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Grand Britain & Ireland Tour
Private tour
Grand Britain & Ireland Tour
gbUnited Kingdom
14 cities
22 days, 21 nights
Day by day
Places you explore
Recommended hotels
Landmarks & Experiences
Day 1 London
Breakfast included
The Gore Hotel
The Gore Hotel
, 190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, SW7 5EX
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Arrival: Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Day 2 London
Day 3 London
Day 4 London
The Gore Hotel
Address
, 190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, SW7 5EX
Departure: Private City Transfer Sedan
Train from London to Bath
Departure
London, United Kingdom
1 h 30 min
Arrival
Bath, United Kingdom
Day 4 Bath
Breakfast included
Francis Hotel MGallery Collection
Francis Hotel MGallery Collection
GB, Queen Square, Bath, Bath, BA1 2HH
Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 5 Bath
Day 6 Bath
Francis Hotel MGallery Collection
Address
GB, Queen Square, Bath, Bath, BA1 2HH
Train from Bath to York
Departure
Bath, United KingdomBath Spa...
4 h 30 min
Arrival
York, United KingdomYork Station...
Day 6 York
Breakfast included
Best Western Plus Dean Court Hotel
Best Western Plus Dean Court Hotel
GB, Duncombe Pl, York, YO1 7EF
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Arrival: Private Transfer
Day 7 York
Best Western Plus Dean Court Hotel
Address
GB, Duncombe Pl, York, YO1 7EF
Departure: Private Transfer
Train from York to Edinburgh
Departure
York, United Kingdom
2 h 30 min
Arrival
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Day 7 Edinburgh
Breakfast included
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
GB, 19 North Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD
Standard Guest Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Arrival: Private Transfer Sedan
Day 8 Edinburgh
Day 9 Edinburgh
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Address
GB, 19 North Bridge, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD
Car from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Departure
Edinburgh, United KingdomEdinburgh hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Pitlochry, United KingdomPitlochry hotel...

Description for connection

Your day starts with a visit to the city of Stirling, Scotland's heritage capital which is the home to the finest collection of historic buildings in Scotland. Here you visit the Royal Palace, the jewel of Stirling Castle’s crown and view the King and Queen’s apartments. You also see the original, famous Stirling Heads and the wonderful Royal Kitchens. Then you continue your journey to the lovely village of Dunkeld on the banks of the River Tay. Here you find the Hermitage - a protected site featuring a stretch of magical Perthshire forest. Also known as part of the Perthshire Big Tree Country the Hermitage is home to the giant Douglas firs that you can admire while you make your way to the Black Linn waterfall. Today your journey ends in Pitlochry, a cozy resort town located amongst the stunning scenery of Highland Perthshire.
Day 9 Pitlochry
Breakfast included
Craigatin House
Craigatin House
GB, 165 Atholl Rd, Pitlochry, PH16 5QL
Standard King Room Breakfast Included (Main House)
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 10 Pitlochry
Craigatin House
Address
GB, 165 Atholl Rd, Pitlochry, PH16 5QL
Car from Pitlochry to Inverness
Departure
Pitlochry, United KingdomPitlochry hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Inverness, United KingdomInverness hotel...

Description for connection

You start the day with a tour of the Blair Castle, the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl and home to Europe's last remaining private regiment, the Atholl Highlanders and discover the unique story of this castle. As you drive north into the Cairngorms National Park you take in the amazing scenery, learn some more about the wonderful wilderness of Scotland: five of the six highest mountains of United Kingdom are located within the park, huge forests of ancient native trees are found here as well as cascading waterfalls and rich wildlife. You then continue to Culloden Moor - the site of the final Jacobite Rising where the Jacobites were finally defeated by government soldiers in 1746. Explore the Culloden Visitor Centre, located beside the battlefield, that features artifacts of the battle and interactive displays that reveal the background to the conflict. Your last stop for today is a visit to the 4000-year-old Bronze Age cemetery complex - Clava Cairns. This exceptionally well preserved prehistoric site casts a light upon the distant history of Highland Scotland. Finally you are taken to Inverness.
Day 10 Inverness
Breakfast included
Kingsmills Hotel
Kingsmills Hotel
GB, Culcabock Road, Inverness, IV2 3LP
Classic Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 11 Inverness
Kingsmills Hotel
Address
GB, Culcabock Road, Inverness, IV2 3LP
Car from Inverness to Portree, Isle of Skye
Departure
Inverness, United KingdomInverness hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Portree, Isle of Skye, United KingdomPortree hotel, Isle of Skye...

