With Wales having celebrated St David’s Day earlier this week, here at adeo Travel, we are looking into all things Welsh! After all, we are based in the Welsh capital city, Cardiff! Here in Wales, 2018 is being celebrated as the “Year of the Sea”, which we think is the perfect excuse to look at some of the incredible coastal destinations and attractions that Wales has to offer. Read on to discover our top five coastal destinations to visit in Wales: 5. Llandudno and Conwy Great Orme, Llandudno, Wales The charming seaside town of Llandudno on the north coast of Wales has been winning the hearts of Brits for over a century now. A traditional seaside resort which has long…

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Our social media theme this week is the Heart of England, with that in mind I thought I’d write a little piece about our familiarisation trip that we undertook last year in order to explore the Cotswolds and see some of the destinations, attractions and hotels that we recommend for our clients. Thornbury Castle Hotel, Thornbury, near Bath, Cotswolds - Driving tours of England It is safe to say that the Heart of England is a collage of picturesque villages and patchwork fields, which attracts thousands of visitors the world-over each year. We started off, by venturing across the Severn Bridge to Thornbury, to tour the incredible Thornbury Castle. Thornbury Castle certainly lives up to the hype! A blend of…

With the cheer of the festive season now becoming a distant memory, and the chilly winds of January starting to ease off, we can finally start looking forward to Spring and Summer. With milder temperatures and longer days, we're all ready for a bit more romance in our lives. Happy Valentines Day! It's the time of the year when the English rose becomes even more symbolic, and chocolates and heart shaped items flood the shop windows ready for the hopeless charmers and loved up partners to show how much they care. Valentine's Day is a very old tradition, thought to originate from as far back as Roman times when they had a festival named Lupercalia in mid-February - which officially marked the…

The English West Country, a collection of some of the most rural, beautiful counties Britain has to offer. From the traditional farming scene of Somerset, to the bustling and charming Cornwall, this stretch of English soil means a great deal to most Brits, but to me it's also Home. And I may be biased but a tour of Cornwall and the West Country would be up there in my top destinations to visit in England! Visiting Rural Somerset Wells Town and Cathedral, Somerset - Driving Tour of England's West Country Growing up in Somerset, some of my greatest memories were of Somerset’s array of attractions, many of which are natural landscapes and free of charge to visit. First-up, we have…

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After a very busy season here at adeo Travel, we finally got the opportunity to take a break from the office and head out to bonny Scotland! Eager to have as much practical knowledge as possible about the places and accommodations that we recommend for our guests, trips like this one give us, as advisors, the opportunity to experience first-hand what we offer to our guests and gives us a helpful insight into how our trips work for our guests… After an early start we arrived at our local airport in Cardiff and headed to Glasgow for our 4-day adventure…and what an adventure it was! Landing in Glasgow after a short flight we made our way to pick up our…

Britain is on the rise and quickly becoming one of the favoured destinations to travel in the world. Popular for its Royal family, its screenwriters, its history, its scenery and its strong culture… not forgetting its huge music influences Britain has always been an intriguing place to visit. In September 2017, Rough guide readers named Scotland the most beautiful country in the world to visit… out of 20 countries including New Zealand, Finland & South Africa… that’s a huge statement! Scotland has its own unique identity, famous for its Isles, stunning drives which sweep you through the most stunning natural scenery, its castles, whiskey, the thistle. The list is endless of what this special country has to offer.   What’s…

Ding Ding! Round two! If you didn’t manage to find your list-topping bucket-list idea last round, read on to see if it features this time round. Alternatively, get inspired by the many fantastic experigleences available to our guests in 2018 throughout the stunningly beautiful countries of England, Scotland and Wales... Walk Along Hadrian’s Wall Built as a defensive fortification by Roman Emperor Hadrian during AD 122 Britannia, parts of the originally 80-mile-long Wall have stood the test of time for the modern-day tourist to enjoy. Conveniently located just North of Carlisle and the Lake District National Park, park up at Birdoswald Roman Fort and enjoy a leisurely stroll back through time, discovering the history of the 16 forts designed and…

It’s almost time to start planning your dream 2018 vacation, which means one thing: time to tick-off a box or two from your bucket list! England, Scotland and Wales have a vast arrange of must-do attractions, with some truly special sights to see and do to make your trip as enjoyable and memorable as possible. Here is just a few of the many possibilities: Board the Jacobite Steam Train across the Glenfinnan Viaduct:   Rail enthusiasts and Harry Potter fans rejoice! Many of our rail tours of Scotland offer the chance to ride the Jacobite through the Scottish Highlands and over the Glenfinnan Viaduct towards the fishing town of Mallaig. This locomotive attracts visitors from the world-over and is famous…

With enquiries coming in thick and fast for 2018 vacations in Britain, we are receiving one of our most commonly asked questions here at adeo Travel - when is the best time to visit England, Scotland and Wales!? As with many questions, there is no simple response, as the answer will be different for every guest depending on what is important to them for their trip. Here I do my best at outlining some of the things to think about when planning your vacation to enable you to make the best decision for yourself on when to visit our beautiful country! Weather      The weather is famously unpredictable in Britain and we can experience all four seasons in one day, however most…

After record numbers of guests travelling this summer, it is time to share just some of the feedback we have recevied from our guests. Those that have travelled so far have offered fantastic feedback, both constructive and helpful, allowing for further development of our tours and an even better experience for those looking to travel in 2018. Here's what some of our adeo Travel guests have had to say so far: “Thank you so much for planning such an incredible trip... it was exceptional”. Teresa Larada Horner-Miller, London and Beyond, New Mexico, USA “Your service and advice was great”. Tim Ross, Best of Britain, West Virginia, USA “Service was very good and the pre-travel advise helpful, very good information, all…