The Jacobite Rebellions in Scotland

Killiecrankie, Glencoe, Fort William, Culloden

A 3-night weekend expert-led history tour exploring the Jacobite Risings of the 17th and 18th centuries in Scotland
Led by Barry Hilton
Picture courtesy of Mary Evans Picture Library

Wye Valley Castles of the Marcher Earls

Hereford, Chepstow, Goodrich, Raglan

A five-day tour exploring the Wye Valley castles of the Marcher Earls
Led by Dr Rob Jones

In the Footsteps of Pilgrims

Carversham, Salisbury, Wells, Stonehenge, Winchester

A 3-night tour exploring the Pilgrim's Routes between Windsor and Winchester
Led by Dr Emma Wells

Medieval churches of Herefordshire

Visit 10 incredible sites

A 3-night tour to uncover the secrets of Herefordshire's stunning Medieval churches
Led by Dr Sam Harper

The English Civil Wars

Oxford, Edgehill, Naseby, Stow-on-the-Wold

A 3-night history holiday based in Oxford to explore the events that shaped the English Civil Wars
Led by Julian Humphrys
Picture courtesy of Mary Evans Picture Library/GROSVENOR PRINTS

Wars of the Roses

Warwick, Bosworth, Delapré Abbey, Leicester

A 3-night history holiday based in Warwick, with exceptional access to the biggest battlefields
Led by Mike Ingram

Thomas Hardy's Wessex

Salisbury, Dorset, Weymouth, Poole, Stonehenge

A three-night tour discovering the life and inspiration of one of England’s finest authors
Led by Harriet Still

Welcome to Promenades Travel and our expert-led, small-group history holidays

Are you fascinated by British history? Promenades Travel is a specialist tour operator that creates expert-led short breaks exploring some of the most important periods in Britain's past.

Tours are led by historians and authors who guide you round the battlefields, castles and churches where British history was made, bringing you illuminating insight into the people and politics that shaped the most memorable events.

Our small-group tours are welcoming for solo travellers and couples who want to expand their knowledge and understanding of a subject, and we offer alternative activities if you're travelling with a partner who doesn't share your passion for the past.

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