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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 and the Americas.

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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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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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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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Samarkand & Silk Road Cities
with Khiva, Bukhara, Tashkent & Shakhrisabz

Khiva, the Grand Minaret, wood engraving c. 1880.
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Connoisseur’s Prague
Art, architecture & design, with privileged access

Prague, Charles Bridge, watercolour by B. Granville Baker, publ. 1923.
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Our MRT holiday exceeded our expectations in every respect. The international party gave a broad and interesting slant to our conversations, and we were suitably lead by both lecturer and local guide. We have had many memorable experiences on Martin Randall holidays, but you have just excelled yourselves again.

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