Gardens & Flower Shows

Borde Hill Rose Garden

Unusual gardens: where is your favourite to visit?

Gardens are a staple of group day trips and longer breaks. But what about finding somewhere a bit different? Try these for starters. 

Weald & Downland Living Museum, West Sussex

Inspiring attractions for groups visiting the ‘Great Sussex Way’ area

Encompassing the roman city of Chichester, the expansive South Downs National Park and plenty more in-between, here are some attractions for group trips along the newly launched ‘Great Sussex Way’. 

Kew Gardens

Secret World of Plants exhibition announced at Kew Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is set to host a summer programme exploring what plants really mean to us through unique art installations and activities.

Elizabeth Gaskell's House, Manchester

New things to look forward to in Greater Manchester this year and beyond

From a major new garden project to museum improvements, a poetry library and something for the adrenaline junkies, there is plenty to look out for in Greater Manchester throughout 2021 and into next year. 

RHS Garden Wisley

RHS gardens aim to offer beautiful days out again this year

With garden closures meaning many missed out in 2020, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is hoping to welcome back visitors to its seasonal displays and more. 

RHS Bridgewater

10 of the best openings, shows and celebrations in England this year

Make up for lost time in 2021 with this list of new openings, theatre shows and celebrations.

Borde Hill Rose Garden

Group events and offers at Borde Hill Garden in 2021

Groups are invited to some fantastic events and tours coming up at Borde Hill Garden in 2021, including Music in the Garden, an open air opera and even specialist garden tours and exhibitions.

Kew Gardens' Orchid Festival

Kew Gardens’ Orchid festival will celebrate Costa Rica

Groups of 15+ can benefit from discounted rates to the festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew which will run from 13th March until 11th April 2021. 

Chatsworth House

8 of the most beautiful places in… Derbyshire

From a church with a twist to the natural rivers and dales that weave throughout this rural county, here are eight picturesque places in Derbyshire for groups to visit. 

Hever Castle

Group bookings for Hever Castle’s 2021 events

The team at Hever Castle & Gardens in Kent are now taking bookings for 2021, which includes tickets to annual events, such as Hever in Bloom and Dazzling Daffodils.

Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens

GTOs enjoy preview of Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens’ 2021 highlights

Group travel organisers recently visited Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in West Sussex for a preview of the estate’s 2021 programme.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Annual survey reveals England’s most popular attractions during 2019

The annual attractions survey by VisitEngland has revealed the most popular free and paid-for attractions visited during 2019. 

Winchester Cathedral

8 of the most beautiful places in… Hampshire

A pick ‘n’ mix selection of beautiful places in Hampshire, including seaside resorts, a national park and coastal ports.

RHS Garden Wisley's Glow illuminations

Group rates for RHS Gardens’ Christmas Glow events

Tickets for Glow at the RHS Gardens are now on sale to group organisers and coach operators as the charity prepares to light up its gardens for the festive season.

Chatsworth

Picture this: some of the most beautiful places to visit in autumn

A selection of attractions which are perfect for autumnal walks, seasonal displays and beautiful photo opportunities.

National Garden Scheme visitors

5 private garden visits for groups with the National Garden Scheme

There are a range of private gardens from the National Garden Scheme to choose from across the UK, perfect for groups wanting a private tour. Here are five favourites…

Borde Hill Garden, west Sussex

Seasonal displays, autumn tours and an exhibition available at Borde Hill Garden

Borde Hill Garden in Haywards Heath is taking group bookings for the rest of this year, and into next with a variety of tours and discounts available. 

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019

Plans revealed for first ever virtual RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The world’s most famous flower show and highlight of the gardening calendar is still going ahead for 2020…virtually. 

National Garden Scheme

Mary Berry launches National Garden Scheme campaign

The Support Our Gardens appeal will keep thousands of gardens virtually open, in an effort to raise funds during the coronavirus pandemic. 

RHS Garden Wisley

Photo gallery: 10 uplifting images from RHS gardens

These new photos from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are the perfect pick-me-up.