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This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
$3195.00 per person double occupancy(based on ten tour participants)
We would like to invite you to join us on our 2013 Highlights of Ireland tour, taking place from May 17th, 2013 (departure from USA or Canada) to May 26h, 2013. This 8 night tour is fully accessible for those participants with mobility problems or slow walkers; and also is perfect for those wishing to see Ireland in a relaxed fashion with a small group of people.
The tour begins at Dublin airport upon your arrival on the morning of your arrival, and then continues on to Galway; Limerick; Tralee (from where you will do the spectacular Ring of Kerry), Cork and the town of Cobh, formerly called Queenstown and the last stop of many immigrants leaving to start a new life in America and the last stop of the Titanic before its ill-fated journey. We finish up with two nights back in Dublin, and a thoroughly entertaining dinner and show with fantastic Irish music and dance.
In-between, you will have lunch at a thatched Irish farmhouse; visit Connemara; see the spectacular Cliffs of Moher; visit St. John's Castle and also Bunratty Folk Park, as well as so much more. There will be free time including for shopping or independent sightseeing in Dublin, and pre or post tour extensions in Dublin or other parts of the UK can be arranged if you wish.
The tour includes accommodations at accessible 4* hotels, transportation on a luxury, fully accessible coach; full Irish breakfast daily; dinner on four evenings as well as a dinner show in Dublin, and the services of a wonderful Irish driver guide who will be with you throughout the tour. The price is $3195.00 per person double occupancy, land only (based on a minimum of 10 participants) . Airfare can be arranged from your home city to Ireland once you confirm your participation on the tour.
Please contact Undiscovered Britain & Ireland for further information at 215-969-0542 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to have you join us !
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"We just returned from a trip to Ireland. What a wonderful time we had. We arrived in Dublin and joined a tour group set up by "Undiscovered Britain & Ireland". This group consisted of a total of 14 people, six of which were handicapped and in wheel chairs or scooters. We traveled in a special 55 seat bus that was outfitted with an electric wheelchair lift and a special area where the seats had been removed to accommodate the wheel chairs and scooters and each could be secured to the floor for traveling in comfort.
The coach driver was a native of Dublin and knew the history of Ireland and its landmarks in great depth. He was a great tour director and narrator who was able to guide us and explain everything we came across on the tour. His name was Phelim and was a delightful person. We had a wonderful time."
"Ann - we had a WONDERFUL time in Ireland! We met our driver, Phelim, on Monday evening. He was fantastic. He graciously and willingly accommodated everyone's requests.
Thanks to him, we learned a great deal about Irish history, as well as comtemporary life. He answered all our questions and even gave each couple a map that he'd marked with our routes and stops. He deserves a gold
medal for outstanding customer service.
We'll be in touch in a few months to discuss the trip we want to make to Great Britain in the Fall of2011".
"Dear Ann - I want to say thank you so much...for the most wonderful vacation we have ever had. We have not stopped raving about the wonderful time we had in Ireland; the beauty of the country; the warmth of the people and the family-like atmosphere of our group.
Ann, to us you were like a cousin or aunt or sister who planned with great care a trip for her family. I am not exaggarating...that is truly how it felt to us. If you ever want a rave review for your website, I would feel privileged to do so.
God Bless You and keep up the great work you are doing."
"Undiscovered Britain & Ireland is truly a great tour service company for those who are disabled, as well as those who are able bodied and enjy a smaller group that moves at less than lightning speed. Our interaction with you was very professional during setting up our trip, communication the details and in the execution of the trip. We look forward to being able to use your services again".
"I was on your trip to Ireland in October 2012, and I just wanted to let you know that it was FABULOUS! I went with my dad and it was a great trip ! Our tour guide was Phelim, who we cannot say enough about. He made the trip so special and really took care of us. He is one of a kind; a real keeper. It was my first trip to Irleand and was definitely unforgettable, and I hope to go back again very soon"
This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
Undiscovered Britain & Ireland can plan a totally customized trip to the beautiful "Emerald Isle" using accommodations and enjoying special experiences that will exceed your every expectation.
Each trip is totally customized to your wishes. We can use a variety of accommodations; from castles, to beautiful country house hotels, upscale city hotels, and fabulous spas. We can plan golf packages, help plan family trips using wonderful privately owned castles, and cater to your every interest.
