"Close your eyes, and the entire history of England seems to
dance in the light of a magic lantern: the thousands of
villages, each with its own church spire and unique folk
traditions; the poetry and drama; the pies and cakes; the
green hills full of sheep; the factories; the Victorian ships
Exclusively Britain can show you the landmarks of Britain, but there is more to this country than Big Ben and The Tower of London. We offer beautiful personalised experiences and can suggest some alternatives you may not be aware of.
Why not enjoy a pint at The Mayflower Pub, where the Mayflower ship set sail for the New World with the first Pilgrim fathers on board.
Let one of our Blue Badge guides show you the pretty Huguenot silk-weavers' houses in London’s East End and see the murder sites of the infamous Jack The Ripper.
You may like to visit the University city of Oxford or Shakespeare country, but we can also offer experiences off the beaten track. Horse Racing at Ascot, London Fashion Week, The Frieze Art Fair or Opera at Glyndebourne are just a few of the possibilities.
At Exclusively Britain we want you to experience more of Britain and create exclusive, unforgettable British tours, tailor-made for you. Whether being chauffeur driven through the countryside, Salmon fishing in Scotland or picnicking overlooking Stonehenge, we will offer the most authentic and memorable days.
“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life… for there is in London all that Life can afford “ Dr Samuel Johnson, 1777
One of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, London covers over 600 square miles and is home to more than 8 million people. It can boast a diverse creative history to modern day art, literature and performance. Equally it is a centre of business and finance and has helped shape the world as we know it.
London has inspired figures such as Karl Marx, Charles Dickens, Jimi Hendrix, Handel, Gandhi, Claude Monet and Oscar Wilde, to name but a few.
A city that has continually re-invented itself, from Roman times, the Great Fire, re-building after the World War II to the city you see today.
Here are a few highlights…
Enjoy the view from the top of St Pauls Cathedral.
Designed by one of London’s most influential architects, Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece was built after the Great Fire and has many secrets waiting to be discovered.
Explore Kew Gardens.
Exotic plants from around world, the botanical gardens has one of the most important Victorian Green Houses in existence. Walk in the tree tops and enjoy the tropical palms from above, or see the marine display with live fish.
A Tour of Fullers Brewery.
The last remaining large working brewery in London, the site at Chiswick has been brewing beer for over three centuries. Sample a few of the beers after you have been taken round and enlightened on the brewing process.
Take a tour of Royal Greenwich and learn about Britain's rich naval history - The Cutty Sark, The Queens House and The Painted Hall in the Old Naval College, one of the world's great painted ceilings. Then enjoy the views of London’s skyline from the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park.
Experience the wizarding world of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros Studio Tour London. Watch one of the movies as you are chauffeur driven in a luxury vehicle to the Studios.
Our Chauffeurs are knowledgeable, professional and personable, they will take care of the entire journey from pick up to drop off.
Travel with us to the timeless and quintessentially English honey coloured villages of The Cotswolds. See a traditional silversmith at work, and then a lovely cream tea. We will take you on a journey through the picturesque villages and countryside of the Cotswolds. Visit the villages of Burford, where you can potter around some antique shops, have a pint at the Eight Bells Inn (Chipping Campden) and beautiful Bibury, with its lazy river and pretty weavers' cottages. Or enjoy one of the country’s finest gardens at Hidcote Manor. See the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace, probably Britain’s largest aristocratic mansion, with a traditional maze, butterfly house and beautiful grounds, before we take you for a pub lunch at The Crown in historic Woodstock. Then on to Oxford – take in some of the best preserved groups of medieval architecture and the famous and ancient Christ Church College, with its cathedral and great Hall (used for the Harry Potter movies). Have a drink in The Eagle and Child pub, where J R R Tolkien and C S Lewis discussed Hobbits, Lions, Witches and Wardrobes. These landmarks can be mixed and matched and tailored for a unique experience.
