This is an adventure of a lifetime. Discovering England and Ireland, the lands of Kings and Queens is a must for the person who loves travel, history, architecture, ancient sites and so much more.
Explore Ireland and More (a subsidiary of Secret Ireland Tours) carefully crafted this itinerary which finds you with 7 days in England and 5 in Ireland.
Our passion for connecting our travelers with other cultures is evident in the itineraries we plan.
Explore London, the capital of England, and experience its influence in the arts with a variety of galleries, libraries and museums.
Tour or spend the night in ancient castles, visit popular TV and film locations like Downton Abbey or visit some Harry Potter film locations too! We then visit Dublin and the ancient East of Ireland, taking in some iconic sites such as Trinity College where you can view our national treasure which is the Book of Kells, the famous Temple Bar area, Phoenix park. We then go South to the Garden county where we visit Powerscourt House and garden, the Waterfall on Powerscourt estate and Glendalough. We visit the historic Hill of Tara and so much more.
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1 The company requires non-refundable deposits to be paid as per tour in a timely manner. By paying a deposit you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Company.
2 Our tours are all based on double occupancy. There will be an additional supplement for single travelers which will depend on tour taken.
3 Payment for deposit will hold your place, final balance payment will be 30 days before the start of your choice of tour.
4 Installment plans are available for anyone who would like to avail of them.
5 Travel insurance is something that the company strongly suggests all clients purchase to protect their travel investment.
6 Due to limited capacity on coaches, there is a limit of one suitcase per passenger.
7 Participants are responsible for all their property, luggage, backpacks, phone's, laptops etc.
8 The company tour guide will give all participants phone no's of tour guides and driver at the start of the trip or in an email before the start of the trip, it is vital that you keep these in a safe place.
9 At the start of each day your tour guide will tell you what time you should be ready, or to be on the bus for the next day's journey, it is up to you to contact your guide if you missed announcements on times.
10 There is a cancellation fee for participants who cancel within 90 days of the start of trip. Please see contract.
11 Some of our trips require walking over stony roads and pathways, it is advised to always bring strong waterproof walking shoes, and waterproof/windproof outer coats/jackets also.
12 We also advise all participants to let us know of food allergies they have.
13 Each participant is responsible for their baggage being brought from the Coach to their accommodation except in the case where the company have booked porterage. The group will be advised where porterage will take place.
14 Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.
15. Conditions, availability, or contractual obligations may warrant for dates, venues, lodging, talent/celebrity headliners/hosts/guests. Ambassadors, tour guides or transportation modes to be changed or cancelled. It is our intent and obligation, within the best of our ability, to substitute and /or accommodate equal or enhanced alternatives. We will not refund any deposits or payments towards the tour due to these conditions.
We can offer you a very flexible installment plan. You can choose to pay your deposit early and ask for a longer installment plan up to 12 months. If you pay an early deposit and start paying installments and we find that we do not have enough people interested in the tour we will return all your money. All deposits are NON-refundable after 14 days after registration date and only when we reach the 24 members.
We ask you to book your flights to come into Heathrow airport London on the morning of June 14th 2023 at around 10am. We will be there to meet you and take you on your first day of exploring London. Then plan your return flight to leave Dublin airport after 12 noon on the 25th June to return home.
We will book a group flight from London to Dublin for the group during the tour so you do not need to worry about booking those flights. We will reach out to you beforehand to ask for relevant information regarding booking those flights.
We will stay in 3 and 4 star hotels and at least 1 castle accommodation during our stay in both countries. We will list the accommodation at a future date when we have confirmed all hotels.
We will take a quick bus tour around London stopping at Trafalgar Square taking in some of the museums and Galleries while there. We then go to the famous Covent Gardens where we enjoy the musical atmosphere, the little shops and craft stalls. We then go to visit Westminster Abbey which is packed with British history. See where many royal weddings and coronations (including Queen Elizabeth II) have taken place. You can also see the final resting place of more than 100 literary greats, including Shakespeare, Chaucer and Charles Dickens.