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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.



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. ...

Classic Tour of Scotland and Ireland

A bespoke journey unearths the true spirit of two beautiful countries, Scotland and Ireland. Your chauffeur-guides will ensure you are taken off the beaten track and that you delve into the depths of both Scottish and Irish life....

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 this tailor-made programme, specially designed to showcase Ireland at its finest. Beginning in Belfast, this destination showcase takes guests to explore the rugged Causeway Coastal Route then south-west to eat oysters in Galway and hike on the Burren landscape in County Clare. ...

Ireland by Rail

Ireland is home to some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery. Experience the grand luxury of the Belmond Grand Hibernian, discover the history and heritage of Emigration in Ireland with visits to some of the most important locations, savour the best flavours that Ireland has to offer and soak up the culture and charm that the locals are renowned for....

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.  ...

Scotland – A Destination Showcase

A land of castles and cashmere, Scotland is renowned for its rugged landscapes and enduring traditions. This tailor-made programme is specially designed to showcase Scotland at its finest....

Scotland and Ireland: Golf and Touring

Designed for couples travelling together, this inspirational chauffeur-driven journey effortlessly combines golf and sight-seeing through the countries of Scotland and Ireland....

Scotland: Touring for Two

This tailor-made and chauffeur-driven journey is specially designed to create lasting memories filled with fun and adventure!...

The Royal Scotsman

Experience the unique heritage and culture of Scotland on this tailor-made journey. Lavish accommodation, exclusive visits and an incredible luxury train journey combine to ensure you will leave with treasured memories and a great appreciation of this magnificent country....

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....



  • "Probably the best of the best in the UK and Ireland for organising amazing trips. They know their stuff, have fantastic relationships with suppliers and always go the extra mile."

    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