United Kingdom & Ireland Panorama

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Your Package Includes

  • 14 Days 12 Nights
  • Code: PUI
  • From: $3100

Visit UK (England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland) and Ireland in this 14 day tour. From bustling cities to charming countryside, journey to medieval castles, breath-taking natural attractions, UNESCO cultural sites, monuments and world-renowned Stonehenge and Oxford University.

Itinerary at a glance

DAY 1
USA - London, England
DAY 2
Arrive in London
DAY 3
London
DAY 4
London - Stonehenge - Bath - Cardiff, Wales
DAY 5
Cardiff - Fishguard - Rosslare, Ireland - Waterford
DAY 6
Waterford - Killarney
DAY 7
Killarney - Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Athlone
DAY 8
Athlone - Dublin
DAY 9
Dublin - Londonderry, Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway - Belfast
DAY 10
Belfast -Cairnryan, Scotland -Edinburgh
DAY 11
Edinburgh - Lake District, England
DAY 12
Lake District - York - Stratford-upon-Avon
DAY 13
Stratford-upon-Avon - Oxford - London
DAY 14
London - USA
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Overnight Stay
London (2 nts) - Stonehenge - Bath - Cardiff (1nt) - Fishguard - Rosslare - Waterford (1nt) - Killarney (1nt) - Limerick - Cliffs of moher - Athlone (1nt) - Dublin (1nt) - Londonderry - Giant's causeway - Belfast (1nt) - Cairnryan - Edinburgh (1nt) - Lake district (1nt) - York - Stratford-upon-avon (1nt) - Oxford - London (1nt)

TRIP TIMELINE

DAY 1

USA - London, England

Our Britain and Ireland vacation begins as we board our flight bound for London, the capital city of English.

DAY 2

Arrive in London

Upon arrival, our sightseeing tour starts with a visit to Windsor Castle*, one of the oldest continuously inhabited royal residence in the world and the weekend home of Queen Elizabeth. Later, transfer into London, the rest of the day is free at leisure.

Included: Lunch

Accommodation:

★★★★ The Tower Hotel or similar

DAY 3

London

This morning we visit the Tower of London*. Founded nearly a millennium ago and expanded upon over the centuries since, Tower of London has been a fortress, a royal residence and state prison. Later on, a panoramic drive shows us the city including the Parliament Building, Big Ben, and Trafalgar Square. To top off our day, enjoy photo stops at two of London’s most recognized monuments – Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Then the rest of the day is at leisure. Time to shop or visit the spectacular British Museum, which boasts the largest and most comprehensive collection of the world.

Included: Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★ The Tower Hotel or similar

DAY 4

London - Stonehenge - Bath - Cardiff, Wales

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the mighty ancient monoliths of Stonehenge*. Then we continue on to Bath, an ancient town famous for its hot springs. In our orientation tour of Bath, we’ll view the Georgian Architecture, the Abby, Pulteney Bridge, Royal Crescent, Queen Square, and visit the amazing Roman Baths*. We stay overnight and dinner at the Welsh capital, Cardiff.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★ Hilton Cardiff Hotel or Similar

DAY 5

Cardiff - Fishguard - Rosslare, Ireland - Waterford

After city tour of Cardiff viewing the Cardiff Castle*, we travel to Fishguard for a ferry* across the St. George’s Channel to Rosslare in Ireland. Travelers may have lunch at Fishguard Port or onboard the ferry. Landing in Ireland, we drive to Waterford for overnight accommodation and dinner.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort or Similar

DAY 6

Waterford - Killarney

After an orientation tour of Waterford, motor coach drives us to Killarney. Beautifully set on the world famous lakes of Killarney, Killarney is designated as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and Killarney National Park* definitely is the highlight of today’s sightseeing. The exciting jaunting car ride* will take us to explore the park. Finally check in to our hotel located by the Lough Leane Lake.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★ Brehon Hotel or similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 7

Killarney - Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Athlone

Depart hotel to Limerick. Upon arrival, a walking tour shows us the King John’s Castle, St Mary’s Cathedral, and the River Shannon. We then drive to view the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher* towering above the Atlantic. Later a scenic drive leads us to Athlone for dinner and overnight stay.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Sheraton Athlone Hotel or Similar

DAY 8

Athlone - Dublin

After breakfast, we depart Athlone to Dublin. One of the literary capitals of the world and designated UNESCO City of Literature in 2010, Dublin’s literary tradition dates back over a thousand years when monks would transcribe the bible into beautiful manuscripts. The best surviving example of which, The Book of Kells dating from 800 AD, is on show at Trinity College*. Fortunately we will have an opportunity to view the priceless book. Tonight, we enjoy dinner at hotel.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane or Similar

DAY 9

Dublin - Londonderry, Northern Ireland - Giant's Causeway - Belfast

After breakfast at hotel we depart Dublin for Giant's Causeway* via Londonderry, the second largest city in Northern Ireland. After city tour and lunch at Londonderry, we continue on for a visit to the Giant Causeway, giant basalt columns rising from the sea, a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, we drive to Belfast, the capital of and largest city in Northern Ireland.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Hastings Europa Hotel or Similar

