UK • London - Liverpool - Manchester - Edinburgh - Glasgow

Priced from € 900
  • Individual & Small Group suggested tour
  • Featuring: London - Stonenhenge - Bath - Stratford Upon Avon - Liverpool - Manchester - Lake District - Edinburgh - Glasgow
  • LGBT Friendly Tour Guide for Gaily Tours and Excursions
Highlights
  • Get a glimpse into the royal and gay life in London
  • Turn back time with the visit of Stonehenge
  • Learn more about Shakespeare's Life in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Walk thourgh Liverpool, the city where The Beatles were born and rose to fame
  • Explore Edinburgh, soaking in the Scottish city's Georgian charms
  • Discover why Glasgow has been declared on of the friendliest cities in the world

Day 1: LONDON

Arrival transfer from airport to hotel. Accommodation. Overnight.
Meals: no

Day 2: LONDON – GAY TOUR

Buffet Breakfast and be ready to admire the spectacular city of London with our Gay or Lesbian Tour guide. Start your tour by the shores of the Thames, where you will learn the history of the city that has become one of the most important financial districts of the world: City of London. You will then go deep into a semiprivate area with a hidden medieval Templar church. Step by step you will arrive to the feet of the imposing dome of St Paul’s Cathedral that dominates the City, and we will walk through hundreds of businessmen and women until we reach the Bank of England surrounded by skyscrapers. Continue to monument to the history of the Great Fire, London Bridge, and finally reach the London Tower and Tower Bridge (entrance fee to the Tower included), a perfect ending that will make you see with a different look this special part of the great London. Lunch on your own. Afterwards enjoy an LGBT walking guided tour of the city, offering a unique and unusual view to the hidden parts of London that few people know about. Start your experience of Gay London in Soho district. This is also known for its LGBT vibe and it's where you’ll find many of London’s sex shops, burlesque shows and gay and lesbian bars. London is a city with 2000 years of history where some of the most influential people in the world have walked these streets and many have left a distinct footprint. On the Secret London LGBT Tour we will show you a side of London away from the usual tourist trail – we’ll take you along gas lit alleyways, past old pubs and bookshops, remnants of sprawling mansions, unusual art and secret societies. Explore also the spectacular, where many gay and bisexual notables were interred include King William III and his boyfriend William Bentinck. Inside the Abbey you will also discover a small stained glass memorial, unveiled in Poets' Corner, dedicated to Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde, playwright and aesthete. The window, above the monument to Geoffrey Chaucer, was designed by Graham Jones and contains small lozenges within it which have been filled, or will be filled in the future, with names of poets and writers. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
* Rainbow Tips: London has a very open, vibrant and diverse gay scene with something for everyone. London has two main ‘gay villages’ located in Soho and Vauxhall.
Meals: B

Day 3: LONDON - STONEHENGE - BATH

Buffet Breakfast and departure to the circles of Stonehenge. Located in the middle of Salisbury Plain, Stonehenge is unique among stone circles and its construction still defies belief. The first stone was placed here 5000 years ago and the structure was finally completed 1400 years later. Lunch on your own. Continue to Bath's Georgian Crescents to find elegant stone buildings with terraces, crescents, and graceful squares. Visit the original 2000-year-old Roman Baths and Georgian Pump Room with its natural mineral water. Lunch on your own. Afterwards continue to Bath. Free time in the city of Bath to visit the ancient Roman Baths, the best preserved Roman Bath complex in Northern Europe. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Meals: B

Day 4: BATH - COTSWOLDS - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON - LIVERPOOL - GAY TOUR

Buffet Breakfast and departure towards north into the Heart of England through the villages of the Cotswolds, with its stone and thatch cottages, to the birthplace of Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, a charming market town. You will see Anne Hathaway's cottage, the school that William Shakespeare attended, and Shakespeare's birthplace. Enjoy time at leisure in this historic town, where the Bard's plays are still performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Lunch on your own. Then travel to lively Liverpool for a change of pace, where The Beatles were born and rose to fame. Together with your Gay or Lesbian guide, explore the notable sights made famous in song by the Beatles - Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields. Then view the legendary Cavern Club where the Beatles began their journey to fame and Liverpool's stunning Albert Dock complex, a reminder of Liverpool's history as a great and prosperous port. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Meals: B

Day 5: LIVERPOOL - MANCHESTER

Buffet Breakfast and free time in the morning. In the late morning, departure by Train to Manchester. Lunch on your own. Afterwards accommodation at your hotel. You will then meet your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide for an extraordinary walking tour of the city. Manchester has a thriving LGBT scene, centred around the world famous Canal Street – home of “The Village”. A beacon of celebration in the city, the Gay Village is a must for any visitor to Manchester. Be ready to admire the major highlights of Manchester such as the  own Hall, John Ryland’s Library, Royal Exchange Theatre and the Cathedral. Dinner on your own. Overnight.
* Rainbow Tips: With a combination of bars, clubs, restaurants and green spaces set alongside a long stretch of the Rochdale Canal, Manchester’s Gay Village has something to suit all tastes.
Meals: B

