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  • Explore London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and Galway with expert guides.
  • Visit castles, palaces, and Roman relics.
  • Walk along the awe inspiring Cliffs of Moher.
  • Overnight at a castle in the Shannon region of Ireland.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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Experience the highlights of England, Scotland, and Ireland on this tour of the British Isles.

Starting in London, see the world renowned city sights on a private guided day tour, then set out to the regal settings of Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace. the "greatest palace in Britain." Continue to Edinburgh in Scotland, where your dreams of castles, whisky, tartan, highlands, and Lochs can come true. Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan feel of the city, soaking in its history as you stroll along the city streets with your own private guide before heading out to Loch Lomand, Stirling Castle, and even have a wee dram of whisky at a distillery visit. Continue your journey in Ireland, where you'll experience the mythical beauty and heritage of the Emerald Isle. From the metropolis of Dublin to the more relaxed city of Galway, and the stunning coastal scenery of Connemara and the Cliffs of Moher, you will come to admire Ireland's true majesty. A perfect end to your trip is spending your final evening in the Isles at a luxurious castle in Ireland's Shannon region. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 London
    London
    • Airport Meet & Greet - Assistant (Off-Hours)
    • Private Transfer - Heathrow Airport (arrival) - Vehicle/Driver
    • England - London Welcome Package
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 London
    London
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Highlights (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 London
    London
    • Private Tour - Hampton Court Palace & Windsor Castle (9 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 London to Edinburgh
    London to Edinburgh
    • Private Transfer - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver
    • Train - London - Edinburgh [4.5 hrs] - First Class
    • Private Transfer - Train Station with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
    Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 5 Edinburgh
    Edinburgh
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Walking Tour with Edinburgh Castle (4 hrs) - Guide
    Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 6 Edinburgh
    Edinburgh
    • Private Tour - Castles, Lochs & Whisky (9 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Optional Evening Underground tour of Edinburgh
    Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 7 Edinburgh
    Edinburgh
    • Private Tour - Hadrian's Wall (10 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
  • Day 8 Edinburgh to Dublin
    Edinburgh to Dublin
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Flight (Not Included)
    • Private Transfer - Airport with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver/Assistant
    • Ireland - Welcome Package
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Walking Tour with Book of Kells & St. Patrick’s Cathedral (4 hrs) - Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Dublin
    Dublin
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Dublin Bay with Malahide Castle (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Dublin to Galway
    Dublin to Galway
    • Private Transfer - Dublin - Galway [3 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 11 Galway
    Galway
    • Private Tour - Connemara Discovery & Kylemore Abbey (8 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 12 Galway to Newmarket on Fergus
    Galway to Newmarket on Fergus
    • Private Transfer - Galway - Newmarket on Fergus [with the Burren Region & Cliffs of Moher (8 hrs)] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 13 Newmarket on Fergus
    Newmarket on Fergus
    • Private Transfer - Newmarket on Fergus - Shannon [Airport (15 min)] - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: London

For your added comfort, a Meet & Greet assistant will be waiting for you in the Arrivals Hall of the airport after you pass through customs. They'll direct you to your transfer, assist in the hotel check-in process, and take you through your travel documents.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Accommodation: The Bloomsbury

Named after its eclectic neighborhood, The Bloomsbury hotel and its architecture reflect the true nature and history of this area and a number of literary icons who used to create here. This property is an excellent choice for travelers seeking comfort and intimacy in a historical setting. The neighborhood itself is often referred to as London’s hidden gem, with its elegant garden squares, and streets lined with a selection of shops and boutiques. It is also settled in close proximity to Theatreland, Soho and Covent Garden. The hotel’s furnishings, artwork, lighting, and color palette create a feel more akin to a private home than a traditional hotel. A beautiful restaurant, claimed to be one of London’s most sought after alfresco dining hotspots, as well as a glamorous club bar make this property truly fit in with the atmosphere of its surroundings.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  London
London
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Bloomsbury Exterior
The Bloomsbury Exterior

Day 2: London

Departing with a private guide and driver, you’ll set out on a half-day tour to experience the highlights of London, with opportunities to see many of the iconic sights of this global metropolis. Discover the West End, home to some of the world’s most prolific theaters, where you’ll pass by the renowned Royal Albert Hall before traveling through the City of Westminster and the City of London, the oldest part of the capital, and home to the financial district. See Marble Arch, historically used for royal processions, as well as the serene Hyde Park, with its lively Speakers’ Corner. Stop at Buckingham Palace, home of the Queen and site of the daily ‘changing of the guards’, an icon of British pageantry. View Harrods in Knightsbridge, and renowned squares like Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square with Nelson’s Column. You’re welcome to discuss with your guide if there’s a sight of particular interest that you’d like to view during your tour.

