UK Glamis Castle Angus Scotland
UK -Buckingham Palace St James's Park

Take time to visit Buckingham Palace, one of the world’s most famous royal palaces. Well located between Green Park and St James’s Park, your visit can easily be combined with a wander through London’s royal parks. 

UK - The Ritz

Take tea at the Ritz, one of London’s most famous hotels.

UK - The Balmoral

Stay at one of Edinburgh’s finest luxury hotels located on Prince’s Street. Now over 100 years old, The Balmoral is an Edinburgh institution. 

UK - The Bath House Spa, The Royal Crescent Hotel

Relax in the beautifully atmospheric spa at the Royal Crescent hotel in Bath, lit with glowing candles by night and streaming sunshine by day.

UK - Stratford upon Avon Cottage

Swot up on Shakespeare in this picturesque market town, birth-place and home to the world’s most famous playwright. 

UK - Scottish Borders

The UK & Ireland is the perfect place to visit for the festive season. With snowy landscapes, cosy boutique hotels and fantastic Christmas shopping in London, we couldn’t recommend it highly enough.

UK - Royal Crescent  Daffodills

One of the country’s finest examples of Georgian architecture, Bath’s Royal Crescent is an impressive site, from which ever way you approach it. 

UK - Roman Baths

Visit one of the world’s first spa resorts; Bath was much frequented by the Romans who adored the city’s naturally warm waters. 

UK - Pulteney Bridge, Bath

Explore Georgian Bath, one of the UK & Ireland’s most beautiful cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UK - Leeds Castle, Kent

Explore one of the UK’s finest castles. Leeds Castle dates from Norman times and has been frequented throughout history by William the Conqueror, medieval queens, Henry VIII and American heiresses. 

UK - King's College Cambridge

Located in between Cambridge’s River Cam and the heart of this beautiful city, King’s College, in its late Gothic style, is one of the university’s most beautiful historic colleges. 

UK - Hampton Court

Recreate history at Hampton Court Palace. Dating from 1494, Hampton Court was home to many INFAMOUS monarchs including Queen Mary I, Charles I and, most famously, Henry VIII.

UK - Gilpin Lodge, Lake District

Stay in the heart of the Lake District at Gilpin Hotel & Lake House.

UK - Giant's Causeway, Ireland

World famous and a central part of Irish folklore, the Giant’s Causeway can be found on County Antrim on Ireland’s wild North East coast. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the impressive geological formation is over 50 millions years old and is made up of over 40,000 basalt columns.

UK - Generic Countryside

England is home to some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK & Ireland. Quintessentially English scenes of rolling green hills, wooded copses, fields of flowers can be found all over the country.

UK - Fort William Ben Nevis

From your base in Fort William climb Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the British Isles.

UK - Edinburgh Castle

Towering over the ancient city of Edinburgh on the site of a now extinct volvano, Edinburgh Castle dates back to the 9th century. Offering panoramic views over the city, the castle is a must-see for any first time visitor to Edinburgh.

UK - Dublin Ha'penny Bridge

Cross the Ha’penny Bridge, learn about the lives of Oscar Wilde and James Joyce and visit the world headquarters of Guinness; what ever you are in to, Dublin will have something to offer. 

UK - Cotswolds, Tewkesbury

Familiarise yourself with some of Britain’s most picture postcard villages in the Cotswolds with its winding country lanes, quaint Cotswold stone buildings and fantastic country-house hotels. 

UK - Coworth Park (1)

Experience a country house hotel at its best at CoworthPark in Berkshire, under an hours drive from London. Its award-winning spa, top restaurants and endless country pursuits will have you never wanting to leave.

UK - Coworth Park

Located just outside Ascot, Berkshire, and set within 240 acres of private parkland, Coworth Park is an established country retreat with an array of outdoor activities, but situated just 45 minutes from central London.

UK - Buckingham Palace Guards

If you are looking for some traditionally British pomp and ceremony, watch Changing the Guard as it happens, almost every day, at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.

UK - Brighton Pavillion

Built as a seaside home for the Prince Regent in 1787, Brighton Pavilion is an exotic combination of Eastern and Western architecture located on Britain’s south coast.

UK - Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

Visit Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and currently home to the 11th Duke & Duchess of Marlborough.  Located in the small scenic village of Woodstock, just outside Oxford, Blenheim Palace is a World Heritage Site.


Client Testimonials

We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Ampersand provided a bespoke and flexible holiday, tailored to my every whim. Their highly professional staff had only one goal which was to arrange an exceptional holiday and some unforgettable experiences in India. I have no hesitation in fully recommending them and they will be the first company I approach in the future - 10/10
- Anonymous, India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had. Everything – from the individual care and attention in planning the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round!
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India

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