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The 10 Day Great British and Irish Isles Bash

This is the ultimate British and Irish adventure, discover the sites, sea and shopping of the UK and Ireland. Be enchanted by the wonderful world of Harry Potter or simply cruise along Windermere lake and experience the nature that most inspired England’s great poet Willian Wordsworth. From Castles and countrysides to deer spotting in city parks and or simply sampling local produce with whiskey tasting at the Jameson whiskey distillery, this tour has it all!

What’s Included in the tour

What is included

  • Coach/bus journey
  • Accommodation and breakfast
  • Admission to Harry Potter Studios
  • Admission to Chatsworth House
  • Windermere lake cruise
  • Edinburgh castle tour
  • Ferry to Belfast
  • Phoenix Park tour
  • Admission to Guinness Storehouse
  • Admission to Caernarfon Castle
Day 1 – London – Buckingham Palace – Big Ben – House of Commons – Kings College

Take the famous subway to Buckingham Palace then dander onto Parliament, Big Ben and the house of Commons. Then cross over Westminster Bridge up along the River Thames, passing the London Eye across the Waterloo Bridge and into Kings College. This prestigious college has played a major role in many advances in shaping modern life such as the discovery of DNA.

That exercise should have built up your appetite for Ben’s Traditional Fish and Chips. It sources its’ fresh fish from the local Billingsgate market every morning – cod, plaice, haddock and skate – also sourced from the coast and overseas to continue fresh supplies.

Day 2 – London – Harry Potter Studios – China Town

Take the train to the Harry Potter studios and be enchanted by the magic of the movie and its’ settings. Here’s an interesting fact to wet your potter tastes.

Wild Atlantic Learning Interesting Fact: Dumbledore is an old English word for bumblebee, Rowling chose this because she pictured Dumbledore humming to himself.

Return to your accommodation and prepare for traditional Chinese food in China town followed by nightlife in Soho.

Day 3 – Liverpool – Chatsworth House

Take your bus journey to Liverpool stopping off in the stately gentlemanly abode of Chatsworth House. It has been handed down 16 generations of the Cavendish family.

Onto Liverpool and time to check in to your hotel/apartment before visiting Liverpool’s famous China town for tastes of home and then free time.

Wild Atlantic Learning suggestions:

  • Take a selfie with the Beatles statue.
  • Visit Albert docks.
  • Visit the Famous Anfield Football Stadium
Day 4 – Lake District – Scotland – Edinburgh

Travel by coach To Scotland’s capital Edinburgh but not before stopping at the Lake District. This region is known for craggy fells, tumbling waterfalls, timeless villages of whitewashed cottages, and the home of William Wordsworth. Go on a Windermere Lake cruise before enjoying a delicious lunch at the Golden Mountain Chinese restaurant in the quaint former fishing village of Bowness before arriving at your hotel in Edinburgh.

Relax at your hotel or experience one of Wild Atlantic Learning suggestions:

  • Try the Scotch Whiskey Experience.
  • Stroll around the old town and Royal Mile to take in Edinburgh and the Scottish Culture.
  • If time prevails, visit Edinburgh’s highest point Arthur’s seat pertaining to King Arthur.
Day 5 – Edinburgh Castle – Glasgow – Belfast

No better way to start the day than a visit and tour of Edinburgh castle built on a rock high above the town dating back to the 2nd Century AD. Then onward bound to the vibrant city of Glasgow, best known for architecture, arts and culture. A short stop here for lunch and a bit of shopping before arriving in Cairnryan to catch the ferry

Travel by ferry to Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital before checking into your hotel for some relaxation.

Day 6 – Donegal – Belfast – Giants Causeway

A short bus ride to visit the God Like constructive wonder of the Giants Causeway, Dunluce Castle and scenes of the world-famous Game of thrones before returning to Belfast, a day full of history, heritage, geography, folklore and culture.

  • Stopping for lunch at MINI Maegden, a little campervan that is a foodie’s heaven with local cheeses, meats and pickles.
  • Optional Activity: Titanic Museum
Day 7 – Dublin – Phoenix Park – Guinness Storehouse and the craic

Travel by coach to the Emerald Isle and its’ capital Dublin City before checking into your hotel.

It is now time to discover the beautiful Emerald isles with a walk around Europe’s largest city park. Home to the president of Ireland and a large herd of fallow deer amongst other wildlife, flora and fauna.

You should have built up a thirst so time to visit the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin and sample the black stuff. Why not pour your own before listening to Irish music and watching or participating in traditional Irish dance.

Wild Atlantic Learning suggestions:

  • Visit the Jameson Whiskey Distillery (must know in advance).
  • Hop on Hop off Dublin City bus tour including Dublin Castle.
  • The Book of Kells and Trinity College (must know in advance)
Day 8 – Wales – Caernarfon Castle

A short bus journey to Dublin port before taking the ferry to Holyhead in Wales where we have a short journey to Caernarfon Castle, one of the most impressively recognised and best-preserved medieval fortresses in Europe. Built by King Edward 1 in the 13th century as a seat for the first prince of Wales. Then onwards to the quaint village of Kidlington in rural England where you will check into your hotel near Bicester Village.

Day 9 – London – Bicester Village

Shop to you drop in the shopping outlet of Bicester Village with Mandarin signs and aids to help you navigate. This rural England shopping centre hails fashion brands such as Prada, Gucci, Armani and Versace. The street stretches 1.2 miles of the world brands and attracts 6.4 visitors on average with a recently new extension of 30 outlets to add to it’s shopping heaven.

Day 10 – London – Harrods – Harvey Nichols – Hyde Park

If that’s not enough visit the infamous Harrods superstore or Harvey Nichols and shop some more or simply relax and unwind in Hyde Park. This grand park is situated in the centre of London and has a great opportunity to relax and rewind. Boating and horse riding are possible although you will be met with joggers, walkers and cyclists.

£2,799.00

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