Description for connection

Together with your private guide-driver have a first stop by the famous Loch Ness - Scotland’s legendary lake - best known for the alleged sightings of a monster. Enjoy a boat ride from the Dochgarroch Lock (at the head of the Loch Ness) to Drumnadrochit where you tour the Urquhart Castle. During the tour you discover the greatest castle in the Highlands and its 1,000 years of dramatic history and distinctly Highland heritage. Your next stop is the Invermoriston where you have a great photo opportunity at the old Thomas Telford bridge that crosses the spectacular River Moriston falls. You then drive past the Five Sisters of Kintail - a high mountain ridge rising steeply from Glen Shiel to a maximum height of 3,501 feet. The five distinctly pointed summits are a well-known landmark. The day is crowned with the iconic Eilean Donan Castle, one of the most recognized castles in Scotland used as the backdrop for countless famous movies. It is perfectly situated on a tiny island, surrounded by water and magnificent scenery. It is certainly a "must-see" Scottish castle! After you cross the Skye Bridge your spectacular journey towards the Isle of Skye ends and you are taken to the hotel. *Note: a cruise is available from April 15 to October 15.
Day 11 Portree, Isle of Skye
Breakfast included
Cuillin Hills Hotel
Cuillin Hills Hotel
GB, Isle of Skye, Portree, Portree, IV51 9QU
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 12 Portree, Isle of Skye
Day 13 Portree, Isle of Skye
Cuillin Hills Hotel
Address
GB, Isle of Skye, Portree, Portree, IV51 9QU
Car from Portree, Isle of Skye to Fort William
Departure
Portree, Isle of Skye, United KingdomPortree hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Fort William, United KingdomFort William hotel...

Description for connection

Together with your driver-guide, you drive to Armadale where you may visit the Armadale Castle and Gardens and the Museum of the Isles (entrance tickets not included). You take a ferry over the sea from Skye (Armadale) to Mallaig, taking in the beautiful views. Upon arrival you have the Jacobite steam train ride on the famous West Highland Line described as the greatest railway journey in the world! During the ride you cross the most famous bridge in Scotland - the Glenfinnan Viaduct featured four of the Harry Potter movies. In about 2 hours after you arrive in Fort Willam.
Day 13 Fort William
Breakfast included
Cruachan Hotel
Cruachan Hotel
GB, Achintore Road, Fort William, PH33 6RQ
Deluxe Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 14 Fort William
Cruachan Hotel
Address
GB, Achintore Road, Fort William, PH33 6RQ
Car from Fort William to Glasgow
Departure
Fort William, United KingdomFort William hotel...
6 h
Arrival
Glasgow, United KingdomGlasgow hotel...

Description for connection

Enjoy a scenic drive to Glasgow via Glen Coe and Inveraray Castle which is considered as one of the most spectacular drive in Scotland. This narrow valley of Glen Coe is where the bloody massacre of the MacDonalds took place in 1692. Glen Coe with its mountain peaks carved out by the glaciers and volcanic explosions is also an iconic film location: it is featured in the James Bond's Skyfall and Harry Potter movies. Here you have a chance to visit the Glencoe Visitor Center and Exhibition (entrance tickets not included). One of the main highlights today is the amazing Inveraray Castle featuring in Downtown Abbey. You will visit the romantic Castle & Gardens on the shores of Loch Fyne and discover one of Scotland’s finest stately homes. The way to Glasgow from the castle goes along the Loch Lomond and the western part of Trossachs National Park.
Day 14 Glasgow
Breakfast included
The Principal Grand Central Hotel
The Principal Grand Central Hotel
GB, 99 Gordon St, Glasgow, G1 3SF
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 15 Glasgow
The Principal Grand Central Hotel
Address
GB, 99 Gordon St, Glasgow, G1 3SF
Departure: Private Transfer Sedan
Flight from Glasgow to Dublin
Departure
GlasgowGLA...
1 h
Arrival
DublinDUB...
Day 15 Dublin
Breakfast included
The Grafton Hotel
The Grafton Hotel
IE, 8 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, D02 N676
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Arrival: Private Airport Transfer Sedan
Day 16 Dublin
Day 17 Dublin
The Grafton Hotel
Address
IE, 8 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, D02 N676
Car from Dublin to Cork
Departure
Dublin, IrelandDublin hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Cork, IrelandCork hotel...

