Thursday 19 October 2017
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A Treasure Trove of English Gardens

A Treasure Trove of English Gardens

This travel less, see more itinerary meanders through the highways and byways of the Kent and Sussex countryside with leisurely visits to some of the region’s most impressive castles, stately homes and private gardens.  It can be timed to run before or after the Chelsea Flower Show (May), the Hampton Court Flower Show (July) or the RHS Flower Show at Wisley (September).  The itinerary can also be adjusted for garden loving clients, cruising in/out of Southampton or Dover.  Highlights include:

 

  • Tea and cakes in a privately owned garden
  • The self-contained gardens at Penshurst Place
  • The award-winning gardens at the moated, 13th century Hever Castle
  • The outstanding 20th century garden at Nymans
  • English Afternoon Tea at the Gravetye Manor Hotel
  • ‘Kew in the country’ at Wakehusrt Place
  • The lovey gardens at Chartwell, the former home of Sir Winston Churchill