The RHS Chelsea Flower Show - Behind-the-Scenes with Colin Crosbie

3 days

From £845

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This unique, specially arranged tour is led throughout by Colin Crosbie, who will give us personally guided tours of RHS Garden Wisley, of which he is a former Curator, and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, with which he has been involved for many years and has visited 29 times.

After an exclusive private dinner at Wisley, Colin will also give us a talk revealing the secrets of what goes on behind the scenes at the world’s most famous flower show, as well as anecdotes from his time both at Wisley and as a former Head Gardener to HM The Queen Mother in Windsor, where our short tour ends.

Tour highlights:

  • Full day visit to the Chelsea Flower Show, with personal guided tours by Colin Crosbie
  • Guided tour of RHS Garden Wisley with Colin
  • Private three-course dinner with wine at Wisley
  • Visit to the Savill Garden at Windsor

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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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Colin Crosbie

Tour Manager

Colin Crosbie was the Head Gardener to Her Majesty The Queen Mother in Windsor prior to taking up the position of Curator at RHS Garden Wisley, and is currently the President of the Scottish Rock Garden Club.

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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 Availability
24 May 2023 BCBS230524 24 May 2023 (Wednesday) 26 May 2023 (Friday) Colin Crosbie £845
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