Life is in the detail

Life is in the detail

One of the most beautiful views of London, has to be from the Tate Modern, located on the South bank of the Thames.

Rita Hackforth-Jones. London

Life is in the detail

The Burren is a completely unique landscape; found near the Cliffs of Moher. The land is made up of limestone chunks called 'clints' with vertical fissures in the called 'grikes' and is home to native flora not found anywhere else in the world.

Susie Little. The Cliffs of Moher & County Clare

Life is in the detail

This instantly recognisable fortress dominates Scotland’s capital and gives stunning views of the city and the countryside.

Annie O'Donoghue. Edinburgh

Life is in the detail

Head out of town for a beautiful bluebell walk, a sure sign of spring. One of our favourite walks is in Winkworth Arboretum in the South Downs.

Caroline Charnock. The South of England

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Our Top Experiences in the UK and Ireland

A view of Parliament and Big Ben, England

England

From cosmopolitan London to the quaint Cotswolds and the rolling hills of the Lake District, England has character, charm and beautiful scenery in spades.

Panoramic views from Dugald Stewart Monument, Edinburgh

Scotland

From the buzzing capital, Edinburgh to the soaring mountains of the Highlands, Scotland offers the full package of vacation experiences to the discerning traveller.

A picture of a traditional Adare, Irish cottage

Ireland

The Emerald Isle has fascinated visitors for centuries with its gaelic history, beguiling landscapes and notorious nightlife.

A clifftop view of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher & County Clare

People often visit County Clare namely for the amazing views from the Cliffs of Moher, however the native landscape of The Burren and the city of Limerick are well worth enjoying during your stay.

A view of a Dartmoor sunset

The West Country

For the outward-bound type, look no further than the West Country - watersports and hiking are in the mix here along with a great art and music scene for culture vultures.

A wild stag in the Scottish highlands

The Scottish Highlands

Head to the Highlands for a trip filled with adventure, history, heritage and of course a whisky or two...

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Hats at the Ready!

The hottest date in the British calendar takes place tomorrow, with glamorous American actress Meghan Markle marrying HRH Prince Harry. The bets are on over what she will wear, who will walk her down the aisle and whether Elton John is really playing at the reception. Whether you are in…

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Family Friendly Travel

As a very family-friendly team we understand the pressure of keeping small people entertained and engaged whilst maintaining the integrity of the experience for the whole family! As the summer months approach we wanted to share a few of our favourite child-friendly activities in London and…

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A Whisky Tour of Scotland

When designing a trip around Scotland with the main focus being whisky, it's worth remembering that the first question we ask is - what is your taste? The flavour of a whisky is influenced by the local water source in each area, so we of course want to put together distillery tours which…

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Spring Fun for Families

Our inspiration for Easter & beyond. Read our top ten places to visit across the UK & Ireland this spring, with your family.

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The Luck of the Irish

Here at Original Travel UK we really believe Ireland is a destination all about the locals. Their hospitality and humour, not to mention their 'gift of the gab' is second to none and is a key reason why we see visitors returning again and again to this small island.

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Spring Breaks

With Christmas firmly committed to a distant memory, our New Year's resolutions severely broken and winter drawing to a close - we are looking forward to the start of spring. Springtime in the British Isles brings the beautiful sight of blooming English gardens, baby lambs frolicking in…

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Eight Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in London

London is without a doubt one of the most romantic cities on earth - what ever gets your pulse racing and heart pumping you are sure to find it in our capital, whether its good food, beautiful views, historical buildings or beautiful parklands. Read on for our eight most romantic things to…

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What To Book Now

As the famed saying goes 'the early bird catches the worm' and whilst we are normally huge fans of a spot of spontaneous travelling, when it comes to some of our favourite experiences across the UK, it is true that said early bird really does get the best access, seats and hospitality…

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Romantic Great Britain

Whether your idea of romance is hiking to a beautiful vista, curling up in front of a fire or exploring the stories behind a historic castle, the UK is not short of romantic spots to spend with your loved one. Here are a selection of our favourite romantic spots across the British Isles:

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Why Choose Original Travel UK

We can assist with luxury vehicle transfers, local guides who are experts in their field and stylish accommodation across the British Isles. Most importantly of all, our little black book of contacts means we can open doors our competitors don't even know exist. For exclusive and behind the…

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An Irish City Break

Late in 2017 I spent a couple of days visiting Belfast and Dublin to continue our knowledge and expertise of these wonderful cities. Located only an hour a part, they make for the perfect city break combo filled with culture, craic and a pint or two of the blackstuff.

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Riveted by the Royals?

With series two of the The Crown arriving on our screens and the recently announced Royal engagement, we have serious monarchy madness here at Original Travel UK. Whilst we can't guarantee an invitation to the wedding of the year, there are many opportunities to explore the Palaces and the…

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Who is excited about the Royal Wedding tomorrow? Read our latest blog on our favourite royal experiences in London & Windsor in celebration of the happy couples big day!

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A play with a difference! If you are visiting London this summer we would highly recommend attending one of the plays at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre!

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Happy Mother's Day to all our lovely American mums! Need some inspiration about relaxing breaks with the kids? Look no further. https://www.originaltravel.com/trade/blog/family-friendly-travel

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A fourth series of Outlander will be premiered in November it has been announced AND it has also been confirmed that two more series will begin filming later this year! https://www.originaltravel.com/trade/itineraries/outlander-scotland

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It's The Old Vic's 200th Birthday this Saturday and they are celebrating in true thespian style with a street party and an open house. Sure to be a wonderful event for anyone visiting London over the weekend! The building cost just £12,000 to make back in 1818 and was previously titled The Royal Coburg & The Royal Victoria Theatre among other names.

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We are very pleased that Kew Gardens' glasshouse is reopening tomorrow after a five year refurb! A perfect way to while away the bank holiday weekend.

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Today marks the beginning of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival the largest whisky event in Scotland with over 500 whisky-inspired events during the festival. Our Scottish expert Susie wishes she was there enjoying a glass or two of the golden liquor... but seeing as she is stuck in the office she has written this informative blog on the matter instead.

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I think we might need to offer this little girl a job! This tiny anglophile has sent us a very in-depth list of what she would like to see and do on her up & coming trip to London! 😍

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One of our travel experts Annie visited the #FashionedfromNature exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum this weekend and would highly recommend it for any visitors in the city this summer.

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Our latest Irish itinerary is making us extremely hungry... https://www.originaltravel.com/trade/itineraries/family-foodie-ireland

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Our fab garden's expert Caroline speaks to Rebecca about her favourite English hidden gems.

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