Garden Tours

Enjoy our garden tour holidays and gain privileged access to some of the world’s most stunning public and private gardens. You may be an avid horticulturalist or simply enjoy strolling through beautiful gardens. In the company of our expert tour leaders – dedicated gardeners themselves – you will visit some of the world’s most stunning public and private gardens.

From the Italian Alps to Puglia

Gardens of Northern and Southern Italy

with Sandy Pratten

11–23 September 2018 (13 days)


Gardens of New Zealand

Christchurch, Blenheim, Taranaki Garden Festival and Hamilton

with Helen Young

19 October – 02 November 2018 (15 days)


Spring Gardens of Victoria

Private Gardens of Daylesford and Mount Macedon

with Julie Kinney

24 October – 02 November 2018 (10 days)


Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival

Music, Gardens, Food and Wine in Northern Tasmania

with Christopher Lawrence

25–28 October 2018 (4 days)


Gardens of Tasmania

Meander Valley, Bay of Fires and the Derwent and Huon Valleys

with Jennifer Stackhouse

28 October – 05 November 2018 (9 days)


Gardens of Sri Lanka

Landscape Gardens, Tea Plantations and Colonial Heritage

with Helen Young

20 February – 06 March 2019 (15 days)


Landscapes of the New South Wales South Coast

From Sydney to Merimbula

with Trisha Dixon

01–08 April 2019 (8 days)

Travel along the picturesque New South Wales’ South Coast from Sydney to Merimbula with garden writer and landscape writer Trisha Dixon to discover diverse gardens,…

Paradise Gardens of Persia

Horticultural Heritage of Iran

with Genevieve Jacobs

07–23 April 2019 (17 days)


Gardens, Landscapes and Art of the Top End

Darwin and the Northern Territory

with Elizabeth Swane

24–30 April 2019 (7 days)


Gardens of the Adriatic

Dubrovnik to Venice

with Helen Young

28 April – 10 May 2019 (13 days)


Iberian Kaleidoscope

Gardens, Landscapes and Cuisines of Spain and Portugal

with Sandy Pratten

17 May – 01 June 2019 (16 days)


Glorious Gardens of Great Britain

Chelsea Flower Show, Salisbury, Gloucestershire, Oxford

with Julie Kinney

20 May – 04 June 2019 (16 days)


Ionian Odyssey

Gardens and Landscapes of the Ionian Islands

with Trisha Dixon

10–21 June 2019 (12 days)

Travel to the Ionian islands of Corfu, Kefalonia, Ithaca and Zakynthos, which abound with elegant Mediterranean gardens, stunning maritime landscapes, historic castles and aristocratic villas.

Hills and Vales of South Australia

with Julie Kinney

September 2019 (9 days)

From the Barossa Valley to McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills, explore the rich springtime offerings of South Australia’s gardens, art, produce and wine.

Gardens of South Africa

Gardens, Landscapes, Wildlife and Wine

with Sandy Pratten

29 October – 12 November 2019 (15 days)

Flanked by the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans, South Africa is rich in indigenous flora, exceptional gardens, stunning natural landscapes and amazing wildlife.

Gardens of New Caledonia

French Pacific Paradise

with Julie Kinney

October – November 2019 (9 days)

Explore the verdant isle of New Caledonia, where a unique mixture of French and indigenous Kanak culture combines with stunning coastal landscapes and riotous tropical…

Japanese Gardens, Art and Architecture

Tokyo, Takayama, Kanazawa, Hiroshima and Kyoto

with Genevieve Jacobs

04–20 November 2019 (17 days)

Discover the timeless beauty of Japanese autumn gardens and contemporary art and architecture in the company of garden writer and Japanophile Genevieve Jacobs.