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Examine the Roots of the Movement

Experience the 19th and early 20th century British architecture, landscape, design, and fine arts with personalized tours that combine luxury with learning.

Arts & Crafts Tours

For more than two decades, Arts & Crafts Tours has developed and offered visits to private homes and collections to examine objects that represent the acme of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Unprecedented Access

Enjoy opportunities to be welcomed into private homes, gardens, and collections rarely open to the public. Find yourself dining with your hosts and beautiful objects rarely seen up close.

Knowledgeable Experts

Along with your tour leader, each tour has a wide range of experts – scholars, curators, historians, artists, and writers – who are your guides, lecturers, companions and dinner partners.

Personal Attention and Service

You’ll be catered to from the moment you arrive in Britain to the moment to get to the airport on your return flight – luxury transportation staying at lavish, country, manors, and delightful lunches.

Upcoming Tours

Join Arts and Crafts Tours as we examine the roots of the Arts and Crafts Movement traveling in small groups through of the United Kingdom, as well as Europe to see some of the most fascinating places, people, and artifacts of the era.
Burnes Jones' The Rose Bower, Buscot Park
Burnes Jones' The Rose Bower, Buscot Park

William Morris and His Influence May 13 - 20, 2023

Our tour will trace many of the events and locations associated with Morris’s hugely prolific career, while also examining his fruitful collaborations with many of the leading artists, designers and architects of his time and his subsequent influence on later craft-workers.

St Andrew's Church, Roker
St Andrew's Church, Roker

Art and Soul in the Borders June 17 - 25, 2023

Travel with Arts and Crafts Tours with special guest Roger Button, author of Arts and Crafts Churches, a major impetus in organizing this tour.

Brantwood
Brantwood

Ruskin's Scottish Heritage September 16 - 24, 2023

The tour, developed alongside Peter Burman, begins in Glasgow with a stopover for a several nights at Marchmont House in the Borders.

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight
Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight

Poets, Planners, Patrons and Dreamers: Utopian Planned Communities October 14 - 22, 2023

Over the course of this tour you’ll be introduced to planners, patrons, and dreamers who worked to make life better for workers in the 18th century.

Arts and Crafts Movement

Award-Winning Tour Operator

2021 Recognised Leading Providers of Arts & Crafts Tours

2021 Recognised Leading Providers of Arts & Crafts Tours

2021 Best Bespoke Arts & Crafts Tour Operator

2021 Best Bespoke Arts & Crafts Tour Operator

2020 Best Bespoke Arts & Crafts Tour Operator

2020 Best Bespoke Arts & Crafts Tour Operator

2019 Best Bespoke Arts & Crafts Tour Operator

2019 Best Bespoke Arts & Crafts Tour Operator

Take a look at our past tours on the Arts and Crafts Movement that led us to become the award-winning tour operator we are today.
Arts and Crafts Tours

The Arts and Crafts Movement

The birth of the Arts and Crafts movement in Britain in the late 19th century marked the beginning of a change. Learn about its history and the people that influenced the movement.

The Women of the Arts and Crafts Movement

Women have been making great accomplishments since the dawn of the Arts and Crafts Movement in Victorian England. They learned how to paint gorgeous artwork, design embroidery, decorate pottery, create beautiful gardens and buildings, work with stained glass and sculpting, and so much more. Enjoy this special series as we acknowledge and celebrate the Women of the Arts and Crafts Movement.
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