Sometimes we need to brighten up dark days and WalkingWomen brings you a series of winter festive walks. This one to Lyme Regis made famous by films The French Lieutenants Daughter and Ammonite. You will walk in the footsteps of the fossil hunter Mary Anning and breathe in the fresh English sea air.
Grab the girls for an Irish holiday and step into this most enchanting of trips, revealing what life is like on the island. Breathe in the fresh Galway air and wander the flower-scented gardens of Kylemore Abbey before dinner in the O’Connells’ home to learn all about the ‘lost’ town of Newtown Jerpoint.
Sign up for a whirlwind female-only holiday on this popular England trip through Devon and Cornwall. With new girlfriends by your side, you’ll discover the legend of King Arthur at Tintagel Castle and learn how the monks of Buckfast Abbey have lived for centuries, before indulging in a traditional cream tea or Cornish pasty.
This two-part itinerary offers a unique opportunity to discover firsthand the magic behind the irresistible objects and locations we associate with the British way of life. We meet the artists, workshops and locations that innovate while protecting and transmitting ancestral know-how.
If the pressures of the last year have dulled your enthusiasm and excitement, join this journey of wonder to spark it again. It is time to let go, to be carefree and consider what's next for you. This is a rare chance to live in Jane Austen's home in England and leave recharged - reconnected - revitalized.
Scotland, the Faroe Islands & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga
Navigating in the luxury of the Ocean Endeavour from historic Aberdeen, Scotland to jazzy Reykjavik, Iceland, this North Atlantic Saga adventure offers an intimate introduction to the 18 volcanic Faroe Islands scattered in the sea in between.
The Scottish Highlands are easy to visualize. Misty moors, lush glens, ancient castles and the rapture of folklore (or is it folklore?) surrounding mythic sea creatures. The verdant isles, jagged coastline, shimmering cities and deep lochs are the views that a dram of whisky were designed for!
The Cotswolds is the English countryside you've dreamed of… an idyllic land of rolling hills, gentle streams, grazing sheep, and quaint stone cottages. The well-preserved town of Chipping Campden, with its lovely High Street, is our home for the week. Our week includes historic castles, magnificent gardens, quaint villages, traditional pubs, and much more.
In Search of the Celtic Queen Granuaile with special guest author Anne Chambers. This epic journey to Ireland includes: Excursions with author Anne Chambers and archaeologist Michael Gibbons – Privately guided tours and walks with local experts in the Burren, Cong, Westport, Clare Island, Connemara, and Medieval Galway
The absolutely best time to see Scotland is in summer during the Highland Games. Enjoy getting underneath the skin of this mystical land during our 8-day luxury tour for women and wander through some of the most stunning parts of Scotland. Explore the UNESCO site of Edinburgh with its incredible history, spend time meandering through extensive gardens on the west coast and enjoy visiting some iconic sites on the Isle of Skye with its 400 miles of jagged coastline. The dramatic light of the Outer Hebridean Islands will sweep you away. Attend the Highland Games near Dornach a summer tradition dating back to 1835. Our experienced and knowledgeable guide will bring the Scottish scenery to life with tales of clans, battles, medieval folklore, magic, fairies and even witchcraft which will leave you wanting to return very soon.
Come explore the Western coast of Ireland with Gloria Frank, an Irish expert and Hibernophile (like a Francophile for Ireland), who’s made exploring Ireland her long-time passion. Gloria has an Irish soul and when she plans a trip it’s a labor of love.
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