Sightsee Dublin! Visit Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St Patrick's Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral and Phoenix Park. The castle contains great collections of manuscripts; including paintings, drawings and rare books as well as copies of the Qur’an and Islamic Collections.
NEWGRANGE AND MALAHIDE CASTLE
Visit Newgrange dolmen in Boyle Valley, considered one of the world wonders and protected by UNESCO. Erected about five thousand years ago in the neolith era (late Stone Age) the dolmens are the oldest constructions in the world - older than Great Pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge.
While in the past Edinburgh was the focal point of the Scottish enlightenment, today the cultural life of the city continues with the world famous Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe, the Scottish National and Chamber Orchestras.
WICKLOW MOUNTAINS AND GLENGALOUGH
FULL DAY – PICTURESQUE
On this magnificent tour departing from Dublin you can experience the widely diverse scenic wonders of Wicklow, the wild Moorlands that include the Featherbed Mountains, glens, valleys, lakes and the many picturesque villages.
TAILOR MADE LONDON
With all that London has to offer, it can be hard to decide which of the many sites to visit; the choices are so vast it can sometimes seem overwhelming. To help you to create your own tailored tour, we have listed below some of our top picks of where to go and what to see in the city.
TAILOR MADE LONDON
For those of you wishing a short and sweet introduction to London’s landmarks, we can adapt your tour to a half day tour. For this time period you can choose any of these site packages in a fast paced, half day tour. London is a bustling city and because of this some attractions are better paired together than others.
HEART OF LONDON
HALF DAY – PANORAMIC TOUR
London is one of the oldest, most dynamic, diverse, cultural and historic cities on Earth. This tour will get you familiar with the city and its highlights. You’ll be shown the best bits, all the great sights of London that you would want to see on an introductory trip.
ST. ANDREWS CASTLE AND GLAMIS CASTLE
This hugely atmospheric coastal town is a place best explored on foot. This is where it all began for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge whilst studying at the world-renowned university between the years of 2001 and 2005
ART IN GLASGOW
Glasgow offers a wealth of interesting places to visit such as the neo-classical and Victorian parts of the city, the superb Gothic cathedral, George Square with its imposing Renaissance style City Chambers and the People’s Palace – a museum dedicated to the city’s inhabitants.
GLASGOW AND LOCH LOMOND
Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland. Here you can find Victorian monuments and ultramodern architectural masterpieces, Scottish Ballet and Scottish Opera, various museums and galleries with famous art collections.
Dedicated to bringing the great outdoors closer to you, a Highland safari is a journey of discovery into the magnificent countryside and hills of Highland Perthshire. Armed with cameras and binoculars, you will explore Europe’s last wilderness on an awe-inspiring 4WD safari.
SCONE PALACE AND GLENTURRET DISTILLERY
Scone Palace is home to the Earls of Mansfield and was the ancient crowning place of Scottish kings and queens including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce. Here you can admire the fabulous historic collections housed in the Palace and wander through the splendid gardens.
ST. ANDREWS AND EAST NEUK FIFE
This beautiful county is rich in both history and breath-taking scenery from Dunfermline, the seat of Scotland’s early Celtic kings, the picturesque seascapes of the Firths of Forth and Tay with their romantic fishing villages to St. Andrews, the home of golf.
PRIVATE BOAT ON THE LOUGH DERG
See the parts of Ireland many rarely do and enjoy a diverse range of experiences as you explore Ireland's undiscovered Lakelands. Gain exclusive access to a range of unique locations and extraordinary private properties, combined with a burst of genuine Irish hospitality as you meet the locals.
STIRLING CASTLE AND DEANSTON DISTILLERY
Stirling Castle is a magnificent example of military and domestic architecture on a royal scale with spectacular views across the central plain of Scotland. Having been a cotton Mill for 180 years, Deanston was transformed into a distillery in the 1960s and has been distilling using traditional methods ever since.
STREET ART WORKSHOP
Our expert street artist guide will take you on a graffiti and street art walking tour of East London where you'll see some of the World's finest street art. After this, it's back to the workshop where you will take a 45-minute hands on graffiti class.
HAMPTON COURT PALACE
This was King Henry VIII's riverside pleasure palace. In fact, he liked it so much that he spent 5 of his 6 honeymoons here! Located on the banks of the River Thames, this tour takes you into the heart of the grandest of royal courts.
CEREMONY OF THE KEYS
The Ceremony of the Keys is the traditional locking up of the Tower of London. Inside the battlements of this historic fortress, the Ceremony of the Keys is one of the oldest and most colourful surviving ceremonies of its kind.
In Kilkenny city, start with The Kilkenny Castle. Kilkenny is Ireland’s foremost medieval city with a beautiful castle, cathedral, narrow cobbled streets and a beautiful park. It stands dramatically on a strategic height that commands a crossing on the River More and dominates the ‘High Town’ of Kilkenny City.
WATERFORD AND KILKENNY CASTLE
Waterford Castle is a luxury island resort comprising a castle hotel, championship golf course and ‘Castle Garden’ holiday homes. The resort is located on its own private island, making it a haven! Also visit, one of the most instantly recognised buildings in Ireland, Kilkenny Castle.
