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CLASSIC JOURNEYS

Highlighted below are a selection of exceptional grand tours which perfectly showcase our Dream Escape destinations. Off the beaten track experiences, unique luxury stays and expert guides provide enriching and unforgettable programmes to inspire and delight.



A Capital Adventure: London & Edinburgh

Combining stays at luxury accommodations with special visits and exclusive experiences, Dream Escape aims to deliver the trip of a lifetime....

A City Discovery: Edinburgh & York

Explore two of Britain’s most beautiful and historical cities on this two-week journey through England and Scotland. ...

An English Exploration

This chauffeur-driven tour provides the opportunity to experience the best England has to offer from the breath-taking beauty of the Lake District and the charm of the Cotswolds, to the culture and history of London. ...

British Pullman Experience

London is renowned as one of the world’s top destinations. With this specially designed programme, experience awe-inspiring architecture, explore sites intertwined with British history and the Royal Family, visit leading museums and savour a flavour of England with special foodie experiences. ...

Captivating Channel Islands

The Channel Islands are showcased at their very best on this luxurious journey. Discover the unique and rich history of these often-overlooked islands on a trip filled with private experiences and stunning accommodation....

Classic Tour of Scotland and Ireland

Embark on a bespoke journey that takes you through the beauty and culture of Scotland and Ireland. These two countries complement each other perfectly, with both famed for their warm hospitality, cinematic natural landscapes, and rich cultural heritage....

England: Capital & Country

Dream Escape’s Capital & Country programme aims to let you explore the depth and breadth of everything England has to offer. From the bustling mega-city of London to the relaxing pace of the rural countryside, this 10-day trip lets you experience the best of both worlds....

England: Royal Residences & Retreats

Embark on a trip fit for a king as you explore the most opulent and impressive pieces of Royal Britain. From one of the oldest working palaces in the world, to the homes of monarchs from centuries gone by, discover the history of the British royal family as well as how they live now....

Idyllic Islands of Scotland

Unearth the hidden charms and legends of the ancient isles that surround Scotland. Discover the rugged and untouched landscapes of the Orkney Islands as well as the Outer and Inner Hebrides....

Incredible Ireland

Explore the contrasting cities of Dublin, Cork & Galway and the rugged beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way on this fourteen-day tailor-made tour of the Emerald Isle...

Ireland – A Destination Showcase

Experience the myths, charm and culture of the Emerald Isle with Dream Escape’s tailor-made programme designed to showcase the depth and breadth of everything Ireland has to offer....

Ireland by Rail

Embark on an epic journey through the Emerald Isle as you experience the luxury of the Belmond Grand Hibernian. Discover the history and heritage of Ireland and its people as you soak up the culture and charm of this mythic country....

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots is no doubt an intriguing historical figure. Learn more about this charismatic woman born to rule in a man’s world. On this tour, visit some of the key sites associated with Mary and her 44-year life which brimmed with breathless dramas, plots, murders, betrayal and royal rivalries and was brought to tragic conclusion on the executioner’s block in 1587.  ...

Northern Ireland – Golf and Touring

Northern Ireland is perhaps lesser known than its more southerly neighbour however the eyes of the world will be focussed on Royal Portrush, County Antrim as it plays host to the 148th Open. After an absence of 70 years, this historic return will see the worlds' very best golfers; international and home-grown heroes do battle for the famous Claret Jug....

Scotland – A Destination Showcase

A land of castles and cashmere, Scotland is renowned as one of the world’s most desirable travel destinations. From its ancient cities to its rugged countryside, Dream Escape will take you on the trip of a lifetime and show you all the wonder that Scotland has to offer....

Scotland and Ireland: Golf and Touring

Designed for experienced golfers and their partners, this inspirational and exciting journey effortlessly combines golf and sight-seeing through Scotland and Ireland....

Scotland: Touring for Two

Tailor-made for two, this spectacular trip to Scotland is filled with luxurious accommodation, private experiences and chauffeur-driven transportation....

Spectacular Cities: Bath & Edinburgh

This programme is specially designed to combine two distinctly different yet equally impressive city breaks with stays at impeccable hotels and exclusive experiences....

The Royal Scotsman

An incredibly luxury train journey is the highlight of this grand tour of Scotland. Combined with lavish accommodation and exclusive visits, this is the best way to see the unique heritage and culture of Scotland....

