4 days

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Summary

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 Routes

Location Depart Return
London
Coach Bays on Tothill Street, Westminster
07.30 21.30
Luton
Outside Luton Parkway Railway Station
09.15 20.00
Northampton
Outside the Railway Station
10.15 19.00
Birmingham
Bus stop outside New Street Station
12.15 17.30

Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change. Final timings and pick-up points will be confirmed with your joining instructions approximately 10 days prior to departure.

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Deposit: £125 Single supplement: £195

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Whether you want to add extra nights on either side of your tour, you want to upgrade your flight or hotel room, or you are hoping to enjoy a door-to-door airport transfer, we can help.

To add special extras to your tour, call our Specialist Sales Executives to discuss your needs on 01334 657155.

Meet your Experts

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
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
18 May 2023 BNWA230518 18 May 2023 (Thursday) 21 May 2023 (Sunday) Tony Russell £615
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£125 £195 £565
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12 August 2023 BNWA230812 12 August 2023 (Saturday) 15 August 2023 (Tuesday) Tony Russell £615
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