About RHS Garden Holidays

Discover beautiful gardens of the world with our tailored tours

Our RHS Garden Holidays are the perfect choice for your next trip. Developed by our experienced team in partnership with specialist tour operator Brightwater Holidays, they will transport you to some of the world’s most wonderful private and public gardens.

There are 33 horticulture-themed holidays around the UK, Europe and worldwide. Alongside perennial favourites such as Italy, France, Japan and UK holidays to Devon, Cornwall and the Cotswolds, there are some fantastic new itineraries for 2017-18.

Choose from Marrakech and Flowers of the Atlas, visiting some of the exciting new gardens in Morocco including that of Tom Stuart-Smith; Yunnan: In the footsteps of the Plant Hunters to see endemic species in their natural environment or Wildflowers of Western Australia which will showcase some of the 12,000 native species.

Closer to home are some unique new holidays such as Gardens of Surrey and Hampshire which includes either RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show or RHS Wisley Flower Show, Private Gardens of East Anglia, and Private Gardens of Guernsey and Sark.


  • Maximum group size of 28 on all escorted holidays
  • RHS hosts including horticulturists, garden designers and garden writers on many tours
  • RHS gardens and many RHS flower shows included in the tours
  • World-famous gardens including Giverny, Ninfa, Sissinghurst, Great Dixter and Majorelle
  • Wide selection of public and private gardens, nurseries, garden charity projects, national parks, plantations and vineyards

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Call 020 3735 1855 or email holidays@rhs.org.uk to speak to an expert


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UK Holidays

These include memorable experiences such as visits to the new RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, RHS President Nicholas Bacon Bt’s garden at Raveningham Hall in Norfolk, Vita Sackville-West’s much-loved garden at Sissinghurst and a private tour of Raymond Evison’s clematis nursery on Guernsey.

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Worldwide Holidays

See many of our favourite plants in their native countries, including Douglas Fir in Oregon, wisteria and gentians in Yunnan, Japan’s cherry blossom, proteas in South Africa and not forgetting the all-important tea plantations in Sri Lanka.

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European Holidays

Discover the broad range of European garden designs from the classical Italian gardens of Tuscany and the Italian Lakes to the romantic gardens of Ninfa and Giverny, as well as the Islamic-inspired gardens of Andalucia to the sub-tropical gardens of the French Riviera.

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