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Four Country Adventure

Isle of Man, Wales, Guernsey & England from $2,975 Per Person -

11 Days / 10 Nights / 14 Meals / 5 Private Guided Tours

Adventure Details

Journey through history, beauty and mystery as you embark on this 11-Day/10-Night adventure into some of the globes finest offerings while visiting four countries in the process.

Your journey begins on the Isle of Man, The Jewel of the Irish Sea.   Sir John Betjeman once called it, “The Naples of the North” adding it “has such wilderness and such sophistication, such oldness and such newness.  The Isle of Man is simply magical, an enchanted journey back in time that somehow feels modern.”

There is an irony to the fact that the Isle of Man is not part of the United Kingdom, yet it is the only location in the British Isles from which you can see all of the United Kingdom’s constituent parts – on clear days, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are visible from the 2,037 foot Snaefell Mountain, reached via the Snaefell Mountain Railway.

The Isle of Man’s rich history, dating back to 8,000 B.C., echoes through the ages.  There is archaeological evidence suggesting that the colonization of the island by sea took place sometime before 6,500 B.C.  The MANX culture has a strong appeal in the form of myths and legends, language and Viking and Celtic origins.

Although this is not a “rock ‘n’ roll” themed trip, you might be interested to know that the Isle of Man is also the birthplace and childhood home of The Bee Gees.

Next, you will enjoy a voyage east across the Irish Sea for a day in Liverpool before moving on to Llandudno, Wales.  While in Liverpool, check off the Bucket List your desire to drop in on the Land of the Beatle’s visiting the homeland of their commencement to stardom. 

After a full-day in Liverpool, you will be escorted to your beautiful hotel in Llandudno, Wales.  The Victorians and Edwardians loved to visit Llandudno – they called it the Queen of the Welsh Resorts, and graced it with some of the most elegant seaside architecture in Britain.  You can delve further into the past at their 4,000 year old copper mine or the medieval castle at Conwy. 

Outdoor lover, thrill seeker, festivalgoer or heritage buff – or just wanting to discover a new passion?  Wales has you covered.  Wales is a country in southwest Great Britain known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, distinctive Welsh language and Celtic culture.  In the northwest, Snowdonia National Park has lakes, glacial landforms, hiking trails and a railway up to the peak of Snowdon.

It’s now onto Guernsey via a flight from Manchester.  At just 25 square miles, Guernsey may be small, but it is mighty.  A patchwork of green fields and golden beaches, rocky outcrops and characterful buildings, the north is low-lying, surrounded by wide sandy beaches, while the rural parishes cocoon rolling fields pierced with church spires.

To the south, cliffs drop away leaving rugged, breath-taking vistas.  The Island has a unique history, award-winning beaches and a capital considered one of the most picturesque in Europe.

This little Island has inspired a big blockbuster – and you could visit the very place where the idea was born.  Guernsey was the inspiration behind the international best seller, and subsequent film, “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society”.  The novel was penned by Mary Ann Shaffer and completed by her niece, Annie Barrows, and tells the Island’s story under the German Occupation of World War 2.  While the novel is a work of fiction, the story is based on actual events.

From its great shipbuilding past to the German Occupation of WW2, the only British land to be seized during the War; its dolmens and ancient forts to a Neolithic burial mound thought to be the oldest man-made structure in Europe; Guernsey is as rich as it is diverse when it comes to its past.

Last, but certainly not least, you’ll depart beautiful Guernsey to spend the remainder of your amazing adventure in London.  London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its center stands the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.

During your one full day in London, you will be escorted by a private guide to see and experience the greatest sites the wonderful city has to offer before departing home the following day.

 

Adventure Highlights

  • 4 Countries (Isle of Man, Wales, Guernsey & England)
  • 14 Meals
  • 5 Private Guided Tours (Isle of Man, Beatle’s Land, Wales, Guernsey & London)
  • 4 Four-Star Hotels
  • 6 Historic Railway Journeys
  • Isle of Man Go Explore Cards – covers unlimited travel on all bus and rail systems
  • Ferry Voyage (Isle of Man to Liverpool)
  • Guernsey Discover Cards – covers entry to four Guernsey museums
  • In-Country Airfare
  • All Transfer Services

 

Destinations & Sightseeing Examples (customized to your preferences)

 

Meals

  • Breakfast Daily (10 Meals)
  • 4 Three-Course Dinners with Wine and Choice of Menus (one in each country)

 

Itinerary

Day 1 – USA/Isle of Man

  • Arrive Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Private Transfer to Regency Hotel
  • 3-Course Dinner at Haworth’s Restaurant & Bar
  • Deluxe Sea View Room at the Regency

