British Isles Tour - Globus® Vacations

The Best of the British Isles (GL)

20 Day Tour from London to London

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From the lively cities to the breathtaking scenery, discover the very best of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland on this British Isles tour. You’ll have 2-night stays in London, Edinburgh, Dublin, Limerick and Exeter as well as an overnight in Warwick, York, Inverness, Glasgow, Liverpool, Tralee, Waterford and Cardiff. You’ll visit some of Britain’s famous castles and palaces, including Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace where you’ll visit the beautiful gardens; Warwick Castle, with a history dating back almost 11 centuries and where you’ll have a special pre-public-opening guided tour; Edinburgh Castle, home of the Scottish Crown Jewels; Holyrood Palace (when available), The Queen’s official Scottish residence; and Balmoral Castle (except when the Royal Family is in residence), the favorite residence of The Queen and her family during the summer holiday period.

You’ll also witness spectacular scenery on this British Isles tour! You’ll cruise on Scotland’s Loch Lomond, mainland Britain’s largest body of fresh water; pass through England’s beautiful Lake District; visit the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher, with its breathtaking views of rugged cliffs dropping into the ocean; join the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and magnificent landscapes; drive through the incomparable landscapes of Snowdonia National Park in Wales; cruise on Plymouth Sound, one of the world’s great natural harbors; and more. Plus, you’ll also experience some charming British towns, such as Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of Shakespeare; Grasmere, home of William Wordsworth; Looe, a small Cornish fishing village; Bath, where you’ll visit the Roman ruins; and much more.

Throughout this British Isles tour, Globus also has included unique experiences for you, such as afternoon tea at a 150-year-old farmhouse in Ireland and a cup of tea and shortbread at Abbotsford House, Sir Walter Scott’s home in Scotland. All of this and much more await you on this fabulous British Isles vacation!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

LONDON
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul’s Cathedral & see the Changing of the Guard, if held
HAMPTON COURT
A special walking tour through the palace’s ornamental gardens
OXFORD
Walking tour
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, visit Shakespeare’s birthplace
WARWICK
Welcome dinner; private pre-public-opening guided tour of the castle
YORK
Walking tour
ABBOTSFORD
Guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s house, then Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite tea/coffee & shortbread
EDINBURGH
Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace
BALMORAL
Visit the castle (when open)
CULLODEN MOOR
Visit the battle site’s visitor center
LOCH LOMOND
Cruise the loch in a private boat
LIVERPOOL
Visit the Beatles Story
HOLYHEAD–DUBLIN
Cross the Irish Sea by ferry
DUBLIN
Orientation drive
KILDARE
Guided tour of the Irish National Stud
LIMERICK
Orientation drive
CLIFFS OF MOHER
Savor the spectacular views
RATHBAUN FARM
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Visit and Afternoon Tea;
RING OF KERRY
Scenic peninsula drive
WATERFORD
Guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal
ROSSLARE–PEMBROKE
Cross St. George’s Channel by ferry
BATH
Visit the Roman relics
CORNWALL
Visit the fishing village of Looe and Plymouth, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Plymouth Sound cruise
DARTMOOR
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Dinner at a local pub
STONEHENGE
Visit the prehistoric monument

NOTE:

  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo ticket included for departures August 2 through August 23

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • City of Bath
  • Frontiers of the Roman Empire
  • Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City
  • Old and New Towns of Edinburgh
  • Stonehenge
  • Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church

Transportation:

Motorcoach; private cruise on Loch Lomond; ferries Holyhead-Dublin, Rosslare-Pembroke. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full English breakfast daily; 7 three-course dinners with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Warwick, and 1 dinner at a local pub in Dartmoor

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1 Arrive In London, England

Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2 London

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the Thames River, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards and the 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. This afternoon, why not join an optional excursion to Windsor Castle or the Tower of London, and later, maybe an optional dinner, followed by a cruise on the Thames River?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 London–Oxford–Stratford-Upon-Avon–Warwick

Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and depart London at 8 am for a lovely day of sightseeing: a special visit to admire the breathtaking ORNAMENTAL GARDENS of Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace; Runnymede, site of the sealing of the Magna Carta; and a walking tour in the university city of Oxford. At Stratford-upon-Avon, visit SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE and take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner with wine at your hotel.

