Traditional Skills and Creative Holidays
After working for over 20 years in tourism Iain Stewart is nurturing Serenity Scotland in an enriching and sustainable way. His way of working involves creating opportunities to operate alongside creative partners across Scotland and to develop further ways to promote expression and connection.
During the development process, and with his wife Joanne, merging her creative tours business with Serenity Scotland, they found that they had a shared vision. They both identified looking at ways to involve talented partners and quality providers in more distant and diverse areas of Scotland.
Scotland is rich in artisans imparting traditional skills, music, song, art, nature, nurture, language and other embodied, experiential and immersive experiences. Scotland’s exceptional landscapes have long been celebrated in paintings, verse, prose and song. The finest of scenery is inspiring for us to live in and to visit. The unspoilt landscape is beautiful and important in explaining why there is such a bountiful array of creativity in Scotland and how the rich natural and cultural fabric has enabled us to continue to protect our traditions, craft and shared narratives, and long may it be preserved and continue.
Serenity Scotland are dedicated to helping visitors to Scotland to understand more deeply the ways of tradition, cultural techniques and practices. Harnessing the subtle nuances and narratives that are only found in involvement in meaningful processes, we offer life-affirming experiences and learning. Serenity Scotland can plan and provide creative holidays and immersive skills experiences for individuals or groups. The holiday can offer solely courses, or an admix of practical workshops and touring.
We offer bespoke Traditional Skills tours, incorporating courses in: