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297 Highway #8,
Stoney Creek, ON.

Elegance of Great Britain

13 DAY PREMIUM ESCORTED JOURNEY

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Important!
TRAVEL TO BRITAIN & SCOTLAND WITH GUEST HOST ROB HOWARD

August 4 th - 16th , 2018

Lasnd Only $5,150.00 Per person based on double occupancy
(Save an additonal $500.00 if you pay in full by the 11th January 2018)

Rob Howard is a garden columnist for The Hamilton Spectator and has been writing about gardening since 1990. In addition, he has also escorted Garden Tours exclusively for Battlefield Travel to England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Belgium, Holland, France, Vancouver and Victoria. Join him on this wonderful tour to Great Britain...

Itinerary

Saturday 4th August, 2018
YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS
Board your overnight flight to Britain (not included).


Sunday 5th August, 2018
WELCOME TO EDINBURGH
Welcome to Scotland - On arrival at Edinburgh airport, you are transferred to your hotel, with the rest of the day to relax before joining your Tour Director at 5:30pm for a Welcome Reception -
Hotel: To be confirmed, Edinburgh Welcome Reception and Dinner


Monday 6th August, 2018
EDINBURGH, THE CAPITAL OF CULTURE
Join a Local Expert to see the highlights of the city, followed by an afternoon at leisure, why not visit the art treasures in the National Gallery?
Hotel: To be confirmed, Edinburgh Buffet Breakfast


Tuesday 7th August, 2018
ARDGOWAN, GRETNA GREEN AND THE ENGLISH LAKES
Depart the majestic Scottish capital and journey to Ardgowan, Delight in a freshly-made, traditional Scottish High Tea before we continue to Gretna Green. Your travels continues to the picturesque English Lake District and dinner is served at your hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere.
Hotel: To be confirmed, Windermere Breakfast, Morning Tea and Dinner


Wednesday 8th August, 2017
ENGLISH POETS AND THE LAKE DISTRICT EXPERIENCE
Devote the day to a scenic wonderland of rugged mountains and tranquil waters - Then, embark on a nostalgic steam train ride along the banks of the beautiful River Leven.
Hotel: To be confirmed, Windermere Buffet Breakfast


Thursday 9th August, 2018
WINDERMERE TO YORK
Enjoy a morning at leisure before travelling through the Yorkshire Dales to the charming village of Haworth. Your journey continues to York, one of the oldest cities in England predating records.
Hotel: Hilton York Buffet Breakfast


Friday 10th August, 2018
THE HISTORIC CITY OF YORK
Enjoy an exploration of one of Britainís most historic cities renowned for its exquisite architecture. In the evening, enjoy the opportunity to mix with the locals over dinner and drinks.
Hotel: Hilton York Breakfast, Signature Evening


Saturday 11th August, 2018
LINCOLNíS MAGNA CARTA AND ON TO STRATFORD
Today we visit Lincoln Castle, one of the finest examples of a Norman castle in England, with a chance to see one of the four remaining copies of the Magna Carta before we continue to pretty Stratford,
Hotel: The Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon Buffet Breakfast


Sunday 12th August, 2018
SHAKESPEAREíS STRAFORD-UPON-AVON
Discover how William Shakespeare and his incredible works continue to shape society today when you visit his birthplace. Later, join your Tour Director for a traditional Sunday Roast Dinner, served with Yorkshire Pudding and all the trimmings.
Hotel: The Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon Buffet Breakfast, Dinner


Monday 13th August, 2018
THE COTSWOLDS, BLENHEIM PALACE AND BATH
Today we cross the beautiful Cotswold hills to tour the magnificent house and gardens of Blenheim Palace, after we continue to the Georgian city of Bath.
Hotel: To be confirmed, Bath Buffet Breakfast


Tuesday 14th August, 2018
BATH
The City of Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site built above Britainís only thermal, mineral springs where will visit the Roman Baths, with the rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, join your Tour Director and fellow travellers as you raise a glass over your Celebration Dinner to commend your wonderful journey.
Hotel: To be confirmed, Bath Buffet Breakfast, Celebration Dinner


Wednesday 15th August, 2018
STONEHENGE AND RETURN TO LONDON
Travel across Salisbury Plain to visit the pre-historic and mysterious Stonehenge, after we return to London and our Hotel. The evening is at leisure.
Hotel: To be confirmed, London Buffet Breakfast


Thursday 16th August, 2018
DEPART LONDON FOR HOME
Your journey comes to an end after breakfast
Buffet Breakfast


This Tour Includes:

  • SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES & TOP RATED HIGHLIGHTS
  • Edinburgh: A hush descends and eyes turn to the castle. The skirl of the pipes rises and drums crack the night air as a tide of tunics and tartan flood from the drawbridge. For a limited time in August, witness the incredible spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
  • Bath: The Roman Baths have existed for over 2,000 years and are now one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world. Learn the importance of this historic site, still used as a center for bathing and socialising.
  • Plus Much More!
  • ADDITIONAL 5 STAR SERVICES
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insightís luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat touring coach, with extended Business Class legroom and on-board restroom.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expertís fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included; youíll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • AUTHENTIC REGIONAL FLAVOURS
  • Included Quality Dining: 10 Buffet Breakfasts, 1 Morning Tea, 2 Three-course Dinners all with tea or coffee, 1 Welcome Dinner, 1 Signature Evening and 1 Celebration Dinner all with wine, plus tea or coffee.

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