We can arrange for you to have a private chauffeur/guide who knows every inch of Ireland take you around the country, or you can do your own driving in a luxury vehicle, if you prefer.
For those less able, we will also make arrangements for a private driver/guide using a totally accessible van, should you need that service.
And for those with mobility difficulties, some of the finest hotels in the country have excellent disabled facilities that will totally meet your needs. You can even spend a few nights in a castle dating back 1000 years with a good accessible and adapted room!
Each tour is completely personalized and is planned with your unique and special tastes in mind. We use the finest accommodations in Ireland and can work with you to make this a trip that will linger in your mind and heart forever.
Call Undiscovered Britain & Ireland Ltd. at 215-969-0542 to discuss options and to start planning your very special trip to Ireland.
This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
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Having recently returned, once again, from Scotland, where Undiscovered Britain was able to experience and inspect some of the finest accommodations in the country, we now can plan a customized tour of this breathtaking country for you with lodging that will exceed your every expectation.
Each trip will be personalized to your wishes and we can suggest hotels that fit your tastes; from castle stays, fabulous resorts with world-class golf courses, as well as some of the finest spas in the world (such as The Old Course Hotel, Turnberry, and Gleneagles), luxurious townhouse hotels, and wonderful country house hotels with the best food and service in Scotland. We can design an itinerary based on the length of your trip and any special interests you may have. We can arrange for you to have a private chauffeur/guide take you around in a luxury vehicle or you can do the tour as a self-drive, if you prefer. We can also make arrangements for a driver using an accessible van, should you need that service.
And for those with mobility difficulties, some of the finest hotels in the country have excellent disabled facilities that will totally meet your needs.
Each tour is personalized and totally planned with your interests and tastes in mind. Call Undiscovered Britain Ltd. at 215-969-0542 to discuss options and see Scotland in a way that few others have ever had the opportunity to experience.
This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
Join Undiscovered Britain & Ireland on an exclusive tour through Ireland, staying at luxurious five-star hotels throughout the tour, with some special delights along the way.
Our tour begins in Dublin, where you will spend two nights at The Merrion Hotel, in the heart of Dublin?s loveliest area. You will have a wonderful city tour; with visits to Trinity College and the Guinness Storehouse. A day trip to Co. Wicklow, visiting Powerscourt House & Gardens and Glendalough awaits the next day.
The following days include visits to the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens; Kilkenny and its castle, and a tour of the Middleton Whiskey Distillery. In Cork you will stay at another gorgeous five star hotel, before heading to Co. Kerry.
A tour of the Ring of Kerry, following by a traditional afternoon tea in a five-star hotel in Kenmare awaits, as well as Killarney National Park, and a guided tour of Muckross House and Gardens in Killarney. Other delights include visits to the Cliffs of Moher; the Atlantic Edge exhibit, afternoon tea and a demonstration of sheepdogs at work at a real Irish Farmhouse, and a guided tour of Bunratty Folk Park, with a splendid banquet and entertainment on your final night in Ireland. You will either spend spend your last two nights at the magnificent Dromoland Castle in deluxe rooms overlooking the grounds, convenient to Shannon airport for your departure; or head back to Dublin if you are flying home from there, for some extra time exploring this fabulous city while staying in a very special hotel.
All transportation will be on a luxury motor coach. Accommodations are at five star hotels and all touring, accommodations, baggage handling, full Irish breakfast daily, two afternoon teas, and a Banquet and Irish entertainment are included in this special tour. Services of a full-time Irish driver-guide are provided from arrival to departure
The price will depend on the season this tour is taken and on how many people will be traveling. Please call us for further information and details.
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We are so pleased to present what I think is a delightful trip to England,with a taste of Wales, for something different and special.
This twelve night tour includes the following:
* Private transfers from Heathrow airport to your central London hotel
* Three nights at a 4 star London Kensington Hotel
* First Class rail tickets from London to Penzance, in beautiful Cornwall
* Four nights at a lovely four star inn in Penzance
* Three days of touring of Southern Cornwall with private driver/guide and vehicle
* Transfer from Penzance to Cardiff, Wales with driver guide including touring on the way
* Two nights at four star hotel in central Cardiff
* Two days private touring of Wales
* Transfer from Cardiff to the Cotswolds with private driver
* Three nights at four star hotel in Stow on the Wold, in Cotswolds
* Four days of touring Cotswolds villages and sightseeing.
