Opulent Journeys

Quilts & Kilts Tour with the Festival of Quilts Birmingham

02 August - 20 August 2018

From (AUD)


19 DAY

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1300 219 885 (AU)

0800 456 219 (NZ)


Lisa Walton is leading this tour to the biggest quilt show in Europe and UK - The Festival of Quilts in Birmingham in 2018. Three full days to completely immerse yourself in the quilts, classes, demonstrations and of course shopping. After the Festival of Quilts, we will be heading to glorious Scotland where we will indulge in the passion and excitement that is Outlander. A must for avid fans of Outlander books and TV series. Our stay in Scotland in the height of the Edinburgh Festival will ensure an exciting time. Also included in this tour are visits to quilt & wool museums in Wales, a hands-on workshop with sashiko expert Susan Briscoe and an evening with award winning quilter Sheena Norquay and her quilts.


Dates & Prices

Tour Prices *                                   


Per person, twin share                               $6,175
Single room supplement $1,890

 *Tour price is Land Only, starts in London and finishes in Edinburgh.  

Tour Highlights
  • 3 days at Festival of Quilts in Birmingham 
  • Enjoy a workshop with sashiko guru Susan Briscoe and meet award winning quilter Sheena Norguay and see her quilts 
  • Visit museums and local shops that have the finest collection of Welsh Quilts and Textiles
  • Experience the famous Edinburgh Festival
  • Special Outlanders Tour to the Scottish Highlands 
About Your Tour Leader - Lisa Walton
Internationally awarded textile artist, teacher and author Lisa Walton has travelled extensively, taught, lectured and toured for over 25 years. As a quilter, textile artist and passionate foodie, Lisa is involved in the planning of her tours to ensure every tour includes hands on experiences. As an experienced tour leader, she gives her fellow travellers an exceptional and unforgettable experience.
What's Included
Tour Inclusions:
  • 18 nights twin share accommodation 
  • Daily breakfast and 1 dinner
  • Train ticket London to Cardiff
  • Transportation and admission fees during touring as stated in the itinerary
Not included:
  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Arrival/departure transfer
  • Porterages & gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses or items of a personal nature (e.g. telephone, laundry, mini-bar, taxis etc.)
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary


To enquire or book this tour, please contact

Phone: 1300 219 885            Email: enquiries@opulentjourneys.com.au

Fitness level - Moderate

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