Creative Holidays


Whether you hope to enhance & improve your creativity or simply try something new, our special interest holidays put you in the heart of the action. Learn to frame the perfect shot with professional photographers, dance to the fiery rhythm of Flamenco with passionate dancers or share how to express gorgeous vistas on canvas with local artists. Explore our eclectic range of holidays with a difference.

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  • A Creative Week in Spain

    7 Nights / 8 Days Spain

    Experience a new destination, meet locals and indulge in your creative side during this 1-week craft taster course, lear..

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    £1210 pp
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  • Portrait Painting Week In France

    6 Nights / 7 Days France

    Discover the South West of France where the Pyrénées meets the sea. Learn to paint in a relaxing environment with an e..

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    £1120 pp
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  • Mosaic Making Retreat in Turkey

    6 Nights / 7 Days Turkey

    Relax and unwind on a creative retreat in a beautiful, quiet corner of Turkey. Craft beautiful mosaics and relax by the ..

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    £899 pp
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  • Creative Writing Course in France

    7 nights/ 8 days France

    Enjoy this 7 night creative writing experience whilst staying in the beautiful Champagne House in the South of France. E..

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    £1450 pp
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  • Jewellery Making Holiday

    8 days France

    Design and make your own unique pieces of jewellery on this 7-nights creative holiday; you can choose to work with glass..

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    £1584 pp
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  • Comedy Writing Break in Gascony

    7 nights/ 8 Days France

    What could be more energising and empowering than spending a week being creative, developing your comedy technique, disc..

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    £905 pp
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  • Pick your type of Creative Holidays

    Dance Holidays

    We've searched the globe to curate an eclectic mix of dance holidays from Argentinean Tango to Belly Dancing and Salsa to Flamenco. Learn from the experts and dance with the locals.

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    Music Holidays

    Music is a passion. A way of life. And whether you've never picked up a guitar in your life or you're a proud multi-instrumentalist, our music holidays are bound to hit all the right notes.

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    Painting Holidays

    Everyone is welcome on our painting holidays - from novices exploring different media to more experienced painters. Explore your creativity as you paint alongside professional artists.

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    Photography Holidays

    From composition to processing, let our experienced photographers show you their stunning local surroundings, allowing you to make the most of light & time as you develop the technical skills to capture great images.

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    Arts and Crafts Holidays

    Whether you're a dab hand at arts, in need of new inspiration or looking to get crafty for the first time, you can find an arts and crafts holiday to free your creative side and indulge your inner artist.

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    Top Creative Holidays destinations

    What our travellers are saying...

    Yoga and Watercolour Painting Holiday

    The staff were brilliant! The location was stunning and the yoga was nourishing and rejuvenating. Even the locals went out of their way to make sure you have a good time. Highly recommend the retreat for anyone looking for a yoga holiday with a difference!


    Discover enriching activities in inspiring locations

    Unique handcrafted holidays

    Leave your number-crunching left brain at the office and get your creative juices flowing in settings meant to inspire and energise your mind.

    From painting & photography to dancing & hands-on jewellery making, our experienced talented tutors are on hand to give you a holiday experience like no other.

    For added flair, you can even combine creative and art courses with local activities.

    Hold your frame while salsa dancing in Spain, then learn the steps in Spanish. Trade your paint brush for a spatula on a multi-activity cooking and painting holiday in Italy.

    Surf in the morning and photograph the changing lights over the rainforest in Costa Rica. Design exquisite jewellery and tasty dishes on cookery and craft holidays in France.

    Whatever your style, find special holidays that cater to your interests. Never settle for ordinary.

    Who goes on our special interest holidays?

    Expressive souls, beginners who’ve never set up an easel, lifelong artists – everyone is welcome in the studios of our local hosts.

    You’ll meet people of all ages and nationalities, from solo travellers to couples to friends. Some have devoted their lives to creativity, others are keen to escape the 9-to-5 and inspire their minds.

    All that’s required is a passion for creativity and a refusal to be boxed in.

    Is this you? It looks like you. Come and join them.

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