2013 welcomes a great range of fabulous flower shows for you to enjoy. Wake up from the cold winter into the spring fresh air and beautiful landscapes. These are fantastic events for those who admire stunning arrays of flower displays, gain useful gardening tips, appreciate special arts and crafts and great food and are looking for inspiration to kick start their gardening. Below is a list of flower show holidays featuring throughout the spring, summer and autumn of 2013, travelling by a range of fantastic tour operators.
Harrogate Flower Show – 25th-28th April (Spring) and 13th-15th September (Autumn)
The spring show is the opening event of the spring and summer gardening season, famous for its daffodil show and early season tulip show. The Autumn show allows thousands of gardeners to come to together and celebrate the year’s successful harvest and look forward to the next. At Harrogate Flower Shows, you will see magnificent displays of flower arrangements, where you can be inspired and have the opportunity to buy gardening accessories, arts and crafts and great country foods. Travel with: David Urquhart, Edwards, Crusader, Glenton, Skills, Woods, Eastons, Whytes or Laver.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 – 21st-25th May
This year is a landmark year for Chelsea Flower Show as they reach their 100 year anniversary, with a great line up of show gardens looking back at a display from 1903-2013, showing off new exciting plants alongside old favourites. The show has been held in the grounds of the Chelsea Hospital every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars. Despite now beaten by Hampton Court, it used to be Britain’s largest flower show, but is still the most significant and is the show most associated with the royal family, who attend the opening day every year. Travel with: Shearings, Gold Crest, Leger, David Urquhart, Skills, Diamond, Glenton Palmer, Omega, Caledonian, Truronian, Wilfreda Beehive, CAB Travel or Bullocks Coaches.
RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show – 9th-14th July
This year, the show is mixing the beauty of one of the greatest flower shows with the fun and excitement of a remarkable summer festival. Discover a combination of superb gardens along with the change to see planting and country crafts, fine dining with astounding floral displays, live music, shopping and fantastic food, as well as an evening of fun and fireworks. Travel with: Shearings, David Urquhart, Glenton Palmer, Skills, Diamond, Omega Holidays, Edwards, Angela Holidays, Orient Express, Oates Travel, CAB Travel, Radley Holidays or Applebys Coach Holidays.
RHS Flower Show Tatton Park – 25th-28th July and Ladies Day – 26th July
Tatton Park Flower Show is well known for its competitions and innovations, visit the North’s greatest garden party full of fresh ideas. See fruit and veg growing at the Great British Allotment area or head to the Floral Marquee for a peek at ornamental plants. Why not make a date for Ladies Day on Friday 26th July for that extra touch of glamour. Travel with: David Urquhart, Shearings, Edwards, Wilfreda Beehive, Diamond, Skills, Glenton Palmer or CAB Travel.
Malvern Spring Gardening Show – 9th -12th May
Wander around the fabulous collection of show gardens, including the new range of themed gardens based on the Tour De France 100th anniversary. Pick up gardening tips from the experts at the Landscaping Live area, Allotment Theatre and the Plant Pavilions, and take a stroll around the Floral Marquee. Travel with: Shearings, Crusader or Eastons.
Southport Flower Show – 15th-19th August
The show features stunning show gardens, wonderful flower and vegetable displays, specialist foods, books and celebrity guests, all of which located in Victoria Park. Travel with: David Urquhart, Shearings, Gold Crest, Skills, Caledonian, Woods Travel, Edwards or Wilfreda Beehive.
A visit to any one of these stunning flower shows will provide a unique day out for all, so forget the stress of booking tickets, accommodation and travel, simply book a holiday with us and everything will be sorted and organised for you! We have a great selection of operators which offer tours to these fantastic events, with a range of itineraries allowing you to make the most of your day at the event and maybe visit popular sightseeing surroundings.
The tours that have been linked throughout are just a selection of holidays that we have to offer, to search for all our Flower Show tours for 2013 with all our operators from your departure area, please visit our website at www.coachholidays.com or call our friendly reservation team on 0845 330 3747.