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LondonYorkEdinburghDublinOxford
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart from North America
  • Fly to England Enjoy your overnight flight across the pond.
Day 2 Land in London
  • Your Adventure Begins Welcome to the capital city, London. Begin your exploration!
Day 3 London
  • Tour the City A local guide shows you Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square with Nelson's Column, and lively Piccadilly Circus. Try to crack a smile on the stoic faces of the guards at Buckingham Palace during the colorful military ceremony of the Changing of the Guard (seasonal).
Day 4 Oxford & Stratford
  • Oxford A walking tour of Oxford includes Christ Church College and the Bodleian Library.
  • Shakespeare's Stratford Continue to Shakespeare's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon to visit the Bard's birthplace and his wife Anne Hathaway's cottage.
Day 5 Warwick & York
  • Medieval Warwick Visit the imposing medieval Warwick Castle.
  • Travel to York
Day 6 York & Hadrian's Wall
  • York Explore the medieval walled city of York, land of invading Vikings and Normans, on a walking tour.
  • Hadrian's Wall This morning, see what remains of the 73-mile wall built by Emperor Hadrian of Rome.
  • LEAP Who Rules?
  • Add on: Ghost Walk of Edinburgh This evening, opt to take a ghost tour with a local guide.
Day 7 Edinburgh
  • Tour the Town This morning, a local guide shows you the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, and the Georgian New Town. Visit Edinburgh Castle, home of St. Margaret's Chapel and the Scottish crown jewels.
  • LEAP Scottish Steps
Day 8 To Dublin
  • Flight to Ireland Fly across the Irish Sea to Dublin.
Day 9 Explore Dublin
  • Guided Tour 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 10 Return Home OR Extend your Trip
  • Say Goodbye to Dublin Catch your return flight home or opt to stay an extra 2 nights to explore County Kerry!
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