Britain Sampler

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Our most popular Britain tour offers you the best of this great land. You'll have amazing experiences and see the fascinating sights as you travel from London to Edinburgh and back to London. History buffs will be delighted in seeing mysterious, prehistoric Stonehenge (just imagine how these stones got there!); the Roman Baths in Bath, constructed around 70 AD and today one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world; Chester, one of Britain's best cities for archaeological and architectural treasures; Edinburgh, home to many Scottish monarchs, including Queen Margaret, who died here in 1093; and York, England's most complete medieval city with its cobbled streets and the magnificent York Minister. Literary fans will enjoy visiting Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon; Abbotsford House, home of Sir Walter Scott; Grasmere, home to William Wordsworth; and Cambridge, where you have the chance to explore the city and the colleges attended by many famous writers. But that's not all…Globus has also arranged special, out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. You'll enjoy Grasmere gingerbread, invented in 1856 in the English Lake District, and a cup of tea and shortbread it Abbotsford.

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9 days from RM7,153/pax

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Day to day

Day 1


Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts are available to help you make the most of your stay.

Day 2


After a hearty English breakfast, morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside the Thames River, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall's mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister's Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL built between 1675 and 1708. Free time in the afternoon for independent activities or to join an optional excursion to Windsor Castle or the Tower of London with its fabulous Crown Jewels. Later, how about an optional dinner, followed by a cruise on the Thames River? (B)

Day 3


Meet your Tour Director and travelling companions, and depart at 8 am for a memorable day of sightseeing. First, try to unravel the mystery of prehistoric STONEHENGE. Explore the visitor centre with its imaginative exhibitions, then take the shuttle to the stone circle and admire the magnificence of the monument up close. Cross Salisbury Plain and head for the elegant Georgian city of Bath, where you see the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS. You will also have time to explore the town further on your own. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel. (B,D)

Day 4


This morning, drive through the fertile Severn Valley and across unspoiled countryside to the medieval market town of Ludlow, perched on a cliff above the River Teme. The afternoon is dedicated to North Wales. Take a stroll in picturesque Llangollen, host to one of the world’s most colorful annual music festivals, before continuing on to Liverpool, hometown of The Beatles and once the departure port of great transatlantic liners. 

Day 5


Focus on the tranquil Lake District, recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Take a break in Wordsworth’s beloved Grasmere, and try original GRASMERE GINGERBREAD. Then, head north for the Scottish border. On the way through the history-steeped Lowland Hills, stop at Gretna Green and visit THE WHISKY HOUSE where an expert explains the mysteries behind whisky production and lets you taste some well-known malts. In Edinburgh, don’t miss our optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. 

Day 6


Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide introduces you to the 200-year-old “New Town,” and the famous scientists, inventors, and novelists who lived there. In the “Old Town,” visit 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. Dinner rounds off this optional evening. For departure numbers 0729 through 0819, tickets are included for tonight’s performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO, a vast spectacle of massed Scottish pipe bands that takes place in an arena on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.

Day 7


First on today’s agenda is a guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s ABBOTSFORD HOUSE, with its impressive collection of historic relics, weapons, and armor, as well as an extensive library with over 9,000 rare volumes. Melrose Abbey and the ruins at Jedburgh are pointed out on the way to the English border and Northumberland National Park. In York, England’s most complete medieval city, stand in awe in front of the great structure of York Minster, then follow your Tour Director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow Shambles.

Day 8


Leave Yorkshire and its associations with James Herriot, and drive through the richest farmland in Britain. In Stratford-upon-Avon, take pictures of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and visit SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHPLACE. Return to London around 3:30 pm. How about a night out on the town with newfound friends? A three-course pre-theater dinner followed by one of London’s West End shows might take your fancy. 

Day 9


Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Get a taste of a destination's hidden gems and local flavours, exclusive to Globus. These behind-the-scenes activities really allow you to experience the world like a local.

