Grand Tour Of Britain & Ireland
Experience the best of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales on this in-depth exploration tour of the British Isles. In between time in the major cities—London, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Cardiff—visit some of the historic towns and witness some of the breathtaking scenery.On any tour through Britain and Ireland, you’d expect to visit ancient ruins, majestic castles, and historic sights. That’s why Cosmos has included visits to prehistoric Stonehenge; Bath, known for its Roman ruins and baths; Edinburgh Castle, dating to the 12th century, where you’ll admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels; Hadrian’s Wall, the remains of the fortifications built by the Romans 2,000 years ago to defend against marauding northern tribes; the Mayflower Steps in Plymouth, where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked in 1620; the battlefield of Culloden Moor, where in 1746, the last battle was fought on British soil; and more.You’d also expect to see stunning scenery and lush landscapes on a Britain and Ireland tour. That’s why Cosmos has included a drive around the Dingle Peninsula, a dramatic drive passing seaside villages, ancient monuments, and views of the Blasket Islands; a drive on the 100-mile Ring of Kerry, with its rugged and magnificent landscapes; the spectacular 668-foot Cliffs of Moher, where rugged cliffs drop into the ocean; a scenic drive along North Wales coast to England’s tranquil Lake District, recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage status; and drives through rich dairy farmland. In the Scottish Highlands, drive through the rolling terrain interspersed with lochs (lakes), picturesque towns, and the sparkling coastline. Watch for Nessie at Loch Ness, Scotland’s largest lake.Bustling cities, smaller towns, historic sights, breathtaking landscapes, and much more are offered on this incredible Britain and Ireland tour.
One of the greatest things about a Cosmos escorted tour is the peace of mind it provides. We take care of all the details and include transportation, hotels, professional Tour Directors, sightseeing with knowledgeable Local Guides, and even occasional meals—so you can immerse yourself fully in your travel experience! With Cosmos, you enjoy the benefits and convenience of escorted travel, ample free time to explore your destination the way you want, and longer stays in key cities so that you can ...
|3||London – Stonehenge – Widecombe – Plymouth|
|4||Plymouth – Glastonbury – Bath – Cardiff, Wales|
|5||Cardiff – Tenby – Tramore, Ireland|
|6||Tramore – Blarney – Killarney|
|7||Killarney. Ring Of Kerry Excursion|
|8||Killarney – Dingle Peninsula – Adare – Limerick|
|9||Limerick – Cliffs Of Moher – Galway – Dublin|
|11||Dublin – Caernarvon, Wales – Liverpool, England|
|12||Liverpool – Lake District – Gretna Green, Scotland – Glasgow|
|13||Glasgow – Fort William – Inverness – Culloden Moor – Highlands|
|14||Highlands – Pitlochry – St. Andrews – Edinburgh|
|16||Edinburgh – Jedburgh – York, England – Leeds|
|17||Leeds – Stratford - Upon - Avon – London|