Tailor-made tours

We are available to provide expert guiding services and/or arrange all or part of a tour to meet your group's particular interests.

Travel where you want, when you want. Combine the tour with other areas of interest, such as gardens, antiques, art or music.

Schedule your travel to attend special events such as Literary Festivals or flower shows.

In addition we can arrange specialist speakers or study leaders for educational programmes.

Specialist knowledge

With our specialist knowledge we ensure you have the best places to stay, the perfect places to eat, and that you don’t miss the unusual or off-the-beaten-track places that other tours don’t reach.

We take care of all the travel and other arrangements, leaving you free to enjoy your trip.

Designed for you

Whether graduate study programme or school trip, journeys for Museum or Literary Societies or other groups, we can provide an itinerary tailored to your party’s interests, budget, and time-frame.

Your tour will be specifically designed to meet your particular requirements, but as food for thought browse the examples below, and contact us to put together your ideal itinerary.

England and Wales

The literary history of the British Isles stretches back to Beowulf, written before the 10th century AD (the manuscript can be seen in the British Library in London). Our tailor-made tours can include attendance at one of England’s literary festivals and/or a book buying expedition to a book fair or specialist second-hand bookshops.

Literary London

Charles Dickens, Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, Samuel Pepys, Samuel Johnson, Boswell, literature’s most famous consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes, Oscar Wilde, DH Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, TS Eliot, Henry James … explore London's rich literary history on the ground and with our book (now available!) London: City of Words.

Literary Wessex

A tour through the south and west of England, starting and finishing in London. The tour explores landscapes and buildings associated with many of the country’s most notable writers, including Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, John Keats, Sir Walter Ralegh, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Virginia Woolf and many others. Read more...

Yorkshire: The Brontes and beyond

The Bronte sisters and Yorkshire writers

Tailor-made tours exploring the Yorkshire moorland and locations that inspired the Bronte sisters and poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. Further south visit Shandy Hall, home of novelist Laurence Sterne, and the magnificent York Minster and Castle Howard. Read more ...

Dylan Thomas

Short breaks and longer tailor made tours exploring all the most important houses and landscapes connected with Dylan Thomas’ extraordinary life, and the stories, legends and folklore that he drew upon in his poetry, including his home town Swansea, Laugharne and New Quay, where he wrote much of his later work, Mousehole, and Penzance, where he and Caitlin were married Read more ...

We continually add tours and trails to our schedules, and planned itineraries include:

Wordsworth and the Lake District



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