Fall 2020

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The Fall Abbotsford Retreat

Scotland (UK)

August 29 - September 4, 2020

$2500, not including airfare

A six day getaway to the former home of Sir Walter Scott. We'll spend our days exploring the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders and learning new stitch, dye and graphic techniques.

A Wool Lover's Visit to New Mexico

US

November 2 - 10, 2020

$2000, not including airfare

We are excited to host you fiber enthusiasts in the Land of Enchantment (aka New Mexico). This part of the United States has history, people and a landscape unlike any other.  Come for a week of amazing food and sunny skies. Get to know our mosaic of cultures. And of course, we'll spend time with local wool/fiber animals/dyeing/artisan folks. Two nights in Albuquerque, the remainder in Santa Fe.

Wool & Whisky

Scotland (UK)

September 5 - 17, 2020

$3700, not including airfare

Our signature tour! Each fall we share our favorite things about Scotland with you -- its enchanting landscape, rich history, wonderful flavors, and (of course) a sampling of wool producers, artisans and designers.  A wee dram or two might be appropriate while knitting in the local pubs. Includes time on the Isle of Skye, north to Inverness and Loch Ness, through the Scottish Highlands and in Edinburgh.

A Fiber Adventure in Copenhagen & the Faroe Islands

Denmark

September 17 - 27, 2020

$4000, not including airfare

Nine days in the north Atlantic's brilliant environments -- from hip, urban Copenhagen to the windswept shores of the Faroes.  We'll explore them both, getting in time with local knitters, hands-on workshops in traditional techniques, adventurous wanders and stash-enhancing opportunities at Strikkefest, Copenhagen's Knitwork Festival. Join us!

Spring 2021

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A Creative Journey through the Greek Isles

Greece

May 14 - 21, 2021

$3250, not including airfare

We love walking each spring with our Rowan Tree Travel community. Could there be a better destination than Greece? Join us for the Spring  2021 MAKE/WALK/EXPLORE. We’ll travel through the Greek Isles on board the 100 foot motorsailer Aegeotissa, handcrafting while onthe water and walking, swimming and exploring ashore. Our trip starts and ends with time in Athens.

Woolen Wales

Wales (UK)

April 23 - May 2, 2021

$3000, not including airfare

Wales is a gem of a destination,
especially for fiber enthusiasts. We’ll be there during the
region’s preeminent fiber festival, Wonderwool Wales, which
showcases a variety of fiber materials, methods and makers.
Join us as we explore this wool event plus travel through
sheep-dotted hills, wild moorland, rugged coastline, glimpse
hidden waterfalls and enjoy stellar hospitality.

A Knitter's Tour of British Breeds

England (UK)

May 2 -12, 2021

Tour Cost TBD

There’s no place like England for
getting to know wool. Long and lustrous, downy and soft,
springy, coarse, fine and feltable ⏤ we’ll explore all its potential by getting to know the sheep that bring us such a diverse range of fiber. Our tour of The West Country (Devon, Cornwall & the Cotswolds) will introduce you to
the people, places and sheep that keep British wool among the world's very best.

 

This trip is currently in development. If you would like to be contacted when registration opens, please let us know by hitting the button below.

Fall 2021

Wool & Whisky

Scotland (UK)

September 2 - 12, 2021 (tentative)

Tour Cost TBD

Our signature tour! Each fall we share our favorite things
about Scotland with you ⏤ its enchanting landscape, rich
history, wonderful flavors, and (of course) a sampling of wool
producers, artisans and designers. A wee dram or two might
be appropriate while knitting in the local pubs. Includes time
on the Isle of Skye, north to Inverness and Loch Ness,
through the Scottish Highlands and in Edinburgh.

 

This trip is currently in development. If you would like to be contacted when registration opens, please let us know by hitting the button below.

Wool & Whisky 2:

Highlands and Islands

Scotland (UK)

September 12 - 22 , 2021 (tentative)

Tour Cost TBD

Been on Wool & Whisky? There’s
SO MUCH MORE to do and see in Scotland. We’re taking you
to Glasgow, the Outer Hebrides, the north Atlantic coastal
highlands and on to Orkney. Glasgow is brilliant, vibrant and
cutting edge – full of opportunities to explore Scotland’s
history and contemporary culture. Then we’re off to the
dramatic landscapes of the west coast. Good food, good
people, good learning and lots of good wool.

 

This trip is currently in development. If you would like to be contacted when registration opens, please let us know by hitting the button below.

Wool & Wonders of Iceland

Iceland

September 23 - October 2, 2021 (tentative)

Tour Cost TBD

This is Iceland off the beaten track. Go where the 3,466,201 other visitors to Iceland haven't the gumption to go. We'll travel from Reykjavik, along the rugged coast to the very north tip of this island nation. Nine days of amazing landscape, fiber and artisan visits, thermal pools, north Atlantic wildlife, waterfalls and getting to know Icelandic culture.

 

This trip is currently in development. If you would like to be contacted when registration opens, please let us know by hitting the button below.

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