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Real Britain

Duration 6 days

Destinations visited :
  • England
    ,
  • Wales
    ,
  • Scotland
    ,

Pure poetry awaits as you journey north to the land of the
bonny and brave. En route to charming Edinburgh you’ll see
the birthplace of Shakespeare and Hadrian’s Wall. Consider
eloping to Gretna Green, admire the beautiful Lake District
and cross in to Wales where you’ll explore its capital, Cardiff,
before returning to London via Stonehenge.

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

Day 1

London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York
Enjoy a scenic drive and visit Shakespeare’s birthplace and Visitor Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon. View Anne Hathaway’s
thatched cottage. Later in York, view York Minster and walk along the famous Shambles. Tonight enjoy a Welcome
Reception with a traditional pub meal. It’s the ideal opportunity to get to know your Travel Director and fellow
travellers.
Meal : Welcome Reception
Hotel : Hotel 53

Day 2

York – Hadrian’s Wall – Falkirk (2 Nights)
Head north and cross the River Tyne at Newcastle. Stop and view Hadrian’s Wall before crossing into ‘Bonnie Scotland’.
Enjoy the scenery of the Scottish borders before arriving in Edinburgh.
Meal : Full Breakfast
Hotel : Macdonald Inchyra

Day 3

Edinburgh Sightseeing
This morning discover the elegance of Edinburgh with your Local Specialist on an included city sightseeing tour. See the
Royal Mile in the Old Town. View the Palace of Holyroodhouse and Arthur’s Seat. Your choice of sightseeing means you
could chose to visit either Edinburgh’s Camera Obscura or Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own
or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia. Tonight why not attend a lively
Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes? During the Edinburgh Festival your visit includes tickets to the
spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo on the castle grounds.
Meal : Full Breakfast

Day 4

Falkirk – Gretna Green – Lake District – Liverpool
Stop at Gretna Green, a town popular with eloping couples. Here the marriage ceremony was traditionally performed
across a blacksmith’s anvil. Admire the views throughout the scenic Lake District. These scenes provided William
Wordsworth with the inspiration to write the poem ‘Daffodils’. Visit the town of Grasmere and see St. Oswald’s church
where the poet is buried. Later arrive in Liverpool, hometown of the ‘Fab Four’.
Meal : Full Breakfast
Hotel : Mercure Atlantic Tower

Day 5

Liverpool – Ludlow – Cardiff
Visit the Tudor market town of Ludlow with its historic castle and timbered buildings. See the Malvern Hills as you cross
into Wales and visit its capital, Cardiff. See Cardiff Bay, the Millennium Stadium and the Castle before arriving at your
hotel. Tonight enjoy a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at a local vineyard with beautiful views of the Welsh countryside.
Meal : Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Hotel : Jurys Inn

Day 6

Cardiff – Bath – Stonehenge – London
Visit Bath and view the Abbey before visiting the Roman Baths. At Stonehenge visit the mystical stone monoliths before
returning to London where your memorable holiday ends.
Meal : Full Breakfast

 

 

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Edinburgh
  • Orientation of York, Grasmere, Liverpool, Cardiff and Bath
  • See the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh and the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff
  • View Anne Hathaway’s thatched cottage, Hadrian’s Wall, York Minster, the Lake District’s magnificent scenery, Cardiff
    Castle and Bath Abbey
  • Visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, Edinburgh Castle, Gretna Green, the Roman Baths in Bath and
    Stonehenge

Dining Highlights

  • 5 full breakfasts
  • 2 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • The services of a Trafalgar Local Host if you stay at Trafalgar’s recommended London hotel
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Pick-up and drop-off if you stay at the Trafalgar recommended London hotel, booked through Trafalgar, or from the
    London Reception Centre
  • London airport transfer service is available to purchase
  • VIP entry to many sights

Prices from £795
Sundays – All Year

  • Land only price – Twin-share option
  • Triple and Single rooms available
  • Flights available
  • Pre and Post extensions available

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for more information or to make a booking

0207 620 8952

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Real Britain

Pure poetry awaits as you journey north to the land of the
bonny and brave. En route to charming Edinburgh you’ll see
the birthplace of Shakespeare and Hadrian’s Wall. Consider
eloping to Gretna Green, admire the beautiful Lake District
and cross in to Wales where you’ll explore its capital, Cardiff,
before returning to London via Stonehenge.

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