Private tours of London, England, Scotland and
Wales by private driver-guide
Stay in unique historic houses, country cottages
Established in 2002, Luxury Vacations UK is a family run business with a team of professional chauffeurs, qualified driver-guides and proficient staff ready to assist and support.
The knowledge we know and the enthusiasm we have is why our business has gone from strength to strength over the last decade. We offer customised programs and tours suitable for all; families, couples, groups and those seeking the 'VIP Experience'. Whether it's a half day tour or a month's trip, each sightseeing tour of London, England, Scotland and Wales is treated with top priority.
Our tour guides are professional, entertaining and flexible. Make your vacation to Scotland, England and Wales special and have Luxury Vacations UK plan a tailor-made tour just for you.
Why choose our guided tours?
- You want to make your visit to Britain special
- In-house qualified and expert tour guides with great personalities
- Fleet of prestigious touring cars, vans and coaches, inc BMW, Mercedes and VW
- Most knowledgeable office staff in the UK (07.30am to 10.30pm London time)
- Flexible tailored programs to suit families, couples, VIP's and special interest groups
- Unique historic places to stay
A family run business that cares about your
visit to Britain - Celebrating 11 years of success!
Our tailor-made service is perfect for people who want a flexible private tour with a tour guide who really knows their stuff. Our team of trained Driver-Guides are chosen for their sense of humour, experience and depth of knowledge. Tour guides that have led interesting lives with great personalities have been vital to our success.
We can design the tours, offer the right driver-guide and recommend an appropriate luxury vehicle to suit your requirements.
Once we have customized your tour of Britain to meet your personal interests (which could include: cathedrals, gardens, genealogy tours, historic villages, whisky distilleries, playing golf, clay pigeon shooting and falconry) We then match you with the appropriate driver tour guide and finally bolt-on the accommodation. Your private tour of Britain can include accommodation at country house hotels, private homes of historic importance, restored ancient cottages and high-end guest houses.
In addition to creating a unique tour to London, England, Scotland and Wales and making it all happen, we also provide theatre, restaurant and ticket booking service to add the finishing touches to your personalised tour of Britain.
Based in London for your stay? Try our day tours from London including: Bath, Salisbury and Stonehenge, Cotswolds Country and Oxford, Blenheim Palace and Cotswolds villages. Walk amongst the stones: Access to the Stonehenge circle.
NEW TOUR: Harry Potter Studio Tour and Windsor Castle. The prefect family day tour from London.
NEW VAN: We have taken delivery of a new VW passenger van. This vehicle is a well appointed large van with 8 passenger seats and luggage capacity for up to 8 medium Or 6 large suits cases plus 4 carry-ons. Ideal for extended touring or transfers from Southampton.
CHRISTMAS SHOWS: If you and your family are joining us during the December period we can organise Christmas pantomimes such as Aladdin, Peter Pan and Jack and the Beanstalk.
LOCH NESS: On 27th August 2013, a photographer recorded a short clip of an unusual wave pattern in the loch. Some have said it could possibly be the legendary Loch Ness Monster. Why not visit the highlands and take a boat trip on the mysterious waters to see for yourself!
THE SKY: Keep a lookout on the night of 13th December - There is an Geminid Meteor Shower.
NEW BABY: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have had a beautiful baby boy, Prince George of Cambridge (Prince George Alexander Louis) on 22nd July 2013. We hope the Duke and Duchess do not have too many sleepless nights.
Kensington Palace has announced that Prince George will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury on 23rd October 2013.
RICHARD III: King of England for 2 years, Richard III was discovered beneath a Leicester car park on 4th February 2013. The DNA of his descendants was compared to that of his own and it was confirmed it was agreeably Richard III. The remains had the correct biological profile and characteristics of Richard III including appropriate age of death, noticeable spin curvature and a similar body build.
THIS TIME IN HISTORY:
11th November 1918: Ending of World War I.
14th November 1851: Moby-Dick was published.
17th November 1558: The Elizabethan Age began.
20th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth (now Queen) marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten.
22nd November 1963: The Assassination of J F Kennedy.
7th December 1941: Pearl Harbour bombed.
8th December 1980: John Lennon shot.
Exchange rate: $1.63 USD = £1.00 GBP on 29th November 2013