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UK trip ideas

UK trip ideas

All of the itinerary ideas below can be tailored just for you

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.

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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.

Royal Britain

  • 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.

7 Days from $4,890pp

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Highlights of Ireland (self-drive)

  • Learn about the history of the fabled Titanic, which set sail for the last time from Ireland.

  • Sip Irish whiskey with farmhouse cheese pairings.

  • Drive the Ring of Kerry.

  • Go salmon fishing with a local ghillie.

  • Kayak on one of Killarney’s lakes to Innisfallen Island.

15 Days from $7,245pp

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Historic Britain

  • 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.

12 Days from $7,995pp

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Idyllic England

  • 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

12 Days from $7,995pp

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Scenic Scotland

  • 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.

12 Days from $9,390pp

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Foodie tour of the British Isles

  • 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.

17 Days from $13,980pp

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