MAP - The Best of the British Isles 2017

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, Killarney, 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; and Holyrood Palace (when available), The Queen’s official Scottish residence.

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; Pitlochry, the Victorian mountain resort; 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 light lunch 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
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Light lunch and guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s house
EDINBURGH
Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace
PITLOCHRY
Visit the Victorian mountain resort
CULLODEN MOOR
Visit the battle site’s visitor center
LOCH NESS
Visit the fascinating exhibition
FORT WILLIAM
Guided tour of the Ben Nevis whisky distillery
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
DARTMOOR
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Dinner at a local pub
CORNWALL
Visit the fishing village of Looe and Plymouth, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Plymouth Sound cruise
STONEHENGE
Visit the prehistoric monument
Headsets throughout the tour except London

NOTE:

  • August 1 through August 22 Departures–Edinburgh Military Tattoo ticket included

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; Plymouth Sound cruise; ferries Holyhead-Dublin, Rosslare-Pembroke. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

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

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

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. Then, enjoy Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite a light LUNCH at Ochiltree’s Dining before taking a guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s ABBOTSFORD HOUSE. Spend the next two nights in Edinburgh, the Scottish capital. 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. For departure numbers August 1 through August 22, tickets are included for tonight’s performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO.

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Day 6 Edinburgh

Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town” and the 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). Afternoon at leisure. Tonight, consider an optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 Edinburgh–St. Andrews–Pitlochry–Culloden–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 Dundee and the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry to the CULLODEN VISITOR CENTRE, where you hear the story of the crushing Hanoverian victory over Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Scottish clans. Overnight at Inverness, the Highland capital.

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Day 8 Inverness–Fort William–Glasgow

Start your day with a drive along Loch Ness with its mysterious monster and stop at the LOCH NESS EXHIBITION, a fascinating experience, revealing the legends, history, and natural wonders of the world’s most famous lake. Then, at BEN NEVIS WHISKY DISTILLERY, discover the art of converting barley, water, and yeast into a heart-warming liquor. Along Loch Linnhe, over haunting Glen Coe and across wild Rannoch Moor, you reach 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–Lake District, England–Liverpool

On the way through the Lowland Hills, stop at Gretna Green, where the blacksmith used to wed runaway couples. Pause in the beautiful Lake District and 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

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. Later, you might like to take an optional jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park, with glorious views of the Lakes of Killarney and ancient Ross Castle.

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Day 15 Killarney–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.

Breakfast Breakfast
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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–Dartmoor–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, head into wild and romantic Dartmoor for a tasty Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite DINNER at a local pub. The next two nights are spent in Exeter.

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Day 18 Exeter. Cornwall Excursion

Today’s excursion takes you to Cornwall, of Poldark fame, and to the pretty 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 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
Killarney
Waterford
Cardiff
Exeter
London

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

The all new Park Plaza London Waterloo is located within minutes of London¿s famous landmarks in the heart of the city. Dining options include a restaurant with a 24-hour brunch menu and a range of speciality dishes, a bar serving craft beers and signature cocktails, and a café with authentic Italian coffee. The hotel also boasts a fitness centre and a spa with a 13.5m heated swimming pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guests throughout the hotel.

Hotel Amenities

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

Principal Edinburgh George St

Superior First-Class

Principal Edinburgh George St 19/21 George Street, Edinburgh,   United Kingdom

19/21 George Street
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The George Hotel is the pinnacle of luxury hotels in Edinburgh and proud winner of the Best Hotel in Edinburgh at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2011.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

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

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

GoGlasgow

First-Class

GoGlasgow 517 Paisley Road West, Glasgow,  United Kingdom

517 Paisley Road West
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

GoGlasgow Urban Hotel is a reflection of Scotland¿s most progressive, dynamic and friendly city. With 117 guest rooms, the hotel offers a stylish and practical choice for accommodation in Glasgow. Minimal, monochrome with hints of industrial décor, GoGlasgow's rooms have everything you need for a get up and go stay in Glasgow. The hotel is located close to Glasgow city centre, minutes from the M8 motorway and a short taxi ride to Glasgow airport. Entertainment venues such as The SSE Hydro, SECC and The Clyde Auditorium (familiarly known as "The Armadillo") are within walking distance as are top attractions such as Glasgow Science Centre, Kelvingrove Art Musuem and the award-winning Riverside Museum.

