2019 - 10 Days Best of Britain

10 Days/9 nights Tour

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th - 18th departures
  • Discover the rich history of Windsor and York on walking tours around these charming old towns
  • Visit the medieval Bamburgh Castle and enjoy views of the beach below

    Trip Highlights:

  • British Music Experience
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • Stonehenge
  • Tower of London
  • Windsor Castle

    Dining Experiences:

  • 9 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) 3 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening at Dalhousie Castle in Edinburgh and a festive Welsh banquet at Cardiff Castle.

    Hotels:

  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)
  • York Marriott, York (1 night)
  • Dalhousie Castle Hotel, near Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel, Liverpool (1 night)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, London (3 nights)
  • Call (386) 258-7600 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14203531

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2019
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1WindsowWINDSOR CASTLE : Tour begins 2:30 PM at your Windsor hotel. Visit Windsor Castle, residence of the Queen and the largest inhabited castle in the world. In the evening, join your group for a welcome drink.Take a walk around this compact and historic town with a local guide.
    Day 2YorkBLENHEIM PALACE & COTSWOLD DRIVE : Travel to Blenheim Palace, a monumental "country house" and home to the Dukes of Marlborough. Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Cotswolds, passing through quaint towns and villages nestled among the distinctive rolling hills and valleys. Travel on to York, a city founded by the Romans in the first century and a major wool trading center in the Middle Ages. (B, D)
    Day 3EdinburghYORK MINSTER & BAMBURGH CASTLE : Take a walking tour of York's medieval street, including the Shambles, one of the city's narrowest alleyways. Then tour the Gothic York Minster, renowned for its magnificent medieval stained glass windows. Visit Bamburgh Castle, an imposing medieval fortress that is one of the largest inhabited castles in Britain. This magical castle is set high on a rocky plateau affording wonderful views along the coast. Continue to your hotel near Edinburgh, Dalhousie Castle, and hear a piper play before a lively Scottish evening with dinner and entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 4EdinburghGUIDED CITY TOUR & EDINBURGH CASTLE : Explore central Edinburgh, starting in the 200-year-old "New Town" with its planned streets and elegant Georgian houses. View Princes Street, the city's premier shopping street, and see the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour the imposing Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The afternoon is free to explore on your own. The August 4 - 18 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B)
    Day 5LiverpoolLAKE DISTRICT & BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE : Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired Beatrix Potter's many children's books. Stop in the peaceful village of Grasmere for lunch on your own before continuing to Liverpool. Visit the British Music Experience to see the exhibition dedicated to the history of popular music in Britain, admire the priceless collection of music memorabilia, and enjoy a musical twist. After dinner, head to the world-famous Cavern Club to enjoy live music. (B, L)
    Day 6CardiffTINTERN ABBEY & WELSH EVENING IN CARDIFF : Travel through scenic Shropshire, one of the most unspoiled parts of rural England. Stop in Ludlow, a quintessentially English town to see the castle and quaint old black-and-white houses. Continue through the lovely Welsh countryside to visit the picturesque ruins of Tintern Abbey close to the River Wye. Head to Cardiff and tour Cardiff Castle before enjoying a Welsh banquet with lively music and entertainment. (B, D)
    Day 7LondonROMAN BATHS & STONEHENGE : Take a panoramic drive around Cardiff with a brief walk to see the principal areas and buildings. Head to Bath for a visit to the Roman Baths, hot mineral-rich springs that have been popular since ancient Roman times. Stop for lunch on your own in this historic spa town. Then marvel at the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths of Stonehenge at Salisbury Plain and learn about the primitive building methods used to create such an enduring monument. In London, the evening is free to explore and dine in one of the city's many restaurants. (B)
    Day 8LondonLONDON TOUR & TOWER OF LONDON : Set out on a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus with its statue of Eros, Nelson's Column flanked by huge lions in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, Beefeaters in their distinctive uniforms, ravens, and the priceless Crown Jewels. The rest of the day is free for further exploring. (B)
    Day 9LondonLONDON SIGHTSEEING : Enjoy a day of sightseeing in London by open-top bus tour around the many famous landmarks. There are a number of different routes to choose from including a walking tour and a cruise on the River Thames. (B)
    Day 10LondonTOUR ENDS IN LONDON : Your program ends after breakfast. (B)
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/14/2019$3,449.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    04/21/2019$2,949.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    05/05/2019$2,999.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    05/12/2019$3,499.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    05/26/2019$3,149.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    06/02/2019$3,649.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    06/16/2019$3,199.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    06/30/2019$3,199.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    07/07/2019$3,699.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    07/21/2019$3,149.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    07/28/2019$3,649.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    08/04/2019$3,349.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    08/11/2019$3,349.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    08/18/2019$3,349.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    08/25/2019$3,149.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    09/01/2019$3,649.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    09/08/2019$3,199.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    09/15/2019$3,199.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    10/06/2019$2,999.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    10/13/2019$3,499.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    10/27/2019$2,699.00* (USD) / 10 Days from London to LondonQuote
    Lodging
    Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)
    York Marriott, York (1 night)
    Dalhousie Castle Hotel, near Edinburgh (2 nights)
    Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel, Liverpool (1 night)
    Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
    Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, London (3 nights)

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    • 2019 - 10 Days Best of Britain

      From $2,699.00 (USD)

      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th - 18th departuresDiscover the rich history of Windsor and York on walking tours around these charming old townsVisit the medieval Bamburgh...

     
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