Historic Journeys

History and culture are deeply intertwined. Our selection of inspiring historic tours will take you on a journey through time and give you a true sense of place. From mysterious prehistoric Stonehenge and megalithic Carnac to emotive memorials for brave soldiers across history. Every step on your journey can breathe life into tales of King Arthur or outlaw turned local hero. Take inspiration from our route suggestions below and contact us to start building your unique journey to remember.

Historic Soul of Northern France

Duration: 7 Days

Discover the essence of Northern France in this immersive journey that takes you from historic Paris to beautiful Normandy and Brittany.

Celebrate glamourous Paris on a water born journey along the Seine. Treat your taste buds with an indulgent experience, sampling the legacy of the many cultures that helped to shape this world-famous cuisine. Travel back in time on an insightful tour of the Île de la Cité, the ancient heart…

Great British Figures

A fun filled journey through Southern England to discover the great figures and their creations that shaped modern Britain and inspired the world.

Take a journey of discovery to hear the stories behind Britain’s innovative figures. Experience powerful testimonies from the Titanic’s crew & survivors in its home harbour of Southampton. Be expertly led through the Golden Age of Aviation, see inside the minds behind the Spitfire & Harrier. Visit charming Beaulieu to…

Echoes of Grandeur

Immerse yourself in the elegance and romance of a bygone era on this scenic tour through rolling green countryside to the grandest homes and gardens in middle England.

Weave your way to the world-renowned historic university town of Cambridge, continuing through beautiful countryside to Kings Lynn, one of England’s historically important coastal towns. Be graced at Sandringham, the much-loved country retreat of Her Majesty the Queen. Explore a lesser known Jacobean manor, mentioned in the Doomsday Book and…

West Country Seascapes

Explore the dramatic seascapes of Wales & Southern England from quaint harbour towns and majestic castles to the Jurassic Coast nestled on the romantic rugged shore.

Journey through Snowdonia, a land steeped in history and tradition, with its unique mountain-scapes and tumbling rivers rolling down to a dramatic coastline. Discover the grandest of medieval castles perched on the magnificent shores. These architectural marvels, built to impress, are a window back to Wales’ past. Explore the undulating…

Elegance of Edwardian England: Through the Lens of Downton Abbey

An exceptional journey of a lifetime to experience Edwardian high society in England through the lens of Downton Abbey and its historic glamour of its filming locations.

Discover England through the lens of its Edwardian high society, taking time to get under the surface of England’s busy capital London, to find a world still untouched by modernity. Relish a lavish Afternoon Tea at the historic and spectacular Ritz with glittering chandeliers and elegant mirrors. Wonder at the…

Scottish Castles & Clans Explorer

An extraordinary scenic journey through the best of the Scottish Highlands and Western Isles to discover the grand castles of Scotland’s past.

Stroll the romantic cobbled streets of the historic capital of Edinburgh where you will find the most Royal Edinburgh Castle. Journey into the Highlands climbing the Cairngorms famed for its royal summer visitors at Balmoral Castle. Meander through the Spey river valley and its world-famous distilleries to the rugged coastline…

English Country Gardens

Take a journey through the scenic English countryside of patchwork fields, rolling hills and wild moorlands, encountering a selection of our most historic houses and enchanting gardens on route. Explore some of the best gardens in Britain with private tours hosted by Head Gardeners of iconic properties or proud owners…

Scenic Journey across the Emerald Isle

Duration: 10 Days

The magical landscapes and culture of Ireland simply must be experienced in one’s lifetime.

This journey that explores some of the most scenic regions of Ireland, begins in the capital city of Dublin. Head West through to the middle of Ireland to County Laois and its rolling Slieve Bloom Mountains. Continue your route to the surf pounded seascape of County Clare and discover the…

Discover English Heritage

Duration: 9 Days

Discover quintessential England, its rolling patchwork countryside, historic houses and gardens.

A journey through the heart of middle England begins in the city of Cambridge. Admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings of its prestigious University. Enjoy the buzz at nearby Newmarket, the home of horseracing. Travel through misty Fenlands to the smallest county of Rutland. Here you will find…

Legends of a Green Land

Duration: 6 Days

Wales is a magical country filled with fascinating medieval history and Celtic mythology.

From Celtic traditions to the legends of King Arthur, Wales is bursting with intriguing myths and age-old legends. Imagine yourself at Arthur’s round table at the Fortress of Isca. Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park and its wild landscape of high mountain grasslands and heather plateaus. Head west to discover…

Historic Southern England Explorer

Duration: 10 Days

A historic journey through soft rolling English countryside and breathtaking seascapes.

Southern England offers an exceptional route exploring some of the best of English Countryside and coastline simply draped in rich history. Explore the Garden of England, the castles of South Downs and stumble onto the nautical history of Portsmouth. Discover the surprising delights of the Winchester and the New Forest…

Venture into the North

Duration: 11 Days

A dramatic journey to stir the soul

Our route begins in Scotland’s historic capital Edinburgh, taking you through the magnificent hills of the border country and along its coastline draped in rich history. Head into Northumbria and discover Hadrian’s Wall. Learn more about our past of conquering Roman and even Viking invaders in the ancient city of…

Flavours of the West

Duration: 13 Days

A delicious culinary journey exploring the best of the glorious west country and Wales.

Begin your adventure in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds dotted with ancient honey-hued limestone villages and market towns that date back to the middle ages. Journey through the delightful patchwork of fields, hills, castles and pretty timber framed black-and-white villages of the Welsh borders. Let undiscovered Wales surprise you…

Grand Tour of Great Britain

Duration: 21 Days

Our Grand Tour explores the best of the British Isles on an epic journey of a lifetime.

You will begin your adventure in one of the most exciting cities in the world London, before taking the trip north to Scotland via the rolling scenery of the Yorkshire dales. Scotland’s historic capital Edinburgh will welcome you to the land of the brave. A hop across the border takes…