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Let Brendan Vacations take you personally to Ireland and Scotland and show you a view of our homelands through the eyes of the locals as only we can. As the dedicated Celtic travel experts, no one knows Ireland and Scotland like we do. We know that travel is personal, and we ensure we plan every vacation to ignite the sense of wonder that is aligned to our extraordinary part of the world, we call home.

As we begin our next 50 years, your stories are brought to life by our team in the heart of Dublin where our hand-crafted itineraries offer unequalled Celtic expertise, deep local relationships and insights, the must-see sights, and highly personalized service.

Relax into the ultimate in stress-free travel.

 

Travel to Ireland and Scotland

Top trips hand-crafted by local experts

Book with Confidence

You’re free to change your travel plans until 30 days before your trip.

The world is waiting for you. To give you peace of mind and more time to make decisions about your future travel plans, on any new bookings made until further notice, you can change your booking up to 30 days prior to departure.

*Conditions Apply, click for details.

Planning Ahead?

Book now and save up to 10% on 2021 trips.*

Traveling to Ireland and Scotland at any time is grand, which is why seats on our Guided Vacations book up quickly every year. Take advantage of our early release of 2021 trips and secure your preferred trip and date, all at the best price. Plus, for popular experiences like a stay at Ashford Castle or tickets to Military Tattoo Festival be sure to book today.

Iconic Ireland and Ashford Castle

10 days from $2,561

Board 'The Isle of Innisfree', across the shimmering Lough Corrib to elegant Ashford Castle, once home to the famous Guinness family and the highlight of your iconic journey around the Emerald Isle.

Best of Ireland and Scotland

15 days from $3,263

Pretty pink heather hues and an emerald green landscape define the rugged beauty of Scotland and Ireland - home to enduring myths and legends, grand castles, bloody battles and the perfect swing.

Best of Scotland

7 days from $1,449

Travel from Scotland's literary capital, Edinburgh to Glasgow, the battlefields of Culloden and Glencoe, as your quest takes you past the lochs and glens of the Scottish Highlands.

Irish Highlights

7 days from $1,212

Share a pint and some craic with new friends and you'll wish you'd stayed longer on the Emerald Isle. From cathedrals and castles to Waterford crystal, there's a lot to say sláinte about. 

Britain and Ireland Highlights

10 days from $2,228

Start your tale of two islands in London, exploring such cities as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Cardiff, as well as the scenic Yorkshire Dales and rugged Ayrshire Coast. 

Scotlands Highlands Islands and Cities

13 days from $2,993

Visit the isles of Skye and Mull, the Orkney Islands and witness the beauty of Loch Ness. View the ruins of Melrose Abbey and visit Glamis Castle, the setting for Shakespeare's Macbeth. 

Shamrocks and Leprechauns

10 days from $2,336

One for the story books, everything's Eiré about this grand family adventure through the Emerald Isle, which will see you play the Game of Thrones and encounter leprechauns and giants along the way. 

Wonders of Britain and Ireland

15 days from $3,326

Travel through England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to write your own story that will feature a Blarney Stone kiss, a swig of Guinness and romance rediscovered in the Lake District. 

Best of Ireland

10 days from $2,156

Learn why the Irish say, "if you're lucky enough to be Irish, you're lucky enough", on this journey through Connemara, the stronghold of the O'Donnell Clan, and to beautiful Adare. 

Britain and Ireland Grandeur

23 days from $4,253

No corner of the British Isles will remain unexplored, from London and Liverpool to Edinburgh, Dublin and Belfast, with a visit to The Giant's Causeway, the Ring of Kerry and 'Nessie'. 

Enchanting Emerald Isle

8 days from $1,875

Centuries of Irish heritage and culture are revealed on this adventure across the windswept valleys of Ireland, from Dublin's Georgian Squares to the Anglo-Norman Kilkenny Castle on the Nore River. 

Treasures of Ireland

6 days from $1,450

Embrace the free-spiritedness of your hosts as you explore soulful Dublin, secure your gift of the gab with a Blarney kiss and admire inspiring Irish landscapes along the Ring of Kerry. 

Britain and Ireland Panorama

19 days from $3,915

From the spires of London, Edinburgh and York, to the wild, windswept landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and Ireland, explore all the nooks and crannies of Britain and Ireland. 

Highland Trail inspired by Outlander

13 days from $2,993

Trace the footsteps of Claire and Jamie, visit Doune Castle, the setting for Clan Mackenzie's Castle Leoch, and Fife which featured in several Outlander scenes. 

Terms & Conditions

*Temporary changes to standard terms and conditions apply to new bookings until further notice. This applies to the land portion of bookings only and does not apply to group bookings. This penalty waiver allows you to change the destination and/or trip you are traveling on. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference. Normal penalties apply for full cancellation without rebooking or cancellations within 30 days of departure. Please note, airlines may impose different change policies, and if you declined travel insurance, you are responsible for any airline cancellation penalties. Other conditions apply.

^$200 travel credit is valid per person; cannot be used for deposit or insurance; one credit per person as a one-time credit on your next booking secured with a new deposit. Not valid if cancelled booking received a full refund. Savings are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Not combinable with Early Payment Discounts, Last Minute Deals, Real Travel Deals, Group Discounts, show coupons and other promotional offers.

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