Now is the best time to visit Britain
2012 will be an incredible year for Britain.
To mark 60 years of The Queen’s reign, the Diamond Jubilee will take place in 2012. The celebrations will centre around an extended weekend in 2012 on 2, 3, 4 and 5th June.
The only other British monarch to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee was Queen Victoria in 1897 who held the throne for 64 years.
Click on the official Diamond Jubilee website to find out the full list of events that are planned for the extended June weekend.
We’ve listed 2 other significant events this year in Britain:
2012 Summer Olympics between 27 July – 12Aug 2012
50th Anniversary of the Beatles
Yet another milestone event is the Celebration of The Beatles forming 50 years ago in Liverpool, the world’s most famous “4 lads who shook the world” and started the ” British Invasion” of America and where the Beatles led others followed in their footsteps.
With so much happening this summer in Britain, it will be challenging for anyone to see everything in one trip.
Let us help you experience TWO major celebrations in ONE trip!
An 8 night Diamond Jubilee Celebration cruise and a pre and post cruise trip to London for 3 nights and Liverpool for 2 nights.
In London visit the iconic places such as The Queen’s residence, Buckingham Palace, see here Jewels at the Tower of London, visit the world-famous museum’s and experience shopping like you have never done before, Harrods Food Hall is an experience on its own.
In Liverpool, you will stay at the iconic Beatles themed hotel , “A Hard Days Night” and see for yourself the iconic places in the Beatles hits, Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields. Picture yourself on a “Magical Mystery Tour” on a replica of the original 1960’s bus.
On the cruise you will depart from the most famous port in the world, Liverpool and cruise around The Scottish Highlands & Islands. During your cruise celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with events such as on deck traditional British street party, lectures and films about royal life, the finale being a Royal Variety Show.
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