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Arrive Shannon

Tour begins: 6:00 PM, Old Ground Hotel. A transfer from Shannon Airport to your accommodations at the historic Old Ground Hotel is included. Your hotel is set in charming Ennis – a town known as  “the friendliest town...


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Charms of Killarney in Ireland's southwest

Travel today to the picturesque town of Killarney; it has drawn visitors for centuries to its idyllic setting on the shore of Lough Leane, surrounded by the inspiring mountain peaks, woodlands, moors, and lakes of Killarney National Park. Following...


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Sheep shearing & drive around the Ring of Kerry

Drive the spectacular coastal route along the Iveragh Peninsula known as the Ring of Kerry, where ocean vistas, islands, inlets, forests, rugged mountains and scenic villages unfold around every turn. Stop at a farm in Derreen for a sheep-shearing...


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Visit classic Georgian mansion & on to Dublin

Depart for Dublin this morning, with a stop outside Fermoy, County Cork, for a guided visit to Ballyvolane House, a classic Georgian mansion built in 1728 for Lord Chief Justice Sir Richard Pyne. This elegantly furnished country estate nestles in a...


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Dublin sights and the perfect pint...

Discover the picturesque charms and historic sights of Dublin today on a guided city tour that includes Trinity College, Georgian row houses, St. Stephen’s Green and the former Irish Houses of Parliament. Visit the Guinness Storehouse for a magical...


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Travel to Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s capital, once known for linen, shipbuilding, and political conflict, has evolved into a beguiling, cosmopolitan mix of Victorian and modern architecture, hip restaurants and pubs, and a youthful art scene. Arrive late morning;...


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Fly to Edinburgh, Scotland

Depart Belfast mid-morning on a flight to Scotland’s fascinating capital city, Edinburgh. You’ll arrive midday for a two-night stay at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, a recently renovated five-star luxury hotel in...


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Edinburgh... castles, cobbled streets and wynds

Medieval and modern weave together in this wondrous city of castles, hidden treasures, nooks, and wynds (twisting alleys). A city tour includes Scott Monument, Holyrood Palace (when Her Majesty is not in residence), and massive Edinburgh Castle, rising...


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Alnwick Castle, star of film and television

Travel from Edinburgh to Alnwick Castle, seat of the Duke of Northumberland in England. Built in the 11th century, the castle with its wonderfully preserved battlements and towers is frequently a film location, and its most famous resident, Sir Harry...


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Medieval York and its Minster

The walled city of York was a wealthy wool-trading center in the Middle Ages, and much of its medieval character is still intact. A city tour with a local guide includes a visit to York Minster, a spectacular Gothic cathedral emblazoned with medieval...


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The halls of Cambridge

Visit the idyllic town of Cambridge and its famous university, founded by scholars who fled Oxford in 1209. Get a taste of university life during lunch at Trinity Hall, then tour King’s College. "Punting" is an English tradition – experience...


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In Greenwich – the Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, and on to London

Travel today to Greenwich. Situated on the River Thames, the city is probably best known for its Maritime heritage and its location on the 0˚ longitude line – Earth's Prime Meridian. Stand on the Meridian Line (Greenwich Mean Time) during a visit...


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Day in London, St. Paul's Cathedral

A guided tour of London includes iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral and its awe-inspiring dome, the Whispering Gallery, the crypts where British heroes like Nelson and Wellington are buried, and the Golden Gallery with its breathtaking views of the...


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Journey Home

Tour ends: London. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from Rosewood London to Heathrow and Gatwick airports. You should allow three hours for flight check-in.


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