Blog
Blog

An Interview with Alastair Walker

4 April 2022

If you're a previous Brightwater Holidays guest, you may have been lucky enough to enjoy a trip alongside Alastair Walker – one of our most popular Tour Managers.

Alastair was recognised by Wanderlust magazine in 2021 at the World Guide Awards, where he was named a finalist for the coveted…

Read more

International Women's Day

8 March 2022

Today is International Women's Day and we thought we would share some of the wonderful feedback we have received for Tour Managers including Julia Corden, Alison Reid and Maureen Lightbody. 

Our excellent Tour Managers truly are at the heart of everything we do and it's always a treat to hear…

Read more

Everything You Need To Know About The Chelsea Flower Show 2022

4 February 2022

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show will return to its usual May slot for the first time since 2019 this year and we couldn't be more excited. 

Taking place from Tuesday 24th to Saturday 28th May at The Royal Hospital in Chelsea, this highly anticipated horticultural highlight will return with a…

Read more

11 Best UK Castles To Visit In 2022

3 August 2021

If you're hoping to enjoy a little history on your holidays around the UK, you're in luck! Many of our at-home holidays include visits to incredible castles with stories to tell and we've rounded up a selection of our favourites to inspire your 2022 adventures. 

From Scottish castles with royal…

Read more

Celebrating Our Return To Travel

28 June 2021

In early June, our ever-popular Gardens of Kent & Sussex tour was able to depart and this return to travel was a real celebration for the guests on this departure as well as for our very own Harry, who joined the trip as Tour Manager. 

To mark this exciting occasion,…

Read more

Scotland's Most Popular Islands Revealed

1 June 2021

In December 2020, Which? Travel conducted a survey among over 1,000 users to determine the islands in Scotland most popular with tourists and the results are in. 

While there are around 900 or so off-shore islands in our wonderful country, the undiscovered nature of many of them meant that only…

Read more

Indulge In A Grand Tour

24 May 2021

Here, at Brightwater, we like to make the most of our time on holiday. If you're the same, you might be interested in a new collection of trips for 2022 we're calling our Grand Tours

If you're wondering what a grand tour is, we like to define it as a…

Read more

Five Brand New UK Holidays For 2022

19 May 2021

If you're eager to get out and explore more of the world around you in 2022 with a holiday in the UK, we have five brand new itineraries on offer that can take you!

From a daffodil festival that takes place in a Cambridgeshire village to a walking tour that…

Read more

RHS Bridgewater Is Officially Open!

14 May 2021

We are delighted to see that RHS Garden Bridgewater has finally opened to the public – fantastic and long-awaited news after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its opening plans by almost a year.

Prior to the pandemic, we spoke to Dr Tim Upson, Director of Horticulture for the RHS, about this…

Read more

Archive

Previous years: 2021 2020 2019 2018

Newsletter