UK and Ireland
Discover thousands of years of history and explore iconic landmarks seen in TV, films and books. Spend the night in magnificent castles, and marvel at the charm and elegance of Britain and Ireland – from cosmopolitan London to quaint Adare.
A fairytale revisited, craggy peaks, majestic moors, lush fields and pretty fishing villages decorate England’s verdant land. This mythical landscape is complimented by the decadent architecture and artistic treasures that make up its capital city and stately homes. Expect discovery and intrigue at every corner.
When to go: England offers mild temperatures all year round. For the warmest temperatures head there between May and September. October is great for pretty autumnal colours, and for a fantastic festive atmosphere journey there November–December.
Small but mighty, The Emerald Isle is rich in culture, wild landscapes and hearty foodie delights. From enjoying a pot of Irish stew, to exploring Ireland’s lush land and regal castles, you’ll be met with charm and intrigue aplenty.
When to go: Ireland offers mild, temperate weather throughout the year, meaning there is never a bad time to visit the Emerald Isle. Just make sure you pack a small umbrella as you can expect the odd shower in this lush location.
A land of legend and heroes, delve into Scotland’s bloody but fascinating history as you make your way through its lush green landscapes and spectacular mountain scenery. Walk in the steps of protagonists such as William Wallace and Rob Roy MacGregor and marvel at its mysterious lochs and colorful festivals.
When to go: For the mildest weather head to Scotland between June and September. Though the winter months in Edinburgh are beautiful in the lead up to the festive period – just make sure you pack a cosy coat.
Once the world’s major coal port, today Cardiff has transformed into a cosmopolitan centre, brimming with bars, restaurants, and stylish spots to stay and shop.
When to go: May-September for the best temperatures to feel the vibrancy of this flourishing country.