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Padstow harbour, Cornwall, with fishing boats, shops and restaurants

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Corners of Cornwall: Follow in Rick Stein’s Footsteps

Has Rick Stein's BBC series about Cornwall inspired you to pay a visit to this captivat...
Corners of Cornwall: Follow in Rick Stein’s Footsteps
white house near rock formation

5th March 2020

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A Scottish Journey Like No Other

Towering mountains and enchanting lochs. Dramatic castles and quaint villages. Infamous...
A Scottish Journey Like No Other

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twilight scene of Varenna along the shores of Lake Como, Italy

4th March 2021

4min

Italy and Malta’s Mediterranean Charms, Told by Tour Leaders

We asked our Italy and Malta Tour Leaders to share their expert local knowledge, including culinary tips, historic tales, and the best place to catch a majestic Mediterranean sunset.

Italy and Malta’s Mediterranean Charms, Told by Tour Leaders
Padstow harbour, Cornwall, with fishing boats, shops and restaurants

25th February 2021

3min

Corners of Cornwall: Follow in Rick Stein’s Footsteps

Has Rick Stein's BBC series about Cornwall inspired you to pay a visit to this captivating corner of England? Read on to discover how you can explore the programme's highlights, and so much more, with Back-Roads Touring.

Corners of Cornwall: Follow in Rick Stein’s Footsteps
sun setting beyond the Old Man of Storr on the Isle of Skye

23rd February 2021

5min

Tour Leader Tales: Legendary UK and Ireland Historical Sites

Our UK and Ireland Tour Leaders share their favourite legends from their tours, including a lovestruck mermaid in Cornwall and the five sisters still waiting for their suitors in the Scottish Highlands.

Tour Leader Tales: Legendary UK and Ireland Historical Sites
lower body of man in Highlander dress and kilt playing the bagpipes

19th November 2020

4min

The Colourful Life of the Scottish Kilt

Let’s be honest – we’ve all speculated about what Scots wear under their kilts, but have you ever wondered about the history behind them?

The Colourful Life of the Scottish Kilt
paella plate on a table

2nd April 2020

8min

5 Simple Recipes From Around The World

Looking for some culinary inspiration? We’re delivering five delicious and extremely simple recipes from some of our favourite countries straight to your inbox!  

5 Simple Recipes From Around The World