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Travel Inspiration for Ireland & Scotland

Handcrafted tours and experiences designed by our Celtic Experts

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From adventures the whole family can enjoy to exclusive high-end luxury experiences… our handcrafted guided tours and independent travel itineraries offer something for everyone. Find everything you need to inspire your next trip to Scotland & Ireland with Brendan Vacations. 


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Ireland Scotland Travel Blog

Ireland & Scotland Travel Blog

For everything you want to know about visiting the Celtic Isles, including the best things to do in Ireland and Scotland, read on.

What inspires you to travel?

  • Family
  • Ancestry
  • Luxury
  • Romance
  • Golf
Luxury vacations in Ireland and Scotland

Luxury Travel

Every detail, exquisite. Every dream, exclusive. Every day, extraordinary. Individually hand-crafted experiences designed by our Celtic Experts. Luxury, taking you personally.

Romance trips in Ireland

Romantic Getaways

Whether you’re traveling with your loved one to start anew or just create new memories, there’s no better place to add another chapter to your Happily Ever After than a trip to the Celtic Isles.

Family vacations in Ireland

Family Vacations

Discover all that our homeland has to offer you, your kids, your parents, your extended family. The experiences you each desire from a vacation will be handcrafted by our Celtic experts.

Ancestry trips in Ireland

Ancestry Trips

What if one vacation could change your life? What if it showed you more than just the iconic sights? What if it showed you… you? At Brendan, we know the power of connection.

Brendan Vacations - Solo Travel

Solo Travel

When you’re a solo traveler, you’re never all on your own. Every step of the way, we’re here to assist, guide and direct you to make sure that your solo vacation gives you the secure, independent experience that matches your travel style.

Golf vacations in Ireland

Golf Trips

It’s an escape, a breath of fresh air, a way of life. Take your swing at the world’s best courses with a vacation to the home of champions and let us take care of every detail except your shoes.

Malahide Castle in Dublin Ireland

Ireland & Scotland Guide

Looking for the top things to do on your next trip to Scotland & Ireland? You’re in the right place. As your own personal Celtic Experts, we’re here to introduce you to the wonders and characters that bring our spirits to life.

Brendan Vacations Catherine's Collection

Meet Catherine Reilly

As the head of our Brendan team, Catherine has been making friends within the Celtic community for over 35 years so she’s learned a thing or two about where to go and what to do in Scotland & Ireland. Check out her own personally hand-crafted collection of all the can’t-miss experiences you can have too.