Literary English Garden Tour 2015
strolling through Jane Austen's garden with the head gardener ..... visiting the
greatest flower show on earth - the Chelsea Flower Show (photo left) ...... and
visiting Gilbert White's house, The Wakes. Gilbert White is widely
considered to be the world's first ecologist, and was the author of The Natural
History and Antiquities of Selborne, published in 1789.
You'll experience all this and more by joining
tour leader Carol Chernega for a 2017 tour of her favorite literary
gardens. Carol's the author of A Dream House: Exploring the Literary
Homes of England. Visiting the homes and gardens of these classic English writers
with Carol will give you added insight into their writing.
will enjoy seeing exemplary representations of English garden style.
The 2017 English Garden Tour includes visits to:
|The world-famous Chelsea Flower Show sponsored by the Royal
|Jane Austen's House Museum, aka Chawton Cottage, Jane Austen's home the last 8 years of her
|The Wakes, Gilbert White's home|
|The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett's home|
|Lamb House, home to both Henry James and E.F. Benson,
author of the Mapp & Lucia novels|
|A walking tour of London gardens with a fabulous London
|A tour of the Kensington Roof Garden|
|Queen Eleanor's medieval garden in Winchester|
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Here's what past participants have said about our
"It was a delightful trip, very well organized. We all profited from
your familiarity with England." Marian E.
"I don't know how you could improve this vacation except by issuing new feet
each day!" Sandy C.
The tour will take place from May 20 to May 28, 2017 if we get
at least 16 people registered by November 15, 2016. If not, we may change
the dates to July and include the Hampton
Court Palace Flower Show instead of Chelsea.
Contact Carol Chernega for a tour itinerary and registration form.
What you should know about our English Tours:
|We arrange private events not available on the usual group tour.|
|Daily events are usually limited to two per day. This way you'll
have plenty of time to enjoy each garden, rather than feeling rushed.|
|You'll have time each day to explore on your own.|
|The tour is organized by Carol Chernega, but the travel
arrangements and garden visits will be booked by Liberty Travel who will handle
payments and plane reservations for those leaving from America.|
|Carol Chernega is your personal tour leader. Carol
has traveled to England 20 times since her first trip in 1997. Several of
those trips were devoted to researching her book, A Dream House: Exploring the
Literary Homes of England. Her experience makes her uniquely
qualified to take you on this literary journey to England's gardens. For
more about Carol, click here|
|We usually meet at Newark or a New York airport and travel together from
|We require a minimum of 16 people and a maximum of 24 people.|
|Private themed tours can be created for your own group.
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