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By Rita
On: 13th September, 2017

Scotland from the Sea

  • The Scottish Islands

To quote Princess Anne 'sailing on a sunny day in Scotland is the nearest thing to heaven anyone will ever get on this earth…' and I couldn't say it better myself. Scotland has some of the best scenery and wildlife in the world and I was lucky enough to experience it all… by sea.

Telephone Box in the Snow

By Annie
On: 24th August, 2017

Christmas is Coming

  • The Scottish Highlands
  • The South of England
  • London
  • Cork

Without trying to come over all Game Of Thrones; Winter is Coming... But luckily for you your dedicated UK & Irish experts have rounded up the best of the best for holidays over Christmas. Whether you are looking for an exclusive-use property to celebrate with your loved ones, a hotel…

By Annie
On: 9th August, 2017

Walking Tours

  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • The Lake District
  • Dublin
  • Northern Ireland

Enjoying a half day with an accredited guide is the perfect way to begin your holiday, wherever you are visiting. Wander through the local area and get your bearings as you explore quaint corners and undiscovered gems - learn how to 'live like a local' with fascinating tales and histories…

By Annie
On: 20th July, 2017

Last Minute Merchant

  • London
  • Edinburgh
  • The Cliffs of Moher & County Clare
  • England

Whoever said 'failure to prepare is preparation for failure' clearly never experienced the thrill of being spontaneous. While it's all very commendable to plan things months and years in advance, sometimes it's just wonderfully liberating to make a snap decision. Never more so than with…

By Annie
On: 12th May, 2017

Fantastic Films

  • The West Country
  • The Scottish Highlands
  • Northern Ireland
  • The North of England

Guy Ritchie's new film, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has its anticipated release this week and whether it's a huge success or a box office flop, one thing is for sure, the rugged Scottish and English scenery where it was filmed will certainly get pulses racing. From the Isle of Skye in…

By Annie
On: 29th March, 2017

Explore the Emerald Isle

  • Ireland

We think it is the people, their innate charm and their hospitality that sets Ireland apart as a destination to visit. Especially as the Emerald Isle has so much to offer for all ages and interests. Discover the literary tradition dating back thousands of years, try your hand at sports such…

By Annie
On: 22nd February, 2017

Literary Legends

  • London
  • The Cotswolds
  • Northern Ireland

The UK is alive with literary history, from Bronte to Beatrix Potter; England has produced an abundance of authors, books and characters loved across the world. This hugely important part of our heritage was often shaped by our beautiful, mystical and rugged landscapes that inspired many…

By Annie
On: 16th January, 2017

What's Hot in 2017

  • London
  • The Heart of England
  • The Cliffs of Moher & County Clare

The Original Travel UK team are really looking forward to the year ahead, especially due to all the exciting openings and new excursions happening in 2017. After spending much of last year on research trips across England, Scotland & Ireland we have compiled a list of our favourite new…

By Annie
On: 4th May, 2016

Family Friendly Travel

  • London

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…

By Annie
On: 9th March, 2016

Action & Adventure

  • The West Country
  • The Lake District

Visit the UK & Ireland, with Original Travel UK, for exciting adventures and active experiences to suit all ages! Don't be fooled; the UK is not just about tea, crumpets and croquet on the lawn - let us show you our top picks for action-packed activities with a difference!