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Chelsea Flower Show 2020 - Small Group Tour

Book by 30 Sep 2019 & SAVE!

Stop and smell the flowers on this leisurely tour of Southeast England’s greatest gardens and show-stealing stately homes. And the jewel in the crown? A trip to the event of the year, the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.

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6 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • Stroll the fabulous show gardens at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show
  • Tour the historic manor houses and beautiful gardens of South East England
  • Enjoy overnight stays in historic royal towns Tunbridge Wells and Windsor

This boutique small group experience offers:

  • A group size of no more than 18
  • A leisurely paced itinerary
  • The chance to take scenic back roads, avoiding freeways
  • Culinary discoveries, authentic local experiences and boutique hotels.

Inclusions

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  • 6 nights in boutique accommodation
  • 6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners
  • Experienced Driver and Tour Leader
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Accommodation

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    6 nights in charming boutique accommodation.

    Travel dates

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    2020 Departures - Book by 30 September 2019 to save!

    17, 18, 20, 21 May

    WAS $3,989 pp, NOW from $3,590 pp twin share

    Sole use price from $5,189 pp

    For pricing and availability on alternative dates, please call our friendly travel team on freecall 1300 414 198.

    Itinerary

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    Day 1 - London - Igtham Mote - Scotney Castle - Turnbridge Wells
    Our tour of England’s green and pleasant land will begin at one of the most unique manor houses in Kent: Ightham Mote. This medieval house dates back over 700 years, and can only be reached via an ancient stone bridge that stretches over its very own moat. This afternoon we'll visit the charming Scotney Castle, where we'll take some time to wander the gardens before we end our delightful day in Tunbridge Wells. Tonight, there’s a welcome dinner on the agenda.
    Accommodation: The Spa Hotel (or similar)
    Meals - Dinner

    Day 2 - Turnbridge Wells - Sissinghurst - Great Dixter - Turnridge Wells
    This morning our road will turn east to Sissinghurst Castle Garden, an iconic retreat that’s renowned for its romantic design and colourful rose arrangements. Then: we’ll swap sculpted layouts for a naturalistic approach to planting at Great Dixter. Here, we’ll tour the old timber-framed house that was home to famous British gardener Christopher Lloyd – and explore the gardens that were his pride and joy.
    Accommodation: The Spa Hotel (or similar)
    Meals - Breakfast

    Day 3 - Turnbridge Wells - Hever Castle - RHS Garden Wisley - Windsor
    After breakfast in Tunbridge Wells, we’ll make tracks to the award-winning gardens of Hever Castle – the childhood home of Henry VIII’s second queen, Anne Boleyn. This afternoon will see us wandering tranquil RHS Garden Wisley, taking in the sounds of the water flowing through the rock garden and relaxing in the Alpine Meadow. Rich in history and royal tradition, Windsor will be our final stop of the day.
    Accommodation: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel (or similar)
    Meals - Breakfast & Dinner

    Day 4 - Windsor - The Savill Garden - Windsor
    What better way to spend the day than discovering Windsor’s regal highlights? First, we’ll visit the Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park. As we walk through the themed gardens, be sure to keep an eye out for an array of rare plants from around the world! After some free time, an afternoon tea cruise awaits us back in Windsor.
    Accommodation: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel (or similar)
    Meals - Breakfast

    Day 5 - Windsor - Waddesdon manor - Cliveden - London
    This morning we’ll swap English country houses for an elegant French château: the Grade One listed Waddesdon Manor. Then: onwards to Cliveden, which boasts colourful gardens for every season (not to mention glorious views over the River Thames). This afternoon, we’ll return to London – where we’ll look forward to the excitement of the days to come.
    Accommodation: Richmond Hill Hotel (or similar)
    Meals - Breakfast

    Day 6 - London - Chelsea Flower Show - London
    Today the RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be yours to enjoy. From urban patches with remarkable water features to gardens that conjure images of different countries from around the world, this spectacular event showcases the very best of contemporary garden design.
    Accommodation: Richmond Hill Hotel (or similar)
    Meals - Breakfast

    Day 7 - London - Hampton Court Palace - Kew Gardens - London
    It may be the last day of the tour, but there’s still time to enjoy some more English treasures before we say goodbye. This morning we’ll take a look around the splendid Hampton Court Palace and Gardens before moving on to Kew. The palm house, a jaw-dropping example of Victorian engineering, is sure to add a final flourish to that holiday photo album.
    Meals - Breakfast

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    Fine print

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    Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply. Please enquire for more information.