Explorateur Travel - Farmer

Cheryl Farmer & Family

Thursday 15th August – Thursday 22nd August 2024

Number of Travellers: 4
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Thursday 15th August - London Arrival

Upon your arrival at London airport, you’ll be greeted by your private driver, ready to whisk you away to The Kensington, your luxurious haven in the heart of the city. Sit back and relax as you journey through the bustling streets, anticipation building for the adventures that await. Upon arrival at the hotel, indulge in a quintessentially British experience with afternoon tea, where delectable treats and aromatic brews await. Allow yourself to unwind amidst the elegant surroundings, savouring every moment of relaxation before you embark on your London escapades.

Overnight: London | The Kensington
Room Type: Deluxe Twin (Connecting)
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Friday 16th August - Exploration of London

Get ready to embark on a stylish adventure as you meet your dapper drivers at the hotel, ready to whisk you away on a Panoramic Tour of the city in traditional Mini Coopers. With the wind in your hair and iconic landmarks passing by, immerse yourself in the charm of London’s streets as only a Mini can provide. Following this exhilarating ride, delve into the rich history and grandeur of Westminster Abbey with a guided tour. From royal coronations to historic burials, every corner of this majestic abbey tells a story of centuries past. Let the grandeur of Westminster Abbey captivate your imagination before you continue your exploration of London’s treasures.

Overnight: London | The Kensington
Room Type: Deluxe Twin (Connecting)
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Saturday 17th August - Historic London

Begin a journey through London’s iconic highlights as you delve into the city’s rich tapestry of history and culture. Begin your adventure at the historic Tower of London, where tales of kings, queens, and intrigue await within its ancient walls. Marvel at the majestic Tower Bridge, an architectural masterpiece spanning the River Thames, before immersing yourself in the vibrant ambience of Borough Market, a foodie’s paradise brimming with culinary delights. As you wander through London’s verdant parks, from Hyde Park to St. James’s Park, soak in the tranquil beauty of these urban oases, where lush greenery provides a serene escape from the bustling city streets. With each stop, you’ll uncover a new facet of London’s charm, leaving you captivated by its timeless allure.

Overnight: London | The Kensington
Room Type: Deluxe Twin (Connecting)
Meals Included: None

Day 4 - Sunday 18th August - Taylor Swift and a Gin-Safari

Darby and Madison, get ready for an unforgettable day as you head to the Taylor Swift concert with return transfers all arranged. Meanwhile, Cheryl and Robert, your day promises excitement and exploration as you embark on a self-guided tour of Kensington Palace, delving into its regal history and elegant gardens. But that’s not all; get ready for a unique adventure with a gin safari on bikes through the bustling streets of London. Sip on artisanal gins while pedalling through the city’s vibrant neighbourhoods, soaking in the sights and sounds of this dynamic metropolis. Whether you’re rocking out at the concert or discovering the royal splendour of Kensington, your day is sure to be filled with unforgettable moments and boundless excitement.

Overnight: London | The Kensington
Room Type: Deluxe Twin (Connecting)
Meals Included: None

Day 5 - Monday 19th August - London to Dublin - Afternoon Tea & Silver Workshop

Departing London today, your short hop flight across the Irish Sea takes you to Dublin, the capital of Ireland and your home for the next three nights.

An airport transfer will meet you on arrival at the airport and take you the short distance to your city central hotel where you can freshen up, grab a bite to eat and get ready for your first afternoon in Dublin.
Experience afternoon tea with a difference aboard a vintage bus. Sip Earl Grey or good old Lyons and indulge in scones jam and cream as you potter about the streets of Dublin with music banter and great conversations.

Alight from your bus and make your way to Drury Street where Jill and her skilled team will take you through the process of forging a bespoke piece of jewellery to commemorate your graduation and time in Ireland.

We have some great restaurant recommendations to make for you for this evening.

Overnight: Dublin 2 | The Davenport Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Classic Twins
Meals Included: None

Day 6 - Tuesday 20th August - Hiking, Seafood and Beer

Time to explore a little farther afield today as you hit the east coast for culinary adventure by the sea. Meeting a local expert hiking guide and self confessed foodie, you will embark on a unique Dublin Coastal Craft Beer and Seafood Trail in the picturesque village of Howth. This exclusive trail is a perfect blend of delectable seafood, artisanal craft beers, and breathtaking coastal scenery, offering an authentic Irish experience. Set in the heart of Howth, a renowned fishing village just a stone’s throw from Dublin, your trail invites you to explore the very best of Irish culinary delights.

Spend the rest of your day in Howth or Dublin as you wish.

Overnight: Dublin 2 | The Davenport Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Classic Twins
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Wednesday 21st August - Powerscourt House & Glendalough Monastic Site

Spend today in the care of a local guide with over 20 years guiding experience. Together you will take a dive into some of Ireland’s ancient history in the nearby Wicklow Mountains. A short drive from Dublin, into the southern reaches of the county,  you will make a short stop at Powerscourt House and Gardens to take in the panoramic views of the world renowned gardens and waterfall.
The Wicklow Way is a 131 km long distance trail that crosses the Wicklow Mountains and one of its historic highlights is located at Glendalough. The Monastic City of Glendalough, founded by St Kevin in the 6th century became an important learning centre for early Christian monks and was the site of many viking raids and attacks over the years. Today the site is recognised for its historic importance with the addition of an interactive centre helping visualise the city in its former glory.

Overnight: Dublin 2 | The Davenport Hotel
Room Type: 2 x Classic Twins
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8 - Thursday 22nd August - Depart Dublin

An airport transfer will take you back to the airport this morning in time for your return flights home. We hope your time in London and Dublin has been memorable and we would love the oppertunity to welcome you back to Ireland and the UK again.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodation from Day 1 to Day 4 in London
  • All accommodation from Day 4 to Day 7 in Dublin
  • Breakfast daily
  • Lunch included Day 5 & 6 Ireland
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable qualified guide from Day X to Day X
  • Ground transportation from Day X to Day X
  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure in London and Dublin
  • All guided hikes and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Aftenoon Tea at The Kensington
  • Panoramic Tour in Traditional Mini Cooper
  • Entry to Tower of London
  • Entry to Tower Bridge
  • Entry and tastings at Borough Market
  • Entry to Kensington Palace (Cheryl and Robert)
  • Gin-Safari (Cheryl and Robert)
  • Return transfer to Taylor Swift concert at Wembley
  • Afternoon Tea Bus Experience Dublin
  • Private Silver Workshop Dublin
  • Guided Hiking, Seafood and Beer Tour Dublin
  • Guided Glendalough & Powerscourt House Day Wicklow
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • Snacks throughout the trip
  • 24 hour in-country support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Pricing Read More


The price for this itinerary, based on 4 clients on a twin-share basis, and including a £12/ €12 per person conservation contribution is:

£3,517 GBP per person
€3,152 per person

Conservation Contribution

This voluntary donation of £12 per person goes towards conservation projects in the locations we operate.  If you would like to opt out just let your trip designer know.