Picturesque villages, stunning natural landscapes and a wealth of fascinating history await in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Marvel at the beautiful architecture, stand atop dramatic cliffs that plunge into the ocean below, visit quaint medieval villages and indulge in a variety of local produce. Book a small group tour to the United Kingdom and Ireland online or speak to one of our friendly Travel Specialists.
Unique Local Experiences
Experience a Beatles tour of Liverpool’s famous sites, a ride up Scotland's Aonach Mor, and a journey to Devils Bridge on a steam train.
Let us show you the incredible sights of the United Kingdom. Take in the ancient history and beautiful architecture of Bath, be amazed by the dramatic scenery of Loch Ness and wander the streets of historic Edinburgh.
Explore on foot
Walking is one of the best ways to really get to the essence of a destination! Enjoy these optional and free walking tours on selected tours in the United Kingdom.
One of the best ways to get to know your destination is through your stomach.
Small Group Tours
Take a journey back in time as we meander through the picturesque villages of southern England.
Discover the land of royalty on a grand adventure through England, Scotland and Wales.
Conjuring images of stunning natural vistas, dramatic rocky coastlines, broody overcast skies and smiling locals await you in Ireland.
United Kingdom & Ireland Destinations
Green rolling hills, lively cities, quaint villages, cobblestone streets and an incredible amount of history are waiting to be explored in this fine country.
Often referred to as the Emerald Isle, Ireland is the land of rugged coastal landscapes, Guinness, leprechauns, bagpipes, shamrocks and of course – St. Patrick’s Day.
Soak up the culture of the country's vibrant capital, Edinburgh, step back in time as you visit quaint towns, and take in the serenity when you explore the country's incredible natural beauty.
United Kingdom & Ireland Highlights
Cliffs of Moher
Rising over 200 metres from the seabed, the rough, jagged Cliffs of Moher are a sight to behold. Facing the majestic Atlantic ocean, these 300 million year old cliffs are home to over 20 species of seabirds. Over the 600 metre stretch, you can find multiple paths to explore and three different viewing platforms which offer stunning 360 degree views. Beneath the sea cliffs there is a variety of marine life, including whales, basking sharks, seals and more. Photo by Leighton Smith/Unsplash.
Isle of Skye
As one of the largest islands in the Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Skye is an adventurer’s dream. Filled with rugged landscapes, stunning scenery, a number of walking trails and a rich history, this island is truly mesmerising. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking sites of the Kilt Rock, the Old Man of Storr and the fairy pools at the foot of the Black Cuillins. You can also visit the town of Glenfinnan, famous for its iconic viaduct bridge featured in the Harry Potter film series. Photo by Daniel Tonks/Unsplash.
Brecon Beacons National Park
Brecon Beacons National Park is one of Wales most popular hiking spots. The national park covers over 836kms of land and contains a beautiful, varied landscape of hills, waterfalls, sinkholes, cliffs and broad valleys. The Brecon Beacons National Park also boasts magnificent Old Red Sandstone peaks and includes some of Southern Wales highest mountains, including Pen-y-Fan, the highest mountain in Southern Britain. Photo by Julia Zolotova/Unsplash.
One of the world’s most visited cities, London offers an incredible mix of history and the contemporary. Iconic sites of Big Ben, the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge surround the city, amongst the innovative architecture of The Shard and 30 St Mary Axe, informally known as ‘The Gerkin’. Head to the infamous theatre district of the West End for a show, discover some of the world’s best fashion at Harrods, or simply relax in one the many stunning gardens including Hyde Park or Hampstead Heath. You’ll be overwhelmed trying to fit it all in! No visit is complete however, without a quick stop at the Queen’s residence, Buckingham Palace! Photo by Charles Postiaux/Unsplash.
Escorted by Marion & Frank Bunnik
Join Marion Bunnik, Bunnik Tours’ founder and her globetrotter husband, Frank, on a leg of their UK & Ireland adventure in 2023. To kick start their journey they will join our Scotland Discovery 2 June 2023 departure, shortly followed by our Icons of Ireland 11 June 2023 departure. Don’t miss out on the chance to explore picturesque villages, stunning natural landscapes and fascinating history with our very own travel experts.
United Kingdom & Ireland FAQs
How much does a UK trip cost?
A United Kingdom & Ireland tour package can vary in price, depending on the length of your tour and where you want to go. At Bunnik Tours, we have a 22 day England, Scotland & Wales small group tour that provides an in-depth journey through all three countries. Starting from $11,995 per person, you can visit the Roman Baths, travel through the Brecon Beacons National Park, learn the history and mystery behind the Loch Ness monster, and cruise Lake Windermere. We also have a range of land only tours through the UK & Ireland. These are shorter in duration and exclude airfares, giving you more flexibility to create your dream holiday.
How many days are enough for the United Kingdom & Ireland?
This ultimately depends on what you’d like to see and do. If you want an in-depth look at the UK, then we suggest at least 2-3 weeks. This will give you plenty of time to visit the popular sites, explore the south coast and immerse in the history and culture.
Which tour package is best for the United Kingdom?
We highly recommend our England, Scotland & Wales small group tour. Guided by an expert tour guide, you'll get to see and experience the very best that the UK has to offer. On our UK tours, you’ll also get to stay in character accommodation and stay off the beaten tourist path!
If you have any questions about our United Kingdom & Ireland or Europe tours, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team of Travel Specialists.
Is food expensive in the UK?
Not at all, food in the UK is very affordable! When it comes to meals in the UK the pricing is quite consistent with what we pay here in Australia. However, where the difference comes from is during the currency conversion from the Australian Dollar to the Pound Sterling which is approximately 1.7 to 1.
Are there any current travel restrictions in the UK?
At Bunnik Tours, we are committed to safe travel for everyone. Visit our Book & Travel with Confidence page to find out about our latest policies.
How can I tour the UK as a responsible traveller?
At Bunnik Tours, we believe in responsible travel and sustainable tourism. For more information, visit our Sustainable Tourism hub.
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