Day 6: MANCHESTER - LAKE DISTRICT - MOFFAT - EDINBURGH

Buffet Breakfast and departure to Moffat and Edinburgh. Travel along the shores of Windermere, the largest lake in England at the heart of the rolling hills of the picturesque Lake District, stopping for tea and fresh-baked scones at a local farmhouse. Continue towards the charming village of Grasmere, the 19th century home of the poet William Wordsworth. Lunch on your own. Next, cross into Scotland at the border town of Gretna Green, famous for its "runaway" weddings, and past Moffat, known for its high quality wool products. Arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, with its exquisite Georgian and Victorian architecture and winding medieval streets. During your stay, discover the city's rich heritage and historic buildings. Its Old and New Town are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Free time. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Meals: B

Day 7: EDINBURGH - GAY TOUR

Buffet Breakfast and together with your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide, explore the amazing city of Edinburgh. Admire the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Palace, the Museum of Scotland, the Royal Mile, and Princes Street. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon take a look to Edinburgh Castle, where you can see The Crown Room, Royal Palace, St. Margaret's Chapel, and much more! Rest of day day free for shopping. Dinner on your own and overnight.
* Rainbow Tips: Edinburgh has a vibrant gay scene "the Pink Triangle," centred around the top of Leith walk, just off Princes Street, Edinburgh's main thoroughfare.
Meals: B

Day 8: EDINBURGH - GLASGOW - EDINBURGH

Buffet Breakfast and departure by train to Glasgow for a full day Gaily Excursion. Once an industrial engine of the Empire, post industrial Glasgow has re-invented itself and is undergoing a massive regeneration. The shipyards have been replaced by some of the most exciting architecture in the UK. The Victorian centre contains some of the best shopping outside London. Glasgow's museums and art galleries add to its rich cultural life making this one of the most exciting cities in Britain. Enjoy your walking tour with your local LGBT Friendly Tour Guide. Lunch on your own. Afternoon free for individual visits and shopping. Back to Edinburgh by train. Dinner on your own and overnight.
Meals: B

Day 9: EDINBURGH

Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the Edinburgh airport.
Meals: B

Included Features

  • Accommodation in LGBT selected Hotels
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from London Heathrow Airport to London Hotel
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of London (3h)
  • Entrance Fee – Tower Bridge
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of London (3h)
  • Entrance Fee – Westminster Abbey
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from London to Stonehenge and Bath
  • Entrance Fee – Stonehenge
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Bath to Cotswolds – Stratfor-Upon-Avon – Liverpool
  • Entrance Fee – Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Liverpool (3h)
  • Local Train from Liverpool to Manchester
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Manchester (3h)
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Manchester to Lake District – Moffat – Edinburgh
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Edinburgh (3h)
  • Entrance Fee – Edinburgh Castle
  • Local Train from Liverpool to Manchester
  • Half Day – Gaily Tour with LGBT Friendly Tour Guide of Manchester (3h)
  • Local Train from Manchester to Liverpool
  • Private Transfer by Car or Minibus from Edinburgh Hotel to Edinburgh Airport

Not Included

  • Tips, City Taxes and everything not listed under “Included features”

Ignas Tour Hotel Collection

ACCOMMODATION:
2 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in London – The Z Hotel Soho (or similar)
1 Night   in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Bath – Holiday Inn Express Bath (or similar)
1 Night   in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Liverpool – The Liner Hotel Liverpool (or similar)
1 Night   in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Manchester – Ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel (or similar)
3 Nights in LGBT Friendly Hotel 3* in Edinburgh – Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre (or similar)
 
  • The Z Hotel Soho 3* or similar
    Address: 17 Moor St, Soho, London W1D 5AP, United Kingdom
    Tel. +44 20 3551 3701
    www.thezhotels.com/soho
  • Holiday Inn Express Bath 3* or similar
    Address: Lower Bristol Rd, Brougham Hayes, Bath BA2 3QU, United Kingdom
    Tel. +44 871 902 1601
    www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/gb/en/bath/qqzba
  • The Liner Hotel Liverpool 3* or similar
    Address: Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool L3 5QB, United Kingdom
    Tel. +44 151 709 7050
    www.theliner.co.uk
  • Ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel 3* or similar
    Address: 3-5 Portland St, Manchester M1 6DP, United Kingdom
    Tel. +44 871 376 9026
    www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-A0H5-ibis-styles-manchester-portland-hotelnewly-refurbished
  • Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre 3* or similar
    Address: Picardy Place, Edinburgh EH1 3JT, United Kingdom
    Tel. +44 871 221 2844
    www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/gb/en/edinburgh/edbpp

Prices

* Price per person sharing a double/twin room:

Dates 12 guests 10 guests 8 guests
Low Season € 900 € 1300 € 1400
Mid Season € 1100 € 1400 € 1500
High Season € 1300 € 1500 € 1600
Single supplement: € 390
 
Dates 6 guests 4 guests 2 guests
Low Season € 1500 € 1800 € 2600
Mid Season € 1600 € 1900 € 2700
High Season € 1700 € 2000 € 2800
Single supplement: € 390

Rates are Commissionable

*The itinerary is on request and rates are subject to the availability of the hotels at the time of booking. Prices are subject to change if travel occur during trade shows, bank holidays or special events and supplements may be applied.


SEASONS
Low Season: Jan – Feb – Mar – Nov - Dec
Mid Season: Apr – May – Jun – Sep – Oct
High Season:  Jun – Jul – Aug

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