based on 10 nights inc. flights & selected experiences
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
per person based on two adults and two children travelling.
Ideal family itinerary with a range of experiences and activities
Private, exclusive guide in London and Edinburgh an bespoke itinerary designed around your interests
Stay at the world-famous Gleneagles hotel, host of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
A fantastic introduction to the United Kingdom exploring three different, popular destinations.
Explore England's quaint chocolate-box villages in the Cotswolds and visit the birthplace of Shakespeare
It is very difficult to predict the weather in the United Kingdom - in the summer from May to late September is generally seen as the most pleasant time to visit. Rainfall is difficult to predict - but England does not receive as much as many are led to believe! In the winters, temperatures do fall, but there is nothing better than finding a remote pub with a roaring fire to sit beside after a long walk in the country.
Combine a stay at Scotland's world-famous Gleneagles hotel with a stop to discover London's must-see landmarks and a chance to explore the English countryside in the Cotswolds for a family-friendly introduction to England and Scotland.
Arrive into Glasgow where your private driver will take you on the hour-long drive to the world-famous Gleneagles hotel. Offering a lot more than golf, you'll be impressed with the activities on offer from falconry to cycling and horse riding. During your 4-night stay your private guide can take you on a guided tour of Edinburgh or you can venture in the Highlands in search of wild deer amongst the stark landscape. We can arrange your activities and excursions according to your family's interests.
We've included a family falconry lesson, a fantastic way for you to bond together and a unique opportunity to get close to these magnificent birds. If you have ever considered yourself to be a wannabe Robin Hood, we have also included an archery lesson so you can let out your competitive sides and see who in the family has the best shot!
At the end of your stay, you'll be transferred to the train station to board the train to vibrant London. This journey allows you to see the changing landscape of Britain as you whisk your way past Roman towns, cathedrals and rolling fields.
On arrival, your private driver will whisk you and your family to your hotel in the heart of London.
Whilst in London, we can provide a private guide who will discuss your interests with you to devise a bespoke itinerary especially for you. Whether you want to see the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, catch a show in the West End, or even take visit to the Harry Potter studios followed by a stop at Hamley's Toy Shop, the choice is yours!
After an action-packed stay in London, a private driver will take you into the glorious Cotswolds countryside, stopping off to explore the royal home of Windsor Castle along the way if you like. Just a couple of hours from London, the Cotswolds is a countryside district filled with quaint english villages, winding roads and rolling hills. Your base in the Cotswolds is Calcot Manor, a 14-century manor farmhouse just three miles from Tetbury, which is both stylish and great for families. Three miles of cycle paths wind their way around the property and there are some great country walking trails to be discovered locally. Horse riding is also available as well as outdoor tennis courts. The hotel offers a range of activities for children from cookery classes to painting, tailored to the season. With specialist family rooms there is plenty of space for your whole family to relax and enjoy their stay.
From the Cotswolds there are a range of historic towns your private guide can take you to, such as Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare, with narrow streets and authentic tudor-style houses. The city of Oxford is also just over an hour away from your hotel, and is home of the world-famous Oxford University, where you will also find a collection of historic buildings in the medieval center, as well as winding rivers where you can enjoy a spot of punting. Also within easy reach of Calcot Manor is the Roman City of Bath, famous for it's brown bath-stone buildings and home to some of the world's best-preserved roman baths.
At the end of your trip your private guide will escort you back to London for your onward journey, you may also choose to make a small detour to the world heritage sight of Stonehenge.
The Cotswolds are rural England at its best, and a day spent exploring the ancient, honey-coloured limestone villages of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, set amongst rolling sheep-dotted hills, stone-walled fields and country inns is simply magical.
Head to the hills of the Cairngorms National Park in search of the only wild reindeer herd in the UK. Accompanied by your expert guide, you'll meet the ranger and the reindeer, before a picnic lunch and a lesson in bush craft skills.
Whether you are a novice or a crack shot, a morning or afternoon spent clay pigeon shooting is an exhilarating pursuit that can safely be enjoyed by anyone over the age of eight years old.
Guests of Gleneagles have the unique opportunity to learn the Sport of Kings at one of the world's most acclaimed falconry schools. Whether you are a complete beginner or would like to perfect your technique, you will find falconry utterly absorbing.
Enjoy a close encounter with Gleneagles’ adorable whiskered ferrets as you learn how to hold and handle your ferrets correctly as well as how to walk your ferret on a harness lead.
Leave the land of Muggles behind and discover the real-life sets of Hogwarts, hidden throughout beautiful Oxford. After exploring the city, enter the magic of the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio for a chance to see the props and sets from the films.
Experience the great city of London like a local with one of our top hand-picked Blue Badge Guides, as you explore the capital by bus, underground train, boat and on foot. You’ll beat the traffic and have a great insight into what makes London tick.
Discover the beauty of Edinburgh's Old Town with a private guided walking tour of the city. A fantastic family-friendly venture, you'll discover the winding cobbled streets of the Old Town before heading to the world-famous Edinburgh Castle.
For a chance to see two of Britain's oldest sites, take a day to visit Bath and Stonehenge. Your private guide will lead you around both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, explaining the history of each and showing you beautiful countryside along the way.
Warwick Castle is a medieval castle dating back to 1068 and originally built by William the Conqueror then developed over time, Warwick Castle now houses a collection of armoury to rival that on display at the Tower of London.
The oldest continually occupied castle in the world, Windsor Castle is used as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's main home to this day. As you explore the majestic castle your private guide will tell you all about its 900-year royal history.
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Perthshire, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
Near Tetbury, Gloucestershire
A country steeped in history & tradition
London, Bath & Cotswolds
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