Scottish & Irish Highlights

A beautiful sunset with pink and purple colors highlighting the Clyde Arc Bridge in the city of Glasglow - Scottish & Irish Highlights - Brenda Vacation

*This tour has multiple departure dates

Additional Dates: Visit Brendan Vacations to customized your tour.

Experience Scottish & Irish Highlights with Brendan Vacations

Separated by a mere twelve miles, Scotland can be spotted from Ireland, and vice versa. A close Celtic connection binds both homelands. Whether you choose Whisky or Whiskey, our common toast—sláinte, for good health—eliminates the need to decide. Pack your kilt, don your green, savor a wee dram, and relish the best of both Celtic cousins.

This independent itinerary is fully customizable around your interests and budget.

Explore your sample tour highlights itinerary:

  • Start your journey in Glasgow, where you’ll explore the city’s iconic sights and visit Stirling Castle.
  • Learn about the famous Loch Ness and its mysterious monster, Nessie, as you cruise this freshwater lake.
  • Walk around Inverness on a walking tour and visit the battlefields of Culloden. This site is where, in 1746, the Jacobite cause, under Bonnie Prince Charlie’s leadership, was crushed.
  • Discover the fascinating stories of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl as you visit Blair Castle.
  • Explore everything Edinburgh has to offer, from Edinburgh Castle, which dominates the city’s skyline, to the Stone of Destiny, the Honours of Scotland, and a walking food tour.
  • Fly to Ireland to start your adventure in the Emerald Isle, starting with a visit to the award-winning EPIC – The Irish Emigration Museum.
  • The highlights of Dublin. At Trinity College, cross the cobbled courtyard to see the ornate Book of Kells, a hand-illuminated manuscript of the Gospels. Stop at St. Patrick’s Cathedral before visiting the Guinness Storehouse.
  • The Viking town of Waterford is now world-renowned for its exquisite crystal that craftsmen have perfected over the centuries.
  • Head to Kinsale, Ireland’s gourmet capital, and meet a Local Specialist who will take you on a Kinsale Foraging MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience.
  • Choose to spend your day riding through Killarney National Park, followed by a visit to the marvellous 19th-century Victorian Muckross House, or join a Local Specialist for a breathtaking hike of majestic hills, unspoiled valleys, and glittering mountain streams of the Dingle Peninsula.
  • In Foynes, you don’t want to miss the Flying Boat Museum, and the birthplace of Irish coffee, and you’ll want to sample the warming beverage.

What’s Included?

  • A dedicated, private chauffeur will be your local expert throughout your trip.
  • Your selection of hand-selected accommodations from B&Bs to castles, manors and hotels.
  • Your choice of pre-organized sightseeing. Plan your days with your chauffeur at your own pace.

Customize your tour to discover Scottish & Irish Highlights with Brendan Vacations.

Activities & Highlights: Stirling Castle, Commando Memorial, Battlefields of Culloden in Inverness, Blair Castle, Blair Athol Distillery, Edinburgh Castle, EPIC Museum, Dublin Sightseeing, Guinness Storehouse, Powerscourt Estate, Kinsale Foraging Tour, Ring of Kerry, Dromoland  Castle

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