Cultural Tours in the UK

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London & England:

As the capital of England, London is the home of some of the most popular attractions in the country. Our guided tours will take you to famous places like Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Greenwich ParkBuckingham PalaceThe Tower of London, and more. Of course, you will also indulge in some of the best food the country has to offer with some fish & chips or bangers & mash in quaint pubs in the afternoons and evenings. 

For those who live in New England, you could visit England to learn more about the United States' history and see the cities that many New England cities are named after including Boston, Manchester, Plymouth, and Portsmouth. Liverpool is also one of the top destination in the UK for its famous history, culture, and its music! Liverpool is known as the World Capital City of Pop and was the birthplace of legendary band The Beatles.  Explore a fascinating culture and beautiful sights all around the city. 

Dublin & Ireland:

For many Americans with Irish ancestry, a trip to Ireland is like a trip to their homeland. For others, visiting the dynamic sites of Ireland and learning about the dramatic history and rich culture of the island peaks their interests. Among Ireland’s lush, green hills are ancient castles, hearty meals, and some of the friendliest locals. Ireland has a memorable variety of castles because of the country's history with England. When England came to forcibly settle Ireland, they built castles to protect the British citizens from Irish natives. As a result, many of the castles in Ireland were built by England. In retaliation, the Irishmen constructed their own castles to better fight against the British invaders, thus bringing more castles to their country. An adventure of Ireland will bring you closer to this fascinating Irish history and famous sites such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Cliffs of Moher, the Belfast Castle, and the Blarney Stone at Blarney Caste. Experience the haunting, beautiful landscapes, the inspiring history, and the lively capital of Ireland, Dublin, on a cultural tour of Ireland. 

Edinburgh & Scotland:

Unlike other countries in the UK, Scotland offers stunning lochs and mountains, peaceful , pastoral lands filled with sheep herders, bustling cities to relax and eat some haggis, and historic castles and ruins to explore. The highlands are some of the most beautiful areas of Scotland with an abundance of National Parks rich with untouched wilderness. The British Isle's highest summit, Ben Nevis, is located deep in the Scottish highlands. Scotland has many castles that hearken back to the rich history of the nation including the Edinburgh Castle, the Eilean Donan Castle, the Stirling Castle, and more. In addition to these landmarks, the Loch Ness (home of the legendary, mythical sea creature), Melrose Abbey, and Broch of Mousa are not to be missed on a cultural tour of Scotland.   

 

 

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London's Famous Architecture

 

AM: Begin your day with a site seeing tour of London's well-known edifices including: St. Pauls, Stamford Bridge, the Globe Theatre, Windsor Castle, Tower Bridge, Wembley, and more. 

PM: Explore your own interests in the evening to experience London's nightlife, purchase souvenirs for friends and family, or relax from a fulfilling day. 

(Sleep in London)

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The Royalty of London

 

AM: Continue your adventure around London on the west end of the city and see Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Saint James Park, Soho, Piccadilly Circus, the Theatre district, and more. Take pictures with the guards in front of Buckingham Palace and see for yourself what it's like to be a member of the royal family.

PM: Enjoy a hearty British meal in the evening before free time to discover more of London. Tonight you will also have the opportunity to experience some of the famous monuments illuminated at night.

(Sleep in London)

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Explore Liverpool

 

AM: Depart London for Liverpool to discover its fascinating past from the slave trade to the industrial revolution and the Beatles. Along the way, indulge in England's charming countryside scenery.

PM: Enjoy free time in the evening to explore your own interests in Liverpool. Options to explore the nightlife at local pubs, for those of age, see some live music, or relax at the hotel. 

(Sleep in Manchester)

 

 

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