We visit picturesque villages, stately homes, stunning gardens and the Hampton Court Flower Show, plus free time for you to spend exploring London’s wonderful sights.
View fantastic floral displays, find gardening inspiration, and enjoy great food and shopping at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
Day 1: London
On arrival, transfer to our hotel for the next 3 nights. Special welcome dinner included tonight. Dinner included
Day 2: Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
An ideal flower show setting and regarded by many as the best of the RHS shows. We have the whole day to enjoy it. Breakfast included
Day 3: RHS Wisley.
This morning we visit the fabulous RHS Wisley - 240 acres of beautiful gardens. Breakfast included
Day 4: Stourhead and Cotehele Gardens.
Stourhead features a Palladian mansion, enchanting temples and rare plants around a beautiful lake. On to Cotehele, medieval house, textiles, armour, furniture and riverside gardens. Continue to our hotel and base for the next 6 nights. Breakfast & Dinner included
Day 5: Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Morning excursion to the Lost Gardens, lost for 70 years and since restored. See the walled, crystal, Italian and kitchen gardens. Breakfast & Dinner included
Day 6: Mevagissey fishing village and Trebah gardens
We visit this quaint fishing village famous for its old fashioned fare at “ye olde tearooms”, classic English pubs and the picturesque small fishing fleet, then on to a sub-tropical garden home of rare and exotic plants on the banks of the Helford River. Breakfast & Dinner included
Day 7: Falmouth, Pendennis Castle, Trelissick Gardens.
Visit Falmouth, with its picturesque harbour and Pendennis Castle. Trelissick Gardens, a 20-acre garden including plantings of rhododendron and camellia, woodlands and river views. Breakfast & Dinner Included
Day 8: Free Day
Free day to explore at leisure, shop or relax. Breakfast Included
Day 9: Eden Project and Lanhydrock Gardens.
The Eden Project in St Austell is 34 acres of temperate parkland with a plant-house. Used as a backdrop in the Bond film, Die Another Day. On to Lanhydrock Gardens, a woodland garden of magnolias and hybrid rhodo’s, and TV series location. Breakfast & Dinner Included
Day 10: Glastonbury.
Depart for Glastonbury, famous for the ancient myths of King Arthur, Joseph of Aramathea and the Holy Grail. Explore the old town centre then visit the Chalice Well. Overnight Glastonbury. Breakfast Included
Day 11: Culpepper and Lady Baillie gardens.
Morning departure for Leeds Castle to visit the 2 gardens of Culpepper and Lady Baillie. Overnight Maidstone. Breakfast & Dinner Included
Day 12: Sissinghurst
Today we visit Sissinghurst - the UK’s most popular garden. Make sure you visit the tower with it’s fabulous views over the grounds and the famous White Garden. Continue to London for 2 nights. Breakfast Included
Day 13: London
Free day to explore London at your leisure. Farewell dinner (included) tonight. Breakfast & Dinner Included
Day 14: London
Transfer to London Heathrow Airport for onward flights. Breakfast Included
- 4 Star Hotel accommodation
- Welcome dinner and breakfasts throughout your UK tour
- Tour Host
- Entrance fees to gardens and events, including the show
- Starting June. From $8,575. Single supplement - $1895