Gardens of the Cotswolds

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Experience spectacular scenery and beautiful gardens on our Gardens of Cotswolts Tour. The Cotswolds, a beautiful region in England loved by many. If you love gardens this is the place to visit with…

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Experience spectacular scenery and beautiful gardens on our Gardens of Cotswolts Tour. The Cotswolds, a beautiful region in England loved by many.

If you love gardens this is the place to visit with gardens ranging from the formal to informal cottage style. The region spreads from Oxford  to Malmesbury and gardens include Highgrove House home to Prince Charles. This tour is based near the elegant spa town of Cheltenham and includes public and private gardens.

You are guaranteed a great mixture of secret gardens, magnificent vistas, herbaceous borders with scented English roses and hundreds and hundreds of flowering plants that burst with colour.

Below is a sample Garden’s of the Cotswalts Itinerary, all our tours and itineraries are curated to your specific group requirements. Email us at groups@marathontravel.ie to receive your tailor-made quote, curated to your specific requirements

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Day 1

Morning

Meet at Dublin Airport for your flight to Birmingham where your luxury coach and driver will be awaiting your arrival.

Afternoon

The first stop of your tour is Stockton Bury Garden. This garden was created by Raymond Treasure and Gordon Fenn and is a tribute to their vast knowledge of plants and design.

Evening

In the evening your coach will transfer you to your hotel in Cheltenham where you can relax and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Day 2

Morning

A delicious breakfast will be served at the hotel before you travel by coach to Hidcote Manor Gardens in Broadway.

Afternoon

After a morning enjoying Hidcote you will be whisked off to Kiftsgate Court Gardens
designed by three generations of women.

Evening

In the evening your coach and driver will drop you back to Cheltenham where you can relax after a long day of exploring spectacular scenery.

Day 3

Morning

Enjoy a leisurely morning in the hotel where a delightful breakfast will be served. Your coach will transfer you into Cheltenham where you will have the morning to explore.

Afternoon

This afternoon you will visit Bourton House Garden; this award-winning three-acre garden surrounds a fine 18th century Manor House.

Evening

In the evening your coach and driver will drop you back to your hotel where you can relax after a day wondering gardens of the Cotswolds.

Day 4

Morning

After your final breakfast in the hotel you will visit Meadow Farm Garden & Nursery

Afternoon

In the afternoon before catching your flight you will visit Coughton Court with time to wander through their Gardens.

Evening

In the evening your coach will transfer you to Birmingham airport where you will catch your flight back to Ireland.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE Gardens of the Cotswolds TOUR?

  • Return flight from Ireland to UK
  • Coach Transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • 3 Nights stay in 4* Hotel in Cheltenham
  • Breakfasts each morning
  • Entrance to Stockton Bury Garden
  • Entrance to Hidcote Manor Gardens
  • Entrance to Kiftsgate Court Gardens
  • Entrance to Bourton House Garden
  • Entrance to Meadow Farm Garden & Nursery
  • Entrance to Coughton Court
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • Online Booking System for your Group
  • Designated Account Manager to look after you from your initial quote until you return home

CAN ITINERARIES BE CHANGED AND ADJUSTED?

Our Gardening Holidays Packages vary in price depending on your groups requirements. Prices vary depending on the dates you wish to travel and how many people will travel as part of the group.

Please email: groups@marathontravel.ie for further information or call our offices on +3531 4755010 ext. 4 and one of our team will be happy to assist.

DO YOU NEED A PASSPORT TO TRAVEL TO THE UK?

A passport is required for travel by air to the UK. Your passport must be valid up to your return date.

HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU NEED TO QUALIFY AS A GROUP?

We offer group packages for groups of 15 people up to 100 people. The more the merrier!

DO YOU OFFER NATIONWIDE PICK UPS?

We do indeed! Your driver and luxury coach will pick you up from your designated pick up point and will accompany you for the duration of your trip.

HOW DOES YOUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM WORK?

Once you have received your quote and are happy to proceed with your group booking we will create your personalized secure online booking and payment portal.

We can include your group / club logo on the landing page.

We will then forward the group leader a link which can be forwarded to your members. Each person can then individually log in, book their place and make their payment. Saving you the hassle of collecting and dealing with cash!

IS YOUR ONLINE BOOKING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM SECURE?

Yes, 100%. Our booking portal complies with all GDPR regulations and guidelines.

We use SAGEPAY as our payment system that is completely secure and safe for your group to use!

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