 

Day 2 – Isle of Man

  • Breakfast at The Regency Hotel
  • Full Day Tour of the Isle of Man with Private Driver & Top Local Guide including taking the famous TT Race Circuit (at a much slower pace), exploring the islands Viking Heritage, fairy stories and tales of ancient folklore.  Visit Stone Circles dating back over 5,000 years.  If you're up for a round of golf, enjoy one of the magificent links courses using high quality hire clubs for only $150 a round and rental.
  • Deluxe Sea View Room at the Regency

 

Day 3 – Isle of Man

  • Breakfast at The Regency Hotel
  • Using the included Isle of Man Explorer Pass, spend the day on your own exploring via train (including 4 historic Heritage Railways) or bus
  • Deluxe Sea View Room at the Regency

 

Day 4 – Isle of Man/England/Wales

  • Breakfast at The Regency Hotel
  • Private Transfer from The Regency Hotel to the Isle of Man Ferry Dock
  • Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferry Voyage to Liverpool, England
  • Meet & Greet with Your Private Driver & Top Local Guide
  • Lunch at “The Phil, the most ornate pub in all of England”
  • Beatle Land Tour
  • Private Transfer with Driver/Guide to your hotel in Llandudno, Wales
  • 3-Course Dinner at Chantrey’s Restaurant
  • Superior Double Sea View Room at The Imperial Hotel

 

Day 5 - Wales

  • Breakfast at The Imperial Hotel
  • Private Guided Tour of the Conwy Valley through Llanwrst and Betws-y-Coed visiting Swallow Falls.
  • Visit Dolwyddelan Castle, home to the iconic Princes of Gwyneed.
  • Historic Steam Train Ride from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
  • Private Guided Tour through the Aberglaslyn Pass with a Stop at Devil’s Bridge
  • Continue tour to Beddgelert, and take a walk beside the river and learn the legend of the famous dog of Wales.
  • Tour the most scenic road in Wales, up and around Mount Snowdon.  In route, tour three mountain passes – Nant Gywnant, Pen-y-Pass and descend down the Llanderis Pass through the valley.
  • Superior Double Sea View Room at The Imperial Hotel

 

Day 6 – Wales/England/Guernsey

  • Breakfast at The Imperial Hotel
  • Private Transfer to Manchester Airport
  • Flight from Manchester to Guernsey
  • Private Airport Transfer to The Duke of Richmond Hotel
  • 3-Course Dinner at The Leopard Bar & Restaurant
  • Double Sea View Room at The Duke of Richmond Hotel

 

Day 7 - Guernsey

  • Breakfast at The Duke of Richmond Hotel
  • Private Half Day Tour of Guernsey with Driver & Top Local Guide
  • Double Sea View Room at The Duke of Richmond Hotel

 

Day 8 - Guernsey

  • Breakfast at The Duke of Richmond Hotel
  • Using Your Included Discover Cards, Explore Guernsey & Their Museums on Your Own
  • Double Sea View Room at The Duke of Richmond Hotel

 

Day 9 – Guernsey/England

  • Breakfast at The Duke of Richmond Hotel
  • Private Transfer to the Guernsey Airport
  • Flight from Guernsey to Gatwick Airport
  • Private Transfer from Gatwick Airport to The Queen’s Gate Hotel in London
  • 3-Course Dinner at the Q Bar & Restaurant
  • Club King Room at The Queen’s Gate Hotel

 

Day 10 - England

  • Breakfast at The Queen’s Gate Hotel
  • Private Tour of London with Top Local Guide
  • Club King Room at The Queen’s Gate Hotel

 

Day 11 – England/USA

  • Breakfast at The Queen’s Gate Hotel
  • Private Transfer to London Airport
  • Return Home

 

Accommodations

 “The Regency Hotel” – Douglas, Isle of Man

Built in the 19th Century and completely renovated at the end of the 20th the 4-star Regency Hotel offers 48 contemporary, comfortable hotel rooms and a first-class restaurant. The public areas have been sympathetically restored and feature a wooden paneled bar and dining room.

For over 25 years the Regency Hotel has built up an enviable reputation as being able to consistently meet the requirements of the discerning leisure guest. The hotel prides itself on providing high standards of service and levels of sophistication.

The prime location of the Regency Hotel at the north end of Douglas promenade, with panoramic views across the bay makes it the perfect choice for pleasure.  

Please note that due to the original architectural features of the Regency Hotel, it is not suitable for any guests requiring 'Wheelchair' or 'Street level access', as it has external steps to access the hotel entrance.

