Tour Overview

Scotland & Northern Ireland

Discover the gorgeous scenery, interesting folklore, and friendly people of Scotland & Northern Ireland. We begin our adventure with a tour of Glasgow, Scotland’s most vibrant city, before traveling to Edinburgh with time in medieval Old Town, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy a visit to Inverary Castle and a picturesque Loch Lomond cruise, then take an impressive Superferry ride to Northern Ireland, where we begin exploring Belfast’s top sights, including the award-winning Titanic Belfast Museum. Soak up breathtaking coastal views during our journey to the geological wonder of Giant’s Causeway and uncover rich history in the walled city of Derry. We also stroll through the castle gardens in Glenveagh National Park, learn how whiskey is made, and observe the skilled craftsmanship at Belleek Pottery. Our tour concludes with an immersive Irish experience at Taylors Three Rock dinner and show, featuring traditional cuisine, music, and dancing.

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The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Exceptional Accommodations
Exceptional Accommodations
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Call 1-888-867-2190 to Book

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Tour Highlights

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes:

Accommodations

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 3 nights at the Clayton Hotel in Glasgow
  • 2 nights at the Grand Central Hotel Belfast
  • 1 night in Letterkenny
  • 1 night at Mill Park Hotel in Donegal
  • 2 nights in the Dublin area
Attractions & Highlights

Attractions & Highlights

  • Glasgow guided city tour
  • Edinburgh Castle and guided city tour
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Loch Lomond Cruise & the Highlands
  • Cairnryan Port Superferry to Belfast
  • Belfast guided tour
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Derry Walls walking tour
  • Glenveagh National Park
  • Crolly Distillery tour & tasting
  • Belleek Pottery tour
  • Taylors Three Rock Dinner & Show
  • Dublin guided tour
Meals

14 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Welcome Dinner
  • Farewell Dinner
Tour Date & Pricing

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Please call for availability.

Double

$5799

Please call for availability.

Single

$6899

Please call for availability.

Final Payment Date: 03/22/2024

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Space Limited. Call for availability.

Double

$5799

Please call for availability.

Single

$6899

Please call for availability.

Final Payment Date: 04/19/2024

*Additional Date Added: Due to popular demand, new tour dates are now available.
These additional departures will not have a media host and may utilize different departure options.

Day Itinerary

Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Scotland Bound

We begin with an overnight flight across the pond to Scotland.

Day 2 : Glasgow

This morning we arrive in Glasgow and enjoy a city tour of Scotland’s largest and most colorful city. Later, we settle into our accommodations for the next three evenings and get to know our fellow traveling companions over a delicious Welcome Dinner.

Dinner

Day 3 : Edinburgh

After breakfast we visit imposing Edinburgh Castle, which towers high above the city on Castle Rock. Watch storied history unfold before your eyes as we explore this fortress, once one of the most important military strongholds in the country. We then enjoy a city tour with our Blue Badge Guide, featuring Georgian New Town and medieval Old Town. Our day concludes with a guided tour of the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens.

Breakfast

Day 4 : Inveraray Castle & Loch Lomond

Today we leave the bustle of Glasgow for the scenic splendor of Inveraray. Our sightseeing begins with Inveraray Castle, seat of the Campbell Clan. This sprawling fortress overlooks beautiful Loch Fyne and is nestled among majestic gardens. After an included lunch, we cruise the country’s most picturesque waterway, Loch Lomond, and enjoy panoramic views of the Southern Highlands.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 : Ferry to Belfast

We bid goodbye to Scotland this morning and board the impressive Cairnryan Superferry for a pleasant trip to Northern Ireland. Take in scenic views of the North Sea as we cross the Irish Sea to Belfast. Upon arrival, we check in to our centrally located hotel and have the remainder of the day at leisure to explore the city and uncover its many treasures.

Breakfast

Day 6 : Titanic Belfast

Northern Ireland’s largest city comes alive on a guided tour today. Belfast is a city rich with history, culture, and lively Irish craic. We see the Titanic Quarter, City Hall, St. Anne’s Cathedral, Queens University, and the Prince Albert Memorial Clock. In the afternoon we explore Titanic Belfast, a museum commemorating the birthplace of the world’s most famous ship. Built to resemble the doomed vessel, it extends over nine interactive galleries and is frequently rated as one of the top museums in the world. Tonight, we enjoy dinner together at one of Belfast’s oldest and largest pubs, Robinsons Bar & Bistro.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Giant’s Causeway

We receive our first glimpse of Northern Ireland’s majestic coast this morning and discover the beauty of Giant’s Causeway. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and unique geological wonder offers unrivaled landscapes and surreal views. This afternoon, we arrive in the walled city of Derry. Learn about the area’s rich history during a walking tour of the city walls, including views of its iconic Guildhall. We overnight in Letterkenny, also known as “the Cathedral Town,” a bonny metro in the northern region of Ireland that started as a market town in the 17th century.

