Visit Cork and join an optional excursion to Blarney Castle where a kiss on the Blarney Stone is said to bequeath you with the gift of eloquence.
Celebrate the best of British on this unique voyage around Great Britain, Ireland and their surrounding isles. Soak up the pomp and ceremony of the Edinburgh Tattoo, step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the tiny Welsh city of St Davids and discover the Eden Project in Cornwall – just some of the tantalising experiences that await.
Departure Date: 20th August 2013
Dover is situated at the mouth of a valley in the chalk uplands that form the famous white cliffs. A pre-Roman settlement existed on the site and, as Dubris, the place was important for Roman traffic with the European mainland.
The town's strategic position on the south coast has been evident throughout its history. Archaeological digs in the area have revealed that the area has always been a focus for people entering and leaving Britain.
Bombed and shelled during World War Two, the shattered seafront was subsequently redeveloped after the war and is now the foremost passenger port in the United Kingdom.