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GARDENS ILLUSTRATED TRAVEL GUIDE

From cherry blossom in Japan to secret hideaways in the UK find your perfect travel destination

Gardens Illustrated has a global outlook, sharing the most beautiful plants, gardens and garden design ideas from around the UK and abroad. Garden lovers wanting to broaden their horticultural horizons can travel far for inspiration.

This guide includes some of our favourite destinations for horticultural travel, from short, luxury breaks to specialist, escorted tours and once-in-a-lifetime multi-destination holidays, so whether you are planning an escape to an iconic location or want an authentic trip with some added extras we’ve plenty of inspiration.

Lucy Bellamy,
Editor

Scenic

Scenic set the precedent for river cruising on Europe’s waters. Fine-dining, spacious suites and a butler for every guest…

PTG Tours

Established in 1998, at PTG we offer general interest rail, nature and culture holidays from the UK using rail travel as a theme…

Botanica World Discoveries

Botanica World Discoveries offers botanically themed river and small ship cruises and tours to iconic destinations…

Jules Verne

With 40 years’ experience, Jules Verne is one of the UK’s leading tour operators bringing you innovative small group escorted tours…

Rabbie’s

Staycations are becoming more and more popular throughout the country. And we say it’s about time…

CK Rock

For those seeking spectacular coastal views combined with rural tranquillity, then Treverra Cottage is an ideal holiday location…

Sengan-en

Deep in the south of Kyushu, across the bay from a smoking active volcano, lies one of Japan’s most treasured stately homes and landscape gardens…

Vintage Travel

Our wide selection of properties covers everything from ancient, historic houses in rural areas to modern day contemporary homes close to beaches…

Kirker Holidays

Kirker Holidays offers a wide range of escorted Cultural Tours, including garden holidays in the company of expert horticulturalists…

Susan Worner Tours

Small groups of garden enthusiasts travel with us, plants people and those fascinated by garden design and history…

HIKOI Garden Tours

We offer inspirational journeys primarily for landscape professionals and garden enthusiasts to countries all over the world…

Leger Holidays

Leger Holidays’ collection of flower and garden escorted tours take you to the most verdant spectacles…