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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.  In conjunction with Anderson Tours UK we are heading for Britain in the spring of 2015.   Our 11 day tour includes 11 world class gardens and several historic sites in Southwest England on a deluxe coach. Starting at the Kew Botanic Garden on day 1 after your arrival from Canada we have a welcome `event at the Holiday Inn M4 Heathrow hotel the first night. 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. Our final garden stop is the famous Royal Chelsea Garden Show. On our last day we tour downtown London. 

The total cost is  $3250  (not including air fares which are your responsibility) per person for double room. Single accommodation is available for $800 extra. This all inclusive price includes most of the in country costs except lunches.

Participants should be in good physical condition as there is a fair amount of garden and site walking on this tour but no vigourous hikes. Final 4 and 5 star hotel selection is now completed and our final hotel for the last three days of this tour is the Novotel Heathrow, very close to Heathrow airport.

 For more info contact  or 250 743 9882.

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.