Glasgow – The Rennie Mackintosh Tour
Staying at the ultra modern Hampton by Hilton Hotel
3 DAYS | 1st May 2021
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) was an architect, designer and artist now celebrated around the world as one of the most significant talents of his time. In and around Glasgow is where he created his best-known works and where much of it still resides today. Our visit north incorporates a guided tour of the city taking in many sights and examples of his famous style, including visits to the Scotland Street Museum, House of an Art Lover and Hill House.
Gardens of Galloway
7 DAYS | 14th May 2021
Come aboard and join us on our fabulous tour of Dumfries and Galloway! The first thing to strike you is just how beautiful this part of lowland Scotland is; amongst its undulating coastline and sandy beaches are acres of forest and stunning country gardens, as well as castles and historic houses galore. Our tour takes us specifically to the Rhins of Galloway, famed for the fabulous Gulf Stream gardens and to the historic town of Dumfries with its delightful river walks.
Cornwall: A Relaxing Luxury Break in Falmouth
Staying at the Royal Duchy Hotel
6 DAYS | 23rd May 2021
Cornwall is the most south westerly county in England and is famous for its dramatic coastline, gorgeous gardens, spectacular sandy beaches, quaint coastal towns, fishing harbours and the sparkling blue sea that encloses the majority of the county. Cornwall’s mild climate and spectacular landscape make it a popular destination for holidaymakers from home and abroad. Falmouth, our base for the tour, is Cornwall’s leading south coast resort and home to Cornwall’s maritime heritage. A flourishing port for over 400 years, today it is is a bustling town with many attractions offering something for everyone, and the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday.
The Gardens of South Wales
Staying at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel
5 DAYS | 31st May 2021
Join us as we visit South Wales and its collection of inspiringly beautiful gardens. Tucked away in the rolling countryside of Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire are some of the finest parks this area has to offer, both large and small, ancient and modern. Our tour includes a visit to the wonderfully restored “lost” garden of Aberglasney; a superb late 16th century garden, it was recently rediscovered and given new life after 50 years of neglect. We also venture to the woodland gardens at Picton Castle at Cae Hir, a Welsh garden with a Dutch history that is a must for every green-fingered visitor to South Wales. And no trip of this kind would be complete without a visit to the National Botanic Gardens of Wales; set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic with an inspiring range of themed gardens as well as the world’s largest single-span glasshouse.