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Owen Davies

Growing up in the West Country of England and having lived in Bristol, Liverpool, London and now on the rugged Welsh coastline in Pembrokeshire I know first-hand the diversity of life, history and landscapes we have in the British Isles. All my childhood holidays were in Britain and Northern France, some of my favourite memories from these trips are exploring the Jurassic Coast for fossils at Lyme Regis, the beaches of Devon and Cornwall, learning about Viking history in the old capital of the Danelaw at York, the mysterious standing stones of Carnac in Brittany that hint at stone age links between the European continent and our islands and eating fresh Oysters and Mussels in Northern France – something I still love to do today.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Here at Routescape we create exceptional journeys across Great Britain, Ireland and France. Every trip we make is unique to you and your interests. We deliver authentic luxury travel experiences to really connect you to the places you visit. I look forward to helping you plan your next adventure."

How did you get involved in travel?

"Having spent most of my twenties and early thirties traveling all over South East Asia and Latin America, I then put that to good use working in the travel industry helping people plan their perfect trips to exciting, off the beaten track destinations.

Traveling really does expand your horizons and it is hugely satisfying to work with people to create memories that will stay with them for a lifetime, and to be able to share the history, culture, food and landscapes that we have in our little corner of the world. "

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Seeing baby turtles hatching on the beach in Costa Rica was an unexpected and unforgettable sight, and a reminder of how special nature can be. "

Golfing with a view in St Andrews
Ultimate Scotland: Golf, Whiskey & Trekking in the Highlands - 14 Days

This epic two-week adventure brings together some of Scotland's most iconic experiences, from golfing at St Andrews to whiskey tasting on the Isle of Skye. Explore the hidden corners of Edinburgh's Old Town, take a three-day trek along the famed West Highland Way, discover the wild beauty of Cairngorms National Park, and hop over to the Hebrides Islands to sample world-class cuisine and tour whiskey distilleries.

Neist Point at Isle of Skye
Best of Scotland: Edinburgh & the Highlands - 7 Days

This seven-day adventure combines Scotland's most memorable tourist destinations with a tour of the countryside in the magnificent Scottish highlands. You will start your trip off by exploring Edinburgh's galleries, castles, and pubs before heading to the spectacular castles in Inverness. You'll spend two nights in Portree where you'll visit castles and famous geological sites as well as tour the hiking routes before traveling to Glencoe which is home to spectacular scenery.

Cotswolds
English Countryside Retreat - 9 Days

England's most beautiful attribute might just be its famous countryside. It exists everywhere outside the cities: great expanses of rolling green hills, many of them home to grazing sheep dotting the horizon like fluffy white cotton balls. On this 9-day itinerary, you'll visit some of the old towns, palaces, and fishing villages found in this bucolic paradise, making for one unforgettable British vacation.

Soccer stadium
English Premier League (EPL) Soccer Vacation - 9 Days

There's nothing like attending a live soccer match in one of the UK's hallowed stadiums. The atmosphere is electric as the passionate crowds make every game an unforgettable experience. This English Premier League (EPL) soccer vacation puts you right in the action in two of the UK's top sporting cities, and as a kicker, we'll even throw in a stadium tour.

Recent trip reviews for Owen

Our trip was the trip of a lifetime! After ou... · Scotland - Jun 6 - Jun 13, 2022

Traveler: Lindsey F. - Local specialist: Owen Davies

Our trip was the trip of a lifetime! After our long day of flying we were met at hotel du vin by the unbelievable staff! Ben actually parked our car in their disabled parking for us so that my mom wouldn’t have to walk back and forth from the qpark. He was an exceptional human and I hope to pass on his kindness!
Our driver guides, Stuart for Edinburgh and Ian for The Isle of Skye were nothing short of amazing! They were so kind and knowledgeable and generally good people. I highly recommend... read more

Our trip was the trip of a lifetime! After our long day of flying we were met at hotel du vin by the unbelievable staff! Ben actually parked our car in their disabled parking for us so that my mom wouldn’t have to walk back and forth from the qpark. He was an exceptional human and I hope to pass on his kindness!
Our driver guides, Stuart for Edinburgh and Ian for The Isle of Skye were nothing short of amazing! They were so kind and knowledgeable and generally good people. I highly recommend them both for anyone wishing for a guided tour of the area! Stuart took us to Blackness Castle, where part of Outlander was filmed and Ian went off of his way to take us to Skye Skyns. It was the best!
Driving through Edinburgh was a bit rough just due to the unbelievable amount of people and traffic, but eventually we got the hang of it!
Owen was wonderful during this entire process and really planned a trip tailored to us! He even had a Scottish history book sent to our hotel! It was a wonderful heartfelt surprise!
I will absolutely use Owen and KimKim for all trips we plan in the future!

Part 1 - Ireland · Ireland - Apr 10 - May 3, 2022

Traveler: Larry B. - Local specialist: Owen Davies

The trip that Owen and his team set up was amazing. The places we stayed, the things we saw, the food we ate was all well selected and incredible. Days traveled weren’t to long and we had time to explore the sites, towns and anything we spotted along the way.