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


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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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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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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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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Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes Como & Maggiore

20 - 26 Apr 2017 £3,040
Lake Maggiore, by Ella du Cane publ. 1905.
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Connoisseur’s Prague Art, architecture & design, with privileged access

10 - 16 Sep 2017 £2,770
Prague, Charles Bridge, watercolour by B. Granville Baker, publ. 1923.
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Everything worked as scheduled without ever feeling that we were being "herded along" or pressurised. Excellent timekeeping, no hitches. There was also a degree of flexibility and efforts were made to listen to people's requests and organise around them.

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Miramar garden, Trieste.

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