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7 Reasons to Visit Dumfries and Galloway
With castles, coast & more, visiting Dumfries & Galloway should be on your travel bucket list. Discover the top sites for yourself on a Rabbie’s tour.
10 of the Best Castles in Scotland to Visit
With their connection to the past & their majestic appearance, castles are endlessly fascinating. Discover the best castles in Scotland to visit now!
A Review of the West Highlands, Lochs & Castles Day Tour with Rabbie’s
Find out about Briony’s day tour to the West Highlands where she discovered some of Scotland’s most scenic lochs and historic castles.
6 Reasons to Visit Tuscany
To celebrate our brand-new Tuscany tour, we've brought you six reasons to visit the region of Italy that has influenced the world.
So, you want to be a Viking? A guide to the best Viking spots in England
Viking culture pops up everywhere. But have you ever wondered why? The ancient civilisation has left its mark on England, and we've compiled the best spots for you to experience some Vikingness in real-time.
Everything Under the Sun: 6 Best Spots to Celebrate the Summer Solstice in the UK
With so many stone circles and other prehistoric sites, the UK is one of the best places to feel the magic of the summer solstice.
Top Things to See and Do in Seville: The Ultimate Guide
Sunny Seville is a dream. We've compiled a list of our top tips of things to see and do in the land of flamenco so that you can get the best out of your visit.
Where Are the Best Beaches in Britain?
Britain isn’t exactly well known for its sunny beaches. But there’s something enchanting about its coastline often overlooked by sun-seeking travellers. We'll let you in on the secret.
The Dragon: Everything You Need to Know About the Welsh National Animal
Do dragons exist? Why is the dragon the national animal of Wales? Where can I find dragons in real life? We tell you everything you need to know about the Welsh dragon.
What’s All the Fuss About Snowdonia?
Things you need to know about the adventurers' paradise in Wales.
A Royal Paradise: Why Queen Victoria Favoured Osborne House
Lavish interiors, sweeping summer terraces and haunted hallways: Discover why Osborne House on the sunny Isle of Wight was so well-loved by Queen Victoria.
Explore Scotland's 9 Must-See Waterfalls
Visit Scotland's famous waterfalls to restore your well-being and reconnect with nature.
12 Reasons to Visit the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland
Inspiring landscapes, quirky pubs & ancient sites. Visiting the Dingle Peninsula should be on any Irish travel agenda. Read our 12 reasons to visit now.
Experience 'Real-Life' Bridgerton
These itineraries from London let you delve into the romance and beauty of Bridgerton.
Where Are the Best Game of Thrones Locations in Northern Ireland?
Explore the real-life landscapes of Westeros and Essos on an unforgettable journey around Northern Ireland.
Stories from the Storr
The Isle of Skye's most iconic landscapes has inspired many myths and legends. Here are a few of our favourites.
39 Things You Only Understand if You've Been to Ireland
You need to visit to understand these 39 things about Ireland.
Where Are the Best Outlander Locations in Glasgow?
Discover Glasgow's filming sites that provided backdrop for many unforgettable Outlander scenes.
20 UK & Ireland Destinations You Should Visit in 2020
Are you stuck for inspiration for your next holiday? We went out and found the best historical locations for you to visit this year.
The Difference Between Travelling Europe by Cruise and Small Group Tours
Are small group tours an exciting alternative to cruising Europe?
7 Reasons Why Travellers Love Britain in Winter
Better sweaters, warmer drinks, and lovelier colours: these things will make you want to travel Britain in winter.
Beira: Scotland’s Most Powerful God
One eye, white hair, and dark blue skin. Meet the Queen of Winter, the most important Celtic goddess.
18 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling to Europe
Travelling around Europe is exciting and captivating. But it can also be a little overwhelming, especially if you embark on your holiday unprepared. Here's everything you need to know.
Skye Needs Your Help
Staffin on the Isle of Skye has some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. But tourism has reached a breaking point and is no longer sustainable at this level on the island.
7 Reasons to Visit Glendalough & the Wicklow Mountains National Park
Wicklow Mountains National Park is brimming with awe-inspiring scenery and an ancient monastic site in the beautiful Glendalough Valley waiting to be explored.
5 Breathtaking Villages and Cities in Portugal
While the beauty of the coast draws people to Portugal, it’s the enchanting villages and secret nooks and crannies in the cities which amaze us.
