Begin in London with a behind-the-scenes visit to the House of Lords, where the finest British artists and craftsmen of their day are represented in wonderful frescoes, portraits, thrones, statues, and furniture. Follow the Queen's processional route to the magnificent Lord's Chamber, concluding with a champagne reception in the Palace of Westminster. See the National Gallery on a bespoke private tour and discover the remarkable Leighton House with a curator.
During two days in Glasgow, see the city's splendidly restored Victorian buildings with a renowned art historian and visit the Mackintosh House, Hunterian Museum, and Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Travel through the picturesque Scottish Lowlands for a private visit to Stirling Castle. Conclude in Edinburgh with a before-hours tour of Edinburgh Castle and a tutored whisky tasting at a private club.