Izaak Walton Tour

Home > Tours of Britain > Izaak Walton Tour

Izaak Walton Tour

Izaak Walton, the author of The Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man's Recreation was born in Stafford in 1593. To celebrate the 400th anniversary of his birth, Unique Tours of Britain visits many locations associated with his long life.

Izaak Walton Tour Itinerary

Such places include his cottage and museum at Shallowford; Stafford, Worcester, Marlow, Ilam, Haddon Hall, Chatswoth and Winchester where he died and is buried within its magnificent Cathedral. Included in this tour is a 3 day stay at the delightful Izaak Walton Hotel in beautiful Dovedale. During your stay, Tony Bridgett, a leading authority on Izaak Walton, gives a series of talks and practical instructions on fly fishing in the nearby River Dove where Izaak Walton and his great friend Charles Cotton of Beresford Hall often fished. A 17th Century House where Izaak Walton regularly stayed to fish in the nearby River Dove and collected material for the Compleat Angler. It is now a luxury hotel set in its own grounds, standing on a magnificent site with views of Dovedale, Thorpe Cloud and surrounded by rolling hills in the picturesque Peak District of Derbyshire.

Click here to book Izaak Walton Tour

Izaak Walton Tour - Map of the tour

Tour Locations on the Izaak Walton Tour include:


Accommodation whilst on the Izaak Walton Tour?

Whilst exploring the splendour of the British Isles on a Unique Tour of Britain; it is absolutely essential that your accommodation is equally as special and unique.

For multi-day British Tours, one luxury accommodation on the Izaak Walton Tour is provided by The Izaak Walton Hotel in Dovedale.

Click here for more information about accommodation

Izaak Walton Tour - Virtual Tour


Want to book the Izaak Walton Tour?

The Izaak Walton Tour is available as either a 7 Day, 10 Day or 15 Day tour.

All of our multi-day Unique British Tours are £350 per person per day.

This all-inclusive tour price includes:
  • All Professional Tour Guide services.
  • All Transfers: Airport, Hotel, UK Address.
  • All Vehicles: Luxury BMW or Mini Bus (depending on group size).
  • All Entrance Fees to Tourist Attractions.
  • All Lunches.
  • All Morning Coffees and Afternoon Teas.
  • All Superior Period Accommodation with Breakfast and Dinner at Wolsey Lodges where possible.

Click here for more information about booking Izaak Walton Tour

If you like the Izaak Walton Tour...

Unique Tours of Britain offer many different tours of Britain. If you like the Izaak Walton Tour why not have a look at these other tours...
Thomas Hardy Tour
Come with us then in search of Thomas Hardy, the author of such timeless masterpieces of the English language: Tess of the D'Urbervilles; Far From The Madding Crowd and Under The Greenwood Tree to name but a few of his many classics.

Industrial Heritage Tour
This exclusive tour is very much for the connoisseur of Britain's Industrial Heritage The tour covers steam, wind and water power, mining, mills, ships and engineering.


Who are Unique Tours of Britain?

Unique Tours of Britain operates exclusive, chauffeur-driven British tours right across the United Kingdom (UK) including tours of England, tours of Wales, tours of Scotland and tours of Ireland. All British tours are by luxury car or mini-bus, staying in splendid luxury character accommodation. We specialise in unique historical tours of Great Britain, literary tours and unusual themed tours.

Each tour of Britain is expertly guided by myself, Michael Osborne BA Hons (London) History and English eccentric as your exclusive personal chauffeur and tour guide. Unique Tours of Britain is a specialist in customised tailor-made tours that are bespoke to your chosen and preferred tour itinerary. Tour packages can range from one-day sightseeing tours to multi-day tours or even multi-week tours!

Click here for more information about our other British Tours

More information about Izaak Walton Tour

For more information about The Izaak Walton Tour do not hesitate to get in touch by Telephone or E-Mail - Contact Us