Chelsea Flower Show in Style
May 21 - May 28, 2017
Chelsea Flower Show 2017 Tour is Guaranteed to Depart.
The 2017 Chelsea Flower Show will mark Huron Tours and Travel's
28th annual Chelsea in Style tour!
We haven't missed a year, and our past travelers have absolutely loved this trip.
Please read below for our day-to-day itinerary for the 104th Chelsea Flower Show.
We'd love to send you a full color brochure packet with all our pricing details -
click here to request one.
You can also reach us by phone at (800) 734-1192 or (504) 267-2057. The people you speak with will be on the trip with you
should you join us in the spring.
Sunday, May 21 ~ Travel day, meals on-board flight.
Afternoon or evening departure from your nearest gateway to London, England via your preferred air carrier (please get in touch with us for
help with flights.)
Monday, May 22 ~ London arrival, Kew garden visit and welcome dinner at hotel.
Arrive London and meet your Huron Tours & Travel guide who will be with you the entire tour (call us at 800-734-1192 right
now if you'd like to speak with them!).
Transfer by private motorcoach to your four-star hotel in the prestigious South Kensington area of London.
Prior to hotel arrival, a visit to the world-renowned Kew Botanic Gardens
is included. Often referred to as the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
contains three hundred acres of over 40,000 varieties of plants, as
well as seven glasshouses, two art galleries, Japanese and rock gardens
and much more. We have included a tram ride around Kew's 300 acres so
you can get an overview of the entire garden.
Once we check into your hotel, the afternoon is free to relax or explore the area. Our hotel is
perfectly located in the fashionable South Kensington area of London within close walking distance of
many shops, restaurants and museums. Our past travelers absolutely love this location and the quiet street
upon which we are situated.
This evening, join your fellow travelers for a reception and welcome dinner in the hotel.
Tuesday, May 23 ~ RHS Wisley garden visit, breakfast
and English Tea (big enough for lunch.)
After enjoying the large breakfast buffet in the hotel dining room, we depart for
two wonderful visits. Just one hour south of London is RHS Wisley, the Royal
Horticultural Society's most famous garden (and largest gift shop!). Wisley is always top-rated
by all our travelers and you will see why.
Then, in a private event exclusively for Huron Tours & Travel members, we'll
enjoy English cream tea with scones, clotted cream, strawberry jam, and wonderful finger sandwiches, all in a
While enjoing our tea we will review the
Chelsea Flower Show program guide and maps, discuss the best way to enjoy the
show and answer any questions you may have regarding this world's greatest floral event.
Wednesday, May 24 ~ Chelsea Flower Show, breakfast at hotel.
The Chelsea Flower Show opens at 8:00 a.m. and
you will be there when the gates open! You'll be personally
escorted to the Show's front gates to enjoy Member's
Thursday, May 25 ~ London Tour via coach or optional Chartwell tour.
Breakfast at hotel. Dinner included.
The morning is free for you to relax* before our afternoon private London City tour.
We'll see the highlights and learn about the history as we enjoy views of Westminster
Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, the shopping arcades
along Piccadilly Circus, Hyde Park, Tower Bridge, and St. Paul's Cathedral.
* Or consider our optional full-day outing to one of England's most beloved estates; Chartwell,
the home of Sir Winston Churchill. (If you include this option you will
miss our London City Tour.) Afterward, we'll return to London in time for a lovely dinner together.
Friday, May 26 ~ Free day or optional Windsor Tour. Theatre performance tonight.
A full and exciting free day exploring London or enjoy an
optional visit to the Queen's family residence, Windsor Castle and the lovely town
of Windsor. Includes entry to the castle and plenty of
free time to enjoy the town. We will return to the hotel late this afternoon and give you some time
to freshen up before we all go to London's famous theatre district for an exciting and fun show.
Saturday, May 27 ~ Free day. Breakfast. Beautiful farewell Dinner.
A completely free day to enjoy London and its many
museums, shops, parks, and historic attractions. Spend some time
exploring the city on your own, visit the world-renowned British
Museum, with archaeological collections from all over the world.
London's best known street market, Portobello Road, is a short taxi
ride away and the famous Victoria & Albert Museum is only a
10-minute walk. Enjoy Covent Gardens opera singers and street
performers and if you would like to see another show, you have plenty
of time to catch a matinee performance (we'll help you find the best
tickets available). For our last night together we'll enjoy our Farewell Dinner at an
elegant private establishment that is guaranteed to dazzle you!
Sunday, May 28 ~Transfer to flights, or onward to Rye or stay in London a few more days!
Breakfast at hotel, meals on flights.
Sadly we must bid farewell to England
and its wonderful treasures (but memories last forever!)
and transfer to the airport for our return flight, arriving
home the same day.
Or Join Us On Our Optional English Gardens Extension! (Click Here)
Or join Us for our "post" Chelsea London's Private Gardens trip! (Click Here / details coming soon)