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Summer Garden Gadabout – Chatsworth RHS Flower Show and more!

Friday 12th June - Tuesday 16th June

We are really thrilled to be able to tell you about our summer trip this year – a trip to Chatsworth RHS Flower Show ( plus much, much more!
We will include a visit to York Gate, voted as one of the best gardens in Britain to visit, and to Hill Close Gardens, restored Victorian leisure gardens with an on-site nursery, and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

  • Friday 12 June 
    Leaving Brighton at midday, and travel to Matlock, Derbyshire, by coach
    Stay at Premier Inn Matlock
    Dinner at local restaurant
  • Saturday 13 June 
    Visit RHS flower show at Chatsworth House, and then a private tour around the cutting garden behind the scenes at Chatsworth
    Return to hotel
    Dinner at own expense
  • Sunday 14 June
    Travel to York Gate Garden ( and have a guided tour from the Head Gardener
    Lunch at York Gate
    Travel to Yorkshire Sculpture Park (
    Continue our journey to Uppingham, Rutland, to stay for two nights at the Falcon Hotel (
    Dinner at own expense
  • Monday 15 June
    Travel to the Old Rectory Quinton ( and then, after a pub lunch, visit the Herb Nursery at Thistleton ( before returning to our hotel in Uppingham
    Last night meal together in the hotel
  • Tuesday 16 June
    Travel to Hill Close Gardens ( in Warwick with a tour around the 16 individual hedged gardens in these restored Victorian gardens
    Picnic in the gardens
    Return to Brighton – arriving at approx. 17.30pm

Cost: £920.00 each person in a twin-bedded or double room, and £1095 for single occupancy of a double room.  This includes the accommodation and breakfast, the travel, the garden entrance fees and tours, two suppers, one picnic, one pub lunch. You are very welcome to pay in instalments.

PLEASE CONTACT US AS SOON AS POSSIBLE IF YOU’RE INTERESTING IN JOINING US, (we will ask for a deposit to secure your place).  For those of you who haven’t been before on a Garden House trip we do have a great deal of fun and enjoyment, and we always see some fabulous gardens, some of which are off “the beaten track”



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