Dining included in this package includes the following while visiting the Isle of Man

  • Full Manx Breakfast Daily (x3) & Arrival Night 3-Course Dinner & Wine

Haworth’s Restaurant & Bar

Haworth’s Restaurant & Bar, located in the heart of the Regency, is run by husband and wife team Carl and Renee.  They aim to provide food lovers with an unforgettable experience with imaginative menus using the best and freshest local produce.

 

“The Imperial Hotel” – Llandudno, Wales

Traditional hospitality, Victorian charm and first class service at The Imperial Hotel offers you a warm welcome to Llandudno, the Queen of Welsh Resorts in North Wales.

The Imperial is an elegant 4-star hotel, perfectly situated in the heart of the beautiful Llandudno Seafront Promenade with picturesque views across the bay and the impressive Great Orme and Little Orme headlands.

Exceptional service, fine dining and a warm and friendly atmosphere is assured at this prestigious hotel, which offers the outstanding two AA Rosette Chantrey’s Restaurant, a 45-foot UV treated swimming pool and fitness facility.

Dining included in this package includes the following while visiting the Wales

  • Full Welsh Breakfast Daily (x2) & Arrival Night 3-Course Dinner & Wine

Chantrey’s Restaurant

This fine dining restaurant is sure to leave you feeling satisfied.  With two AA Rosettes to its name, the elegant interior of this popular Llandudno restaurant at The Imperial Hotel offers an intimate dining experience.  The sumptuous surroundings are complimented by flawless service and exquisite food.

Head Chef Leighton Thomas is renowned throughout North Wales for his signature dishes.  These include his own seasonal specialties and those most popular with their diners.  Chantrey’s offers a vast array of dishes, each as delicious as the last.  An expansive wine list is also on offer, and their friendly staff would be more than happy to help you choose the perfect wine to compliment your meal.

 

“The Duke of Richmond” – St. Peter Port, Guernsey

This beautiful boutique hotel in St. Peter Port is an easy stroll to the harbor and overlooks a quiet park with views across the sea.  Superb dining with fresh local seafood can be savored in stylish surroundings or al fresco on the terrace overlooking the beautiful Candie Gardens, the sea and the islands beyond.

With 69 luxury guest rooms and four suites, a sun terrace and panoramic sea views, the hotel’s elegant surroundings are matched by thoughtful décor showcasing beautiful fabrics, striking black and white design, fresh cut flowers, polished glass and marble.  The Resident’s Lounge is a shining example, decorated with zebra print fabrics, an ornate fireplace and a wealth of antiques. 

Dining included in this package includes the following while visiting the Guernsey

  • Full English Breakfast Daily (x3) & Arrival Night 3-Course Dinner & Wine

The Leopard Bar & Restaurant

Dine in the acclaimed Leopard Bar & Restaurant, with fresh seafood and locally produced ingredients, and watch the resident Chefs prepare food from the open plan kitchen.  Enjoy expertly made cocktails or indulge in Afternoon Tea, served with warm homemade scones and fresh Guernsey cream.

 

“The Queen’s Gate Hotel” – London, England

The Victorian splendor of the 19th century townhouse has been incorporated into the contemporary design of the 21st century to create an intimate atmosphere while retaining its elegance. 

The Queen’s Gate London Hotel is ideally situated at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.  Surrounded by several places of interest like the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum, Kensington Palace, Imperial College and the famous shopping area of Knightsbridge.

All 90 bedrooms have been designed to offer the maximum in comfort and relaxation to create a unique experience.  A fully equipped fitness center is also at the guests’ disposal.

Dining included in this package includes the following while visiting the England

  • Full English Breakfast Daily (x2) & Arrival Night 3-Course Dinner & Wine

Q Bar & Restaurant

Spacious and newly refurbished, the Q Bar & Restaurant with a heated terrace is the perfect place to unwind after a long day.  Indulge yourself in a very British tradition with an Afternoon Tea.  Enjoy a wide choice of international cuisine and an extended selection of cocktails, wine, beers, coffee & tea.

 

NOTE:  Pricing based on parties of 4.  Contact Prime Time Travel for supplimental quotations.

Inclusions

  • Hotel Accommodations for 10 Nights Based on Double Occupancy
  • Five Private Guided Tours as Described
  • Transfer Services as Described
  • Fourteen Meals
  • Six Historic Train Journeys
  • Ferry Voyage
  • In-Country Airfare
  • Isle of Man “Go Explore” Passes
  • Guernsey "Discover Cards"
  • All Hotel Taxes

Exclusions

  • International Airfare
  • Gratuities, Transportation Other Than Noted, Entrance Fees
  • Food/Beverage Unless Otherwise Noted

 

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