Gardens of Somerset and Dorset

5 days

From $870 $940

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 Lyte’s 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

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$940

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$870

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  • Pay a low deposit of $50, was $150.

Single supplement: $220

Stourhead Garden

Departure Points

Location Depart Return
London
Tothill St, Westminster
08.00 18.00
Basingstoke
Railway Station
10.00 16.00

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.

Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Offer Availability
August 19 2020 BSDO210819 August 19 2020 (Wednesday) August 23 2020 (Sunday) $1,045
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$150 $225 Call for availability
July 1 2021 BSDO210701 July 1 2021 (Thursday) July 5 2021 (Monday) $940
(ex. flights)
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$150
$220 $870
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August 19 2021 BSDO210819 August 19 2021 (Thursday) August 23 2021 (Monday) $940
(ex. flights)
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$150
$220 $870
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