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

Destinations

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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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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Etching with barrels and grapes, Diplome Girondengo

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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Example of Moorish design, from The Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones, 1865.

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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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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Dark Age Brilliance Late Antique & Pre-Romanesque

24 Sep - 01 Oct 2017 £2,230
Ravenna, San Vitale, engraving 1906 from 'The Shores of the Adriatic'.
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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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