Small group tours of Britain. Covering England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland tours for groups of up to sixteen people. Escorted trips cover the Industrial revolution, Scottish isles, Jacobite History, British History, walking tours Pre historic or Roman Britain as well as British Garden design.
Odyssey offers Senior Travel to France, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, the islands of the Mediterranean, Central Europe, Greece or Turkey. Typically for 21 days fully escorted with local guides.
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Ireland today remains with its amiable village life centred on a busy village square, with shops and pubs that most visitors imagine have disappeared.
Until 1066, Britain had been invaded by a number of groups that have contributed to many distinguishing features in Britain.
Odyssey’s tour of the Scottish Islands includes visits and stays on;
- The island of Arran
- Isle of Mull
- Isle of Skye
- Harris & Lewis
- Orkney Islands
- Shetland Islands
These isles are among the world’s great repositories of archaeological treasures including villages preserved almost in their entirety.
This 21 night tour explores the northwest corner of France before hopping across the English Channel to the tiny autonomous islands of Jersey, Guernsey, and Sark, as well as the historic Isle of Wight.
This walking tour is designed to introduce participants to the incredible variety of walks and destinations available in Britain. Most of the walks are in National Parks and other areas of outstanding beauty, including Arran In Scotland and others.
How could England have introduced the world to the industrial revolution and yet still manage today to be the epitome of village life and tranquillity?
- Visit amazing Skara Brae, a village on Orkney inhabited 5000 years ago by Neolithic settlers.
- March into Fort George, Britain’s mightiest artillery fortress.
- Drink a dram in an historic distillery.
- Explore Stirling Castle, one of Scotland’s best preserved and most fascinating.
- Soak up the atmosphere in the mighty ruined Abbeys of the Borders.
- Be surprised to discover just where the Politicians planned to hide out in case of a nuclear attack.
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the world’s largest arts festival, and is made up of almost an entire months’ worth of artistic events.
From top to bottom, take in the full length of the country as you embark on a study of the past.
Our 18-night tour explores many facets of country life in England through different eras and across a variety of beautiful landscapes.
The English Country House is one of the most celebrated symbols of Britain’s heritage and identity.
The Industrial Revolution brought great change to Britain as major rivers were linked with canals, and railways were developed.