Meals: Bountiful breakfasts (B) and delectable lunches (L) await you daily.
Accommodation: Luxurious stays at renowned hotels, like the posh Hotel London Skylon or equivalents, provide comfort and elegance after each adventure-packed day.
At IWorld of Travel, we understand that where you stay is as important as the destination itself. Rest assured, we are in the process of hand-selecting accommodations that align with our high standards of luxury and comfort. Our portfolio exclusively features 4 and 5-star properties, as well as boutique hotels that are not just places to stay, but integral parts of your travel experience. These establishments are chosen for their exceptional service, prime locations, and the unique charm that they bring to your journey. We are committed to ensuring that your accommodations will enhance your trip and we look forward to sharing the details with you soon.
Day 1 | Welcome to London
Your adventure begins with an arrival at London’s bustling airport, where the city’s heartbeat resonates with centuries of history. A private transfer escorts you to your sumptuous hotel, setting the stage for your British escapade. As evening unfolds, we’ll celebrate your arrival with a welcome dinner at a quintessential English pub, where the clink of pint glasses and hearty laughter set the tone for the journey ahead.
Day 2 | London’s Iconic Sights
Daybreak in London greets you with a sumptuous breakfast before embarking on a panoramic exploration of the city’s iconic landmarks. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Westminster Cathedral, the regal Buckingham Palace, and the sprawling royal parks. Marvel at the architectural majesty of the Houses of Parliament, crowned by the illustrious Big Ben. Your afternoon is yours to savor at your leisure, perhaps indulging in high tea or a leisurely stroll along the Thames, with the city’s myriad treasures at your fingertips.
Day 3 | From London’s Charm to Cambridge and York
Our journey leads us to the esteemed university town of Cambridge, where cobbled streets echo with scholarly discourse and centuries-old colleges stand as bastions of knowledge. Absorb the rich history and architectural splendors on a guided tour that promises to enlighten. Then, the ancient city of York beckons with its Roman roots and medieval marvels. Discover the grandeur of York Cathedral, the imposing Clifford’s Tower, and the hidden delights of Fairfax House, culminating in an evening steeped in history.
Day 4 | Journey to Edinburgh via Alnwick
As we depart York, we venture through the rolling countryside to the coastal town of Alnwick. Here, Alnwick Castle’s medieval walls and storied chambers invite you to traverse time, a living testament to England’s noble past. As the castle’s legacy intertwines with contemporary culture through film and television, it reminds us of the timelessness of these stone sentinels. Edinburgh, Scotland’s poetic capital, awaits with open arms, its Royal Route ready to unveil the city’s stately splendor and spirited allure.
Day 5 | Discovering Scotland’s Soul from Aberdeen to Inverness
Embrace the Scottish essence as we embark for Aberdeen, the Silver City, where granite glints in the sunlight, heralding a history woven into the very streets. Medieval allure meets modern vibrancy in this port city, a prelude to the highland charm of Inverness. Here, legends of Macbeth and the elusive Loch Ness Monster add mystique to the landscape, while a visit to a local whisky distillery offers a taste of Scotland’s spirited heritage. Rest in the comfort of Inverness, where dreams of highland narratives dance in the night.
Day 6 | Inverness to Glasgow: Castles and Distilleries
From Inverness’ storied landscapes, we journey through the soul of Scotland to Glasgow. The day begins with a visit to Cawdor Castle, a name forever enshrined in literary history through Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” Here, history is tangible, with its elegant gardens and vivid tapestries offering a gateway to the past. Next, we delve into the heart of Scotch whisky country with a visit to a Speyside distillery. The intoxicating aroma of aging malt invites us to savor the rich legacy of Scottish whisky-making. By afternoon, we journey through the scenic splendor of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, a treasure trove of tranquil waters and lush woodlands, punctuated by charming villages where time seems to stand still. As we bid the Highlands farewell, Glasgow’s vibrant urban landscape welcomes us with open arms, promising a blend of contemporary culture and Victorian architecture. Overnight in Glasgow, we’re enveloped in the warmth of Scottish hospitality.
Day 7 | Glasgow’s Architectural Majesty to Liverpool’s Beatlemania
The morning light in Glasgow illuminates the majestic outlines of St Mungo’s Cathedral, a testament to the city’s medieval heritage. We embark on a panoramic exploration, unraveling the cultural tapestry of Scotland’s largest city. The grandeur of George Square, the stoic beauty of the Necropolis, and the lush expanses of the Green & People’s Palace invite us to traverse centuries of history. By afternoon, we bid Scotland goodbye, setting our sights on Liverpool, the crucible of musical revolution. Here, the spirit of The Beatles beckons, their legacy woven into the very fabric of the city. As we traverse Liverpool, the iconic Albert Dock ushers in an evening of nostalgia and melody, culminating in a dinner that echoes the vibrant tunes of the Fab Four.
