Gardens of South-East England Spring Tour 2024


Thank you for your support! This tour is now at capacity. Stay tuned for plans for 2025!


Join our amazing horticulturists Todd Boland, Meg McCarthy, and Tim Walsh as they lead you through eight of the most beautiful gardens in Southeast England on this 10 day tour. Home base will be Memorial University’s Harlow Campus, just 40 minutes outside London, providing a wonderful opportunity to experience this little piece of Newfoundland & Labrador abroad.

Travel Dates: April 17 & 26 (Participants are responsible for booking their own travel.)
Tour Dates: April 18 – April 25
Tour Fee per person: $3800 CDN single occupancy; $3450 CDN double occupancy (+HST)
Deposit of $500 CDN required at registration. Balance due no later than March 1, 2024.

Refund policy: The $500 deposit is refundable, less 15% administration fee, until March 1, 2024. After this date any fees paid are non-refundable.

Note: This is a walking tour of botanical gardens. Participants must be sufficiently fit to manage seven days straight of all-day physical activity.

Day trips to:
Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew
RHS Wisley
Great Dixter House & Gardens
Hyde Hall
Bressingham Gardens
Beth Chatto's Plants & Gardens
Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Tour Fee Includes:

9 nights’ accommodations at Memorial University’s Harlow Campus
9 Breakfasts and 4 Suppers
Garden admissions
Tour Guide fees
Coach transportation to and from the gardens

Not included:
Transportation between your point of departure and Harlow; lunches; items of a personal nature, including insurance, alcoholic beverages, etc.


Wednesday, April 17

Participants arrive and check in at Harlow Residence

Thursday, April 18

Day 1 of Tour - Cambridge Botanic Garden

Friday, April 19

Day 2 of Tour - Hyde Hall

Saturday, April 20

Day 3 of Tour - Great Dixter and Sissingham

Sunday, April 21

Day 4 of Tour - Bressingham

Monday, April 22

Free Day

Tuesday, April 23

Day 5 of Tour - RHS Wisley

Wednesday, April 24

Day 6 of Tour - Kew Gardens

Thursday, April 25

Day 7 of Tour - Beth Chatto's Garden

Friday, April 26

Participants check out and leave for airport