The Brits just keep us intrigued, and having recently had some major celebrations including the Queen’s platinum wedding anniversary, another royal offspring on the way, and of course one of the world’s most eligible bachelors, Prince Harry recently popped the question to the beautiful Meghan Markle, we just cannot get enough Brit right now, Hello Joburgers.
All this excitement has us thinking we need a trip to the UK to go and join in all the fun, and are excited to see what Luxury Gold travel has on offer. Luxury Gold certainly elevate travel beyond the ordinary, with Traveling Concierges opening doors around the world to places and people most wouldn’t dream possible. Luxury Gold takes care of everything while guests relax and enjoy Exclusive VIP Experiences, epicurean dining, authentic regional cuisine and hand-picked deluxe accommodations. Smaller group touring styles are expertly crafted to suit all preferences and are sure to craft an astonishing journey of wonder, adventure and new learning.
Their amazing British Royale escorted journey combines splendid historic monuments with intimate experiences sure to forge a lifetime of memories. Travellers are invited to uncover the very essence of Britain though passionate locals and knowledgeable experts who will bring stories from the past and present to remarkable life in exquisite style and comfort.
Okay – so you get to take an incredible 9-day journey across Britain to enjoy a selection of exclusive VIP experiences, including private visits to royal gardens, Edinburgh Castle and the Tower of London for a private viewing of the Ceremony of the Keys, an ancient gate-closing ritual that has been carried out every night by the Beefeaters, without fail for the last 700 years.
Guests will see British ceremony at its best, as they witness the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace before heading to Windsor Castle to meet a Military Knight who will describe how Knights are appointed, and what duties they are required to perform.
Guests can enjoy special access to the magnificent Edinburgh Castle and join a Local Expert for a guided exploration and view the Crown Jewels and Stone of Destiny. As part of the Chairman’s Collection – a specially curated selection of truly exceptional experiences – guests will venture to the majestic Alnwick Castle for an afternoon spent with the elegant Duchess of Northumberland for a private tour of her beautifully restored gardens. They will explore one of Britain’s most iconic castles, home to the Percy family for 700 years and filming location for Downton Abbey and Harry Potter.
During their journey, guests will be treated to unbelievable dining experiences, starting with a glamourous Welcome Dinner of seasonal flavours and wines recommended by a dedicated sommelier at the Red Carnation award-winning 5-star luxury boutique Milestone Hotel. Afterwards, guests will luxuriate in a night spent at the Milestone (voted the number 2 Best Hotel in London by Travel & Leisure’’s World’s Best Awards) with a 24-hour butler service and sumptuous comforts. Superbly located opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens, and close to the Royal Albert Hall.
In York, guests will enjoy an exclusive, after-hours VIP entry to the majestic Harlow Carr Gardens, a member of the Royal Horticultural Society, before taking part in a posh twilight picnic surrounded by true beauty. A traditional afternoon of Scottish tea and scones awaits guests at the Edinburgh Regale in their gorgeous ceilidh ballroom.
Find out more about the trip and Luxury Gold right here…
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