Brightwater Holidays

Supplier Brightwater Holidays
Phone number 0330 333 6701
Address Eden Park House
Postcode KY15 4HS
Long established as a supplier of quality garden and special interest tours to the Guardian and the Observer, Brightwater holidays are now among the market leaders in this short break field. Their garden tours include such diverse destinations as Cornwall, Japan, Andalucia and Equador, while their special interest tours include a whole series of Scottish Island breaks, Archaeology Tours and a host of hidden gems in the UK, Europe and further afield.
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Gardens and architecture of Andalucia

6 nights from £795

Andalucia has a wealth of history, culture, beautiful architecture and gardens. We will visit the cities of Granada, Córdoba and Seville and also the spectacular cliff - perched town of Ronda....

A Grand Tour of the Outer Hebrides

5 nights from £695

This extended tour of the Hebrides has proved extremely popular, offering as it does an opportunity to travel the length and breadth of the western isles. Our grand tour takes in all the beauty and...

Malta, an archaeological exploration

7 nights from £955

Set at the intersection of numerous Mediterranean sea routes, Malta has been populated and colonized by many civilizations over the centuries and as a result has an extraordinarily rich...

An archaeologist’s view of Orkney and Shetland

5 nights from £955

We are delighted that Clive Warsop of Edinburgh University will give us the benefit of his extensive knowledge and bring to life the ancient relics that litter the islands of Orkney and Shetland.

Archaeology in Bulgaria

8 nights from £1275

For decades after the Second World War Bulgaria lay firmly behind the Iron Curtain and had little contact with the outside world, but in classical times it prospered through trade with the Near East...

Archaeology of the Borderlands

3 nights from £455

The borderlands of Scotland and England have been fought over for centuries, and as a result the region is strewn with castles and forts. There are also relics with more peaceful and spiritual...

The gardens of Japan

12 nights from £3795

The origin of the Japanese garden lies in simple, gravel-covered forest clearings where the gods could manifest themselves. Over the centuries the gardens have evolved into an idealized reflection of...

Art and archaeology in Sicily

8 nights from £895

At the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, the Mediterranean's largest island is one of the world's most cosmopolitan civilisations. Accumulated over thirty centuries, the collective legacy of...


3 nights from £695

This corner of England has remained unpolluted, unspoilt and unchanged for decades. Tresco lies 28 miles from the Cornish coast yet basks in a climate where spring comes early, autumn stays late and...

Arts and gardens of Dumfries and Galloway

3 nights from £395

Dumfries and Galloway, in the south western corner of Scotland, is home to some of the country's most attractive gardens and artists.

The artistic highlight of our tour is undoubtedly...

Archaeology of Denmark and Sweden

7 nights from £1595

Archaeologist Clive Warsop has helped us plan and will lead this new tour to the neighbouring Nordic nations of Sweden and Denmark, which between them offer a host of archaeological and historical...


8 nights from £1195

After 50 years of political isolation, Albania is only just emerging as a holiday destination, with a refreshing lack of modern development and a unique, timeless quality. In archaeological terms,...

Archaeology of Central Ireland

4 nights from £595

Central Ireland is an archaeological landscape that is rich in content and diverse in character. Among these green and rolling hills, in the company of an expert and engaging local archaeologist, we...

Archaeology of Argyll

3 nights from £415

In the broad, fertile valley of Kilmartin in Argyll people have lived and farmed, hunted and prayed, loved and mourned for thousands of years. We know this because of the astonishing number of...

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