Indulge in a love affair across fascinating cliffs and rolling verdant hills, elegant castles and winding medieval lanes during your personalized romantic tour of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Charming villages set the scene for an enchanting exploration. Sophisticated cities unravel the layers of their past among honey-colored stone, soaring towers, and hints of powerful monarchs. Fanciful stories capture your passion in the works of Shakespeare. Guinness highlights the essential flavors and...
London – Arrive in the Romance of London’s Charming Neighborhoods
London is a city known for its cosmopolitan culture, rich history, and fast pace. However, the capital of England also has a familiar charm wrapped up in the preserved streets, re-emergence of quality restaurants, and simple hideaways perfect for romancing couples. You will arrive at London Heathrow Airport, where your private transfer greets you after customs. You have a chance to settle into the comforts of your luxury accommodations in the heart of the city before venturing onto the cobbled lanes for an immersive introductory tour of London’s most charming neighborhoods. Primrose Hill is one of London’s more affluent neighborhoods, which overtook a formerly unfettered woodland in the 19th century.
English monarchs used the grounds for hunting parties until the wealthy residents of the city who preferred more space and marvelous views of the city’s skyline made the neighborhood a fantastic place to settle down. Famous residents of the neighborhood include Sylvia Plath, Kate Moss, Dylan Thomas, and Jude Law. You can take a quiet stroll between Camden Town and Primrose Hill, which leads you over the quaint rippling waters of the Grand Union Canal erected in the late 18th century. Boats wade in the water or cruise down the serene waterway as they pass beneath the branches of dangling trees and alongside lavish structures. Upon reaching Primrose Hill, you have a stunning panorama of London’s Financial District, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the soaring Shard building standing 1,017 feet tall.
London – Discover the Charms and Immersive History of London
London – Relish Exploring the Beauty of London’s Museums and Parks
Cotswolds – Enjoy Daylesford Farmshop and Bourton-On-The-Water
Cotswolds – Stratford-upon-Avon, Chippin Campden, and Lavender Fields
Edinburgh – Fly from Birmingham to Edinburgh for a Medieval City Tour
Edinburgh – Spend a Full Day Exploring Fabulous Scottish Castles
Dublin – Fly to Dublin for a Romantic Walking Tour Guinness Visit
Dublin – Embrace the Irish Scenery at the Cliffs of Moher and Newgrange
Dublin – Depart for Home
- Embrace the majestic ambiance and romantic spirit of the Cotswolds in England, a collection of charming villages and lush rolling hills
- Indulge in the quaint panoramas overlooking London from the slopes of Primrose Hill, an affluent neighborhood home to famous actors and authors
- Stroll hand-in-hand through the grandeur of Scottish palaces inside the remarkable halls and prestigious art of Stirling Castle
- Witness the magic of nature and the vast views overlooking Ireland’s west coast on the romantic plateau atop the towering Cliffs of Moher
- Learn the art and importance of communication when touring the British Museum after you find the ultimate translator’s tool in the Rosetta Stone
- Enjoy the fascinating medieval atmosphere of Edinburgh, which encompasses cosmopolitan charm blended with a history of gallant knights
- Discover the marvels of Newgrange, an ancient temple with a history older than England’s Stonehenge and Egypt’s Great Pyramids
- Relish the romantic words, passionate rhythms, and amorous tales of Shakespeare when visiting Stratford-upon-Avon
Let romance lead the way during a fascinating 10-day tour of England, Scotland, and Ireland filled with a superb collection of quaint villages and fascinating castles. Old-World charm meets the luxuries of world-class accommodations to blend the cosmopolitan chic of London with quiet seclusion of Cotswold villages, the medieval views of Edinburgh and Georgian allure of Dublin. Whether on a honeymoon or a romantic getaway for two, the beauty of your tour of England, Scotland, and Ireland will represent the splendor of true romantics.
Your journey will begin in London, where you settle quickly into the comforts of your hotel. Your time in the English capital features the fast-pace of city life amid the village-like charms spread across the different neighborhoods. Enjoy lavish vistas, serene teashops, and sensational history found in Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and the home of Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre. Stroll through the lavish galleries of the British Museum in search of artifacts that showcase various cultures’ pasts, including the Rosetta Stone. Then, quietly wander the trails of Hyde Park, London’s largest park.
The villages collectively known as the Cotswolds welcome you as they harbor the quintessential charisma of the British countryside with thatched-roof cottages and serene rivers. Visit a farm known for spearheading the sustainable, organic movement in the region and wander a hedge-maze in the cozy ambiance of Bourton-on-the-Water. Celebrate the inspiring words of Shakespeare when you visit his birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon and enjoy the soothing aroma of lavender emanating from lavish, vast fields.
The city of Edinburgh will be your home in Scotland. Embrace the stunning medieval streets of the historical center that lead to the stunning complex of Edinburgh Castle. Antique stores connect the castle gates to the luxurious entryway to Holyrood Palace. On the outskirts of the city, you will have an immersive tour of the sublime countryside of Scotland. Visit a curated selection of elaborate aristocratic castles including Sterling and Rosslyn castle before returning to the sensational ambiance of Edinburgh.
Dublin, Ireland hosts your final leg of the romantic journey that leads you from the United Kingdom to the Emerald Isle. Spend time in Dublin learning the ancient history and fascinating culture on display at Trinity College. Learn about the mischievous Irish author, Oscar Wilde, and sip a true pint of Guinness after a factory tour. On the outskirts of Dublin, you will cross the shimmering hills and fields to visit the fascinating Cliffs of Moher and captivating ancient temple at Newgrange.
For more insight and inspiration, please visit our England, Ireland, and Scotland page for more England, Ireland, and Scotland itineraries and tours.
$4,545 per person (excluding international flights)
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