Taste of Britain & Ireland

14 Day Guided Tour from London to Dublin with CIE Tours

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on CIE Tours 14 Day Taste of Britain & Ireland. A great introduction to England, Scotland and Ireland, with some special musical touches, including a tour of the Beatles’ Liverpool.

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
London
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Dublin
Accomodation
Accomodation
3 - 4 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland
Trip Operated By:
CIE Tours
CIE Tours
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Trip Code:
VOA120

Itinerary

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1 London Arrival & Tour
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.
2 Tower Of London & City Sights
Discover London's attractions on your own with a Hop-Off, Hop-On bus tour. you'll have a choice of routes, plus a choice of walking tours or a scenic River Thames cruise. You might visit the Tower of London to view the Crown Jewels, or visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. (B)
3 Beatles' Liverpool & British Music Experience
Travel to Liverpool, stopping for lunch along the way. A local guide will show you around the city focusing on places associated with the "Fab Four." Explore pop music history at the British Music Experience. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. Then check out the world famous Cavern Club for an evening of live music. (B/L)
4 Lake District & Scottish Evening
Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired Beatrix Potter's children's books. Embark on a cruise along Lake Windermere, England's largest natural lake. Over the Scottish border, stop at the Famous Blacksmith's Shop in Gretna Green and learn why it's one of the most famous wedding venues in the world. Enjoy a traditional dinner and ceilidh at your hotel in Edinburgh. (B/D)
5 Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
Explore central Edinburgh, including the 200-year-old "New Town" with elegant Georgian houses and the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own. On August 2 – 16 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)
6 Scone Palace & Blair Athol Distillery
At Scone Palace see outstanding antiques and the world-renowned grounds. Head to Pitlochry for a traditional pub lunch and free time to explore. Take a tour of the Blair Athol Distillery and sample a "wee dram" of their single malt. Continue to Inverness where the evening is free to check out some of the local pubs with traditional music and food. (B/L)
7 Loch Ness & Loch Lomond Cruise
Travel south through the Highlands, passing the shoreline of Loch Ness. See Ben Nevis, Britain's highest peak, and continue through the towering mountains around Glencoe. Explore the village of Tyndrum for lunch on your own then embark on a cruise of Loch Lomond. Enjoy a drive around Glasgow before dinner at your hotel. (B/D)
8 Ferry To Ireland & Titanic Belfast
Take a short ferry ride to Ireland. Visit Titanic Belfast and experience the history of this ocean liner through interactive displays. Stop at the Glyde Inn for a drink and dinner with entertainment. (B/D)
9 Independent Dublin Sightseeing
Enjoy your day in Dublin independently, on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Use your voucher to visit your choice of one of Dublin's top attractions: Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Office Museum. In the evening, dine at one of the many restaurants or pubs that Dublin has to offer. (B)
10 Blarney Castle & Killarney
Visit Blarney Castle and kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." Shop for quality Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills, then drive through Macroom and into the mountainous scenery of Killarney. After dinner at your hotel, find a "singing bar" for some entertainment. (B/D)
11 Dingle Peninsula & Cruise
Visit the Dingle Peninsula, made famous by the movies "Ryan's Daughter" and "Far & Away." Take in spectacular views from Slea Head at the western tip. Take a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and relax at the famous Murphy's Bar in Castlemaine. Head to Kate Kearney's Cottage for an Irish night of dinner and traditional entertainment. (B/D)
12 Flying Boat Museum & Cliffs Of Moher
Visit Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls the early days of air travel. The home of Irish coffee, you'll learn how to make one and enjoy a sample. Later explore the village of Doolin for lunch on your own. Ferry across the River Shannon Estuary to view the Cliffs of Moher. Take a brief walking tour around Galway's city center with a local guide. (B/D)
13 Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery & Fitzpatrick Castle Stay
At Rathbaun Farm watch trained dogs herding sheep and enjoy tea and scones. In Tullamore, tour the site of the original Tullamore D.E. W. Distillery. Learn about the area's history and making of the legendary Tullamore D.E. W. Irish whiskey. Stroll around Dalkey, an elegant suburb of Dublin, where you might even run into Bono. Spend the night in an elegant castle hotel in Dublin and enjoy a special farewell dinner. (B/D)
14 Tour Ends In Dublin
Your program ends after breakfast. (B)  

CIE Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • British Music Experience: British Music Experience The British Music Experience is the newest addition to Liverpool's colourful music offering, moving to its permanent home in the first-class passenger lounge of the iconic Cunard Building.
  • Blair Athol Distillery: Blair Athol Distillery Blair Athol Distillery is one of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland. After enjoying a leisurely conducted tour, you can mull over the distinctive character of the finished article as you sip your dram of Blair Athol 12 Year Old.
  • Blarney Castle: Blarney Castle Built nearly 600 years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, this stronghold has been attracting attention ever since. Millions have flocked to Blarney to kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of the tower, making it one of Ireland's greatest treasures.
  • Scone Palace: Scone Palace Scone Palace was the crowning place of Scottish kings where Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles II were once crowned. Scone breathes history like nowhere else in Scotland. It is the family home of the Earls of Mansfield and the ancient crowning place of Scottish kings on the stone of Scone. See where the Stone of Scone, known as the Stone of Destiny, once stood. It now resides in Edinburgh Castle.
  • Titanic Belfast: Titanic Belfast Opened in April 2012 to commemorate the centenary of the sinking of this iconic ship, this new visitor experience tells the story of the Titanic from conception and construction right through the maiden voyage and tragic ending.
  • Tower of London: Tower of London Founded in 1066 as part of the Norman Conquest of England, the tower has played an important part in English history for the past millennium. See the White Tower, dating from 1078, view the priceless Crown Jewels and learn about all the monarchs associated with the Tower.
  • Tullamore Dew Distillery: Tullamore Dew Distillery Discover Tullamore D.E. W.... Take our tour and savour almost two centuries of our distillery's history. Learn about the art of Irish whiskey-making and discover the secret that gives Tullamore D.E. W. its unique complexity.
Authentic Local Experiences
  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 2 – 16 departures.
  • Get an insider's perspective on the lives of the "Fab Four" as a local guide shows you around Liverpool, home of The Beatles.
Accommodation
  • Park Plaza London Riverbank (4 Stars)
  • Hilton Hotel Liverpool (4 Stars)
  • Malmaison Edinburgh (4 Stars)
  • Columba Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Glasgow Marriott Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Croke Park Hotel (4 Stars)
  • The Brehon Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Hotel Meyrick (4 Stars)
  • Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel (4 Stars)
Included Meals
  • 13 breakfasts (B)
  • 2 lunches (L)
  • 7 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh, Glyde Inn, and Kate Kearney's Cottage.
Trip Notes
  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are based on the 2019 season and are subject to change at the full 2020 brochure release.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
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