Accommodation: The Bloomsbury
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Big Ben
Big Ben

Day 3: London

Meet your private guide and driver and embark on a full day tour to Hampton Court and Windsor Castle. You’ll first set your sights on the 16th century Hampton Court Palace, driving via the royal Richmond Park where if you’re lucky, you may catch glimpses of deer on the way. Arriving when Hampton Court Palace opens its doors, you’ll enjoy a visit of both the palace and gardens. Described as 'The Greatest Palace in Britain', Hampton Court has 500 years of history within its walls. Set in 60 acres of gardens, the palace was the center of Royal life from Henry VIII to George II. The palace houses some of the finest paintings from the Royal Collection, with art from the 16th, 17th and early 18th centuries on display. From there, head to Windsor via Runnymede and pass the site where the Magna Carta was signed in 1215. In the afternoon, you’ll arrive to Windsor Castle where you’ll be dazzled with a visit of what's amazingly both the oldest and the largest occupied castle in the entire world. The castle's dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history. It covers an area of 26 acres and contains, as well as a royal palace, a magnificent chapel and the homes and workplaces of a large number of people. The magnificent State Apartments are furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Canaletto, and Gainsborough. Afterward, take a panoramic drive around Windsor, passing Eton College before returning to London.

Important note:
Unlike your other admissions, admission tickets for Hampton Court specifically must be printed in advance, and are therefore provided upon arrival in your Welcome Package. Please ensure you bring them along with you on your tour today. 

Accommodation: The Bloomsbury
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Windsor Castle
Windsor Castle

Day 4: London - Edinburgh

Meet your driver for a private train station transfer in London.

Enjoy a direct train ride from London to Edinburgh. Travel time is approximately 4.5 hours.

For your added comfort, a Meet and Greet assistant will welcome you upon your arrival at the train station. The'll be waiting for you on the platform where your train arrives, holding a sign with your name on it. Your assistant will help to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver at the train station, and accompany you to your hotel for check-in.

Accommodation: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)

Blending perfectly into the historic surroundings of the Royal Mile, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is an iconic element of the city. The building dates back to the early 1900's and is part of the impressive North Bridge, which links Edinburgh’s Old and New town together, where you're just a stroll away from iconic attractions, luxurious boutiques, and an array of restaurants and pubs. Hilton Edinburgh Carlton features 211 modern guestrooms and suites, designed with convenience and comfort in mind, all outfitted with complimentary wifi internet access to keep you connected. Dining on-site includes a steakhouse and grill, along with a chic bar and lounge where you can unwind at the end of a day of discovery.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Edinburgh
Edinburgh
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Day 5: Edinburgh

Meet your private guide at your hotel and depart on foot for a half-day walking tour through Scotland’s hilly capital, Edinburgh, founded over 1,200 years ago. The New Town, co-listed with the Old Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, features the famous Princes Street with its ornate 200-foot-high Scott Monument, along with historic Georgian and neo-classical architecture. With a structure-free south side of the street, Princes offers panoramic views back across the scenic Old Town, considered one of the most beautiful skylines in Europe. Stroll the renowned Royal Mile in the UNESCO-listed Old Town, bookended by the 12th century Edinburgh Castle at one end, and the 16th century Holyrood Palace at the other, residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Spot the prominent St Giles’ Cathedral, a religious focal point for nearly 900 years. Pass the National Museum of Scotland, and learn of the city’s hidden subterranean passages running below street level. Visit the iconic Edinburgh Castle, perched on Castle Rock with an imposing stance upon the historic old town below. Stroll the courtyard and learn about the historic royal residence from the outside before leaving your guide while you visit the inside of the castle, where you can see the lavish interiors, and even the Crown Jewels. 

