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Look out over the gothic Houses of Parliament and iconic 'Big Ben' from Westminster Bridge, the perfect viewing point.

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The UK & Ireland is home to miles and miles of picturesque countryside just waiting to be explored. The small size of the region means that you are never far away from the nearest area of natural beauty.

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Escape the hustle and bustle of central London and head to Greenwich, a World Heritage Site, with its lovely village like feel. With the Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and Sir Christopher Wren's Old Royal Naval College to visit, Greenwich can definitely be considered a worthwhile destination in its own right.

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Take a ride on the London Eye at sunset and admire the city's iconic skyline from above.

UK - Brown's Hotel

The oldest hotel in London, Brown’s is a wonderful slice of history in London’s exclusive borough of Mayfair. Take Afternoon Tea in the English Tea Room, sip cocktails in the Donovan Bar and visit Mayfair’s beautiful boutiques and art galleries, which are all just minutes away.

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 - Bulgari Pool

Not many London hotels can boast a swimming pool, let alone one of these size and grandeur. When the weather isn’t quite up to scratch, we can’t imagine there being a better place in the capital to spend an afternoon. 

UK - Claridge's Lobby

One of London’s finest hotels, this art deco splendour is loved by both royalty and rock stars. 

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While away a weekend in the New Forest with its roaming ponies, luxurious country house hotels and beautiful wooded landscapes.

UK Inverlochy Castle

Nestled within the foothills of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles, Inverlochy Castle is a scenic country retreat in the heart of the Scottish Highlands which is home to a Michelin-starred restaurant and wide range of traditional country pursuits. 

UK Glamis Castle Angus Scotland

For those interested in royalty, Glamis Castle was the childhood home of the Queen Mother. Considered one of the country’s most impressive castles, the castle has been home to the same family for over 600 years.

UK Corinthia Suite Terrace

The Musician's Penthouse Suite at Corinthia. Spread over two floors linked by a staircase and private lift, this stunningly decorated suite is one of London's finest. As for its magnificent terrace, with gas fire and both city and riverscape views... well, this photo speaks for itself!

UK Corinthia Hotel London Nightime Terrace

We might be biased, but no city comes alive at night quite like London, and few terraces beat this one - the Corinthia's Penthouse Suite. Bridges flicker into life, the Thames glows with reflections from all sides, Canary Wharf never sleeps and signature sites, such as the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, the Shard and St Paul’s Cathedral are sensationally lit all night long.

UK - Boundary Rooftop

One of London’s most popular spots as soon as the sun comes out, Boundary Rooftop in Shoreditch, open for lunch, dinner, drinks and general relaxation, is one of the trendiest hangouts in town. 

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 - Aldourie Castle

Stay in a castle and bring your childhood fantasies to life at one of Scotland’s finest exclusive use properties. Perched on the banks of Loch Ness, Aldourie Castle has been lovingly and skilfully resorted to resemble its Victorian hey-dey. 

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 Witchery Restaurant

An Edinburgh institution, nowhere in Edinburgh offers a more romantic dining experience. If you can’t quite face leaving after dinner, The Witchery has sumptuous suites to stay in too. 

UK - The Sir Percy Blakeney Master suite, Royal Crescent

Feel like a king or queen, or at least a lord or lady, at the Georgian style Royal Crescent Hotel in Bath. 

UK - The Ritz

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

UK - The Lobby Lounge Corinthia Hotel London

Stay at one of London’s most luxurious hotels, Corinthia, formerly the site of the Ministry of Defence under Winston Churchill. Wonderfully located between Trafalgar Square, theatre-land and Westminster, guests can explore all the city has to offer by foot. 

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 - 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 - 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 - Standing Stones of Callinish

One of the UK & Ireland’s most ancient sites, the striking standing stones of Callinish, thought to be a calendar system based on the moon, date from around 2900 BC. You’ll find them on the Isle of Lewis which is part of the Outer Hebrides. 

