Great days out with the RHS

Date Posted: 26/01/2015

A day out at an RHS garden or visit to an RHS flower show is one of the highlights of the gardening year.

The Royal Horticultural Society offers special rates for groups of 10 or more people and a variety of benefits which include free entry for the group travel organiser*, free entry for the coach driver*, free coach parking** and a free refreshment voucher for the coach driver**.

Group benefits vary between RHS gardens and flower shows, so check the website before you book.

For more information visit rhs.org.uk/groups.  

RHS Gardens Groups Bookings: 0207-821 3170

RHS Flower Show Groups Booking: 0800-358 0058

Kick off the New Year at RHS Garden Wisley with a beautiful and captivating range of gardens, bursting with seasonal colours and scents. Visit the RHS Garden Wisley Spring Craft Fair between 29th April and 4th May and browse the local craft stalls; a real treat for the senses.

Wander around the Spring Plant Fairs and get expert advice from top nurseries or treat yourself to something new for the garden at RHS Garden Harlow Carr Spring Plant Fair on 3rd May. Harlow Carr highlights include the colourful main borders, streamside and scented gardens, the alpine zone, woodland walks and wildflower meadows with a twist.

Browse the RHS Garden Hyde Hall Essex Craft & Design Show between 2nd and 4th May and discover contemporary craftspeople and a fantastic range of arts, jewellery, and more. Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing year round interest and colour whatever the weather.

As summer draws closer why not visit RHS Garden Rosemoor for Rose Weekend between 20th and 21st June, and experience the South West’s largest rose collection, listen to talks from the experts and watch stunning floral demonstrations. Rosemoor is a garden of intoxicating beauty retaining the essence of rural North Devon within a backdrop of steep wooded valley sides.

Top tours at the gardens

Don’t forget to make the most of your visit to an RHS garden by creating a day out tailored especially for your group. The RHS offers a variety of talks and tours, where you and your group can discover the history of how they came to be and see what’s looking good in the garden. There is always something new to see as the gardens continually develop throughout the seasons and the gardeners try out new planting schemes.

All tours and talks are subject to availability and are charged in addition to your entry to the garden.

Fabulous flower shows

Whichever flower show you visit, you can be sure to discover the most eye-catching, inspirational plant and garden design, alongside bold new ideas and innovations from experts. As well as shopping experiences, delightful dining and entertainment, all set in ravishing historical surroundings.

RHS Flower Show Cardiff (17 – 19 April) RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (30 June – 5 July) and RHS Flower Show Tatton Park (22 – 26 July).

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