Why not use your next holiday to gain a new skill, pursue an exciting hobby, or develop an interest you already have? This unique guide is full of fascinating and often unusual things you can do throughout the UK for a long weekend or a mini-break. - Make bread at the foot of the Pennines. - Carve stone with a master mason at a seaside manor house. - Extend your photographic skills in a stunning area of the Lake District - Redesign your own garden while in beautiful surroundings in London - Paint watercolours from a Scottish castle. - Relax, reflect and meditate on a bank of the River Thames. Most of the courses chosen are set in areas of outstanding natural beauty or strong cultural interest where you can learn new cookery skills or how to make and restore furniture; fashion jewellery and wrought iron; take up dance or choreography; write fiction; learn Reiki and other therapies; or wander the countryside with an expert learning to identify mushrooms. Try an archaeological dig if youre feeling active - The list is long and varied.
This holiday guide is painstakingly compiled by a body of independent researchers who use their local knowledge to bring you wonderful locations and intriguing holidays throughout the British Isles. You will come home feeling enriched, energised and completely refreshed.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group