Luxury Garden Tours

Decorative Arts & Gardens of England
(9 Days)
London, Cotswolds

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(8 Days)
Versailles, Loire Valley, Paris & Giverny

Garden Tour of Italy
(10 Days)
Lake Como, Florence & Tuscany, Rome & Tivoli

Garden Tour of Japan
(13 Days)
Tokyo & Omiya, Kurashiki & Okayama, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Tokyo

Gardens of the Netherlands
(8 days)
Amsterdam with Keukenhof Gardens, Leiden, Delft & Gelderland

Garden Tour of Portugal
(9 Days)
Porto & Douro Valley, Sintra & Cascais, Lisbon

Design & Gardens Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo with Monreale & Agrigento, Taormina with Mount Etna & Syracuse


Decorative Arts & Gardens of England

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
London, Cotswolds

This private luxury tour includes some of the most beautiful and historically significant decorative arts sites and gardens in England, with a focus on locations in and around London and the Cotswolds.

Begin in London, one of the world's great cities. During in-depth flexible private touring, explore some of the city's most exquisite gardens and decorative arts highlights according to your interests. Perhaps visit incredible museums around the city such as the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, the Wallace Collection, Sir John Soane's Museum, the Tate Modern or the Tate Britain, and the Garden Museum. Other attractions include Red House, the residence of Arts & Crafts innovator William Morris; Syon House, a historic estate and garden; Eltham Palace, a model of Art Deco opulence; and Leighton House Museum, a studio-house with Orientalist interiors. Explore some of our favorite London neighborhoods and elegant residential districts to see historic attractions, walk through beautiful squares and hidden gardens, and browse specialty markets and shops.

Upon request, Artisans of Leisure will also arrange reservations for dining and afternoon tea, book tickets to performances, and provide recommendations for the best shopping in London. Accommodation is at one of London's best luxury hotels.

Next, you will be transferred to the Cotswolds, a picturesque region of charming villages, beautiful gardens and grand estates among rolling hills and farmland. With your private guide, see a variety of English garden styles, including famous gardens such as Barnsley House Gardens, Hidcote Manor Garden and Kiftsgate Court Gardens. Also tour country estates and browse local shops dedicated to the traditional design still thriving in the Cotswolds.

End your tour with time in London for additional touring according to your interests.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive London

Private arrival transfer to hotel for 4 nights

Day 2 London

Full-day private city tour

Day 3 London & environs

Full-day private touring focused on art, decorative arts and gardens

Day 4 London & environs

Full-day private touring focused on art, decorative arts and gardens

Day 5 London – Cotswolds

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring en route

Day 6 Cotswolds

Full-day private tour including noted gardens, renowned shops and country estates

Day 7 Cotswolds – London

Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights, with touring en route

Day 8 London

Half-day private tour. Afternoon tea reservation

Day 9 Depart London

Private airport transfer


Hotels
London: Claridge's, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, The Ritz London, Belmond Cadogan Hotel or The Berkeley
Cotswolds:

Buckland Manor


Cost
$16,145 Per person (based on double occupancy)

Luxury Garden Tours

Decorative Arts & Gardens of England
(9 Days)
London, Cotswolds

Garden Tour of France
(8 Days)
Versailles, Loire Valley, Paris & Giverny

Garden Tour of Italy
(10 Days)
Lake Como, Florence & Tuscany, Rome & Tivoli

Garden Tour of Japan
(13 Days)
Tokyo & Omiya, Kurashiki & Okayama, Kyoto, Kanazawa, Tokyo

Gardens of the Netherlands
(8 days)
Amsterdam with Keukenhof Gardens, Leiden, Delft & Gelderland

Garden Tour of Portugal
(9 Days)
Porto & Douro Valley, Sintra & Cascais, Lisbon

Design & Gardens Tour of Sicily
(8 Days)
Palermo with Monreale & Agrigento, Taormina with Mount Etna & Syracuse


Testimonials

We are all back from a wonderful trip to Japan. Thanks for getting us into the two private gardens. They were high points of the Kyoto trip. I came away with a historical feel for the aesthetic of Japan.
~ J.M., Chenqua, WI

We loved the guides and drivers, museums and gardens, dinners and accommodations in Brussels and Amsterdam. Perfection!
~ S.S.& J.S., Chappaqua, NY

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