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Highlighted below are a selection of exceptional programmes which perfectly showcase the amazing architecture, heritage and history of the UK and Ireland, highlighting unique experiences like gardens, film, literature, ancestral, food & drink, whisky and cultural insights that are all sure to inspire your clients and enhance a tailormade itinerary.



An Outlander Adventure

Scotland itself takes a starring role in this unique experience specially designed to take you on your own journey through the Highlands and Lowlands of this ancient nation. Discover the true stories and explore the real locations of Diana Gabaldon’s international phenomenon, Outlander....

Contemporary London

With the help of specialist guides, private tours and exclusive access discover London’s cultural scene for yourself....

Cultural Cities: Dublin & Limerick

Dive deep into Irish culture on a trip to two of the Emerald Isle’s most prominent cities. Each is charming and impressive in their own way, offering insights into various strands of Irish art, history and life....

Downton Abbey

Since it first graced our televisions in 2010, Downton Abbey has captured the imagination of audiences around the world. And with the forthcoming film set to be released in September, Dream Escape will transport you to the world of the Crawley family and experience a slice of life for the British aristocracy in the early 20th century....

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....

England’s Glorious Gardens

This gorgeous programme combines London with the English countryside showcasing a heady mix of both stunning gardens, some world-renowned and requiring little introduction and others that are hidden gems....

English World War Discovery

Your trip will include all the luxury and warm hospitality required to create a relaxing break, while also delivering a poignant and captivating history lesson...

Epicurean England

This specially designed programme will see guests spend a wonderful week in England. A wealth of wonderful foodie experiences are lined up – from a quintessentially English afternoon tea to private tours that will take you off-the-beaten-track to discover some of London’s hidden highlights – alongside stays at two world-class hotels....

Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival

The Emerald Isle is internationally renowned for the quality and freshness of its cuisine, from local lamb to the finest seafood. Specially designed to coincide with the world-famous Galway Oyster and Seafood Festival...

Gourmet Ireland

Experience the myths, culture and cuisine of the Emerald Isle. Beginning in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland’s capital city, this specially designed programme takes guests to explore the country’s beautiful south coast then westwards to stay in a castle, eat oysters in Galway and master the art of Irish cooking with multiple private cookery classes. ...

Great Gardens of Ireland

This tailor-made journey takes travellers from Dublin through County Wicklow, the undisputed “Garden of Ireland”, and west across the country to Co. Clare where it concludes at a beautiful castle hotel....

Harry Potter

Follow in the footsteps of the world’s most beloved Boy Wizard on Dream Escape’s magical Harry Potter inspired programme designed for the whole family to enjoy....

London Set-Jetting Experience

From Harry Potter to Mary Poppins, retrace the stories of many timeless classic on Dream Escape’s family friendly set-jetting adventure....

London: Architecture & Literature

London is well-known across the globe for its literary links and stunning array of architectural marvels. Delve into the depths of London’s cultural past and present like never before....

London: Fashion & Design

London’s reputation as a global fashion capital is as strong today as it was when the first boutiques popped up on King’s Road, Chelsea and the globally revered Harrods opened its doors. It’s an essential stop for anyone wishing to freshen up their wardrobe, or simply discover the best in the world of cutting-edge couture....

Mary Poppins’ London

Chim chiminey! Chim chiminey! Dream Escape invites you to step into the magical world of Mary Poppins in London. With a snap of their fingers, Dream Escape has created a supercalifragilistic Mary Poppins experience, that is sure to bring the sparkling new film ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ to life. ...

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....

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the most famous flower show in the UK, perhaps even in the world, is the pinnacle of any horticulturist’s calendar...

Scotland – Royal Residences and Retreats

A land of castles and cashmere, Scotland has a long and proud relationship with monarchy. Having long been a favoured destination of kings and queens, its royal connections can be found all over the country....

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: Art & Architecture

Beginning in Edinburgh, widely acknowledged as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and ending in Glasgow, famed for its innovation, design and warm hospitality, your stay can be created to fit your exact preferences and requests – ensuring a truly unforgettable trip....

Scotland: Golf and Touring

This eight-day Scottish programme ending in Edinburgh is designed for experienced golfers (handicap 24 or less) seeking to tee off on some of Scotland’s most legendary courses....

Tattoo and The Highlands

The first Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo took place in 1950; over the following decades it evolved from a local institution to a world-renowned attraction, combining traditional Scottish music and dance with international performances....

Whisky and Golf

Two icons of Scotland – golf and whisky - are impeccably combined in this incredible journey. Beginning amidst the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands, the journey will take you to some of his famed courses and to iconic distilleries...



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