Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Trisha Dixon

Trisha Dixon is a writer and photographer with a passion for landscape, literature, music, art, architecture, design and history. She is an experienced tour leader in Australia and abroad, and has a number of books to her name, including Adagio: Living and Gardening Mindfully (2013), Under the Spell of Ages (2007) along with two books on the life and designs of Australian landscaper Edna Walling, co-authored with Jennie Churchill in 1988. Her photography has also featured in a number of publications.


Current Tours:

Jumjum Garden and the Yarramalong Valley  |  Wednesday, 21 October 2020 (day tour)

Jumjum Garden and the Yarramalong Valley  |  Thursday, 22 October 2020 (day tour)

Landscapes of the NSW South Coast  |  01–08 February 2021 (8 days)

Gardens of Tasmania’s West Coast  |  23 March – 01 April 2021 (10 days)

Homesteads and Gardens of the National Capital  |  24–28 April 2021 (5 days)

Ionian Odyssey  |  September 2021 (13 days)



“Trisha has the most amazing contacts and always pulls together an itinerary full of surprising venues that we would never have the opportunity to see other than on her well-researched tours.”
Judith G.  |  Landscapes of the NSW South Coast 2019


“Great knowledge of gardens with excellent contacts. She was enthusiastic and built rapport with all members.”
Stephen B. |  Ionian Odyssey 2019


Trisha had excellent local knowledge, she was friendly, professional and great fun.”
Anne E.  |  Autumn on Monaro 2018