Nominate your favorite Tour Manager

28 March 2023

We are excited to share that Wanderlust magazine has opened nominations for the 2023 World Guide Awards. So, if you have come across an outstanding Tour Manager on your travels with Brightwater, who made your vacation all the more special, why not celebrate their efforts with a nomination?…

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Bucket List Experiences For Your Next Rail Holiday

1 December 2022

Not only is our portfolio of rail holidays now bigger than ever, it also includes some very special experiences that may already be on your ultimate wish lists! What can Brightwater Holidays treat you to? Well, there are some luxury train travel encounters to look forward to, which range from…

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A Luxury Experience On The Maharajas’ Express Train

1 December 2022

This unique, luxury train will allow you to explore India in style, on a rail holiday truly unlike any other. Boasting two fine dining restaurants, cabins with panoramic windows and opulent décor throughout that offers a chance to rediscover a bygone era, there’s nothing as memorable as a journey aboard…

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Why Choose A Rail Holiday With Brightwater Holidays?

1 December 2022

If you are hoping to enjoy more rail travel, the team here at Brightwater Holidays are excited to share our full range of escorted rail holidays, which can take you from the UK all the way to India. Due to the increasing popularity of our holidays by train, with itineraries…

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We're nominated for two huge prizes and we need your help!

4 July 2022

We are delighted to share that we have been nominated for two prizes at this year’s British Travel Awards! We are up for:

  • Best Coach Holiday Travel Company
  • Best Escorted Group Holiday Travel Company

Voting will close on October 9, and, as always, we would really appreciate your support.


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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…

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A Guide To Island-Hopping In Scotland

17 February 2022

If you're going to make the journey to Scotland, why not maximize your time there by doing a bit of island hopping? There are around 900 islands dotted around the Scottish shorelines, some uninhabited and others boasting amazing sites to visit, and there are a range of ways to travel…

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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 24 - 28 May at The Royal Hospital in Chelsea, London, this highly anticipated horticultural highlight will return with a bang,…

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Oberammergau 2022

16 October 2020

The legendary play created from the desperation of a deadly plague saw its almost 400-year history disrupted by a modern-day pandemic, but it will return in 2022 and we have now launched a series of exciting holidays that can take you to experience it.

Germany’s Oberammergau Passion Play was first…

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