Drive with us through the glens of Scotland to see some truly majestic scenery. Visit Outlander film sites, a tour and tasting at one of the many whisky distilleries and smoked salmon from a true artisan. Walk the Old Course at St Andrews, the home of golf and the magnificent ruins of the old Cathedral, before heading to the pretty fishing villages of the east coast.
Traverse the Royal Mile with its grand and imposing buildings, set foot inside St Giles Church and Parliament Hall. See inspirational religious leader John Knox’s house and visit the Royal Palace of Holyrood, where Mary, Queen of Scots was caught up in murder and scandal that forced her to leave Scotland for ever. Hear the gruesome stories of 18th century murderers Burke and Hare and the melancholy tale of the loyal little dog, Greyfriars Bobby. Then make your way up to the imposing fortress that is Edinburgh Castle, home to the Scottish crown jewels and centuries of history, as well as the pageantry and military precision of the annual Edinburgh Tattoo. A short journey from the centre, in Leith, where you can step on board Queen Elizabeth II’s decommissioned yacht Britannia, a glimpse into luxurious royal travels from an age gone by.
The Trossachs are famed for their lovely lochs, sweeping valleys and majestic hillsides. Stop off at Stirling, with its imposing Castle, the National Wallace Monument and the Battle Bannockburn Visitor Centre which tell the stirring stories of 14th century patriots William ‘Braveheart’ Wallace and Robert The Bruce. Driving northwards, you enter dramatic scenery and typical highland villages such as Callander, a great place to eat and offers some spectacular walks and cycle pathways along the river. Continuing on the Duke’s Pass the journey delights with highland cottages, lochs and fantastic scenery, before sweeping down into a town made famous by the writer Sir Walter Scott in ‘Lady of the Lake.’ Stop off and enjoy a detour to the stunning Loch Katrine, where you can enjoy a cruise on board the Sir Walter Scott.
The Island of Skye is 50 miles long and the largest of the Inner Hebrides. A truly magical place, it’s home to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes. Whether you are visiting for a few days whilst on a tour of Scotland or staying for a longer spell, the island has many ways to enchant you, with its mountain ranges, miles of dramatic coastline and captivating history.
Head north to discover breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, quintessentially English villages and market towns set on the doorstep of the bustling cosmopolitan cities of York, Liverpool, Carlisle, Leeds and Sheffield. Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and four national parks, each with its own distinctive character, conceal a fascinating industrial past. Local foods, drinks and traditions complement a rich history, evidenced by stately homes and gardens, and monastic ruins, all with a story to tell. A truly beautiful place to enjoy heritage steam railways, leisurely rambles in the hills, around natural lakes or along coastal paths and a pint of locally brewed ale in a typical English pub at the end of a perfect day.
Where to go: Lake District for its lakes and mountains, quaint cottages and Romantic poets; Yorkshire Dales for wildflower meadows, mile after mile of limestone walls, tumbling waterfalls; North York Moors with its heritage steam railway, gaunt ruins of Whitby Abbey and a spectacular coastline; Peak District, home to Chatsworth House. World Heritage Sites: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Saltaire, Liverpool, Hadrian’s Wall; the winding streets of York with its famous Minster.
We can offer access and hospitality packages to exclusive British Events such as the Lawn Tennis Championship at Wimbledon. With a worldwide audience of over 500 million The Championships are an exciting and extravagant date in any sporting and social calendar.
An airport, seaport or station transfer, a day shopping in London or a multi day tour, our chauffeurs will attend to your every need in one of our luxurious vehicles. These include the Mercedes S-Class, Range Rover, Mercedes V-Class and the superb Mercedes Sprinter Jet.
From VIP meet and greet at your arrival airport, to restaurant reservations, theatre tickets or hospitality packages for the most in demand events, Exclusively Britain will be there for you. In addition we can advise/book hotels as well as charter private jets and helicopters. Private Guides, behind the scenes and out of hours private access to the most iconic sites can also be arranged. See more and beyond the landmarks with Exclusively Britain
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