Welcome to Dublin
Start your journey in the heart of Dublin with a two night stay.
This morning your local guide will help you discover the history and charm of Ireland’s capital city. Set along the banks of the River Liffey, Dublin is awash with Georgian architechture, grand squares and historic monuments.
Freechoice: Tour Trinity College and gain access to the Long Room and famous Book of Kells, or explore the interactive Guinness Storehouse.
Enjoy dinner tonight at a traditional Irish pub.
Dublin > Killarney
Discover Blarney Castle where legend has it, if you kiss the famous stone you will receive the ‘gift of the gab’. Then continue to Killarney for a two night stay.
Ring of Kerry
Experience the beautiful scenery of the Ring of Kerry. See where the Iveragh Mountains dramatically drop into the Atlantic Ocean, and watch as tiny fishing villages and off-shore islands come in and out of view around each twisting bend. It is often said that the landscapes vary a hundred times in 100 kilometres.
Killarney > Galway
Explore Bunratty Folk Park Museum, before driving along spectacular coastline to the stunning Cliffs of Moher. Arrive in the vibrant city of Galway for your overnight stay.
Galway > Belfast
En route to Northern Ireland visit the Monastery of Clonmacnoise. Continue to Belfast for your two night stay.
Belfast is a port city with a fascinating history. Learn about its troubled past during your guided tour.
Freechoice: Discover the story of the Titanic, from its design and build to its fateful ending. Alternatively, take a ride in one of Belfast’s historic black cabs and learn about the city’s past and present.
Belfast > Loch Lomond
This morning, journey to Scotland via ferry, before continuing on to Loch Lomond, one of Scotland’s best known lakes. This evening, check into your hotel for a two night stay.
Today is yours to explore and discover the wild natural beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
Loch Lomond > Inverness
Journey to mysterious Loch Ness, keeping an eye out for the fabled monster. Then visit the ruins of Urquhart Castle, before continuing to Inverness for a two night stay.
Today discover Cawdor Castle. The castle dates back to the 14th century and is still inhabited by the Cawdor family. This afternoon is yours to explore the heart of the Scottish Highlands at leisure.
Inverness > Aberdeen
Our first stop this morning is the Moray Motor Museum where you will view their collection of classic and vintage cars before touring the historic Glenfiddich Distillery. Here, sample one of the most celebrated whiskies in Scotland and learn the importance of the ‘wee dram’ to the local economy. Check in for your overnight stay.
Aberdeen > Edinburgh
Enjoy morning tea and a display of the ancient art of falconry, known as the ‘sport of kings’ which dates back almost 4,000 years.
Upon arrival in Edinburgh, check into your hotel before a tour of Stirling Castle, one of the regions most iconic castles.
The city of Edinburgh is one of the most architecturally beautiful cities in the world, with monuments, cathedrals and buildings all perfectly preserved. During a city tour, board the Royal Yacht Britannia then explore Edinburgh Castle, the iconic symbol of this beautiful 1,000 year old city.
Edinburgh > York
Journey to York by train, and learn about the city’s fascinating Roman and Viking heritage on a guided tour. Enjoy an overnight stay.
York > Chester
Today visit Chester, one of Britain’s best preserved walled cities. Join a guided walking tour, including a visit to it’s famous Cathedral, before arriving at your iconic hotel.
Chester > Stratford
Visit the charming town of Stratford, the birthplace of Shakespeare. See the most popular sights on an orientation tour, including the famous Bard’s house. Enjoy an overnight stay.
Stratford > Bath
Drive through the delightful Cotswolds region and take in the scenery as you journey towards the Roman city of Bath. On arrival, check into your hotel for your two night stay.
Discover beautiful Bath on a guided walking tour, then visit the renowned Roman Baths, constructed in 70AD.
Bath > London
Discover the mythical wonder of Stonehenge, then continue to Salisbury and visit its majestic cathedral. Your final destination is London, where you’ll enjoy a two night stay at your historic hotel.
Today explore London and see many highlights such as Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, followed by a visit to historical Westminster Abbey. Tonight, enjoy a fabulous farewell dinner at one of London’s most historic pubs.
After breakfast, transfer to London airport.
This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.