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18 Days

Legends of the Isles: Britain, Scotland, and Ireland

 

London, Cotswolds, Lake District, Edinburgh, Luss, Belfast, Donegal, Galway, Burren, Dublin

 

Country

Ireland, Scotland and The United Kingdom

Travel Period

3rd – 20th September 2025

Starts

London, UK

Ends

Dublin, Ireland

Price From

$17,990.00

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of the England, Scotland and Ireland on this 17-day adventure. Begin your exploration in London, where quaint villages in the Cotswolds await. Marvel at historic castles, sip award-winning English wines, and cruise along the serene waters of Derwentwater in the Lake District. Discover the rich history of Edinburgh’s Old Town before venturing into the Scottish Highlands to hike Conic Hill and savor a taste of Highland whisky. Transition to Belfast to delve into its maritime heritage at the Titanic Centre, then journey through the rugged beauty of Ireland’s west coast. From foraging along Sligo’s coastline to exploring the bohemian charm of Galway and hiking the ancient landscapes of the Aran Islands and the Burren, each day promises new adventures. Conclude your journey in Dublin, where you’ll have ample time to soak in the vibrant culture of Ireland’s capital.

Start date
Tour starts London- Wednesday 3rd September 2025
End Date
Tour ends in Dublin,on Friday 20th September 2025
Flight bookings and Quotes
Assistance, quotes and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
Visa
Assistance with Visa arrangements if required
Luxury Accomodation
17 Nights amazing accommodation through-out
Full Tour Support
An Experienced LWT hostess will be with the group for the full duration of the tour to support guests.
Locations
London, Cotswolds, Lake District, Edinburgh, Luss, Belfast, Donegal, Galway, Burren, Dublin
All Tour Transport Included
Airport transfers, Luxury coach Transport Through-out, Internal flights
Max Guests
14 Guests max
Meals
Daily Breakfast 14 x Lunches 13 x Dinners
Activities and inclusions
All tours and activities as per itinerary
Fitness level
This tour is suitable for women with a moderate fitness level. It includes walking tours, short hikes, and city exploration, requiring reasonable mobility and stamina. The activities are not overly strenuous but do involve some physical activity.

Pricing and Payments:

All prices are displayed in AUD

Dates: 3rd September – 20th September 2025


Single Room: $22,490.00* AUD Per Person

Twin share: $17,990.00 AUD Per Person

(twin share is available for friends or family members sharing or upon request as a willing to share option with another guest- subject to availability)

Add Return Flights from AUS or NZ From: $2,500.00 AUD

Deposit of $2,990 AUD, Due at time of Booking.

4 x progress payment due thereafter

Full comprehensive travel insurance is required to attend.

Book Online Now! We accept Credit card or Bank transfer

Highlights

  • Travel with a group of like-minded women
  • Fully hosted by a LWT hostess
  • Explore the charming villages of the Cotswolds
  • Walk in the footsteps of history at a Cotswolds castle
  • Discover the secrets of the Roman Villa in the Cotswolds
  • Visit Woodchester Valley Vineyard for wine tasting
  • Enjoy afternoon tea at the historic Lingholm Estate
  • Stroll through the picturesque town of Keswick
  • Cruise on Derwentwater in the Lake District
  • Hike the stunning landscapes of the Lake District
  • Discover the history of Edinburgh’s Old Town
  • Visit the famous castle and Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh
  • Tour the William Wallace Monument
  • Hike Conic Hill in the Scottish Highlands
  • Experience the beauty of Loch Lomond on a boat trip
  • Sample whisky at a Highland distillery
  • Visit the Titanic Centre in Belfast
  • Immerse yourself in the rich maritime heritage of Belfast
  • Forage for seaweed along Sligo’s coastline
  • Sample fresh seafood along Sligo’s coastline
  • Hike to Queen Maeve’s Cairn with stunning ocean views
  • Enjoy a food tour in the bohemian city of Galway
  • Witness the bohemian charm of Galway’s arts and culture scene
  • Take a ferry to the rugged Aran Islands
  • Explore ancient ruins and stone walls on the Aran Islands
  • Hike the unique landscape of the Burren in County Clare
  • Learn about the fascinating geology of the Burren
  • Visit a local perfumery in the Burren
  • Experience the vibrant culture of Dublin
  • Enjoy a Beatrix Potter-inspired afternoon tea at Lingholm Kitchen and Gardens

Whats Included:

