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  • Grein, lithograph by A. Kunike c. 1840.
  • Montecute House, Somerset, lithograph 1842.
  • Pisa, 18th-century engraving.

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

Durham Cathedral, engraving in The English Provinces, 1888.
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Art in the Netherlands
Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Gogh

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