The United Kingdom – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Travel here is not only more eco-friendly than heading abroad, there's also plenty to see and do, from luxury rail journeys to scenic self-drives. There's so much history in the UK, echoed in landmarks like the ancient monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury, Hadrian's Wall and the 1,000 year old Tower of London. It's time to explore the hidden corners of our homeland.
Luxury Rail Journeys
Belmond's Royal Scotsman
The prospect of a rail journey in the UK is appealing for many reasons, including lowering your carbon footprint and making the journey as hassle-free as possible. Belmond's Royal Scotsman is an obvious choice, speeding through the stunning Scottish countryside in spectacular style. Passing dramatic highlands and glittering lochs, you'll enjoy white-gloved service onboard during your journey, with included fine dining and free-flowing drinks. It's a unique way to see the UK, away from the crowds.
The Ring of Kerry, Ireland
Northern Ireland was made for self-drives; its coastal roads hugging dramatic cliffs; its interior a patchwork of emerald green. One of the most scenic routes spans the wild Causeway Coast, via the UNESCO-listed Giant's Causeway, looping inward to the verdant valleys of the Glens of Antrim, back around to Londonderry and on to Belfast. And, with convenient ferry connections between Belfast and Liverpool, it's the perfect way to see Northern Ireland's natural beauty without the stress of travelling by air.
Hebridean Princess, Scotland
The UK's busiest ports are frequented by the world's best cruise lines, offering sailings to Europe and beyond from right on our doorstep. Discover the volcanic peaks and glacial fjords of Iceland, or the sun-soaked coastal cities of the Mediterranean. Journey in style to Paris, or wander the Guggenheim in Bilbao, and In Norway, pair breathtaking scenery with hip Danish architecture. And, you can explore the UK itself by cruise too, sailing the Inner and Outer Hebrides on the trail of Bonnie Prince Charlie.