Inclusions


  • Assistance, quotes, and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
  • Visa assistance provided if required
  • Airport meet-and-greet with private transfer to accommodation
  • All transfers, tour transport, and internal flights as per itinerary
  • Experienced English-speaking local tour guides and drivers throughout
  • Fully escorted and managed by LWT hostess
  • Daily breakfasts included
  • 14 lunches and 13 dinners provided
  • 17 nights of luxury accommodation throughout
  • All listed experiences and activities included
  • Tips included for drivers and guides

Exclusion


  • Travel and medical insurance (required)
  • Alcohol (unless listed)
  • Additional snacks and meals
  • Souvenirs
  • International flight cost

Itinerary

Itinerary Inclusions Accommodation Booking Conditions
Day 1 – Wednesday 3rd September – Arrival in London (D)

Arrive at your Central London accommodation at your leisure, your guide will meet you at the hotel to assist you during the check-in process at 3 pm.

A trip briefing and welcome meal will give you the chance to get to know your fellow travellers ahead of an early night, ready for the adventures to begin tomorrow.

Overnight: London | Henrietta Hotel or Similar
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 – Thursday 4th September – Green Meadows and Rolling Hills (B,L,D)

After breakfast, we’ll transfer across to the Cotswolds ahead of lunch and a short hike.

Spend the afternoon exploring a taking in the atmosphere in the honey-coloured, quaint villages nearby.

Overnight: Cotswolds | The Lamb Inn or Similiar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 – Friday 5th September – Exploring the Cotswolds (B,L)

Spend the morning exploring a nearby castle nestled in the hills of the western Cotswolds and walk in the footsteps of some of history’s most notable characters in the castle’s beautiful gardens. Enjoy a 2-course lunch within the castle grounds and relax in the gardens afterwards. Later we’ll visit ‘the ‘Venice of the Cotswolds’, Bourton-on-the-Water.

Overnight: Cotswolds | The Lamb Inn or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 – Saturday 6th September – Woodchester Valley Vineyard (B,L,D)

We’ll travel down the spine of the Cotswolds this morning on our way to visit Woodchester Valley Vineyard. En route, we’ll visit a Roman Villa that was rediscovered by the Victorians over 150 years ago before continuing to the family-owned vineyard creating award-winning English wines.

Overnight: Cotwolds | The Lamb Inn or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 – Sunday 7th September – Heading North (B,D)

Today, after breakfast we’ll embark on our journey to the Lake District, a journey of roughly 4.5 hours. We’ll split the journey up with a stop at roughly halfway at one of the UK’s most complete historic estates, home to a Tudor Old Hall, Neo-Classical Mansion and 50 acres of landscaped gardens. Here you’ll also find a cafe where you’ll be able to refuel for the rest of your journey.

Overnight: Lake District | Borrowdale Gates or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6 – Monday 8th September – Keswick and Derwentwater (B,L)

We’ll head across the Lake District to the market town of Keswick this morning, nestled under the peak of Skiddaw and the popular fell of Catbells we’ll stroll along the cobbled high street on our way to the shores of Derwentwater where we’ll board the launch and cruise to a landing at the other side of the lake. A short walk takes us to our afternoon tea stop at Lingholm Kitchen and Gardens, said to be Beatrix Potter’s inspiration for Mr McGregor’s Garden in the Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Overnight: Lake District | Borrowdale Gates or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 – Tuesday 9th September – Welcome to Scotland (B,L,D)

After a leisurely breakfast, we’ll check out of our Lake District hotel and explore a local fell and series of waterfalls nestled in the woodland before embarking on our trip northwards into Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh. Enjoy some free time in the late afternoon ahead of dinner at a local restaurant.

 

Overnight: Edinburgh | Bruntsfield Hotel or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 – Wednesday 10th September – Exploring Edinburgh (B,L,D)

After breakfast, we meet a local city guide for a walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is based around the Royal Mile, which runs from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace. After a morning full of tall tales, history and legends, the afternoon is free for you to explore as you wish. You might visit the castle, The Royal Yacht Britannia, explore a museum, or enjoy a drink in one of Edinburgh’s many characterful pubs. This evening, we gather together and dine at a renowned Scottish restaurant adjacent to the famous Castle in the heart of Old Town district.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Bruntsfield Hotel or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9 – Thursday 11th September – Free day to explore Edinburgh (B)

Begin your day with a relaxed exploration of Edinburgh’s vibrant streets, where hidden gems await around every corner. Take your time immersing yourself in the city’s rich culture and history, perhaps stumbling upon a quaint café or intriguing art gallery. Let the day unfold organically as you wander through Edinburgh’s charming neighborhoods, allowing serendipity to guide your adventures.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Bruntsfield Hotel or Similar
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10 – Friday 12th September – Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park (B,L,D)

This morning, we leave the city and head north into the Scottish Highlands. We break the journey to visit the William Wallace monument, a landmark that tells the story of the patriot and martyr who became Scotland’s national hero (his story is told in the movie, Braveheart). We then continue onwards into the heart of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. In the afternoon we visit a small Highland whisky distillery, where we learn about uisage beatha “the water of life,” and maybe even sample a wee dram too. We then continue on to enjoy a leisurely check-in to our hotel.

