A rich and complex history, hundreds of miles of coast and countryside, and a wealth of cultural treasures make the UK a fascinating destination. Our carefully chosen things to do will help you get a deeper insight into the people and the culture by exploring well-known destinations in unusual ways and uncovering some lesser-known facets of the United Kingdom. You can walk in the footsteps of Shakespeare or Wordsworth as you discover medieval villages and glorious lakelands, zip through London in a Mini Cooper or learn about whisky production before hiking through the Scottish Highlands. Whether you go fly fishing with a local guide or explore oyster farms and political history in Northern Ireland, our guides and activities bring the UK to life.
Ideas for experiencing the UK
The experiences you have as you travel often hold the longest memories. As part of their research trips, our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the UK, and the best local guides. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed.