Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Self-drive island-hopping through the Northern Isles
From £825 to £940 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Scotland by railway vacation

Scotland by railway vacation

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £1,095 to £1,155 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to the end of October.
Scotland island hopping vacation, car free

Scotland island hopping vacation, car free

Explore three contrasting Scottish islands car-free
From £1,065 to £1,185 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made only from April to end September.
Devon self catering cottage in England

Devon self catering cottage in England

Cottage with lake view & wood burner on Devon nature reserve
From £205 to £590 per week (sleeps 4)
Accommodation
£100 off 21-28 Dec or 28 Dec - 4 Jan in this cosy cottage, now £490. Use code xmasott when booking online. Woodburner, pond and lake views, owners on hand. Mince pie welcome. 100% renewable energy, excellent recycling, train pick up possible.
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West Highland Line railway vacation in Scotland

West Highland Line railway vacation in Scotland

Take the "The World's Best Rail Journey" to the Isle of Skye
From £695 to £755 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to October
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

Cruise the Sounds of the Hebrides: Mull, Luing, Jura, Shuna
From £960 to £1,650 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 27 Apr, 25 Aug, 15 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Oct
2021: 20 Apr, 29 Jun, 20 Aug, 22 Sep, 23 Sep, 7 Oct, 8 Oct, 9 Oct
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Coasteering weekend in Wales

Coasteering weekend in Wales

Traverse and explore the spectacular Pembrokeshire Coast
From £235 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: Depart every weekend on a Friday
Book before November 29th 2019 and receive 10% off your holiday in 2020! Book before 31st January 2020 and receive 5% off your holiday in 2020!
St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

Cruise to St Kilda, Monachs, Outer Hebrides and Small Isles
From £2,750 to £2,805 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Jun
2021: 24 May, 3 Jun, 25 Jun, 7 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England

Devon eco lodge accommodation, England

Quirky eco lodges, 1 with Hot Tub, on a Devon nature reserve
From £205 to £810 per accommodation per week
Accommodation
Wildlife vacation in the Isle of Mull, Scotland

Wildlife vacation in the Isle of Mull, Scotland

Spot whales, otters and eagles on Isle of Mull, Scotland
From £645 to £695 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from late April to the end of September
Lake District hike on the Cumbria Way, England

Lake District hike on the Cumbria Way, England

Hiking holiday in England's Lake District
From £810 to £1,116 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Walking vacation in Kent, self guided walks

Walking vacation in Kent, self guided walks

Discover hidden Kent, its people and their history.
From £778 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade at a time to suit you and adapted to your requirements
Norway and Scottish Islands sailing vacation

Norway and Scottish Islands sailing vacation

Exploring the magnificent islands of Norway and Scotland
From £1,799 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Apr, 6 Sep
Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

Staffa, Iona, Tobermory & Ross of Mull. Art tutor available.
From £1,500 to £1,530 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 May, 2 Sep
2021: 25 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
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St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides cruise, Scotland

St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides cruise, Scotland

Scottish Cruise to St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides
From £4,480 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Aug
2021: 1 May, 12 Jun, 10 Jul
Causeway coast vacation, Northern Ireland

Causeway coast vacation, Northern Ireland

Experience the world famous Causeway Coast "Car-free"
From £625 to £745 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Electric bike cycling holiday in Devon

Electric bike cycling holiday in Devon

Explore Devon's Unesco Biosphere Reserve by electric bike
From £320 to £455 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Holiday is for two people for one week April-mid July and September-mid October.
Isle of Mull wildlife vacation in Scotland

Isle of Mull wildlife vacation in Scotland

Ultimate week of wildlife spotting on the Isle of Mull
From £945 to £995 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from late April to the end of September
Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland

Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland

A unique cruise to the Isle of Skye and the Inner Hebrides
From £2,260 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug
2021: 8 May, 15 May, 29 May, 5 Jun, 19 Jun, 26 Jun, 3 Jul, 17 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep
Carmarthenshire self catering cottage in Wales

Carmarthenshire self catering cottage in Wales

A delightful cosy cottage on secluded organic farm
From £450 to £650 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Accommodation
Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland

Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland

Staffa, Iona and Ross of Mull from our small cruise ships
From £990 to £2,000 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 26 Apr, 28 Apr, 16 May, 16 Jun, 24 Jun, 14 Jul, 15 Jul
2021: 25 Apr, 28 Apr, 13 May, 16 May, 17 Jun, 19 Jun, 16 Jul, 24 Jul
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Extraordinary wildlife above and below the waves
From £750 to £3,600 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 21 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 28 Apr, 6 May, 16 May, 23 May, 24 May, 4 Jun, 5 Jun, 18 Jun, 24 Jun, 4 Jul, 14 Jul, 15 Jul, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 13 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 25 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 6 Sep, 10 Sep, 15 Sep, 16 Sep, 18 Sep, 23 Sep, 25 Sep, 26 Sep, 30 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Oct, 9 Oct, 10 Oct, 13 Oct
2021: 18 Apr, 20 Apr, 25 Apr, 28 Apr, 3 May, 6 May, 13 May, 16 May, 21 May, 24 May, 2 Jun, 3 Jun, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 17 Jun ...
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland

Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland

Friendly West Highland bunkhouse on the Knoydart peninsula
From £18 per person per night
Accommodation
West Devon accommodation, B&B on organic farm, England

West Devon accommodation, B&B on organic farm, England

Farmstay in the heart of Devon
From £75 to £85 per double room per night
Accommodation
Holiday cottage in Snowdonia, Wales

Holiday cottage in Snowdonia, Wales

Cottage on Lake Padarn with wonderful views of Snowdonia
From £350 to £450 per cottage per week (sleeps 4-5)
Accommodation
Scotland guided rail tour, Skye & Glencoe

Scotland guided rail tour, Skye & Glencoe

Visit Scottish castles and beautiful gardens by train
From £1,875 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Jul, 14 Sep
Wye Valley hiking vacation in Wales

Wye Valley hiking vacation in Wales

Secluded charm, ancient woodland and the river Wye.
From £699 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 4 May, 26 Jun, 10 Jul, 11 Sep
Photography cruise in Scotland

Photography cruise in Scotland

Scottish Island cruises perfect for relaxing & photography.
From £1,500 to £1,785 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 26 Sep
2021: 12 Aug
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland

Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland

A magical cruise wandering through the Outer Hebrides
From £2,700 to £2,750 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Jul
2021: 5 Jun
green voucher: guests travelling by public transport (bus or train) will receive a £50 voucher per booking towards the cost of their cruise.
Scotland self guided walking vacation