Overnight: Luss | Cameron House
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11 – Saturday 13th September – Hiking a famous Scottish hill – Conic Hill (B,L,D)

We can’t come to Scotland not climb a hill, so we’ve chosen Conic Hill, a small summit (358m high) with an almighty view. It lies on the Highland Boundary Fault, and also forms part of the West Highland Way. A popular climb, it starts in the forest and then breaks out as you climb higher. The view across Loch Lomond from the summit is one of the best in Scotland. We return from the hill and now experience the beauty of Loch Lomond from a different perspective, as we enjoy a relaxed boat trip across the famous Loch to the island of Inchcailloch. We enjoy a short walk on the tiny Island, and experience something truly magical. Afterwards, we return to our hotel to celebrate our Scottish adventure.

Overnight: Luss | Cameron House
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12 – Sunday 14th September – Scottish Departure – Explore Belfast (B,L,D)

After breakfast, we transfer back to Glasgow / Edinburgh Airport (approx 90 mins), where the Scottish trip ends and fly to Ireland for the next leg of our adventure. With a history deeply influenced by industrialisation and sectarian tensions, Belfast has transformed into a vibrant and modern city, renowned for its culture, arts, and maritime heritage. We will spend the afternoon visiting the Titanic Centre, to learn about the history of shipbuilding in Belfast and the world’s most famous ocean liner.

Overnight: Belfast | Titanic Hotel or similiar
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13 – Monday 15th September – Heading West to Sligo (B,L,D)

Head west to Sligo. Meet an award winning seaweed author and forage the coastline learning about this Irish delicacy. Hike to Queen Maeve’s Cairn at the top of Knocknarea with breathtaking views of the atlantic ocean.

Overnight: Donegal Town | Harvey’s Point
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14 – Tuesday 16th September – Galway (B,L,D)

Explore the west coast gem of Galway city. Immerse yourself in this bohemian city where we go on a food tour to find the many culinary delights the city has to offer. Join us for an enriching experience that promises to ignite your imagination and leave you with cherished memories of Galway’s brilliance.

Overnight: Galway | Hardiman Hotel or similar (B,L,D)
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 15 – Wednesday 17th September – Aran Islands (B,L)

We start the day by taking a ferry to the rugged and picturesque Aran Islands. Hike across the island’s unique and stunning landscape of rocky fields, stone walls, and ancient ruins that create a sense of timelessness and natural beauty.

Overnight: Galway | Hardiman Hotel or similar (B,L,D)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 16 – Thursday 18th September – The Burren, Country Clare (B,L,D)

Embark on a morning hike through the Burren, a unique and ancient landscape of exposed limestone that stretches across County Clare. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the region’s fascinating geology and learn about its rich history, including the remains of ancient settlements and tombs. After the hike, take a visit to a local perfumery and indulge in a sensory experience of the fragrances of the region and the perfumes inspired by the landscape.

Overnight: Ennistymon | Falls Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 17 – Friday 19th September – Dublin’s Fair City (B,LD)

Transfer to Dublin and bid farewell to your guides for a free afternoon to explore Dublin’s fair city. Explore the vibrant culture, rich history, and lively atmosphere of Ireland’s capital city. Wander through charming streets lined with colorful pubs, bustling markets, and historic architecture.

Later our farewell dinner.

Overnight: Dublin | The Leinster or similiar
Meals Included: Breakfast,  Lunch and Dinner

Day 18: Saturday 20th September – Dublin Departures

Today marks the conclusion of our unforgettable journey through Great Britain, Scotland, and Ireland. After breakfast at the hotel, we bid farewell to Dublin, reflecting on our enriching experiences and cherished memories made along the way. Airport transfers will be provided for departure flights, ensuring a smooth transition for all travelers.

As you head home, carry with you the camaraderie, cultural insights, and lasting friendships forged during this remarkable adventure with Luxury Women’s Tours.

