History Holidays in 2022 & 2023

Below is our programme of history holidays in 2022 and 2023. We are adding new tours regularly, so please sign up to our emails to find out about new dates. You can reserve your place on any tour with our low 10% deposit.

 
July 2022
 
15-18 July 2022 | The Cistercian Impact | based in Ripon | 3 nights
Uncover the impact of the Cistercians, a Catholic religious order of monks and nuns, on Medieval England
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £120 (10%) per person.

 
August 2022

1-5 August 2022 | The British on Flanders' Western Front | based in Mons | 4 nights
Follow in the footsteps of the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front in Flanders
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £132 (10%) per person.​

8-12 August 2022 | The Wye Valley Castles of the Marcher Earls | based in Hereford | 4 nights
Explore the Wye Valley castles built to project English domination into Wales. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £130 (10%) per person.



September 2022

5-9 Sept 2022 | Marlborough's Victories in Flanders | based in Mons, Belgium | 4 nights
Discover how the Duke of Marlborough, one of England's greatest military leaders, bested the French in Flanders. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £140 (10%) per person.

6-9 Sept 2022 | The People who Made & Paid for the Cotswold's Medieval Churches | based in Stow | 3 nights
We centre on the 14-15th century wool trade, and how the mercantile community, newly rich through the wool trade, survived and thrived through the Wars of the Roses and its aftermath.
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £129 (10%) per person.


12-16 Sept 2022 | Three Kings in Ireland | based in Athlone | 4 nights
A struggle between Williamites and Jacobites, Protestants and Catholics, that shaped Ireland for centuries to come. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £130 (10%) per person.

16-19 September 2022 | Hearts of Oak | based in Rochester | 3 nights
Examine some of the locations that were key to the birth of Britain's naval empire. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £100 (10%) per person.


23-26 Sept 2022 | Thomas Hardy's Wessex | based in Salisbury | 3 nights
Visit four simultaneous exhibitions that bring a unique opportunity to discover the life of writer Thomas Hardy. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £130 (10%) per person.

October 2022

5-8 October 2022  | Medieval Churches of Herefordshire | based in Hereford | 3 nights
Uncover the secrets of Herefordshire's incredible array of Medieval Churches
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £120 (10%) per person. 
 
14-17 Oct 2022 | Jacobite Risings | based in Pitlochry | 3 nights
Catholic supporters of James II (James VII in Scotland) were unwilling to accept Protestant rule and rebelled twice in an attempt to overthrow the Government, taking much of Scotland and making inroads south of the border too.
See the tour and reserve your place with a low deposit from £100 (10%) per person.


Tours in 2023

May 2023

8-12 May 2023 | Marlborough's Victories in Flanders | based in Mons, Belgium | 4 nights
In the early 18th century the Duke of Marlborough led a European army against the mightly French and scored a series of impressive, improbable victories. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £140 (10%) per person.

22-26 May 2023 | Three Kings in Ireland | based in Athlone | 4 nights
The struggle between William III and James II, with the backing of France, shaped Ireland for centuries to come. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £130 (10%) per person.

August 2023

7-11 August 2023 | The Wye Valley Castles of the Marcher Earls | based in Hereford | 4 nights
Join Dr Rob Jones to explore the Wye Valley castles that projected English domination into Wales. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £130 (10%) per person.

September 2023


4-8 Sept 2023 | Marlborough's Victories in Flanders | based in Mons, Belgium | 4 nights
Discover how the Duke of Marlborough led a European army against the mightly French, with visits to the battlefields of three of his famous victories. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £140 (10%) per person.

11-15 September 2023 | Three Kings in Ireland | based in Athlone | 4 nights
Barry Hilton leads you to the prominent sites in the struggle between Williamites and Jacobites, which shaped Ireland for centuries to come. 
See the tour and reserve your place with a deposit from £130 (10%) per person.