National Geographic : 1937 Apr
ThisYe o tt Years GreatBritain &Ireland ORONATIONI The thrill and glamour of solemn ceremony, the event of a lifetime in European History. London in gala decora tion-but do not confine yourself to London. Eng land, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, you must visit them all before you return. ENGLAND-You must not miss the historic mon uments, its picturesque countryside and villages; the great Cathedral Cities of Canterbury and York, Dur ham and Chester; the ageless Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the lovely West Country, Devon and Cornwall, Shakespeare's home town of Stratford on-Avon-the Lake District, beloved of English poets. You must go also to the South Coast-to the famous resorts of Brighton and Bournemouth. SCOTLAND-You can speed North from London to the contrasting beauties of Scotland on the famous "Flying Scotsman" or by the "Royal Scot"-crack flyers with an international reputation. Thrill to the skirl of pipes in Edinburgh-golf at St. Andrews and Gleneagles-re-live the brave tales of Scott and Stevenson in the Scottish Highlands. IRELAND-There, too, you will find a historic country of incredible beauty and charm; your trip will be incomplete unless you visit that gracious island which offers you open-hearted hospitality and the finest of sport. And you can travel to the Continent and have a choice of 18 different routes including those through the famous ports of Dover and Harwich, or sleep your way between London and Paris by the new Train Ferry service. For itineraries, literature, maps, etc., write Department 407 T. R. DESTER, General Traffic Manager 551 Fifth Avenue, New York, or your own Tourist Agent ASSOCIATED BRITISH &IRISH RAILWAYS INCOR PORAT ED on THE ilHnITR LInE "And why shouldn't I be? My fellow passen gers are the kind of delightful 'home folks' I'll always enjoy knowing-and won't forget!" You, too, will enjoy the heart-warming hos pitality of sturdy Anchor liners-hospitality as traditionally Scottish as heather-honest, sincere service and meals that glow with chef's talent. And you'll more than appreciate the amazing econ omy of the Anchor Line Route to Ireland and Scot land that allows you to start your European tour at the top of the map ... the logical, travel-wise way! Whether you stop at Irish ports or dock di rectly at Glasgow, the historic charm of the British Isles is yours to command ... en route to the Con tinent... without costly retracing of your steps. Frequent sailings from New York and Boston to Londonderry, Cobh, Dublin, Belfast and Glasgow. MINIMUM RATES: Cabin Class. $142. Tourist Class, $110. Third Class, $82. Slightly higher during Summer season. Reductions for Round Trips "SCOTLAND'S OWN FLEET" * FOUNDED 85 YEARS AGO T. S. S. Caledonia T. S. S. Transylvania T. S. S.California T. S. S. Cameronia T. S. S. Tuscania BUILT BY SCOTS... MANNED BY SCOTS SEE YOUR OWN AUTHORIZED TRAVEL AGENT. OR 89 BROAD STREET, N. Y. C . * Offics in Boston, Chicago. Cleveland, New Orleans, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Toronto "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."