Luxury Inclusions

Inclusions


  • Assistance, quotes, and booking of international flights from anywhere worldwide
  • Visa assistance provided if required
  • Airport meet-and-greet with private transfer to accommodation
  • All transfers, tour transport, and internal flights as per itinerary
  • Experienced English-speaking local tour guides and drivers throughout
  • Fully escorted and managed by LWT hostess
  • Daily breakfasts included
  • 14 lunches and 13 dinners provided
  • 17 nights of luxury accommodation throughout
  • All listed experiences and activities included
  • Tips included for drivers and guides
Exclusions
  • Exclusion


    • Travel and medical insurance (required)
    • Alcohol (unless listed)
    • Additional snacks and meals
    • Souvenirs
    • International flight costs
Terms and Conditions of booking

Please take the time to read and understand the booking terms and conditions prior to booking a trip with us.

Deposits and Payment Schedule

To join any of our captivating Luxury Women’s Tours (LWT) itineraries, a per-person deposit, tailored to your selected trip, is required to confirm and secure your reservation.

The final balance payment must be settled 90 days before your journey begins. If you book within this 90-day window, the full amount becomes due at the time of booking.

In case of cancellation more than 90 days prior to the trip’s start, a full refund is granted, with deductions for non-refundable supplier deposits and non-refundable flight expenses.

For cancellations made between 90 and 60 days before the trip starts, your land component deposits become non-refundable, while all other payments are refunded, with non-refundable supplier or flight charges deducted.

Cancellations occurring 59 days or fewer before the trip starts result in all land tour component payments, including the deposit, being non-refundable.

All flights are subject to airline terms and conditions.

Pricing

Published trip prices include all applicable taxes and are based on shared occupancy. Solo travelers are thoughtfully matched with roommates to avoid additional single supplement fees. Single supplements are available with a surcharge, subject to availability.

Please note that LWT is not responsible for fees related to currency exchange or charges imposed by your credit card company or bank for foreign currency transactions.

All Flight Booking Conditions

Be aware that terms, conditions, and cancellation fees imposed by flight carriers are applicable in accordance with the airline’s policies.

Cancellation by the Client

In case a Client needs to cancel their reservation, we request written notification sent to jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au.

Upon receiving written confirmation of cancellation from LWT, your reserved spot on the trip will be released, and rebooking availability is not guaranteed.

Refund terms for client-initiated cancellations are as follows:

  • Over 90 days before the trip’s start: Full refund, with deductions for non-refundable supplier deposits and non-refundable flight expenses.
  • Cancellation between 90 and 60 days before the trip’s start: Land component deposits become non-refundable, with all other payments refunded, minus non-refundable supplier or flight charges.
  • Cancellations occurring 59 days or fewer before the trip starts result in all land tour component payments, including the deposit, being non-refundable.
  • All flights are subject to airline terms and conditions.

Credits

Credits are valid for use within the original year of the trip or the following calendar year, with a total validity period of 24 months from the date of issuance.

These credits can be transferred to another woman, who assumes responsibility for any outstanding balance payments and directly reimburses you for the deposit. However, the replacement participant must meet trip registration requirements and receive approval from LWT.

You can also apply your credits toward the final balance of another trip, provided the request is made at least 90 days before the trip’s start date. Additionally, you have the flexibility to transfer your credits to any other trip or cancel and reapply your credits as many times as needed before the 90-day mark before the trip date, all within the original credit expiry date. Please note that all credits are issued in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Cancellation of a Tour by Luxury Women’s Tours

Our trips are confirmed to depart with a minimum group size booked. LWT reserves the right to cancel any trip for any reason, though cancellations less than 60 days before departure are rare, except for Force Majeure or unforeseen circumstances beyond LWT’s control.

If LWT cancels a tour before the agreed departure date for reasons other than Force Majeure or the fault of the Client, you have the following options:

  • Choose a substitute tour of equivalent or higher price, paying the difference.
  • Opt for a substitute tour of lower price, receiving the difference in price as a refund.
  • Receive a full refund of all monies paid under the contract.

LWT is not responsible for incidental expenses or consequential losses incurred by the Client, such as visa fees, vaccinations, non-refundable flights or rail tickets, non-refundable parking, loss of earnings, or loss of enjoyment.

For questions, contact us at Jamie@luxurywomenstours.com.au or call 0401293235.

Accommodation

London

Henrietta Hotel or Similar

1 Night

Cotswolds

The Lamb Inn or Similiar

3 Nights

Lake District

Borrowdale Gates or Similar

2 Nights

Edinburgh

Bruntsfield Hotel or Similar

3 nights

Luss

Cameron House

2 Nights

Belfast

Titanic Hotel or similiar

1 Nights

Donegal Town

Harveys point

1 Night

Galway

Hardiman Hotel or similar

2 Nights

Burren

Falls Hotel

1 Night

Dublin

The Leinster or similiar

1 Night

What to expect on your travels