Breakfast

Day 8 : Glenveagh National Park & Donegal

Our morning begins with a drive to Glenveagh National Park, perfectly located among the rugged Derryveagh Mountains. Enjoy exploring one of Ireland’s most beautiful vistas as you stroll through the castle gardens along Lough Veagh, a serene lake, and watch various birds soar up above. Next, we stop at the Crolly Distillery in the Gaeltacht region of Ireland where Gaelic is spoken. Here, we learn how whiskey is made and have an opportunity to taste “the water of life!” Afterwards, a scenic drive takes us back to our accommodations in Donegal for a wonderful dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Belleek Pottery

Today we observe skilled craftsmanship at work during our guided tour of Belleek Pottery. Watch as they demonstrate how to delicately sculpt and hand paint the world-renowned pottery, then take time to explore the visitor center. This evening, we check in to our hotel in the Dublin area before experiencing Irish Night at Taylors Three Rock Dinner and Show, complete with delicious food, great music, and award-winning dancing.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 : Dublin

Discover Dublin’s best attractions this morning on a guided tour. View Dublin Castle, the Spire of Dublin, Ha’penny Bridge, and visit the National Museum of Ireland. This afternoon, we’re free to explore Dublin on our own before gathering this evening at a wonderful Farewell Meal to celebrate our adventures.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 : Fly Home

Tour Map

Tour Map

Tour Map for Scotland & Northern Ireland
Departure Cities

Departure Cities

WHSV TV Pickup Locations:

Harrisonburg, VA - Hyatt Place Harrisonburg

Staunton, VA - Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center

Washington, DC - Washington Dulles International Airport

Scotland & Northern Ireland

Discover the gorgeous scenery, interesting folklore, and friendly people of Scotland & Northern Ireland. We begin our adventure with a tour of Glasgow, Scotland’s most vibrant city, before traveling to Edinburgh with time in medieval Old Town, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy a visit to Inverary Castle and a picturesque Loch Lomond cruise, then take an impressive Superferry ride to Northern Ireland, where we begin exploring Belfast’s top sights, including the award-winning Titanic Belfast Museum. Soak up breathtaking coastal views during our journey to the geological wonder of Giant’s Causeway and uncover rich history in the walled city of Derry. We also stroll through the castle gardens in Glenveagh National Park, learn how whiskey is made, and observe the skilled craftsmanship at Belleek Pottery. Our tour concludes with an immersive Irish experience at Taylors Three Rock dinner and show, featuring traditional cuisine, music, and dancing.

The Holiday Advantage
Airfare Included
Airfare Included
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Low Deposit, Guaranteed Prices, & No Hidden Costs
Exceptional Accommodations
Exceptional Accommodations
Most Meals Included
Most Meals Included
Premier Attractions
Premier Attractions
Professional Tour Directors
Professional Tour Directors
Call 1-888-867-2190 to Book

You can earn a $100 Travel Show Credit good for your next trip with Holiday Vacations by simply clicking the photo to watch the online travel show! The show is about 10 minutes long and at the end, you'll have the ability to submit your contact information and receive a travel credit which can be applied to this or any Holiday Vacations tour. Get started now!

EACC

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes:

Accommodations

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 3 nights at the Clayton Hotel in Glasgow
  • 2 nights at the Grand Central Hotel Belfast
  • 1 night in Letterkenny
  • 1 night at Mill Park Hotel in Donegal
  • 2 nights in the Dublin area
Attractions & Highlights

Attractions & Highlights

  • Glasgow guided city tour
  • Edinburgh Castle and guided city tour
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Loch Lomond Cruise & the Highlands
  • Cairnryan Port Superferry to Belfast
  • Belfast guided tour
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Derry Walls walking tour
  • Glenveagh National Park
  • Crolly Distillery tour & tasting
  • Belleek Pottery tour
  • Taylors Three Rock Dinner & Show
  • Dublin guided tour
Meals

14 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Welcome Dinner
  • Farewell Dinner

Tour Dates & Pricing

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Please call for availability.

Double

$5799

Single

$6899

Final Payment Date: 03/22/2024

Occupancy

Price Per Person

Space Limited. Call for availability.

