The United Kingdom and Ireland are fascinating to discover. They are unique nations rich in tradition and diverse in culture. Rolling countryside with patchwork fields, circled by stunning coastline, plenty of vibrant cities, and masses of heritage and royal connections.
The two nations have 5000 years of multi-layered history. Tick off the iconic landmarks then go exploring for hidden gems. You can hire a canal boat and meander through the waterways, rent a car and drive down stone lanes to quaint fishing villages, or have a pint in a local pub by the fireside. Cycling, caving and abseiling, and wildlife spotting form some of the adventure in the two nations. You can also follow a heritage walking trail around Coastal Wales, a country path through the Cotswolds, or explore secret coves around Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.
Anything from flowers, music, sailing, tennis, or the weird and wacky like cheese rolling, fireball whirling or pancake races, there is always a festival. The fascinating islands have something for everyone. There is basically huge fun and exploration for every adventurer here. UK-Ireland is a travel region you cannot afford to miss. There are many exploration ideas, and you can tailor them anyhow you want them.
This holiday of two halves takes you down into the south west corner of England and across to an idyllic archipelago. Meander the coasts and black roads of England’s Riviera on an epic road trip, and then experience the best of the Isles of Scilly car-free.
This route has the UK’s most dramatic and varied scenery. It includes expansive golden beaches, soaring fossil cliffs, jewel-like harbor towns and intimidating moorland.Find hidden beaches and discover age-old legends as you follow the winding coastline through north Devon and Cornwall towards Land’s End. Then fly over to the sun-kissed Isles of Scilly. When you’re back on the mainland it’s time for the final leg of the drive – Cornwall’s wonderful south coast. Eclectic stays are included throughout, from secluded farmhouses to lofty retreats overlooking the sea, and even within the walls of a historic fortress. There is plenty to adventure and explore on this route.