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7 Unusual Places to Visit in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a glorious place, steeped in history, myths and legends, there’s a lot to see and do on a visit there. Organising a trip takes a bit of planning but its well worth it as there’s so much to see, with extraordinary, inspirational locations paired to stunning coastlines and landscapes. Northern Ireland also offers visitors to its shores one of the warmest and friendliest of welcomes ever.

Below are 7 unusual places to visit in Northern Ireland that you should not miss out seeing. Read More

Guaranteed Old Course Teetimes 2019 St.Andrews

If there is a single course in the entire world that most golfers aspire to play just once in their lifetime, it is the Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland — a course like no other and an experience like no other. Each and every year, thousands of golfers make the pilgrimage to St Andrews in the hope of playing the Old Course. Best of Scotland Holidays are pleased to offer a package with a GUARANTEED Old Course tee-time.

The Old Course, St. Andrews.

The Old Course, St. Andrews.

We haven’t been given our exact dates yet, but as an authorised provider of the St.Andrews Links we will get the dates and times soon. These tee-times sell fast so if 2019 is your year to ‘tick golfing’s bucket list’ then please get in contact with us. Read More

An adventure holiday in Scotland

If your version of the perfect getaway involves adrenaline-pumping sports like white-water rafting and rock climbing or exploring majestic landscapes on your mountain bike, then you are sure to love Scotland and everything it has to offer. Here we will take a look at some of the best places to visit and things you can get up to on your trip.

Fife – For the Golfers
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city, head straight to Fife to start your Scottish adventure. Fife boasts a beautiful natural setting, with fascinating wildlife, quaint fishing villages and a pretty coastal path where you can take long, romantic strolls. If you are into your watersports, you’ll be pleased to here that Fife is home to some of the top sailing and water sport centres in the country. Read More

Exploring Wales’ most famous castles

If there is one thing that Wales certainly isn’t short of, it’s castles. The country boasts a whopping four hundred castles, giving you plenty of places to explore on your trip. The four hundred Welsh castles actually fall into just three categories: castles built by the Normans, castles built by the Welsh and castles built by Edward I. You will find some of Wales’ best castles built on dramatic countryside landscapes, making use of craggy outcrops and steep drop hills as natural defences. Wondering which ones to explore on your holiday? Read on… Read More

Belfast & Titanic City Breaks

Belfast is famous for being home to the historic ship ‘The RMS Titanic’, which unfortunately sunk after hitting an iceberg. It is one of the most memorable ship accidents in history and, of course, the film ‘Titanic’ is now an all-time classic.

The Titanic Quarter is situated right on the waterfront where this incredible ship was designed and built. It spans over 185 acres and boasts interesting history as well as the latest designs in living, eating and learning areas. Over 400,000 people visit the Titanic Quarter every year and it’s easy to see why. Read More

Shetland Wildlife Trail

Shetland is one of Europe’s key wilderness areas and both geography and climate combine to make it a mecca for wildlife-watchers. Inevitably, the islands are a haven for many species of birdlife, particularly seabirds which roost in their tens of thousands in the National Nature Reserves at Sumburgh Head, Noss and Hermaness.

You’ll also find otters here along the coasts and of course, Shetland’s famous native ponies while the Keen of Hamar reserve is home to a unique collection of rare plants that have adapted to survive the blasted landscape. Read More

Guaranteed Old Course St.Andrews Tee-times

Best of Scotland Holidays has been allocated a number of GUARANTEED tee-times over The Old Course, St.Andrews for this year. Check our website for dates and times still available. Our tee-times are selling pretty quickly so we have put together an example package with an approx. price per person.

Guaranteed Tee-times

If there is a single course in the entire world that most golfers aspire to play just once in their lifetime, it is the Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland — a course like no other and an experience like no other. Each and every year, thousands of golfers make the pilgrimage to St Andrews in the hope of playing the Old Course. Best of Scotland Holidays are pleased to offer this package with a GUARANTEED Old Course tee-time. Check out our web page. Read More

Mystical Ireland – Myths, Legends and Mysterious Ancient Sites

The Emerald Isle is one of the places on the planet that’s steeped in myths, legends and stories about leprechauns. There’s a warm welcome awaiting everyone who arrives on these shores which makes it such a delightful place to explore. Ireland boasts some of the oldest sacred sites on the planet with some being even older than the pyramids of Egypt so it’s no wonder that visitors want to travel to such a fascinating and beautiful destination.

If a tour of Mystical Ireland interests you please have a look at our package. Read More

Exploring the Many Lovely Welsh Market Towns

Wales is a lovely part of the country that boasts many regions of outstanding natural beauty. The coastline is dramatic; the countryside is lovely and wild with lush areas and valleys. One in particular is the Wye Valley with its charming market towns and villages all of which are wonderful places to explore during the spring and summer months. However, there’s a lot to this delightful region that makes a visit extremely enjoyable at any time of the year. The best place to start a Welsh market town adventure is in the border town of Chepstow and then wend your way along the Wye Valley through the glorious Welsh countryside Read More

Whisky Tours and Trails in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

Scotland is famous for its national drink: whisky. If you’re a fan of whisky and really want to experience it in its home of origin, you should plan a visit to Scotland.

If it’s a real love of yours, the only way to really receive a true whisky education is to go on a whisky trail. Alternatively, if you’re touring round Scotland, participating in a whisky trail is a great way to experience Scotland’s national drink and get a taste of Scottish life.

We take a look at whisky tours and trails in the Highlands and islands of Scotland. Read More


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