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Castles and Cobblestones: A Luxury UK Adventure

Ker & Downey’s Luxury England and Scotland Adventure showcases the very best of the United Kingdom over two weeks. From London and the lush English Lake District to the Scottish Highlands and far-flung islands of Scotland, experience luxury UK adventure travel with Ker & Downey.

Itinerary At-A-Glance:

  • Day 1 - 3: London
  • Day 4 - 6: Lake District
  • Day 7 - 8: Pitlochry
  • Day 9 - 10: Isle of Skye
  • Day 11: Glencoe
  • Day 12 - 14: Edinburgh

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Arriving in London, here’s where your luxury England adventure begins. Settle into your stylish hotel in the charming village of Marylebone. Then spend three days immersed in the hustle and bustle of buzzy London life, with a wide range of activities tailored to your preferences. Fill your days with exclusive access to museums, performances in the West End, and all of the historic and cultural wonders that make London one of the world’s greatest cities.

On your fourth morning, continue your UK luxury travels via the train from London Euston to Windermere in the Lake District. With The Forest Side as your home base, let your luxury England adventure take hold in northwest England for three nights. Indeed, your private outdoor guide introduces you to the region on a traditional steam boat. They will also usher you to the best spots for hiking around some of the tallest peaks in England. Finally, walk in the shadow of children’s author Beatrix Potter and other literary names of note when exploring Lake Windermere and the adventure paradise of Grizedale Forest Park.

Next, transfer north to Scotland to continue your luxury England and Scotland adventure. Stay in a Victorian-style castle while you explore the rugged Scottish Highlands. While here, hike through the wonders of Perthshire near Pitlochry. Additionally, reward your day of activity with a private whisky tasting at a local distillery.

Your luxury Scotland adventure then heads to the Scottish Islands by way of the Glenfinnan Aqueduct train. As such, Kinloch Lodge on the Isle of Skye positions you for even more outdoor adventures. Hike around the Black Cuillin mountains and Loch Coruisk. Spy on marine wildlife on Loch Scavaig. Finally, sample the single-malt at the Talisker whisky distillery. 

From Isle of Skye, stop in Glen Nevis, home to some of the most scenic hiking in the British Isles. Indeed, your private guide will show you the path to the gorgeous Steall Falls on an afternoon adventure. After dinner, a local storyteller joins you to tell tales of the clan wars, outlaws, and tumultuous past of the region.

Finally, conclude your luxury England and Scotland adventure with two nights in Edinburgh. Take tea on the Royal Yacht Britannia, walk the cobblestone alleys of Old Town, and taste whisky paired with dinner at a members-only club on your last night in Scotland.

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