Romantic getaways for Valentine's Day

14 February 2019

The origins of Valentine's Day are much debated, but there's one thing for sure and it's that we simply love taking breaks with the people we care about. With this in mind, we've rounded up a selection of tours that are ideal for romance...…

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It's the last week of our January sales offers...

28 January 2019

If you're yet to book a holiday for 2019, there is no better time like the present. Why? Well, our best-ever January sales offers will come to an end on February 2nd, so you have just five days left to bag yourself a bargain and prepare to pack your bags.…

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Beat the Blue Monday Blues with a Sun-Soaked Holiday

21 January 2019

If you hadn’t already heard, today is Blue Monday. It usually falls on the third Monday of January, and is statistically – according to research – the most gloomy day of the year. Why? Well, the research takes into consideration the following: bad weather, bad financial situations following the spending…

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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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