2018 - 9 Day Great British Cities
4 Star Vacation - 8 Nights - 12 Meals

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Great British Cities 9 day Tour
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Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 5 to 19 departures.
  • Step back in time when you visit a North Yorkshire Moors Railway Station -- each station represents a different steam era. See Yorkshire’s amazing scenery as you travel by vintage locomotive.
  • Visit Abbotsford, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, located in the Scottish Borders.

Trip Highlights:

  • Castle Howard
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Glamis Castle
  • North Yorkshire Moors Railway vintage train ride
  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • St Andrews - Home of Golf
  • Tower of London & Crown Jewels
  • York Minster

Dining Experiences:

  • 4 dinners including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh, a cozy tavern dinner in Edinburgh, and dinner at an historic pub in York.

Hotels:

  • Norton House Hotel & Spa
    Edinburgh (3 nights)
  • York Marriott
    York (2 nights)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Victoria
    London (3 nights)
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    2018 GREAT BRITISH CITIES 9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS

    Day 1: EDINBURGH & SCOTTISH EVENING
    Tour begins 6:30 PM at your Edinburgh hotel. Meet your tour director and fellow travelers and enjoy a lively Scottish evening with dinner and entertainment.
    (D)


    Day 2: EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
    Explore central Edinburgh, starting in the 200-year-old “New Town” with planned streets and elegant Georgian houses. See the Royal Mile with narrow medieval houses, and tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free. The August 5 - 19 departures watch the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade.
    (B)


    Day 3: GLAMIS CASTLE & ST ANDREWS
    Tour Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and childhood home of the Queen Mother. Cross the modern Tay Bridge to the medieval town of St Andrews, “the home of golf.” Enjoy a panoramic tour and free time exploring. Back in Edinburgh, head to a nearby pub for dinner.
    (B, D)


    Day 4: ABBOTSFORD HOUSE & YORK MINSTER
    Visit Abbotsford House, the former home of historical novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott. Continue to Hadrian's Wall which marks the northern edge of the mighty Roman Empire. In York, visit York Minster, famous for its stained glass windows. In the evening dine in a centuries-old pub and then take a light-hearted ghost tour.
    (B, D)


    Day 5: HISTORIC TRAIN RIDE & CASTLE HOWARD
    Head to Pickering Station or Goathland Station, which served as “Hogsmeade” station in the Harry Potter series, and travel on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by vintage locomotive. In Whitby, take a guided stroll around the picturesque harbor, winding streets, and quaint buildings. Tour the elaborate Castle Howard, an imposing 18th century mansion where “Brideshead Revisited” was filmed.
    (B, D)


    Day 6: SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE & LONDON
    Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon and visit Shakespeare’s birthplace to enjoy an exhibition about his life and work. Drive through the scenic Cotswolds, renowned for picturesque villages built of honey-colored stone with charming gardens. Arrive in London where the evening is free.
    (B)


    Day 7: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTSEEING
    Tour London to see some famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the fortresses, Beefeaters in elaborate uniforms, and the dazzling Crown Jewels. The afternoon and evening are free exploring and dining.
    (B)


    Day 8: LONDON SIGHTSEEING
    Enjoy a free day on an open-top bus tour around London’s famous landmarks. Choose from a number of routes including a walking tour or a River Thames cruise.
    (B)


    Day 9: TOUR ENDS IN LONDON
    Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)


    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

     

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    9 days Edinburgh. Scotland to London
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    Edinburgh. Scotland
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    London
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    Sun Apr 22, 2018Mon Apr 30, 2018US$2210
     
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    Sun May 06 2018Mon May 14, 2018US$2380
     
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    Sun Jun 17, 2018Mon Jun 25, 2018US$2380
     
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    Sun Jul 15, 2018Mon Jul 23, 2018US$2380
     
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    Sun Jul 29, 2018Mon Aug 06 2018US$2380
     
     
     
     
    Sun Aug 05 2018Mon Aug 13, 2018US$2540
     
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    Sun Aug 19, 2018Mon Aug 27, 2018US$2540
     
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    Sun Sep 09 2018Mon Sep 17, 2018US$2380
     
     
     
     
    Sun Sep 16, 2018Mon Sep 24, 2018US$2380
     
     
     
     
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    Sun Sep 30, 2018Mon Oct 08 2018US$2380
     
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    Single room supplement: $780

     

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