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The Famous English gardens, Castles & Manors

A picture of roses

 

Sleepy honey coloured limestone villages, sheep-clad hillsides, privately owned and award-winning gardens, 16th century gastro pubs, quintessential English tea rooms, antique shops, the legacy of the Arts and Crafts Movement, and treasure filled stately homes and castles. Welcome to the Cotswolds in general and to the renowned market town of Broadway in particular, the jewel in its crown.

The best time of the year for this unique program is June and the early part of July when the strawberries, the lavender and the roses are at their peak. The gardens, both large and small are also at their best for colour and fragrance and in addtion to enjoying lavender flavoured scones, you'll be absolutely delighted by what Chef Lockyer does with a few punnets of strawberries.

TOUR DATES: June and July 2016

PRICE: $2,725.00 per person in a double room, land only. (Single supplements are available at $490.00)

The price is based on the current exchange rate of the Pound Sterling vs. the Dollar (2016) i.e. any cost increases caused by a weakening dollar shall have to be passed along to client..

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TOUR FEATURES

  • Accommodations for six nights including buffet breakfast in four star hotels in Broadway and London.
  • All meals mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Deluxe coach for all travel & transfers with an expert guide.
  • Daily tour escort
  • All fees for lectures and demonstrations.
  • All entrances and public transportation.

For more details, booking information, and reservation deadlines contact: sms@herzerltours.com
or call us at 800-684-8488 or 914-771-8558

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a photo of English gardens

DAILY TOUR ITINERARY FOR

STRAWBERRIES, LAVENDER
AND ROSES

Day 1


Depart from your airport in the US.

Day 2


Waterperry Gardeens

AM - Arrive London Heathrow or Gatwick where travelers are met and taken to the hotel in Broadway, pausing for a leg-stretch around the beautiful gardens at Waterperry Gardeens. 

PM - This visit is guaranteed to delight and inspire garden-lovers from the world. Founded by Beatrix Havergal more than seventy years ago as a School of Horticulture for Ladies, the gardens at Waterperry have evolved into an oasis of calm and beauty in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.
Once checked in, rest, relax and enjoy one of England's most picturesque villages. 

EVE - After a welcome reception, an early dinner and the chance for an early night.

Day 3

a picture of roses


BROADWAY

AM - Buffet breakfast at hotel. This morning, we'll head for Chipping Campden for a closer look at the Cotswold Arts & Crafts Movement. We'll begin with a curator-led tour of the small but fascinating Court Barn Museum before a leisurely guided stroll through the town finishing with a visit to the privately owned garden at Shepherd's Close.

PM - This afternoon's highlight is Hidcote Manor, one of England's great Arts & Crafts Gardens including an English afternoon tea.

Day 4


BROADWAY
Kiftsgate Court

AM - Buffet breakfast at hotel.This morning, hit the antique trail with a visit to Stow on the Wold and other villages prior to reaching Kiftsgate Court, the 2003 winner of the fiercely contested Christies/Historic Houses Association Garden of the Year award and internationally famous for their roses which will be at their peak at this time of the year. 

Rose Kiftsgate at Kiftsgate Court Garden Rose Kiftsgate at Kiftsgate Court Garden

PM - Returning to the hotel, the chef will demonstrate how to prepare Strawberries Romanov (which will be served as the dessert to dinner tonight) as well as Eton Mess and Strawberry & Black Pepper Crepes. You'll also learn how to prepare a Strawberry Bellini and a Broadway Pink Gin cocktail.

EVE - Dinner tonight in the hotel.

Day 5


BROADWAY

AM - Buffet breakfast at hotel. After a leisurely start, you'll head for Sudeley Castle where the Queen's Garden will be overflowing with fragrant and colourful English roses. From here it is a short hop to Snowshill Manor which is home to an extraordinary collection of craftsmanship and design as well as a fascinating organic garden.

Sudeley Castle (Photo by Adrian Mason)
Sudeley Castle
(Photo by Adrian Mason)

PM - At around 4pm sit down to lavender-flavoured scones and a refreshing cup of tea at the 53-acre Snowshill Lavender Farm, returning to the hotel after a good browse in their well stocked shop.

EVE - Dinner on own.

athe beauty of Lavendar

Day 6


BROADWAY

South front & parterre Waddesdon Manor
South front & parterre Waddesdon Manor -
(Photo by: Hugh Plamer)

AM - Buffet breakfast at hotel. After breakfast and bidding a fond farewell to Broadway, you'll be on your way to the great capital city of London, pausing on the way for a special tour of treasure-filled Waddesdon Manor.

PM - Once checked into your centrally located London hotel, your time is free at your leisure.

EVE - Dinner on own.

Day 7


LONDON

AM - Buffet breakfast at hotel.
This morning you will visit Wisley, the flagship garden of the Royal Horticultural Society. Wisley in June is stunning, capturing the imagination with richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and the state-of-the-art new Glasshouse.

PM - After a 4 hour visit here, return to London for a final night at the theatre performance of your choice. Tickets are available for purchase, on request.

Day 8


LONDON

AM - Buffet breakfast at hotel. Checkout and transfer to airport.


PUBLISHED BY HERZERL TOURS ON JAN. 1, 2016 - changes may be made to the program, if deemed necessary by tour operator - tour prices are based on exchange rate at time of publication and may be changed if necessary.

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