UK - St Pancras

Marvel at this recently renovated Victorian-era railway hotel. If you’re heading on to Paris to London, there is nowhere better to stay as St Pancras Station is home to the Eurostar.

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 - Saville Row

Get fitted for your perfect tailor-made suit at one of Savile Row’s world-famous tailors.

UK - Royal Scotsman train

The Royal Scotsman takes you from Waverley Station in Edinburgh into the heart of Scotland on several luxurious journeys. Visit the country’s finest castles, whisky distilleries and most dramatic landscapes as your travel in style.

UK - Royal Crescent Lady Sophina

Sail down the Kennet and Avon waterway on a 1920s Thames River Launch at Bath's Royal Crescent hotel.

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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 - Radio - Rooftop Bar

With its dramatic cityscape views, the rooftop Radio Bar at ME by Melia hotel is one of the best bars in London from which to spot some of London’s world-famous buildings.

UK - Pulteney Bridge, Bath

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

UK - Prince's Lodge

One of the smartest hotels in town, The Connaught in Mayfair is the perfect pied-a-terre while in London. 

UK - Oxford Spires

Walk through centuries of history as you explore one of the UK & Ireland’s most beautiful cities. Grand university colleges, quaint cobbled streets, historic spires, aristocratic piles and Michlin-starred restaurants are just some of the delights on offer.

UK - Old Parsonage Oxford

Head to the Old Parsonage in Oxford, a quaint boutique hotel housed in a historical 17th century manor house.

UK - National Gallery Interior

London has an awe-inspiring amount of world-class art on display in an incredible amount of galleries, whether you are interested in the great masters, Pre-Raphaelites, YBAs, contemporary street art, prehistoric sculpture or cutting-edge performance art. 

UK - Millenium Dome

Formally the ill-fated Millennium Dome, and one of London’s signature buildings, the O2 Arena has brought the dome back to life as the setting for endless concerts and cultural performances. For the best views, take a ride on the Emirates Skyline.

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Try one of our tailor-made helicopter tours of London for the best views of this beautiful city.

UK - Loch Laich

Take a tour of Scotland’s many lochs; from the scenic Loch Laich to the infamous Loch Ness.

UK - Limewood, New Forest

Immerse yourself in nature from the comfort of Lime Wood, on of the UK's most exclusive boutique hotels.

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 - Le Manoir, Oxford

If you fancy yourself as a foodie, then no visit to Oxford would be complete without experiencing the gourmet gastronomy of Michelin-starred celebrity chef, Raymond Blanc. Housed in a picturesque 15th century Chiltern manor, with exquisite gardens, Le Manoir can be visited all year round.

UK - Lake District

The Lake District, with its dramatic hills, expansive lakes and idyllic villages, is an unrivalled area of natural beauty that is perfect for walking, trekking, hiking, sailing and riding to your heart’s content. 

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 - Fort William Ben Nevis

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

UK - Fairmont Simpson in the Strand

No longer confined to builders, bankers and English gentleman, nothing beats starting the day with a traditional English breakfast; bacon, eggs, beans, sausages and all the trimmings. 

UK - Eileen Donan Castle

No trip to the Scottish Highlands is complete without a visit to one of the country’s most striking, and most celebrated, castles, Eileen Donan. 

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.

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One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a jewel of Georgian architecture. Visit the medieval EdinburghCastle, shopping-haven Princes Street, Holyrood Palace and Royal Botanical Gardens before anything else. 

UK - Dublin Library

Take a look at the Book of Kells in Dublin's Trinity College library. Dating from the 8th century, this ornate depiction of the New Testament is one of Ireland’s finest treasures. 

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 - 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 - 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 - Corinthia Suite Terrace

Corinthia’s seven Penthouse Suites are some of the finest, and largest, in London. All boast sensational views, but come with a different selection of luxurious extras from private spas. Large open terraces, cocktail cabinets and nearly everything else you can think of.

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.



