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Taste of Britain | CIE Tours

Taste of Britain

  • 2020 Taste of Britain – 7 Days/6 Nights
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Starts London
Ends Edinburgh
  • Tour Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Dates and Prices
  • Reviews

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theater, and dance with reserved seats for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 7 – 21 departures.
  • Tour Windsor Castle the site of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding.

Trip Highlights:

  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • Windsor Castle
  • Roman Baths
  • Lake Windermere Cruise
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Tower of London or Kensington Palace

Dining Experiences:

  • 6 breakfasts (B), and 2 dinners (D) including a Scottish evening in Edinburgh.

Hotels:

  • Hilton London Paddington | London (2 nights)
  • Apex City of Bath | Bath (1 nights)
  • Hilton Liverpool City Centre | Liverpool (1 night)
  • Malmaison Hotel | Edinburgh (2 nights)

Hotels

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Hilton London Paddington, London

Hilton London Paddington, London Description:

A Victorian engineering icon in the heart of London, Hilton London Paddington offers modern facilities in a fantastic location at Paddington Station – a beautiful and sophisticated hotel with a large range of rooms offered, from multiple guest room options to executive rooms. Each guest room features TV, air-conditioning, and tea and coffee-making facilities, among other amenities. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, try Carriages, a restaurant located in the Hilton, offering delicious cuisine with an Asian influence. For light snacks and free wifi, visit the lounge. You can also choose to visit 146 Paddington, a bar set in an old train station, featuring street-food-inspired dishes. The Hilton is within walking distance of an array of activities and attractions, Buckingham Palace, Little Venice, The London Eye, and much more.

Apex City of Bath Hotel, Bath

Apex City of Bath Hotel, Bath Description:

Situated on the corner of James Street West and Charles Street in the city centre, Apex City of Bath Hotel is just a five-minute walk from the Thermae Bath Spa, making it the perfect choice for a Bath spa hotel break. All bedrooms feature walk-in spacious showers, baths, air conditioning and Elemis toiletries. Apex City of Bath Hotel boasts excellent leisure facilities including a fully-equipped gym and a pool with a waterfall and massage jet. The pool area also has heated loungers, a sauna and a steam. The hotel’s stylish bar and restaurant offers an impressive menu and the hotel’s bar and outdoor terrace offer guests contemporary spaces to grab a drink and unwind in the heart of Bath.

 

Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel, Liverpool

Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel, Liverpool Description:

This stylish, modern hotel was opened in 2010. Enjoy signature cocktails in the hotel’s elegant PIMA Bar or savor the finest seasonal cuisine at the Exchange Restaurant. Enjoy a range of guest rooms and suites – some with views over the city or the River Mersey – wireless internet access and satellite TV channels. Work out in the fitness center.

Malmaison Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Malmaison Edinburgh, Edinburgh Description:

Malmaison Edinburgh, perfectly placed on Leith’s bustling waterfront, is the ideal base for exploring many of the city’s most popular attractions. With a whole host of independent shops, stylish bars and cutting-edge restaurants, Leith is the most exciting area in the city. At this boutique Edinburgh hotel, you can relax with friends in the elegant cocktail bar and on sunny days, the waterfront terrace comes to life, offering the perfect spot to sip on Sauvignon. The hotel restaurant Chez Mal Brasserie is superb. And, of course, they have over 100 super-stylish rooms and suites– and a guarantee that your stay in Edinburgh will be one to remember.

Itinerary

2020 TASTE OF BRITAIN – 7 DAYS /6 NIGHTS /8 MEALS

Day 1: LONDON ARRIVAL & TOUR
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your London hotel. Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

Day 2: TOWER OF LONDON & CITY SIGHTS
Discover London’s attractions on your own with an open-top, Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Enjoy a choice of routes and walking tours. You might visit the Tower of London to view the Crown Jewels, or visit Kensington Palace, former home of Princess Diana. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own.
(B)

Day 3: WINDSOR CASTLE & BATH
Take a panoramic tour of Windsor before visiting Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world and one of the Queen’s official residences to see the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel, the site of Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle. Enjoy some free time for lunch and then travel to Bath. Visit the Roman Baths for a tour to discover why these hot mineral-rich springs have been popular since Roman times.
(B, D)

Day 4: COTSWOLDS DRIVE & SHAKESPEARE BIRTHPLACE
Take in the gentle hills of the Cotswolds, renowned for its pretty cottages and colorful gardens. Stop in a typical lovely old village in the region. Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to see an exhibition about his life and work, before walking through the house where he was born. Travel on to Liverpool and spend the evening exploring its rich pop-music history with dinner on your own.
(B)

Day 5: LAKE DISTRICT & SCOTTISH EVENING
Travel through the Lake District, a region that inspired Beatrix Potter’s children’s books. Embark on a cruise along Lake Windermere, England’s largest natural lake. Over the Scottish border, stop at the Famous Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna Green before traveling towards Edinburgh. Enjoy a traditional dinner and ceilidh at your hotel in Edinburgh.
(B,D)

Day 6: EDINBURGH CASTLE & CITY TOUR
Explore central Edinburgh, including the 200-year-old “New Town” with elegant Georgian houses and the Royal Mile where medieval houses are clustered closely together. Tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free to explore and dine on your own. On August 7 – 21 departures, experience the world famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
(B)

Day 7: TOUR ENDS IN EDINBURGH
Your program ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

 

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All prices listed below are per person, double-occupancy.
If you would prefer a single room, there is a single-room supplement of US $730.

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Friday Apr 3, 2020 from London Thursday Apr 9, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $1719 Book Now
Friday May 15, 2020 from London Thursday May 21, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $1969 Guaranteed Call to book
Friday May 22, 2020 from London Thursday May 28, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2319 Small Group Book Now
Friday Jun 12, 2020 from London Thursday Jun 18, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2019 Book Now
Friday Jul 3, 2020 from London Thursday Jul 9, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2139 Book Now
Friday Aug 7, 2020 from London Thursday Aug 13, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2399 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed Sold Out
Friday Aug 14, 2020 from London Thursday Aug 20, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2399 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed Book Now
Friday Aug 21, 2020 from London Thursday Aug 27, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2399 Tattoo/Tour Guaranteed Book Now
Friday Aug 28, 2020 from London Thursday Sep 3, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2369 Small Group Book Now
Friday Sep 4, 2020 from London Thursday Sep 10, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2019 Guaranteed Book Now
Friday Sep 11, 2020 from London Thursday Sep 17, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2229 Book Now
Friday Sep 25, 2020 from London Thursday Oct 1, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $1839 Book Now
Friday Oct 9, 2020 from London Thursday Oct 15, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2139 Sold Out
Friday Oct 16, 2020 from London Thursday Oct 22, 2020 to Edinburgh 7 Days $2489 Small Group Book Now

2 Reviews


Customer: Mrs. Elizabeth Syth Mika

Date: 08/28/2019

Vacation:
I had several questions that went unanswered during the booking process. I never spoke directly with my booking agent. I was asked in email if I wanted travel insurance and I replied no, but was charged anyway for 1 of 2 people. Couldn’t reach anyone to resolve.

Customer: Deborah Lynn Gade

Date: 06/03/2019

Vacation:
Great itinerary, good drivers & guides. Everything was wonderful.

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