Accommodation: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle

Day 6: Edinburgh

Meet your private guide and transportation, setting out on a full day tour to celebrate the highlights of Scotland - castles, lochs and whisky! Admire the UNESCO-listed Forth Bridge over the Firth of Forth as you head north from Edinburgh, traveling through Stirlingshire where you'll be regaled with history and lore of the famous warrior William Wallace, dramatized in the film Braveheart. Arriving to the city of Stirling, you'll have an opportunity to see the towering Wallace Monument, overlooking the city below. Stroll the beautiful city streets, and enjoy a visit of the remarkable 12th century Stirling Castle, with an imposing view of its own, perched atop Castle Hill. A former Scottish royal residence, it has survived at least 8 different sieges over its period of use. Heading out along the Duke's Pass, you'll have spectacular views to the peaks of the Trossach Mountains, passing some of the country's most stunning lochs, coming to a midday pause at Loch Lomond where you can walk the shores of the largest body of fresh water in the UK. On your way back to Edinburgh, you'll make a stop at the renowned Glengoyne Distillery for a taste of the true spirit of the country - a Highland Malt Whisky.

This evening consider an underground tour of Edinburgh exploring the labyrinth of corridors and chambers beneath the Royal Mile which remain unchanged from two hundred years ago.  Please speak to your Sales Advisor if you would like to include this in your itinerary.

Accommodation: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Wallace Monument
Wallace Monument

Day 7: Edinburgh

Meet your private guide and vehicle, and set out on a full day excursion of beautiful scenery, traveling to the revered Roman relic known as Hadrian's Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, approximately 2.5 hours south of Edinburgh. This ancient stone-built defensive fortification extends for 73 miles across the north of England, from the North Sea to the Irish Sea, with a fort stationed every five miles along the wall. Built in 122 A.D. after a visit from Roman emperor Hadrian, the wall effectively marked the northern limit of the Roman Empire at the time. Walk along Hadrian's Wall Path, pushing through verdant green English countryside, as you admire the lasting craftsmanship of one of Europe's top Roman ruins.

Please note, the majority of this vast attraction can be freely explored, though some specific sites along the wall (if desired) do require admission fees to be paid on the spot.

Accommodation: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room)
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall

Day 8: Edinburgh - Dublin

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Flight is required, currently not included in the quote. 

For your added comfort, a private assistant will be waiting for outside of airport customs, holding a sign with your name on it. They will direct you to your awaiting private transfer, and accompany you to your hotel for check-in. They will also provide a brief overview of the city on the way to the hotel, assist with check-in, and go through the welcome pack with you.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Meet your private guide at your hotel and set out on foot for a half-day walking tour of Dublin, exploring the highlights of the lively Irish capital. Stroll through the landscaped grounds of St Stephen’s Green, a public park dating back to 1664, followed by a walk through Merrion Square, with its impressive red brick Georgian townhouses. Stroll past the historic Dublin Castle, former seat of the English, along with the Lords and Kings of Ireland, now used for all State ceremonial events. Pass by Christchurch, built by the Anglo-Norman’s in 1172 to replace an earlier Church built by the Vikings in 1038. No visit to Dublin would be complete without a visit to St Patrick’s Cathedral, a highlight of your tour. Built in 1192, it is one of Ireland’s largest cathedrals, made famous by its former dean Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels. Check out the old cobbled lanes and hip establishments of Temple Bar, Dublin’s cultural quarter, and visit Trinity College where you’ll be able to see the 8th century Book of Kells, perhaps the world’s most beautifully illustrated book and gaze upon the 200,000 books of the long room. Conclude your tour back at your hotel.

Accommodation: Brooks

The Brooks Hotel, situated only minutes from Grafton Street in the fashionable heart of downtown Dublin, provides a boutique hotel experience close to many of the city's major attractions. Within the hotel itself, the 96 guestrooms and suites are decorated in a range of styles and are spaciously appointed to give the perfect blend of comfort and function. A contemporary on-site restaurant offers organic and artisanal dishes, while the bar and lounge presents an opportunity to enjoy one of a hundred different whiskies from around the world, or sip on an exotic cocktail while enjoying an array of simple yet hearty dishes. With a prime location in Dublin's cultural quarter, guests of the Brooks Hotel are also only steps away from an array of exclusive and fashionable restaurants and bars just outside the doorstep. 

