Residential tours


To avoid disappointment, when booking it is very important that you indicate your preferred type of accommodation from the choice below:

Character accommodation
Luxury, private, period homes in beautiful countryside locations. Typical of this type of accommodation are Wolsey Lodges. For full details on each individual
Wolsey Lodge accommodation visit their website.


Unique, historic hotels
These hotels are in both the countryside and the major towns and cities throughout England, Wales and Scotland.

Hotels include:

OR Choose a selection of both the above types of accommodation. 

Industrial Heritage

For the connoisseur! Locations throughout England covering steam, wind and water power, mining, mills, canals, bridges, ships and engineering

Ghosts, Curiosities and Eccentrics

We visit graveyards, gibbets, giants, pyramids, obelisks, haunted pubs, follies and memorials to foul murderers and the truly eccentric English

Highlands and Isles of Scotland

Spectacular scenery recalling turbulent Highland history. Loch Ness, The Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan, Urquhart Castle and elegant Edinburugh...

Smugglers and Seadogs

We visit Kent, Sussex, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall to picturesque fishing villages and inns, hearing tales of smugglers and wreckers

Classic Literature

Visiting locations associated with Dickens, Darwin, Winston Churchill, Conan Doyle, Kipling, AA Milne, Jane Austen, Henry James, HG Wells and Virginia Woolf...

American Connection

Visiting fascinating locations associated with The Pilgrim Fathers, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Jamestown, Virginia and many more...

English Village Pubs

Mediaeval , haunted, river, sea and canalside pubs: Literary, sporting, industrial, famous and royal visitors connections: Pubs in simply picturesque locations

Mayflower Pilgrims Tour

Visiting many,many historic locations throughout England associated with the epic voyage of The Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620...

Steam Trains

Throughout scenic England and Wales indulge your passion for Steam Locomotives on two different train rides each day...

Historic Houses, Castles and Gardens

Visiting Sissinghurst Castle, Kipling's Batemans, Pashley Manor, Penshurst, Parham, Wakehurst, Sheffield Park and the castles of Bodiam, Leeds, Hever...

Welsh Marches

Throughout the scenic English-Welsh borders, visiting Hereford, Hay on Wye, Shrewsbury and Chepstow, Cholmondeley...

God's Own Country

This stunningly scenic tour goes to The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The Peak District of Derbyshire, including Chatsworth...