GLOBUS 2021: Britain & Ireland in Depth (GT)
24 days from London to London
The drawbridges are down. The silver is polished. The tea is steeping from meadow to moor. One lump or two? How about five?! Showing you the sweet sights of five captivating countries over 24 days, our most in-depth tour of Britain and Ireland truly pours on the charm. Royals and writers, artists and architects, real-life warriors and fictional spies-you'll walk in the footsteps of them all throughout the legendary cities, seaside villages, and quaint countryside hamlets of England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. Coast to coast, castle to castle, and pub to pub, you'll drink in the classic landmarks and landscapes, the famous rivers and ruins, the breathtaking islands and Highlands, and the celebrated stories behind them all. From Abbey Road to Penny Lane and Stonehenge to Clava Cairns, this is the rock star of all Britain and Ireland vacations.
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- Offer valid through 3/31/2021
- 24 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||London||Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts will be waiting to welcome you. Free time this afternoon.|
|Day 2||London||LONDON Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Prime Minister's Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, and a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral. (B)|
|Day 3||Plymouth||LONDON Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions at 8 am and drive to Stonehenge.STONEHENGE Guided visit.ILMINSTER Lunch at a local pub.DARTMOOR Scenic drive through the National Park. (B,L) 221 mi / 356 km|
|Day 4||Plymouth||A scenic drive through the West Country to Poldark's Cornwall with photo stop at St. Michael's Mount.ST. IVES Free time in the popular seaside resort.PLYMOUTH [LF] Cruise on Plymouth Sound, one of the world's great natural harbors. See the Mayflower Steps in Barbican. Free time this evening. (B) 161 mi / 255 km|
|Day 5||Newport||GLASTONBURY Visit the city of King Arthur and the Holy Grail legends.BATH Visit the excavations of the Roman Baths followed by free time.NEWPORT Free time. (B) 167 mi / 267 kmENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Newport with an evening of Welsh entertainment and dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 6||Waterford||Drive through South Wales to Fishguard.FISHGUARD Ferry crossing to Rosslare.WATERFORD [LF] An Irish coffee demonstration after dinner. (B,D) 183 mi / 294 km|
|Day 7||Kinsale||WATERFORD Guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal.BLARNEY Visit the village renowned for its magical Kissing Stone with free time to explore.KINSALE Free time. (B,D) 105 mi / 168 km|
|Day 8||Killarney||RING OF KERRY Panoramic drive around part of the island's southwestern tip.KILLARNEY Free time this afternoon. (B) 154 mi / 247 km|
|Day 9||Killarney||KILLARNEY Free time before [LF] dinner at Scruffy's pub with traditional Irish music. (B,D)|
|Day 10||Limerick||DINGLE PENINSULA Visit the Blasket Islands Centre.ADARE Stop at the quaint village to see its pretty thatched cottages.LIMERICK Free time. (B) 160 mi / 257 km|
|Day 11||Sligo||CLIFFS OF MOHER Visit the 668-foot-high cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean.GALWAY Free time.SLIGO Free time this evening. (B,D) 167 mi / 270 km|
|Day 12||Belfast||BELLEEK Visit a pottery renowned for its Parian porcelain.DERRY Walk on the city walls with a Local Guide.GIANT'S CAUSEWAY See more than 40,000 interlocking basalt columns formed millions years ago. (B,D) 227 mi / 352 km|
|Day 13||Dublin||BELFAST Orientation drive includes City Hall, the Albert Memorial Clock Tower, and Queen's University. Visit the Titanic Experience museum.CARLINGFORD Stop in the charming village on the Cooley Peninsula. (B) 128 mi / 206 km|
|Day 14||Dublin||DUBLIN Orientation drive to see O'Connell Street, Georgian squares, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Trinity College. Free time. (B)|
|Day 15||Liverpool||DUBLIN Ferry crossing on the North Channel.NORTH WALES A photo stop at tongue-twisting Llanfairpwllgwyngyll. Scenic drive through North Wales to Liverpool.LIVERPOOL Free time this evening. (B) 126 mi / 203 km|
|Day 16||Glasgow||LIVERPOOL Visit The Beatles Story.LAKE DISTRICT (a UNESCO World Heritage site) Scenic Drive.GRASMERE Visit Wordsworth's beloved village and [LF] try the original Grasmere gingerbread.GRETNA GREEN See where the blacksmith would wed runaway couples. (B,D) 238 mi / 382 km.|
|Day 17||Inverness||Drive past Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Glen Coe, and Fort William en route to ferry crossing to the Isle of Skye.ISLE OF SKYE Visit the Museum of the Isles before driving across the Inner Hebridean island.LOCH NESS Drive the length of the legendary lake. (B,D) 251 mi / 404 km|
|Day 18||Inverness||THE HIGHLANDS Visit the prehistoric site of Clava Cairns. Visit but the Culloden battlefield site and visitor center. Visit Brodie Castle. (B) 30 mi / 48 km|
|Day 19||Edinburgh||PITLOCHRY Walk through the Victorian mountain resort.ST. ANDREWS See the home of golf and famous university town.EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO Attend the world-renowned Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performance. (Departures July 20 through August 10 only). (B) 202 mi / 326 km|
|Day 20||Edinburgh||EDINBURGH Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town, and the Old Town. Visit Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland's Crown Jewels and visit Holyrood Palace (when available, excluding August and other occasional dates). Free time. (B)|
|Day 21||York||KELSO Visit Floors Castle, the largest inhabited castle in Scotland.YORK See York Minster on a guided walk through The Shambles. (B) 213 mi / 343 km|
|Day 22||Stratford-upon-Avon||STRATFORD-UPON-AVON See Anne Hathaway's Cottage and visit Shakespeare's Birthplace.COTSWOLDS Scenic drive followed by [LF] dinner at a local pub. (B,D) 162 mi / 260 km|
|Day 23||London||WOODSTOCK Visit to Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.LONDON Free time this afternoon. (B) 98 mi / 159 km|
|Day 24||London||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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