London’s Greatest Gardens & the Chelsea Flower Show

Join a renowned horticulturalist in London to discover gardens both hidden and famous, and explore the world’s greatest exhibition of all things floral: The Chelsea Flower Show.
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Program No. 23258RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Join celebrated author and horticulturalist Caroline Holmes on a journey through 600 years of garden history. Trace gardening style trends at the Chelsea Physic Garden, Syon Park Garden, Keats and Fenton Houses and some of London's finest private gardens, and explore the world's greatest exhibition of all things floral at the Chelsea Flower Show. Step into secret gardens and famous gardens, from the oldest botanical garden to the largest botanical garden in London, on this floral foray into garden traditions, technique and beauty.
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Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spend a day at the world-renowned Chelsea Flower Show with your horticulturist expert to learn about gardening traditions old and new.
  • Marvel at the national collection of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Explore the sprawling gardens of Syon House, a grand estate that has been in the Northumberland family for 400 years.
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Caroline Holmes
Caroline Holmes is a garden historian of ancient, modern and contemporary places, people and plants who sifts humor from humus worldwide. She is an award-winning, international lecturer in the warmth and comfort of halls and houses as well as leading groups through inspiring sites and gardens worldwide. Caroline is a renowned author, broadcaster and consultant designer specializing in the people and plants that have historically shaped landscapes.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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