Brightwater Holidays are specialists in escorted Garden Tours at home within the British Isles on short coach tours; longer overseas holidays to continental destinations and on to exotic faraway lands.
We also have a growing portfolio of interesting Archaeology holidays throughout the ancient world, escorted by suitably knowledgeable guides.
Over the last 20 years we have built up an enviable reputation for our Scottish holidays – particularly our extensive choice of Scottish island breaks which are second to none.
Finally we also provide bespoke travel arrangements for private groups and societies. It is a large part of what we do on a day to day basis, and are happy to offer a no-obligation sample itinerary and quote to any specification.
One for the island-bagger - travelling the Western Isles from top toe
Comfortable cruising and breathtaking scenery, from mysterious Loch Ness to colourful Tobermory.
Bringing zest and colour to spring in the south of France, this is the perfect antidote to a long cold, winter!
A floral journey of discovery, from the foothills of the Drakensberg and the big game country of KwaZulu Natal to the lush gardens and wineries of the Cape.
Claude Monet would be thrilled to know that his garden at Giverny is as popular as ever, not to mention his sublime sequence of murals at l'Orangerie in Paris.
The great popularity of this holiday is testament to the mystical allure of this most remote of Scottish islands, and a true voyage of discovery.
As the clatter of the helicopter fades into the distance, you are enveloped in almost total silence and you realise that at last you can leave behind the stress of everyday existence and start to enjoy island life.
Standing at the top of the Albaicin in Granada and looking down on to the Alhambra Palace and the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains beyond, is a memory that will stay with you forever.
A melting pot of art, architecture and archaeology, not to mention Europe's largest active volcano.
If there is one tour that epitomises the joy of strolling around a perfect English country garden it is this one, with one shining example after another to be savoured and enjoyed.
One for the island-bagger - travelling the Western Isles from top to toe.
It's all points north on this celebration of the iron road, which combines vintage steam with modern diesel and the most scenic lines in the country.
Explore some of the most important archaeological sites in Europe in the company of a resident expert.
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