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Trinity College: 200,000 Books
Trinity College: 200,000 Books
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dublin
Dublin

Day 9: Dublin

With a private driver-guide, set out on a half-day discovery of the suburbs of Dublin. Head out across the northern part of the city, passing the famous Abbey Theater en route to the renowned Malahide Castle, one of the oldest castles in Ireland. Famously the home of the powerful Talbot family for nearly 800 years, make a visit and tour the impressive estate, soaking up history dating back as far as 1175. The Castle, which is set in magnificent gardens, has some of the finest Irish period furniture, and contains famous portraits from the National Art Gallery. Continue on to the seaside village of Malahide, prideful in its reputation as the gourmet capital of the East Coast, then trace the coastline to the fishing village of Howth on the peninsula of the same name, offering magnificent views of Dublin Bay from Howth Head perched at the end of the peninsula. Return to Dublin along the coast, via north city villages whose lore and legend are recounted by your guide. 

Accommodation: Brooks
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Malahide Castle
Malahide Castle

Day 10: Dublin - Galway

Meet your private driver-guide for a transfer from Dublin to Galway. Approximate travel time is 3 hours.

Accommodation: Park House

With a perfect location in the heart of Galway's city center, the Park House hotel offers premium accommodations and an ideal base from which to experience the culture, heritage, and natural beauty of the area. All 84 spacious guestrooms feature a classic and elegant style, with quality bedding and complimentary wifi internet access to help you stay connected. Since opening its doors in 1975, Park House has developed a reputation for delivering excellence in both hospitality and cuisine - a commitment to personalized service which you'll notice from the moment you walk in.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Galway
Galway
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Park House Hotel
Park House Hotel

Day 11: Galway

Explore Connemara on a full day tour with your private driver-guide, venturing out into what is one of Ireland's most wild and beautiful regions. Discover Connemara's alpine-like capital Clifden, where old stone church spires tower over the surrounding village, gateway to the majestic scenery of the Sky Road, touting unmatched rugged natural beauty and remarkable vistas out across Connemara. Head to Letterfrack where you'll enter into Connemara National Park, for a scenic walk into a portion of the park's 7,400 acres of rugged bog, mountains and grassland. Continue with a visit of the impressive Kylemore Abbey, a Benedictine monastery founded on the grounds of a 19th century castle by nuns who fled Belgium in WWI. Admire the stunning architecture and stroll the impressive walled Victorian gardens before returning to Galway.

Accommodation: Park House
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kylemore Abbey
Kylemore Abbey

Day 12: Galway - Newmarket on Fergus

With a private driver-guide, depart Galway and transfer to Newmarket on Fergus, discovering the Burren and Cliffs of Moher en route, a UNESCO Global Geopark in West Clare, ranked at the top of Ireland's most rugged and dramatic landscapes, with shifting and sculpted stone creating unforgettable scenery you won't want to miss. First, discover the quaint and picturesque seaport villages of Kinvarra and Ballyvaughan, the former of which will allow you to catch views of the 16th century Dunguaire Castle, one of the most photographed castles in all of Ireland. In Polnabrone, head out across a rocky, glacio-karst field worn away by ancient glaciers to view an impressive neolithic portal tomb, called the Poulnabrone Dolmen, a stone burial monument erected by some of the very first settlers to this remote, pitted landscape over 5,200 years ago. On arrival to visit the Cliffs of Moher, you'll head out along the pathways, walking to various viewing platforms for different lookout points out across what is easily one of Ireland's most iconic views - offering moments of contemplation and awe, as you gaze out across sheer, eroded cliffsides which drop dramatically down 700 feet to the North Atlantic below. Conclude your day on arrival to Newmarket on Fergus.

