From the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales in the North of England to the Cotswolds; Dorset, Cornwall and Devon in the South West; Southern England and London there are so many places to visit that have inspired some Britain’s most famous writers and poets.
William Shakespeare is England’s most famous playwright and the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, his birthplace is where you can walk in his footsteps and explore the house where he was born and grew up.
JRR Tolkien created a fantasy world with elves, dwarves and hobbits called Middle Earth, it was inspired by Anglo-Saxon myths and legends which are deeply rooted in English culture that Tolkien spent much of his life studying whilst living in the West Midlands. Tolkien’s former home and haunts can be explored on the Tolkien Trail. There are so many different tours that can be enjoyed in England to see where your favourite authors or poets lived and worked and got their inspiration from.
We are a specialist DMC and incoming tour operator based in Cornwall, one of Southern England’s most popular travel destinations, we use our unrivalled local knowledge and network of suppliers to add amazing destinations, speakers, visits and experiences in order to create a truly unique Literary Tour.
On our bespoke literature group tours you can visit the places where they lived, enjoy the landscapes, learn about and see what inspired these great writers and poets. We welcome the opportunity to customise your group’s tour to suit you or your client’s requirements. We are also very happy to research and design a completely new tour around a theme, so please do contact us with your ideas.