Hosting some of the world’s best hotels, the UK & Ireland has endless options for luxury travellers whether its old-world tradition, iconic grand dames, slick design-led properties, international 5 star brands or charming boutique hotels that tickle your fancy. From grand estates and old hunting lodges in the Scottish Highlands to world-famous properties such as Claridge’s and The Connaught in London and charming country houses in England’s rural hinterlands, there really is something for everyone. The UK & Ireland is also a fantastic place to bring families with the majority of hotels hosting sophisticated activities and facilities centred round little ones; Gleneagles, Coworth Park and Chewton Glen stand out as a few of the best.

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51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites & Residences ,

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An all-suite heritage hotel just minutes from Buckingham Palace, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate is perfect for families or long stays...

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Adare Manor ,
County Limerick

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Adare Manor is a beautifully restored manor house, created to delight and impress, brimming with gothic splendour. Sitting on the banks...

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Aldourie Castle ,
Loch Ness

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Straight out of a fairy tale, the beautiful Grade A listed Aldourie Castle is located directly on the scenic banks...

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Ard na Sidhe Country House ,

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Located outside the Killorglin, a short distance from Killarney on the banks of the scenic Caragh Lake, Ard Na Sidhe...

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Ashford Castle ,

Ashford Castle Cong Ireland Ampersand Travel 2

It is hard not to be impressed by this romantic and sprawling castle, located on the scenic banks of Loch...

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Babington House ,

Babington House Somerset UK 13

Babington House is a beautifully appointed countryside retreat with all the comforts of city life. Think country club without pretentiousness...

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Ballyfin ,
County Laois

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Frequently toasted as the grandest hotel in Ireland, and a firm Ampersand favourite, Ballyfin is just 80 minutes’ drive from...

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Ballymaloe ,

Ballymaloe Midleton Ireland UK 8

Ballymaloe Guest House is the sister property to the famous Ballymaloe Cookery School and is an elegant Georgian manor house...

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Ballyportry Castle ,
The Burren

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Ballyporty Castle is an excellent example of a beautifully restored medieval residence. Originally built in the 15th Century and recently...

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Blakes ,

Blakes, (Corfu Suite), London, UK

Discreetly tucked-away behind its chic black Victorian townhouse exterior near South Kensington, Blakes, which can boast being the world's first...

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Boundary Restaurant, Rooms and Rooftop ,

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Our most easterly outpost, Boundary is cool and contemporary boutique hotel with buckets of originality and style. We recommend Boundary...

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Brown's Hotel, A Rocco Forte Hotel ,

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As London's longest running hotel, Brown's is an institution. It has been a mainstay on Mayfair’s Albemarle Street since 1837...

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Bruern Cottages ,
The Cotswolds

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Luxurious yet wonderfully homely, Bruern Cottages occupy the former stables of a stately manor house in the heart of the...

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Buckland Manor ,
The Cotswolds

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Nestled in the quintessential English country village of Buckland, Buckland Manor is an elegant and charming country house hotel. This...

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Cameron House ,
Loch Lomond

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Situated on the banks of Loch Lomond at the gateway to the Highlands, and set amongst 100 acres of wild...

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Chewton Glen ,
New Forest

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Chewton Glen is a luxury country house hotel located on the fringes of the New Forest which dates back from...

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Claridge's ,

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An elegant grand-dame of the London hotel scene, Claridge's is an iconic hotel that manages to maintain strong links with...

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Cliff House Hotel ,
County Waterford

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Romantically perched on a cliff overlooking the sea in the small Irish fishing village of Ardmore, the Cliff House Hotel...

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Cliveden House ,

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Set in the heart of the Berkshire countryside this stately home sits in 376 acres of magnificent National Trust gardens...

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Corinthia Hotel ,

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So discreet that you can almost miss it, but magnificent once you enter, the Corinthia Hotel is one of the...

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Coworth Park, A Dorchester Collection Hotel ,

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Part of the luxurious Dorchester Collection, Coworth Park opened in 2010 and is already an beautifully established country retreat. Located...

