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England and Scotland Heritage 2018 (Costsaver)

Duration 8 days

Destinations visited :
  • England
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  • Scotland
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Journey north to the land of the bonny and brave, from London and Windsor Castle in the south to the slopes of Ben Nevis. Visit picturesque Pitlochry, the beautiful Gothic architecture of York, and Grasmere, where William Wordsworth once lived.

Take a look at your day-by-day itinerary or contact us on 0207 620 8952 to find out more.

DAY 1

LONDON – WINDSOR – BATH – GLOUCESTER
This morning visit Windsor and view the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. In the city of Bath, where two of Jane Austen’s novels were set, admire the Georgian architecture and enjoy free time to shop or visit the Roman Baths. Arrive later at your hotel in Gloucester.
MEAL(S) : Dinner
HOTEL : Hatton Court

DAY 2

GLOUCESTER – CHESTER – LIVERPOOL
This morning travel north to the town of Chester where you view the Roman walls, cathedral and the black and white half-timbered buildings known as ‘The Rows’. Why not join your fellow travellers on an excursion to North Wales to visit the town of Llangollen, home of the International Eisteddfod. Later arrive at your hotel.
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast
HOTEL : Ibis Centre Albert Dock

DAY 3

LIVERPOOL – LAKE DISTRICT – GRETNA GREEN – GLASGOW
Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere as you head north to visit Grasmere where the poet, William Wordsworth lived and wrote his most acclaimed poem, ‘Daffodils’. Stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples married against their parents’ wishes. Cross the Southern Uplands to Glasgow, one of Europe’s liveliest cities.
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast
HOTEL : Ibis City Centre

DAY 4

GLASGOW – SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS
See the sights of Glasgow during your orientation tour. Drive north through incredible scenery into the Scottish Highlands and follow the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Drive through Glencoe, Glen of the Weeping on to Fort William, which lies in the shadow of the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, whose summit stands at 4,411 feet above sea level. Dine tonight at your Highland hotel.
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL : Laggan Gaskmore

DAY 5

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS – ST. ANDREWS – NEAR EDINBURGH (AIRTH) (2 NIGHTS)
Visit picturesque Pitlochry on the banks of the river Tummel. Famous for salmon fishing, a ‘fish ladder’ on the dammed river helps the salmon to swim upstream to spawn. Take time to shop, explore, or join an Optional Experience to Blair Castle, home to the Duke of Atholl. In St. Andrews, where Prince William went to university, stop to take a picture of the 18th green. Known as the home of golf, the game has been played here for over 600 years. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes?
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast
HOTEL : Airth Castle

DAY 6

EDINBURGH SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
This morning’s sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to the Royal Yacht Britannia in nearby Leith. During the Festival tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included.
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast

DAY 7

EDINBURGH – YORK – BRADFORD
Cross the Scottish Borders back into England. Drive through Northumberland National Park and view part of Hadrian’s Wall. Begun in 122 AD, the wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the most important monuments built by the Romans in Britain. Continue south and arrive in York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth. During your orientation your Travel Director takes you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and shows you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in the world. Finish the day in Bradford, where you dine tonight at your hotel.
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast, Dinner
HOTEL : Jurys Inn

DAY 8

BRADFORD – STRATFORD-UPON-AVON – LONDON
This morning visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. In your free time why not visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace and Visitor Centre for an in-depth look at the great man’s life? Say goodbye to your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an exciting and memorable holiday as you return to London.
MEAL(S) : Full Breakfast

SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS

  • BATH : Visit the Georgian spa town
  • CHESTER : View the Tudor architecture and the half-timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows’
  • EDINBURGH : Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the new Parliament Building as well as the Castle
  • FORT WILLIAM ; See the Commando Memorial and Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain. Enjoy a scenic drive through Glencoe, the infamous Glen of the Weeping
  • GLASGOW : View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour of Glasgow
  • GRETNA GREEN : See the Blacksmith’s shop, a wedding venue since 1754 when eloping couples would exchange their vows over the anvil
  • HADRIAN’S WALL : View the remains of the Roman wall
  • GRASMERE : Visit the village of Grasmere and view the grave of Wordsworth
  • LOCH LOMOND : See the freshwater lake with the largest surface area in Britain
  • ST. ANDREWS : View the 18th green on St. Andrews Old Course
  • STRATFORD-UPON-AVON : Visit the town of Shakespeare’s Birth and see Anne Hathaway’s cottage
  • WINDSOR : View the castle
  • YORK : View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls

DINING

  • 7 FULL BREAKFASTS
  • 3 THREE COURSE DINNERS

UNBEATABLE FEATURES

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at CostSaver’s recommended
  • London hotel.
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the CostSaver recommended London hotel
  • booked through CostSaver or from the London Reception Centre
  • London airport transfers are available to purchase. Conditions apply.

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England and Scotland Heritage 2018 (Costsaver)

Journey north to the land of the bonny and brave, from London and Windsor Castle in the south to the slopes of Ben Nevis. Visit picturesque Pitlochry, the beautiful Gothic architecture of York, and Grasmere, where William Wordsworth once lived.

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