Which Movies & TV Shows Were Filmed in the Cotswolds?
From historical dramas like Downton Abbey to sci-fi epics such as Star Wars, the Cotwolds has added its magic to many films and TV shows over the years.
5 Places to Visit in Europe if You Loved the Scottish Highlands
There are more similarities between bonnie Scotland and sunny Europe than you may think.
Iona and the Mysterious Death of Netta Fornario
Driver-Guide David Withers unveils the mysterious tale of Netta Fornario, a young occultist who was found dead on the Isle of Iona in 1929.
36 Scottish Food and Drink You Must Try
Scotland is a foodie paradise. From smoked salmon to whisky ice cream, you'll love the richness and diversity of cuisine here.
7 Facts About Chester Cathedral
From bored, board game playing monks to fantastically carved beasts, these facts about Chester Cathedral may pique your interest and even leave you a little surprised.
A Short History of Cumbernauld
One of our driver-guides gives you the local insights into the history of Cumbernauld.
What is the Beast of Bodmin Moor?
The legendary beast prowls South-West England. Do you believe it's real?
An Insider's Guide to Inverness: Part Two
This is part two of our in-depth look into the sights and delights of Inverness, the 'Capital of the Highlands'.
An Insider's Guide to Inverness: Part One
Scotland's most northerly city supplies warm Highland hospitality in abundance and has more to offer than many people may think.
An Insider's Guide to Aberdeen
Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city. Find out how to make the most out of your time there.
The Many, Many, Destructions of Dunnottar Castle
Read about the turbulent past of one of the most unlucky castles in Scotland.
Hard to Reach Gems from Edinburgh
We compare your travel options to discover some of the most difficult to reach gems in Scotland.
5 Irish Locations You Need to Visit on St Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day doesn't have to be all about Guinness & general tomfoolery. You can have a craic-ing time exploring these Irish sights instead.
An Insider's Guide to Manchester
Manchester: birthplace of the Suffragettes, Manchester United football team and legendary rock band, The Smiths.
Beautiful Pitlochry: A Guide to Perthshire’s Highland Gem
From hills and forests to culture and whisky, Pitlochry offers an excellent mix of things to see and do.
How to Spend a Perfect Day in London?
London can be overwhelming for a tourist. So if you're planning a day trip, read my blog for a great itinerary.
Castles & Palaces Connected to Mary Queen of Scots
Discover the historic Scottish castles & palaces which are famously connected to Mary Queen of Scots. Read the history & plan your next trip now.
Fundraising for Homelessness in Scotland
Five of the Rabbie's team slept rough to raise awareness about homelessness in Scotland.
Your Guide to Oxford: The City of Dreaming Spires
Oxford and education go hand in hand. But the city has got much more to offer.
An Interview with our Guide, Kevin Bowie
Heading to Inverness? Read the blog to get some tips and advice from our local Guide.
The Story of Bibury and the Yellow Car
How a resident of Bibury and his car made the national news.
42 Things You Only Understand if You’ve Been to England
You need to visit England to understand what we're talking about.
Where Are the Best Outlander Locations in Edinburgh?
Travel in time with Outlander guide to Edinburgh.
Essential Shakespeare Spots in Stratford-upon-Avon
In Stratford-upon-Avon, you can discover the story of Shakespeare - the most celebrated writer in the English language.
Shane Fraser on: Whisky, Wolfburn and the NC500
Master Blender talks about the new exciting Wolfburn Distillery.
The Tizzie-Whizie: A Legend of the Lake District
Do you know this fantastic beast and where to find it?
Lights, Camera, Action! Set-jetting in England & Wales
Find out about filming locations you can visit on our tours from London.
White Cliffs of Dover - The 4 Reasons You Should Visit The Landmark
The White Cliffs of Dover are an iconic landmark in Kent, England. Discover why you should visit & surround yourself in their beauty. Learn more now.
Should You Visit Stonehenge or Avebury?
Don't know which mysterious stone circle to visit? Our short guide will help you decide.
Poldark: Our Guide to Filming Locations in Cornwall
Embark on a Cornwall tour to celebrate the return of Poldark.
The Story of The Enchanted Waters of Sligachan
Did you know that a stream on the Isle of Skye has the power to grant you eternal beauty?
Where Are Britain's Tallest Mountains?