The Wild Atlantic Way

An inspiring ten-day journey, specially designed to showcase the very best of Ireland’s spectacular south-west corner, taking in the splendour of the world’s longest coastal drive; The Wild Atlantic Way....

Ultimate London

Designed for two couples, travelling together, this 'money can't buy' programme is the ultimate London experience featuring unique insider visits and authentic and inspiring ideas for a 'once in a lifetime' capital adventure....



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    Rob Arrow, Al Tayyar Group

  • "Lovely suite. Fabulous private tours. Everything has exceeded our expectations. "

    William A Heim, Client

  • "I had the most wonderful time with you and learned so much...What you offer is rare and much needed in the truly exclusive travel world. "

    Jean Newman-Glock, Signature Travel Network

  • "You were the heart and soul of the trip….I truly admired your sunny personality, sense of humor, organization and professionalism.  You also demonstrated  that a guide’s work is never done as you were constantly researching….. Did you ever rest??? "

    Sharon Delano, Frosch

  • "We want to thank you and the team from Dream Escape.  All six of us in our group had a wonderful time, and we all agreed we owed that in large measure to the work of Dream Escape. From the onset of working with you, you demonstrated a tremendous knowledge about all the activities we wished to pursue —from playing golf to dining at excellent restaurants to seeing historical sites and the Tattoo and Fringe Festival.  And, then you executed "

    Thomas Cohen, Client

  • "THANK YOU a zillion times over for choosing/assigning Rosie to be with this family.  She MADE the trip for them – there’s no other way to put it! "

    Jill Jergel, Frontiers International Travel

  • "Our holiday in Scotland now tops their lists of best trips…… To their growing list of amazing and memorable first-time experiences, our sons may add fishing for trout and salmon on the River Tay; steering a motor boat on Loch Ness; and taking private guided tours on Culloden Moor Of the eight full days we were in Scotland, Alex and Mattie thought each and every day was the best"

    Michael Guadarrama & Trammi Nguyen, clients of Peter Carideo. CRC Travel

  • "All six of us were deeply moved by the whole experience. Bravo Dream Escape "

    Max Levy, Direct client

  • "Thank you Karen and all of the staff and guides affiliated with Dream Escape…..the Flemings are having an awesome tour of Scotland. You all have made me look like a star! "

    Joni Gerace, The Travel Society, LLC

  • "Thanks for all your help and we can chalk this one up as a big success!   Our anniversary celebration was all we could have hoped for "

    Clients of Courtney Regan, Affiliate of Brownell Travel

  • "Rosie was MORE than outstanding – she went out of her way to help us in every regard...She was so knowledgeable – we all loved her"

    Jill A. Jergel, Frontiers International Travel

  • "I cannot thank you, Nicola and all the Dream Escape “clan” for the wonderful care & attention you have provided, and are providing for my clients"

    Cindy Evans, Travel Consultant

  • "I hope I have another opportunity to work with Dream Escape in the near future. The company is so professional, yet approachable and easy to work with. It has been a pleasure!"

    Carole McFarland, Universal Travel

  • "Dream Escape is delivering in a superb manner. Jim Johnston is a great driver and one of the best guides we've had - I wish to very much thank the Dream Escape Team for fulfilling a Dream…"

    Donald M. Davis, President, Luxury Travel, Inc.

  • "Thank you all so much it's great to have trusted friends on the ground to take care of our clients!"

    Peter Carideo, CRC Travel

  • "The trip was great.... Dream Escape is the name of the game"

    Ann Lipschitz, Worldview Travel

  • "Your level of service is just outstanding"

    Debra Fini, VWTI

  • "Dream Escape don’t just organise trips – they create adventures"

    Financial Times, How to Spend it

  • "It was, without doubt, one of the most spectacular weekends I have ever had"

    Country Life

  • "David Tobin’s an ace at getting inside private castles and estates and he’s well connected.... "

    Conde Nast Traveller Magazine

  • "The level of service they provide is outstanding. They truly care about every aspect of the trip to ensure you have a fantastic stay. Rosie is a hidden gem of a tour guide. Just fabulous."

    Yvonne Malka, Signature Travel Network, April 2018