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United Kingdom Galleries

Washington Gallery

Cardiff’s leading contemporary art gallery by the sea, this refurbished art deco cinema has become a focal point of the town and now has an annual visitor rate of over 75,000 from the local and wider community.


Tramway is an international art-space in Glasgow which commissions, produces and presents contemporary arts projects. Its vision is to inspire and add to our understanding of today’s world by connecting audiences and artists.

The Photographers' Gallery

The Photographers' Gallery is the largest public gallery in London dedicated to photography. From the latest emerging talent, to historical archives and established artists, this is the place to see photography in all its forms.

Red Barn Gallery

This is a not-for-profit photographic gallery in Belfast that is dedicated to the advancement and provision of the photographic arts for public benefit.

Naughton Gallery

This Gallery is one of Belfast's most vibrant and exciting art galleries, featuring a rolling programme of works from Queen's University's own collection.

Inverleith House

Inverleith House in Edinburgh presents a continuous programme of temporary exhibitions by invited artists. This eighteenth century mansion is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful and engaging galleries in Europe.

Houser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth is located in Zurich, London and New York. The gallery represents emerging and established contemporary artists.

Attic Gallery

Attic Gallery is Wales' oldest private gallery. Located in Swansea, it was founded in 1962 to highlight the work of contemporary artists working in Wales.

United Kingdom Museums

Tate St Ives

An art gallery in St Ives, Cornwall, displaying British and international modern art and celebrating the artistic history of St Ives, which was once home to Barbara Hepworth, Peter Lanyon and Ben Nicholson.

National Museum of Scotland

The National Museum of Scotland, based in Edinburgh, states that its mission is to preserve, interpret and make accessible for all, the past and present of Scotland, and the natural world.

Geffreye Museum

Founded in 1914, this London museum specialises in the history of the English domestic interior and includes an extensive array of British antiquities in its collection.

Freud Museum London

The London home of Sigmund and his daughter Anna Freud when they escaped the Nazi annexation of Austria in 1938. Now a museum containing Freud's library, and his collection of antiquities.

Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge. It receives around 300,000 visitors annually and is admission free.

Cartoon Museum

The Cartoon Museum is a London museum for British cartoons, caricatures, comic strips and animation. It has a library of over 5000 books and 4,000 comics relating to the subject.

British Museum

London's British Museum is dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some eight million works, is amongst the largest and most comprehensive in existence.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts

Housed in an industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC has no permanent collection, providing instead an ever-changing calendar of exhibitions and events that give a unique and compelling insight into contemporary artistic practice.

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United Kingdom Tours

Tours of Excellence

This special interest tour operator offers custom made tours and vacations, tailored to your individual interests to England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland.

Timber Brush Oban Bay Tour

Still proudly a family business, Timberbush Tours provide a great range of 5-Star mini and midi-coach sightseeing tours across Scotland with daily departures from both Edinburgh and Glasgow.

St Michael's Mount Tour

This tour travels to St Michael's Mount, a tidal island located 366 metres off the Mount's Bay coast of Cornwall.

Scottish Official Sightseeing

An esteemed touring company that offers tours exploring Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Scottish Lochs and much more.

Pebblebed Vineyards

Pebblebed Tours are about sharing the passion of growing grapes and making good wine in the glorious Devon countryside. The tour includes exploring the vineyard and winery, and conducting tastings of their award wining wines.

Oakwood Christchurch Tour

A sightseeing tour from London into the English countryside featuring visits to historic locations in Oxford, The Cotswolds and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Mackintosh Tour

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's architectural masterwork remains a vibrant and hard working art school, over one hundred years since its completion in Glasgow.

Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

The award winning Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour was the first literary tour launched in Edinburgh. It is a hilarious duel of wits across three hundred years of great writing and colourful characters.

United Kingdom Hotels

Ynyshir Hall Hotel

Having parts of the hall that date back to the 15th century, this hotel in Powys has a fascinating history, including being owned and refurbished by Queen Victoria. It's stunning surrounding garden is one of its main highlights.

The Torridon

Set in 58 acres of parkland at the end of a magnificent sea loch in Wester Ross, the Torridon has one of the most spectacular and idyllic locations in the country. Its whisky bar stocks over 350 different malt whiskies, including many rare bottles.

The Bell at Skenfrith

Situated in the beautiful county of Monmouthshire, the Bell at Skenfrith is a former 17th century Welsh coaching inn. There are many beautiful walks around the area, including one that goes through the history of Skenfrith Castle just across the road.

Kinloch House

Kinloch is a truly unique place in a magical setting, nestled at the foot of Kinloch Hill on the tranquil shoreline of the sea-loch Na Dal in Sleat on the wildly romantic Isle of Skye. Recognised internationally, Kinloch was cited as one of the world's top 25 small hotels.

Killyhevlin Hotel

Surrounded by lakeside gardens, this family run hotel is located only 1 km from the historic town of Enniskillen, considered to be the gateway to the West of Ireland. The hotel's restaurant boasts of incredible panoramic views of Lough Erne.

Inver Lodge Hotel

Set amid one of the last great unspoiled wildernesses in Europe, the Inver Lodge Hotel offers visitors a tranquil retreat of outstanding natural beauty. It is a perfect destination for anglers, walkers, bird-watchers and anyone who just loves nature.

Carbis Bay

Nestled above 25 acres of golden sands in Cornwall with spectacular sea views and steeped in over 100 years of tradition and history, Carbis Bay has been recognised internationally as one of the most beautiful bays of the world.

Boath House

Being on the Historic Scotland’s ‘endangered list’ in the early 90s, Don and Wendy Matheson restored this Grade A listed Georgian Mansion to its original splendour. It has been described as the most beautiful Regency House in Scotland and is situated near Inverness.

United Kingdom Restaurants

Tyddyn Ilan

Tyddyn Llan is the perfect place to discover North Wales, situated on the edge of Snowdonia, very close to the Lakes of Bala. This restaurant offers meat and game from local estates and fish direct from the Welsh coastline.

Three Chimneys Restaurant

This world-class Restaurant is situated on the shore of Loch Dunvegan at Colbost in the remote north-west corner of Skye, and boasts of matching seasonal, local food with luxury.

Shu Restaurant

Shu (the ancient Egyptian god of atmosphere) is set in a fine Victorian terrace in Belfast. It is furnished in a contemporary style, designed by the leading local designer Paul Horscroft, and serves French-influenced food using the best seasonal ingredients.

Highland Cottage

Highland Cottage presents the freshest locally-sourced ingredients – scallops from Tobermory Bay, crabs from Croig on the west coast of the island and mussels farmed at Inverlussa on Loch Spelve – and is the only AA 2 Rosette restaurant on the isle of Mull.


Housed in a 18th Century Georgian splendour in Swansea, Fairyhill prides itself on its seasonal ingredients of Welsh beef, salt-marsh lamb, sea bass, lobsters from the bays and vegetables and herbs from their own walled garden.


Fusing sophisticated food with a casual, cosmopolitan ambience, Byzantium in Dundee creates classic and contemporary Mediterranean dishes featuring an excellent range of fresh seafood and the finest 28-day matured Scottish beef steaks.

The Abbeville Kitchen

With terse description of their simply delicious British and European dishes, the Abbeville Kitchen in London is a classic example of the modest English attitude. The restaurant's menu changes daily and sometimes features unconventional items such as lamb's tongue.


This listed Georgian townhouse over four floors has been restored to the elegance of its former glory and been touched-up with a 21st century friendly environment. Located in Edinburgh, this restaurant provides a modern French style of cookery.