Group Organiser Weekend - Featuring RHS Garden Wisley

The itinerary for our latest group organiser educational provides some unique behind the scenes experiences that will add extra benefits to this special spring weekend exploring this beautiful region of Surrey that is perfect for a group break.
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Summary Itinerary*

The highlights Include:

Friday 24th April 2020

15.00hrs: Check-in at the Federation House Hotel, Leatherhead which has ample parking and is just a short walk from the mainline railway station. Get together on arrival for teas and coffees and in the evening join us for welcome drinks prior to dinner.

 

Saturday 25th April 2020

09.00hrs: After breakfast we depart by coach for our visit to RHS Garden Wisley. Wisley is the flagship garden of the RHS and one of the UK’s most visited and best-loved gardens. After a special formal welcome and talk about the award winning gardens you can join one of the Wisley experts for a guided tour and discover what makes Wisley such an amazing garden to visit. This is followed by an RHS hosted lunch and free time to explore the garden at leisure.

14.00rs: Our coach departs for Denbies Wine Estate where the Denbies team will be looking forward to welcoming you. Our visit starts with a sparkling vineyard train tour and a glass of Denbies Sparkling Whitedowns Cuvee!

This is followed by a classic wine tasting experience which starts with a ‘Vineyards through the Seasons’ film before we make our way to the atmospheric cellars for a guided tasting of Denbies classic wine.

17.00hrs: We make our way back to our hotel for this evenings dinner and time to relax after a busy and informative day.

 

Sunday 26th April 2020  

09.30hrs: After breakfast we make our way to the National Trust Hatchlands Park which is situated on the edge of the beautiful Surrey Hills. On arrival we have a welcome introduction before an exclusive behind the scenes viewing of the house, which was built in the 1750’s for a naval hero, and has a rich and fascinating history.

The mansion is now a family home and amongst other things holds Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers including Bach, Chopin and Elgar.

If all goes to plan with the timing and weather (after all it is spring) there will be time for a wander up to Little Wix Wood and photo opportunity of the magnificent bluebells if in bloom.

12.30/13.00hrs: We make our way to the historic town of Guildford and meet at the Guildhall for an exclusive visit. After some free time for lunch our town guides will take us on a walk to discover Guildford’s rich heritage of medieval buildings and well-known associations with the likes of Lewis Carroll. 

16.00hrs: We depart Guildford for our short return journey to Leatherhead arriving back at the hotel around 16.30hrs with time to relax before dinner or the homeward journey for those not staying over this evening.

 

Monday 27th April 2020:

Breakfast

 

Please note: This is a summary itinerary and timings are subject to change and more content will be added to the final itinerary.

Places are limited on this educational which is for group organisers and a travelling companion.

 

 

 

PRICE: £129 per person (self-drive to hotel) sharing for 2 nights dinner bed & breakfast including the full itinerary (no reduction can be made should you decide not to participate in the itinerary on Sunday).

 

Supplements: Stay Sunday night with dinner, bed & breakfast £40 per person:  Single Rooms: £20 per night.

 

MONEY BACK OFFER: If you book a new group holiday (any destination) with just for groups! following the educational weekend we will refund the basic cost £129pp in full. Please note places are limited to a maximum of 2 members per group one of whom should be the group leader.

 

Prices

Departure Date Ref Tour / Destination Days Adult
24th-26th April 2020 Group Organiser Weekend - Featuring RHS Garden Wisley 3 From £129*
24th-27th April 2020 Group Organiser Weekend - Featuring RHS Garden Wisley 4 From £169
Single room supplement per night 0 From £20

** MONEY BACK OFFER: The sum of £129 per person (maximum two) will be deducted from any new group booking you make with just for groups! following this educational break. (conditions apply) • NOTE: This summary itinerary is subject to change and is likely to include a number of additional elements once finalised. Images with thanks to: National Trust Hatchlands Park (c)Genevieve Aberdeen, Denbies Vineyard & RHS Gardens Wisley © Joanna Kossack

For bookings & enquiries please call 01603 886 740.