An afternoon visit to Bramdean Gardens, one of Hampshire’s most spectacular. Famed for their magnificent mirror-image herbaceous borders; a garden of splendid colour, form & structure (refreshments inc.).
Portsmouth for supper (inc.) before settling into our overnight accommodation aboard Portsmouth/Cherbourg ferry, in two-berth en-suite cabins.
Giverny, the palette, design and essence of Monet;
We arrive at Giverny as they open to receive their first guests of the day, via the pre-booked group entrance. The entire morning is yours to soak up the atmosphere of Giverny gardens, house and artist’s studio.
3 course lunch at La Halle aux Grains,Vernon.
Les Jardins du Chateau du Champs de Bataille – think Alnwick Gardens meet Versaille.
Evening at leisure in Honfleur with option of a quayside supper.
Overnight accommodation aboard Portsmouth/Cherbourg ferry, in two-berth en-suite cabins.
Royal Hotel, Winchester, for breakfast (inc.) followed by another horticultural delight t.b.c.
Tuesday 10th – Thursday 12th September
Price £345:00 per person,
(deposit £100.00 per person)
Entry to Bramdean, Giverny, Les Jardins du Chateaux de Champ de Bataille and a fourth “garden”.
Two night’s accommodation aboard Portsmouth/Cherbourg ferry, in two-berth en-suite cabins.
Meals as listed (inc.).
All coach travel from and to pick up points.
Cathy, our translator and I will accompany you throughout.
Departing Woking and/or Guildford, Surrey, mainline railway station 13.00 hrs/13.30 hrs
It is essential you have your own comprehensive insurance.
To register interest please email firstname.lastname@example.org
It is possible for people with limited annual leave to meet and depart the tour at Portsmouth Harbour mainline railway station thereby using only one precious day. Please ask for details when booking.