Days Away with Lichfield Garden Centre 2022

Please scroll down for details of forthcoming days out by coach.
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All our Coach Trips depart from the Garden Centre, there are no pick ups on the way, so we get to the destination more quickly. You are welcome to leave your car in our car park for the day FREE!
Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis and seats on the coaches are not reserved. Payment for the majority of our coach trips needs to be made in full when you book - due to the nature of booking shows and events we cannot offer refunds (unless we have to cancel - a full refund will then be made with as much notice given as possible).
If you change your mind : Please let us know as soon as possible. If the trip is full with a waiting list, we may be able to re-sell your ticket & give you a refund. If this is not the case, unfortunately we will not be able to refund any monies paid. PLEASE NOTE - Any coach holidays run by Pennywood Tours, our travel partner will be subject to THEIR terms and conditions.
 

* Garden Club Members get 10% Off the price on all Coach Trips - Discount applies to Club Member only.​ If you hold a joint membership, both card holders can take advantage of the 10% Discount.

  

Call in to book your tickets, or call us on 01543 254306 and we will take payment over the phone. No credit card surcharge.

Welcome to our 2022 Coach Trips selection - take a look below at the first few trips we have planned. Due to the pandemic we are being cautious as we head into 2022, and there may be more trips added when we get into the spring.

 

We are also waiting for prices and dates on one or two trips - keep checking back here for the latest updates, or sign up to our FREE monthly e-mail newsletter - head here to subscribe!

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Prince Charles' Highgrove Gardens, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Dates for this trip will be released in Spring 2022, once we have confirmation of availability from Highgrove. This will be a weekday visit.

Always a popular destination, our guided tour around the gardens of HRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall takes in the famous Stumpery, Wildflower Meadow and Walled Kitchen Garden, as well as the award winning Chelsea 'Carpet Garden'.

 

Ticket price will include a lunch on arrival. After our tour, you will be able to visit the Highgrove Shop and enjoy tea and cake in the Orchard Restaurant. Please note you will need photographic ID for entry into Highgrove and photography is not permitted at the Gardens.

£TBC per person (Prices available in the spring)

£TBC per person for Garden Club Members (Prices available in the spring)

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RHS Bridgewater, Salford near Manchester NEW GARDEN!

Saturday April 23rd Departs 8am

This brand new garden is now the Royal Horticultural Society home in Manchester. Opened in the midst of the pandemic last spring, the project is transforming an historic space into a beautiful green oasis for the local community and visitors to enjoy.

The 156 acre site is still in its infancy - we will have a guided tour around the Walled Kitchen Garden lasting around an hour, with the rest of the day yours to explore a restoration project.

£49 per person

£44.10 per person for Garden Club Members

£38 per person for RHS Members*

*You must bring your RHS Membership Card when booking & also on the day to get this price. RHS Members can also take 1 person paying £38 as a guest - please ask for details when you book.

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Malvern Spring Flower Show

Saturday May 7th Departs 9am, returns approx 6.30pm

Join us on this popular trip to the first major gardening show of the season at the Three Counties Showground at Malvern, Worcestershire.

You'll find lots to see in the show gardens with experts on hand from the

RHS advice team in the main marquees, as well as everything else from the world of Horticulture. Malvern is also a showcase for many specialist plant societies and clubs - you'll learn a lot, you might even come back with bags full of plants!

£55 per person

£49 per person for Garden Club Members

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Great Gardens of East Anglia

Coach Break in association with Pennywood Tours

Departs Sunday 3rd July - 2 nights, 3 days

Following the success of our Gardens of Sussex & Kent trip in July 2021, we are pleased to offer this mini break which takes in gardens at Fullers Mill on the River Lark, East Ruston Old Vicarage, Henstead Exotic Garden, Bressingham Gardens and Ulting Wick.

For full itinerary and garden details, please see this link 

THIS TRIP IS NOT YET AVAILABLE TO BOOK - Please let us know at the Garden Centre if you are interested. If we get enough people, we will get in touch with further details.

£TBC per person (expected to be around £550)

£TBC per person for Garden Club Members (expected to be around £500)

SINGLE PERSON SUPPLEMENT £150

RHS Bridgewater, Salford near Manchester NEW GARDEN!

Saturday April 23rd Departs 8am

This brand new garden is now the Royal Horticultural Society home in Manchester. Opened in the midst of the pandemic last spring, the project is transforming an historic space into a beautiful green oasis for the local community and visitors to enjoy.

The 156 acre site is still in its infancy - we will have a guided tour around the Walled Kitchen Garden lasting around an hour, with the rest of the day yours to explore a restoration project.

£49 per person

£44.10 per person for Garden Club Members

£38 per person for RHS Members

*You must bring your RHS Membership Card when booking & also on the day to get this price. RHS Members can also take 1 person paying £38 as a guest - please ask for details when you book.

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RHS Bridgewater, Salford near Manchester NEW GARDEN!

Saturday September 3rd Departs 8am

A second, autumn look at this future garden gem...

This brand new garden is now the Royal Horticultural Society home in Manchester. Opened in the midst of the pandemic last spring, the project is transforming an historic space into a beautiful green oasis for the local community and visitors to enjoy.

The 156 acre site is still in its infancy - we will have a guided tour around the Walled Kitchen Garden lasting around an hour, with the rest of the day yours to explore a restoration project.

£49 per person

£44.10 per person for Garden Club Members

£38 per person for RHS Members

*You must bring your RHS Membership Card when booking & also on the day to get this price. RHS Members can also take 1 person paying £38 as a guest - please ask for details when you book.

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Royal Sandringham

Coach Break in association with Pennywood Tours

 

Departs Thursday 8th September - 2 nights, 3 days

A second mini-break by coach, this time taking a trip to Southwold and Cromer, with the highlight of this trip being Sandringham - owned by Her Majesty the Queen. Set over 60 acres, the Estate features a densely planted shrubbery, with a shady woodland walk and collections of rare and unusual trees.

For full itinerary and garden details, please see this link 

THIS TRIP IS NOT YET AVAILABLE TO BOOK - Please let us know at the Garden Centre if you are interested. If we get enough people, we will get in touch with further details.

£TBC per person (expected to be around £550)

£TBC per person for Garden Club Members (expected to be around £500)

No Single Person Supplement

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Raymond Blanc's 'Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons'

Thursday 15th September, Departs 0845am 

After 2 cancellations due to the Pandemic, we are pleased to be finally going back to the world famous 'Le Manoir' in Oxfordshire. This special day features a tour around Raymond Blanc's Organic Garden, followed by Champagne & Canapes in the Conservatory, before we are called into a superb seasonal 4 course lunch with all wine, soft drinks and gratuities included. Previous groups have met Monsieur Blanc himself (but it's not guaranteed!)

 

A great gift - perhaps for a birthday, anniversary celebration, or simply a treat to yourself!

For full itinerary and further details, please see this link 

£329 per person

£295 per person for Garden Club Members

*£100 per person deposit is required on booking, with balance due in the summer of 2022 (final payment date TBC)

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Christmas Days Away with Lichfield Garden Centre

We are expecting to run some day trips towards the end of November 2022 - in the past we have visited Waddesdon Manor for the Christmas Market, as well as Christmas trips to Chatsworth.

 

Details for these trips will follow in Summer 2022, once we have more details from the venues.