Touring with Backroads: Travel Blogs | Back-Roads Touring Company

Touring with Backroads: Travel Blogs | Back-Roads Touring Company

6 Unique Local Experiences You Can Enjoy With Back-Roads Asia.

With the launch of our Asia tours, we have compiled a list of some of the amazing local experiences you can enjoy with us.

Created on 31/01/2018 by Marianne Lampon

6 Culinary Experiences You Can Try With Back-Roads Asia.

With the launch of our Asia tours, we have compiled a list of some of the amazing culinary experiences you can enjoy with us.

Created on 31/01/2018 by Marianne Lampon

Royal Tour of Britain

We are so excited to announce our new 9 Day Royal Tour of Britain itinerary.


Come and learn some more about the tour.

Created on 13/11/2017 by Marianne Lampon

Suits of Armour & Candelabra at Comlongon Castle’s Medieval Banquet

At the beginning of July, on a sunny Scottish summer’s day, I arrived at the mighty Comlongon Castle. I was there to ‘road-test’ one of our stand-out culinary experiences for myself – the Scottish medieval banquet.

Created on 23/07/2013 by Lucy Cook

Exploring the tasty sights and delights of Aix-en-Provence Market

Heather Tyler explores the unique delights of Aix-en-Provence's market.

Created on 14/06/2013

An intimate adventure

You'll soon find yourself with some new friends when you explore Italy in a small group, writes Chanel Parratt.

Created on 23/01/2013 by Chanel Parratt

Provencal picnic in Arles

This is my room with a view of the tiled rooftops of Arles, the southern Provence city with a history that has preserved its Celtic, Greek, Roman and Medieval heritage. I was leaning out the window a little to take this, so tilt your head slightly to the right and you’ll get the picture.

Created on 23/01/2013 by Heather Tyler

Back-Roads Red Dragon of Wales Tour

My tour with Back-Roads Touring Company exceeded my expectations, was lots of fun and exceptional value for money. We sang along to Tom Jones and Shirley Bassey, learnt a lot about Welsh history, visited amazing places and continually drove through beautiful scenic landscapes. I fell in love with Wales, and I have Back-Roads to thank! I can say therefore, with certainty, that this will not be the last tour I do with this excellent, professional company.

Created on 08/08/2012 by Helen Lang

La Belle France

Striking the perfect balance between ‘work’ and play, Back-Roads’ La Belle France tour offers a glimpse into the French l’art de vivre.

Created on 17/04/2012 by Meagan Jones // Photography: Rhys Martin

Austria: A fantastic winter destination

Austria has been charming visitors and travellers for centuries. The winter months offer a unique opportunity to enjoy the traditional Christmas Markets, wind through the snow capped mountains and visit medieval towns and villages during the festive season...

Created on 14/07/2011 by Susan Oliver

Cornwall - a delightful corner of England

With its winding lanes, delicious food and idyllic seaside towns - is it really any wonder people flock to Cornwall every year?

Created on 04/07/2011 by Charlotte

Winter in Switzerland

Susie Oliver, Back-Roads' Product Development Manager tells us about her recent experience in Switzerland whilst researching our new Winter tour....

Created on 04/07/2011 by Susie Oliver

Ironbridge: Take a journey through history

Ironbridge is a World Heritage site and memorable visit included on Back-Roads Highlights of Britain tour.


Created on 17/05/2011 by Pat Edgar

Travelling La Belle France with a Back-Roads Guide

Travelling with Back-Roads through France is a unique opportunity to experience the real French culture. Andy Steele has lived in France and has been guiding with Back-Roads Touring for several years and introduces you to life in France.

Created on 18/04/2011 by Andy Steele

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

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