Highlights of Britain & Ireland

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August 7 - 22, 2017

 

Tour Price Includes

  • Round Trip airfare from Salt Lake City - New Non-stop flights on Delta Airlines!!
  • Fully escorted by Brian Judd Tours
  • Local Globus Tour Guide
  • Complete Tour Highlights of all four countries!
  • First Class Hotels, central locations
  • 19 meals, including full breakfast each day, and four menu choice dinners and one dinner at a Traditional Irish Pub.
  • Baggage Handling throughout
  • See the Changing of the Guard, Kiss the Blarney Stone and Hear Scottish Bagpipes!
  • Experienced Tour Guides who take very good care of you!
  • An exciting tour and a great time, guaranteed!

Plus: Tickets to fantastic edinburgh Castle Military Tattoo show!

Tour Price

* EARLY BOOKING BONUS * 
Save $300.00 per person with Early Booking!

$4995.00 per person double if booked by February 15th!
Including round trip airfare from Salt Lake City!

* Non-stop flights from Salt Lake City to London on Delta Airlines

($5295.00 per person if booked after February 15th)

* Pay by check prices reflected.    Credit cards +3%

Itinerary Below

 

Day 1: Salt Lake City - London

Board your NON-STOP flight from Salt Lake to London

Day 2: London

Welcome to London! Your tour escort and local guide are available to help you to make the most of your stay.

Day 3: London

Your morning sightseeing with a local guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall's mounted horseguards and Prime Minister's Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Highlights are a visit to ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL and the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard, if held. (B)

Day 4: London-Stonehenge-Bath-Newport, Wales

Meet your Local Tour Director and traveling companions and depart London for a memorable day of sightseeing. A special visit to admire breathtaking ORNAMENTAL GARDENS of Henry VIII's Hampton Court Palace; Prehistoric STONEHENGE, with its stunning new visitor center, and in the elegant Georgian city of Bath, the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS. Cross the River Severn for a late afternoon arrival in Wales. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 5: Newport-Cardiff-Waterford, Ireland

An orientation in the Welsh capital features the major attractions: Cardiff Castle, Cathays Park, and the stately civic buildings. Continue along the South Wales coast to Fishguard, where your FERRY is waiting. Sail across St. George's Channel to Rosslare and proceed by coach to Waterford, a stronghold founded by the Danish Vikings in 853. After dinner this evening, enjoy an IRISH COFFEE DEMONSTRATION. (B,D)

Day 6: Waterford-Blarney-Killarney

First of the day's highlights is a guided tour of the HOUSE OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL. Via the port city of Cork, motor to Blarney, renowned for its magical Kissing Stone (*Option to kiss the stone for a small local fee), and then on to Killarney for a two-night stay. (B)

Day 7: Killarney- Ring of Kerry

Follow the road known as the RING OF KERRY for a spectacular 100-mile panoramic drive around the island's southwestern tip and take your photos of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View. (B)

Day 8: Killarney-Adare-Cashel-Kildare-Dublin

Drive to quaint Adare and in Limerick with its colorful thatched cottages and on to the Rock of Cashel, where St. Patrick preached. Then, visit the IRISH NATIONAL STUD whose fine thoroughbreds command respect on the racecourses of the world. (B)

Day 9: Dublin

Get an overview of Ireland's capital as you drive to statue-lined O'Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, and St. Patrick's Cathedral. This afternoon is at leisure to enjoy this vibrant city. (B)

Day 10: Dublin-Malahide-Belfast, Northern Ireland

Set in 250 acred of park land, and formerly both fortress and private home of the Talbot family for nearly 800 years, your first visit is at MALAHIDE CASTLE. Join your local guide on a tour of the castle with its interesting mix of architectural styles, then stroll through the extensive gardens. On your way to Northern Ireland, cross the Boyne River and drive on to Belfast for a cisit to the fascinating TITANIC EXHIBTION, where you learn all about the building of the largest passenger steam ship, its maiden voyage, and the tragic night of April 14, 1912. For dinner, enjoy a traditional IRISH CUISINE at the famous Crown Liquor Saloon, a Local Favorite! (B,D)

Day 11: Belfast-Edinburgh, Scotland

First thing this morning, a "Living History" tour in the company of a local guide. See all the famous landmarks, including the Parliament House at Stormont, City Hall, the Albert Memorial Clock Tower, and Queens University. Next, board your FERRY to cross the North Channel to Cairnryan on Scotland's southwest coast and continue through the scenic Scottish border country to Edinburgh. (B)

Day 12: Edinburgh

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old "New Town" and famous scientists, inventors, and novelists. In the "Old Town" drive up the narrow Royal Mile to EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels, then explore HOLYROOD PALACE (Except when the Queen is in residence). Afternoon at leisure. Tonight experience the world renowned Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 13: Edinburgh-Alnwick, England-York

Relax and enjoy vistas of the beautiful North Sea coastline as you drive via Berwick-upon-Tweed to Alnwick, voted the "best place to live in Britain" in a national survey. In York, England's most complete medieval city, visit YORK MINSTER, the largest gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. Then follow your tour director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow of Shambles. (B,D)

Day 14: York-Coventry-Stratford-Upon-Avon

In Coventry, view the splendid modern cathedral that rose from the rubble of severe World War II bombings, and in Stratford-upon-Avon, take your pictures of Anne Hathaway's cottage and visit SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE. (B,D)

Day 15: Stratford-Upon-Avon-London

Today's spectacular highlight is a guided tour of magnificent BLENHEIM PALACE, home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. End the tour in style with a cold beverage while looking over the Water Terraces. Depart after lunch time and return to London at about 3:30pm. (B)

Day 16: London-Salt Lake City

Your tour ends with a NON STOP flight from LONDON to SALT LAKE CITY and wonderful memories of the British Isles! (B)

About this Tour

16 Exciting Days! "A Wonderful Way To See The "BEST OF THE BRITISH ISLES!" at the nicest time of year to go! See all four countries in one trip! England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales!

PLUS: We have the new non-stop flight from Salt Lake City to London on Delta Airlines!

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