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Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and London March 30 - April 13, 2025

Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and London March 30 - April 13, 2025

Embark on a journey through the rolling hills and historic landmarks of Britain and Ireland, where tales of knights, poets, and kings are etched into the very landscape. First Service Bank Travelers Club is delighted to present an exclusive 15-day tour that will immerse you in the rich tapestry of ancient cities, cultural treasures, and breathtaking countryside.

From the mystic megaliths of Stonehenge to the emerald vistas of the Irish countryside, each day of your adventure is a chapter in a story thousands of years in the making. Witness the architectural grandeur of Edinburgh Castle, taste the legacy of royal feasts at a Scottish banquet, and let the vibrant streets of Dublin stir the spirit of joy in your heart.

Imagine tracing the footsteps of history in York, sipping afternoon tea with a view of London’s skyline, or standing in awe of Wales’ storied castles. This trip offers an in-depth experience not just of places, but of moments that have shaped the essence of two great nations.

Step forward into a travel experience designed for those who seek more than just a vacation - a true quest through time and beauty, accompanied by the comfort and excellence of First Service Bank Travelers Club’s thoughtful planning. Secure your spot now and make the past your present. Join us, as we set sail on a voyage not only across the sea, but through the ages.

Ready to book?  Call Ina Standridge at 501-514-2340.

Book Now & Save $200 per person.

Call Ina Standridge to book your seat today at 501-514-2340

  • Double $5,599;
  • Single $6,799;
  • Triple $5,549 

We are delighted to invite non-customers to join us on our travels. Please note there will be an additional fee of $500 per person for non-customer participants on this trip.

Day 1: Sunday, March 30, 2025 Overnight Flight An overnight flight transports you to stunning landscapes, lively cities and stirring history. 

Day 2: Monday, March 31, 2025 Edinburgh, Scotland - Tour Begins Your tour opens in Edinburgh, the historic capital of Scotland, where rocky hills tower in the distance and the shadows of history can be seen around every corner. Discover Scotland's capital and see how medieval crossroads blend seamlessly with a vibrant modern energy. This evening, delve into Scottish culture with a whisky-inspired dinner highlighting the flavors of Scotland. 

Day 3: Tuesday, April 1, 2025 Edinburgh Today get acquainted with Scotland’s regal capital on a locally guided city tour exploring both the Old and New Towns. Explore the Royal Mile on foot and visit Edinburgh Castle, home of the Scottish Crown Jewels. 

Day 4: Wednesday, April 2, 2025 Edinburgh - Scottish Borders - Hexham, England - York Depart Edinburgh, traveling through the picturesque countryside of Northumberland. Visit a family farm situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders, where sustainability and innovation are core to their business. Continue to Hexham Abbey, one of the earliest seats of Christianity in England. Then, head south to York, with its historic city walls. 

Day 5: Thursday, April 3, 2025 York Take in York’s rich and storied history while joining your Tour Manager on a leisurely orientation walking tour. Explore the quaint, narrow streets of the ‘Shambles’ that appear today almost as they did during the Middle Ages. At the heart of the city is its impressive Minster, the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe. Venture inside and stand in awe of the seemingly endless sea of stained-glass windows. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Tonight, enjoy traditional fare at a local pub for dinner. 

Day 6: Friday, April 4, 2025 York - London Board a high-speed train to London. Upon arriving in England’s bustling capital, enjoy a traditional afternoon tea. Afterward, join a local expert for a panoramic city tour. At Westminster, see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, and continue to Buckingham Palace, the London home to Britain’s royalty since 1837. 

Day 7: Saturday, April 5, 2025 London Enjoy a day to explore this incredible city at your leisure. You may choose to take an optional excursion to Windsor Castle. Originally built to guard the city of London, Windsor Castle has been the home of kings and queens for nine centuries and is the oldest royal residence still in use today.  

Day 8: Sunday, April 6, 2025 London - Stonehenge - Bath - Cardiff, Wales Travel to Stonehenge, the mysterious formation that dates back to the Stone Age. Explore theories on how the colossal stones arrived at the location and their purpose. Continue to the elegant Georgian town of Bath to visit the Roman Bath Museum’s 2,000-year-old elaborate spas. Stroll through Bath’s cobblestone streets and soak in its old-world atmosphere. Your day ends in the Welsh capital of Cardiff.  

Day 9: Monday, April 7, 2025 Cardiff Join a local expert on a leisurely-paced walking tour of Cardiff. Learn about the city’s deep ties to the coal industry, its connection to ancient Rome, and its famous Victorian shopping arcades. Tour Cardiff’s historic castle, an impressive structure that was once a Roman fort, a Norman castle, and an extraordinary Victorian Gothic fantasy palace. This afternoon, it’s your choice! You may choose to accompany your Tour Manager to St. Fagan’s National Museum of History, an open-air museum chronicling the history, culture and architecture of the Welsh people -OR- enjoy time to explore Cardiff at your leisure. Tonight, dive into Wales’ rich cultural heritage when you join local artists for an evening of Welsh music, poetry and cuisine.  

Day 10: Tuesday, April 8, 2025 Cardiff - Waterford, Ireland Take in the beautiful Welsh countryside en route to the coastal village of Fishguard. There, board the ferry for Ireland, crossing the Irish Sea. Upon arrival in Rosslare, travel to Waterford, your home for the evening. 

Day 11: Wednesday, April 9, 2025 Waterford - Blarney - Killarney This morning, it’s your choice! Tour the House of Waterford Crystal factory featuring a fascinating visitor’s center and a retail store housing the largest collection of Waterford Crystal in the world -OR- enjoy a leisurely-paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city and discover its rich Viking, Norman and Cromwellian history. Later, travel to historic Blarney Castle. Make your way to the top of the castle, lie back and kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that if you do, you will be blessed with the "gift of eloquence." This evening it’s Diner’s Choice…tonight’s dinner is included and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Killarney’s great restaurants. 

Day 12: Thursday, April 10, 2025 Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney This morning, explore Killarney National Park on a traditional jaunting car ride.* Then, travel along the glorious Ring of Kerry where you’ll find some of Ireland’s most magical scenery. Marvel at the vistas created by windswept cliffs, rugged mountains, lakes and picturesque villages. Enjoy an evening in Killarney at your leisure.

Day 13: Friday, April 11, 2025 Killarney - Rock of Cashel - Dublin Venture through the “Golden Vale” en route to the awe-inspiring Rock of Cashel. Take in its imposing facade and visit the spot where St. Patrick preached. Continue on to vibrant Dublin, Ireland’s cosmopolitan capital. 

Day 14: Saturday, April 12, 2025 Dublin Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic center, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own. Tonight, experience Ireland's lively music and dynamic dancing during a fun-filled evening of Irish entertainment.