Top 4 Destinations of 2019

8 January 2019

Before Christmas, we asked you to tell us the places you most want to visit in 2019 and there were four clear winners when the results came back. So, which destinations are at the top of your travel lists?


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4 Best Archaeological Discoveries of 2018

28 December 2018

Now that the year is coming to an end, we can finally look back and say, “What a year it has been.” For us, 2018 has been one for the books. We brought home two prizes at the British Travel Awards for Best Special Interest Holiday Company and Best Coach…

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Deal or no deal: ‘Brexit-proof’ your holiday with Brightwater Holidays

21 December 2018

If you are concerned about the potential effect of Brexit on your European holiday, you are not alone – but consider the ‘Brexit-proof’ aspects of an Brightwater Holidays trip and book with complete confidence. We have, on our doorstep, the most extraordinary continent of historical and cultural wonders, offering myriad…

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Wildlife awaits on wild and beautiful Mull

22 October 2018

If there's a better way to spend four days than observing amazing animals and seabirds on a remote Scottish island, we'd love to know what it is. Join us next spring for a wonderful discovery of Mull's wildlife and get back in touch with nature. 

A paradise for bird-watchers and…

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Our First Holiday Post-Lockdown: A Report

We're delighted to tell you that we're back in business! If you've been wondering what a holiday with Brightwater might be like in a post-pandemic world, we can finally show and tell you. Why? Well, because on 7th August our beloved Classic Scottish Steam Break was able to depart, taking…

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We’ve been nominated in the British Travel Awards!

We are absolutely delighted to reveal that we have been nominated for two prizes at this year's British Travel Awards!

The whole team here at Brightwater Holidays is so excited and we can't wait for the ceremony, which will take place much later this year. We have been nominated in…

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Top 5 Reasons to Travel to Oberammergau

If you've never heard of the small Bavarian village of Oberammergau, it might surprise you to learn its story. Nestled between the Ammer River and the shadow of the Ammergau Alps, this destination is home to a unique centuries-old tradition that came about after its citizens were struck by the…

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Top 10 Things to do in Scotland

Scotland is simply one of those places you can keep returning to, year after year, to enjoy new experiences as the seasons change. Here, at Brightwater Holidays, we have visited over 35 of its islands between us and our collection of tours on offer for 2019 will visit a total…

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Specialist Journeys’ Top 10 Tours for 2019

Now that the New Year has arrived, it’s time to turn travel resolutions into plans and make your dream holiday a reality. There are many reasons to explore the world over the next 12 months, as there are every year, but we have rounded up some of the trips across…

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