* Private transfer from Stow on the Wold to Heathrow for departure flight
total of nine days of private drive guide services in Cornwall, Wales and Cotswolds
Also included are full English breakfast daily, VAT taxes of 20%, hotel service charges, and airport transfers in private car with driver.
This very special tour encompasses some of the most delightful places in England and Wales, and is available for Spring/Summer/Early Fall dates in 2011. This is an independent tour and can be taken when you wish, based on hotel and driver availability. It can also be customized if you would like as to how many nights you wish in each area.
Please call or email Undiscovered Britain & Ireland Ltd. for further information on this very special independent tour.
This tour gives visitors a wonderful taste of the delights of Flanders, Belgium. It is 5 nights long and includes transfers from Brussels airport to your hotel; two nights in a four star hotel in central Brussels with breakfast daily; a two hour sightseeing tour of Brussels; First class rail tickets from Brussels to the medieval city of Ghent (only a short ride away); three nights in a four star hotel in Ghent overlooking the canal with breakfast daily; First class rail ticket to the beautiful city of Bruges, and First class rail ticket from Ghent back to Brussels.
Extensions to Amsterdam; Paris; London or Rome, including First class rail or air; two nights in superior hotel; breakfast daily sightseeing tour of selected city, and private transfers from the hotel to the airport for your flight home are available at an additional cost, which varies depending on the city selected.
Call Undiscovered Britain for further information on this tour to a most delightful part of Europe. 215 969 0542
Having just returned from a trip to Belgium, and exploring its many delightful cities and towns, I can recommend it highly to those of you who are looking for a very European experience in a country with fantastic food, unbelievable medieval architecture; delightful small cities with canals and winding little streets, which look like they came out of a storybook, as well as large cosmopolitan cities such as
Brussels, with the finest restaurants, sightseeing, and shopping.
And for those who love wonderful food; and who among us does not,
Belgium is a food lovers paradise.
Call Undiscovered Britain & Ireland at 215-969-0542 for more information on visiting this special destination.
This enchanting tour of Wales takes in some of the most beautiful parts of this delightful country. It is a small group tour with no more than ten participants, led by a professional Wales driver guide.
Some of the places you will see are:
Chepstow Castle, Tintern Abbey, Caerleon Roman amphitheater, Cardiff (the capital city), the Museum of Welsh Life at St. Fagan's, Hay on Wye, which is the second-hand book capital of the world, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carreg Cennen Castle, the Pembrokeshire Coast path, Tregwynt Woolen Mill, St. David's Cathedral, Portmierion Italianate village, Snowdonia National Park, Caernarfon and Conwy Castles, Bodnant Gardens, and on and on. Along the way, there are special lecturers on various topics of Welsh interest, including Arthurian legends, the history of music in Wales, a demonstration of sheepdog handling and shearing, and much more.
All accommodations, in delightful family owned country house hotels, are included (double occupancy), as well as full Welsh breakfast daily, five Welsh dinners, Sunday brunch, all entry fees, taxes, and service included.
This is a very special tour of a country that will capture your heart with its beauty and wonderful people.
Call Undiscovered Britain Ltd. for further information at 215-969-0542 or email:
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For the discerning traveler nothing can compare to a tour aboard The Royal Scotsman - whether you have a special occasion to celebrate, want to explore the history and culture of Scotland or are simply looking for a unique and relaxing short break.
This exclusive country house hotel on wheels provides a private haven for just 36 passengers, offering a revival of the romantic age of railway travel, combining Edwardian style with modern luxury. From the moment a kilted bagpiper welcomes you aboard to the steward who brings an early morning cup of coffee or tea, the attentive crew takes pride in making certain that your every need is met. The food and wine is considered to be among the best in Britain, with formal dining on board, which is the epitome of elegance and style. The luxurious state-cabins each have their own private bathroom facilities, and at night the train is always stationary, ensuring a good night's sleep.
A trip on board the Royal Scotsman is one of the most special travel experiences you can have. Please call or email us for further details.
Undiscovered Britain & Ireland Ltd. is delighted to announce that it is now affiliated with Virtuoso, regarded as the #1 travel consortium in the world, which allows us to utilize their vast resources to plan extraordinary trips to the top destinations and hotels all over the world for our clients.
Although our first love is the United Kingdom and Ireland, we have "expanded our horizons" for those who have already been to these destinations, and who wish to experience some other special places using our expertise and excellent service.
