UK Gardens with Dot Smith 2019

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Liz & Chris Trower, Morrinsville

“Thank you both for a really wonderful trip. Without the infrastructure of good guides, nice hotels and a very well planned itinerary (to China) we could have missed so much.”

06 May 2019 - 28 May 2019

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UK Gardens – Starting in Scotland’s elegant capital Edinburgh, embark on a tour to some of the most remarkable and outstanding gardens in the UK. As the tour heads south you will explore some of the classic gardens of England often combining with visits to impressive castles, ornate stately homes and historic manor houses.

Join our tour leader Dot Smith on this amazing tour exploring gardens in the UK!

Dot Smith, ‘Queen of the Castle’ and her husband Neil, live in their castle at Riverstone, North Otago. Dot is passionate about gardening; she joined our UK Garden tour in 2014 and has travelled many times on our tours. Dot has written a book, done three TV programs on her Castle and will feature in NZ House & Garden in February 2019.

Click Here to see inside Dot’s Castle!

UK Gardens Tour Highlights

  • Explore some exceptional private gardens often with a tour by the owner
  • Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top home in the Lake District
  • Enjoy the beautiful Cotswolds region
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew
  • Visit the Stonehenge and Bath
  • Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship event – the Chelsea Flower Show
  • Broad range of garden designs both classic and modern, formal and informal


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