Discover the Secrets of Ireland & Scotland
Brendan Vacations
Lose Yourself in the Magic of Ireland's Forests
Discover Hidden Glens & Mysterious Lochs
Explore Historic Castles
Explore Historic Castles and Manors
Walk the Ancient Path of Kings
Walk the Ancient Path of Kings

Let us take you personally to Ireland and Scotland and show you a view of our homelands through the eyes of the locals as only we can.


As the premier Celtic travel experts, no one knows Ireland and Scotland like we do. Backed by more than 45 years’ experience and brought to life by our team in the heart of Dublin, our hand-crafted itineraries offer unequalled Celtic expertise, deep local relationships and insights, and highly personalized service.


  • Travel with Brendan and get a view through the eyes of the locals, seen by few. Let us tailor your authentic experience to exactly what level of support you prefer across our fully-Guided packages to customizable, independent Private Chauffeur, Golf, Locally Hosted Rail and Self-Drive vacations.
  • However you travel with us, you’ll meet our storytellers, stay in our hand-selected accommodations from castles to B&Bs, explore our rugged edge of the world and get Brendan’s highly personal service as we bring you into our Celtic legacy.


  • Relax into the ultimate in stress-free travel. Each itinerary is carefully designed
    to showcase the must-see sights as well as stir your senses with our unsurpassed
    Insider Experiences, brought to life by your local Travel Director.


  • Designed around you, for you, it starts at the airport with your chauffeur, who is then with you every step of the way as you travel in your luxury vehicle. Choose your accommodations and sightseeing, all personally tailored. Your chauffeur brings the destination to life, sharing everything from the known landmarks to local favorites and personal stories for an exclusive perspective.


  • Discover the home of golf and some of the most incredible courses offered in these beautiful countries. We’ll arrange all of the details from tee times and transport to accommodations and sightseeing for the perfect vacation on and off the course.


  • Like tea with fresh scones and jam, Locally Hosted Rail Vacations are the perfect combination of Irish treats and warm hospitality. Enjoy the independence and excitement of exploring Ireland’s most popular cities, accompanied by the sage (and often witty) advice of our Local Hosts-who are just that: local. They know the ins and outs of your destination, and are only too eager to give you the inside scoop. 


  • Hit the open road on any budget with carefree confidence. You can rely on our team of experts to use their connections and knowledge to arrange for the best destinations, negotiate the best savings, hand-select the best accommodations and even handle breakfast each day, giving you the freedom to enjoy the locals you meet and the culture you’ve come to discover.

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Gavin Tollman, CEO

“At Brendan Vacations, we are the Ireland and Scotland Specialist, and we are committed to “Taking You Personally”. For over 45 years Brendan Vacations has been providing memorable and innovative travel experiences the world over.”