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Scotland & Northern Ireland with Agricultural Highlights

Discover the scenery, folklore, and people of Scotland & Northern Ireland with a special tour focusing on the region’s agricultural splendor. Spend three nights in Glasgow including a city tour, viewing the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the Hunterian Museum, the Riverside Museum of Transportation, and much more. Explore Inveraray Castle and cruise Loch Lomond. Tour Edinburgh including Edinburgh Castle, Medieval Old Town, and the Royal Yacht Britannia. Appreciate the expansive National Museum of Rural Life before crossing the Irish Sea by ferry for two nights in Belfast including a city tour and visit to the award-winning Titanic Belfast. Marvel at the geologic wonder of Giant’s Causeway, the climax to an ultimate Irish scenic drive, and explore the walled city of Derry. View Glenveagh Castle, visit a Northern Irish dairy farm and mingle with locals, and tour famous Belleek Pottery. For the finale, experience lively Dublin, the capital of Ireland. Stroll the halls of the National Museum of Ireland before we part ways with fantastic memories.

Hosted By: Pam Jahnke

Farm Director

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Day 1 : Scotland Bound

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

Day 2 : Glasgow

This morning we tour Glasgow, Scotland’s largest and most colorful city where we marvel at the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, explore the Riverside Museum of Transportation, enjoy artful city murals and more!

Our accommodations for the next three evenings are at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow.

We join this evening for a Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner.

Dinner

Day 3 : Inveraray Castle & Loch Lomond

Today we leave the bustle of Glasgow for the scenic splendor of Inveraray. Overlooking Loch Fyne and nestled among gorgeous gardens sits Inveraray Castle. This sprawling chateau exudes history and sophistication.

After lunch at The George Hotel's pub, we cruise the country’s most scenic waterway, Loch Lomond. Panoramic views of the famous Scottish Highlands lay out before us as we glide along this impressive loch.

A special treat this afternoon is Glengoyne Distillery where we learn about the Scotch making process and enjoy a tasty sample of what is famously considered the “water of life” in Scotland.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 : Edinburgh & The Royal Yacht Brittania

Experience Edinburgh today on a tour with a Blue Badge Guide featuring the history of Georgian New Town and medieval Old Town. Enjoy a memorable visit to its iconic castle. First we explore The Royal Yacht Britannia, vacation home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, the ship having sailed over one million miles around the world.

We then discover Edinburgh Castle. Towering above the city on a hillside, we tour this historic fortress, one of the most important military strongholds in the country’s history.

Breakfast

Day 5 : Ferry to Belfast

Start the day exploring Scotland's National Museum of Rural Life, a five-star museum presenting a collection of tractors, harvesters, and combines that also functions as a historic commercial dairy farm.

Next we board an exquisite boat for a pleasant trip to Northern Ireland. Our Cairnryan Port Superferry journey reveals unmatched beauty as we cross the Irish Sea to Belfast.

Upon arrival, we check-in at the Europa Hotel in Belfast for two nights.

Breakfast

Day 6 : Titanic Belfast

This morning, be astounded by the Titanic Belfast, a monumental museum celebrating the region's maritime heritage and commemorating the birthplace of the world’s most famous ship. Partially built to resemble the doomed Titanic, the museum extends over nine interactive galleries and is frequently rated as one of the top exhibitions in the world.

This afternoon, Northern Ireland’s largest city comes alive on a Blue Badge guided tour of Belfast, a city rich with history, culture, and Irish craic. We see the Titanic Quarter, City Hall, St. Anne’s Cathedral, Queens University, and the Prince Albert Memorial Clock.

Enjoy dinner tonight at Robinsons Pub.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 : Giant’s Causeway

We receive our first glimpse of Northern Ireland’s majestic coast this morning when we discover the beauty of Giant’s Causeway as the climax to a relaxing, scenic drive. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and unique geological wonder displays unparalleled landscapes with spectacular, surreal views.