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Day 4 Warwick–York

A spectacular start to the day with a special, pre-public-opening guided tour of magnificent WARWICK CASTLE. Marvel at the opulent Great Hall and State Rooms, and visit the former private apartments. Later, in York, stand in awe in front of the great Minster, then follow your Tour Director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow Shambles.

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Day 5 York–Jedburgh, Scotland–Abbotsford–Edinburgh

See a section of Hadrian’s Wall, and in Jedburgh, take pictures of the abbey ruins and the house of Mary, Queen of Scots. Then, take a guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s ABBOTSFORD HOUSE, and after the tour, enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite CUP OF TEA and SHORTBREAD at the visitors’ center. Spend the next two nights in Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. Tonight, consider an optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. For departures August 2 through August 23, tickets are included for tonight’s performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 Edinburgh

Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town” and famous scientists, inventors, and novelists who lived there. In the “Old Town,” drive up the narrow Royal Mile to EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels, then explore HOLYROOD PALACE (when available). Later, a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia once the perfect royal residence for glittering state visits and family holidays. Dinner rounds off this optional evening.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 Edinburgh–St. Andrews–Braemar–Inverness

Drive over the elegant Forth Road Bridge and through Fife to St. Andrews, whose Royal and Ancient Golf Club has given us the rules of golfing. Then, through Braemar, home of the Royal Highland Games, to BALMORAL CASTLE (except when the Royal Family is in residence). Overnight at Inverness, the Highland capital.

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Day 8 Inverness–Culloden–Fort William–Glasgow

At CULLODEN VISITOR CENTRE, hear the story of the crushing Hanoverian victory over Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Scottish clans. Then, enjoy a day full of Highland splendor: Loch Ness with its mysterious monster, Fort William beneath Ben Nevis, Loch Linnhe, and haunting Glen Coe. Motor across wild Rannoch Moor to the “Bonnie Banks” of Loch Lomond for a CRUISE on the loch before heading south to Glasgow.

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Day 9 Glasgow–Gretna Green–Grasmere, England–Liverpool

On the way through the Lowland Hills, stop at Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples. Enter the beautiful Lake District and visit Grasmere, home of poet William Wordsworth. In Liverpool, visit the award-winning BEATLES STORY, an atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture, and music of the “Fab Four.”

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 Liverpool–North Wales–Dublin, Ireland

Cross the border into North Wales and drive to lovely Betws-y-Coed and through the incomparable landscapes of Snowdonia National Park. After a stop at tongue-twisting Llanfair..., board your FERRY at Holyhead for the crossing to Dublin. For a first taste of Ireland, why not join an optional Irish cabaret evening, including dinner, dance, song, and laughter?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11 Dublin

An orientation drive in the Irish capital includes statue-lined O’Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Oscar Wilde’s Trinity College. The afternoon is at leisure for you to enjoy the vibrant city. Maybe take in an optional dinner outing to the Guinness Storehouse.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 12 Dublin–Kildare–Cashel–Limerick

Across the Curragh to the IRISH NATIONAL STUD at Kildare. On the way to Limerick, see the Rock of Cashel, Tipperary, and on arrival, an orientation drive acquaints you with St. Mary’s Cathedral, King John’s Castle, and the stone where the Treaty of Limerick was signed in 1691. Tonight, you might like to join an optional banquet at Knappogue Castle.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 13 Limerick. West Coast Excursion

A breathtaking view of the Clare coast from the 668-foot CLIFFS OF MOHER, then a drive across the limestone plateau of The Burren to the port city of Galway. Next, a special treat at RATHBAUN FARM: watch the farmer shear a sheep and maneuver a flock with the help of a sheep dog. Then enjoy Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite TRADITIONAL TEA in the 150-year old farmhouse.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 14 Limerick–Adare–Ring of Kerry–Killarney–Tralee

Via quaint Adare with its pretty thatched cottages, and Killorglin on Dingle Bay, join the spectacular RING OF KERRY for a 100-mile panoramic drive around the island’s southwestern tip. Take your photos of the Lakes of Killarney, then spend some time in this resort town before arriving in Tralee.

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Day 15 Tralee–Blarney–Waterford

Morning visit to Blarney, renowned for its magical Kissing Stone. Time for lunch, to walk up to the castle, and to shop for traditional Irish handicrafts. In the afternoon, proceed via Cork to Waterford, a stronghold founded by the Danish Vikings, where you join a guided tour of the HOUSE OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL.

