5 days

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Summary

The neighbouring counties of Dorset and Somerset epitomise the timeless and restrained beauty of rural England and are home to a fine selection of classic gardens in a variety of different styles. Both counties offer grand vistas, both natural and man-made and small and intimate treasures, again, both natural and man-made.

From our base in Taunton, our tour heads out each day to all four compass points, visiting historic National Trust properties such as Barrington Court, Tintinhull and the wonderful landscape of Stourhead, as well as outstanding gardens such as Kilver Court, Forde Abbey and East Lambrook, recognised throughout the world as the ‘Home of English Cottage Gardening’. On our final day, we visit Barrington Court, whose gardens were inspired by the designs of Gertrude Jekyll, and the enchanting Lytes Cary Manor.

Tour highlights:

  • Landscaped gardening on a grand scale at Stourhead
  • The unusual backdrop of an old railway viaduct at Kilver Court
  • East Lambrook Manor, the home of the classic English Cottage Garden
  • Jekyll-inspired gardens at Barrington Court
  • Yeo Valley Organic Garden’s edible plants

Departure Routes

Location Depart Return
London
Coach Bays on Tothill Street, Westminster
08.00 18.00
Basingstoke
Outside the Railway Station
10.00 16.00

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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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
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29 June 2023 BSDO230629 29 June 2023 (Thursday) 3 July 2023 (Monday) £665
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17 August 2023 BSDO230817 17 August 2023 (Thursday) 21 August 2023 (Monday) £695
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14 September 2023 BSDO230914 14 September 2023 (Thursday) 18 September 2023 (Monday) £645
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