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Brookland Travel
BROOKLAND TRAVEL
Established 1999


 

TOURS THROUGH TIME

   

THE VERY BEST IN HISTORIC TOURING WITH SMALLER GROUP SIZES AND AN EXPERT TOUR LEADER

Tour England with Tours Through Time and discover English castles, historic abbeys, battlefields and monuments with castle tours, talks and walks. Special interest cultural holidays, castle tours, and heritage breaks in the UK and Europe from Brookland Travel.  Many include English Heritage and National Trust properties although private and lesser known properties are often tour highlights.

The majority of the Tours Through Time programme are led by popular guide - writer, historian and broadcaster Julian Humphrys.  Occasionally, other professional guides, handpicked for their suitability to the tour theme  or location, will lead these tours.

 

Julian Humphrys, read history at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and has enjoyed a career in museums, leading historical tours and working closely with heritage organisations. He talks regularly about history on TV and radio.  He has been a regular contributor to BBC History Magazine and also the author of English Heritage’s Battlefield Hikes and “A Clash of Arms: Twelve British Battles”. His book “Enemies at the Gates” takes an entertaining look at English castles under siege and tells the stories from both the attackers and the besieged.

Tours Through Time are historical, cultural and castle tours are operated by Brookland Travel who enjoyed a long association with English Heritage between 2003 and 2008 together with other cultural organisations including National Trust Groups, Decorative and Fine Art Societies,  U3A, Probus, RHS Pershore College and The Country Gentlemens Association.

THE ISLES OF SCILLY WITH JULIAN HUMPHRYS - 2/6 APRIL 2021 

An Easter break to these beautiful, unspoilt islands just 28 miles west of Lands End.

HISTORIC SCOTLAND FROM EDINBURGH TO INVERNESS
WITH JULIAN HUMPHRYS  16 - 20 MAY 2021

FORT GEORGE, INVERNESS, LOCH NESS AND URQUHART CASTLE,
CULLODEN BATTLEFIELD AND VISITOR CENTRE, EDINBURGH, STIRLING
CASTLE, LINLITHGOW PALACE. JOIN IN EDINBURGH ON 16TH MAY

 

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FEATURED TOURS

An Island Escape to the Isle of Wight including Osborne House and Gardens - led by popular tour leader, Julian Humphrys

Small Group Touring featuring pre-booked entry to Osborne House with plenty of time to admire the extensive gardens or to walk to the private beach. We take a leisurely drive around the island, to discover 800 years of history and the Princess Beatrice Garden at Carisbrooke Castle, exotic plants inside and out at Ventnor Botanic Garden and much more.

26/09/2021  - 29/09/2021   AVAILABLE

From £746 Per Person
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HISTORIC SUFFOLK AND LAVENHAM WITH JULIAN HUMPHRYS





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NORTHUMBRIA & COUNTY DURHAM WITH JULIAN HUMPHRYS

Join historian and guide Julian Humphrys to tour historic sites in County Durham and Northumbria including Durham City and Durham Cathedral, Raby Castle, Barnard Castle, The Bowes Museum, Bishops Auckland Palace, Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Warkworth Castle.

28/07/2020  - 01/08/2020   AVAILABLE

FROM£TBA
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HISTORIC BURGUNDY, GUEDELON & VEZELAY

One of the highlights of this break is to explore Guédelon, a 21st century medieval adventure. We travel deep into the forests of northern Burgundy, to the once disused quarry, where a team of master-builders are building the 13th-century castle of Guédelon using traditional building materials and techniques.

09/09/2019  - 13/09/2019   AVAILABLE

FROM£1275 PER PERSON
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MARY ANNING AND THE JURASSIC COAST

Mary Anning is remember as one of the greatest fossil hunters who ever lived. Her story is quite remarkable and starts in the picturesque seaside town of Lyme Regis, where the coastlines of Devon and Dorset meet on the Jurassic Coast. We'll explore the mighty Jurassic Coast from its most southerly point at Portland Bill to West Bay and Lyme Bay.

18/05/2020  - 21/05/2020   AVAILABLE

FROM£690
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HISTORIC SCOTLAND FROM EDINBURGH TO INVERNESS

HISTORIC SCOTLAND FROM EDINBURGH TO INVERNESS WITH JULIAN HUMPHRYS

16/05/2021  - 20/05/2021   AVAILABLE

FROM£954
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Richard lll, Henry Tudor and the end of The Wars of The Roses

This three day tour is based at the superb William Cecil Hotel in the beautiful and historic town of Stamford and we take an in-depth look at the closing years of the Wars of the Roses with Julian Humphrys. Julian, an accomplished historian, is a very popular guide with Brookland Travel clients.

23/05/2021  - 26/05/2021   AVAILABLE

PRICE FROM £665 per person
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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING...

"Thanks again for a lovely trip, your organisation is brilliant and personal and we look forward to something new for next year.

Mrs M S - Horticultural Society , Wiltshire

"I would just like to thank you for arranging such an enjoyable 3 day holiday with Winterslow & District Horticultural Club.

Mrs K B , Wiltshire


Cromwells Castle

Brookland Travel are a special interest tour operator in Dorchester, Dorset, providing garden tours, cultural holidays, English heritage short breaks and more throughout the UK and Europe.

Registered Address: 26 Middlemarsh St, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 3FD. Reg No 03819803

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