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Day 16 Waterford–Cardiff, Wales

By FERRY from Rosslare across St. George’s Channel to Pembroke and a drive through South Wales. Why not join an evening of Welsh entertainment and dinner tonight?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 17 Cardiff–Bath, England–Glastonbury–Exeter

First this morning, journey to the elegant Georgian city of Bath to see the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS. You will also have time to explore the town further on your own. Then, focus on King Arthur’s Glastonbury before heading to Exeter, your destination for the next two nights. In the evening, drive into wild and romantic Dartmoor for a tasty Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite DINNER at a local pub.

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Day 18 Exeter. Cornwall Excursion

Today’s excursion takes you to the pretty shark-fishing village and former smuggler’s port of Looe. Then, follow in the footsteps of Drake, Raleigh, and the Pilgrim Fathers with a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite CRUISE on Plymouth Sound, one of the world’s great natural harbors. You will also have time at the historic Plymouth Barbican to see the Mayflower Steps before returning to Exeter.

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Day 19 Exeter–Stonehenge–London

For the finale of your journey, travel to prehistoric STONEHENGE and try to unravel its mystery. Explore the stunning visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then take the shuttle to the stone circle and admire the magnificence of the monument up close. Return to London around 4 pm. How about celebrating the success of your vacation by taking in one of the great West End shows?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 20 London

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

TRICIA WILLIAMSON

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

What I love most is the magnificent scenery of the British Isles, the pleasure of being able to show travelers evidence of our long and varied history, and the opportunity to meet so many interesting people; both the travelers themselves and the people we encounter at the many stops along the way!

Tour Director - TRICIA WILLIAMSON

 Accommodations

London
Warwick
York
Edinburgh
Inverness
Glasgow
Liverpool
Dublin
Limerick
Tralee
Waterford
Cardiff
Exeter

London

Hilton London Metropole

Superior First-Class

Hilton London Metropole 225 Edgware Road, London,   United Kingdom

225 Edgware Road
London, United Kingdom

This contemporary, centrally located 1,054-room hotel is just a few minutes' stroll away from the West End and Oxford Street, London's major shopping area. Hyde Park and Regent Park are nearby, as are art galleries, museums and theaters. Dine on international cuisine at Fiamma Restaurant, savor Asian Fusion favorites and views of London at Minako at the Met on the 23rd floor, or enjoy exciting sports events in the Sports Bar. Discover the latest additions to the hotel, the contemporary EDG Bar & Lounge and the Whisky Lounge, serving an impressive range of whiskies. The hotel also boasts a LivingWell Health Club, a 12.5 meter heated indoor pool, sauna, steam room and the beauty salon.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Beauty Salon
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Parking/Valet
  • ATM
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Concierge desk
  • Pool
  • Ice Machine
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Cable/Satellite
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pay Movies
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Television
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee Maker
  • Internet Access

Park Plaza Waterloo

Superior First-Class

Park Plaza Waterloo 6 Hercules Road, London,  United Kingdom

6 Hercules Road
London, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Currency Exchange
  • Concierge desk
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Ice Machine
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning (Seasonal)
  • Television
  • Coffee Maker
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Mini-bar
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Alarm Clock
  • Climate Control
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Internet Access
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Air Conditioning
  • Pay Movies
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Phone

Warwick

Hilton Warwick

First-Class

Hilton Warwick A46 Stratford Road, Warwick,   United Kingdom

A46 Stratford Road
Warwick, United Kingdom

Motor Hotel set in rural setting; 2 miles to Warwick Castle, 8 miles to Stratford-upon-Avon & 18 miles to Birmingham Airport.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Pool
  • Luggage Storage
  • ATM
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Desk
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Coffee Maker
  • Phone
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Room Service
  • Window Opens
  • Alarm Clock
  • Climate Control
  • Pay Movies
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries

York

Holiday Inn York

First-Class

Holiday Inn York Tadcaster Road, York,  United Kingdom

Tadcaster Road
York, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

The friendly Holiday Inn York is set within a lush setting on leafy grounds. Wireless Internet is accessible throughout the property including the lobby which is appointed with oak furnishings or the beautiful, tree-lined outdoor patio.