Accommodation: Dromoland Castle

Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, Dromoland Castle has got nobility and hospitality in its DNA. Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this re-imagined luxury castle hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surroundings. Seamlessly blending Old World elegance with contemporary luxuries, the Dromoland's tradition of delivering impeccable, unobtrusive service is never compromised. Guests can relax under the careful attention of the staff and enjoy an exquisite selection of fine gourmet dining and delicious wines, unwind slowly in the Castle's first class spa or indoor heated pool, and of course take comfort in one of Dromoland's lavish guestrooms or suites.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Newmarket on Fergus
Newmarket on Fergus

Day 13: Newmarket on Fergus

Meet your driver for a private transfer to the Shannon Airport. Approximate travel time is 15 minutes.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

The Bloomsbury : London

Named after its eclectic neighborhood, The Bloomsbury hotel and its architecture reflect the true nature and history of this area and a number of literary icons who used to create here. This property is an excellent choice for travelers seeking comfort and intimacy in a historical setting. The neighborhood itself is often referred to as London’s hidden gem, with its elegant garden squares, and streets lined with a selection of shops and boutiques. It is also settled in close proximity to Theatreland, Soho and Covent Garden. The hotel’s furnishings, artwork, lighting, and color palette create a feel more akin to a private home than a traditional hotel. A beautiful restaurant, claimed to be one of London’s most sought after alfresco dining hotspots, as well as a glamorous club bar make this property truly fit in with the atmosphere of its surroundings.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Bloomsbury Exterior
The Bloomsbury Exterior
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Bloomsbury Club Bar
The Bloomsbury Club Bar

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton (B) (Standard Room): Edinburgh

Blending perfectly into the historic surroundings of the Royal Mile, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is an iconic element of the city. The building dates back to the early 1900's and is part of the impressive North Bridge, which links Edinburgh’s Old and New town together, where you're just a stroll away from iconic attractions, luxurious boutiques, and an array of restaurants and pubs. Hilton Edinburgh Carlton features 211 modern guestrooms and suites, designed with convenience and comfort in mind, all outfitted with complimentary wifi internet access to keep you connected. Dining on-site includes a steakhouse and grill, along with a chic bar and lounge where you can unwind at the end of a day of discovery.

Brooks: Dublin

The Brooks Hotel, situated only minutes from Grafton Street in the fashionable heart of downtown Dublin, provides a boutique hotel experience close to many of the city's major attractions. Within the hotel itself, the 96 guestrooms and suites are decorated in a range of styles and are spaciously appointed to give the perfect blend of comfort and function. A contemporary on-site restaurant offers organic and artisanal dishes, while the bar and lounge presents an opportunity to enjoy one of a hundred different whiskies from around the world, or sip on an exotic cocktail while enjoying an array of simple yet hearty dishes. With a prime location in Dublin's cultural quarter, guests of the Brooks Hotel are also only steps away from an array of exclusive and fashionable restaurants and bars just outside the doorstep. 

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Brooks Hotel
The Brooks Hotel
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Jasmine Bar
Jasmine Bar

Park House : Galway

With a perfect location in the heart of Galway's city center, the Park House hotel offers premium accommodations and an ideal base from which to experience the culture, heritage, and natural beauty of the area. All 84 spacious guestrooms feature a classic and elegant style, with quality bedding and complimentary wifi internet access to help you stay connected. Since opening its doors in 1975, Park House has developed a reputation for delivering excellence in both hospitality and cuisine - a commitment to personalized service which you'll notice from the moment you walk in.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Park House Hotel
Park House Hotel

Dromoland Castle: Newmarket on Fergus

Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. The ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, whose lineage dates back 1,000 years to Brian Boru, one of the last High Kings of Ireland, Dromoland Castle has got nobility and hospitality in its DNA. Approached by a meandering drive that passes acres of magnificent lawns, this re-imagined luxury castle hotel overlooks its own Championship Golf Course and a glistening lake which commands the panoramic beauty of the surroundings. Seamlessly blending Old World elegance with contemporary luxuries, the Dromoland's tradition of delivering impeccable, unobtrusive service is never compromised. Guests can relax under the careful attention of the staff and enjoy an exquisite selection of fine gourmet dining and delicious wines, unwind slowly in the Castle's first class spa or indoor heated pool, and of course take comfort in one of Dromoland's lavish guestrooms or suites.

