Live Like a Local: London, Wales and ScotlandAugust 1, 2018 • By THIRDHOME
If you’ve booked or are thinking about booking a trip to The United Kingdom, this guide is for you. THIRDHOME‘s Travel Concierge, Liz Bates, has collected The U.K.’s best local experiences, and is now sharing her insider knowledge with you!
DON’T JUST BE A TOURIST. LIVE LIKE A LOCAL, IN LONDON, WALES AND SCOTLAND, BY ADDING-ON ONE OF THESE PRIVATE OR SMALL GROUP EXPERIENCES!
Discover a bustling metropolis of art, history and culture in London. With much more to see than can be fit into a week-long stay, consider adding on a Live Like a Local experience to cover the essentials.
Evening Thames River Dinner Cruise – $179 per person
Enjoy a sumptuous dinner cruising past Big Ben, the London Eye, and more.
Rail it to Liverpool & Beatles Magical Tour – $259 per person
Included roundtrip rail tickets, Beatles Magical Mystery Tour, and entry to The Beatles Story.
Buckingham Palace – $129 per person
A panoramic tour of royal sites in central London followed by an audio tour of the staterooms, ballroom, and throne room in Buckingham Palace.
Stunning coasts and castles await in ancient Wales. Uncover mythical landscapes, historic landmarks and seaside charm in the Celtic land of Wales.
Private Brecon Beacons & Historic Sites – $429 per person
Find otherworldly views from mountains that tower over tiny hamlets boasting historic churches.
Private Pembrokeshire Coast – $429 per person
Visit Dylan Thomas’ home, Laugharne Castle, beautiful beaches, and more in this stunning coastal area.
Visit Edinburgh, the capital and cultural center of Scotland. It’s medieval architecture, craggy coast and exciting nightlife will have you longing for more time in this vibrant city.
Old & New Town Tasting Walking Tour – $125 per person
Enjoy good food, drink and company while learning the rich history of Edinburgh. Old & New Town are both listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Entrance to Edinburgh Castle w/Afternoon Tea – $69 per person
Visit this hilltop fortress, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels. After a self-guided tour, enjoy traditional afternoon tea with scones and sandwiches at the castle’s elegant tea room.
Beyond the marvels of Edinburgh lies an entire country filled with historic and cultural gems. From Loch Ness to the Isle of Sky, there’s no shortage of bucket list sites to see in Scotland.
Eileen Donan Castle & Isle of Skye – $125 per person
Behold some of Scotland’s most iconic scenery- Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle, Isle of Skye, and Black Isle.
Discover Malt Whisky Highlands Tour – $69 per person
Experience single malt Scotch whisky at two fascinating distilleries on the edge of the Highlands on this full-day tour.
Melrose Abbey & Alnwick Castle – $75 per person
Rolling hills, beautiful ruins, and a fascinating castle used as filming locations for Harry Potter and Downtown Abbey.
NO Keys are required to book these excursions and guided activities, however, a Personal Concierge assistance fee of $200 will be required upfront and does not include the actual tours and experiences you opt to add-on. If you would like to include a local excursion, please contact THIRDHOME‘s Travel & Concierge, Liz Bates.