Hotel Amenities

  • Dry Cleaning
  • Parking/Valet
  • Luggage Storage
  • Business Center
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • In-Room Safe
  • Window Opens
  • Internet Access
  • Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Room Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Pay Movies
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Coffee Maker
  • Phone
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Climate Control
  • Mini-bar
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite

Edinburgh

Hilton Grosvenor

First-Class

Hilton Grosvenor Grosvenor Street Haymarket, Edinburgh,  United Kingdom

Grosvenor Street Haymarket
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Built in the 19th century and renovated in 2002, the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor boasts modern décor yet retains stunning traditional features. There are 184 guest rooms, a restaurant, bar and 24-hour room service.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center

Room Amenities

  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Room Service
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Phone
  • Window Opens
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • In-Room Safe
  • Pay Movies
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer

Inverness

Columba Hotel

First-Class

Columba Hotel Ness Walk, Inverness,   United Kingdom

Ness Walk
Inverness, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Columba Hotel is a 4-star hotel boasting a perfect position in the very heart of Inverness, yet, is in a peaceful area offering marvelous views of Inverness Castle and the River Ness.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking/Valet
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Elevator
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Phone

Glasgow

Radisson Blu Glasgow

Superior First-Class

Radisson Blu Glasgow 301 Argyle St., Glasgow,   United Kingdom

301 Argyle St.
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Offering Free high-speed, wireless Internet access throughout, the hotel compromises 250 rooms with complimentary amenities like iPod docking stations, bathrobes and slippers. Collage Restaurant, two stylish bars, access to LA Fitness and a first floor dedicated solely to meetings and events round out the offerings. Glaswegian hospitality and Radisson Blu service standards blend to offer guests a memorable, upscale stay.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool
  • Elevator
  • Ice Machine
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning

Room Amenities

  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-Room Safe
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Internet Access

Liverpool

Novotel Liverpool

First-Class

Novotel Liverpool 40 Hanover St., Liverpool,  United Kingdom

40 Hanover St.
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

The stylish 4 star Novotel Liverpool is located in the city center. Book this Liverpool hotel for close proximity to the Liverpool Echo Arena, the Albert Dock and Liverpool One shopping center. Each of the 209 chic rooms has wireless internet and satellite TV.

Hotel Amenities

  • Gift Shop
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Parking/Valet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Hot Tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Television
  • Mini-bar
  • Room Service
  • Coffee Maker
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Window Opens
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Climate Control
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access

Dublin

The Gibson

Superior First-Class

The Gibson Point Village, Dublin,  Ireland

Point Village
Dublin, Ireland

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

The Gibson does sleeping, meeting, dining, imbibing, gigging, touring, wedding and relaxing really really well. They mix all these things with a fresh, energetic, slightly off center approach and know it works. Hoover exhibitions, supporting local artists, prohibition events, urban weddings and the odd celebrity are elements of what makes them different to the normal Dublin Hotel. You will find the staff friendly, responsive and happy.

Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Luggage Storage
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Fitness Room
  • Ice Machine
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Mini-bar
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Room Service
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access
  • Phone

Limerick

Absolute Hotel

Superior First-Class

Absolute Hotel Sir Harry

Sir Harry's Mall
Limerick, Ireland

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Discover this exquisite boutique hotel on the site of a former Franciscan monastery offering stylish rooms, great dining, Spa and much more. The hotel boasts the Absolute Bar & Grill where regionally sourced food is served in its unique combination of indoor and outdoor dining. The bedrooms are spacious, stylish and sophisticated and feature individually controlled air conditioning, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi access and many more state-of-the-art amenities.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Spa Services
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Room
  • Beauty Salon
  • Elevator
  • Parking/Valet
  • Ice Machine
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Concierge desk

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Phone
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Climate Control
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning (Seasonal)
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Coffee Maker
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • In-Room Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer

Tralee

The Rose Hotel

Superior First-Class

The Rose Hotel , Tralee Co.Kerry,   Ireland


Tralee Co.Kerry, Ireland

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

The Rose Hotel offers guests a haven of style and comfort, surrounded by the beautiful Slieve Mish mountains, the Kerry countryside and panoramic views of Tralee town.

Hotel Amenities

  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Room
  • Parking/Valet
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Climate Control
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access
  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Non-smoking Rooms

Waterford

Granville Hotel

First-Class

Granville Hotel The Quay, Waterford,   Ireland

The Quay
Waterford, Ireland

Family-owned Hotel overlooking the River Suir; former home of Waterford's mayor, Thomas Meagher the father of a Civil War General.

Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge desk
  • Parking/Valet
  • Spa Services
  • Beauty Salon
  • Currency Exchange
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Coffee Maker
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Internet Access

Cardiff

Mercure Cardiff Holland House

Superior First-Class

Mercure Cardiff Holland House 24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff,  United Kingdom

24-26 Newport Road
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa is a modern hotel situated in the vibrant capital city of Wales, Cardiff, with 165 bedrooms. All of the sights and attractions of Cardiff are within walking distance such as the iconic Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle.

Hotel Amenities

  • Fitness Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa Services
  • Parking/Valet
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Hot Tub
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Beauty Salon

Room Amenities

  • Television
  • Phone
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Air Conditioning
  • Climate Control
  • Desk
  • Coffee Maker
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access

Exeter

Mercure Exeter Southgate

First-Class

Mercure Exeter Southgate Southerhay East, Exeter-Devon,  United Kingdom

Southerhay East
Exeter-Devon, United Kingdom

The 4-star family friendly Mercure Southgate Hotel is in the heart of Exeter - Gateway to the South West. This modern hotel neighbours the Cathedral & Restaurant and Shopping areas of Princesshay, Bedford Square & Quay. The hotel is perfectly situated forshort breaks & en-route to Cornwall. Flexible dining options suiting all tastes & occasions, including family promotions. Indoor pool with children's swim games & toy box. Theme Park breaks & discounts on local attractions available.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Pool

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Phone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Internet Access
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board

 Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Edinburgh
Liverpool
Dublin
Tralee
Waterford
Cardiff

Edinburgh

Royal Yacht Britannia Excursion & Dinner
Royal Yacht Britannia Excursion & Dinner

Royal Yacht Britannia Excursion & Dinner

Enjoy a visit to the former Royal Yacht Britannia, which was used on over 700 overseas visits and sailed over a million nautical miles. Having served royalty and prime ministers and hosted presidents, the last commissioned royal yacht offers a rare opportunity to explore areas not normally seen on a conventional visit to a royal residence; from the bridge through the private and state apartments, from the officer and crew quarters to the engine room. After the visit, dine at a fine local restaurant.

Approximate value: £59 GBP per person

Liverpool

Liverpool Evening City Tour
Liverpool Evening City Tour

Liverpool Evening City Tour

On this lively, informative city tour your Local Guide introduces you to this incredibly vibrant city. Hear why Liverpool was European City of Culture, and is renowned for its glorious maritime history, musical heritage, two of the Premier League's biggest soccer teams and two majestically different cathedrals. See some of the greatest 19th century civic buildings, discover the Cavern and where John, Paul, George and Ringo grew up.

Approximate value: £23 GBP per person

Dublin

Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper
Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper

Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper

Guinness is known the world over - located in the heart of the St James's Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse, a former fermentation plant, has been remodeled into the shape of a giant pint of Guinness. This visit will teach you everything about the world famous beer: from how Guinness is made, to the ancient craft of barrel making in the cooperage. The highlight is the 7th floor Gravity Bar, where you will sample a pint of "the black stuff" and enjoy the breathtaking views across Dublin City. Round the evening off with an excellent buffet dinner with wine.

Approximate value: £55 GBP per person

Tralee

Jaunting Car Ride through the National Park
Jaunting Car Ride through the National Park

Jaunting Car Ride through the National Park

When visiting Killarney, a jaunting car ride should not be missed! Your "jarvey" will pick you up at the hotel and take you along Killarney National Park, Deer Park and on to Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Lein. There is time to take photographs of the restored 15th century castle in picture perfect setting, before taking a different route back to your hotel. All along the way, the driver will regale you with stories, anecdotes and local gossip.

Approximate value: £10 GBP per person

Waterford

Waterford Pub Evening
Waterford Pub Evening

Waterford Pub Evening

For local Irish flavor, take a scenic drive to a traditional pub with a local musician ready to entertain you and give you wonderful memories of this beautiful country. Join the locals in a bit of 'craic' while you enjoy two drinks of your choice and listen to some typical Irish music and songs.

Approximate value: £26 GBP per person

Cardiff

Welsh Evening
Welsh Evening

Welsh Evening

Wales is known as the land of song, fun and laughter, and Cardiff is the home of our entertaining evening of Welsh culture including dinner, music, song, poetry and history.

Approximate value: £66 GBP per person

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