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Your Guide to Touring the UK

Your guide to rail journeys, coach and small group tours to Britain & Ireland including the latest releases, insights, exclusive deals & travelling tips.
Open Your Heart to the Emerald Isle (and save $400 pp with Collette*)

04 March, 2020

Open Your Heart to the Emerald Isle (and save $400 pp with Collette*)

Open your heart to Ireland’s warm and welcoming culture, stately castles, verdant landscapes, and friendly locals. It’s time to discover Ireland’s spectrum of beauty and charm. Idyllic countryside, vibrant people, complex history, and hearty cuisine abound in Ireland. Collette has been making...

Be My Guest: Trafalgar’s Original Local Travel Experience

28 February, 2020

Be My Guest: Trafalgar’s Original Local Travel Experience

In a world where travel is more accessible than ever before, Trafalgar believe that delving deeper into the heart of a destination and creating true local connections, trump the traditional ‘bucket list’ items. It’s the unique local travel experiences like their Be My Guest that create lasting...

Take Your Family on a Tour of 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...

Solo Travels in Ireland with CIE Tours

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...

Irish Warmth on the Taste of Ireland

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...

Add The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to Your Scotland Bucket List

30 May, 2019

Add The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to Your Scotland Bucket List

Since its inaugural show in 1950, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has wowed audiences with a compilation of breathtaking performances that showcase military and Scottish tradition as well as international acts in an annual extravaganza. Bagpipes echo off the walls of Edinburgh Castle and...

Discover Ireland with Collette’s New Offer!

08 April, 2019

Discover Ireland with Collette’s New Offer!

Ireland’s lush scenery, friendly locals, stately castles, charming villages and lively pubs await you! This is your chance to save big during Collette’s Ireland Sale! From the 8th – 19th of April, you can save 10% on the land portion of your Ireland tour. This includes some of Collette’s Irish...

10 of the Best Attractions in Ireland

06 February, 2019

10 of the Best Attractions in Ireland

It is no surprise that Ireland has plenty of not-so-well-kept secrets, after all, kissing the legendary Blarney Stone is said to give you the ‘gift of the gab’. Those who visit Ireland leave with plenty to say about the imposing castles and meticulously kept grounds, the beautiful green hills...

Introducing New UK & Ireland Tours in 2019

06 February, 2019

Introducing New UK & Ireland Tours in 2019

Is the UK and Ireland on your travel list for 2019? Perhaps you’ve been before and want to revisit the rolling hills and charming towns, or maybe you’re looking to visit this part of the world for the very first time. Whether it is your first visit, or you’re drawn back time and time again,...

Back-Roads UK and Europe 2019 Earlybird Offer

13 August, 2018

Back-Roads UK and Europe 2019 Earlybird Offer

Back-Roads Europe and UK 2019 new season itineraries are now available. If you are planning to travel to Europe or the UK between 1st March and 30th November 2019, book your Back-Roads tour now to obtain 10% off selected 2019 tours. Pay in full by 21 December 2018.Back-Roads specialise in...

Insider Stories on Back-Roads Royal Tour of Britain

14 June, 2018

Insider Stories on Back-Roads Royal Tour of Britain

Back-Roads are rightfully excited about their 9 Day Royal Tour of Britain itinerary.When your itinerary has been tailor-made by your Tour Leader, who has also previously worked for the Queen and Royal Family as a guard in the Royal Protection, you know you are getting both insider and expert...