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Small group tours of Britain

Escorted touring with a difference! On adeo Travel Britain small group tours you’ll enjoy an intimate and authentic visitor experience with a guaranteed group-size of no more than 18 passengers.

Small-group touring is an increasingly popular way to experience Britain; discover destinations across England, Scotland and Wales whilst travelling aboard a luxury mini-coach, with a small group of like-minded people and in the amicable company of a knowledgeable and professional driver-guide or tour director.

With our hand-picked local providers, adeo Travel can offer a range of unique small-group itineraries which venture behind the tourist façade. Far from skimming the tourist highlights, we’ll take you to the heart of the regions of Britain and beyond the traditional tourist honey-traps guaranteeing you’ll visit interesting and unique attractions and engage in authentic local experiences. Not forgetting plenty of free-time to explore or relax at your leisure.

Your inclusive transportation is provided in a luxury 18 seater mini-coach enabling your experienced, professional driver to avoid the boring highways and get off the beaten track taking you to locations that traditional touring coaches simply can’t reach.

And of course, your overnight accommodation should reflect the country in which you’re staying! With a limited group-size your Britain small-group tours offer stays in quainter, more traditional lodgings which are generally privately owned and often family-run (not to mention the occasional manor-house, castle or feature hotel). With many included evening dinners, you’ll dine as you should on holiday in intimate settings and with enticing menus.

  Key features
  • A range of unique itineraries to choose from
  • The services of an accompanying driver-guide or separate tour director
  • All overnight accommodation in charming hotels
  • Full cooked regional breakfast each morning and inclusive evening dining on selected itineraries
  • A comprehensive sightseeing and experience programme
  • Expert advice from your adeo Travel Britain Expert during the planning of your trip
  • Full travel documents pack including suggested sightseeing
  • outline Britain map
  • travel vouchers and our local hints and tips.
      Tour benefits
    • Travel the road less well-trodden to get behind the tourist façade of Britain
    • Your luxury mini-coach can get off the beaten track to areas larger coaches can’t reach
    • Gain local insight of Britain’s history and heritage from your guiding companion
    • Enjoy authentic local experiences and cuisine for a true taste of Britain
    • Experience Britain’s hospitality in quaint and characterful hotels
    • Hassle-free planning with your own dedicated expert.

      Britain Small Group Tours

      Our selection of small group tours of Britain
        Agent Choice for 2023  

      A small group tour of Wales and Cornwall – A perfect combination of Celtic cultures discover the beauty of England’s West Country and the beguiling landscapes of Wales. Your journey will take you over the barren moors and along the rugged coastlines of Devon and Cornwall before passing in to the undiscovered nation of Wales, home to towering mountains and ancient castles. This journey is a combination of our "Treasures of Cornwall" and "Enchanting Wales" tours.

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      Tours of the Scottish Borders - Jedburgh

      A Scotland Small Group Tour - Enigmatic landscapes of lochs, glens and soaring mountains are amongst Scotland's diverse treasures just waiting to be uncovered on this tour. Explore the heart of Scotland and historic Scottish Borders regions to discover dramatic landscapes, fascinating stories and long-standing traditions - if you're looking to discover Scotland's hidden gems and lesser-travelled regions then this is the tour for you.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      Tours of Scotland - Glenfinnan Viaduct

      A small group tour of Britain – Discover what makes Britain Great on this small group journey through the diverse cultures and landscapes of England, Scotland and Wales. This comprehensive itinerary takes you from the peaceful coasts and mountains of Wales, through rustic landscapes of rural England and north in to remote wilderness of the Scottish Highlands. We’ll see iconic landmarks and hidden gems, visit Britain’s quaint villages and heritage cities and enjoy a host of local experiences from steam train rides through the English countryside to whisky tasting in the Highlands.  In the company of your local guides, the Great British Journey is the ultimate way to explore Britain.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      Tours of Scotland - Edinburgh Arthurs Seat

      A small group tour of Scotland – Secrets of Scotland takes you on an epic journey through Scotland’s dramatic landscapes. We’ll discover the history, heritage and natural beauty of this enchanting nation as we pass from historic Edinburgh in to the remote wilderness of the Scottish Highlands; along the way we’ll spot unique wildlife, ancient castle ruins, shimmering lochs and deep glens. With highlights including Royal Deeside, Inverness, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye and Glencoe you’ll come away having uncovered the many secrets of Scotland.

