Dream Escape to the United Kingdom

Posted by North South Travel Blogger · Aug 21 · in Great Britain, United Kingdom · about Luxury

Experience England, Ireland, or Scotland in a manner fit for the Queen! We work with fantastic partners Dream Escape who are based in destination and who we trust to take care of you, our valued clients, throughout your trip! We love dreaming up some special trips for you - from a Mary Poppins themed tour through London, to a whisky and golf journey through the Scottish Highlands, we can fully customize a tour to suit your needs! Whether you want to go for the food, the culture, the history, or visit the sites of a special interest of yours, we can plan all the fine details for you!

England

England is a country rich in tradition, history and culture, as well as outstanding natural beautiful. From coastlines and lakes to mountains and moors, the rolling countryside of England offers a combination of beautiful landscapes and fascinating places to visit throughout the year.

We can offer a huge range of experiences. From the busy cosmopolitan cities of London and Manchester to the historic Royal Gardens of Hampton Court Palace and literary tours of Shakespeare’s country. Explore the unspoiled woodlands, ancient forests and quaint picture postcard villages and thatched Cotswold cottages whilst enjoying a traditional English afternoon tea. See how your favourite shows were brought to life by visiting the sets of Harry Potter, or Downton Abbey. Experience what growing up would've been like if your nanny was Mary Poppins or eat your way through London, sampling and snacking on all of the delicious food.

Some themes that we can start with when building your getaways include; an experience on the Belmond British Pullman for those seeking a luxurious trip reminiscent of the glamourous 1920's, touring through some of London's most glorious gardens, or a more family oriented getaway with activities and attractions to delight travellers of all ages.

One of our more popular trips is the Harry Potter family getaway. Try to get into platform 9 3/4 at King's Cross Station, and visit the home of the series - Warner Brothers Studios in Leavesden. Take a stroll through Hogwarts' Great Hall, and then head to Gloucester Cathedral, aka the corridors of Hogwarts. Learn to fly on a broom from one of the wizarding professors in the Windsor of the North in the exact same spot Harry Potter himself learnt. For the last few days, we'll be going to Scotland and checking out Edinburgh - JK Rowlings home, as well as the locations of Diagon Alley and He-who-must-not-be-named's grave! You'll visit Glencoe which is home to numerous shooting locations throughout the movies, most notably the outdoor scenes in front of Hagrid's Hut. You'll wind off the trip by visiting Loch Ness - see if you can see our own magical creature!


Scotland

A land of cashmere scarves and finely aged malts, Scotland is famed for its enduring traditions and truly breath-taking scenery, from imposing mountains to heather clad hills. It is also the birthplace of the finest whisky and home to the sport of golf.

Whether you decide to venture off the beaten track with a knowledgeable guide, or take to the wheel yourself, discover that Scotland is a paradise for lovers of nature and adventure. Our itineraries are specially designed to showcase the country at its finest. Chauffeur-driven journeys traverse the country; from the shimmering shores of Loch Lomond, to the romantic Isle of Skye and the cobbled streets of Edinburgh.

Experience a military tattoo, which has nothing to do with needles, and everything to do with entertainment. Originally a form of military music, it has evolved to more elaborate shows involving theatrics and musical performances. If you're more a sporty type, why not travel around sampling 6 prestigious golf courses, along with quite a lot of whiskey.

We can't think of a better way to spend the holidays than surrounded by family, and what is a better reason for everyone to get together than travelling? Enjoy a very festive time in Scotland over Christmas, and experience how Scotland does it with our Festive Scotland trip.


Ireland

The green landscapes and natural beauty of Ireland offer the best in mystical glens, shimmering lakes and ancient castles. Explore the contrasting cities of Dublin, Belfast, Cork & Galway and the rugged beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way and the spectacular Causeway Coast.

Impeccable and luxurious accommodation in ancient castles and state of the art spa hotels combined with exclusive visits ensure that you will depart having experienced true Irish hospitality, from high culture and fine Irish cuisine to little fishing villages and traditional fare in charming pubs.

If your interests are more food related, you won't go wrong here - Galway is home to an international Oyster and Seafood Festival, and we have the package to ensure you have a good time attending. If seafood is not your preference, there is a foodie themed tour that takes you all over Ireland, sampling treats in Dublin, Cork, Ballymoe, and Galway.

Enjoy a family bonding experience like no other - an Irish family adventure gives both parents and children the chance to experience the wonder and charms of the Emerald Isle. With a range of exclusive experiences available, we strive to offer something for everyone. Whether that be travelling back in time to discover the Ireland of the past or enjoying outdoor country pursuits in the epic natural beauty of the lush Irish countryside.

Contact us today so we can start planning your dream getaway to the United Kingdom! We have insider access and can secure lots of special amenities at many properties throughout the UK to enhance your vacation experience!

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