2019 - 8 Day Taste of Britain
4 Star Vacation - 7 Nights - 12 Meals

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English & Scottish Discovery 8 Day Tour
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Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 2nd, August 9th and August 16th 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.

Trip Highlights:

  • British Music Experience
  • Blair Athol Distillery
  • Loch Lomond Scenic Cruise
  • Scone Palace
  • Tower of London or Kensington Palace
  • Edinburgh Castle

Dining Experiences:

  • 7 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 2 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh

Hotels:

  • Park Plaza London Riverbank | London (2 nights)
  • Hilton Hotel Liverpool | Liverpool (1 night)
  • Malmaison Edinburgh | Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Columba Hotel | Inverness (1 night)
  • Glasgow Marriott Hotel | Glasgow (1 night)
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    2019 TASTE OF BRITAIN - 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS / 11 MEALS

    Day 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.

    Day 2: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS
    Discover London’s attractions on your own with an open-top bus tour. There is 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)


    Day 3: BRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE & BEATLES’ LIVERPOOL
    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)


    Day 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 Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna Green before travelling towards Edinburgh. Enjoy a traditional dinner and ceilidh at your hotel in Edinburgh.
    (B, D)


    Day 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)


    Day 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)


    Day 7: LOCH NESS & LOCH LOMOND CRUISE
    Travel south through the Highlands, passing the shoreline of Loch Ness with a stop at Fort Augustus or Spean Bridge. 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. Embark on a cruise of Loch Lomond. Enjoy a drive around Glasgow before dinner at your hotel.
    (B, D)


    Day 8: TOUR ENDS IN GLASGOW
    Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)


    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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    8 days London to Glasgow
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    Fri Apr 05 2019Fri Apr 12, 2019US$1999
     
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    Fri Apr 19, 2019Fri Apr 26, 2019US$2399
     
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    Fri May 17, 2019Fri May 24, 2019US$2299
     
     
     
     
    Fri Jun 07 2019Fri Jun 14, 2019US$2399
     
     
     
     
    Fri Jun 14, 2019Fri Jun 21, 2019US$2349
     
     
     
     
    Fri Jun 21, 2019Fri Jun 28, 2019US$2349
     
     
     
     
    Fri Jun 28, 2019Fri Jul 05 2019US$2749
     
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    Fri Jul 05 2019Fri Jul 12, 2019US$2499
     
     
     
     
    Fri Jul 12, 2019Fri Jul 19, 2019US$2549
     
     
     
     
    Fri Jul 26, 2019Fri Aug 02 2019US$2599
     
     
     
     
    Fri Aug 02 2019Fri Aug 09 2019US$2749
     
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    Fri Aug 09 2019Fri Aug 16, 2019US$2749
     
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    Fri Aug 16, 2019Fri Aug 23, 2019US$2799
     
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    Fri Aug 30, 2019Fri Sep 06 2019US$2499
     
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    Fri Sep 06 2019Fri Sep 13, 2019US$2399
     
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    Fri Sep 13, 2019Fri Sep 20, 2019US$2199
     
     
     
     
    Fri Sep 20, 2019Fri Sep 27, 2019US$2599
     
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    Fri Oct 11, 2019Fri Oct 18, 2019US$2099
     
     
     
     
     

    Single room supplement: $850

     

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