This page is the main index page for arts and crafts holidays – it covers a huge range of creative arts and crafts courses, weekends, short breaks, retreats, holiday packages and vacations; everything from painting holidays to pottery courses. Many are practical 'hands-on' courses and offer you a chance to unleash your creativity, others will help you to appreciate the great painters or buy antiques, with experienced guides and teachers. Select from the sub-categories shown above.


Entries are listed on the following pages in their appropriate sub-sections/categories; which also include featured sites, specific featured holidays, articles, reviews, readers questions answered in our Special Searches, travel tips and related information.