Experience days for Garden Lovers
For garden lovers, what about giving them an experience day they'll remember & enjoy?
Garden experiences could include garden tours in a group or simple visits where the lucky recipient can just enjoy strolling through beautiful gardens taking in the sights.
So here are some garden gift experiences. When you click through to go to the retailer, please check locations, prices, T&Cs & voucher expiry dates and info specific to the experience before you buy.
|Visit to Kew Gardens and Palace with Cream Tea for Two, Richmond |
Explore Kew Gardens and tuck into a Cream Tea! Kew Gardens is a 326 acre UNESCO World Heritage Site and it has plant life from around the world, so there's plenty to see and do. Just some of the things you can have access to are the Royal Kitchens, Palm House, Rose Garden, The Princess of Wales Conservatory (and more!). Then head to the Orangery for a self-service treat of a cream tea. Available from Virgin Experience Days
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|Bluebell Railway Steam Train Trip and Visit to Wakehurst Place Botanic Garden for Two, Sussex |
£63.00 for two people
Take a trip for two up and down a heritage railway line on The Bluebell Railway and see some beautifully restored steam trains, and also enjoy entry for two to Wakehurst Place which is the country estate of the famous Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and home to home to the world’s largest seed conservation project. You will need to get yourself between venues. Available from Virgin Experience Days
|Gardener for the Day at Chester Zoo, Chester |
Head to Chester Zoo for a garden experience when you'll join the zoo's qualified and highly skilled gardening team for a day! You'll work behind the scenes in the glasshouses, where the botanists care for five plant collections of national importance. You must be over 18. More info
National Botanic Garden of Wales Visit for Two, Carmarthenshire
Visit to Kew Gardens with Afternoon Tea at The Botanical for Two
|Become a Gardener for a Day at The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland |
Receive expert tuition from a professional Alnwick gardener and develop your green-fingered skills during this half day’s hands-on gardening experience. Afterwards, explore the delights this garden has to offer. You will also receive a beautiful Alnwick Rose to take home as a memento of your day. Click here to buy this gift from Virgin Experience Days
|Terrarium Workshop with Prosecco, London |
This is a workshop with a bit of a difference - the expert florist will give you a talk full of information about terrariums - how to design the little garden, the soil, the drainage, how to get your plants thriving, plus aftercare and tips to keep them healthy. Then rollup your sleeves and dig in to make a terrarium of your own! Enjoy a glass of Prosecco, too! Available from Virgin Experience Days
Bee Keeping in Kent
|Afternoon Tea with Garden Entry for Two at The Salutation, Kent |
Was £60, now £44
The Salutation was designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1911. There are 3.7 acres of beautiful gardens and they divide into symmetrical "rooms", each with a purpose. They have an interesting mix of heirloom, rare and drought-tolerant plants which create longer seasons of interest. This gift experience includes entry to the gardens and an Afternoon Tea for two. Available from Buy a Gift
Visit to The British Airways i360 and Borde Hill Gardens for Two, Sussex
|Behind the Scenes Tour for Two and a Treehouse Lunch at The Alnwick Garden in Northumberland |
Guided by a member of staff, learn about the incredible engineering which allowed the Belgian deisgners to create the Grand Cascade. It sees 7260 gallons of water flow through it every minute. Then it's a delicious three course lunch in the Treehouse Lunch with free time to explore the garden. Available from Virgin Experience Days
One Night Break at Stoberry House and Gardens
Send them a Tree!