CLIFFS OF MOHER AND THE BURREN
This full day tour will take you on a fantastic journey to the Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that captures the hearts of up to one million visitors every year.
RIB BOAT AND FORAGING TRIP
Visit abandoned and wild islands with sandy beaches, a 1400 year old ruined chapel and hermitage, a lighthouse on Slyne Head Island, and see the islands’ thriving wildlife of hares, rabbits, gannets, guillemots and more! Dolphins are often encountered and love to play alongside the rib boat!
KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK AND MUCKROSS HOUSE
In Killarney, National Park view the exquisite Muckross House, a 19th century Victorian Mansion set on the shores of one of Killarney's three lakes, famed world-wide for their splendour and beauty.
WINTERFELL CASTLE / GAME OF THRONES
Walk in the steps of the Stark family with this exlcuive tour of 'Winterfell'. The tour includes an award winning Game of Thrones archery experience in the Winterfell movie set, filmed at Castle Ward Demesne.
GIANTS CAUSEWAY / GAME OF THRONES
A trip full of scenery and photographic opportunities, embark on a tour of Giants Causeway. Starting with the Dark Hedges. Ballintoy Harbous comes next, one of the shooting locations for Game of Thrones, walk in the steps of Arya Stark with this epic tour.
ROCK OF CASHEL AND BLARNEY CASTLE
Start your journey at the Rock of Cashel, one of Ireland's most spectacular historic sites. Continue onto Cork, Ireland's Southern capital with gourmet markets before heading to closeby Blarney Castle, with fabulous gardens and the beautiful Lake Walk.
TITANIC EXPERIENCE AND BELFAST
Visit the ‘Titanic Experience’ where over 9 galleries, interactive features, reconstructions and special effects help you relive the experience of that unforgettable night. The tour continues through the city centre as you learn of the history, politics and growth of the northern city!
The Cotswolds lie in the heart of England and cover mile after mile of rolling hills, pretty villages with traditional stone architecture and gentle rivers. It is designated by the British Government as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
NOTTING HILL AND ICING BISCUITS
Explore one of London’s most delightful ‘villages’, Notting Hill. Your private guide will ensure you get a true insight into this veritable jewel of London. You’ll work closely with expert icers in a private and intimate 2-hour class, leaving with a beautiful tin of London themed biscuits you’ve iced yourselves!
THAMES RIB RIDE
This Rib experience offers the most premium sightseeing in London ever – see every major sight from the majesty of Parliament to the strength of the Thames Barrier all whilst on-board one of the fastest and most exciting speedboats in the capital.
CHELSEA FC STADIUM TOUR
Welcome to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea Football Club’s home ground, which has served the Club since its formation in 1905. Tours of the stadium will inform you about the Club’s long history in dominating the Premier League and how its influence on English football has changed the game forever.
IN AND AROUND INVERNESS
Discover the remarkable city of Inverness, the cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands as you embark on a panoramic city tour. From the original street between Castle and Kirk with the oldest building of Abertarff House to the recently completed Highland Archive Centre.
JEWISH EAST END
The UK Jewish community now comprises some 280,000 with the vast majority living in the London. The history of their presence in the UK dates back to the 11th century when there were major influxes during periods of persecution in Eastern Europe in the 19th century and again before and during World War II.
BEATLES TOUR WITH THEIR FORMER HAIRDRESSER
This tour takes you around the most important Beatles locations in London during the 1960’s. Using the many anecdotes of his time with the Beatles, your guide will provide you with an exclusive insight into their lives at that time.
ART & HISTORY LOVERS
HALF DAY – KNOWLEDGE
London is home to a wide range of leading galleries and museums, holding the most prestigious and diversified pieces in the world. Our leading art historian experts will share their unparalleled knowledge throughout your chosen destination.
DINE WITH BOND IN MOTION
Do you like to live a little shaken not stirred? We have the perfect place for James Bond fanatics or seekers of the unique. Create your own private event surrounded by an extensive collection of original vehicles and props featured in the iconic Bond film series!
Chartwell was the much-loved Churchill family home from 1922 and the place from which Sir Winston drew inspiration until the end of his life. Who's better than his great-grandson to give you a tour?
VIVIENNE WESTWOOD TRUNK SHOW
Vivienne Westwood’s bold creations are always a statement of her own. Get the chance to be part of her exclusive list of high profile clients which include Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Marion Cotillard and Pharrell Williams.
SIGHTS OF THE SOUTHBANK
Londoners have crossed to the South Bank of the Thames in the name of entertainment for hundreds of years. Nowadays it’s a lively neighbourhood of shops, bars, cafes and culture from the ruins of a medieval palace to Shakespeare’s Globe as well as street entertainment and art.
EAST END PUB TOUR
No trip to the capital is complete without a visit to a traditional London public house and London's East End is home to some of the best around! Let us take you down the twisted alleyways for an insider's view of this vibrant area whilst stopping off in some of the local pubs.
A JOURNEY THROUGH BRITISH TEA
Set in a traditional Victorian English home, you will prepare and learn about the traditional English afternoon tea. You will learn closely guarded recipes for the perfect Victoria sponge cake, tasty traditional scones, and crumbly melt-in-the-mouth shortbread.
The county of Kent claims to be the oldest county in Britain and is known as ‘the Garden of England’. Discover some of the most well-known and beautiful gardens in this home county that horticulturalists the world over enjoy exploring.
Enjoy the scenic drive to Chartwell House, passing through the rolling countryside of Kent. As you arrive at the grand estate, hear more about its former residents – legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and his family – from your guide.
KIDS ART TOUR
This tour is perfect to introduce your kids to great art while enjoying your own visit of the gallery. Our connoisseurs will tailor the tour exclusively to the needs of your children, ensuring there is a mix of listening, interaction and knowledge gathering.
HALF DAY – HISTORY
The darkest days in London's history were also its finest hour. As Nazi bombs fell during the Second World War, thousands of citizens volunteered to fight fires and save lives. This tour will show you the remnants of these times that still survive and the memorials to the brave.
THIS IS BRIXTON
On this tour we will discover the history of an area transformed by the arrival of the railways in the 1860s from a rural area to a thriving suburb. We will take in the colourful sights and sounds of Brixton’s famous market, touting a vast array of produce and cuisines that reflect the neighbourhood’s diverse community.
CHELSEA ART WALK
Visit to the iconic Chelsea Arts Club, synonymous with the world of downtrodden artists and a historical hotbed of bohemian scandal. Tour with the secretary who will show some of the treasures behind the scenes and spill the beans on its scandalous past.
DAYTIME TOURS WITH DINING OPTIONS
Enhance your palace experience with a personal guide and a private apartment to enjoy some delicious refreshments. Opening out into the Great Fountain Garden, Apartment 6 is the perfect setting from which to explore the myriad of spaces within the palace.
RECORD A SONG AT ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS
The Abbey Road Record a Song experience is exactly as the name suggests, it is designed so that whatever your ability, your group can follow in the footsteps of legends and be part of a recording in the famous studios.
VINTAGE VOYAGE FOR TWO
Turn back time and be whisked through London in your personal chauffeured vintage car with separate guide. Whether you want to discover London’s world famous landmarks or the hidden gems so often missed, this tour can be fully tailored to suit your needs.
INVERARAY CASTLE, LOCH FYNE, LOCH LOMOND
Inveraray Castle is surrounded by many interesting stories. They say the ghost of the harpist girl who was murdered in the castle lives there today. Another story tells that various phantoms appear in the castle.
HOGARTHS GEORGIAN LONDON
Walk in the footsteps of London’s greatest satirical observer, artist and social commentator – William Hogarth. Visit some of the capital’s best-loved spots in the pursuit of this eagle-eyed artist whose sharp wit and dark humour captured so much of the unruly theatre of life offered by society in London, from the slum of St Giles to fashionable St James’s.
A TAILORED ROYAL FRAGRANCE
Create your unique 100 ml Eau de Parfum with a Certificate of Provenance. With this unique opportunity, you can create your own fairy tale essence, tailoring a bespoke fragrance, with the help of the expert craftsman.
FROM ANOTHER ANGLE
One of the best things about going on holiday to new and exciting places are the wonderful photos that you can take home to immortalise your visit afterwards. Show friends and family all the wonderful things you did and all the fun you had and, years later, remember those amazing things all over again as you look through the record of that brief time.
Although first forming in Liverpool, the ‘Fab Four’ were catapulted into fame in a London TV studio and spend much of their time after that in the capital. From iconic streets and well-known residences, drug busts and marriages, London town is where it all happened.
THE SQUARE MILE: FROM ROMANS TO TODAY
At the heart of London lies the City of London – only one square mile in size but this historic area is where it all began. Founded by the Romans, it has been inhabited by the people of London for nearly 2000 years.
THE SYON HOUSE
Set just outside the heart of London sits the magnificent, profoundly historic country home: Syon Park. It is undoubtedly Robert Adam’s best example of a domestic interior and all the more impressive for being so beautifully intact.
SCOTNEY CASTLE & SISSINGHURST
The most stunning of the Home Counties, Kent has some romantic and interesting gardens that have been revitalised in the present day. Like much of England, this area is steeped in history and it isn’t uncommon to come across estates upwards of 1000 years old.
CITY COFFEE HOUSE TOUR
London’s coffee craze began in a muddy churchyard in the heart of the City where, from 1652, a Greek man first sold a foul-looking liquid to the public. One of London’s most charismatic historians will tell the story of how “bitter Mohammedan gruel” transformed the face of the city, brought people together, and inspired brilliant ideas that made the modern, enlightened world.
Greenwich is a World Heritage Site, home to Britain’s Maritime legacy and is just a few miles east of Central London. On the site of a former Tudor Royal Palace there are award-winning, family-friendly museums and visitor attractions, stunning riverside walks, perfect architecture and breath-taking views from the top of the Royal Park.
THE REAL EAST END TOUR
Traditionally known as the home of the true Londoner, the Cockney, the East End has a dark history as a place of extreme poverty and the home of London’s most famous serial killer, Jack the Ripper, and the most notorious gangsters, The Kray twins.