Ireland is stunning and maybe the locals are right when they claim it's the most beautiful place in the world. Opinions differ over what you must see, but you can't go wrong with these tours, taking in the wild unruliness of the Atlantic coastline, the savage beauty of Connemara, the verdant loveliness of Ireland's finest gardens and the cosmopolitan vigour of Dublin and Cork. History, culture, unspoilt towns and rugged landscapes, all wrapped up in a warm, welcoming céad míle fáilte.
England's coastline is one of the longest in Europe and on these tours you'll have the chance to explore a good part of it, savouring numerous seaside delights along the way. Inland, there are the towering peaks and deep, still waters of the Lake District; quintessentially English villages of the Cotswolds and Yorkshire's vast, intriguing Dales. A short hop across the border takes us into Wales, with mountains and beaches, castles and culture at every turn in the road.
What's your fancy? Backing a winner at the Cheltenham Festival? Urging the Irish team on to victory against Scotland at Murrayfield? Or the mind-boggling exhilaration of the Formula One British Grand Prix. Perhaps you prefer the refined elegance of the RHS Flower Shows at Chatsworth and Chelsea? The gentle click of needles at the Knitting & Stitching Show in Harrogate? Or a truly memorable (and tasty) family experience at Warwick Castle and Cadbury World?
Watch golden eagles soar over the mountains and lochs of the northern Highlands. Spot otters hunting herring along the shorelines of the Outer Hebrides. Tramp along the deep, wild peatlands of the Cairngorms. And savour the true flavour of Scotland with a rich, complex dram of single-malt whisky. Scotland is packed with treasures - from vast, empty landscapes dotted with ancient castles alive with history, awe-inspiring wildlife, to vibrant towns and cities, alive with culture and warm, welcomin
There's an almost unimaginable wealth of jaw-dropping attractions to see, do, try, taste and experience in Europe. These tours give you the best possible opportunity to visit some of them. You'll soak up the scenic beauty, relive the epic history and savour the exquisite artistry and culinary diversity in many of the countries that make up modern-day Europe. So book your space, pack your case and prepare to be awestruck!