Discover Secret Places & Hidden Gems

Get off-the-beaten-track in the quietest corners of our magnificent country. Our intrepid team can help you find gloriously undiscovered locations – think secret beaches and tranquil islands – while experiencing an authentic taste of local life. Avoiding the most popular destinations also reduces your footprint and supports the local communities who need it most.

The holiday suggestions on our website are examples of the amazing trips we can offer, which are created uniquely for you by our award-winning specialists. Think of the itineraries below as inspiration for your specialised tailor-made escape. These can be customised to suit your preferences and individual requirements.

Our packages include hand-picked accommodation, a personalised information pack, and 24-hour support from our dedicated team. Discover the highlights of the UK at your own pace.

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Discover Ayrshire & Arran

From £1010pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 7 Nights
  • Experience the tranquillity of island life on the spectacular Isle of Arran
  • Explore the enchanting region of Ayrshire, which inspired Scotland’s Bard, Robert Burns
  • Discover Culzean Castle, an 18th-century masterpiece designed by architect Robert Adam

Pembrokeshire & South Wales

From £1280pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 9 Nights
  • Cardiff Castle, Castel Coch and Cardiff Bay
  • The beautiful coastline of the Pembrokeshire National Park
  • The dramatic green landscapes of the Brecon Beacons National Park

Historic Borders of Scotland & England

From £975pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 7 Nights
  • Discover medieval castles and abbeys in the Scottish Borders
  • The wild and tranquil scenery of Northumberland National Park
  • Dramatic castles and golden beaches on the sparkling Northumberland coast

East of England: Cambridge, Norfolk & Suffolk

From £1280pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 9 Nights
  • Discover the delightful city of Cambridge with its beautiful 13th-century university
  • Visit unspoilt beaches and nature reserves on the Norfolk coast
  • Travel back in time at awe-inspiring historic sites such as Sutton Hoo and Framlingham Castle

Hadrian’s Wall & Northumberland

From £850pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 6 Nights
  • Unearth ancient Roman history along the Hadrian’s Wall
  • Dramatic castles and golden beaches on the exquisite Northumberland coast
  • Wild and unspoilt scenery in the Northumberland National Park

Speyside Malt Whisky Trail

From £620pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 4 Nights
  • Tour the famous Malt Whisky Trail including Glenfiddich and Macallan distilleries
  • Dewars World of Whisky & Edradour Distillery in Pitlochry
  • Explore mountains and lochs in one of Scotland's most picturesque regions

Stay in Scottish Castle Hotels

From £1840pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 7 Nights
  • Enjoy spectacular views over Loch Fyne from your west coast castle hotel
  • Stay in a magnificent Highland castle with romantic turrets and ancient battlements
  • Explore the delightful town of Pitlochry from your luxury castle hotel in the heart of Highland Perthshire

Scottish Seafood Trail

From £1010pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 7 Nights
  • Spectacular coastal scenery and wonderful locally caught seafood
  • The Cowal Peninsula, a mouth-watering introduction to the West Highlands
  • Oban - the ‘Seafood Capital of Scotland’ and ‘Gateway to the Isles’

North East 250

From £1105pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 8 Nights
  • Incredible mountain landscape and Britain’s highest road in the Cairngorms National Park
  • Brooding Dunnottar Castle and the splendid Balmoral Castle Estate
  • The Malt Whisky Trail including Glenfiddich, Balvenie and Glenlivet Distilleries

Coll & Tiree: A Hebridean Escape

From £1095pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 6 Nights
  • Enjoy the tranquility of Hebridean life in one of the sunniest places in the British Isles
  • Sandy beaches and crystal clear waters - a mecca for surfers and windsurfers from around the world
  • Spot a vast array of marine wildlife and seabirds in one of the last great wildernesses in Europe