Medieval Tours & Holidays
To keep them topical we tend to schedule these tours to coincide with anniversaries of the event concerned – and thus tie in with re-enactments and concurrent publications and documentaries on the subject. We've previously celebrated the battle of Bannockburn and the emergence of Scottish national identity to coincide with the battle and the Scottish Referendum debate.
All of our forthcoming Scheduled Medieval Tours are listed below.
The English Civil Wars are part of a living political tradition which continue to rage on paper and debate nearly four centuries after the internecine bloodletting. find out more and book
The Wars of the Roses became one of the most defining periods in English history. Lasting for 30 years (1455 – 1485), it split the country in two and produced five different monarchs. The crown passed between the houses of York and Lancaster, with the Lancastrian’s eventually winning through and Henry Tudor establishing a new royal dynasty. find out more and book
The recovery of Spain from Moorish rule was a long and complex process. This tour starts at the beginning of the story by visiting the site of King Pelayo’s victory over the Moors at Covandonga in AD 722 and then follows the expansion of the kingdom he forged first in Oviedo. find out more and book