Highgrove lily pond

Gardens of the Cotswolds

Join a bespoke tour of the stunning gardens of the Cotswolds this summer, accompanied by Associate Editor, David Hurrion.

Your Cotswolds tour

Our tailor-made itinerary through the Cotswolds includes several gardens not normally open to the public with talks by owners and head gardeners. Join us for a special treat at Thenford, Michael and Anne Heseltine’s iconic private garden and Highgrove the home of TRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

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Booking details:

When: 3-7 July, 2022

Length: 4-nights

Price: From £1,199pp

For more information or to book, call 020 7553 6945

Quote code GGOCMAR22

Book now

What’s included

  • Exclusive guided tour of Thenford gardens with a 2-course lunch
  • Exclusive tour and private dinner at Highgrove Gardens – Dates subject to final confirmation
  • Four nights’ accommodation at the Hilton Puckrup
  • All entry fees and garden tours
  • Lunches and dinners included on the tour
  • BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Associate Editor, David Hurrion, as tour leader; accompanied by Editor, Lucy Hall, at Highgrove
I’ve known the Cotswolds and its gardens for many years – so look forward to sharing this special area with you. You’ll enjoy two of the finest gardens in Britain, plus a host of other great locations. And you’ll be looked after by David Hurrion, our Associate Editor and tour guide, making this a holiday to remember!
Lucy Hall, Editor

Tour itinerary

  • SUNDAY 3 JULY Hilton Puckrup: welcome dinner and talk from David Hurrion
  • MONDAY 4 JULY Rockcliffe: enjoy a private tour. Thenford Arboretum: an exclusive tour of the iconic gardens of Michael and Anne Heseltine. The gardens and arboretum, spread out over 70 acres, feature a collection of more than 3,000 different trees and shrubs, together with extensive herbaceous borders, water gardens, an alpine trough garden, a sculpture garden, a rose garden and a rill. Our day here, with welcome refreshments, introduction from Rupert Heseltine, a guided tour and buffet 2-course lunch with wine, is sure to be the highlight of this tour
  • TUESDAY 5 JULY Kiftsgate: a romantic hillside garden, full of roses and sculpture, followed by Chipping Campden for free time and lunch (not included). Hidcote: with its vivid summer border
  • WEDNESDAY 6 JULY Rodmarton Manor: guided tour of the house, introduction to the gardens then free time to explore and a light lunch included. Highgrove*: you’ll be joined by magazine Editor,
    Lucy, for an exclusive tour of the Gardens at Highgrove, the private home of TRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. On your 90-minute tour you will be led by one of Highgrove’s experienced guides through these inspirational gardens and experience one of the most innovative organic gardens of today. Following your garden tour, you will return to enjoy a three- course dinner with wine
  • THURSDAY 7 JULY Sezincote: tour with the head gardener at this magical garden and house with a strong Indian influence. Bourton House: tour with the Head Gardener of three acres of rich planting
    surrounding an elegant 18th century manor house. Followed by farewell afternoon tea at Broadway’s famous Lygon Arms. Return to hotel

Booking details:

When: 3-7 July, 2022

Length: 4-nights

Price: From £1,199pp

For more information or to book, call 020 7553 6945

Quote code GGOCMAR22

Book now


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PLEASE NOTE: this is a busy itinerary visiting some sizeable gardens and involving a considerable amount of walking, with little or no access to assistance. Please bear this in mind when booking this tour.
Terms & conditions: Holiday organised by and subject to booking conditions of Travel Editions Tours Ltd. Please note all timings are approximate and may be changed. Joining instructions sent 10-14 days prior to departure. In the case of unforeseen circumstances, experts/locations may be substituted. Single visitors welcome at a supplement from £152pp. Additional night is available on request. *Dates for Highgrove subject to final confirmation – dates or locations may change.