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      Tours of England - Bath

      A Cotswolds Small Group Tour - Heart of England takes you on a journey through one of Britain’s most iconic and traditional regions, encompassing Oxford, Stratford-upon Avon, Bath and the Cotswolds. On your five day trip we’ll experience Oxford’s dreaming Spires, visit enchanting film locations, explore honey-coloured Cotswold villages, ancient abbeys and stately homes not to mention the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bath.

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      Scotlands Tours - Isle of Skye

      A Scottish small group tour – Enjoy this comprehensive tour of Scotland, a captivating land of contrasts which is both aesthetically beautiful and historically fascinating. From Edinburgh to the remote islands of Skye and Mull, enjoy dramatic coastlines, towering mountains, shimmering lochs and heather covered highlands all richly peppered with castles, abbeys and ancient sites which tell the tale of Scotland’s intriguing and often turbulent history.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      England Tours Salisbury

      A small group tour of England – England’s Rustic Charm is a leisurely tour exploring the highlights of central and Northern England. Departing the elegant city of Bath you’ll enjoy a journey through the rolling hills and honey-coloured villages of the Cotswolds to the ruggedly beautiful landscapes of the English Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Along the way we’ll visit the dreaming spires of Oxford, the Tudor streets of Stratford-upon-Avon and spend two nights in the medieval city of York. A leisurely journey that will leave you charmed by England’s unique heritage and rustic landscapes.

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      England Tours - Hever Castle

      An England Small Group Tour – Explore quintessential England on this six-day journey through the beautiful counties of the South East. Discover a wealth of historic and cultural attractions from Canterbury Cathedral and Dover’s White Cliffs to harbour town Whitstable, the “pearl of Kent”. On route sample award-winning English beers, wander some of England’s finest gardens and explore grandiose medieval castles and Royal Palaces.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      Tours of Britain Search

      A small group tour of England and Wales – Enjoy an epic journey of discovery through the varied histories and landscapes of England and Wales. We’ll see many of Britain’s most beautiful natural landscapes from the golden coasts of Pembrokeshire and the mountains of Snowdonia in Wales to the rustic hills and vales of Yorkshire and the Lake District in England. Along the way we’ll sample traditional fare and enjoy a host of local visits including archetypal medieval fortresses, stately English manors, ancient cathedrals and historic steam train journeys; the ideal tour to discover the very essence of Britain.

      Tour the North of England - Durham

      A Britain Small Group Tour - Travel from Edinburgh to London through England's enchanting Eastern regions where the Celts, Romans, Angles and Vikings all left their marks. On this Eastern England small group tour we'll discover rich and contrasting history and culture as we explore the cathedral cities of Durham and York, drive through the stunning and remote landscapes of the Yorkshire Moors and the Peak District and wind our way through the colleges and cobbled streets of Cambridge. On route we'll encounter hidden villages, stately homes and Royal Palaces.

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      Tours of London - Tower Bridge

      A Small Group Tour of Britain - This Tour takes you from London to Edinburgh providing the full British history and culture experience along the way. Experience the natural beauty of the Cotswolds, Wales’ stunning Snowdonia National Park and the Lake District in between visiting cultural highlights such as Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Beatles’ Liverpool and medieval York. Your tour ends in the Scottish capital after a journey through the rolling landscapes of the lowlands.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      Jurassic Coast, Dorset, England

      A Small Group Tour of England – Discover the rich history and rustic landscapes of England on this diverse journey from the far South West to England’s Northern territories. England’s Coastline and Countryside takes you from the golden bays and craggy cliffs of Cornwall through the quintessential villages of the Cotswolds to the rugged landscapes of Yorkshire and the Lake District. Along the way we’ll visit the elegant cities of Bath, Salisbury, Oxford and York and enjoy a host of local visits and experiences to truly immerse ourselves in England’s unique charm and heritage.

