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Garden Tours

garden tours by coach

Whether you're a keen gardener, or just appreciate the beauty of nature, you're sure to enjoy these garden tours. Join us as we visit some of the most beautiful gardens in the UK and Europe. We'll take you to see horticultural visitor attractions such as the Eden Project and gorgeous Dutch Bulbfields like Keukenhof Gardens. There'll be a whole range of flower shows to enjoy in summer 2015 as well as a host of stately homes, private retreats and botanical gardens just waiting to be explored.

Luxury coach travel (with air and rail options on some holidays), hotel accommodation, meals and excursions are all included in these great value garden tours.

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Close this result item Scenic South Coast & Downs 5 days 

Eastbourne

Eastbourne provides us with the perfect base from which to explore the delights of the South Coast, including pretty gardens and coastal villages.

Burlington Hotel , Eastbourne

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5 days from only £159 per person.

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Close this result item Galloway's Castle & Gardens 5 days 

The Portpatrick Hotel

On the western coastal tip of Southern Scotland is Portpatrick, a pretty fishing village wrapped around a picturesque harbour on the coast of Galloway. Join us as we uncover stunning seascapes and hidden gems.

Portpatrick Hotel , Portpatrick

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Close this result item Bournemouth & The New Forest 5 days 

New Forest ponies

The New Forest is a unique landscape shaped over centuries by grazing ponies and cattle which roam free through the National Park. Majestic woodlands, rare heathland and a spectacular coastline are just waiting to be discovered.

Savoy Hotel , Bournemouth

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5 days from only £189 per person.

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Close this result item St Mawes & Gardens of Cornwall (8 Days) 8 days 

St Mawes

The beautiful waterside village of St Mawes is full of character and colour - the perfect scenic spot to relax at leisure and explore the surrounding Cornish countryside and superb array of acclaimed gardens nearby. We’ll enjoy included excursions to the famous Eden Project, the beautiful Lost Gardens of Heligan, and Falmouth and Trebah Gardens.

Ship & Castle Hotel , St Mawes

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Close this result item Houses & Gardens of Northumberland - Grand Tourer 5 days 

Belsay Hall

Join us as we explore some of the country’s most spectacular scenery visiting magnificent houses and gardens of Northumberland, England’s most northerly county. It is a magical place with ancient castles and heritage sites, and a delight to visit.

George Hotel , Chollerford

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Close this result item Gardens of North Wales 5 days 

Llandudno

Discover the truly magical landscape of this beautiful area of Wales as we visit the botanical delights of Bodnant Garden and unique Portmeirion village - One of Wales' top visitor attractions.

County Hotel , Llandudno

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Close this result item Galloway's Secret Coast & Castles 8 days 

Galloway Coast

On the western coastal tip of Southern Scotland is Portpatrick, a pretty fishing village wrapped around a picturesque harbour on the coast of Galloway. Join us as we uncover stunning seascapes and hidden gems.

Portpatrick Hotel , Portpatrick

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Durham

The beautiful city of Durham, with its Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site, is the jewel in the crown of an extraordinary county. Come away with us and discover what the magical North East corner of England has to offer.

Eden Arms Hotel , Nr Durham

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Close this result item Exmouth & Scenic Devon 5 days 

Bicton Park Gardens

Since the Regency period people have been visiting Exmouth to enjoy the scenery, attractions and huge range of leisure activities.

Grand Hotel , Exmouth

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Close this result item Tatton Park Flower Show 5 days 

Tatton Park Flower Show

Join us on a fabulous break to the acclaimed RHS Tatton Park Flower Show, where you have the opportunity to browse and discover an array of garden displays that will provide inspirational ideas for your own gardens, perhaps meeting up with gardening celebrities on hand along the way!

The Daresbury Park Hotel , nr Warrington

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Close this result item Eastbourne & Gardens of Sussex 8 days 

Eastbourne’s Carpet Gardens

A host of floral delights await as we explore some of the best gardens in the lovely county of Sussex from our base in seaside Eastbourne.

