The Gardens of England and Wales with the Chelsea Flower Show (Summer 2019)

Tour Type: Special Interest Trip
Brochure Type: Special Interest Trips

The Chelsea flower show collection is a selection of escorted journeys featuring the Chelsea flowers show departing May 2019.

Authentic Dining
  • Dining Summery: 14 Breakfasts, 7 Dinners, 2 Lunches
Insight Experiences
  • Explore the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show
  • London - Thames River Dinner Cruise
  • London Eye excursion with champagne
  • Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew
  • Discover the wonders of Hampton Court Palace
  • Visit the Gardens of Wisley and the Lost Garden of Heligan
  • Bodnant Gardens excursion, Wales
  • Snowden Mountain Railway Excursion
  • Visit Hilltop, the home of Beatrix Potter
  • Visit Blenheim Palace
  • Enjoy morning tea at the David Austin Nursery for roses
Included Insight Services
  • Accommodation in premium accommodation in the best locations
  • Escorted by an expert Travel Director throughout
  • Business class legroom onboard your 40 seater luxury air conditioned coach
  • Included airport transfer service on first and last day of trip (selected times)
  • Hotel and restaurant tips included
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

Call (210) 340-2555 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14019982

Tour Operator
Insight Vacations
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
15 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London: Welcome to London! On arrival you are transferred to your tour hotel. This evening, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Drink and debriefing at your hotel.
Amba Marble Arch
Day 2LondonChelsea Flower Show: A transfer in the morning takes you to the famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show! Enjoy the extensive displays of show gardens and magnificent floral displays before a transfer in the afternoon back to your hotel. Later, enjoy a glass of champagne and a bird's eye view of London from the London Eye before dinner at a local restaurant. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Amba Marble Arch, London
Day 3LondonLondon Sightseeing: On your guided sightseeing this morning see Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square. Witness the pomp and pageantry of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if operating) before enjoying lunch in a typical English pub. This afternoon you are free to enjoy London at your own pace. (Breakfast / Lunch)
Amba Marble Arch, London
Day 4LondonKew Gardens & Hampton Court Palace: This morning visit the famous Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. Explore inside the vast Victorian glasshouses and see the indoor galleries. This afternoon, discover the wonders of majestic Hampton Court Palace, home to the Kings and Queens of Britain since the time of Henry VIII. Discover the magnificent State Apartments and explore the riverside gardens. (Breakfast)
Amba Marble Arch, London
Day 5St AustellLondon - Wisley Gardens - St Austell: Travel to the gardens of Wisley today, renowned as the flagship garden of the Royal Agricultural Society. Then continue to the Cornish Riviera and our hotel, perched high on the rugged cliffs of St Austell Bay. (Breakfast / Dinner)
The Carlyon Bay Hotel
Day 6St AustellLost Garden of Heligan & the Cornish Coast: We visit Heligan, one of the most mysterious estates in England. Unveiled in 1992 from under decades of overgrowth, the Lost Gardens were restored on a shoestring budget and hailed by The Times as 'the garden restoration of the century'. Today the mysterious gardens and estate offer over 200 acres for exploration! This afternoon is then free for you to relax at our beautiful hotel. (Breakfast / Dinner)
The Carlyon Bay Hotel
Day 7CheltenhamSt Austell - Cheltenham: Our journey takes us through the English countryside to Bath. Visit the 18th Century Pump Room and the ancient Baths, then enjoy some free time to browse the quaint streets. Continue to Hidcote Manor Gardens, one of the greatest arts and crafts gardens in England. Then it's on to the town of Cheltenham where we have a two night stay. Our journey takes us through the English countryside to Bath. Visit the 18th Century Pump Room and the ancient Baths, then enjoy some free time to browse the quaint streets. Continue to Hidcote Manor Gardens, one of the greatest arts and crafts gardens in England. Then it's on to the town of Cheltenham where we have a two night stay. (Breakfast / Dinner)
DoubleTree by Hilton
Day 8CheltenhamCotswolds Excursion: Full day sightseeing of the Cotswalds begins in Burford, where there's time to visit the small tea houses before heading south to Bibury described as the 'prettiest village in Britain' for an included lunch. Later we return to Cheltenham. (Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
DoubleTree by Hilton
Day 9LlandudnoCheltenham - Powis Castle - Llandudno: Today we travel to the David Austin Nursery for roses where we enjoy morning tea followed by a tour of the gardens. Next, visit Powis Castle gardens with its spectacular terraces and stunning vistas. (Breakfast / Dinner)
St George's Hotel, Liandudno
Day 10LlandudnoBodnant Garden Excursion: The day starts with a visit to Bodnant Gardens, one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK. Later visit the village of Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon, Yr Wyddfa, at 3,560 feet the highest peak in Wales including a fabulous trip onboard the Snowdon Mountain Railway. (Breakfast)
St George's Hotel, Liandudno
Day 11Lake DistrictLiandudno - Lake District: Farewell Wales and continue north to the English Lake District where you see some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. Admire the Topiary Gardens, the finest, oldest and most extensive garden in the world at Levens Hall. Then continue to our traditional hotel set on the shores of Lake Windermere. (Breakfast / Dinner)
Lakeside Hotel & Spa
Day 12Lake DistrictLake District Experience: A day devoted to this scenic wonderland, beginning with a visit to Hill Top, the home of Beatrix Potter and where she spent much of her life. We then visit the picturesque village of Hawkeshead, famous for its whitewashed cottages and cobbled lanes. Then there is free time to relax in your tranquil surroundings. Perhaps take a cruise on Lake Windermere? (Breakfast)
Lakeside Hotel & Spa
Day 13NottinghamLake District - Chatsworth RHS Flower Show - Nottingham: Head into the rolling Derbyshire countryside, where the Chatsworth Estate offers a glorious backdrop for the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, offering a new celebration of plants and gardens. You can expect to see all your favourite RHS Show features, including a fantastic range of specialist nurseries, outdoor lifestyle shopping and garden inspiration at every turn! Later continue to the historic city of Nottingham. (Breakfast)
Park Plaza Nottingham
Day 14LondonNottingham - Blenheim Palace - Bampton Village - London: This morning explore the magnificent house and gardens of Blenheim Palace, home of the Duke of Marlborough and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Continue to the village of Bampton to see the street where many scenes from the 'Downtown Abbey 'TV series were filmed. Later, return to London for a spectacular Thames RiverDinner Cruise! (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Amba Marble Arch, London
Day 15LondonFarewell London: After breakfast your trip comes to an end with a transfer to London Heathrow Airport for your onward flight. (Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

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05/24/2019$5,535.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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