“Everyday is a journey and the journey itself is home.”
MATSUO BASHO, JAPANESE POET
The Experience | Details
The British Odyssey offers an exclusive chance to explore Britain like never before. Taking the iconic Land’s End to John o’ Groats route through the eyes of Beyond, you will see the authentic, eccentric and wild-heart of our beautiful Blighty.
Few countries pack so much into such a small space. Landscapes that range from the rolling highlands of Scotland to the snowfields of the Cairngorms, from the lush, quilted farmland of Kent to the bustling vibrant city of London and on to the naked limestone scarps of the Yorkshire Dales. Experience Britain through a range of transport including luxury sports cars, private yachts, sleeper trains, Land Rovers and helicopters, all while staying in some of the most beautiful, luxurious and exclusive accommodation Britain has to offer; secret cottages, grand manors, urban bolt holes and even a stint under the stars in your very own luxury tipi. Dine in exclusive restaurants and soak up the charm of Britain’s ancient history.
Unlike the usual package offerings, Beyond has unearthed the very best of Britain from the most decadent… and slightly eccentric local’s perspective, giving you the most cutting-edge experience of Britain.
The Route - The Beyond Way: Starting in Land’s End, Cornwall (Accessible via plane, heli or sports car from London) you will stay in a stunning coastal cottage, where you will take in the English sea-breeze and perhaps try a bit of surfing, kayaking or coasteering. You journey in ‘roof-top down’ style by Porsche 911, from granite sea-cliffs to the lush English belly of the Cotswolds. Prepare to indulge yourself at one of our eccentric English manors (country playgrounds for the stylish!). Onwards you reach the legendary city of Oxford and marvel at its architectural splendour before dashing off to exclusive Soho Farmhouse. Your last stop before the city lights of London is spent in the ultimate luxury of Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons, where you will be treated to the culinary delights offered by star chef, Raymond Blanc. Next stop: London. Prepare for a whirlwind adventure, staying at super stylish Shoreditch House. From here, the Caledonian Sleeper train whisks you up the spine of Britannia to Edinburgh for a night of opulence at the Witchery Hotel. You journey onwards by Land Rover across to the West Coast of Scotland for a stay at Cameron House. Sail Loch Lomond by moonlight before rolling through the majesty of the Highlands, staying in a wild gypsy wagon and the legendary Glenmorangie distillery. One or two whiskeys down, you will reach your destination of John o’ Groats where a cliffside cabin provides the perfect window to the Arctic Ocean ahead.
The Details: Every one of our trips is completely tailored to you. If you would like to extend the trip, no problem. If you would like to cut a section out, we are here to help. If you would like to sky-dive over Edinburgh Castle we can make it happen. The experience featured here is simply what we think is the best, we imagined it, then we created it. It took months of curating, unearthing, weaving and getting our hands dirty. But the result is an odyssey of the highest order.
The Royal Scotsman Exclusive: Take the trip to the highest of heights by upgrading your sleeper train to the revered Royal Scotsman (sister of Belmond’s Orient Express). These trips are date specific and very limited. Dates for 2016 are 11th August and 8th September.
Go Wild: Exchange one of your nights in Scotland for a wilderness experience, canoeing remote rivers to an island retreat under the stars.
Pricing & Exclusives
£5,750pp based on 2 people
Recommended to be booked 6 months prior to attain availability of such exclusive properties.
Exclusive: A bottle of England’s award-winning sparkling wine by Gusbourne will be waiting for you at the start of your journey if you book before 31st October 2016
Categories & Dates
Epic family backyard escape
Revelry with friends
A first class experience
A Scottish arrival
Beautiful bedrooms at Dormy House
Beautiful rooms at Le Manoir
Blue Lounge at Dormy House
Cosy rooms at Shoreditch House
Le Manoir Bedroom
Le Manoir Quat'Saisons Enterance
Le Manoir Quat'Saisons
Raymond Blanc and team at Le Manoir
Relax in luxury cabins
Rub a Dub Dub at Dormy House
Shoreditch House Cool
Shoreditch House Rooftop Pool
Shoreditch House View of the City
Spa Sensations at Dormy House
Suites at Le Manoir
Take a ride on the wild side
Taking in the English Countryside
The Adventure Begins
The Road to Scotland
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