10 days
Shannon, Killarney region, Blarney, Dublin, Holyhead, Birmingham region, Stratford-upon-Avon, London

This tour departs:

  • - The third week of June
  • - The fourth week of June
  • - The second week of July

Transport your girls back in time and experience the old-world wonders with a tour of England, Ireland and Wales. “Kiss the Blarney Stone” in Killarney, marvel at the Gothic spires of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, and explore the bustling streets of London. From 16th-century Shakespearean works to the modern-day Harry Potter saga, it’s no wonder this corner of the world is rich in literary tradition. If traveling as a Girl Scout troop, you will make a special visit to the Pax Lodge, a WAGGGS World Centre, in Hampstead where you will participate in unique Girl Scout programming.

The physical rating of this program is: Light: 1 (out of 3)

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Shannon • Killarney Region

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Visit Bunratty Castle

    Travel to Killarney

  • Day 3: Killarney Region

    Travel through Killarney

    Take an excursion to the Ring of Kerry

    Visit the Kerry Bog Village Museum 

    See a sheepdog demonstration (Available mid-April–October)

  • Day 4: Killarney Region • Blarney • Dublin

    Travel via Blarney to Dublin

    Visit Blarney Castle
  • Day 5: Dublin

    Take a guided tour of Dublin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral

  • Day 6: Dublin • Holyhead • Birmingham region

    Travel to Dublin

    Take a ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

    Travel to Coventry

    Visit a Welsh castle

  • Day 7: Birmingham region • Stratford-upon-Avon • London

    Travel via Stratford-upon-Avon to London

    Take a tour of Stratford-upon-Avon

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace

    Visit Anne Hathaway's cottage

    Enjoy lunch in Stratford-upon-Avon

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 8: London

    Visit Pax Lodge in Hampstead

    Take part in a pinning ceremony

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    London Eye and Thames River cruise

    London Eye and Thames River cruise

    See London from two unique vantage points on this unforgettable excursion! Soar into the sky aboard the London Eye, a 40-story, 32-capsule observation wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. Also enjoy a 4D Experience, a 3-D film complete with in-theater special effects like wind, snow and mist. Afterward, cruise down the River Thames and see London’s landmarks from the water. 

  • Day 9: London

    Visit the Tower of London

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Windsor

    Windsor

    This is your invitation to the Royal Family’s retreat, Windsor Castle! Join a local guide on your half-day excursion to Windsor, built by William the Conqueror in 1070. Priceless objects are found in the State Apartments, from paintings by Rubens to Henry VIII’s sword and suit of armor. You will also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs. 

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Shannon • Killarney Region

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Visit Bunratty Castle

    Travel to Killarney

  • Day 3: Killarney Region

    Travel through Killarney

    Take an excursion to the Ring of Kerry

    Visit the Kerry Bog Village Museum 

    See a sheepdog demonstration (Available mid-April–October)

  • Day 4: Killarney Region • Blarney • Dublin

    Travel via Blarney to Dublin

    Visit Blarney Castle
  • Day 5: Dublin

    Take a guided tour of Dublin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral

  • Day 6: Dublin • Holyhead • Birmingham region

    Travel to Dublin

    Take a ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

    Travel to Coventry

    Visit a Welsh castle

  • Day 7: Birmingham region • Stratford-upon-Avon • London

    Travel via Stratford-upon-Avon to London

    Take a tour of Stratford-upon-Avon

    Visit Shakespeare's birthplace

    Visit Anne Hathaway's cottage

    Enjoy lunch in Stratford-upon-Avon

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 8: London

    Visit Pax Lodge in Hampstead

    Take part in a pinning ceremony

    Take a guided tour of London

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Big Ben and Houses of Parliament
    • Piccadilly Circus
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)

    Enjoy a fish and chips dinner

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    London Eye and Thames River cruise

    London Eye and Thames River cruise

    See London from two unique vantage points on this unforgettable excursion! Soar into the sky aboard the London Eye, a 40-story, 32-capsule observation wheel that offers spectacular views of the city. Also enjoy a 4D Experience, a 3-D film complete with in-theater special effects like wind, snow and mist. Afterward, cruise down the River Thames and see London’s landmarks from the water. 

  • Day 9: London

    Visit the Tower of London

    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Windsor

    Windsor

    This is your invitation to the Royal Family’s retreat, Windsor Castle! Join a local guide on your half-day excursion to Windsor, built by William the Conqueror in 1070. Priceless objects are found in the State Apartments, from paintings by Rubens to Henry VIII’s sword and suit of armor. You will also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel, the final resting place of many monarchs. 

    Explore London on your own

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world — at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip airfare on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Eurostar high-speed train

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast daily; dinner Days 2–6 and 8–10; lunch Day 7

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Guided Sightseeing

    2 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides; 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director

  • Entrances

    Bunratty Castle; Bog Museum; sheepdog demonstration; Blarney Castle; St. Patrick’s Cathedral; Welsh castle; Shakespeare’s birthplace; Anne Hathaway’s cottage; Tower of London

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

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