Britain and Ireland Explorer

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Britain And Ireland Explorer
Go behind the scenes on an exploration of all the highlights of Great Britain and Ireland, from the haunt of Shakespeare to Edinburgh’s medieval allure, the sweeping Cliffs of Moher to England’s celebrated Lake District. Come face-to-face with the legacies of the Vikings, Romans and Normans, witness the sites of great tragedies and triumphs, and keep a keen eye out for an elusive monster hidden in a famous loch.

Choice Highlights
  • : Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth
  • : View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles
  • : View the remains of the Roman wall
  • : View the Jedburgh Abbey ruins
  • : Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the Castle
  • : View the 18th green on St. Andrews Old Course
  • : Visit the famous battlefield
  • : Visit the capital of the Scottish Highlands
  • : View the most famous loch of them all
  • : See Glencoe, also known as the 'Glen of Weeping'
  • : View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour
  • : Visit this town, popular with eloping couples since 1754
  • : Visit this picturesque region
  • : View the timbered buildings known as the 'Rows'
  • : With your Local Specialist, see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral, the glorious Georgian Squares and Trinity College
  • : View the Cistercian Abbey
  • : Visit the Belleek Pottery Centre
  • : View the 15th-century castle
  • : See Galway Cathedral
  • : View the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition
  • : Enjoy the beautiful scenery
  • : Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle
  • : Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom
  • : See the Principality Stadium and view Cardiff Castle
  • : Visit the Georgian spa town
  • : View the Royal Castle

Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • The services of a Costsaver Local Host if you stay at Costsaver's recommended London hotel
  • Pick-up and drop-off when you stay at the Costsaver recommended London hotel, booked through Costsaver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Many meals and daily breakfasts included
  • City orientation tours
  • Audio headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
About Costsaver
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Lasting travel memories don’t have to cost the earth. Our value tours cover all the essentials, while providing you the building blocks to tailor your dream holiday. 

 With quality transport, accommodation, city tours and plenty of meals included, you’re then able to tailor your trip with our selection of hand-crafted Optional Experiences – or simply uncover each destination your way. 

That’s the Costsaver way.


Sightseeing tours in all major cities

Expert Travel Director and Local Specialists to guide the way

All breakfasts included (in Europe and Britain)

Up to half your three-course dinners included* (*Euro trips only)

Luxury air-conditioned coaches

Quality 3 and 4-star hotels

Tips, tolls, taxes & porterage included

Transfers to and from airport on first and last day* (*except itineraries starting/ending in London)


A selection of hand-crafted Optional Experiences to complement your trip

Time to explore and get to the heart of each destination

Time to enjoy your own meals, with recommendations on hand from your Travel Director and Local Specialist

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Day Destination
1 Arrive London (2 Nights)
2 London free day
3 London – Stratford-upon-Avon – York – Bradford (1 Night)
4 Bradford – Edinburgh (Airth) (2 Nights)
5 Edinburgh sightseeing and free time
6 Edinburgh (Airth) – St. Andrews – Scottish Highlands (2 Nights)
7 Scottish Highlands excursion
8 Scottish Highlands – Glasgow (1 Night)
9 Glasgow – Gretna Green – Lake District – Wrexham (1 Night)
10 Wrexham – Chester – Dublin (2 Nights)
11 Dublin sightseeing and free time
12 Dublin – Boyle – Co. Donegal (2 Nights)
13 County Donegal excursion
14 Co. Donegal – Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Shannon (1 Night)
15 Shannon – Dingle Peninsula – Co. Kerry (1 Night)
16 Co. Kerry – Blarney – Waterford (1 Night)
17 Waterford – Cardiff (1 Night)
18 Cardiff – Bath – Windsor – London
19 Depart London
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.