4 days

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Set amongst glorious scenery that includes the mountains of Snowdonia, dramatic seascapes and ancient castles, North Wales is home to some outstanding gardens. One of the best is Plas Cadnant, which 25 years ago was an overgrown, abandoned wilderness of ivy and decrepit fruit trees. Its new owner has brought it back to life and, rather like Heligan in Cornwall, Plas Cadnant has emerged as a gem of a garden, full of interest.

Further highlights include the private garden of Maenen Hall with its dramatic views of Snowdonia; Bodnant Garden, with a range of beautiful plants from all over the world, and Portmeirion, the eccentric and rather surreal Italianate village which has been enhanced in recent years with improvements made to the gardens.

We will be guided by Tony Russell, former Head Forester at Westonbirt Arboretum, whose expertise and enthusiasm will add greatly to the enjoyment of this holiday.

Tour highlights:

  • The film-set surroundings of Portmeirion
  • Bodnant’s wide range of exotic plants
  • The stately gardens at Powis Castle in the Welsh Marches
  • The majestic mountains of Snowdonia, an ever-changing backdrop
  • Comfortable hotel in historic Caernarfon

Departure Points

Location Depart Return
Tothill St, Westminster
07.30 21.30
Luton Parkway Railway Station
09.15 20.00
Railway Station
10.15 19.00
New Street Station
12.15 17.30

Please note all timings are approximate and may be changed. They will be confirmed when the joining instructions are sent out, approximately ten days prior to departure.

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  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
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Tony Russell

Tour Manager

A former Head Forester at Westonbirt Arboretum, Tony Russell is widely regarded as one of Britain's leading authorities on trees and shrubs, having written 18 books and presented many programmes for both TV and radio.

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Laburnum arch in Bodnant
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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
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27 May 2022 BNWA220527 27 May 2022 (Friday) 30 May 2022 (Monday) Tony Russell £625
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10 June 2022 BNWA220610 10 June 2022 (Friday) 13 June 2022 (Monday) Tony Russell £595
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12 August 2022 BNWA220812 12 August 2022 (Friday) 15 August 2022 (Monday) Tony Russell £595
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