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Cromlix ,

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Owned by the much loved tennis champion Andy Murray, Cromlix is a recently refurbished Victorian Perthshire mansion which opened in...

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Dormy House ,
The Cotswolds

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Dormy House is a delightful 17th century Cotswold farmhouse that epitomises “contemporary farmhouse chic”. Converted into a stylish hotel and...

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Dromoland Castle ,

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A grand and romantic hotel, a stay at Dromoland Castle completely captures the romance of South Western Ireland. Dating back...

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Four Seasons Hampshire ,

Four Seasons Hampshire UK 2

The perfect hotel in which to practise traditional British country pursuits, the Four Seasons Hampshire is a beautiful Georgian manor...

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Four Seasons Hotel George V ,
Paris * (itinerary extensions)

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At the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, guests are perfectly placed to immerse themselves in the culture, art and...

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Four Seasons Park Lane ,

Four Seasons Park Lane London UK 6

Opulent and palatial, the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane is incredibly luxurious. You are minutes away from Hyde...

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Foxhill Manor ,
The Cotswolds

Foxhill Manor Cotswolds UK 6

Foxhill Manor is a private Grade II listed country home in the heart of the beautiful English countryside, located on...

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Gidleigh Park ,

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Gidleigh Park is an impressive Tudor style house that sits majestically within 107 acres of serene gardens and woodlands on...

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Gilpin Hotel & Lake House ,
Lake District

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A picturesque lodge situated amongst 20 acres of woodland and country gardens, Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is a family-run...

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Gleneagles ,

Gleneagles Perthshire Scotland 17

When it opened in 1924, Gleneagles, inspired by a belle-epoque grand palais, was described as a 'Riveria of the Highlands'. This...

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Gravetye Manor ,

Gravetye Sussex UK 4

Gravetye Manor is an Elizabethan stone mansion that sits in 1,000 acres of picturesque woodland. It is located near to...

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Gregan's Castle Hotel ,

Gregans Castle Ballyvaughan Ireland Ampersand Travel 5

More of a grand house than a castle, Gregan's Castle is a charming boutique-style hotel and retreat located in the...

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Greywalls Hotel ,
Edinburgh and The Lothians

Greywalls Hotel Chez Roux East Lothian Edinburgh Scotland 5

Located just 40 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh, Greywalls Hotel is located on the fringes of Muirfield championships golf course. With...

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Ham Yard ,

Ham Yard London UK 13

The eighth Firmdale offering in the UK, Ham Yard is the perfect mix of creativity, business and art. From a...

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Harvey's Point ,

Harveys Point Donegal Ireland UK 11

Located just outside the town of Donegal and situated on the banks of a small lake, Harvey's Point is a...

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Hotel du Vin ,

Hotel Du Vin Cambridge UK 2

Well located next to The Ftizwilliam Museum in Cambridge, Hotel du Vin is located in a beautiful former Cambridge University...

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Huntington Castle ,
County Carlow

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The 17th century Huntington Castle is located in 160 acres of gardens, woodland and farmland, and is a treasure trove...

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Inverlochy Castle ,
Fort William

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Built in 1863, Inverlochy Castle is a striking lakeside property just three miles outside the small Highland's town of Fort...

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K Club ,

K Club Kildare Ireland 18

The K Club is one of Ireland’s most famous resort hotels due to its world-class golf courses and equine facilities....

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Kinloch Lodge ,
Isle of Skye

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Famous for its highly respected Michelin-starred restaurant, Kinloch Lodge is the best hotel on the Isle of Skye and our...

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Le Bristol Paris ,
Paris * (itinerary extensions)

Le Bristol Paris France 12

Located on the prestigious Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in the heart of the capital’s fashion and arts district, the award...

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Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons ,

Le Manoir Oxford UK 6

A wonderfully preserved 15th century Chiltern Manor House located just outside Oxford in the small village of Great Milton, Le...