We urge you to contact us to discuss your special requirements and to make your travel dreams come true!
from $3699.00 for oceanview or $4399.00 for Deluxe Verandah cabin
This 14 day cruise departs August 25, 2007 from Amsterdam, The Netherlands, taking in some of the most wonderful ports in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Some stops include: Edinburgh, Aberdeen, the Shetland Islands, Isle of Skye, (all in Scotland) Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Dublin, Waterford, South Wales, Channel Islands, and Dover, returning to Amsterdam, where pre or post cruise extensions can be taken. As a Virtuoso client, we can offer you complimentary shore events, a private onboard cocktail reception, complimentary champagne and on-board credit, and a special complimentary dinner for two at the wonderful (reservation only) Pinnacle Grille restaurant on board the ship.
The itinerary is wonderful, allowing you to see the highlights of the UK and Ireland and only having to unpack once! Call Undiscovered Britain & Ireland, Ltd. for further details on this very special cruise.
This London-based tour gives you plenty of time to explore this exciting city, as well as including visits to many wonderful sites in the surrounding area. It also offers you the opportunity to stay in one hotel for the entire trip, and take day trips out of the city, rather than changing hotels each day.
You arrive into London, and after you transfer to your conveniently located hotel, the remainder of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. The hotel is within easy walking distance from several major museums and Hyde Park.
The next morning, you will have a visit to the Tower of London. Your tour will take you past the Beefeaters, the White Tower and the magnificent Crown Jewels. You will have a tour through the city of London with your guide pointing out famous sites and telling you the history of what you are seeing. The rest of the afternoon and evening are free for independent sightseeing and dinner; perhaps at a local pub.
The following morning you leave for a full day tour through the English countryside to Stonehenge, which dates from approx. 3000 BC. Continuing on, you will visit the spa town of Bath, known for its natural hot springs since the Roman occupation of Britain. You will have time to visit the Roman Baths and Pump Room, and see Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent, and many of the attractions and shops that make Bath so delightful.
The following day, you will be driven to Windsor to visit Windsor Castle, the official residence of the Queen and the largest inhabited castle in the world. Following that, a visit to the famous Hampton Court Palace near the River Thames. Special attractions include the gardens, the Tudor Kitchens, the maze (laid out in the time of William III) and the Palace interior itself. This evening you will have a pre-theatre drink at a popular West End restaurant, and a performance of a popular show.
Your final day in London is at leisure for independent sightseeing or shopping. You can visit the British Museum, take a ride on the London Eye, or spend time exploring Harrods, which is almost a day trip in itself.
This trip can be taken any week ,subject to availability. The price will vary slightly depending on your departure date.
Please contact Undiscovered Britain for details and prices.
from $3295.00 per person double occupancy ( land only)
This 7 night tour of London and Paris combines 4 nights in London and 3 nights in Paris, with a first class trip on the Eurostar train between these two cities.
Your accommodation in London is the historic Langham Hotel, where you will have time to rest after your journey before a short sightseeing tour of London's most famous sights. This evening you will take a dinner cruise in a private boat on the River Thames.
The next morning, a journey to Windsor Castle, and a guided visit to Westminster Abbey in the afternoon. The remainder of the day is free for shopping or perhaps afternoon tea at one of London's top hotels.
The next morning you will visit the Tower of London with the Crown Jewels exhibit; as well as a ride on the London Eye,with panoramic views of the city. You will have high tea at the Savoy hotel before attending a performance of "Wicked" or another top West End show.
Your last day in London will include a guided visit to the British museum, with some free time in the afternoon for shopping.
You will then take the Eurostar arriving in the city of Paris just three hours later. There will be a sightseeing excursion prior to dinner at a wonderful Parisian restaurant. Your hotel is the wonderful InterContinental Paris or Le Grand Hotel in Paris.
The next morning, you will travel to Versailles and Montmartre, with lunch served at a charming Parisian restaurant where you will be hosted by the granddaughter of Gaston Leroux, famed author of "The Phantom of the Opera".
Your last day in Paris includes a guided tour of the Louvre Museum, with the trip ending at a farewell dinner cruise along the River Seine on a private boat.
Transfers from Heathrow airport in London and to Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris are included, as are all visits and excursions mentioned above; accommodations (double occupancy although a single supplement is available), breakfast daily, three lunches, and four dinners.
