Of all the differences between us here in the British Isles and our dear cousins across the pond, it’s been said that the biggest is this: While America has the geography, England has the history. True or not it does quite neatly sum up Blighty’s appeal — with a huge wealth of historical treasures within easy reach, the potential for discovery is limitless.

There are the stately home superstars, the likes of Brideshead and Downton Abbey; the homes of powerful players from the Queen to Churchill; the Civil War ruins and the Elizabethan manors… throw in a host of picture-perfect villages, stunning cities and seaside vistas and we’re hardly short of geography either.

And now, with our 2018 tours, you can get even more. It is all about the little extras: the porterage, the drinks at dinner, the extra stars on your hotel. If you're travelling with us in 2018, prepare to get a lot more Brightwater for your buck.

RHS Garden Holidays

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Historic Houses of Scotland 2018

4 days
from £745pp
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A Day at Chatsworth House and Gardens 2018

1 days
from £399pp
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The V&A Museum in Dundee 2018 & 2019

4 days
from £499pp
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