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Le Meurice ,
Paris * (itinerary extensions)

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Regarded as one of the most elegant hotels in the world, Le Meurice combines exceptional 18th century opulence with contemporary...

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Le Royal Monceau Raffles ,
Paris * (itinerary extensions)

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Located steps from the Champs-Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris is the perfect base for guests...

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Lime Wood ,
New Forest


A beautifully converted Regency manor house situated in the New Forest National Park, Lime Wood is one of Britain's finest...

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Lismore Castle ,
County Waterford

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In addition to Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, Lismore Castle is privately owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. Dating...

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Loch Ness Lodge ,
Loch Ness

Loch Ness Lodge Loch Ness UK 4

Perfectly located overlooking the mysterious Loch Ness and surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens, Loch Ness Lodge is a luxurious and...

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Lower Slaughter Manor ,
The Cotswolds

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Located in the picturesque Gloucestershire village of Lower Slaughter, this country house hotel is a wonderful base for exploring the...

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Lucknam Park ,


A beautiful Palladian mansion house dating back to 1720, Lucknam Park is a luxurious spa and country retreat, tucked away...

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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park ,

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If you're looking for Hyde Park views, luxury shopping on your doorstep and haute cuisine then the Mandarin Oriental is...

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Marlfield House ,
County Wexford

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Set in 40 acres of mature gardens Marlfield House is one of the finest Regency period houses in Ireland. Located...

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Nira Caledonia ,
Edinburgh and The Lothians

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A gorgeous boutique hotel located in Edinburgh's New Town, Nira Caledonia is comprised of 28 rooms split over 2 Georgian...

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Rosewood London ,

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This 1914 Edwardian Grade II listed building offers the perfect mix of elegance, comfort and style right in the heart...

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Roxburghe Hotel ,
The Scottish Borders

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The Roxburghe Hotel is a delightful hotel and is equidistant from both Edinburgh and Newcastle. The hotel comprises of 22...

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Saint James Paris ,
Paris * (itinerary extensions)

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Surrounded by lush private gardens in the upscale 16th district of the capital stands Saint James Paris, a unique and...

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Sea Containers London ,

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Conveniently located right on the South Bank of the River Thames, the Sea Containers London (formerly the Mondrian Hotel) exudes 1920s...

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Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard ,

Shangri La Hotel At The Shard London 4

A combination of staggering views, great bars and restaurants, and the “wow” factor of staying in Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper...

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Sheen Fall Lodge ,

Sheen Fall Lodge Kenmare Ireland 7

Situated just outside the pretty town of Kenmare, Sheen Falls Lodge has a glorious setting that offers spectacular views over...

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St Pancras Renaissance ,

St Pancras Renaissance London UK 6

A Victorian Gothic revival masterpiece situated mere metres from the platforms of St Pancras International Station, the St Pancras Renaissance...

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Stoke Park Spa & Hotel ,

Stoke Park Buckinghamshire London UK 7

Stoke Park Spa & Hotel is nestled amongst 300 acres of luscious parkland, shimmering lakes and historic gardens and monuments,...

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The Arden ,

The Arden Stratford UK 3

A small boutique located in the heart of historical Stratford-upon-Avon, The Arden is perfectly located whether it's a visit to...

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The Balmoral, A Rocco Forte Hotel ,
Edinburgh and The Lothians

The Balmoral Edinburgh UK 4

Consistently voted one of Scotland's finest hotels, the Rocco Forte Balmoral is a world-class luxury hotel located on Princes Street,...

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The Bath Priory ,

The Bath Priory Bath UK 6

More a classic country home than a hotel, the Bath Priory is full of charm and character. Conveniently located within...

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The Beaumont ,

The Beaumont London UK 3

Opened in October 2014, The Beaumont is the Art Deco masterpiece by celebrated restauranteurs Corbin & King, who are behind...

