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These pages show you details of the hotels where our holidays are based and the facilities available within each hotel including directions but to see a list of all holidays please see our Programme Page

The Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel - Wells, Somerset

The Swan Hotel has a unique charm offering guests modern amenities in a beautiful traditional setting, with a homely feel.

It has been sympathetically restored, to ensure every comfort within its 48 en-suite spacious bedrooms.

The hotel is steeped in 600 years of history and is in the heart of the historic City of Wells, yet set back in a quiet street with

views of the Cathedral and within walking distance of amenities and some painting locations.

Award-winning food and attentive staff ensure the perfect holiday.

There are standard rooms, superior rooms (£15 pp/night extra), deluxe rooms (£30 pp/night extra) and four

ground floor rooms, giving you plenty of choice.

They also have a gym.

Bells Hotel

Bells Hotel - Wye Valley

Bells Hotel is situated in the unspoilt Forest of Dean and is close to all locations in The Wye Valley. The hotel combines the

traditional, historic feel of the old school house with modern facilities to ensure your stay is as enjoyable as possible.

There are 53 en-suite rooms with 36 of them on the ground floor making it ideal if you have limited mobility.

The hotel provides good quality accommodation that is excellent value for money. You will be assured of a warm and

personal welcome and you will receive a high standard of service in all aspects of your stay to ensure that you have a

relaxing and enjoyable holiday. The restaurant serves wonderful home made traditional food.

There are two studios both with the necessary facilities nearby, one of which is on the ground floor and the other is on the

lower ground, which has a laminate floor and plenty of natural light as well as vehicle access.

There is also a bowling green and an 18-hole golf course on site - ideal for your non-painting partner.

Dartmoor Lodge Hotel

Dartmoor Lodge Hotel - Dartmoor National Park

The hotel is perfectly situated for transport links and access to Dartmoor, the River Dart & Estuary as well as the South

Devon Coast.

The hotel has been family owned and operated since 2008. They provide a quality experience within the warmth and

familiarity of this privately owned Hotel.

We have a dedicated well lit light studio on the ground floor.

The bedrooms are all en-suite and decorated to a very good standard and are well appointed including Phone, TV,

Tea/Coffee making facilities, hairdryer & iron and ironing board. There are plenty of ground floor rooms and wheelchair

friendly rooms as well as a good mix of Twin and Double rooms.

Housel Bay Hotel

Housel Bay Hotel - Lizard Peninsula, South Cornwall

The hotel has lovely gardens overlooking Housel Bay to the Lizard Point, with an outdoor terrace and the main restaurant

also has magnificent panoramic sea and coastal views of the Lizard Point as it is the most southerly hotel in mainland

Britain. There are two restaurants each with very efficient and friendly service. They use local cuisine where you can enjoy

lovely Cornish dishes. Most rooms have stunning sea views or beautiful countryside views.

You can benefit from an Ocean View room for an additional £25 per room per night.

Leigh Park Hotel

Leigh Park Hotel - South Cotswolds

A warm welcome awaits you at the Leigh Park Country House Hotel & Vineyard, located in the picturesque town of

Bradford on Avon, near Bath.

Set in five acres of landscaped gardens, overlooking the picturesque Wiltshire Downs, Leigh Park is a classical Georgian

country house hotel with charm, character and a subtle elegance.

The superbly appointed Vine conservatoire Restaurant offers both traditional English and International cuisine using prime

local produce together with home grown organic fruit and vegetables from the kitchen garden.

The Hotel offers 38 individually designed bedrooms, with the more traditional style rooms in the main house together with

sixteen brand new contemporary chic designed executive bedrooms some in the former Coach House. There are some

ground floor rooms available for those with limited mobility. Within the lovely gardens there are some secluded places to

paint as well as two or three areas or function rooms within the hotel that would be suitable as a studio.

Leigh Park has its own Vineyard which consists of 600 Reichensteiner vines in the one acre of walled garden within the

grounds, which produce a particularly attractive medium dry white wine, exclusive to the Hotel.

Simonsbath House

Simonsbath House - Exmoor National Park

Simonsbath House is set in the heart of Exmoor with splendid views of the Barle Valley thus providing some painting spots

from or near the hotel. Also, it's unique location enables access to not only the Exmoor locations but some North Devon

Coast locations such as Lynmouth.

It is a 350 year old house which retains many of the wonderful traditional features yet has been maintained to a high

standard and provides a comfortable place to stay.

All rooms are en-suite and have stunning views of the valley.

There are 14 bedrooms including 4 self contained cottages, which can be occupied individually for an extra £10 per

night or by 2 or more friends/partners for the normal double occupancy rate.

St Brelade's Bay Hotel

St Brelade's Bay Hotel - Jersey, Channel Islands

Standing majestically on St Brelade's beachfront and with 5 acres of stunning gardens, The St Brelade's Bay Hotel is a

beautiful place to stay. It is a beautiful 4-star hotel with it's own private beachfront garden and private access to the


There are great panoramic views of the bay that can be seen from the restaurant, the dedicated function room and many

of the bedrooms.

Within the beautiful gardens there is an outdoor swimming pool, a health centre with a gym and an indoor heated pool.

Within the restaurant they serve fabulous food all sourced within Jersey.

Hotel Burgau

Hotel Burgau - Western Algarve

The hotel is set on a clifftop overlooking the Burgau fishing village and beach which are only a 5-minute walk away.

The hotel has been under new management since April 2019 and the team are experienced in dealing with groups like ours

and are fantastic hosts.

Many rooms have balconies with amazing sea views and views across the village. All en-suite rooms are neatly decorated

with wooden furniture, have air conditioning, a small fridge and tea/coffee making facilities. Free WiFi is available

throughout the hotel and the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool.

The hotel is well positioned for painting around Burgau including a brilliant vantage point from the hotel's rooftop terrace

where we can paint from that looks out over Burgau and has far reaching views across the sourrounding countryside as

well as across the beach and west along the coastline.

The hotel is not far from Luz and Lagos as well as other more traditional Portuguese villages including a couple up the west


Hotel Rural Huerta de las Palomas

Hotel Rural Huerta de las Palomas - Cordoba, Spain

The hotel is a lovely hotel with traditional Spanish charm and ornate decoration around the stairs and balcony to the first

floor. It is set in beautiful grounds with majestic views of the surrounding countryside. There are indoor and outdoor

swimming pools, jacuzzi. There are Tennis courts next to the hotel.

All rooms are en-suite, have phone, AC, heating, TV, hair dryer and free Wi-fi connection.

Notre Dame De Lumieres

Notre Dame De Lumieres - Provence, France

The hotel is a 17th-century former convent which nestles in the heart of The Luberon, Provence and is set within 74 acres

of beautiful grounds, where you will find some lovely painting spots.

There are 54 en-suite rooms all with AC and there is a lift to all rooms making it suitable for those with limited mobility.

Within the beautiful grounds is an outdoor heated swimming pool and within the dining room you will find tasty provencal