Mystery Lover's England and Scotland
Travel from Yorkshire to Edinburgh as you meet mystery writers, visit the landscapes used as settings of famous novels, and glimpse into the lives of renowned detective novelists on this one-of-a-kind tour for mystery lovers.
WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY
This is my second mystery tour, and it was absolutely amazing. I came away with new favorite authors, wonderful memories and new friends who share my mystery addiction!”
The tour was excellent, and the trio of ladies who led us are also excellent. Actually seeing where authors have located their stories makes reading the mysteries more enjoyable, adds another dimension to the story.”
You can't see it all on one or even two trips so having knowledgeable leaders and an overall theme provided focus and made the selection of sights and cultural experiences relevant. We saw sights and gained insights that you just don't get on the average sightseeing tour. There was not a single "ok, that's nice" moment.”
If you like to learn and have fun at the same time, take a Smithsonian tour.”
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Rosalind Hutchinson is a veteran tour leader and Blue Badge Guide. She is a true local expert, a teacher of other guides, and a recipient of the prestigious Member of the British Empire (MBE), an honor awarded by the Queen of England for special services and accomplishments. Rosalind interweaves layers of English history, architecture and literature for a memorable well-rounded experience and takes a special interest in the landscape of the British detective novel.
Professor Carol Fleisher Kent was named one of the top ten teachers at Georgetown University, where she taught courses on Gothic fiction, film, and detective fiction for 14 years. Playboy magazine cited her Hitchcock course at Georgetown as "worth waking up for." Carol earned a master's degree from Breadloaf School of English and received her Ph.D. in modern literature and film from Brown University. A popular Smithsonian study leader, she has led Classic Mystery Lovers England and Mystery Lovers England and Scotland for many years. She will be joined by Rosalind Hutchinson, a Blue Badge guide and fellow mystery buff.