Grab your hiking boots and camera. You’re about to discover the best peaks and the most spectacular regions in Great Britain.
The Ghouls and Ghosts of Dartmoor
The Devil, ghostly dogs, and pixies. Discover who roams Southern England's most famous moorland.
What Is a Speyside Whisky?
Your guide to Speyside Whisky: a single malt with a strong identity.
Pancake Racing Politicians and Other Curious British Traditions
Find out about Pancake day and Britain's wierdest traditions.
5 Things You Never Knew About Rosslyn Chapel
Aliens, Knights Templar, and spooky carvings. Discover the strangest mysteries, conspiracies, and secrets of Rosslyn Chapel.
Everything You Need to Know About Scotland's Reindeer
Scotland is home to Britain's only free-ranging herd of reindeer. And they live in The Cairngorm National Park, one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland.
50 Things You Only Understand if You've Been to Scotland
The photos, guides, and stories don't explain the whole picture. You need to visit to understand these things about Scotland.
Alnwick Castle - The Magic of The Northumberland Coast
Alnwick Castle is famous for being the real life Harry Potter Castle. Immerse yourself in the history & discover how you can experience this location now.
Why Do People Kiss the Blarney Stone?
Learn the facts about the Blarney Stone. Find out how to smooch it. And discover why you should kiss the Blarney Stone.
What You Need to Know Before You Go to Ireland
Visas, currency, and flights: we help you sort out the boring stuff before you visit Ireland.
These 7 Gems Will Make You Yearn for York
York is known as the 'Chocolate City'. But there's much more to the city than this sweet name implies.
The Murderers and Smugglers of Old Rye
Rye is a quaint English village. But read this story and find out how it used to be a hive of illegal activities.
What do the English eat?
You've booked your tickets, planned your itinerary, and know where you'll be staying. But if you've never been to England, do you know some of the weird and wonderful things to eat?
Are there Different Accents in England?
We take you through all of England's most famous accents.
Our 5 Favourite English Cathedrals
Our driver-guide, Nick Young, writes about the secret history of England's most beautiful cathedrals.
The Rich History of Inverness Castle
Inverness Castle overlooks the highest point above the River Ness & is steeped in Scottish history. Learn of its rich history & discover how you can visit.
10 Inspiring Things to Do in Edinburgh
We take a look at some of the best attractions in Edinburgh.
10 Reasons Why the UK Should Be Your 2017 Travel Goal
Find out why Britain is a top destination in 2017.
Why is Oxford so Famous?
From the university to the dictionary, we explain why Oxford is so famous.
Everything You Need to Know About the ‘Capital of the Highlands’
We’ve made you a quick guide to Inverness.
8 Essential Harry Potter Sites in Edinburgh
From one Potterhead to another, let me talk you through the essential sites in Edinburgh for all Harry Potter fans.
18 Reasons You Should Never-Ever Visit Ireland
We just can't understand why people go on our tours of Ireland.
Where is the Best View of Edinburgh?
Here's your guide to finding the best view in Edinburgh.
12 Reasons Why British and Irish Castles are a Waste of Your Time
Castles are so last century.
Our Favourite Jokes from Glasgow Life International Comedy Festival Comedians
Have a chuckle to yourself as you read these comedians' tweets.
How the Wild Celts Invented Halloween
Learn about Halloween's Celtic origins.
10 Reasons You'll Love Being a Tourist in Your Own Country
Heather explores the travelfeels you get from exploring your own country.
Did You Know These Facts About Edinburgh's Skyline?
Look at our infographic and learn secrets about Edinburgh's most famous structures.
A Two-Day Loch Ness & Highlands Tour with Rabbie’s Tours
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The 6 Top Things to do in Glasgow
Nicole reminds us how great Glasgow is.
The Edinburgh International Festival's Opening Event was Right as Rain
Sonja talks about the Edinburgh International Festival's opening event, Deep Time.
6 Reasons You'll Love Culzean Castle
Its strangely spelled name is just one reason to love this gorgeous castle.
#travelfeels: Mull, Iona and a Magical Moment of Calm
What's the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace?
Let's look at how to define some of the world's most important buildings.
Our Top Rated Tours of 2016
Here are your favourite Rabbie's tours from 2016.
17 Stunning Images from Our Driver-Guides
Our favourite inspiring Driver-Guide images of Scotland, England, and Ireland taken on tour