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      Tours of Britain - Conwy Bridge

      A small group tour of Wales – Discover beguiling natural landscapes and an utterly unique heritage on this journey through the enchanting nation of Wales. Following a stay in the cosmopolitan capital of Cardiff, we’ll explore the dramatic coastlines of Pembrokeshire, the towering mountains of the Snowdonia National Park and the charming landscapes of the border Marches. Along the way we’ll encounter medieval market towns, secluded villages and colossal castles. Wales is an undiscovered gem that will leave you enchanted by its natural beauty and ancient Celtic heritage.

      England Tours - St Ives Cornwall

      A small group tour of Cornwall – this tour takes you through the beautiful West Country of England, a region which has it all, from history and architecture, to breath-taking scenery and fine food. See wild ponies in the Dartmoor National Park, visit Doc Martin’s Port Isaac and explore a maritime past in Falmouth. Enjoy regional specialties including Cornish Pasties, cream teas and traditional fish'n'chips.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      Britain Tours - Lake District

      A Small Group Tour of England and Scotland – From the southernmost tip of the Cornish Peninsular to the remote wilderness of the Isle of Skye, enjoy an epic small-group journey through the diverse cultures and landscapes of England and Scotland. Discover the quaint fishing towns of Cornwall, the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, the rustic dales of Yorkshire and the barren moorlands of the Scottish Highlands. Along the way we’ll visit the heritage cities of Bath, York, Chester and Edinburgh and experience regional food, drink and hospitality. South Coast to Skye is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the culture and panoramas of England and Scotland.

      Tours of Wales - Tenby

      A Wales small group tour – Wales is a land of myth and mystery, dramatic landscapes and a rich Celtic heritage just waiting to be discovered. On this journey your explore all aspects and regions of this small but fascinating nation.  The Wonders of Wales takes us to the nation’s major sites, through some of Britain’s most beguiling countryside, along dramatic coastlines and introduces us to Welsh history, language and culture old and new!

        Agent Choice for 2023  

      A small group tour of Scotland and Wales – Explore the outer reaches of Britain from the glorious landscapes of the Pembrokeshire coast to the wilds of the Scottish Highlands. Two of Britain’s lesser explored regions, Wales and Scotland, offer a perfect marriage boasting strikingly unique cultures but sharing a common appeal in their undiscovered natural beauty. Your journey will take you from the nations’ capital cities in Cardiff and Edinburgh to the mountains of Snowdonia and the remote seascapes of the Isle of Skye. Along the way you’ll ride steam trains, wander the flagstones of ancient castles and sample local fare.

      Gardens Tours England

      An English Gardens Tour – This small-group journey allows you to enjoy the undoubted highlight of the British gardening year, the Chelsea Flower Show, exhibiting award-winning gardens and resplendent flower displays. With this event as its centrepiece, this tour explores the charming county of Kent, known as the “Garden of England” and celebrates some of the most iconic, creative and inspirational historic houses and gardens in England.

        Agent Choice for 2023  

      A small group tour of Cornwall – Treasures of Cornwall takes you on a leisurely journey through England’s enchanting West Country. This region is home to a unique Celtic heritage and beguiling landscapes; we’ll travel from London over the Salisbury Plain to the barren moors of Devon and the dramatic coastlines of Cornwall beyond. Along the way we’ll visit ancient stone-circles, taste local specialities, unearth Arthurian Legends, discover cliff-side castles, hear smugglers tales and explore rambling fishing villages. Cornwall’s many treasures are just waiting to be discovered.

        Agent Choice for 2023  
      Scotland Tours - Isle of Skye

      A small group tour of England and Scotland – Beauty of Britain is an epic journey exploring the history, heritage and natural landscapes of England and Scotland. We’ll pass from the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, through the rustic landscapes Yorkshire and the Lake District to the barren wilderness of the Scottish Highlands. Our journey is punctuated with visits to Britain’s heritage cities such as Bath, Oxford, York and Edinburgh and we’ll enjoy a host of local experiences including countryside steam train rides, ancient castle visits, traditional afternoon tea and a whisky distillery tour. The true beauty of Britain is waiting to be discovered.

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