Burlington Hotel , Eastbourne

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Close this result item Southport Flower Show 5 days 

Southport Flower Show

From our base at the heart of vibrant Liverpool, we'll discover the UK's largest and longest running independent flower show in the lovely coastal town of Southport.

Britannia Adelphi Hotel , Liverpool

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Close this result item Eastbourne, Hever Castle & Herstmonceux 5 days 

Eastbourne’s Carpet Gardens

Eastbourne has long been a popular holiday destination owing to its beautiful beach, bright gardens and welcoming atmosphere. From here we discover one of the finest historic properties in Sussex and the fine Herstmonceux Gardens.

Burlington Hotel , Eastbourne

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Close this result item St Mawes & Gardens of Cornwall 5 days 

Eden Project

The beautiful waterside village of St Mawes is full of character and colour - the perfect scenic spot to relax at leisure and explore the surrounding Cornish countryside and superb array of acclaimed gardens nearby. We’ll enjoy included excursions to the famous Eden Project and the beautiful Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Ship & Castle Hotel , St Mawes

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Close this result item The New Forest Gardens & Railway - Grand Tourer 5 days 

New Forest

Bournemouth has long been one of Britain’s best loved and most stylish resorts, offering visitors a multitude of attractions. With the breathtaking New Forest National Park on the doorstep, there really is so much to discover in this lovely part of Dorset.

Savoy Hotel , Bournemouth

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Close this result item Chester & Charms of Cheshire 5 days 

Chester

Enjoy the style and serenity of medieval Chester and the beautiful surrounding area, as our tour encompasses some of the county's delights including interesting attractions which are sure to inspire.

Best Western Premier Queen Hotel , Chester

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Close this result item Hampton Flower Show 5 days 

Hampton Court Gardens

Discover some of the Royal Horticultural Society's fantastic annual London Flower Shows on our selection of midweek breaks, including the Centenary Year of the Chelsea Show. These holidays are certain to amaze and inspire both the expert and the novice, as we also visit other acclaimed garden attractions.

St Giles Hotel , Feltham

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Close this result item Gairloch & The Isle of Skye - Bay Inclusive Break 8 days 

Gairloch

Staying in the tranquil village of Gairloch, with a fantastic included package at our hotel, you’re in the perfect location to explore Wester Ross and Skye. Panoramic views, dramatic seascapes and mountain scenery offer a picturesque backdrop on this great value holiday.

Gairloch Hotel , Gairloch

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Close this result item Cream Teas & Devon Delights - Grand Tourer 5 days 

Cream Tea

From our base in quaint Exmouth, known for its glorious seafront and beautiful sandy beaches, take in some of the many attractions of South Devon, not to mention a delicious Devonshire cream tea, or two! We’ll be treated to a superb stay at the Imperial Coast and Country hotel, as well as enjoying two excellent excursions.

Imperial Hotel , Exmouth

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Close this result item Paris, Versailles & Monet's Garden 5 days 

Eiffel Tower

France contains a wealth of stunning palaces and gardens and this holiday offers arguably the most famous; the exquisite Palace of Versailles with its sumptuous interior; and Monet's enchanting garden at Giverny.

Novotel Cergy Pontoise , Cergy Pontoise

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Close this result item Llandudno - Picturesque Portmeirion 8 days 

Portmeirion

On this magical break we take you to the uniquely captivating landscape of the Italiante village of Portmeirion located on its own private peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia.

County Hotel , Llandudno

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Close this result item The Eden Project - Bay Inclusive Break 8 days 

Newquay

The jewel in Cornwall's crown and one of the nations favourite seaside towns, Newquay has it all. From here we discover some of Cornwall's most popular attractions and sights, including the famous Eden Project.

Beresford Hotel , Newquay

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Close this result item Weymouth & Thomas Hardy Country 8 days 

Weymouth

Adopting Dorset as his Wessex, many of Thomas Hardy’s novels were inspired by this beautiful county. Dorchester is still very much the famous ‘Casterbridge’ and the place where Hardy lived for most of his later life. Join us as we explore this fantastic county to discover stunning countryside and attractions - we’ll tour Thomas Hardy country, visit Dorchester and West Bay, and take a trip to the Bennetts Water Gardens.