Please call Undiscovered Britain at 215-969-0542 for information on this exceptional tour of two of the worlds greatest cities.
from $2558.00 per person, double occupancy (land only)
This special 9 night, 11 day tour takes in some of the most special areas of Italy.
You spend two nights in Venice; two nights in Florence; three nights in Rome; and two nights in Sorrento. Your tour includes half-day guided walking tours of Venice, Florence, Siena, Assisa, and Roma; a half day tour of the Vatican Museums; round trip ferries to Capri, and a cable car ride to Anacapri with guide; 9 breakfasts; 6 dinners including dinner in a local restaurant in Rome and Sorrento, and 4 table d'hote dinners in your hotels, and visits to Basilla San Marco, Doges' Palace, Accademia Gallery, Siena Cathedral, St. Francis Basillca, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, Monte Cassino and Pompeii. A full day excursion by boat to Capri is included, as well a a guided visit to The Vatican.
Please call Undiscovered Britain for further information on this wonderful tour of Italy.
Undiscovered Britain & Ireland, Ltd. is delighted, now as ever, to work directly with retail travel agents in arranging specialized travel or booking any of our tours for their clients. We can offer either net rates or commissionable tours and will be happy to discuss any special requests you may have. Please call our office number: 1-215-969-0542 or send an email to email@example.com if you have any questions.
This trip begins at Manchester airport in North England, where you will land in the morning after flying overnight from your home city. We will arrange for an automatic transmission rental car to be waiting for you, and you will then drive into North Wales, which is only about an hour from the airport.
You will drive along the north coast, arriving in Conwy, where you will check in to The Castle Hotel, a delightful hotel standing in the heart of medieval Conwy, within the towns ancient walls, and right down the street from the mighty 13th century Conwy Castle. Here you will stay for the next four nights, exploring all of North Wales, within an easy drive from your base. You can either have dinner in their renowned restaurant or have a casual meal in one of the many restaurants in and around Conwy. In the mornings, you'll enjoy a full Welsh breakfast (a hearty meal indeed) before heading off for a day of sightseeing and Welsh hospitality.
On the fifth day, you'll drive to the delightful town of Chester, where you will spend two nights in a luxurious 5 star hotel right in the center of town, 100 yards from the Roman town walls and "the Rows". Chester is known for it's "black and white" architecture, and the town has wonderful shopping; restaurants; and attractions. Your hotel, The Chester Grosvenor, has extremely comfortable and luxurious rooms, and for those so inclined, there is a fabulous spa for a massage; facial; or any one of dozens of treatments to make you look and feel your very best. There are two excellent restaurants in the hotel, and many smaller restaurants within a few blocks as well. Many of the better known stores in London have branches in Chester, and it's a true shopping mecca without dealing with the traffic, crowds, and noise of getting around London. When you're done, just return with your packages, and have afternoon tea by a roaring fire, and relax.
On the 7th morning, you will drive the short distance (less than 40 minutes) back to Manchester airport, where you will return your rental car, and fly home, having enjoyed the magnificent scenery of North Wales with excellent sightseeing; the sights in a medieval English town, wonderful shopping and dining and a few spa treatments to relax you before your trip ends.
Please call Undiscovered Britain Ltd. at 215-969-0542 for details on this wonderful trip. s
Tour Participants may cancel for any reason up to 180 days (6 months) prior to tour departure and receive their deposit back, less $100.00 per person processing charge.
From 180 days to 60 days prior to tour departure, the amount of deposit paid is non refundable.
From 60 days prior to departure, which is the date the final payment is due, up to and including the day of departure, the entire amount is non-refundable. Therefore, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT ALL TOUR PARTICIPANTS TAKE TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE, including coverage for pre-existing conditions, which will cover them for any medical conditions which may prevent them from taking the tour.
