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Trafalgar Amazing Britain
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  • Location
    England, Europe
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    8 Days
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Rugged landscapes and ancient kingdoms - the heritage of Scotland and England revealed on this jaunt past medieval cities, shimmering lochs and rugged Highland cliffs. Discover the beautiful city of Edinburgh, explore the Scottish Highlands, uncover the secrets of Loch Ness. Visit the charming UNESCO-listed Bath, the trendy Bristol and the mystical rock formation of Stonehenge. Experience the Beatles rhythms in Liverpool and explore medieval York. Witness with your own eyes the birthplace of Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon. 

Tour Highlights
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  • Discover Edinburgh

  • Explore York, Durham, Glasgow, Bristol and Bath

  • Visit Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, a Whisky Distillery, Gretna Green, Wye Valley, the Roman Baths in Bath and the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge

  • VeiwAnne Hathaway's thatched cottage, York Minster, Hadrians' Wall, Jedburgh Abbey and Tintern Abbey

  • See the 18th green on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Blair Castle and the Lake District

What's Included
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  • 11 Meals
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar's recommended London hotel

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • VIP entry to many sights

Tour Itinerary
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Day 1.LONDON – STRATFORD-UPON-AVON – YORK

Indulge your love of theatre and poetry this morning as we travel to romantic Stratford-upon-Avon, made famous by its favourite son, William Shakespeare.  Carry on to the ancient cathedral city of York where you will enjoy an orientation walk to view its ancient city walls, picturesque Shambles and magnificent 800-year-old Minster.

Day 2.YORK – DURHAM – EDINBURGH (2 NIGHTS)

Venture north to the medieval riverside town of Durham, whose exquisite 11th-century Durham Cathedral sits imposingly alongside Durham Castle watching over the medieval streets below.

Day 3.EDINBURGH SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

Fall in love with the enchanting city of Edinburgh as you join a Local Specialist to discover what lies behind its medieval façades. Ramble up the Royal Mile and enjoy astounding views of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament. Visit Edinburgh Castle perched atop Castle Rock overlooking the city.

Day 4.EDINBURGH – ST. ANDREWS – PITLOCHRY – SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

Cross the Firth of Forth to the ancient Kingdom of Fife and St. Andrews. Continue your journey into the dramatic Scottish Highlands, where you'll 'Dive Into Culture' at a whisky distillery and sample a wee dram.

Day 5.SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS – SPEAN BRIDGE – GLENCOE – LOCH LOMOND – GLASGOW

The arresting natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands provides a stunning backdrop for today's leisurely drive to Glasgow. View the World War II Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge and admire views of Britain's highest mountain - Ben Nevis. See Glencoe and travel to the "bonnie" banks of Scotland's prettiest loch, Loch Lomond.

Day 6.GLASGOW – GRETNA GREEN – LAKE DISTRICT – LIVERPOOL

Returning to England, 'Connect With Locals', joining Farmer John and his wife Christine for a Be My Guest lunch in the company of Highland cows. See beautiful Lake District landscapes and skirt the romantic shores of Lake Windermere, arriving in edgy Liverpool of 'Fab Four' fame for an evening at leisure.

Day 7.LIVERPOOL – WYE VALLEY – BRISTOL

Traverse the pretty Welsh countryside this morning and stop in an area of outstanding natural beauty - the Wye Valley, with its characteristic limestone gorge scenery and dense woodlands.

Day 8.BRISTOL – BATH – STONEHENGE – LONDON

Journeying back to London, visit the UNESCO-listed city of Bath to admire its elegant Georgian façades and the Roman baths from which the city takes its name. Emerging from the Salisbury Plain, the imposing monoliths of Stonehenge are your final stop before continuing through the lush Wiltshire and Hampshire landscapes to London, where your amazing holiday comes to an end.

Included Trafalgar Experiences
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CONNECT WITH LOCALS


Meet Farmer John and his wife Christine and enjoy a few hours of Cumbria farm-life with a traditional Be My Guest cream tea and some Highland cow company thrown in for good measure. (Day 6)

DIVE INTO CULTURE


Warm your heart with a little Scottish whisky at a traditional distillery in the Scottish Highlands. (Day 4)

LOCAL SPECIALISTS


For included sightseeing in Edinburgh

Accommodation
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  • Holiday Inn
  • Leonardo Royal Haymarket/Holiday Inn
  • Highlander
  • MacDonald Crutherland House
  • Mercure Atlantic Tower
  • Mercure Holland House
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