Leading sponsor

The world’s longest established travel company, Cox & Kings offers over 200 high quality small-group tours and private tailor-made journeys to more than 100 countries around the globe. Our luxury tailor-made and group tour itineraries are planned by regional experts, ranging from lavish to adventurous and short breaks to round-the-world discoveries, exploring the most fascinating places on Earth.

  • 260 years of travel expertise, established in 1758
  • Over 200 award-winning small-group tours, curated by regional experts
  • Private tailor-made holidays, created by dedicated travel specialists
  • Solo Travellers small-group tours, with no single supplement
  • Expert-led Arts & Culture focused tours; ranging from archaeology to cuisine and gardening to music

“We are delighted to support this inspiring podcast series in partnership with U3A, providing a voice for fascinating people with stories that might not otherwise be heard. It’s a wonderful opportunity to connect with and inspire the younger generation; after all, life is all about experiences and an experience shared has much greater reward.”

Philip Hamilton-Grierson, Cox & Kings

Jim Mellon


One of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs and investors, Jim has been a great support to this project.