Experience the UK & Ireland

Whether you're looking for cultural discoveries, a fun family escape, have a specific interest in food, art, architecture or the great outdoors, or are looking to plan a honeymoon or trip of a lifetime, the UK & Ireland has so much to offer. As specialists in luxury tailor-made tours to the region, we can help you discover whatever it is you are looking for on your holiday to the UK & Ireland. To make it easier to plan your next great escape, we have put together a range of special interest trips. Everything we do at Ampersand is tailor-made, but let these itineraries inspire you, whether you are interested in scaling Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles, touring the Scottish Highlands by train, not leaving your room on your honeymoon, or spending Christmas as a family at one of favourite country-house hotels.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

Ampersand Favourites

To familiarise you with the Ampersand style, we have cherry-picked our favourite properties and itineraries, which have our utmost stamp of approval.

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Active Holidays

Whether you want to go trekking, sailing and horse riding in the Lake District or mountain-biking, fly-fishing and mountain biking in the Scottish...

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In the run up to your wedding, planning your honeymoon can seem like just another thing on your endless to-do list. However, as...

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Family Holidays

As lives become busier and time more precious, family holidays have never been more popular. Experts in the field, we know that a...

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At Ampersand we believe that a train journey can be one of the best ways to see a country. Our range of train...

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Multi-Country Trips

Although relatively small on a world-wide scale, The UK and Ireland are comprised of several different countries – all in easy reach to...

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Spa &Wellness

Although we specialise in cultural tours of the UK and Ireland, we understand better than anyone that holidays are about relaxing and recharging...

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