A Taste of Britain – Tour GB106

A Taste of Britain is an introduction to England and Scotland. See the highlights of London, Liverpool with a Beatles tour, cruise Lake WindermereA Taste of Britain and explore Edinburgh. Sample the whiskey at Blair Athol Distillery and continue through the Highlands, passed Loch Ness, cruise Loch Lomond before the last night in Glasgow.

7 Nights/ 8 DAYS
Visit: London, Cotswolds, Liverpool, Lake District, Gretna Green, Edinburgh, Pitlochry, Loch Ness, Loch Lomond, Glasgow

Day 1 London Arrival & Tour
The tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group.

Day 2 Tower Of London & City Sights
Discover London’s attractions on your own with an open-top bus tour. There is a choice of routes, plus a choice of walking tours. You might visit the Tower of London to view the Crown Jewels, or visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. (B)

Day 3 British Music Experience & Beatles’ Liverpool
Travel to Liverpool, stopping for lunch along the way. A local guide will show you around the city focusing on places associated with the “Fab Four.” Explore pop music history at the British Music Experience. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own. Then check out the world famous Cavern Club for an evening of live music. (B, L)

Day 4 Lake District & Scottish Evening
Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired Beatrix Potter’s children’s books. Embark on a cruise along Lake Windermere, England’s largest natural lake. Over the Scottish border, stop at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna Green before travelling towards Edinburgh. Enjoy a traditional dinner and ceilidh at your hotel in Edinburgh. (B, D)

Day 5 Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
Explore central Edinburgh, including the 200-year-old “New Town” with elegant Georgian houses and the Royal Mile where the medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own. On August 2 – 19 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. (B)

Day 6 Scone Palace & Blair Athol Distillery
At Scone Palace see outstanding antiques and the world-renowned grounds. Head to Pitlochry for a traditional pub lunch and free time to explore. Take a tour of the Blair Athol Distillery and sample a “wee dram” of their single malt. Continue to Inverness where the evening is free to check out some of the local pubs with traditional music and food. (B, L)

Day 7 Loch Ness & Loch Lomond Cruise
Travel south through the Highlands, passing the shoreline of Loch Ness with a stop at Fort Augustus or Spean Bridge. See Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest peak, and continue through the towering mountains around Glencoe. Explore the village of Tyndrum for lunch on your own. Embark on a cruise of Loch Lomond, Britain’s largest lake. Enjoy a drive around Glasgow before dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 8 Tour Ends In Glasgow
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

A Taste of Britain Includes:A Taste of Britain

  • Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 2nd, August 9th, and August 16th departures
  • Guided Beatles tour around Liverpool
  • Blair Athol Distillery
  • Loch Lomond Scenic Cruise
  • Scone Palace
  • Tower of London or Kensington Palace
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • 7 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L), 2 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh

A Taste of Britain Hotels:

  • Park Plaza London Riverbank, London (2 nights)
  • Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel, Liverpool (1 night)
  • Malmaison Edinburgh, Edinburgh (2 nights)
  • Columba Hotel, Inverness (1 night)
  • Glasgow Marriott Hotel, Glasgow (1 night)

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