British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dromoland Castle
Dromoland Castle
British Isles Grand Tour Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Castle Grounds
Castle Grounds

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Sandra S — August 11, 2019 — Europe

    Fantastic tour that met all our special requests! Our anniversary celebration was perfect! Our grandchildren made so many memories from playing in the fields of the farm to sailing through the fjords and eating desserts at all the bakeries! A marvellous intergenerational experience!

  • Julie S — July 05, 2019 — Europe

    Thank you to Daniel for making our family’s trip to Greece so enjoyable and memorable. We asked him for an “Instagram” worthy trip, and he delivered! The hotels on the islands were stunning, and our private tour guides at each stop easily accommodated our individual wishes. Our trip was the perfect mix of relaxation and exploration.

  • Elizabeth B — July 20, 2019 — Europe

    I cannot tell you how impressed we were with your services. Everything from the drivers to the hotels to guides was five stars! We never had to wait in line and were treated like royalty. I highly recommend the private boat ride/tour to Capri. It was fabulous! We had never been to Italy and left feeling like we learned so much. We fell in love with the people and culture. We cannot wait to have Kensington book our next adventure.

  • Kimberly E — July 14, 2019 — Europe

    It was the first time we have used a company of this nature to manage our bookings. Most often I book my rooms, and tours, but after this experience, I would definetely use Kensington again for a trip of this type. Our Destination truly supported us and allowed us to make changes until the plan was just perfect for us. This truly showed when we were in country and everthing went off perfectly. I was worried to have other book items on my families behalf seeing as we were traveling with kids (age 8 and 10), but I feel our destination Expert did take that into account and it was perfect.

  • Lisa B — July 20, 2019 — Europe

    I cannot tell you how impressed we were with your services. Everything from the drivers to the hotels to guides was 5 stars! We never had to wait in line and were treated like royalty. I highly recommend the private boat ride/tour to Capri. It was fabulous! We had never been to Italy and left feeling like we learned so much. We fell in love with the people and culture. We cannot wait to have Kensington book our next adventure.

  • Kim E — July 14, 2019 — Europe

    This was the first time we have used a company of this nature to manage our bookings. Most often I book my own rooms, and tours, but after this experience I would definetely use Kensington again for a trip of this type. Our Destination truly supported us and allowed us to make changes until the plan was just perfect for us. This truly showed when we were in country and everthing went off perfectly. I was worried to have other book items on my families behalf seeing as we were traveling with kids (age 8 and 10) but I feel our destination Expert did take that into account and it was perfect.

  • Keith M — July 13, 2019 — Europe

    There is so much to say about this amazing family trip to northern Spain we just came home from, but in short, the trip was even more than we could have hoped for - From the planning to the tour guides, drivers and accommodations our needs were met and in most cases surpassed. There is no way the trip could have been as successful without the help of Maryanne from Kensington Tours and her team.

  • Sara L — June 29, 2019 — Europe

    Our Iceland trip was fantastic. From planning with Melissa (many times over until we had it right) to being greeted in Iceland and all of the wonderful tours we took, we had a fabulous time. Our guide, Sigga, was excellent. She guided us, told us tales of Iceland, was extremely accommodating with my elderly mom. We enjoyed being with her very much. Inke, our guide to the glacier, was also wonderful. We had a great time and felt Kensington did a fabulous job. Thanks!

  • Dawn K — July 18, 2019 — Europe

    The trip overall was amazing and all the activities and travel plans went so very smoothly. Our whole familiy really enjoyed every day of the trip. Patrick McCallion, the expert from your agency who helped us, was awesome! He not only set up everything perfectly for us but helped us with reservations for dinners at fine dining places and answered many questions we had in advance. We did leave our glasses in the van at one point in Barcelona and had to contact the local agent who quickly retrieved the glasses for us without any problem. We highly recommend this agency given the quality of the experience, the smoothness of the itinerary, and the flexibility to tailored the experience to our needs. Thank

  • Diana B — June 23, 2019 — Europe

    This was our 6th Kensington tour. We have gone as a couple on trips and taken our children sometimes to destinations all over the world. We have never been disappointed and have had the most personal and professional service. We would not even consider using anyone else. Thank you Alania for everything! Our most recent trip to Russia and Scandinavia was fabulous and perfectly planned!

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