DAY 10

Belfast -Cairnryan, Scotland -Edinburgh

Today our journey starts with a half day city tour of Belfast, then check-in at Belfast port for ferry* crossing to Scotland. Lunch is under your own arrangement onboard ferry. Upon arrival at Cairnryan, a small Scottish village notable for its two modern ferry terminals connecting Scotland to Northern Ireland, we immediately transfer to Scotland’s elegant and beautiful capital city, Edinburgh, with a stop at the National Monument of Scotland.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Edinburgh Marriott Hotel or Similar

DAY 11

Edinburgh - Lake District, England

This morning we visit Edinburgh Castle* and see historical sites along the Princes Street on our sightseeing tour. Afterwards we continue into the Lake District of England. Breathtaking scenery enthralls us as we have a boat trip* on the lake. Overnight stay at Lake District and enjoy dinner at hotel.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner at hotel

Accommodation:

★★★★ Lancaster House Hotel or similar

DAY 12

Lake District - York - Stratford-upon-Avon

Depart Lake District to the ancient walled city, York, for city orientation. We walk through narrow medieval streets and view wealth of historic attractions inside the city walls, of which York Minster* is the most prominent. Our last stop today is Stratford-upon-Avon, where we stay for overnight accommodation.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★ Mercure Shakespeare Hotel or Similar

DAY 13

Stratford-upon-Avon - Oxford - London

Our sightseeing tour of Stratford-upon-Avon this morning features visits to Shakespeare’s Birthplace* and Ann Hathaway’s Cottage*. Then we depart to Oxford, home of the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. A walking tour to show us the city and colleges begins upon our arrival. Dinner in Oxford and then travel back to London.

Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation:

★★★★ Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 14

London - USA

Bid farewell to Britain as we transfer to airport for the international homebound flight to America.

Included: Breakfast

YOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES

Excellent bilingual (English & Chinese speaking) tour manager throughout the tour in Europe.

Sightseeing with specialist local guides in selected cities.

Deluxe 4-star Hotel accommodation for your comfort.

British, Irish or buffet breakfasts daily at hotels.

Lunches or dinners included as specified in the itinerary.

Admission fees for sightseeing attractions as denoted by an asterisk* in tour itinerary:
England - Windsor Castle, Tower of London, Stonehenge, Roman Baths, Cruise on Windermere Lake, York Minster, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Ann Hathaway’s Cottage. 
Wales - Cardiff Castle.
Ireland - Jaunting Car Ride & Killarney National Park, Cliffs of Moher, Dublin Trinity College.
Northern Ireland - Giant’s Causeway.
Scotland - Edinburgh Castle.

Various transportation used for the unforgettable trip:
- Ferry crossing St. George’s Channel from Wales to Ireland.
- Ferry crossing North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland.
- Jaunting car ride exploring the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Killarney National Park.
- Cruise on Windermere Lake in England’s Lake District.

Deluxe air-conditioned tour coach with professional service of drivers.

Airport group transfers in Europe on arrival (London) and departure (London). (Land+Air Packages only).

Group identification badge, luggage tag and document holder provided for your convenience and easy recognition.

Upgrade your trip

Create your ideal getaway with the following upgrade options. Extensions and upgrades can be added during the booking process or speak to one of our travel advisors to tailor your perfect trip.

Treat yourself to the most sought-after seats on our coaches — those in the first two or three rows. We assign 10 seats in the front rows on a first-come, first-served basis subject to availability. To pre-book these seats for less than $10 per day, select the front of coach seating option online in your Peony Tours account.

AVAILABLE AIRLINES AND GATEWAYS

Airfares included in the advertised Land + Air Package prices are from New York JFK(JFK), including fuel surcharge and taxes/fees, not including any baggage fees or seat assignment fees.

Departures from other gateway cities, please add appropriate U.S. domestic add-on fares. For time zone of your gateway city, please call Peony Tours.

*Fares are subject to availability; for detailed gateway fares please view our dates & pricing

London The Tower Hotel or similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Nestled along the River Thames, The Tower Hotel, London, brings you into the midst of some of London’s most iconic landmarks and famous locations, including the Tower of London, the Shard and more.

Details

  • St Katharine's Way, London, E1W 1LD
  • +44 207 523 5063

Cardiff Hilton Cardiff Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Hilton Cardiff is located in the heart of the city, directly opposite Cardiff Castle. We’re minutes from St David's shopping center, a 10 minute walk from the Millennium Stadium and a short drive away from Cardiff Bay. Step inside the hotel and you’ll find beautifully styled guest rooms, fantastic dining options and a host of amenities for work, rest and recreation — everything you need for a fantastic stay in the Welsh capital.

Details

  • Kingsway, Greyfriars, RD, Cardiff, CF10 3HH, United Kingdom
  • +44 2920 646 300

Waterford Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Set in a stunning woodland location with fabulous views over the Suir estuary in County Waterford, Faithlegg is a beautifully restored 18th Century mansion at its heart.  Situated just 6 miles from Waterford, it’s a charming destination for a leisure break.