Scotland self guided walking vacation

Self guided walking holiday in Scotland
From £413.5 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Trips available from April to October
Scotland by railway vacation
From
£1,095
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the Isle of skye. (more)Della Yaroshko
Worth every penny. (more)Mary O
All the train journeys were memorable but the favorite was the trip from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh - weather was beautiful and scenery stunning. (more)Elizabeth Adamson
Causeway coast vacation, Northern Ireland
From
£625
excluding flights
I really enjoyed taking a train from Belfast to Whitehead and then getting a taxi to visit the Gobbins Cliff Walk. It was a unique and beautiful experience. (more)Valerie Greer
It was all memorable as the scenery was dramatic, the accommodation was extremely goo & the people were very friendly. (more)Linda Harris
Norway and Scottish Islands sailing vacation
From
£1,799
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Leaving anchorage just before dawn. Tips? You will need to muck in. Local benefits? We bought local food en route. Sailed back to a home port so only one flight needed. Overall rating? As a first time experience living on a sailing boat, I thought it was amazing. The operator really deliver on their strap line - Sail, Train , Explore. (more)Peter Cooper
Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland
From
£990
excluding flights
Puffin Day on Lunga was definitely the highlight of our trip. But just being on the boat and sharing an amazing trip with five strangers made the trip memorable. (more)Barbara Goldman
If you enjoy wonderful scenery, wildlife and some walking, this trip is an amazing experience. (more)Greta DAVIS
Watching 14 dolphins following the boat was a highlight. The scenery was fabulous. (more)Linda Young
Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland
From
£2,260
excluding flights
Lovely vacation in spite of the weather. Food was fantastic and crew did everything they could to find enjoyable areas to explore when winds made our planned destinations unreachable. (more)Sharon Nevile
The crew, company and trip were excellent. All of the vacation was memorable. (more)Margaret Kinkead
The beautiful Scottish scenery - it was everything that I hoped for (when the sun came out!) (more)Rosie Litchfield
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£750
excluding flights
The most exciting part of this vacation was helping to winch in the anchor! (more)Virginia McCrae
The two trips were lovely, food very good on both. (more)Kim Freeman
Having a seal follow us whilst out zodiac went ashore was memorable. Watching an otter fishing was also good. So was the whisky tasting. (more)Jill Brasch
Electric bike cycling holiday in Devon
From
£320
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was the beauty and peace of the environment, the meadow we looked out on, and the challenging cycling up and down steep Devon Hills. (more)Hilary Mayne
Excellent...The owner is a keen recycler himself and in enabling his visitors to do the same (more)Mary Hughes
Isle of Mull wildlife vacation in Scotland
From
£945
excluding flights
A memorable experience....The wildlife in general (eagles, otters and more!), but in particular the boat trip to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles. Being able to get so close to puffins, razorbills and shags on Lunga was an incredible experience. (more)Michael Hall
We saw lots of wildlife but I think my most memorable moment was being surrounded by nesting puffins on Lunga Island. We had a wonderful time. Scotland is a marvellous country that I can’t recommend highly enough. (more)Patricia Smith
We all loved the sheer breathtaking beauty of the island. The tour was fantastic; Jaquie was a brilliant, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Our tour was amazing because the dolphins and porpoises decided to put on a dazzling show! (more)Helen Arbon
Scotland island hopping vacation, car free
From
£1,065
excluding flights
The Isle of Skye was stunningly beautiful, and we enjoyed all of the animals we met along the way. (more)Sarah Makowski
The highlight of the vacation was visiting Iona and Skye, not using car just trains and ferries and buses. (more)Gillian Yates
The most memorable part of the vacation was probably our first day on Iona - sun was shining and our room had superb views. (more)Paul Tobin
Carmarthenshire self catering cottage in Wales
From
£450
per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
We had a great time - relaxing, some beautiful experiences (beaches, hills, islands and all the above animals). We were in bed every night by 9.30pm - tired but blissfully comfortable after a day spent exploring. (more)Jayne Obeng
Perfect!....The best thing about the vacation was having no internet connection & very little mobile coverage. It made it a total break away & allowed us to appreciate everything about the location of cottage & the amazing surrounding area. It was a complete break away which is what a vacation should be. (more)Kirstin Robertson
Devon self catering cottage in England
From
£205
per week (sleeps 4)
It's a wonderful place to relax and get away from it all. Lots of things for kids to do and a lovely "home away from home" setting. (more)Catherine Weston
Very good. given the time of year and consequent weather, we had a relaxing time, and will look forward to having the chance to go again later in the spring/summer (more)Mary Morris
Truly relaxing, very peaceful - we haven't slept so well in a very long time - great to slow down and soak up the beautiful countryside. Ian made us feel very welcome and the homemade cake was delicious. (more)Sue Cross-Bourton
Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland
From
£18
per person per night
Memorable parts? climbing LadhAR BHEINN Tips? COME PREPARED FOR ANY KIND OF WEATHER Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? A wonderful experience (more)May Diver
Self guided walking vacation in Wales
From
£525
