Bath – with a sense of Italy in England

Travel with us to beautiful Bath and visit gardens connected to Italy. Iford Manor, Stourhead and Heale Garden are some of the gems as well as a meeting with Lady Tania Compton in her famous garden.

17 900 Kr
Booking fee

2 500 kr / person

Destination
Bath, Somerset, England
Departure
Copenhagen
Dates
Sep 8–12

Tour Itinerary

DAY 01

Diving Right into the Beautiful Gardens

Our bus will pick us up Heathrow and go directly to Savill Garden near Windsor Great Park’s. It is a woodland garden park excellence, with magnolias, rhododendrons, pieris and dogwoods under tree canopies of oaks and pines.

We will also enjoy the amazing gazebo before ending the visit and leave for Bath and check-inn at The Abbey Hotel. Afternoon is free for exploring Bath. We will meet at 5 pm at The Pump Room for Afternoon Tea, before we enjoy a dinner together in the hotel.

DAY 02

The Old Banker’s Famous Garden

After breakfast we will visit Stourhead where the banker Henry Hoare built his famous garden 1747-1789, inspired by antique environments. A small lake was buildt in the landscape garden surrounded by temples, statues and woodland plantings. We will have a guided tour and thereafter lunch and some free time before we go to Batcombe House & Garden where we will meet with the owner, garden designer Libby Russell.

Dinner at leisure.

DAY 03

Iford Manor

Morning visit at Iford Manor, by many considered the most beautiful garden in England, designed by Harold Peto, architect and landscape architect who fell in love with Italy. Guided tour by the owners before lunch in Castle Combe.

Lunch in local pub near Castle Combe.

Free afternoon in Bath, known around the world for its remarkably preserved Roman Baths and Georgian splendour, Bath is the only UK city to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The restorative quality of the hot springs that bubble up naturally has been recognised since the earliest of times and still draws visitors in their droves today. The City is packed with places to eat, drink, shop and dream of days gone by.

Dinner at leisure.

DAY 04

Garden Tour & Garden Talk

Morning visit at Spilsbury Farm, the private garden of Tania Compton, garden designer. We will have a guided tour in her beautiful, wild garden and talk to her about garden design in England today.

Lunch at local pub.

Visit at Heale House & Garden, beautifully situated near the river Avon and running through the garden. The house was built in the latter part of the sixteenth century by Sir William Greene. It was bought by the Hon. Louis Greville in 1894 – great uncle of the present owner who commissioned Harold Peto for the design.

Dinner with the group.

DAY 05

An Italian Finish to our Tour in England

Check-out and leave Bath for Cliveden Garden in Buckinghamshire famous for its Italian villa and a rose garden with hundreds of English Austin roses. The garden is in the Italian mode of the nineteenth century Mixed Style. A balustrade was brought from the garden of the Villa Borghese in Rome, in 1896. Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe designed a Rose Garden for Lord Astor in 1959.

Lunch at Cliveden before leaving for airport.

 

We’ll visit

— Savill Garden
— The Abbey Hotel. Bath
— Stourhead
— Batcombe House & Garden
— Iford Manor
— Roman Baths in Bath
— Spilsbury Farm
— Heale House & Garden
— Cliveden Garden

Included in the price

— Professional guide every day
— 4 nights in double rooms at 4* hotels
— Breakfast every morning
— 2 dinners
— 1 Afternoon Tea
— 1 lunch
— Entrance to 7 different gardens
— All transportation in England
— Great memories
Flight tickets are not included

Practical information

Price: 17 900:- SEK
Single-room supplement; 2500:- SEK
Date: 8–12 September
Length of travel: 4 nights
Destination: Bath, Birmingham, England

Travel Conditions
Please remember to read our full Travel Conditions before booking the tour. We reserve ourselves for any change in the schedule. We expect a reasonable level of fitness. If you have any questions, allergies, food preferences, special requirements for the tour or wish to book a larger group with more than 5 people please contact us via telephone or mail. We take all necessary precautions to minimise the spread of Covid-19 and follow the authorities recommendations carefully. By booking a tour you accept our Travel Conditions.
Payment process

To reserver a place on our tours you will need to book the tour online and pay a booking fee of 2 500 kr per traveler. Afterwards we will send an invoice of the remaining amount.

Please note that for our biking tours the full payment of the tours will be proceeded immediately.

 

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17 900 Kr
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2 500 kr / person

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