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Situated within touching distance of France, the island of Jersey is blessed with wonderfully mild and sunny weather, making it the perfect destination for an early summer holiday. It is also home to some splendid gardens which make the most of this favourable climate to produce stunning displays, not to mention the profusion of wildflowers that thrive in the lush green meadows.

Creux Baillot Cottage Garden is set in a tranquil valley and packed full of unusual plants and elegant features. We will also have a look for some of the rare wild orchids to be found in the meadows around here, in particular Le Noir Pré, where species such as the rare Jersey wild orchid, the spotted orchid and the southern marsh orchid can usually be found. At the Domain des Vaux, fine trees and shrubs are set around a traditional Jersey farmhouse and at Les Aix we find nut and camellia trees, and borders with old English roses. We also visit the excellent Samarès Botanical Gardens and the Eric Young Orchid Foundation, and we have a day set aside to explore the many attractions of Jersey such as the War Tunnels and Mount Orgueil Castle, or take an optional day trip to Guernsey which includes a visit to historic Sausmarez Manor and its wonderful sub-tropical garden.

Our tours are led by expert horticulturalist and former Curator of RHS Garden Wisley Colin Crosbie and we also enjoy the services of a local guide.

Tour highlights:

  • Enthusiastic owners show off their private gardens
  • Diverse styles and exotic plants at Samarès Botanical Gardens
  • Chelsea gold medal-winning quality at Eric Young Orchid Foundation
  • Marvellous sea views and wildflower meadows
  • Explore Jersey’s attractions or take a trip to Guernsey

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Colin Crosbie

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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.

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  • 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
15 May 2024 BJER240515 15 May 2024 (Wednesday) 19 May 2024 (Sunday) Colin Crosbie $2,025
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$350 $415 $1,885
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4 September 2024 BJER240904 4 September 2024 (Wednesday) 8 September 2024 (Sunday) Colin Crosbie $2,305
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$350 $415 $2,165
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