Featured Holidays

The world is full of beautiful gardens, but there are few better than those in Great Britain and Ireland. From the Northern Isles of Orkney to the High Peaks of Derbyshire — we've got the lot. Biased? Us? Never...

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There are islands with Nordic pasts and islands with wave-lapped castles; islands to inspire overtures and islands for aspiring Attenboroughs; islands with white-sand beaches and islands with snow-capped peaks. Whatever you are looking for in a holiday, the chances are that you will find it just off the coast of bonny Scotland. Don’t believe us? View the tours below, and be amazed.

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Binoculars, opera glasses, a pair of walking boots, a pair of knitting needles, a book of poetry, a nosing glass – what do all these things have in common? If you said ‘nothing’ you’d be right! But, as in the case in many a world-class collection, the charm in our Special Interest tours lies not in what they have in common, but in what makes them unique!

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They may be the newest additions to the Brightwater Holidays line-up, but Arblaster & Clarke wine tours are of a very fine vintage indeed. Having ably provided luxury wine holidays for over 30 years, our friends at Arblaster & Clarke have built up an address book full to bursting with wineries and restaurants from the Sussex Downs to South Africa, which we find pairs beautifully with decades of insider knowledge and experience.

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Tailor Made Group Travel

For 25 years we have provided tailor-made travel arrangements for many private groups and societies.

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“The tour was a great success and all the arrangements turned out very well. Christopher Bailes looked after us extremely well and took us on the most wonderful visits.”
Stafford Garden Society
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