RHSI Tour to Wales 2023

The recent RHSI coach tour to Wales was a delightful journey through some of it’s most enchanting horticultural wonders. Led by Peter Harrison, the trip was a resounding success. The tour included visits to remarkable gardens such as RHS Bridgewater, a stunning blend of history and world-class horticulture designed by landscape architect Tom Stuart-Smith. Bodnant Garden, with its century-and-a-half-old history and breathtaking backdrop of the Carneddau mountains, provided a sensory delight. Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, a historic garden under meticulous restoration, showcased the beauty of Anglesey.  Bluebell Cottage Gardens and Nursery in Cheshire offered a tranquil respite amidst natural beauty and delicious cakes. Thanks to the meticulous planning and organization of Peter Harrison and the events team, this journey was a true celebration of superb gardens



Airfield Estate Gardens

Ardan Garden

Ballintubbert Gardens and House

Ballycommane Garden

Ballyedmond Castle Garden

Ballymaloe Cookery School

Ballyrobert Gardens

Bantry House and Garden

Belvedere House Gardens & Park

Benvarden Garden

Birr Castle Demesne

Blarney Castle and Gardens

Burtown House and Gardens

Colclough Walled Garden

Collon House

Coolaught Walled Garden

Coolwater Garden

Dawros Gallery & Garden

Dower House

Dromana House and Gardens

Festina Lente

Fota House – Victorian Working Garden

Gash Gardens

Glenarm Castle Walled Garden

Glenavon Japanese Garden

Hester Forde Garden – ‘Coosheen Garden’

Hunting Brook Gardens

Irish National Stud and Gardens – The Japanese Gardens and St. Fiachra’s Garden

Johnstown Castle, Estate, Museum and Gardens

June Blake’s Garden

Kilfane Glen and Waterfall

Kilgar Gardens

Killruddery House and Gardens

Killyreagh Garden

Kilmokea Country Manor and Gardens

Kilravock Garden

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden

Lodge Park Walled Garden

Loughcrew Gardens


Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Mount Usher Gardens

Oakfield Park

Old Deanery Garden

Patthana Garden

Rothe House Museum and Garden

Rowallane Garden

Salthill Garden

Seaforde Gardens

Seanabea Cottage


Strokestown Park Gardens

Tourin House & Gardens

Tullynally Castle Gardens

Tyrrelstown House Garden

Woodville Walled Garden

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