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What's Happening in the UK and Ireland in 2011?

There are always a great number of interesting and fascinating events across the UK each year. This is your one stop guide to some of the best.

Created on 07/04/2011 by Charlotte

Grab a great touring deal!

There are still great travel deals to be had with Back-Roads Touring!

Created on 31/03/2011 by Charlotte

Kent and Sussex - A charming slice of England

More than a just a commuter county for London - Kent is a beautiful county with a rich history, home to Tudor manor houses, stately homes and castles. We discover more of Kent's hisorical past..... 

Created on 07/02/2011 by Mike Wilson

Wales - best explored along the back roads

A land of miners and farmers, poets and preachers, the little Principality of Wales punches above its weight in the realms of culture and landscape.

Created on 24/01/2011 by Mike Wilson

Meet a Back-Roads Expert

During these shows you will find out all about our Europe Tours, Battlefields Tours and Garden Tours. Ther will be also chance to talk about your Tailor Made Private Travel to Europe

Created on 24/01/2011 by Charlotte Pinnock

Anzac Day Dawn Ceremony

There is no doubt that this recently introduced commemorative service on the Western Front to commemorate the ANZAC soldiers is very much an event to attend, and so much easier to get to than the Gallipoli peninsula.

Created on 10/01/2011 by Backroads Touring

Life as a Back-Roads Battlefield guide

Working as guide for Backroads Touring has given me many privileges, but the greatest treat is to accompany a relative to the grave of a fallen soldier, one of the many from around the world that lie at peace in the immaculately maintained Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries in Belgium and Northern France.

Created on 23/12/2010 by Mark Banning

Back-Roads Touring on WTM in London

We were delighted to take part in the annual World Travel Market (WTM) in London this year.

Created on 15/11/2010 by Backroads Touring

Remembrance Day

ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER AT 11 O'CLOCK THE COUNTRY STOPS SILENT...

Created on 14/11/2010 by Sara Dryden

Ypres Battlefield Tour - 'Back Roads Moment'

RECENTLY I WAS ASKED TO ACT AS RELIEF DRIVER FOR ONE DAY AROUND YPRES FOR ONE OF OUR BATTLEFIELD GUIDES, MARK BANNING...

Created on 09/07/2010 by David Brookman

Tunnellers Memorial

You would have thought that there were enough Memorials to those who died on the Western Front, but Peter Barton feels different about it...

Created on 26/06/2010 by Mark Banning

Falmouth Oyster Festival

The oyster season starts again in October and is celebrated in Falmouth at the annual Oyster Festival. Thanks to regional fishing practices in regions such as Cornwall we can continue to enjoy local varieties alongside their Pacific cousins....

Created on 01/01/1970 by Charlotte Pinnock



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