For information on trip cancellation insurance, contact Undiscovered Britain, Ltd. by phone (215-969-0542) or email at:
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This wonderful 8 day tour, called "The Irish Pub & Folk" escorted tour, runs from Friday to Friday. It includes accommodations (based on double occupancy)in the following places in Ireland:
2 nights in Dublin
1 night in Kinsale
2 nights in Killarney
1 night in Galway
It also includes the following:
- Abbey Tavern Dinner & Music
- Bunratty Irish Ceili (full dinner with Irish folk entertainment) on 9 day tour option only
- Kinsale GhostTour
- Jameson Whiskey tour and tasting in Dublin
- Tour and a pint at the Guinness Storehouse
- Kinsale Brewing Company; tour and tasting
- Rock of Cashel
- Blarney Castle
- Blarney Woollen Mills
- Cliffs of Moher
- Connemara Celtic Crystal Factory
Included in the tour is all transport within Ireland on a luxury coach, First class hotels with private bath for 6 nights, full Irish breakfast daily, All dinners except one in Dublin; including one traditional Irish evening with dinner and entertainment at the Abbey Tavern, and dinner and show at Bunratty Folk Park (on 9 day tour only); Tour and tasting at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin; the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin and Kinsale Brewing Company in Kinsale; a walking tour of Kinsale with a local guide; and all visits as mentioned in the itinerary.
Not included are round trip flights to and from Ireland, lunches, any alcoholic beverages; gratuities to driver and guide; and any items of a personal nature. Travel insurance is not included but is highly recommended.
As this tour includes walking tours and accommodations that are not necessarily wheelchair accessible, it is, unfortunately, not recommended for those with physical mobility problems.
Please call Undiscovered Britain & Ireland, Ltd. at 215-969-0542 for further details on itinerary and to book this delightful tour.
This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
Undiscovered Britain has obtained group space on several cruises, and each ship has cabins that are adapted for use by a wheelchair user. The cruises are on Celebrity Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean, and have varied itineraries, including Bermuda, Alaska, Eastern Caribbean, and Canada. Please call or email Undiscovered Britain for further information and prices.
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This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
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In addition to our small group tours and customized itineraries for independent travelers, Undiscovered Britain & Ireland, Ltd., is happy to provide consulting services at reasonable costs for those wishing to book their own trips, but who need assistance with regard to what is and is not accessible for their particular requirements. We can provide up-to-date information on accessible accommodation, transport, attractions, etc. for the whole of the U.K. (England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland) as well as the Republic of Ireland. Call for further information:
$1450.00 per person
This 10-day tour to England provides the "best of both worlds", with some days touring various areas on a deluxe motorcoach, and also plenty of time for independent sightseeing, with some attraction passes provided and free time to visit on your own. This tour is perfect for the more mature traveler who is looking for a slower-paced tour with some independent time, but who doesn't want to do their own driving for sightseeing in various parts of England. However, the motorcoach does not have a wheelchair lift, nor are the hotel rooms specifically adapted for wheelchair users, therefore, some degree of mobility is needed.
Visits include major sightseeing in London with a local guide, as well as a full day of independent sightseeing. You will also visit Oxford; Blenheim Palace, home of the 11th Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill.
A day in Stratford-on-Avon, with entrance to all four major historic sites, will be followed by a performance of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
You will also visit some of the loveliest villages in the Cotswolds.
A visit to Winchester(home of the famous Winchester Cathedral) will be followed by time in Portsmouth at the Naval Dockyard's Maritime Museum and the HMS Victory tour with a Royal Navy expert leading the way.
You will visit Brighton, and see the Royal Pavilion, the lavish oriental palace built for the Prince Regent in the early 1800's. Finishing up back in London, you will visit the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, with a free afternoon for last-minute shopping. Finishing up the tour is a special dinner at Simpsons-in-the-Strand,one of London's most famous restaurants, followed by an evening performance of Disney's "Lion King" or another top West End show.
The tour includes 4 nights in London, 3 nights in Stratford-on-Avon, and 2 nights in Brighton, in twin-bedded rooms with private bathroom. (single supplement available at $330.00). All hotel taxes; service charges; 9 breakfasts, 4 three-course dinners with choice of menus, including a Grand Divan Farewell dinner with wine at Simpson's-in-the Strand are also included. All transport on private deluxe motorcoach with air-conditioning, services of a professional tour manager, sightseeing with local guides, entrance fees to most attractions, and baggage handling are also included. Lunches and travel insurance (highly recommended) are not included, nor are items of a personal nature, such as laundry, phone calls, etc. Departure dates are from May through September 2007. Please call for information on specific date availability and further questions. Airfare to and from London from your departure city is not included, but can be booked for you at the time of booking your tour.
We can now offer our clients with a passion for gardens some of the best tours available, several of which include a visit to the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show on the "Members Only" day.
