Rhs Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2024
- Duration: 2 days
- Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
- Tour Ref: D2TLEI8677
- Travel Type: Coach
BU2BAHJoin us on this short weekend to enjoy the world's largest flower show, the fabulous RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, an eagerly anticipated event on the horticultural calendar. It is a celebration of nature's beauty and a testament to the ingenuity of the floral industry. Set against the majestic backdrop of Hampton Court Palace in London, this annual extravaganza attracts horticulturists, garden enthusiasts, and visitors from around the world.
The Festival is a true feast for your senses and you will have plenty of time to explore and browse the various marquees, stalls and displays set in its stunning surroundings. It combines regal splendour with the natural beauty of meticulously designed gardens, making it a truly immersive and unforgettable experience.
We include a comfortable overnight stay with breakfast and then in keeping with the royal theme, you will also spend time at leisure in Royal Windsor soaking up the fabulous atmosphere of this beautiful town. What a right royal weekend!
An ideal choice for:
* Garden lovers and fans of the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival
* Anyone interested in gardens and royalty
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Join your coach this morning at your convenient local pick-up point, and travel to majestic Windsor for free time. This stunning town is dominated by the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world! Surrounded by quaint streets, unique shopping and lovely riverside views you may want to explore or just take it easy and people watch, or enjoy a boat trip for a different view of the town and amazing castle. There are also many restaurants and cafes to choose from. Later today rejoin your coach and make your way to your comfortable hotel in the Heathrow area. Check-in with free time this evening to relax and make your own choice for dinner.
After a hearty breakfast leave your hotel this morning and travel to beautiful Hampton Court Palace for the highlight of our weekend, the amazing RHS Garden Festival. Your time is your own to explore the world's largest flower show, bringing colour and inspiration to this magnificent setting. From workshops and demonstrations on how to revitalise green spaces, to music and competitions, there is plenty to keep you entertained. Along with plenty of old favourites including the famous Floral Marquee bursting with stunning displays, fabulous show gardens and inspiring theatre talks, you are bound to find so many tips and ideas (plus purchases!) to take home with you.
Rejoin your coach later this afternoon with time to relax as you travel home with so many amazing ideas to discuss and plan for your own garden.
WindsorINCLUDED Visitor DestinationThe beautiful, ancient royal town of Windsor, is situated on the River Thames with a rich history, dominated by Windsor Castle, one of the most iconic residences of the British Royal Family. Built by William The Conqueror in the 11th century, the castle was extensively remodelled by subsequent monarchs and remains one of the most impressive historic buildings in the country. The castle itself is surrounded by a warren of small streets offering a wonderful range of boutiques, shops, bars, cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy along with the impressive 5,000 acres of gardens that make up Windsor Great Park, and offers some lovely walking routes or maybe even a relaxing boat ride along the River Thames.
RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden FestivalINCLUDED Visitor DestinationExperience the world’s largest annual flower show in the setting of the historic palace gardens at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival. Marvel at the beautiful flowers in the rose marquee and the innovative conceptual gardens showcasing the next big names in garden design. Watch demonstrations by celebrity gardeners around the showgrounds and get tips on gardening in a changing climate. Explore the fabulous Show, Lifestyle filled with ideas to try at home, and visit the famous Floral Marquee, supported by St. James’s Place Wealth Management, where you can chat with a range of expert plants people and view beautiful and unusual blooms of every colour. Discover the joys and benefits of growing-your-own and the edible delights of the community allotments, and visit the sweet-smelling Festival of Roses where you can indulge in tea and cake surrounded by their sweet smell. There are also plenty of exciting shopping opportunities!
Please note: Show ticket does not include entry to visit Hampton Court Palace.
To reach the showground from the coach park is either approximately 20 minutes walk or shuttle buses run continuously back and forth however there may be a wait time subject to traffic.
- 1 night's hotel with English breakfast
- Time at leisure to enjoy Royal Windsor
- Entrance to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
Please note: Show ticket does not include entry to visit the Palace itself Back to top
Ibis Budget London Heathrow Central *** Heathrow
The Ibis Budget London Heathrow Central is as the name suggests a good value, budget hotel option situated near to Heathrow. Bedrooms are basic but comfortable, decorated in a modern and relaxing design, with air conditioning, a 43 inch flat screen TV, a tea and coffee maker and a flat-screen TV. A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the property. At the hotel you will also find a restaurant and bar serving a range of food, snacks and drinks. There are also a couple of restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.
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