Dublin and Britain

Dublin and Britain

A panorama of English castles, Scottish ceilidh, Irish pride

Explore Dublin and Britain with your students. Starting at the birth of Irish Independence, tour the Irish Parliament, and Trinity College. Learn about the joyous and proud Irish culture. Board a ferry to Holyhead, England, then on to Castle Edinburgh, Scotland. Visit Hollyrood Palace, Hadrian’s Wall, Windsor Castle, and maybe a ghost tour if you’re so inclined.

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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Board your Flight Enjoy your overnight flight to the Emerald Isle.
Day 2 Arrive in Dublin
  • Your Adventure Begins! Land in Ireland. Join your Tour Director and begin your exploration in Dublin.
Day 3 Day in Dublin
  • Guide to the City A local guide introduces the Dublin General Post Office, seized during the 1916 Easter Rising, the Dail (Irish Parliament), Phoenix Park, O’Connell Street, and Trinity College.
  • Add on: LEAP Failte! Optional activity.
Day 4 Lake District
  • On to Holyhead Board a ferry to Holyhead, England.
Day 5 Edinburgh
  • Travel to Scotland Visit Dove Cottage before continuing on to Edinburgh.
Day 6 Explore Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Introduction A local guide introduces Edinburgh Castle, including St. Margaret’s Chapel, Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Crown Jewels.
  • LEAP Scottish Steps
Day 7 York & Hadrian's Wall
  • Hadrian's Wall This morning, see what remains of the 73-mile wall built by Emperor Hadrian of Rome.
  • York Explore the medieval walled city of York, land of invading Vikings and Normans. Later, admire the magnificent York Minister.
  • LEAP Who Rules?
Day 8 Windsor Castle & London
  • Windsor Castle Spend the day visiting the Queen’s favorite royal residence, Windsor Castle, which dates back to the Norman Conquest.
  • On to London Travel to London and check into your hotel for the night.
Day 9 London
  • Guided Tour A local guide shows you the neo-Gothic Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, buzzing Trafalgar Square, and lively Piccadilly Circus. Your tour ends with the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
  • Add on: Ghost Tour of London This evening, opt to take a Ghost Tour of London, if you dare.
Day 10 Return Home to the United States
  • Farewell! Board your return flight home.
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