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From the deepest freshwater loch, to the tallest mountain in the UK, Scotland has it all. A country of vast natural wilderness and a unique heritage waiting to be discovered. Whether you visit Scotland for the historic city-life, to enjoy her glorious Highland panoramas or simply to soak-up an utterly unique culture and heritage, your experience will be truly unforgettable. But with so many incredible regions to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. We are here to help! Below is our list of the must-visit regions during any tour of Scotland. (more…)

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Of all the things that pop into your head when you think of Scotland, Castles will not stray far from your thoughts. These ancient relics have long stood the test of time, passing through generations and now serving the nation as a stark, visual reminder of its enthralling history. From mysterious ruins, to Royal palaces - castles are an essential part of the country’s identity. Fitting then, that some of the most luxurious hotel establishments the country has to offer are castles, reinvented for a modern purpose. Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in Scottish history with a stay at some of these incredible accommodations. (more…)

The diverse landscapes of England, Wales & Scotland have produced some of the world’s most important works of literature for centuries. Now, its your turn. Using this guide, you can navigate your way through Britain’s historical influence on literature. Walk in the footsteps of the literary geniuses that shaped Britain’s identity as we know it and discover the majestic landscapes that inspired their words during your tour of Great Britain. Oxford – Tolkien & C.S Lewis Oxford University, England The beacon of academia, Oxford is synonymous with its historical university and influence on the literary world. The establishment dates to the 11th Century and has nurtured philosophical vision, artistic flare and spellbinding literature for generations, including Oscar Wilde, JRR Tolkien…

Explore remote regions, quaint historical towns and powerhouse cities, uncovering the awe-inspiring landscape of the United Kingdom on board some of the world’s most exciting railway journeys. Below is a list of the must-do rail journeys in Britain. If you’re not interest in the drive, then take it from us here at adeo - you want to start planning your route around these truly remarkable rail lines. West Highland line: Scotland (Fort William to Mallaig) Starting with the most iconic; the West-Highland Rail-Way is a marvel of scenic travel. Made famous by the Harry Potter series, this magical route will fill your heart with adventure as your cross over the Glenfinnan Viaduct, taking in the breath-taking majesty of the Scottish…

If you’ve been researching the many wonders that a visit to Wales has to offer, then there is little doubt that somewhere down the line you’ve stumbled across the many, many castles which pepper our landscapes. In fact, Wales has so many of these ancient relics that deciding which ones to prioritize to visit during your time in Wales can be a bit of headache. So, based on my personal experience - as well as my proud heritage as a Welshman - below is a compiled list of the absolute must visit castles during your tour of Wales.   Cardiff Castle: Cardiff, South Wales. Starting with the obvious; situated in the heart of the Welsh Capital of Cardiff, Cardiff Castle…

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Like most of us Brits, world cup fever has taken over here at adeo. The UK may not have played host to the world’s biggest sporting event for 50+ years, but the country is a proud sporting nation and football is arguably the national sport in England! World cup fever has swept the nation, but with Scotland and Wales failing to qualify, Britain’s hopes rest on the shoulders of England’s national team. For now, we can only dream of football coming home and the UK hosting a World Cup event but to satisfy my growing desire to witness one, below is a list of some of, Britain’s most famed footballing stadiums which are famous the world over and which would…

The Kings Speech, The Queen, The Tudors, Victoria and The Crown; the British Monarchy has captured our imaginations and inspired productions on both the large and small screens alike. But whilst we watch these shows from the comfort of our sofas, it’s worth remembering that the story of the Royal Family is woven in to the very fabric of the history and heritage of Britain. On the eve of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we look at ten very real Royal sites and landmarks to be found the length and breadth of Britain… Kenilworth Castle Located in the heart of England, the site at Kenilworth Castle boasts a history dating back over 900 years! Once a…

Cornwall, a land shrouded in legend & myth, encompassing quaint villages, charming coastal towns & world class beaches; Cornwall is also England’s last bastion of an ancient Celtic identity. It’s no secret that the southwest peninsula is a hot-spot for outdoor enthusiasts and for good reason; few places in the UK can boast such a tranquil ambience and coastal landscapes. Cornwall’s untouched coastline has long been its greatest asset when it comes to tourism, but along with its stunning coasts, Cornwall is also home to ancient historical relics and must-see attractions. If you forgot your bucket and spade don’t stress, here is a list of the must-see cultural attractions in Cornwall. The Eden Project: Bodelva, Par. Opening in 2001, The…

If you are planning on coming to London this summer, many of the main attractions can be visited for free or at discounted rates when adding a London Pass to your adeo Travel package. London Passes can be purchased for one, two, three, six or even ten days, and offer great value for money. The average attraction admission, on the day, is around £20 per person, so with a London pass in hand, you’ll be sure to make great savings! This week we are celebrating all things London, so read on to find out more information about our picks for the best visits included with the London Pass. Tower of London Tower Bridge by the Tower of London. No trip…

In the words of DH Lawrence, being in Cornwall is “like being at a window and Looking out of England”; he wasn’t wrong. Cornwall is one of the best places to travel in the UK and, in my opinion, the best summer holiday destination in Britain. There is an endless amount of attractions that this incredibly unique region has to offer. A rich Celtic history and the birthplace of the UK’s famous legend King Arthur, Cornwall effortlessly blends history with the tranquil ambience of life on the coast, quaint fishing villages and peaceful retreats as well as playing host to some of the worlds most fiercely contested surfing competitions. For me, what really puts it ahead of the rest is…