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The Berkeley ,

The Berkeley London UK 4

Known as a London's fashion-world retreat, The Berkeley is the go-to hotel for those looking to indulge in some retail...

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The Connaught ,

The Connaught London UK 8

Still buzzing from its £70 million 2007 refurbishment, The Connaught is a firm Ampersand favourite. Opened in 1815 as The...

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The Dunstane Houses ,
Edinburgh and The Lothians

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Luxurious, relaxed and a hotel unlike any others in Edinburgh, the Dunstane Houses is a family-run boutique hotel that brings...

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The Europe ,

The Europe Killarney Ampersand Travel Hotel 5

Located a short distance outside Killarney, The Europe is renowned for its stunning views over Killarney Lake and National Park....

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The Fish ,
The Cotswolds

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With 68 Scandi-chic bedrooms, The Fish is a ‘back to nature bolt hole with a touch of luxury’. Good value...

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The Fitzwilliam Hotel ,

The Fitzwilliam Dublin UK 1

Dublin's most luxurious design hotel, The Fitzwilliam was designed by Sir Terence Conran and is ideally located on the corner...

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The Hari ,

Belgraves London UK 5

Bohemian Brooklyn meets slick Sloane Square, The Hari, is one of London's best boutique hotels. Located just minutes from Sloane...

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The Lanesborough ,

The Lanesboroug London UK 7

Nestled in the heart of London’s most exclusive postcode, lives the impressive and glamorous Lanesborough. The historical hotel closed in...

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The Merrion Hotel ,

The Merrion Dublin UK Ireland 4

One of the finest hotels in Dublin, The Merrion is a timeless hotel that attracts Ireland's smartest crowd.  Made up...

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The Ned ,

The Ned London Uk 1

Housed in what used to be the HQ for Midland Bank, The Ned is sure to change the London hotel...

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The Old Bank Hotel ,

Old Bank Hotel Oxford UK 2

The more centrally located sister hotel to The Old Parsonage, the Old Bank Hotel is situated at the end of...

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The Old Parsonage ,

The Old Parsonage Oxford UK 6

Situated between St Anne's and Somerville Colleges, The Old Parsonage is a beautiful 17th century stone property shrouded in wisteria....

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The Peninsula Paris ,
Paris * (itinerary extensions)

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Set in a classic late 19th century building just steps from the Arc de Triomphe, The Peninsula Paris is the...

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The Ritz ,

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Opened in 1906 by renowned hotelier Cesar Ritz, The Ritz is a classic London icon and one of the world's...

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The Royal Crescent Hotel ,

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Classically beautiful both inside and out, the Royal Crescent hotel is housed in two Grade I listed townhouses at the...

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The Belmond Royal Scotsman ,
Edinburgh and The Lothians

The Royal Scotsman Edinburgh UK 6

One of the world's most luxurious trains, the Royal Scotsman allows you to travel the length and breadth of Scotland...

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The Shelbourne ,

The Shelbourne Dublin UK 4

The grand-dame of Dublin hotels, The Shelbourne has been a luxury hotel since its opening in 1824 and has welcomed...

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The Soho Hotel ,

Soho Hotel London UK 6

One of the trendiest hotels in central London, The Soho Hotel manages to combine the best features of a luxury...

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The Three Chimneys and The House Over-by ,
Isle of Skye

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The Three Chimneys is an award-winning restaurant situated on the scenic Isle of Skye. The House Over-by, located just next...

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The Witchery Restaurant and Rooms ,
Edinburgh and The Lothians

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A real Edinburgh institution in its fourth decade of operation, the Witchery is a small boutique property comprised of 8...

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Thyme Hotel ,
The Cotswolds

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Thyme Hotel is a beautifully stylish boutique retreat, nestled in the most picture-perfect part of the Cotswolds. Thyme includes of...

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Waterford Castle ,
County Waterford

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Situated on its own private island, Waterford Castle is one of the most isolated and beautiful hotels in Ireland. The...

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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
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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