Double

$5799

Single

$6899

Final Payment Date: 04/19/2024

*Additional Date Added: Due to popular demand, new tour dates are now available.
These additional departures will not have a media host and may utilize different departure options.

Day Itinerary

Day 1 : Scotland Bound

We begin with an overnight flight across the pond to Scotland.

Day 2 : Glasgow

This morning we arrive in Glasgow and enjoy a city tour of Scotland’s largest and most colorful city. Later, we settle into our accommodations for the next three evenings and get to know our fellow traveling companions over a delicious Welcome Dinner.

Dinner

Day 3 : Edinburgh

After breakfast we visit imposing Edinburgh Castle, which towers high above the city on Castle Rock. Watch storied history unfold before your eyes as we explore this fortress, once one of the most important military strongholds in the country. We then enjoy a city tour with our Blue Badge Guide, featuring Georgian New Town and medieval Old Town. Our day concludes with a guided tour of the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens.

Breakfast

Day 4 : Inveraray Castle & Loch Lomond

Today we leave the bustle of Glasgow for the scenic splendor of Inveraray. Our sightseeing begins with Inveraray Castle, seat of the Campbell Clan. This sprawling fortress overlooks beautiful Loch Fyne and is nestled among majestic gardens. After an included lunch, we cruise the country’s most picturesque waterway, Loch Lomond, and enjoy panoramic views of the Southern Highlands.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 : Ferry to Belfast

We bid goodbye to Scotland this morning and board the impressive Cairnryan Superferry for a pleasant trip to Northern Ireland. Take in scenic views of the North Sea as we cross the Irish Sea to Belfast. Upon arrival, we check in to our centrally located hotel and have the remainder of the day at leisure to explore the city and uncover its many treasures.

Breakfast

Day 6 : Titanic Belfast

Northern Ireland’s largest city comes alive on a guided tour today. Belfast is a city rich with history, culture, and lively Irish craic. We see the Titanic Quarter, City Hall, St. Anne’s Cathedral, Queens University, and the Prince Albert Memorial Clock. In the afternoon we explore Titanic Belfast, a museum commemorating the birthplace of the world’s most famous ship. Built to resemble the doomed vessel, it extends over nine interactive galleries and is frequently rated as one of the top museums in the world. Tonight, we enjoy dinner together at one of Belfast’s oldest and largest pubs, Robinsons Bar & Bistro.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Giant’s Causeway

We receive our first glimpse of Northern Ireland’s majestic coast this morning and discover the beauty of Giant’s Causeway. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and unique geological wonder offers unrivaled landscapes and surreal views. This afternoon, we arrive in the walled city of Derry. Learn about the area’s rich history during a walking tour of the city walls, including views of its iconic Guildhall. We overnight in Letterkenny, also known as “the Cathedral Town,” a bonny metro in the northern region of Ireland that started as a market town in the 17th century.

Breakfast

Day 8 : Glenveagh National Park & Donegal

Our morning begins with a drive to Glenveagh National Park, perfectly located among the rugged Derryveagh Mountains. Enjoy exploring one of Ireland’s most beautiful vistas as you stroll through the castle gardens along Lough Veagh, a serene lake, and watch various birds soar up above. Next, we stop at the Crolly Distillery in the Gaeltacht region of Ireland where Gaelic is spoken. Here, we learn how whiskey is made and have an opportunity to taste “the water of life!” Afterwards, a scenic drive takes us back to our accommodations in Donegal for a wonderful dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Belleek Pottery

Today we observe skilled craftsmanship at work during our guided tour of Belleek Pottery. Watch as they demonstrate how to delicately sculpt and hand paint the world-renowned pottery, then take time to explore the visitor center. This evening, we check in to our hotel in the Dublin area before experiencing Irish Night at Taylors Three Rock Dinner and Show, complete with delicious food, great music, and award-winning dancing.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 : Dublin

Discover Dublin’s best attractions this morning on a guided tour. View Dublin Castle, the Spire of Dublin, Ha’penny Bridge, and visit the National Museum of Ireland. This afternoon, we’re free to explore Dublin on our own before gathering this evening at a wonderful Farewell Meal to celebrate our adventures.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 : Fly Home

Tour Map

Tour Map for Scotland & Northern Ireland

Departure Cities

WHSV TV Pickup Locations:

Harrisonburg, VA - Hyatt Place Harrisonburg

Staunton, VA - Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center

Washington, DC - Washington Dulles International Airport