Tour some of the most beautiful gardens and historic homes eastern England has to offer. This guided trip will introduce you to a vast array of plants, trees, vistas, and walks, so you can appreciate the history and detail of these stunning attractions.

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Tour date options: 24-28 April and 25-29 September, 2023

Price: From £695 per person*

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Or call to book - quoting code REUHG: 01858438331†

PLEASE NOTE BEFORE BOOKING: There is walking involved in this tour, as well as getting on and off coaches, so you must be fairly fit.


Your holiday includes

  • Four nights’ half board at the 4* Holiday Inn Norwich North
  • Coach transfers for excursions
  • Services of experienced Tour Manager
  • Morning tea/coffee & light lunches

Tour and experiences

  • Visit to Sandringham House and Gardens, with a guided tour of the gardens and a self-guided tour of the house
  • Hoveton Hall Estate Gardens with a guided gardens tour
  • A guided tour of East Ruston Old Vicarage gardens
  • Visit to Mannington Estate, with a talk and house tour from
  • Lady Walpole and a garden tour with the head gardener
  • Free time to explore Blickling Estate

Your itinerary

DAY 1 Make your own way to our hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening with dinner

DAY 2 We visit Hoveton Hall Gardens for a guided tour of the plants, trees, views and walks, with mid-morning refreshments, before exploring the gardens at leisure. We then head to East Ruston Old Vicarage for an exclusive visit of its privately owned gardens. On arrival we enjoy a light lunch, after which we’ll be joined by one of the garden owners who will provide a guided tour. There will be free time to explore the gardens afterwards. Dinner at the hotel

DAY 3 The first visit is to Mannington Estate, a medieval manor surrounded by the delightfully wooded North Norfolk countryside. You’ll have tea/coffee and a short talk by Lady Walpole before a guided tour of the gardens with the head gardener. This is followed by a short house tour and a light lunch. In the afternoon we head to Blickling Estate, where you are free to explore the house and gardens. We return to the hotel for dinner

DAY 4 A leisurely day at Sandringham. On arrival, enjoy a guided tour of the gardens, which feature a densely planted shrubbery and a shady woodland walk through its collection of rhododendrons, camellias and magnolia trees. This is followed by a self-guided visit of the house. Dinner at the hotel

DAY 5 Head home

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Book your place now

Tour date options: 24-28 April and 25-29 September, 2023

Price: From £695 per person*

Book online

Or call to book - quoting code REUHG: 01858438331†

PLEASE NOTE BEFORE BOOKING: There is walking involved in this tour, as well as getting on and off coaches, so you must be fairly fit.


Terms & conditions

*Prices are based on two sharing and correct at time of printing – £695pp (£140 single supplement). Travel insurance not included. Holiday provided by Arena Rail Holidays (Co no. 2431120), ATOL 10117 protected. †Calls are charged at local rates. Lines are open Mon to Fri 9am-5.30pm, Sat 9am-1pm. Sun and bank holidays closed. As a Covid-safe travel partner you can book your holiday with confidence. Please visit arenatravel.com/travel-information/covid-19 for full details

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