On this Essential Britain tour you’ll experience some of Britain’s most fascinating towns as you travel through England, Wales, and Scotland stopping for overnights in London, Plymouth, Cardiff, Liverpool, Glasgow, Inverness, Edinburgh, and York. Plus, part of the charm of traveling through Britain is seeing the marvelous scenery and on this Britain tour you’ll get the opportunity to witness some of its most scenic areas. You’ll cruise on Plymouth Sound, one of the world’s great natural harbors; take a photo at breathtaking Land’s End, England’s most south-westerly point; drive through Brecon Beacons National Park, with its dramatic landscapes; explore England’s tranquil Lake District, England’s largest and finest natural park; visit the Isle of Skye, with some of Scotland’s best scenery; and trace the shores of Loch Ness. </BR></BR>On this tour to Britain, you’ll also travel to some of the charming towns. In Bath, you’ll explore the excavations of the Roman baths, used over 2,000 years ago for bathing and socializing. In Chester, you’ll enjoy a walking tour of this city famed for its Roman remains, black and white half-timbered buildings, and famous two-tiered arcades. In Liverpool, take a journey into the life of the Beatles. Walk through York’s quaint streets with your Tour Director, who will bring York and all of Britain alive with firsthand, in-depth knowledge throughout your tour. Globus also brings these destinations to life with out-of-the-ordinary experiences—such as an authentic Cornish pastry in Cornwall and original Grasmere gingerbread in Grasmere—arranged just for you.</BR></BR>Majestic scenery, fascinating towns, special treats, an expert Tour Director bringing these destinations to life, and so much more are offered on this spectacular Britain vacation. Be sure to grab your camera so all you have to do is sit back and relax as you experience these wonderful destinations.

City Highlights

STONEHENGE Visit the prehistoric monumentPLYMOUTH Welcome dinner, [LF] Plymouth Sound cruiseCORNWALL Take photographs of St. Michael’s Mount, visit Land’s End and St. Ives; [LF] Cornish pasty treatBATH Visit the Roman relicsBUILTH WELLS Visit the ancient market townCHESTERWalking tour LIVERPOOL Visit the Beatles StoryGRASMERE Visit Wordsworth’s village; [LF] try original Grasmere gingerbreadGRETNA GREEN[LF] Take part in a wedding re-enactmentMALLAIG-ARMADALE Cross the Sound of Sleat by ferryST. ANDREWSVisit the home of the Royal and Ancient Golf ClubEDINBURGHGuided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood PalaceALNWICK Visit the ancestral home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland or explore the spectacular gardenYORK Walking tourSTRATFORD-UPON-AVON Take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, visit Shakespeare’s birthplace

Meals

Full English breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Plymouth

Notes

NOTES:Departure June 20 – Stonehenge will be closed due to Summer Solstice and a visit to Salisbury Cathedral will be included instead.Edinburgh Military Tattoo ticket included for departures July 30 through August 20.

Transportation

Motorcoach; ferry to the Isle of Skye. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

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