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The landscapes. The walking. The people met along the way. Tips? I discovered that given my level of fitness and my desire to wander en-route, and stop and explore, my ideal walking distance per day is no more than 10 miles. Local benefits? Absolutely. Overall rating? It was very well organized. Went very smoothly from start to finish. The accommodations were lovely. A few places could do with room upgrade but the people were warm welcome and willingness... (more)Dominique Bousquet
Scotland self guided walking vacation
From
£413.5
excluding flights
Memorable parts? On a personal level; learning what types of hiking and travel are ideal for my partner and me. Otherwise; spending time in Boat of Garten, a small town in Scotland. During our relatively short stay, we felt a sense of community and acceptance for us and the other tourist coming to the town. Tips? Stay longer. Local benefits? I do feel the local people benefited from our stay. Rebecca and Andy used local resources for food and was able to suggest local sights... (more)Patricia Gabris
Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£1,280
excluding flights
This vacation forces one to totally relax. Bring great books and let the ocean, islands and surroundings fill your day. (more)KATHLEEN MICK
We loved Scotland and the operator. The crew was great and went out of their way to make sure we were happy, well feed and comfortable. (more)David Baker
It was a delight. I was hoping for something unique and it was! (more)Sue Ellen Christensen
Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland
From
£2,100
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Niall and Charlotte took great care of us. We learned a lot and had great opportunities to photograph wild life and extraordinary scenery, and the food was exceptional too. Tips? Be prepared for slogging around some wet and muddy but beautiful scenery. Local benefits? Very environmentally conscious hosts and very respectful of local people and property. Overall rating? First class. (more)Barry Singer
Skye and the Small Isles cruises, Scotland
From
£2,420
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Visiting islands that I would never have been able to see without this wee ship and landing tender. And the food :) Tips? Pack light and go with an open mind on who your fellow travelers are, where you might get to visit and be prepared to get wet occasionally! Local benefits? Yes, local sights where visited and fees paid, shops benefitted and recommendations will doubtless be made. I hope to incorporate some of these places in to a road-trip next year for... (more)Marian Thomas
Outer Hebrides and Shiant Isles cruise, Scotland
From
£2,700
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The variety and beauty of the Inner Hebrides islands and lochs. The light. The water. Tips? Each day is lovely. The walks are great Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Terrific vacation. We rate the staff particularly highly. Peter and his great captaincy: adjusting the trip to get the best out of each day. Leo for his cheery support of us all and his great competency. And Andrea for excellent food: better than most restaurants (more)Peter Croft
Hebrides short break cruise, Scotland
From
£1,045
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The fantastic food, the gorgeous views and the lovely people I ended up on the cruise with (we were only 8 but what a great group). Tips? BOOK IT! Local benefits? I felt that visiting the islands in a small boat with a tender rather than a giant cruise ship was of definite benefit in that the impact on the islands was far less than it would have been. I also like that the boats are recycled fishing vehicles. All the crew worked hard to show us local wildlife.... (more)Deborah Climie
Photography cruise in Scotland
From
£1,500
excluding flights
Having a photography tutor was a bonus, and we had the opportunity to learn new things gradually over several days and with ever changing landscape as subject. (more)Kim Herring
The most memorable part of the trip was seeing a pack of dolphins swimming, jumping and fishing around the boat for a long time... (more)Mark Krashniak
West Highland Line railway vacation in Scotland
From
£695
excluding flights
5***** (more)Jane Millar
Traveling on the Far North Line provided beautiful scenery and the train was comfortable and very clean. (more)Kathy Agerter
The most exciting part of the vacation was jacobite steam train from Fort William to Mallaig. (more)Anne Maughan
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura
From
£960
excluding flights
The most exciting part of the vacation was sitting on deck in an enchanted cove. (more)Siobhan Flanagan
The most memorable part of the vacation was spending time with my fellow travelers and the crew. (more)Angela Conway
The entire 6 days brilliant. Every aspect whether scenery, wild life, sailing or food was special (more)James Florance
Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland
From
£895
excluding flights
The vacation exceeded my expectations, it was truly fulfilling ! (more)Jackie Wynia
Seeing and learning about an off-the-grid settlement in operation, learning needle felting techniques that were new to me and participating in fiber dyeing with natural dyes were the most memorable parts of the vacation. (more)Deborah Martell
The week was packed full of activities without being in any way rushed. Very much enjoyed the opportunity to get away from the big city and savour country life... Excellent. Kudos to Rosie for this extraordinary vacation. (more)Kathy Imrie
Pembrokeshire activity weekend in Wales
From
£235
excluding flights
The whole trip was great, for me as a professional working long hours in the city I loved how easy it was to book and then get away for some fresh air and exercise without having to worry about it. (more)Alicia Crisp
Great!...Clambering on steep rock ledges during coasteering and exploring caves sea kayaking (more)Kavitha Ravikumar
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