Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle, in the heart of the city. Tonight, we celebrate the beginning of an epic adventure through Great Britain at a Welcome Reception.

icon Day 2 : Through the Scenic Countryside to Liverpool

Location:

  Liverpool


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Jurys Inn


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


The half-timbered Tudor houses of Ludlow feature today on our exploration of this market town with its medieval walls and historic castle. We journey north through the Shropshire Hills and Cheshire landscapes to the bold British city of Liverpool, hometown of the 'Fab Four'. Saunter through its edgy 'Scouse' streets and perhaps visit The Cavern Club, where the Beatles once played, during your evening at leisure.

icon Day 3 : Venture to the Romantic Lake District and on to Edinburgh

Location:

  Lake District, Edinburgh


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Jurys Inn


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


The enchanting views of Britain's Lake District provide a scenic backdrop for our drive north to Scotland. Skirt the romantic shores of Lake Windermere and enjoy views that inspired literary greats like William Wordsworth. We stop at the runaway wedding capital that is Gretna Green where 'Blacksmith Priests' would marry couples over the Marriage Anvil. Later, we arrive in enchanting Edinburgh – our home for the next two nights.

icon Day 4 : Discover Edinburgh’s Treasures

Location:

  Edinburgh


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Ramble up the Royal Mile in the mesmerising medieval city of Edinburgh, where you'll join a Local Specialist on an included city sightseeing tour. Stroll through the Old Town and view Arthur's Seat and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, for centuries the seat of the kings and queens of the Scots. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched atop Castle Rock overlooking the city. Spend the rest of the day exploring Auld Reekie's medieval relics and elegant Georgian and Gothic façades on your own, or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia.

icon Day 5 : Explore Hadrian’s Wall and Onwards to York

Location:

  Hadrian's Wall, York


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Holiday Inn


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Trace the northern frontier of the Roman Empire at Hadrian's Wall before crossing the River Tyne and venturing south to the ancient cathedral city of York, whose origins hark back to Roman times. Walk along the famous Shambles and view York Minster, one of the greatest cathedrals in the world. This evening we Connect With Locals, joining a family in York for a home-cooked Be My Guest Farewell Dinner and some hearty British hospitality.

icon Day 6 : Admire Stratford-upon-Avon and return to London

Location:

  Stratford-upon-Avon


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Delve into the fascinating story of Shakespeare's life at his Birthplace and Visitor Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon, and view Anne Hathaway's thatched cottage. We return to London this evening where our memorable encounter with Britain's icons comes to an end.

What's Included

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    1 Be My Guest

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    1 Welcome Reception

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    5 Breakfasts

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    All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

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    All porterage and restaurant gratuities

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    All transport and transfers shown

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    An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

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    Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

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    Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals

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    Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

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What's Not Included

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    International Travel

Check out our Q&As

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

Are flights included in this tour?

No

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

No

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Yes

Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Thursday

Dec 22, 2022

Tuesday

Dec 27, 2022
  • Operator discount: $138 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $56 (USD)

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$1189 (USD)

Operator discount: $138

tourhub discount: $56

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Wednesday

Dec 28, 2022

Monday

Jan 02, 2023
  • Operator discount: $151 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $61 (USD)

$1506
$1294 (USD)
$1506
$1294 (USD)

Operator discount: $151

tourhub discount: $61

Instant Booking Available

Monday

Mar 13, 2023

Saturday

Mar 18, 2023
  • Operator discount: $120 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $49 (USD)

$1199
$1030 (USD)
$1199
$1030 (USD)

Operator discount: $120

tourhub discount: $49

Instant Booking Available

Monday

Mar 20, 2023

Saturday

Mar 25, 2023
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$1199
$1145 (USD)
$1199
$1145 (USD)

tourhub discount: $54

Instant Booking Available

Monday

Mar 27, 2023

Saturday

Apr 01, 2023
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$1199
$1145 (USD)
$1199
$1145 (USD)

tourhub discount: $54

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Real Britain

6 Days Starting and ending in London

Visiting:

Bath

,

Cardiff

,

Liverpool

,

Lake District

,

Edinburgh

,

Hadrian's Wall

,

York

,

Stratford-upon-Avon

Tour operator:

Trafalgar

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

WIBTA17

Group size:

15 - 54

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:

$1199

$1030 (USD)

Operator discount: $120

tourhub discount: $49

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  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
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  • Balance due 60 days before departure
See local operators tour description
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