Description for connection

In the morning you meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside on the way to Cork. The first stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the he Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. Your trip continues with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence. *Please, note: you may add a journey on gorgeous Dublin – Rosslare railway line that passes Killiney Bay, the Avoca viaduct and the waterfront in Wexford town to your route today.
Day 17 Cork
Breakfast included
The Imperial Hotel
The Imperial Hotel
IE, 76 South Mall, Cork
Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 18 Cork
The Imperial Hotel
Address
IE, 76 South Mall, Cork
Car from Cork to Killarney
Departure
Cork, IrelandCork hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Killarney, IrelandKillarney hotel...

Description for connection

After breakfast you travel with your driver-guide along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route. Today is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops. You first make a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale. You then travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbours. There is time for lunch in the picturesque village of Kenmare and then you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route" ) along the Killarney National Park.
Day 18 Killarney
Breakfast included
Killarney Randles Hotel
Killarney Randles Hotel
IE, Muckross Rd, Dromhale, Killarney, V93 N264
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 1 guest
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 19 Killarney
Killarney Randles Hotel
Address
IE, Muckross Rd, Dromhale, Killarney, V93 N264
Car from Killarney to Limerick
Departure
Killarney, IrelandKillarney hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Limerick, IrelandLimerick hotel...

Description for connection

This day is dedicated to a memorable day tour to the Dingle Peninsula - a journey that takes in the wild and rugged beauty of the Slea Head Drive - once cited as 'the most beautiful place on earth' by the National Geographic. The peninsula is littered with archaeological remains and secluded sandy beaches. Dingle Town is one of Ireland’s quickly disappearing Gaeltacht regions where Irish is the first language.
Day 19 Limerick
Breakfast included
Limerick Strand Hotel
Limerick Strand Hotel
IE, Ennis Rd, Limerick, V94 03F2
Superior King Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Day 20 Limerick
Limerick Strand Hotel
Address
IE, Ennis Rd, Limerick, V94 03F2
Car from Limerick to Galway
Departure
Limerick, IrelandLimerick hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Galway, IrelandGalway hotel...

Description for connection

Your first stop is the famous Bunratty Castle and the Folk Park where you enjoy its sights as you stroll from house to house of the charming village street. Afterwards, you make your way to The Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. Today you pay s visit to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region. After the tour, you continue your journey and have time to see the Burren Region followed by a scenic drive to the city of Galway.
Day 20 Galway
Breakfast included
The Hardiman Hotel
The Hardiman Hotel
IE, Eyre Square, Galway
Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 double / twin beds
Breakfast included
Arrival: Private Shannon Airport Transfer Sedan
Day 21 Galway
Day 22 Galway
The Hardiman Hotel
Address
IE, Eyre Square, Galway
Departure: Private Shannon Airport Transfer Sedan

What's included

Exceptional downtown hotel accommodations
Guided sightseeing tours with expert English-speaking guides
Delicious breakfasts at your hotels
Entrances to Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and more
Tickets and intercity transportation as per itinerary
Professional meeting services at the airport
Dedicated support team before and during your trip

Reviews

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4.9 / 5
Excellent
962 Reviews
This was a dream trip for me, and they helped make it a dream come true.
The guides they work with are top-notch.
We had a “trip of a lifetime,” thanks to them.
I was extremely pleased with the personalized service.
gbLondon
3 nights
gbBath
2 nights
gbYork
1 night
gbEdinburgh
2 nights
gbPitlochry
1 night
gbInverness
1 night
gbPortree, Isle of Skye
2 nights
gbFort William
1 night
gbGlasgow
1 night
ieDublin
2 nights
ieCork
1 night
ieKillarney
1 night
ieLimerick
1 night
ieGalway
2 nights
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