11-Day Colorful Cotswold and Cornwall Garden Tour
Tour Style: Tailor-made tour
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- Day 1
Say hello to London. On your arrival at airport, our driver guide will greet and escort you to the hotel. The rest of day is at leisure for you to explore the city on your own. An advice for you: shop at Oxford Street or enjoy the opera in West End.
- Day 2
Today’s tour will satisfy your dream of staying in the “paradise” on the earth. Drive to Cornwall and enjoy your lunch at Stourhead, followed by having a leisure stroll in these stunning gardens with colorful flowers and leavers.
- Day 4
This morning, lose yourself in Savill Garden in Windsor, which is famous for its classical design: different gardens are designed in different styles, such as four season gardens grow different season plants. Drive to Winchcombe in the Cotswold for a visit to the mysterious Sudeley Castle, the only one private castle in England that have a queen buried within its grounds.
- Day 5
Today discover another two characteristic gardens. Have a stroll in the fairy tale Trebah gardens before transferring to the Lizard Peninsula for a relatively new garden Bonython where enjoy the restored walled garden, the color - themed herbaceous borders and wonderful small lakes.
Overnight: St Ives
- Day 6
Today you will have a whole day London tour. In the morning, explore the famous Big Ben, the grand Houses of Parliament, the amazing Westminster Abbey and awe-inspiring Buckingham Palace. In the afternoon, visit Hampton Court Palace - the most magnificent palace at that age all over the country, before discovering Maze and the Privy Garden.
- Day 7
Start today’s exploration of the Land's End peninsula with firstly visit a new garden Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. Drive towards west and stop at St Just for lunch and a brief tour, followed by taking a stroll on Cape Cornwall or 'Old Land's End'. Next, visit the picturesque garden Chygurno before enjoying the view of the lovely fishing village of Mousehole. After that, drive back to St lves.
Overnight: St Ives
- Day 8
Drive to St Mawes for the view of Tudor Fort at the head of peninsula, then enjoy the stuning valleys, sunken lanes of the Roseland peninsula, followed by visiting Trewithen which is covered by the beautiful magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons and exploring the breath - taking Caerhays.
- Day 9
In the morning, explore the famous Lost Gardens of Heligan, a garden in the style that different areas with different design styles. After lunch, take a stop at Lanhydrock House for its breath - taking view of herbaceous borders, parterre and the colorful gardens, followed by strolling along the cliffs above Bedruthan Steps at the north Cornish coast.
- Day 10
Today explore the spectacular Eden Project and amazed at its adjoining domes housing various plants collected from all over the world. After that, drive towards Bath, a town desidged a World Heritage Site in 1987. On arrival, have a good rest or explore the town on your own.
- Day 11
In Bath, you will explore the Roman Baths and visit Royal Crescent. Decorated in Italian style and built between 1767 and 1774, Royal Crescent just looks like a crescent moon composed of 30 terraced buildings and 114 columns. Next spend some time walking in tranquil Iford Manor before driving back to London.
- Day 12Free at leisure before our driver guide escort you to the airport and fly to your next destination.