Some tour choices are: Spring Gardens of Cornwall & Devon; English Country Gardens with Chelsea Flower Show; The Great Gardens of England; The Best Gardens of Southern England; and Private Gardens of England. The tours include deluxe accommodations, all breakfasts, most dinners, all ground transportation, all admissions to gardens, private (not open to the public) garden visits; professional garden guides, and where applicable, admission to the "Members Only" day at the Chelsea Flower Show. Accommodations are at some of the most special hotels in Britain.
In addition, we offer packages of London that also include the Hampton Court Flower Show, with day tours to the Cotswolds and to Kent, often called "The Garden of England".
Please contact Undiscovered Britain for information on these special tours.
Undiscovered Britain is pleased to be able to offer a selection of excellent walking tours , covering such areas as the Yorkshire Dales, The Lake District, The Welsh Borderlands, Scotland, and Lancashire and the Forest of Bowland.
These wonderful tours, with dates available from April through the end of October, include full English breakfast daily, a generous lunch or outdoor picnic (weather permitting), a 3 or 4 course evening meal with wine each night, six nights accommodation with private bathroom, baggage transportation between hotels, and the services of an excellent local guide. It also offers transport back-up, should you not wish to walk one day, and refreshments during the walks.
Although the walking tours are for a week each, additional independent nights can be added on either before or after the tour to London or elsewhere in Britain.
Undiscovered Britain can also book your international air, and any additional features, such as extra nights, airport transfers, rail tickets, etc.
Please call at 215-969-0542, or fill out our inquiry form on this site for prompt attention to your request.
This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
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Undiscovered Britain is pleased to be able to offer a selection of self-catering cottages sleeping from two to six persons, located all over the U.K. and Ireland.
They provide a wonderful way to visit an area and "base" for a week or more, taking day trips out and having a special accommodation to return to each night that feels like a "home away from home" rather than a hotel room. Most have kitchen facilities, allowing one to purchase excellent local food and eat in, thus saving money on restaurant meals. Accessible bathrooms and sleeping accommodations are available. Many cottages have lovely drawing rooms, gardens, and fireplaces for cooler weather. Nearby pubs, shops, and villages allow one to enjoy the company of the local people, and to partake of a slower-paced vacation. Many of these cottages or villas are accessible for wheelchair users, and two or more can be rented in different places, allowing an extended visit at a fraction of the cost of expensive hotels.
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This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
This is a 7 night stay in London that can be taken at any time during the year, subject to room availability. It is suitable for both able-bodied or disabled travelers, with the only difference being the hotel that is used and the vehicle for sightseeing tours. It combines an independent stay with a half-day city tour of London with private driver; a half-day sightseeing tour with private driver to either Windsor or Hampton Court Palace; round-trip airport transfers to and from Heathrow or Gatwick airport to your hotel, and a full-day sightseeing tour into the countryside, with private driver, visiting either Bath & Stonehenge; Stratford on Avon and Warwick Castle; or Leeds Castle. Hotel accommodations at a lovely city-center hotel in London, double occupancy, including Value Added Tax and breakfast daily for seven nights, are also included. Additional options, such as extra tours; theatre tickets; upgrade to luxury hotel, or any additional nights, can all be added on, if desired. A day trip to Paris on the Eurostar train, with private sightseeing tour, can also be taken as an additional option.
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This 8 night tour begins in London, where you will spend three nights independently, in a 4-star hotel with full English breakfast included each morning. You will fly over from the USA on Saturday evening, arriving on Sunday morning, and spend all day Sunday, Monday and Tuesday exploring all the sights that London has to offer; shopping, and perhaps attending a theatre production or two.
On Wednesday morning, you will depart London on a mini-coach with driver/guide and no more than 10 other people on the tour to South Wales. En-route the first morning, you will stop in Laycock and Bath, taking a tour around the city and stopping for lunch. Crossing the Severn River into Wales, the first stop is Roman Caerleon, reputed to be the home of King Arthur, where you will see the original amphitheatre. You will overnight for the next 3 nights at either a 17th century Welsh traditional farmhouse, or a picturesque vineyard with accommodations.
The next morning, after a hearty Welsh breakfast, you will take a panoramic tour of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and visit St. Fagans, the outdoor national folk museum of Wales with scores of rebuilt ancient properties, including houses, churches, a mill, bakery, pub and even a one-room schoolhouse. Next, a drive through the Vale of Glamorgan, stopping in the market town where Sir Anthony Hopkins went to school, and along the beautiful and rugged coastline. Tonight, a visit to Cardiff Castle where you will experience a "cultural night" in the dungeons!
