United Kingdom

Dating back to the 10th century, the United Kingdom consists of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Together, they are home to a fascinating story of feuding monarchs, industrial revolution and the counterculture of the 1960s and 70s. With endless possibilities, gain an insider’s perspective to the Royal Family, journey to the Scottish highlands in search of the Loch Ness Monster with your grandchildren or visit the former shipyard where the Titanic was built.

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United Kingdom Tours for Seniors

Are you interested in discovering all the United Kingdom has to offer? With its rich history and culture, the British Isles, consisting of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, offer an exciting opportunity for travel adventure. Road Scholar's amazing UK guided tours bring this history and culture to life.

From the industrial revolution to the counterculture movement of the 1960s and 1970s, the United Kingdom has a fascinating story to tell. And our British Isles tours for seniors provide the perfect opportunity to learn, explore, and discover.

Want to gain an insider's perspective on the Royal Family or maybe visit the former shipyard where the Titanic was built? With Road Scholar, you can do it all! Our expert guides will bring you to top historical sites and help you understand the cultural significance of each.


Browse Popular United Kingdom Tours for Seniors

Are you considering taking a solo trip to the UK or perhaps exploring the British Isles on a guided tour? You're in luck because the United Kingdom is filled with some of the most iconic destinations in the world. Let's take a closer look at some of the best places to visit in the UK.

  • London, England: This sprawling metropolis is a bustling global hub of finance and culture. You can't miss taking a double-decker bus tour to discover historic landmarks, indulging in local British cuisine like fish and chips or a Sunday roast, and visiting Buckingham Palace. Other must-sees include checking the time at Big Ben, taking a panoramic shot of the city on the London Eye, and exploring the world-famous British Museum.

  • Bath, England: This historic town is famous for its Roman spas and the Temple of Sulis Minerva. You'll be in awe of the elegance of Georgian style when you take a stroll around the Royal Crescent, one of the country's most recognizable architectural landmarks.

  • Scotland: With our UK guided tours through the northern region of Great Britain, you can explore popular locations such as Edinburgh Castle, the Isle of Arran, and the Scottish Highlands. You can even search for Nessie, the mysterious creature known for swimming in the waters of Loch Ness.

These are just a few of the top United Kingdom tours. And with our expertly curated itineraries, you won't have to worry about a thing. Just sit back, relax, and let us handle all the logistics so you can fully enjoy your adventure. 


Choosing the Best Guided Tour of the United Kingdom

With so much to see and do, choosing the best United Kingdom tour can be a challenge. At Road Scholar, we make that choice easy. Our educational guided tours of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland allow you to discover everything this group of islands has to offer. 

Whether you want to learn about Shakespeare, visit prestigious institutions like Cambridge and Oxford, explore historic sites, or taste delicious Irish cuisine, we have a tour that will suit you.

Some of our most popular UK guided tours include exploring England and Wales, taking a British Isles sea voyage, and discovering the culture of Ireland. We have carefully designed each tour to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the country's history, culture, and traditions.


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