Back-Roads Touring - Regional Events and News

Back-Roads Touring - Regional Events and News


Back-Roads Touring Wins 2017 BTA Award

Back-Roads Touring has been announced as the winner of Best Small Coach Holiday Company for the third consecutive year in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards.

Created on 01/12/2017

Back-Roads Touring Welcomes New Global General Manager

Leading small group holiday provider, Back-Roads Touring, has announced the appointment of Daryl Raven as its new Global General Manager.

Created on 27/03/2017

You’d be balmy not to like Nice

Friday evening in Nice on the Cote d’Azur and it’s still a balmy 25 deg C. The icy Mistral ripped through the region on Thursday, snatched away the heat haze and had everyone reaching for jackets and scarves. The wind that drove Vincent Van Gogh mad. But today it’s warm again and the sky a hard sapphire, with the alps behind the famous southern French city etched in detail.

Created on 23/01/2013 by Heather Tyler

Jesus is waiting in reception

Well hello, is that Jesus standing next to the reception desk? Welcome to three-star Hotel Gounod in the heart of Saint Remy de Provence, possibly one of the quirkiest hotels in the world.

Created on 05/12/2012 by By Heather Tyler at www.tastefortravel.com.au

Following in the footsteps


All battlefields tours are special, for so many reasons. It is the connection that you can make with events that happened close to one hundred years ago that helped to shape the world we live in today.

Created on 31/08/2011 by Mark Banning

Christmas Market Calendar 2011

Christmas can be one of the most exciting time to visit Europe – with the splendid Christmas Markets popping up in major cities and towns in most countries offering a unique opportunity to experience the festive cheer and buy traditional Christmas gifts...

Created on 26/07/2011 by Charlotte Pinnock

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

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

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