UK & Ireland Tours

Immerse yourself in centuries of culture and history, iconic landmarks and picturesque towns, cities and countryside on a tour through the British Isles, including Scotland, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Wales. From castles, cathedrals, highland steam trains, wild Irish coastlines, pretty villages and timeless legends and traditions, there is a lot to delight in on a tour of the UK and Ireland.   

Top Selling UK & Ireland Tours

20 Days London to London
Operated By: Trafalgar
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$4,819
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$1,075
24 Days London to London
Operated By: Cosmos
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$4,761
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$316
8 Days London to London
Operated By: Trafalgar
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$2,417
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$401
9 Days Dublin to Dublin
Operated By: Cosmos
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$1,506
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$125
7 Days Dublin to Dublin
Operated By: CIE Tours
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$1,398
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$211
16 Days London to London
Operated By: Trafalgar
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$4,388
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$755
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Must do experiences and highlights on a tour of the UK and Ireland

The Ring Of Kerry
The Ring Of Kerry
Find iron age forts, monasteries and castles, beautiful beaches and lakes, and mountain passes in Ireland’s bounty of natural beauty that is the Ring of Kerry.
Ride the Jacobite Steam Train
Ride the Jacobite Steam Train
There is no finer train lovers’ journey than the Jacobite steam train through the Western Highlands of Scotland from Mallaig to Fort William.
Visit the Lake District
Visit the Lake District
This picturesque region in Northern England inspired artists and writers with its quaint villages and 16 lakes, of which Lake Windermere is most famous.
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Feel goosebumps as you watch the marching bands against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy the unique sounds of bagpipes and the thundering drums of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo performing on its home ground in August.
High Tea in London
High Tea in London
Tea brewed in the finest china pot with matching cups and saucers, served with a tiered platter of finger sandwiches, scones with jam and clotted cream and cake on a linen tablecloth. An iconic London experience.

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Guided Travel Styles

Take a memorable rail journey through England's rolling hills and past the vast moors and mysterious lochs of the Scottish Highlands.
Become enchanted with the castles and country roads of the UK and Ireland with a small group of no more than 24 fellow travellers.
Travel through the British Isles taking in a patchwork of quaint towns, old pubs, rolling hills, and iconic cities with your newfound friends.

Britain & Ireland Brochures

259 tours throughout England, Scotland, Ireland & Wales from 40 Operator brochures

Recent Reviews

What our clients are saying about their journeys through the British Isles


“Great trip around Southern Ireland”
Sharon - Australia Aug 2019
Great trip, Tour Director Katie was excellent. Global Journeys and Tracey bent over backwards to assist us in organising our trip. Thanks to all.

“Grand Tour of Britain and Ireland”
Jeff & Elizabeth - IL, United States Jul 2019
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Cosmos. Our tour guide (Andrew) and coach driver (Steve) worked extremely well together. The sights we saw were nothing short of fantastic, but Andrew added so much more with his commentary and stories along the way! We did all but one optional excursion, and they were all excellent. These optional excursions added so much more to our trip! Probably the only complaint we had was not being able to spend enough time in some of the larger cities, but I guess ...read more

“Loved this tour of England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales”
Elisa - VIC, Australia Jul 2019
Absolutely loved this tour. Our Tour Director Dan, was amazing. The added extras he included along the way from a ditty to local food just added to the already amazing trip. Dan's knowledge of the country/area we were visiting was extremely informative.

“A Great Way to see the Historic sites, Cities and Beautiful Countryside of UK and Ireland”
Ashley and David - S.A., Australia Jul 2019
Be prepared for a whirlwind tour in comfort. The Cosmos coach was roomy with good legroom. Every day seats were allocated in rotation, so everybody had a chance to sit up front, middle and rear of the coach. About every 2 hours or less the coach stopped for a comfort and coffee stop, often in a place of interest or scenic beauty. The pace was fast with early morning starts the norm. There were only a couple of 2 night stops and they were appreciated after packing and unpacking everyday. The group ...read more

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Your guide to travelling through Britain & Ireland

31 May, 2019
Take Your Family on a Tour of Ireland

If a tour of Ireland is on your list, then why not gather up the whole family and set off on an adventure to the land of leprechauns and wild coasts. The alluring countryside of Ireland is a dream family holiday destination, full of myths and lore, a rich history, scenic wonders, and warm..

31 May, 2019
Solo Travels in Ireland with CIE Tours

Dreaming of travelling through Ireland, but don’t want to go it alone? Solo travel can be challenging, particularly when you’d much prefer to be the passenger taking in the spectacular scenery of the Emerald Isle than be the researcher, planner, navigator, and driver all at once. Welcoming..

31 May, 2019
Irish Warmth on the Taste of Ireland

Tara and Sheila both had their individual connections to Ireland. Tara had grown up a competing in Irish dancing contests and later studied Irish history and literature. Throughout her childhood, Sheila had spent her August holidays in Ireland every year to celebrate her grandmother’s birthday..