How to use Garden Travel Hub
Garden Travel Hub has garden tours, garden events and garden stays from all over the world for you to browse through at your leisure, or search through if you’re looking for something specific. It also has Armchair Traveller where you can read stories about garden travel by garden lovers, or find guides to our favourite garden travel destinations.
Garden Tours are longer tours, usually escorted, and including many meals, entry fees and extras, like a horticulturist host and access to private gardens opening exclusively for the tour group. Garden Tours include cruises, with many additional onboard facilities, but it will also include some self-guided tours.
Garden Events are typically 1-4 days long and include garden shows,garden expos, garden fairs, garden festivals and special garden events as well as some shorter guided tour options, are often visiting those same special one-off events.
Garden Stays are properties that offer a unique garden experience for the independent traveller. Choose from luxury hotels, small B&Bs and comfortable guesthouses, each of them surrounded by a delightful garden.
Searching for garden tours, garden events and garden stays
Browse through everything that Garden Travel Hub has to tempt you with just a click on either ‘Garden Tours’ or ‘Garden Events’ or ‘Garden Stays’ on the Home Page then scroll down to see everything on offer. Click ‘View Tour/Stay ‘ to see all the details about each tour or event, including full itineraries, hosts, prices, luscious photo galleries and how to book.
Search by using one of the 2 easy search options to find something specific.
1. Advanced search – need to limit your search to specific dates, or regions? Click Garden Travel Hub’s search icon on the Home Page to enter details about your available dates, which part of the world you want to explore, what size tour and accommodation standard you’d prefer, and even things like whether you need a tour with disability access. You can select multiple choices for each search option, and you don’t need to select alternatives for things that are not relevant to you – just click the drop-down menus and check the boxes for what’s important to you and click ‘Search’.
2. Keyword Search – are you looking for any tour that includes a special highlight, such as the Chelsea Flower Show? Just enter that key word in the search on the menu bar, and you’ll find all the tours, events, guides, stories and stays that include that term.
Buying tours and garden stays
Once you’ve found the right garden tour, garden mini break or garden stay for you (and you will!), simply click through to the company’s website to buy your tour or accommodation, or ask any more questions. Many are quite flexible about adding extra time, or even meeting a tour en-route rather than starting ex your own country, so if you’ve any queries, they will be ready to help you.