The British Isles reputation for fine dining has come a long way over the last 20 years. Today, world renowned chefs practice their craft at hundreds of wonderful restaurants across the isles. You can count on innovative takes on fresh salmon, tender lamb, grass-fed beef along with local favorites like fish & chips, haggis, steak pies, welsh rarebit and Irish stew. And don’t forget the unforgettable, purely dietetic Sticky Toffee Pudding! Whatever your tastes, we can recommend and reserve the very best choices for hearty meals, and world-class dining experiences.
WHISKY TASTING & DISTILLERY TOURS
A trip to the British Isles wouldn’t be complete without sampling the best local beverages. Whether it’s a pint of Guinness after the round, a wee dram of the local Scottish whisky or a glass of classic Irish whiskey, you can’t go wrong. We happily arrange whisky tastings, world famous brewery and distillery tours for our guests. These opportunities round out one’s trip and provide a ‘taste’ of the local flavors. Just tell us about your tastes and leave the rest to us!
FLY FISHING & DEEP SEA FISHING
The British Isles offer some of the best fishing in the world - from world-class trout and salmon fly fishing to deep-sea fishing for shark, and other local fish. We have relationships with outfitters and guides who supply all of the necessary equipment and for first timers, all of the needed instruction. Everyone should take a day or two off from golf to unwind and enjoy the great outdoors of the UK and Ireland. Let us make your trip more than memorable!
There are more than 50 sites across the British Isles that offer clay shooting. These outfitters provide all of the equipment and instruction needed to have an unforgettable experience. Try clay shooting in the British isles and you’ll come away amazed.
GUIDED CITY OR TOWN TOURS
A guided tour of cities like Dublin, Edinburgh, Liverpool or St. Andrews is the perfect way to learn more about the history and culture of the British Isles. There are so many wonderful things to see and these experiences are only better with a seasoned, vetted guide. The guides we employ are wonderful locals with a knack for making learning about their cities interesting and fun. And as a tip, if you’re golfing in N. Ireland, you won’t want to miss a tour of the ‘troubles’. Just ask and we’ll book a remarkable tour for you!
Are you a fan of English Premier League soccer? Have you ever been to a Hurling or Gaelic football match? Do you enjoy horse racing? We can enhance your golfing trip by planning a day or evening event for you taking in the local sporting culture. Watch your favorite team on the pitch. Just ask and leave the rest to us!
We are always thrilled to book tickets to golf tournaments. Whether it’s amateur golf or the professional game, we know the events and arrange for your advance tickets. Our guests have enjoyed not only the Open Championship but the Ryder Cup, the Walker Cup, the Irish Open, the Scottish Open, the Dunhill Links Championship, the Women’s Open Championship and the Senior Open Championship. We have the connections to make your dreams of tournament golf a reality!
CASTLE & HISTORICAL SITE TOURS
There are hundreds of castles and historical sites across the British Isles that are not to be missed. From William Wallace’s (Braveheart) battlefield at Culloden to Killarney Castle to the Cliffs of Moher to the White Cliffs of Dover. You can take in the local color by allowing us to book a tour near your golfing route. Our travellers love these tours and we know our biggest regret is having missed these opportunities on our initial trips. Share with us your interests and we’ll do the rest!
CULTURAL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
If you’re a lover of the arts, then the British Isles will surely be nirvana for you. There are dozens of the world’s best museums across the isles and access is typically free. In addition to museums, there are pipe and drum events, the Fringe Festival, local fairs and events. Once we have your dates, we’ll alert you to all of the local happenings and activities. Make your choices and we’ll do the booking.
LIVE MUSIC & THEATER
Our clients love hearing traditional music in the pubs of Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales - we know all of the best spots for local music! In addition, we have booked tickets to big name acts playing at major or regional venues. We have also sent clients to venues in Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow and the West End in London for live theater. Once we’ve booked your trip, we’ll alert you to any available concerts and theater events. It’s our pleasure to arrange these activities for you.
UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCES
The UK and Ireland are full of wonderful shopping opportunities. The major cities offer many unique shopping experiences but we also know of select shopping experiences in the outlying areas where one can find first rate cashmere and woolen goods, hard to find brands and food items you’ll want to bring home with you. Many of these are along your travel routes and make for an excellent break from the travel. You can’t arrive back home without picking up something for your loved ones! Let us share with you our hidden shopping spots.