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Luxury

Britain and Ireland In-Depth

London Return
21 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULUK21
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 18 destinations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 34 meals
  • 20 nights luxury land accommodation
  • Expert tour director
  • Be shown around Edinburgh Castle before opening hours
  • Enjoy dinner at Ballyseede Castle

Map & Itinerary

Europe Map 2021 EULUK21
London Return

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Welcome to London. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer to your luxurious hotel. A welcome reception awaits this evening.

Stay: London, The May Fair Hotel

Travel to the picturesque Peak District National Park and visit Chatsworth House, which boasts an impressive art collection. Your journey then continues to York.

Stay: Two Nights, York, The Grand Hotel and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps visit York Minster, the biggest medieval cathedral in England. Or you can learn about the city’s Viking heritage at the Jorvik Viking Centre. Another option is to travel back in time for a spine tingling experience as you learn of Victorian tragedies and true accounts of York’s ghostly history.


Enjoy a walking exploration of York this morning. Afterwards, craft your day with a selection of Freedom of Choice activities.

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  • Breakfast

Journey through Northumberland National Park to Jedburgh, before arriving in Edinburgh.

Stay: Two Nights, Edinburgh, Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa, or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View across the city of Edinburgh with Edinburgh Castle in distance, Scotland

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a guided discovery around Edinburgh Castle before it is open to the public.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Set out on a city discovery then perhaps explore the Royal Yacht Britannia as you embark the British royal family’s floating home. Alternatively, gain a behind-the-scenes look into the Palace of Holyroodhouse.


This morning, enjoy your Signature Experience at Edinburgh Castle. Afterwards, select your Freedom of Choice activity. On our August departure, you will also see the Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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  • Breakfast

Continue through the Highlands and visit a whisky distillery. Arrive in Inverness and enjoy an orientation exploration.

Stay: Inverness, Kingsmills Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Skirt the shores of Loch Ness and see Urquhart Castle. Later, admire Glencoe, then visit Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Stay: Two Nights, Loch Lomond, Cameron House in a Loch View Room

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
View of old ruins overlooking water, Scotland

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps enjoy a guided walk around Loch Lomond or play a round of golf.


Today is yours to design with a selection of Freedom of Choice activities.

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  • Breakfast

Journey to Belfast in Northern Island and spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Dinner is served at your hotel this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Belfast, The Merchant Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today will be spent discovering this incredible city in greater depth. Visit Titanic Belfast and learn about Belfast’s maritime heritage.

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  • Breakfast

Travel to Athlone, where you’ll stop for lunch before continuing to Clonmacnoise. This ancient monastic site was founded in the mid-6th century and is home to a cathedral, seven churches, and two round towers. Later, arrive in Galway.

Stay: Galway, The Galmont Hotel and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

At a local farm, learn about traditional Irish farming practices and enjoy a scone-making tutorial. Afterwards, arrive at your luxurious hotel, where you’ll savour dinner overlooking the world-famous Lakes of Killarney.

Stay: Two Nights, Killarney, The Europe Hotel and Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy dinner accompanied by a musical performance at Ballyseede Castle.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps enjoy horse riding or a pony and trap ride.


This morning, enjoy a Freedom of Choice activity. Later, follow the south shore of the Dingle Peninsula. Visit the town of Dingle then drive to the Gaelic-speaking region of Slea Head for exceptional views. This evening sit down to your Signature Experience.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, travel to Dublin. On arrival, head out to a local restaurant for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Dublin, The Marker Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps enjoy a tour of Trinity College and see the Book of Kells, or visit the Guinness Storehouse, home of the dark stout since 1759.


A local expert will show you the best of the Irish capital today. As you discover Dublin’s Georgian architecture, you’ll see Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, St Stephen’s Green and Temple Bar. You’ll also visit Epic, which covers the history of Irish emigration to other countries. Later this afternoon, select your Freedom of Choice activity. With a free evening, you might like to head out and explore Dublin’s dining scene.

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  • Breakfast

Board a ferry and cross the Irish Sea to Wales. Continue to Chester and set out on a guided exploration. Discover its Roman ruins and the medieval shopping arcades called the ‘Rows’. See the Eastgate Clock, housed within a turret above the ancient walls of Chester. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Stay: The Chester Grosvenor

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

En route to Bath, call in at Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Enjoy a discovery of the town, plus see Hall’s Croft and Shakespeare’s childhood home.

Stay: Two Nights, The Gainsborough Bath Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

A well-being destination since Roman times, the city of Bath is famous for its elegant Georgian architecture. Wander through its quaint streets before a visit to the iconic Roman Baths, considered to be among the best-preserved Roman bathhouses in the world. The baths are sited here because of the thermal waters that bubble up at 46 degrees celsius. Later in Bristol, visit the SS Great Britain and hear the stories of its early years.

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  • Breakfast

Discover Stonehenge, where the site you will see today was completed about 3,500 years ago. Afterwards, continue to Hampshire for a traditional farewell afternoon tea at the grand Tylney Hall. Step back to an age of elegance at this Victorian era mansion while you savour tasty treats. Later, return to London. Here, 17-day (EUMCLB17) guests join the tour.

Stay: Two Nights, London, The May Fair Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Discover the Stonehenge, one of the most famous prehistoric sites in the world with APT.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps ride the London Eye for a bird’s-eye view of the city or enjoy a relaxing river cruise on the Thames.


The choice is yours when it comes to today’s sightseeing. Later, come together for this evening’s farewell dinner.

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  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

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