Royal Hotel , Weymouth

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Close this result item Country Houses & Castles of Ireland 7 days 

Rock of Cashel

Ireland is renowned for having some true gems of country houses and castles. Join us on our new holiday based in Roscrea and enjoy visits to a wonderful selection of these, as well as a fantastic entertainment programme of music and dancing at our hotel.

Racket Hall Hotel , Roscrea

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Close this result item The Scilly Isles & the Gardens of Cornwall 8 days 

St Ives

The romantic Cornish gardens exude a timeless, magical quality and from our base at the south western tip of the county, we discover some of the county’s finest.

St Ives Bay Hotel , St Ives

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Close this result item Beautiful Black Forest & Lake Constance 9 days 

Mainau Island

Majestic hills, rushing streams, green meadows, colourful thatch-roofed farmhouses, tumbling waterfalls and fantastic views of steep ravines and valleys make the Black Forest a truly idyllic place. Our holiday is based in the traditional Black Forest town of Braunlingen.

Hotel Lindenhof , Braunlingen

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Close this result item Ring of Kerry & Beautiful Bantry Bay - By Air 8 days 

Ring of Kerry

This is an amazing opportunity to take in the stunning scenery around County Kerry and Cork. We’ve picked out some exceptional places to show you, including the unspoilt beauty of Bantry Bay and Garnish Island, the undisturbed Gougane Barra National Park, as well as the famous Ring of Kerry.

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  • Clarion Liffey Valley, Dublin
  • Glengarriff Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff

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Close this result item Flavours of Andalucia 8 days 

Spanish Castle with sun flowers Andalucia

Join us on this special tour, taking advantage of a unique opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the Spanish way of life. Explore the history, culture and cuisine of Andalucia and uncover a true taste of Spain. We’ll discover this amazing part of Spain with excursions to Las Alpujarras, La Axarquia, Almunecar and the Nerja Caves.

Hotel Helios , Almunecar

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Close this result item Treasures of the Moselle - By Coach 10 days 

Cochem

The enchanting scenery along the Moselle will never fail to impress, and our quintessential cruise takes in the beautiful landscapes, quaint towns and picturesque villages that justifiably make this region so popular.

MPS Rotterdam

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Close this result item Splendours of the Italian Lakes 12 days 

Lake Orta

For all the Italian Lakes has to offer, join us on this Grand Tourer holiday as we enjoy a fantastic break to some of the best lakes in Italy. With a wide range of included excursions planned, alongside a number of optional trips to enjoy, we’re sure to have a thrilling time exploring the natural beauty of this destination.

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  • Hotel l'Approdo, Pettenasco, Lake Orta
  • Grand Hotel Riva, Riva Del Garda, Lake Garda
  • Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac, Stresa, Lake Maggiore

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12 days from only £1007 per person.

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Close this result item Spectacular South Africa 14 days 

Lions at Kruger National Park

Heading from Johannesburg to the ‘Mother City’ of Cape Town, our Spectacular South Africa tour taken in the beautiful panorama and is the ultimate South African experience. Explore the famous Garden Route, embark upon an open vehicle game drive in Kruger National Park and learn something of the traditions and local communities. Maybe enjoy a ride on an Ostrich. A tour that’s sure to be an unforgettable adventure.

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Close this result item Canadian Rockies by Train 11 days 

Moraine Lake

The awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains are truly a sight to behold and there is no better way to journey than by train. Join us for a rail journey up into the soaring mountains, allowing you to fully appreciate the amazing vistas. We also visit the beautiful city of Vancouver, take in stunning scenery along Icefields Parkway and enjoy the cosmopolitan cities of Calgary and Banff.

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  • The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff
  • The Fairmont Chateau, Lake Louise
  • Sawridge Inn, Jasper

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11 days from only £3529 per person.

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