GLOBUS 2020: Britian Uncovered (GF)

12 days from London to Edinburgh

Join us to explore the undiscovered destinations of Britain by traveling to off-the-cobblestones locales to experience the authentic, timeless traditions of Britain. Begin in London for some historical sightseeing before venturing on to Stonehenge for an up-close view of the mysterious stone formations. You'll drive through magnificent scenery to Cornwall-a film location for the series Poldark. In Plymouth, see the Mayflower Steps where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked for America in 1620. Cross the wild moorlands and deep river valleys into Dartmoor for an opportunity to join the locals in a cozy tearooms or friendly pubs in the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Dip into history with a visit to Bath's excavated Roman Baths-the grand socializing complex circa 70AD. Stay overnight in the Welsh capital of Cardiff, and travel to Cotswolds. Take in its picturesque villages and rolling hills on your way to Stratford-upon-Avon-historic home to William Shakespeare.

Birthplace of Charles Darwin and one of England's finest medieval towns, Shrewsbury is located in the glorious countryside near the Welsh border. Next, visit The Beatles Story in Liverpool, then travel further back in time to England's Lake District aboard a steam railway train. From your carriage, savour the lovely views of the Levens Valley, and continue you journey on a Windermere Steamer cruise boat to Bowness. You'll stay overnight in Gretna Green-where the blacksmith was known to wed young runaway couples-still a popular wedding venue since the 1700s. Follow the 'bonnie banks' of Loch Lomond and the wild Rannoch Moor into the Scottish Highlands. Try to catch a glimpse of 'Nessie' in Loch Ness, and hear about the famous battle of Culloden before spending the night in Inverness-the beautiful Highland capital. See St. Andrews, home of golf and tour Edinburgh Castle to admire the Crown Jewels. Specific departures of our escorted tour of Britain include the world-renowned Military Tattoo performance by global performers and a Scottish pipe bands spectacle performed on the castle's esplanade!

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Tour Operator
Globus
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2019
Duration
12 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonWelcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts will be waiting to welcome you. The afternoon is at your leisure. For a first experience of London, you might like to join our optional Taste of London excursion with dinner, followed by a guided illumination cruise on the Thames River.
Day 2LondonStart your day with a walking tour past some of London's most remarkable landmarks. Your Local Guide will bring you to Parliament Square where you'll see the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Church of St. Margaret's-all part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, take photographs of the statues of famous statesmen who oversee the comings and goings of today's politicians: Sir Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela, just to name a few; and of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, a leading suffragist who campaigned tirelessly for women's rights. Your guide will then lead you to the LONDON EYE for a 30-minute ride on the giant observation wheel, with stunning panoramas of the city. This afternoon, why not to join an optional excursion to the Tower of London with its fabulous Crown Jewels. (B)
Day 3ExeterMeet your Tour Director and traveling companions and depart at 8 am for a memorable day of sightseeing. First, travel to prehistoric STONEHENGE; explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, before admiring the magnificence of the monument up close. Then, enjoy [LF] a traditional carvery LUNCH at a local pub before heading to Exeter where you will spend the next two nights. There is time to discover this small but vibrant city in the heart of Devon on your own.
Today's Distance: 176 mi / 305 km (B,L)
Day 4ExeterEnjoy magnificent scenery today as you drive to Cornwall, of Poldark fame, and to the pretty fishing village and former smuggler's port of Looe. In Plymouth, see the historic Barbican and the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked in 1620. Then, head into Dartmoor, famous for the wild, open moorlands and deep river valleys, rich history and rare wildlife. Stop in Widecombe-in-the-Moor with its prominent church, cozy tea rooms, and lively pubs before returning to Exeter.
Today's Distance: 150 mi / 241 km (B,D)
Day 5CardiffThis morning, travel to elegant Bath to see the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS. Constructed around 70 AD as a grand bathing and socializing complex, this is one of the best-preserved Roman ruins in the world. After the visit, you will have time to explore the town on your own and marvel at the honey-colored Georgian architecture. Stay the night in Cardiff, the Welsh capital. You might want to join an evening of Welsh entertainment and dinner tonight.
Today's Distance: 161 mi / 262 km (B)
Day 6WarwickStart your day with a visit to Tintern, the stunning home to a famous Cistercian abbey, set in the beautiful Wye Valley. Continue to the Cotswolds with its picturesque villages and idyllic rolling English landscapes. Stop in Broadway before making your way to Stratford-upon-Avon, where your Tour Director will take you to [LF] SHAKESPEARE'S SCHOOLROOM, where William was educated and inspired to become one of the world's greatest playwrights.
Today's Distance: 116 mi / 186 km (B,D)
Day 7LiverpoolSet amidst glorious countryside near the Welsh Borders, Shrewsbury is one of England's finest medieval market towns. You will have time to stroll through narrow streets and alleyways and see the timber-framed black and white buildings of Charles Darwin's hometown. In Liverpool, visit THE BEATLES STORY, an atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture, and music of the 'Fab Four.'
Today's Distance: 148 mi / 238 km (B)
Day 8GlasgowTravel back in time in England's Lake District as you climb aboard the [LF] LAKESIDE & HAVERTHWAITE RAILWAY STEAM TRAIN and enjoy beautiful views of the Levens Valley from your carriage. Continue your journey aboard a WINDERMERE STEAMER to Bowness and take in the wooded shoreline and distant stretches of the high moorland. On your way to Glasgow for your overnight stay, stop in Gretna Green, where the blacksmith would wed runaway couples.
Today's Distance: 236 mi / 380 km (B,D)
Day 9InvernessFollow the 'Bonnie Banks' of Loch Lomond and head through wild Rannoch Moor into the Highlands. Via haunting Glen Coe, reach Fort William beneath Ben Nevis. Then, travel along Loch Lochy, Loch Oich, and Loch Ness of 'Nessie' fame to the CULLODEN VISITOR CENTRE. Hear the story of the crushing Hanoverian victory over Bonnie Prince Charlie's Scottish clans. Overnight in the Highlands capital of Inverness.
Today's Distance: 181 mi / 313 km (B,D)
Day 10EdinburghEnjoy beautiful vistas of the Cairngroms National Park on your way to the Victorian mountain resort of Pitlochry. Then to St. Andrews, home of golf and a famous university town, and over the elegant Forth Road Bridge to Edinburgh. Tonight, you might like to join an optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis.
Today's Distance: 202 mi / 325 km (B)
Day 11EdinburghJoin your Local Guide on a walking tour along the famous Royal Mile. On the way, discover Edinburgh's deepest secret, THE REAL MARY KING'S CLOSE, a warren of hidden streets frozen in time since the 17th Century. Your tour will finish at EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Scottish capital at your own pace. Later, a unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia, once the perfect royal residence for glittering state visits and family holidays. Tour five decks and see how the Royal Family and crew of 240 lived and worked on board. Dinner rounds off this optional evening. For departure numbers August 1, August 88, August 15, tickets are included for tonight's performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO. (B)
Day 12EdinburghYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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04/18/2020$2,899.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
04/25/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/02/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/09/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/16/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/23/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/30/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/06/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/13/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/20/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/27/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/04/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/11/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/18/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/25/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/01/2020$3,069.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/08/2020$3,069.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/15/2020$3,069.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/22/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/29/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/05/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/12/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/19/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/26/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/03/2020$2,919.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
10/10/2020$2,899.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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Single room supplement:
$930

No triple room reduction

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    • GLOBUS 2020: Britian Uncovered (GF)

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      Join us to explore the undiscovered destinations of Britain by traveling to off-the-cobblestones locales to experience the authentic, timeless traditions of Britain.

     
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