Our afternoon takes us to the historic walled city of Derry. We tour the iconic Guild Hall and discover the city’s fortified walls and gates on a guided walking tour.

Our overnight this evening is at the Radisson Blu in Letterkenney, a bonny Northern Irish metro that started as a market town in the 17th century. Known as "the Cathedral Town," it was recently rated as the country’s “tidiest” urban center.

Breakfast

Day 8 : Glenveagh Castle & Donegal

Today brings us to Glenveagh National Park where we tour the picturesque castle where Hollywood stars such as Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable vacationed in the past.

This evening, enjoy relaxing on a scenic drive to Donegal and have a tasty supper when we arrive at the Mill Park Hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Belleek Pottery

Belleek Pottery is our first destination today. We'll gather in the visitor center before having a guided tour, learning the secrets of the world-renowned pottery's craftsmanship.

Breaking for lunch in Enniskillen, we enjoy this quaint country town located on an island that separates the upper and lower sections of the Lough Erne lakes.

Next we visit a nearby dairy farm and get to know their local economy and community.

We enjoy dinner and the next two nights at the Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa near Dublin where we indulge in luxurious amenities with the lovely Irish countryside surrounding us.

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 : Dublin

Discover Dublin this morning on a city tour. We'll meet our guide at Trinity College. View Dublin Castle, the Spire of Dublin, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the Ha’penny Bridge, and visit the National Museum of Ireland.

Following, we have a Holiday Vacations Farewell Lunch at Merchant's Arch with a multiple course meal! Between courses, storytellers will entertain us with tales of Irish life from times-gone-by.

Later there is time to stroll colorful Grafton Street or visit Trinity College.

Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11 : Return Home

We fly home with wonderful memories of our adventure.

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes

  • All airfare
  • All fuel surcharges, government fees, airport & departure taxes (minimum value of $600 per person)
  • Holiday Vacations Tour Director & local Blue Badge Guides
  • Motorcoach & professional driver/guide
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • $100 travel voucher for a future tour

All Accommodations Featuring

  • 3 nights at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow
  • 2 nights at the Europa Hotel in Belfast
  • 1 night at the Radisson Blu in Letterkenney
  • 1 night at the Mill Park Hotel in Donegal
  • 2 nights at the Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa in the Dublin area

Attractions & Highlights

  • Glasgow city tour
  • Inveraray Castle
  • Loch Lomond Cruise & the Highlands
  • Glengoyne Distillery tour
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Edinburgh guided city tour
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • National Museum of Rural Life
  • Cairnryan Port Superferry to Belfast
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Belfast guided city tour
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Derry Walls walking tour & Guild Hall
  • Glenveagh Castle & National Park
  • Belleek Pottery tour
  • Northern Ireland dairy farm visit
  • Dublin guided city tour
  • National Museum of Ireland

14 Excellent Meals Featuring

  • Lunch at The George Pub in Inveraray
  • Dinner at Robinsons Pub in Belfast
  • Holiday Vacations Farewell Lunch at Merchant's Arch in Dublin with folktales & music

Tour Dates & Pricing

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$5499

Single

$6599

Final Payment Date: 05/28/2021

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Pam Jahnke

Born in Northeastern Wisconsin, Pam Jahnke grew up in agriculture. Raised on her family’s 200 acre dairy farm, she learned the “farm work ethic” first hand.

At the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, Pam studied broadcast journalism and broad area agriculture. She started that campus’s first ever “Farm Show” <>on radio, and received the top national scholarship from the National Association of Farm Broadcasters (NAFB).

Her professional involvement and community commitment are a natural. Pam’s been named “Friend of Agriculture” by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and honored as “Agri Marketing Person of the Year” by the Badger chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association. She also accepted special commendation from the Wisconsin State Senate after she was named “Farm Broadcaster of the Year” for the western United States by the NAFB. Most recently, Pam served as the 2010 president of the NAFB.

Pam has previously hosted several Holiday Vacations tours. Join her on this fabulous trip of a lifetime.