Travel

Check out this round-up of interesting travel ideas

This new tour combines the color, prestige, and excitement of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with a stimulating blend of some of London’s finest gardens, art galleries and houses. These include the Gallery, home to countless art treasures; Eltham Palace, which marries medieval gardens with an Art Deco style; Syon Park, one of the last great houses of London with of art and Hampton Court Palace, one of London’s must-see attractions.

This tour will be led by horticulturalists, garden design consultant, and broadcaster Trevor Edwards, who is one of Brightwater Holidays’ busiest and most popular tour managers and has led many garden tours around the world. 

Dreaming of Venice? 

For discerning travelers seeking a restorative short break, there can be few destinations more sublime than La Serenissima. At its glorious best from mid-summer, a visit this year also offers a tantalizing chance to experience Venice before the return of the madding crowd.

Stay at the five-star Bauer Palazzo, where opulence, exquisite service, elegant dining, and an outdoor Jacuzzi – with mesmerizing views of St Mark’s Square and the city.

A privately guided tour 

This could be the perfect present for the curious el – whether to learn more about the delights on their own doorstep or to venture further afield in the UK – Blue Badge Tourist Guide Gift Vouchers will bring their chosen experience to life.

A night in London’s Mayfair

Plan a summer treat for you and someone you love. Once restrictions ease, enjoy shopping in the West End, walks in Green Park, and the chance to dress for dinner.