Staying at The Bull Hotel
2 DAYS | 2nd March 2019
First we visit Chiswick House and Gardens, a magnificent neo-Palladian villa set in 65 acres of beautiful historic gardens and conservatory which houses the world famous Camellia collection. Our second visit takes us to the famous Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew to admire the Orchid Festival. This year the inspiration for the 24th annual Orchid Festival comes from Colombia, with it’s unparalleled biodiversity and vibrant culture. Colombia’s landscape is as diverse as the flora and fauna that inhabit it and is home to more orchid species than anywhere else in the world.
Our accommodation for our stay; is The Bull Hotel a 17th Century building set in beautiful landscaped gardens it is situated in the charming town of Gerrards Cross overlooking the Common. Seasonal produce is served in the hotel’s restaurant; the hotel also boasts a conservatory lounge overlooking the terraced gardens as well as the Jack Shrimpton’s bar, named after the notorious highwayman. All bedrooms offer modern facilities and the hotel has a lift.
We depart making a stop for coffee en-route to Chiswick House and Gardens where we spend the remainder of the day. We will have time for a late lunch and to visit the house, the gardens and the world famous Camellia collection. Late afternoon we board the coach for the short journey to the hotel. Dinner then evening at leisure.
After a relaxed breakfast we venture to The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew for the fabulous Orchid Festival. You will have free time to explore both the gardens and the orchid festival. There is a land train that operates in the garden making it easier to see all the sights (book and payable on the day), and plenty of places to enjoy coffee and lunch. Mid-afternoon we board the coach and head for home. We will make a comfort stop en-route and aim to arrive in the Macclesfield area mid-evening.
£138.00 per person sharing twin/double
£15.00 single room supplement
£17.50 insurance per person, inc. IPT