Highlights of England, Scotland & Ireland with Ohio University

Jul 6-17, 2017 / 12 DAYS

Explore Great Britain and Ireland’s emerald landscapes and cultural hubs.

Embark on a guided tour of England, Scotland, and Ireland, which will take you from cosmopolitan London to the medieval city of Edinburgh. Then, pass …

Your package includes

  • 10 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 10 breakfasts
  • 4 three-course dinners
  • 6 guided sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • Private deluxe motor coach

Included highlights

Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Edinburgh Castle, Local pub culture, Windermere Lake cruise, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Blarney Castle, Ri…

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you’ll walk for about 1.5 hours daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and cobblestone streets, with few hills o…

Itinerary

Map of Tour of England, Scotland, and Ireland

Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT

Jul 06: Travel to London, England

Board your overnight flight to London today.

London / 2 NIGHTS

Jul 07: Arrival in London

Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to England! Meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Jul 08: Guided tour of London

Included meals: Breakfast

View the regal landmarks of England’s vibrant and cosmopolitan capital on a guided sightseeing tour.   • Pass the grand Trafalgar Square and Baroque-style St. Paul’s Cathedral, perched atop Ludgate Hill • See Westminster Abbey, the setting for royal coronations, weddings and funerals • View icons like Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London • Stop by Buckingham Palace, where you may catch the Changing of the Guard Enjoy a free afternoon in London or add an excursion.

Edinburgh / 2 NIGHTS

Jul 09: Travel to Edinburgh

Included meals: Breakfast

Journey by train through the English countryside and past the lochs and hills of Scotland. Later, arrive in the Scottish capital. Enjoy a free evening in Edinburgh or add an excursion.

Jul 10: Guided tour of Edinburgh

Included meals: Breakfast

Get to know Edinburgh in all its medieval beauty on a tour led by a local expert. • View the elegant Georgian-style New Town and the Royal Mile, two UNESCO World Heritage sites • Pass the Sir Walter Scott Monument, the largest monument to a writer in the world  • Enter Edinburgh Castle to view the Scottish crown jewels and Stone of Scone Spend a free afternoon exploring Edinburgh on your own or add an excursion.

Liverpool / 1 NIGHT

Jul 11: Travel to Liverpool via the Lake District

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Travel through the emerald green landscapes of the Lake District en route to Liverpool, England, taking in picturesque views of farmland, forests, hills, and brooks as you go.

Dublin / 2 NIGHTS

Jul 12: Travel to Dublin

Included meals: Breakfast

Travel through the untamed wilderness of Wales to Holyhead, where you’ll board a high-speed ferry across the Irish Sea to Dublin.

Jul 13: Guided tour of Dublin

Included meals: Breakfast

Take a comprehensive tour of Ireland’s capital city with a local expert leading the way. • Stop in Phoenix Park, site of the presidential residence, and pass by the Guinness Storehouse  • Step inside the soaring St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest church  • Pass St Stephen’s Green and admire the Georgian architecture of Merrion Square as you go  • See Trinity College and walk past Grafton Street to the Molly Malone statue, ending in the Temple Bar district Enjoy a free evening in Dublin or add an excursion.

County Kerry / 2 NIGHTS

Jul 14: Travel to County Kerry via Blarney

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Continue your journey through the Emerald Isle today.   • Visit the famed Rock of Cashel • Enter Blarney Castle to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone

Jul 15: Guided tour of the Ring of Kerry

Included meals: Breakfast

Set out on the Ring of Kerry, a 112-mile coastal route that covers some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. • Pass the pristine Lakes of Killarney and gaze across Dingle Bay • Enjoy unsurpassable views of the Skellig Islands • Visit the picturesque village of Sneem, "The Knot in the Ring”

Limerick / 1 NIGHT

Jul 16: Travel to Limerick via the Cliffs of Moher

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Take in some of Ireland's most stunning scenery as you make your way to Limerick today.  • Transfer to the town of Tarbert and board a ferry to County Clare • Marvel at mesmerizing coastline at the Cliffs of Moher  • Stop to explore the medieval Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, a 19th-century village museum Continue on to Limerick and relive memories of your tour during this evening’s farewell dinner.

Jul 17: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to Shannon airport for your flight home.

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