Tours


2019 - 10 Day Best of Britain
From $2,785.00 (USD)

HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th, August 11th and August 18th departuresDiscover the rich history of Windsor, Oxford, and York as local historians guide you around these charmi...
 
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2019 - 10 Day Best of Britain
4 Star Vacation - 9 Nights/14 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th, August 11th and August 18th departures
  • Discover the rich history of Windsor, Oxford, and York as local historians guide you 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 hot breakfasts (B)
  • 1 lunch (L)
  • 3 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening at Dalhousie Castle in Edinburgh and a festive Welsh banquet at Castle Cardiff

    Hotels:

  • Macdonald Windsor Hotel
    Windsor (1 night)
  • York Marriott
    York (1 night)
  • Dalhousie Castle Hotel
    Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Hilton Hotel Liverpool
    Liverpool (1 night)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff
    Cardiff (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
    London (3 nights)

    All CIE Guided Vacations Include1:

  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • Call 8778961668 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13984020
    Tour OperatorCIE Tours
    OfferOffer valid through 9/30/2018
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    Itinerary
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1WindsorWINDSOR 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 before dinner. After dinner, take a walk around this compact and historic town with a local guide.
    (D)
    Day 2YorkOXFORD & YORK MINSTER : Travel to Blenheim Palace, a monumental "country house" and home to the Dukes of Marlborough. Head to York to tour the Gothic York Minster, which is renowned for magnificent medieval stained glass windows. Enjoy a walking tour -- the only way to access the medieval streets including the Shambles, one of the city's narrowest alleyways.
    (B, D)
    Day 3EdinburghBAMBURGH CASTLE & SCOTTISH EVENING : As you head north, stop for photos at a section of Hadrian's Wall. 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 Edinburgh and hear a piper play before heading back to your hotel, the Dalhousie Castle, for 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 5 - 19 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)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2019 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2018.

    Dates/Pricing
    Tours

    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    April 14, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,580.00 (USD)Quote
    April 21, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,990.00 (USD)Quote
    May 05, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,170.00 (USD)Quote
    May 12, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,760.00 (USD)Quote
    May 26, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,170.00 (USD)Quote
    June 02, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,760.00 (USD)Quote
    June 16, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,170.00 (USD)Quote
    June 30, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,265.00 (USD)Quote
    July 07, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,760.00 (USD)Quote
    July 21, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,170.00 (USD)Quote
    July 28, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,760.00 (USD)Quote
    August 11, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,435.00 (USD)Quote
    August 25, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,345.00 (USD)Quote
    September 01, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,760.00 (USD)Quote
    September 15, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,265.00 (USD)Quote
    October 06, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,960.00 (USD)Quote
    October 13, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,550.00 (USD)Quote
    October 27, 201910 days London to London : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,785.00 (USD)Quote
    Lodging
    Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Windsor (1 night)York Marriott, York (1 night)
    Dalhousie Castle Hotel, Edinburgh (2 nights)Hilton Hotel Liverpool, Liverpool (1 night)
    Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, London (3 nights)
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