To go on a Brightwater Holiday is to join a group of like-minded, mature adults with enquiring minds who are looking for that little bit more from a holiday package.
And now, with our 2018 tours, you can get even more. Next year 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.
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...
Organising overseas garden tours is an exercise in admiring life's rich tapestry. The tropical rainforests of Costa Rica, the emerald alpine peaks of Switzerland, and the geometric majesty of the Dutch Bulbfields...we offer you the opportunity to see them all.
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.view tours
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!view tours
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.view tours
According to Frances Hodgson Burnett’s 1911 classic The Secret Garden, ‘if you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden’, and we have to say, we think she was onto something. To put it another way: everything depends on perspective, and that’s what we’ve put into practice in this selection of super tours.view tours
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.view tours