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English Garden Visit Homestay

English Garden Visit Homestay

Enjoy talking with private garden owners
Learning how to combine colours in the garden.

This homestay is designed for those people who are interested in visiting and learning about the hidden treasure of middle England's private and public gardens! Enjoy this rare English Garden Visit Homestay to relax in these fine gardens, either individually or in a small, friendly group.

An English Garden Visit Homestay with Homestay England will give you the special opportunity to spend time in pretty private gardens that large tour parties do not have access to. These friendly family garden visits offer wonderful photo opportunities due to their privacy.

Visit beautiful private gardens and meet the owners.
Private garden relaxing

The individual or small group arrangement gives you the opportunity to chat with real private garden owners over tea in their own gardens. The gardening secrets they share with you are invaluable, as is the professional gardening information given to you by your guide.

This exciting garden visit homestay offers the fascinating contrast of smaller private gardens with the grandeur of historical public English gardens, such as the world famous Chatsworth. This excellent English landscape garden designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown offers you an unforgettable and full day. The impressive gift shops stock high quality items.

The magnificent Cascade at Chatsworth
.The wonderful Belton House and Garden

This relaxed Garden Visit Homestay offers the flexibility of having ample time to fully enjoy the spacious grandeur of splendid public gardens such as the English parkland, Dutch and Italian gardens of Belton House. Door-to door transport ensures that you are not too tired, despite taking healthy walks in such magnificent gardens.

Have fun at Barnsdale Gardens. This interesting and colourful collection of 37 small gardens is a gardener's delight, offering many ideas for the beautiful design and planting of smaller gardens and balconies. Whether your key interests are flowers, herbs, shrubs, fruit or vegetables, Barnsdale has some gardening ideas that you will love!

Having fun in the cottage garden at Barnsdale
Homestay guests at Barnsdale.

**Dates available from March to October **

English Garden Visit Homestay Package Price:
7 Day (6 Nights) £1,145.00

Package includes the following :-

Private bedroom
Transport to and from the local Grantham railway station
English tutor or tour guide
All tuition and material fees
Transport to and from venues
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

7 Day Example Schedule:

Day 1: Arrival at your homestay destination (p.m.)

Day 2: Barnsdale (a.m)
Visit Barnsdale garden which was created during the production of BBC Gardener's World programme on national television for 17 years. This garden for all seasons is made up of 37 small individual gardens of various styles.

Relaxation time (p.m.)
Relax in the peaceful garden, home, village or surrounding countryside.

Day 3: Private garden No. 1 (a.m.)
Relax in a pretty local private garden.

Private garden No.2 (p.m.)
Visit a local private garden to look at the garden and chat with the owner over tea.

Day 4: Chatsworth House and Garden (All day)
Visit what is said by many to be the finest country house and garden in England. Known as the "Palace of the Peak," Chatsworth is a stately home with immense beauty and has one of Europe's leading art collections. The garden has been designed over the centuries by Britain’s'leading garden designers and is a wonderful example of an English landscape garden designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown.

Day 5: Relaxation time (a.m.)
Relax in the peaceful garden, home, village or surrounding countryside.

Private garden No.3 (p.m.)
Visit the last of the private gardens.

Day 6: Garden Centre visit (a.m.)
Visit a local garden centre to see plants and other gardening merchandise on sale. You may want to pick up a bargain!!

Belton House and Garden (p.m.)
Visit Belton House, one of the finest 17th century country houses in England. Inside Belton House is a stunning array of decoration, paintings and furniture and it is no surprise that it has been a favourite place to visit by many of England's royal family over the centuries. In the 19th century the gardens were restored to their George ll glory.

Day 7: Departure to your onward destination (a.m.)