Private tours of London, England, Scotland and
Wales by private driver-guide

Stay in unique historic houses, country cottages
and castles...

Established in 2002, Luxury Vacations UK is a family run business with a team of professional chauffeurs, qualified driver-guides and expert staff ready to create travel programs just for you.
 
Our clients return year after year.  This is because we pay particular attention to the character of the people who work with us and look after you during your stay.  We are in the business of creating great travel memories. We offer customised programs and tours suitable for all; families, couples, accessible tours, 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 personally designed for you. 

Viano at Albert Hall        Park  

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.  We also provide easy access vehicles (for seniors), wheel chairs, scooters and wheel chair accessible vehicles with lifts.   

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.

StevenOnce 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.

For the perfect 7 day program for a first time tour of England, see details of our Town and Country program.

 

OUR NEWS

NEW TOUR: James Bond 007 Tour.  See the various film locations, the real address of the character James Bond and Mi6 HQ.  Tour the Bond-in-Motion exhibition and see the largest collection of 007 vehicles.  Take a private Thames jet boat RIB tour (including Bond theme tune!).  The high speed 'cruise' is not for the faint hearted!  Enjoy this experience with a guide and 2 actors by your side - this is a real hands-on tour!

NOT MUCH TIME? London St Pancras Hotel Tour.  Enjoy just over an hour's tour with your guide.  Tour St Pancras Hotel and see various rooms and areas not available to the general public. 

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.

NEW ESTATE CAR: We are excited to announce that as part of a growing fleet, we now have a brand new BMW X5. The vehicle has a panoramic roof and complimentary WiFi.   


NEW TOUR:  NEIGHBOURHOOD - ST JAMES AND HISTORIC WINE CELLAR (3 HOURS)         The area of St James in central London is an exclusive enclave - an enclave of tiny pubs, antique merchants, small luxury hotels, hidden restaurants and unique shops.  

We are delighted to offer a private tour of this neighbourhood and give you an insight into one of London’s great little historic ‘enclaves’.  The reason why St James exists at all is due to St James’s Palace; a 16th century building with royal apartments in use.  The royal court of St James, as you can imagine, requires certain luxuries, services and products.  The palace ensures that local businesses thrive, the best tend to have the privilege to display a royal warrant, a badge of proof that the business supplies a specific member of the royal family with goods or services. 

There are a number of very small pubs serving traditional ales, private clubs and a very old barbers shop hidden in a back street.  Most of all, St James is a centre for men’s grooming, shirt shops, tailors and shoe makers can be seen.  After your off-the-beaten-path walking tour, discover and tour the historic wine cellars of 380 years at The Stafford.

The tour will be hosted by Gino Nardella, Master Sommelier of 37 years of our wine cellars and 1 of 250 in the world. It will also include a historical overview of the cellars and a tour of our war museum and a glass of hand selected wine by Gino.  Contact us for more information.

 

 

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Exchange rate: $1.57 = £1.00 GBP on 27th November 2014 

 

 

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