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  • Pompeii, watercolour by Frank Fox, publ. 1915.

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

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Please note: our London office is currently operating our normal working hours, but staff are working remotely. You may contact us on the following temporary telephone numbers: 

+44 (0)7896 768 680

+44 (0)7896 768 691

+44 (0)7896 768 703

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We operate in around fifty countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East. New destinations for 2021 include, Bulgaria and Cyprus.

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We offer an unequalled range of tours and events focusing on art, architecture, music, archaeology, history, gardens, gastronomy or wine.

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Holiday types

Tours for small groups are our ‘bread and butter’, but we also offer Martin Randall Festivals, Private groups, short Music & History events, London Days and Lecture Afternoons.

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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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Most popular holidays

Walking Hadrian's Wall Roman civilisation at the edge of an Empire

13 - 19 Sep 2021 £2,160
Hadrian’s Wall near Housesteads, wood engraving c. 1888.
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Frank Lloyd Wright & the Chicago School

04 - 15 Jun 2021 £6,320
Fallingwater, photograph courtesy of Western Pennsylvania Conservancy.
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I found exactly what I had hoped for from the tour description, extraordinary people who could help me to see into the heart of a wonderful country and plan visits to fascinating places I didn’t and couldn’t know existed.

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