Scottish Highlights & Emerald Isle
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Itinerary
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Day 1
Bristol Avonmouth, UK, England

Bristol is the UK’s eighth most populous city and is home to a number of attractions and a unique culture. The city’s cruise terminal provides a gateway to the world, but those travelling from further afield to get to Bristol should definitely take the time to fully appreciate the plethora of interesting sights and landmarks. The Old City is home to a network of cobbled streets which will guide you to a range of fascinating medieval buildings. The harbour reflects the maritime tradition of Bristol, with the first iron-hulled, steam-powered passenger liner – Brunel’s ss Great Britain – beautifully preserved in dry-dock.

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Day 3
Belfast, UK, N Ireland

The Northern Irish capital of Belfast is situated at the mouth of the River Lagan and surrounded by a number of low hills. This charming city is home to a number of cultural and artistic landmarks including many galleries and museums, while a poignant history is depicted through the many political murals, which are painted on the sides of houses throughout Belfast. A bus tour of the city is one of the best ways to see these murals, as well as other landmarks such as the impressive City Hall.

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Day 4
Stornaway, UK, Scotland

Located on the Hebrides Island of Lewis is the town of Stornoway, which holds Sabbatarian tradition close to its heart. Life revolves around the Sunday church service, although recent years have seen a limited opening of services on Sunday. Take a stroll around the grounds of the fine park that surrounds the impressive Lews Castle.

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Day 5
Tobermory (Sc), UK, Scotland

The capital of the Isle of Mull is the town of Tobermory, lying on the northern entrance of the Sound of Mull. The town is most famous for the shipwreck of Florencia, part of the Spanish Armada lies at the bottom of Tobermory Bay. Around this area you will find many historic castles, including the Duart Castle, 13th century home of the MacLeans clan chief, and the 14the century Aros Castle of the Lords of the Isles.

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Day 6
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is the capital of Ireland and is a centre for education, culture, and much more. Situated on the east coast, facing the Irish Sea and at the head of a large crescent-shaped bay, the city generally occupies a flat site. The city is home to many historical landmarks including the 16th century Dublin Castle, the 11th-century Protestant cathedral of Christ Church, and the 16th century Gothic St Patrick’s Cathedral. One of the Dublin’s most significant natural sites is Phoenix Park, which is regarded as one of the world’s great city parks and contains Dublin Zoo – the third-oldest public zoo in the world. No visit to Dublin would be complete without visiting a traditional Irish public house, and the 100 metre Hole-In-The-Wall is thought to be the longest in Europe.

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Day 7
Cobh, Ireland

The Irish seaport town of Cobh is located in County Cork, Southwest Ireland. Pronounced “Khov”, it is famed for its array of colourful houses and charming locals. It is also known for being the last port visited by the Titanic, in 1912, and there is a memorial dedicated to the fateful vessel located in Pearse Square. A memorial to Lusitania can also be found in the town, in Casement Square.

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Day 8
Bristol Avonmouth, UK, England

Bristol is the UK’s eighth most populous city and is home to a number of attractions and a unique culture. The city’s cruise terminal provides a gateway to the world, but those travelling from further afield to get to Bristol should definitely take the time to fully appreciate the plethora of interesting sights and landmarks. The Old City is home to a network of cobbled streets which will guide you to a range of fascinating medieval buildings. The harbour reflects the maritime tradition of Bristol, with the first iron-hulled, steam-powered passenger liner – Brunel’s ss Great Britain – beautifully preserved in dry-dock.