Details

  • Dunmore Road Waterford, Faithlegg X91 HV52 Ireland
  • +35351382000

Killarney Brehon Hotel or similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The Brehon is a luxurious hotel of unique grace and elegance set amidst Killarney’s breathtaking landscape. Each guestroom reflects a contemporary blend of beauty, style and space. The Brehon also offers visitors a chance to relax and unwind in the Angsana Spa.

Details

  • Muckross Road,  V93 RT22  Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • +353 64 663 0700

Athlone Sheraton Athlone Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

In Athlone's lively centre, this Sheraton Hotel has a 20 m pool, a luxury spa, free internet and free parking. Guests have spacious rooms and a stylish restaurant, 1 hours’ drive from Dublin. 

Details

  • Gleeson Street, Co Westmeath, Athlone, Ireland
  • +353 90 645 1060

Dublin Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Located in the heart of the docklands, opposite Bord Gais Energy Theatre, our hotel is walking distance from Dublin city centre shopping and iconic venues including The CCD, 3Arena, Croke Park and Aviva Stadium. 

Details

  • Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, D02 YT21
  • +35 316 439 500

Belfast Hastings Europa Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The world famous Europa Hotel in Belfast is located in the heart of Belfast City Centre, a short distance from many of Belfast’s top visitor attractions including the Ulster Museum, Grand Opera House, etc. The elegant decor, contemporary bistro, bustling bar and relaxing piano bar lounge make the Europa Hotel the hotel of choice for business and leisure guests visiting Belfast. 

Details

  • Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7AP
  • +44 28 9027 1066

Edinburgh Edinburgh Marriott Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Whether traveling to Edinburgh for work or vacation you’ll the enjoy the comfort and excellent service of the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel. We are ideally located 15 minutes from the historic city centre.  Relax in our heated indoor pool or maintain your fitness regime in our gym.  Edinburgh Zoo and BT Murrayfield Stadium are moments away and Edinburgh Festivals provide plenty of entertainment over summer. 

Details

  • 111 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8NF United Kingdom
  • +44 131 334 9191

Lake District Lancaster House Hotel or similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Lancaster House Hotel is a deluxe  hotel with on-site Health Club facilities, including an indoor pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna and fully equipped gym, it’s the perfect place to sit back and relax.Perfectly located, Lancaster itself bursts with charming character, visit the famous Butterfly House and Castle. For adventure seekers, the Lake District and Forest of Bowland are a short drive away.

Details

  • Green Ln, Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4GJ, UK
  • +44 330 4042 928

Stratford-upon-Avon Mercure Shakespeare Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel sits in the heart of historic Stratford-Upon-Avon. Just a short stroll away from Shakespeare's birthplace, the RSC theatres and local shopping, this hotel is convenient for those looking to explore and relax. All the rooms are furnished with cosy yet modern décor. 

Details

  • Chapel Street, CV37 6ER, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
  • +44 24 7709 2802

London Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel welcomes you with spacious accommodation, modern amenities and an exceptional location. You'll find our hotel on the outskirts of Heathrow Airport, just a short distance from nearby attractions and within easy reach of Central London. Contemporary rooms offer deluxe bedding, free Wi-Fi access, 24-hour room service and stunning views of the airport runway from soundproof windows. 

Details

  • Bath Road Hounslow England TW6 2AQ United Kingdom
  • +44 20 88976363

Why not check out the optional excursions available on your tour and pre-book? Booking them in advance will save you money and hassle. Optional tours must be purchased 7 days prior to departure.
Special exchange rate: When you pre-book optional excursions in US Dollars you enjoy a discounted exchange rate, saving you money. Online prices are in USD for our European tours; on-site prices will be in Euros (EUR) or British Pounds (GBP) in the UK. 
Easy budgeting: Pre-booking your excursions makes budgeting for your vacation easy. You’ll find it easier to plan your spending money and you’ll need less cash during your vacation.

 

Online Purchase Window closes 7 days prior to departure 

Customer Reviews

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND PANORAMA

Professional service.No comments.

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By Wen Chun Hou

UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND PANORAMA

Our tour guide Mr. Eddie Chen is excellent. He's very knowledgeable about the countries we visited and shared the country's history with us. He made good arrangement and let us know about the daily schedule clearly. I would like to thank Eddie for a very comfortable and pleasant trip!same as above

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By Pauling Chen

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Nice trip, especially the professional guide!

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By Zhiying Wang

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Eddie really made sure our trip ran smoothly and pleasantly for everyone on the tour. His extensive knowledge, positive attitude, thoughtful attention to detail, and advance notice of what was coming up made sure that everyone was well-prepared and comfortable at each leg of our journey.

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By Mrs Lee

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very good and helpful

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By Yi Lee

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By Henry Lee

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Food at the restaurant at Killarney for dinner on 9/7/2016 was excellent and unforgetable.

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By Chi sheng Li

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Very good trip, nice Mr. Eddie who has a very good service. I am very enjoy thus trip. So, I will keep join Peony Tours?No commments, every thing is fine.

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