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  • Prague, Charles Bridge, Lesser Town and Castle, lithograph c. 1860.
  • Jerusalem, Mosque of Omar, watercolour by Phoebe Allen, publ. 1913
  • Edinburgh, from Calton Hill p158 Picturesque Europe Vol I

Welcome to Martin Randall Travel, the leading specialist in cultural holidays

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We offer the widest selection of tours in the UK, continental Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, India, China, Japan, the Americas and Australasia.

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Japanese Garden, by Mortimer Menpes, publ. 1901.

Themes

We offer an unequalled range of tours and events focusing on archaeology, architecture, art, gastronomy, history, houses and gardens, literature and drama, music, ballet and opera, and walking.

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‘The Singers’, engraving c. 1840 after T. Rombouts.

Holiday types

We have over three hundred tours and events in fifty different countries, and they range from single-day seminars to seventeen days in Peru.

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Budapest, Parliament House, early-20th-century watercolour.

Expert lecturers

Our lecturers are selected with great care. Their scholarship is unimpeachable but their ability to communicate their learning is equally important.

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Photo of Guus Sluiter.

Most popular holidays

The Cathedrals of England Ely, Lincoln, Durham, York, Coventry, Gloucester, Bristol, Wells, Salisbury, Winchester

18 - 26 Oct 2017 £2,610
Durham Cathedral, engraving in The English Provinces, 1888.
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Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes Como & Maggiore

21 - 27 Sep 2017 £3,040
Lake Maggiore, by Ella du Cane publ. 1905.
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Martin Randall travel is exceptionally well organised, treats everyone as individuals, answers the telephone in person and delivers the widest range of cultural trips aimed at intelligent travellers.

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Ladies of the Minoan Court, after a painting by John Duncan, c. 1910.

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