Friday morning, a visit to the famous Rhondda Valley, visiting the old mining villages clinging to the hills, followed by the Monmouth home of Mr. Rolls of Rolls Royce fame, as well as the birthplace of Henry IV, and an interesting museum featuring Admiral Horation Nelson. Lunch is in Wales's oldest pub, then a ride through the breathtaking Blak Mountains to an 11th century priory or ancient "hidden" church. The afternoon finishes up with a ride through the magnificent Wye Valley, and a visit to Tintern Abbey and the oldest stone-built castle in Wales, Chepstow Castle. After a pub supper, you will attend a Male Voice Choir practice (except in August). Wales is known as "The Land of Song" and its' Male Voice Choirs are known all over the world, so this is a special treat.
Saturday morning, you will leave Wales, driving through the Wales/England border to the lovely city of Gloucester. A highlight of the tour is a visit to the beautiful cathedral; a tour of Gloucester's restored Victorian docks and a visit to the shop used by Beatrix Potter as a model for one of her famous tales. Leaving Gloucester, a drive through the honey-colored villages of the Cotswolds, one of England's most picturesque areas. Late that afternoon, you will arrive back in London, where you will spend another independent evening and overnight before flying home the next day (Sunday).
If desired, this tour can be extended with an optional independent stay elsewhere in Britain.
This can be taken any week of the year.
The Wales tour portion includes all transportation, accommodations in lodgings as described, with private bathrooms., and full English or Welsh breakfasts daily. Three course dinners are included each evening on the Wales tour. All tips and taxes other than to the driver/guide. The London portion includes 4 nights in a central London hotel with private bath, value added tax, and breakfast daily.
Not included is round-trip air from your departure city to London; airport transfers (which can be pre-arranged at an additional cost); dinners in London; transportation within London; travel insurance (highly recommended); gratuities to the driver/guide on the Wales tour; alcoholic beverages; or any item of a personal nature.
This tour is suitable for wheelchair users.
This 7 night, 8 day tour takes in some of the
spectacular parts of England, both in scenic beauty and wonderful attractions.
This is an independent tour, traveling in a luxury private van with wheelchair lift, if required. You will be escorted throughout by your personal driver/guide, from the time you arrive at Manchester airport in North England, to your departure at the same airport for your trip home.
Leaving Manchester, you will spend the first two nights in North Yorkshire, in a lovely country inn, with beautiful rooms,one being accessible if needed.
Using this hotel as a base for two nights, you will explore the medieval city of York, visiting York Minster, the Shambles, the Jorvik Viking Museum and/or the National Railway Museum.
A visit to the magnificent Rievlaux Abbey and Terraces, as well as Castle Howard is also included.
A journey over the North Yorkshire moors to Northumberland follows, and two more nights in a country house hotel, with accessible rooms, with stops at several villages on the sea, en-route, and a visit to Bamburgh Castle and Hadrian's Wall the following day.
A ride to the lovely Lake District, celebrated in poetry. Two more nights in a lovely hotel in the heart of this beautiful area, overlooking the lake. Excellent wheelchair accessible facilities, if required. Sightseeing through the area, with a boat ride on the lake (depending on weather conditions) will add to the enjoyment of the beautiful scenery.
The last day, a drive South staying at a beautiful country-house hotel, again with excellent accessible facilities if necessary, with stops en-route to Skipton Castle, Fountains Abbey (A World Heritage Site) and a scenic drive through the Dales.
A short drive back to the airport the following morning for your return flight home.
Price includes private driver guide in luxury wheelchair accessible (if required) van for the entire length of the tour; 7 nights accommodations (double occupancy) in hotels as stated, with private baths; full English breakfast and 3-4 course dinner each night; porterage of luggage; value added tax.
Not included: airfare from your departure city to Manchester Airport, England.
Any meals other than stated above; gratuities to driver/guide; entrance fee to attractions on day excursions; travel insurance (highly recommended) alcoholic beverages, and any items of a personal nature, such as phone and laundry charges.
This price is for two people sharing a twin room; additional people will bring the cost on a per person basis down, so please call or e-mail for a price quote for 4 or 6 persons.
This trip can be taken anytime, as it is an independent tour.
E-mail or call 215-969-0542 for further info.