Adam Frost on East of England Tour - Burghley House

Meet Adam on an East of England tour

Join us for an exciting tour of the glorious gardens of the East of England, where you'll be joined by Adam Frost.

East of England tour

Our tailor-made itinerary through the charming countryside of the East of England includes an exciting array of wonderful locations, along with informative talks. And you’ll be entertained by Adam Frost, as he joins us for a special afternoon at Boughton House, one of Britain’s grandest and best-preserved stately homes.

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When: 7-11 August, 2022

Duration: 4-nights

Price: From £1,295pp

For more information or to book, call: 020 7553 6945

Quote code: GORMAY22

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What’s included

  • Buffet lunch, plus talk and Q&A with Adam Frost, followed by an exclusive, private guided tour of Boughton House gardens
  • Visit to Barnsdale Gardens with a talk by Nick Hamilton and lunch
  • Talks by head gardeners and owners at eight gardens
  • Four nights at the three-star Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, Rutland Water
  • Four dinners, three lunches and afternoon tea at Burghley
  • BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Associate Editor, David Hurrion, as tour leader throughout the trip
I’ve lived among and around these gardens for many years, so it’s a real pleasure to be joining this exclusive trip in a region that’s so dear to me. The East of England has some of the finest gardens in the country, and I look forward to being a part of your holiday.
Adam Frost

Tour itinerary

  • Sunday 7 August Check in to our three- star hotel for the trip, Barnsdale Lodge, near Rutland Water. Enjoy
    a welcome dinner and talk by BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Associate Editor, David Hurrion
  • Monday 8 August First to Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens in Northamptonshire for an exclusive head gardener-led tour, plus lunch. Then to the private garden of The Old Vicarage, Burley, where owner Sandra Blaza will share her gardening passion. Later, enjoy a welcome drink, dinner with wine and a talk by Nick Hamilton, owner of Barnsdale Gardens, created by his father, beloved GW presenter Geoff Hamilton
  • Tuesday 9 August Barnsdale Gardens is the former – and iconic – home of Gardeners’ World. Comprising 38 gardens in many styles, it offers inspiration for all. Nick Hamilton will be on hand to show you round. In the afternoon we visit magnificent Elton Hall in Cambridgeshire for a tour of the private gardens with the head gardener, and free time to explore the formal gardens. Dinner at the hotel
  • Wednesday 10 August Our day starts in Rutland at Redhill Lodge, the garden of garden designer Sue Moffitt. Sue will introduce you to the garden and its prairie planting. Then to Boughton House, Northamptonshire, which will open exclusively for us, starting with a welcome Prosecco, a two- course lunch with a glass of wine, and a talk and Q&A with our special guest Adam Frost. After lunch, we take a tour of the gardens with the head gardener, including the amazing new contemporary garden feature by Kim Wilkie
  •  Thursday 11 August Our last day takes us to Ursula Cholmeley’s Easton Walled Gardens in Lincolnshire, famous for its sweet peas and the Pickery cut flower garden. Ursula will introduce the gardens along with the head gardener. Our final stop is Burghley House, with a visit to the magnificent house and a guided tour of the gardens with head gardener Joe Whitehead. After afternoon tea, we will return to the hotel

Booking details

When: 7-11 August, 2022

Duration: 4-nights

Price: From £1,295pp

For more information or to book, call: 020 7553 6945

Quote code: GORMAY22

Book your UK holiday 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.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Holiday organised by and subject to booking conditions of Travel Editions Tours Ltd. 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. Singles welcome: £100 supplement for single occupancy, £152 supplement for double for sole use. Additional night available on request.