Drawing on their in-depth knowledge, our specialists have put together a range of sample itineraries to show how you could spend your time exploring the rich culture and wild landscapes of the United Kingdom.
Follow in the footsteps of royalty with visits to castles and palaces, whet your appetite at oyster farms and historic whisky distilleries, track rare wildlife on a Scottish estate or trace literary history in the Lake District. Whatever your interests, our UK specialists will use their first-hand knowledge to craft an itinerary especially for you so you can discover the major sights as well as the lesser-known highlights.
Ideas for your trip to the UK
These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in the UK, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.
Explore the mountainous Nevis Range and Glencoe
Taste a dram of whisky in a Scottish Castle
Wonder at the beauty of the Isle of Skye’s unique landscape
Hike in Glendalough and the Wicklow Mountains
Visit the iconic Cliffs of Moher where you can spot puffins
Explore the rugged landscape of Connemara National Park
Explore the castles and palaces surrounding Edinburgh as well as Edinburgh Castle itself.
Visit Scone Palace, a former stately home.
Sail along Loch Ness and enjoy a picnic lunch onboard.
Admire the waterfront Dunvegan Castle and its extensive gardens.
Stay overnight in Scottish and Irish castles.
Visit Blarney Castle and its fascinating gardens.
Wander the fabled streets of Oxford’s prestigious university.
Explore the idyllic villages and quintessential English landscape of the Cotswolds.
Visit the Roman and Georgian highlights of the UNESCO protected Bath.
Reflect on Northern Ireland’s troubled past on a black cab political tour.
Visit the iconic Cliffs of Moher.
Wander the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s Old and New towns
Explore Rothiemurchus Estate by Land Rover
Enjoy a local wildlife walk
Sip some whisky in a local distillery
Visit some of the prettiest villages in the Cotswolds with a local guide
Explore the university city of Oxford on foot with an alumni
Take an afternoon tea lesson in London
Marvel at the striking architecture and impressive history of Canterbury Cathedral
Admire the White Cliffs of Dover
Enjoy fish and chips in the pretty, medieval town of Rye
Explore Glasgow's vibrant street art with a local.
Visit some of Islay's iconic whisky distilleries for tastings.
Embark on a wildlife cruise around Islay's rugged coastline.
Drive through the mountains of Argyll, visiting several picturesque castles along the way.
Cycle along the shores of beautiful Loch Lomond.
Explore Westminster and the Tower of London by boat
Whizz around London on a Mini Cooper tour
Visit the historic city of Bath and admire the Roman Baths
Marvel at the unspoilt village of Lacock and the mysterious ancient site of Avebury
Wander the streets of the university city of Oxford
Take a 'ghosts and ghouls' tour of Edinburgh's winding alleyways and underground passages
Cycle through the forests and mountains of the Cairngorms National Park
Watch out for Nessie on a Loch Ness boat trip
Watch the Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Whiz around London on a Mini Cooper tour.
Stroll the UNESCO protected cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s old and new towns.
Visit Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s Scottish residence.
Admire Scone Palace, where former Scottish kings were crowned.
Explore the Tower of London with an iconic Beefeater guard
Indulge in a classic afternoon tea while viewing the London skyline
Travel through London's back streets with a local in a vintage Mini Cooper
Enjoy a day trip to Château de Versailles with skip-the-line access
Explore the Louvre by night for a unique way to see the museum’s most famous works
Eat your way through Saint-Germain on a delicious pastry and chocolate tour
Visit Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London by boat.
Explore the historical university city of Oxford.
Stroll around the walled city of York.
Wander the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s old and new town.
Visit the historic stately home of Scone Palace.
Explore London in a vintage Mini Cooper
Visit the Tower of London with a private guide, arriving by boat from the River Thames
Enjoy visiting the iconic highlights in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, and the Louvre
Dine on a beautiful Seine River cruise for a unique way to see the sites
Explore the Vatican museums and Sistine chapel with a private guide
Zip around Rome on a classic Vespa motorbike
Visit Buckingham and Windsor Palaces – both residences of the British royal family
Explore the UNESCO world heritage city of Bath
Travel through the rolling countryside and quintessential villages of the Cotswolds
Visit the famous university town of Oxford and try your hand at chauffeured punting
Explore the wild countryside of the Lake District
Fly over Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park on a seaplane.
Explore the wild and wonderful landscapes of the Isle of Skye.
Go wildlife spotting on an estate in the Cairngorms National Park.
Enjoy some whisky tasting in a local distillery.
Arrive in style in Venice on a private watertaxi.
Explore the hidden streets and alleyways of Venice with your private guide.
Travel across Europe on the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Visit Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London by boat.
Visit Buckingham and Windsor Palaces – both residences of the British royal family.
Stay in The Goring, top choice of the royals
Delight in a full day cooking class at a well-respected Parisian cooking school
Get to know the City of Light with a private driver in a 1960s vintage car tour
Explore a London market with a food writer.
Enjoy a secret cottage tour in the Cotswolds with afternoon tea.
Experience rural farm life in the Lake District.
Sip a selection of fine Scottish whiskies in a local distillery.
Try your hand at Irish bread making.