  • Try original Grasmere gingerbread in Grasmere
  • Enjoy a whisky tasting

What's included

  • LONDON:Guided sightseeing, visit St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • STONEHENGE: Visit the prehistoric monument.
  • BATH: Visit the Roman relics; welcome dinner.
  • STOW-ON-THE-WOLD: Take a stroll in this Cotswolds village.
  • STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Take pictures of Anne Hathaway's Cottage, visit Shakespeare's birthplace.
  • LLANGOLLEN: Visit the picturesque village.
  • CHESTER: Walking tour.
  • GRASMERE: Visit Wordsworth's village; try original Grasmere gingerbread.
  • EDINBURGH: Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace.
  • ABBOTSFORD: Guided tour of Sir Walter Scott's house, then enjoy a cup of tea and shortbread at Ochiltree's Dining.
  • JEDBURGH: Take pictures of the abbey ruins.
  • YORK: Walking tour.
  • CAMBRIDGE: Explore the university city.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Motorcoach.
  • FREE WIFI: Available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • INSIDE VISITS and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
  • MYACCOUNT: Visit our website for details on optional excursions available on tour to personalise your holiday.
  • MEALS: 8 Full English breakfast (B); 3 three-course dinners with wine (D) and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Bath.
Name: Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews
Location: London
Description: Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen. During August and September when the Queen makes her annual visit to Scotland, the Palace's state rooms are open to visitors. These are the heart of the Palace, lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection which are used for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. Before entry to the Palace you will visit the Royal Mews, one of the finest working stables still in existence. See the State vehicles, both horse-drawn carriages and cars, used for coronations, royal weddings and State Visits, including the magnificent Gold State Coach which has been used for every coronation since 1821 and was last used for The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002.
Name: Afternoon Excursion to Windsor Castle
Location: London
Description: Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. One of the official residences of Queen Elizabeth II the castle is still used regularly for ceremonial and state occasions. Visit the magnificent State Apartments furnished with priceless works of art by Holbein, Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck. See wonderful St.George's Chapel the burial place of ten monarchs including Henry VIII and Charles I.
Name: Tower of London and Crown Jewels
Location: London
Description: The Tower of London is one of the most famous historic buildings in the world. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066-1067, it has been guarded by Yeoman Warders (popularly known as the Beefeaters) since the 14th century. It has been a fortress, a royal palace, a prison, a place of execution, and an armory. It is most famously known as the home to the priceless Crown Jewels, including the solid gold crown used at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the Imperial State Crown and Sovereigns Sceptre, the incredible Cullinan diamonds, and the Koh-i-Noor.
Name: A Taste of London
Location: London
Description: A unique chance to combine a traditional London pub experience with a relaxed, night-time river cruise, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights. Enjoy a three-course dinner with several local menu choices, including fish and chips and steak and ale pie at an historic London pub in the City of London. Following dinner you will enjoy scenic views from the comfort of your private cruiser, The Silver Bonito, owned by EDF Energy London Eye. Highlights include Tower Bridge, St. Paul's and the Houses of Parliament, with commentary from your guide as you cruise along the River Thames.
Name: Royal Yacht Britannia Excursion & Dinner
Location: Edinburgh
Description: A unique optional experience: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia, once the perfect royal residence for the Queen's 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 with wine and coffee at a local restaurant rounds off the evening.
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
20 Apr 2019 28 Apr 2019 $1699 USD $2264 USD
27 Apr 2019 05 May 2019 $2079 USD $2644 USD  
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04 May 2019 12 May 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
11 May 2019 19 May 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
13 May 2019 21 May 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
18 May 2019 26 May 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
20 May 2019 28 May 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
25 May 2019 02 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
27 May 2019 04 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
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01 Jun 2019 09 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
03 Jun 2019 11 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
08 Jun 2019 16 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
10 Jun 2019 18 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
15 Jun 2019 23 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
17 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
22 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
24 Jun 2019 02 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
29 Jun 2019 07 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
01 Jul 2019 09 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
06 Jul 2019 14 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
08 Jul 2019 16 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
13 Jul 2019 21 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
15 Jul 2019 23 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
20 Jul 2019 28 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
22 Jul 2019 30 Jul 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
27 Jul 2019 04 Aug 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
29 Jul 2019 06 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
03 Aug 2019 11 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
05 Aug 2019 13 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
10 Aug 2019 18 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
12 Aug 2019 20 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
17 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
19 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2019 $2289 USD $2854 USD
24 Aug 2019 01 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
26 Aug 2019 03 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
31 Aug 2019 08 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
02 Sep 2019 10 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
07 Sep 2019 15 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
09 Sep 2019 17 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
14 Sep 2019 22 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
21 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD  
28 Sep 2019 06 Oct 2019 $2139 USD $2704 USD
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single
05 Oct 2019 13 Oct 2019 $2079 USD $2644 USD  
Pre/Post City Start Date End Date Single Price    
Twin Price    
Triple Price    
PRE LONDON 01 Nov 2019 31 Dec 2019 $227 USD $127 USD $118 USD
PRE LONDON 01 May 2019 31 Oct 2019 $291 USD $158 USD $147 USD
PRE LONDON 01 Jan 2019 30 Apr 2019 $219 USD $124 USD $114 USD
POST LONDON 01 Nov 2019 31 Dec 2019 $227 USD $127 USD $118 USD
POST LONDON 01 May 2019 31 Oct 2019 $291 USD $158 USD $147 USD
POST LONDON 01 Jan 2019 30 Apr 2019 $219 USD $124 USD $114 USD
Charge Type Name Price
OPTIONAL Gratuity $58 USD

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