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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Tailor-Made Experiences Throughout the UK and Ireland

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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.

Traditional Irish cottage, Adare

Ireland

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

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

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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New Year's Eve in the UK and Ireland

It's an evening of celebration all around the world, reminiscing on the year just gone while toasting to the brand new year ahead. Whether you're looking to start 2019 with a bang or would rather a more relaxed and intimate affair, here at Original Travel UK we can organise a…

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Christmas in the UK and Ireland

From the delicious seasonal food and drink that you've been waiting for since January to Michael Bublé playing on repeat and twinkling lights brightening the dark, snowy nights, Christmas really is a magical time of year. And here at Original Travel UK, we have the inside track on all of the…

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Top Five Things To Do in Dublin

Whether visiting the iconic sights of Trinity College and Dublin Castle, or enjoying a pint (or three) at one of the many pubs dotted around the city, there is plenty to do in the bustling city of Dublin. Modern developments sit alongside Georgian architecture and cobbled streets, creating a…

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Thanksgiving in the UK and Ireland

Spending time abroad over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend doesn't mean you have to compromise a traditional American celebration. Hop across the pond and add a unique British or Irish twist to this year's proceedings for a truly memorable Thanksgiving. Here at Original Travel UK we have the…

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Four of the Best Ways to Discover London

There is a lot to soak up in London and at times it may seem overwhelming; even the savviest of Londoners won't have discovered half of the city's hidden gems. But on a recent trip, myself and the rest of the OTUK team certainly gave it our best shot. Our instructions were simply to meet at…

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Spook-tacular Halloween Experiences

With Halloween fast approaching, our innovative and supernatural team at Original Travel UK are here to treat (not trick) you with the ultimate spook-tacular experiences throughout the UK and Ireland. As your local experts, we cater to all ghosts, group sizes, ages, private clients, special…

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Edinburgh for Second Timers

It takes just over four hours on a fast train from London to arrive in the heart of Edinburgh, making the city perfect for a weekend break. The historic alleyways and traditional architecture amidst the contemporary buzz of culture-seekers and fascinating locals are a wonderful combination.…

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Royal Wedding: Romantic Experiences

We don't know about you but all of these Royal weddings are starting to make us at Original Travel UK feel rather romantic. With the upcoming wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on the 12th of October at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, we're catching a second round of Royal…

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A Wonderful Weekend Away for Families

Finding the perfect balance of culture and fun that will keep both children and parents entertained for an entire weekend can be a challenge, but that is where OTUK come in. We have years of experience of putting together family-friendly itineraries across the UK which aim to do just that.…

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Our Five Favourite Afternoon Teas

We've just come to the end of Afternoon Tea Week here in the UK, so we thought it was only right to share our favourite places around the UK to enjoy this famous British tradition. As big foodies here at OTUK, we are in full support of enjoying an entire meal between lunch and dinner,…

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A Sneak Peek into Our Countryside Fam

This autumn, Original Travel UK is excited to host an agent familiarisation trip around the idyllic English countryside including The Cotswolds, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and the fascinating cities of Bath and Oxford. While touring with some of our local expert guides, we're excited to…

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Our Five Favourite Green Spaces in London

Although the current heatwave has turned many of our favourite green spaces in London rather yellowy-brown in colour, it no doubt won't be long until the rain once again falls and returns them to their usual deep green. Meanwhile, they still provide the perfect escape from the bustle and…

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Happy Halloween! Here's a taste of a few of the fang-tastic experiences we can arrange for your clients over the Halloween weekend…

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Exciting news - we are hiring a new UK & Ireland Sales Consultant to join our expanding team!

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For any American clients who need a little slice of home whilst visiting the UK, why not visit the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford? Known for its collection of Raphael drawings, Chinese paintings and Anglo-Saxon treasures, the museum is hosting a fabulous exhibition on America's Cool Modernism this summer - including many iconic pieces on loan from MOMA and the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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You can't beat London's street-food scene! Our favourite is Maltby Street Market, a great contrast to nearby Borough Market.

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