Hotel Amenities

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

Room Amenities

  • Coffee Maker
  • Disabled Access / Rooms
  • Television
  • Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Room Service
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Phone

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

Clayton Leopardstown

First-Class

Clayton Leopardstown Central Park, Dublin 18,  Ireland

Central Park
Dublin 18, Ireland

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown is located just 10km from Dublin city centre. It is accessible to all major transport links including its own green Luas line. The hotel offers a wide range of dining options in the restaurant and bar. It is ideal to soak up a relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant or maybe enjoy watching a sports game in the bar.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Free WiFi
  • Bar/Lounge

Room Amenities

  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe

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

Killarney

Killarney Towers Hotel

Superior First-Class

Killarney Towers Hotel College Square, Killarney,  Ireland

College Square
Killarney, Ireland

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

A luxury 4-star hotel offering spacious and bright rooms, designed, furnished and decorated with comfort and convenience in mind. The hotel boasts restaurants, bars, a concierge service and on-site fitness facilities.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness Room
  • Ice Machine
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Services
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Dry Cleaning

Room Amenities

  • Window Opens
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Voicemail
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Coffee Maker
  • Desk
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone

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

London

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

Superior First-Class

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge 200 Westminster Bridge, London,  United Kingdom

200 Westminster Bridge
London, United Kingdom

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

This contemporary hotel is located within minutes of London's famous landmarks in the heart of city. Dining options include Brasserie Joël, Ichi Sushi & Sashimi, 1WB Lounge & Patisserie and Primo Bar. The hotel also boasts a fitness centre with 15-metre pool and Mandara Spa. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for guest throughout the hotel.

Hotel Amenities

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

Room Amenities

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

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


London
Edinburgh
Dublin
Limerick
Killarney
Waterford
Cardiff

London

A Taste of London

A Taste of London

Combine a dinner outing at a traditional London pub with a relaxed, nighttime cruise along the Thames River, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights.

Price Range: $$

Tower of London & Crown Jewels

Tower of London & Crown Jewels

From the opulent Crown Jewels to the uniformed Beefeaters and infamous ravens, this fascinating excursion introduces you to the Tower of London, one of the country's most famous castle fortresses.

Price Range: $$

Shownight

Shownight

A wonderful escorted evening in London's theater district starts with a delicious dinner, followed by excellent seats at your chosen show.

Price Range: $$$$

Edinburgh

Scottish Evening with Bagpipers and the Ceremony of the Haggis

Scottish Evening with Bagpipers and the Ceremony of the Haggis

No visit to Scotland's capital city would be complete without joining a Scottish evening with dinner, wine and a show featuring singers, dancers, bagpipers and the Ceremony of the Haggis.

Price Range: $$

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, and discover what life was like on board Her Majesty's floating residence. Later dinner with wine and coffee at an excellent local restaurant is included.

Price Range: $$

Dublin

Traditional Irish Cabaret Evening

Traditional Irish Cabaret Evening

A long established ever popular evening that brings together a wonderful mix of great Irish dancing, ballad singing and folk groups, and comedy. This is preceded by a three-course dinner, a drink of your choice, and an Irish coffee.

Price Range: $$

Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper

Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper

Guinness is known the world over - take this opportunity for a guided tour of the brewery, learn of its history, its role in Dublin life and affiliated trades. As well as the tour, enjoy a pint in the Gravity Bar and take in the 360 degree view before enjoying an Irish-themed dinner.

Price Range: $$

Limerick

Knappogue Castle Banquet

Knappogue Castle Banquet

Set within a 15th century castle, costumed entertainers welcome you with a goblet of mead before serving a four-course dinner with wine. What follows is a repertoire of songs, and music provided by a harpist and violinist, featuring many of the great tunes of Ireland.

Price Range: $$

Irish Evening at Bunratty Folk Park

Irish Evening at Bunratty Folk Park

In the shadow of Bunratty Castle, within the setting of the folk park and drawing upon the themes of a ceili, a traditional celebration is marked by good food, good wine and great entertainment.

Price Range: $$

Killarney

Jaunting Car Ride

Jaunting Car Ride

A horse drawn carriage ride through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle. A beautiful location beside the lake, amongst stunning scenery, with informed and fun local banter!

Price Range: $

Waterford

Pub Evening

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. Two drinks of your choice are included.

Price Range: $

Cardiff

Welsh Evening

Welsh Evening

Experience Welsh culture at its finest during this delightful evening of food, wine, and traditional entertainment.

Price Range: $$

 Know Before You Go

These Know Before You Go travel tips are designed with you in mind, with helpful hints to help you prepare for and enjoy your escorted vacation. They are your guide to getting ready and contain general information on travel documentation, customs, and the country/countries you will be visiting, including budgeting, transportation, climate, languages, and much more. With Globus, you benefit from our experience.



* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).

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