Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

United Kingdom

THEATRES OF THE SOUTH BANK

THEATRES OF THE SOUTH BANK

28 August - 31 August, 2014
£925

Fascinating performance discussions and special behind-the-scenes tours make this... more

HARDY’S DORSET

HARDY’S DORSET

08 September - 11 September, 2014
£595

Thomas Hardy was among the greatest of Victorian novelists and poets. He drew inspiration... more

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL

11 September - 13 September, 2014
£475

Britain’s most daring engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), is often thought... more

LIVERPOOL: PRIVATE WEALTH, PUBLIC RICHES

LIVERPOOL: PRIVATE WEALTH, PUBLIC RICHES

12 September - 15 September, 2014
£490

Founded eight centuries ago by King John, Liverpool rose from hesitant beginnings... more

CUMBRIA & CLIFFORD COUNTRY

CUMBRIA & CLIFFORD COUNTRY

13 September - 18 September, 2014
£940

Lady Anne was a great patron of the north of England, building from scratch or skilfully... more

WREN’S CITY CHURCHES (DAY)

WREN’S CITY CHURCHES (DAY)

02 October - 02 October, 2014
£85

This study day takes a detailed look at eight of Wren’s surviving churches and includes... more

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

03 October - 05 October, 2014
£450

From the subterranean vestiges of Roman Canterbury to the singular Bacchic frescoes... more

THE LAKE DISTRICT: ART & POETRY

THE LAKE DISTRICT: ART & POETRY

06 October - 10 October, 2014
£825

For centuries its rolling hills, wild countryside and vast waters have been an inspiration... more

MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN: SIX ERAS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

MEDIAEVAL TO MODERN: SIX ERAS OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

12 November - 12 November, 2014
£115

This introduction to classical music with musician and broadcaster Sandy Burnett... more

GREAT HOUSES OF SOUTH-WEST SCOTLAND

GREAT HOUSES OF SOUTH-WEST SCOTLAND

21 September - 25 September, 2014
£975

Chronologically the sequence begins with picturesquely asymmetrical Kelburn Castle,... more

OXFORD COLLEGES (DAY)

OXFORD COLLEGES (DAY)

27 August - 27 August, 2014
£115

This day concentrates on privileged visits to Oxford's Magdalen, Queen'a and University... more

NEW YEAR IN EDINBURGH

NEW YEAR IN EDINBURGH

29 December - 04 January, 2015
£1590

Welcome in the new year in the home of Hogmanay. From the mediaeval streets and distinctive... more

THE HIDDEN COAST & WOODS OF LINCOLNSHIRE

THE HIDDEN COAST & WOODS OF LINCOLNSHIRE

25 February - 28 February, 2015
£620

Wander through some of England’s wildest woods and stroll along sandy beaches with... more

SOUTH AMERICAN BAROQUE MUSIC IN LONDON

SOUTH AMERICAN BAROQUE MUSIC IN LONDON

05 November - 06 November, 2014
£375

Dr Piotr Nawrot will join Ashley Solomon at London’s Royal College of Music to discuss... more

WORLD WAR I CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC & POETRY

WORLD WAR I CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC & POETRY

10 November - 13 November, 2014
£945

This new tour, spanning Remembrance Day 100 years after the outbreak of WWI, looks... more

GLYNDEBOURNE

GLYNDEBOURNE

23 October - 26 October, 2014
£785

Join ACE this autumn at the Glyndebourne Opera House in East Sussex as we enjoy Mozart's... more

ST JAMES'S PALACE & WESTMINSTER ABBEY (DAY)

ST JAMES'S PALACE & WESTMINSTER ABBEY (DAY)

13 November - 13 November, 2014
£115

A privileged tour of the Chapels Royal within St James’s Palace in the company... more

WINDSOR: LIFE IN THE ROYAL CASTLE

WINDSOR: LIFE IN THE ROYAL CASTLE

27 July - 28 July, 2015
£595

Windsor Castle is more than just a castle. Throughout its long history the complex... more

MEDIAEVAL IMAGERY IN WINCHESTER

MEDIAEVAL IMAGERY IN WINCHESTER

02 March - 04 March, 2015
£395

During our time in historic Winchester we will be absorbed by the imagery and imagination... more

GRAND HOUSES OF NORFOLK

GRAND HOUSES OF NORFOLK

30 May - 03 June, 2015
£875

Grand Houses of Norfolk takes its cue from a clutch of privileged visits to some... more

CARDIFF: FROM COAL PORT TO CULTURAL CAPITAL

CARDIFF: FROM COAL PORT TO CULTURAL CAPITAL

20 April - 24 April, 2015
£585

Explore the way in which the city transformed itself from ‘the coal metropolis... more

SHAKESPEARE AT STRATFORD

SHAKESPEARE AT STRATFORD

07 January - 10 January, 2015
£595

Enjoy Shakespeares Stratford with performances, notable guest speakers and related... more

ROYAL OPERA IN COVENT GARDEN

ROYAL OPERA IN COVENT GARDEN

19 March - 21 March, 2015
£735

A rare opportunity to explore the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden – universally... more

ISLES OF SCILLY

ISLES OF SCILLY

11 May - 18 May, 2015
£1895

Scilly's singular maritime micro-climate endows this peaceful Atlantic haven with... more

WILDLIFE IN NORFOLK

WILDLIFE IN NORFOLK

12 January - 15 January, 2015
£625

The internationally renowned wetland reserves of the unspoilt Norfolk coast are the focus... more