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 alongside other passionate travellers. Thousands of people have already discovered that our eclectic mix of art holidays and craft courses are as diverse as the people who go on them. Come and join them.

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  • Painting Holiday in Limousin

    7 Days France

    Get inspired by the natural wonders of the Creuse on this unforgettable 6 night painting holiday that will unleash the f..

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    £1200 pp
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Unique 3 Night Interior Design Break

    3 Nights / 4 Days Spain

    Enjoy this exciting and creative break in the beautiful, whitewashed village of Mijas Pueblo in Andalucia. Learn how to ..

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    £1065 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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  • Pick your Arts and Crafts Holidays location

    Art holidays that inspire, whatever your craft

    Craft your ideal art holiday

    Great art does not require divine inspiration or world-class skills.
    It’s simply about expanding your mind to let your creativity flourish, intertwining mediums and styles and willing to be bold and get your hands dirty for your creations, and, most importantly, sharing laughter, feedback and a glass of wine with others after a day in the studio together.

    Hands-on art and craft holidays let you experiment with all that using mediums you may not have considered, from laying intricate mosaic tiles to cutting fine jewellery wires to shaping pottery from a block of clay.
    And with professional creatives, lifelong potters and local artists helping you find your muse, you’ll return with new skills and one-of-a-kind souvenirs made by your own hands.

    From the mountains, hills and coasts of Spain and the sandy beaches of Greece to the sunny skies of Cyprus and the rolling countryside of France, you can spend your art holiday capturing eccentric street life, snippets of history and captivating landscapes, all under the guidance of a local host.

    Who are our arts and crafts holiday guests?

    Hands-on learners, unsteady novices and experienced artists – everyone is welcome in the studios and homes of our craft and art holiday hosts.

    You’ll meet people of all ages and nationalities, with arts and crafts holidays for singles, couples and groups of friends. Some have devoted their lives to their art, others are keen to leave their number-crunching brains at the office and inspire their minds.

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

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

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