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CVRS SW England Garden Tour


May 14 – 25, 2015

Folks-this is it!! The English garden tour of a lifetime in the spring of 2015.  Building on a series of successful Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society tours including last year’s 5 day California and Oregon redwood forest and garden trip we are heading for the UK in 2015. You are welcome to join our group of dedicated British Columbia garden enthusiasts on this exciting trip, have fun,  make new friends and create great memories.

Our 11 day tour includes 13 world class gardens and historic sites in Southwest England.  Many of our stops are United Nations World Heritage Sites.  Local guides and garden specialists will assist where available and provide unique insights into British culture, the attractions and their gardens.

Final pricing will be confirmed following a dry run of the tour and will be based on any changes in currency between Canadian $ and British Pounds.  The total cost is in the range of about $3000 (not including air fares which are your responsibility) for double room and will be confirmed by December 2014.  Single accommodation is available for about $700 extra.

For more info contact  or 250 743 9882.  Don’t wait-this tour will sell out quickly.

View 25-Year History of our Chapter

Ian Efford has published the "Rhodo Book" (December 2013). This book contains a 25-year history of the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society. View the "Rhodo Book": Celebrating The First 25 Years – by Ian Efford and the first errata.