Day 8 | Liverpool: Echoes of the Mersey Beat
Our exploration of Liverpool continues, steeped in the melodies that shaped a generation. The city unfolds in a symphony of landmarks – the neo-Gothic wonder of the Anglican Cathedral, the modernist marvel of the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the living history within the Maritime Museum. The Beatles Story beckons, a pilgrimage for any music aficionado, chronicling the journey from Penny Lane to global fame. As we immerse ourselves in Liverpool’s dynamic cultural scene, the city’s transformation from a maritime powerhouse to a bastion of the arts becomes evident. The evening’s crescendo is a meal at “The Cavern,” where the air still hums with the chords of the past.
Day 9 | Liverpool to Dublin via Wales’ Coastal Charm
We depart Liverpool and journey through the picturesque landscapes of Wales. Llandudno greets us with its Victorian elegance and coastal charm, whispering tales of Alice in Wonderland. The royal grandeur of Caernarfon Castle awaits, a monumental backdrop to the investiture of Prince Charles. In Holyhead, we embark on a maritime passage to Dublin, the vibrant heart of Ireland. Aboard the ferry, we bid farewell to the Welsh coast, our hearts brimming with anticipation for the emerald allure of Dublin.
Day 10 | Dublin’s Historic Riches
Dublin, a city of literature and legend, welcomes us with its storied streets and renowned landmarks. From the strategic might of Dublin Castle to the architectural splendors lining the Georgian streets, the city is a mosaic of history and culture. We traverse bridges named for literary giants and stand in the shadow of cathedrals that have witnessed centuries unfold. The highlight is a private visit to the hallowed halls of the Guinness Brewery, where we indulge in the legacy of Ireland’s beloved stout, followed by a dinner that celebrates Dublin’s epicurean delights.
Day 11 | From Dublin’s Heart to Limerick via Galway’s Color
Our journey sweeps us from Dublin’s charismatic embrace to the bohemian streets of Galway. The city’s soul is revealed in the vibrant tapestry of the Latin Quarter, the historic resonance of Eyre Square, and the rustic charm of the Galway Market. Our senses are regaled with the sights and sounds of a city that dances to its own rhythm. The day culminates with a drive along the rugged Atlantic coast, where the Cliffs of Moher rise majestically, offering panoramic vistas that stretch beyond the horizon. As day gives way to dusk, Limerick’s medieval legacy beckons, promising a night steeped in the sagas of ancient kings and castles.
Day 12 | Limerick’s Medieval Splendor to Cork and Waterford’s Coastal Beauty
The morning sun casts a golden glow over Limerick’s storied battlements and historic haunts. We journey on to Cork, where maritime heritage and urban charm converge. Blackrock Castle’s storied walls beckon, and the echoes of Cork City Gaol’s former inmates linger in its halls. The city’s heart beats in the rhythm of the Shandon Bells, while St Fin Barre’s Cathedral stands as a beacon of spiritual and architectural magnificence. With the essence of Cork still lingering, we make our way to Waterford, a city etched with Viking tales and crystal craftsmanship, where we’ll rest and reflect on the day’s adventures.
Day 13 | Waterford’s Crystal Reflections to Cardiff’s Welsh Warmth
An early departure from Waterford leads us to Rosslare, where we embark on a nautical journey back to the UK shores. The ferry ride to Fishguard offers a moment of repose and a hearty breakfast. Wales greets us with open arms, its coastal beauty undiminished by time. Our travels take us through Swansea’s bustling market and onto Cardiff, where the city’s pride is evident in its stately architecture and verdant parks. The evening is ours to wander, perhaps to find a cozy nook in a Welsh pub or to stroll along the revitalized waterfront.
Day 14 | Cardiff’s Captivating History to Bath’s Roman Echoes
As we bid farewell to Cardiff, our journey turns eastward, back to the heart of England. Bath awaits with its Roman legacies and Georgian grandeur, a city where history is etched in honey-colored stone. We marvel at the architectural marvel that is Stonehenge, its ancient mystery as compelling as ever. The day’s journey is crowned with a visit to Highclere Castle, familiar to many as the venerable setting of “Downtown Abbey.” As the day wanes, London’s familiar skyline welcomes us back, a fitting close to our grand tour.
Day 15 | London: Departure with Memories Aplenty
The final morning in London begins with a sumptuous breakfast and a fond farewell. Transfers are arranged, ensuring you’re comfortably on your way to your next destination, carrying with you a tapestry of memories from a journey that has traversed the breadth of history and the warmth of British and Irish hospitality.