Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

Enjoy a 3 day holiday to London for the Chelsea Flower Show, visit Woburn Abbey as well as having a full day at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Holiday Inn, London Heathrow


Conveniently located, Holiday Inn London-Heathrow M4, Jct.4 is a contemporary hotel just off the M4 motorway at Junction 4. There is a choice of bars and restaurants within the hotel, including Callaghans Irish Bar, The Lounge Bar, Rotisserie, and Sampans Restaurant, serving cuisine with an Asian influence. Guests have use of the health and fitness centre on site. There is satellite TV in all of the spacious, contemporary en-suite rooms and high-speed internet access is available.


The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the  Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea,  London. Held at Chelsea since 1912, it is the most famous flower and landscape gardens show in the United Kingdom, and perhaps in the world,   attracting visitors from all continents.


Woburn Abbey has been in the Russell family since the mid-16th century and is today the family home of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford. View the unique indoor Grotto and explore the state rooms to learn more about the lives of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford. Discover great tales of imprisonment, beheadings, Royal Pardons, love affairs, political reforms and Royal visits. Explore an art collection including an unrivalled group of 16th and 17th-century portraits, works by Reynolds and Van Dyck and the largest private collection of Canaletto’s Venetian views on public display, together with a treasury of silver, porcelain and fine English and French furniture. Visitors should allow at least one hour to explore the Abbey


Woburn Abbey Gardens Enjoy 28 award-winning acres, inspired by the designs of landscape gardener, Humphry Repton and developed by our dedicated team of gardeners. Explore the elegant horticultural designs, woodland glades and wild biodiversity areas. Discover the tropical Camellia House and take in the splendid views from the Rockery Pavilion. Take a tour of the gardens with one of our RHS qualified gardeners. Choose from a standard tour, behind the scenes tour, Repton’s Red Book tour or explore the history of the gardens.


Price Includes:


  • Luxury Coach travel with experienced driver

  • 2 nights’ stay in London

  • Dinner, bed and breakfast

  • Entrance to Chelsea Flower Show

  • Entrance to Woburn Abbey and Gardens


Departing the local area and heading towards the hotel, with comfort stops en-route. We will arrive at the hotel mid-afternoon, giving you time to get settled into your room before dinner.


After breakfast we make our way to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It takes 25 full days to set up the exhibits for the flower show. In the first year of it opening in 1913 there was 244 exhibitors, 2014 counted 550. The Chelsea Flower Show has been held in the grounds of the Chelsea Hospital, London every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars.


After a leisurely breakfast, we begin our journey back home visiting Woburn Abbey and Gardens, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Bedford. The visit will begin with a two-mile drive through Woburn's extensive deer park. In Woburn Abbey itself there are over 250 works of art displayed in more than 20 rooms, including the largest collection of Venetian views by Canaletto. There'll be time to explore the attractive gardens before we depart late afternoon for the journey back to Cumbria.

Thursday 24th May 2018

3 days

Price per adult twin or double: £289.00

Single supplement: Nil (limited availability)

Child Price £219.00 (under 12 years, sharing with 2 adults)


Full deposit £30.00 per person


Balance due 8 weeks prior to departure





Anneka Rice Colour Cutting Garden (4) © RHS Sarah Cuttle


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Annan Bus Stop at Market Square, Beside the war memorial
Annan DG12 6AN
Aspatria Bus Stop outside Library Car Park
Market Square, Aspatria CA7 3HB
Aspatria 1 Bus Stop outside Library Car Park
Market Square, Aspatria CA7 3HB
Brampton The Sands (Bus stop), Brampton
on the Newcastle side CA8 1UG (A6071)
Carlisle/Travel Centre Reays Travel Centre, 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Charnock Richard Services Charnock Richard Services
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Distington Rathbone's, Main Street
Main Street, Distington, Workington CA14 5XJ
Dumfries Tourist Information Centre, Whitesands
64 White Sands, Dumfries DG1 2RS
Eastriggs Bus Stop, Annan Road (opposite Halifax Road)
Eastriggs, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6QF
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Heron Foods,
Egremont CA22 2AA
Gretna Gretna Inn, Annan Road
121 Annan Road, Gretna DG16 5DN
Haltwhistle Outside Railway Station
Harrington, Galloping Hor Galloping Horse Inn, 95 Main Road
High Harrington, Workington CA14 4NQ
Hexham Outside TIC, Wentworth Car Park
Keswick Booth's Store, Bus Station
Tithebarn Street, Keswick CA12 5EA
Lancaster M6 Holiday Inn Hotel (M6 Junction 34)
Caton Road, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 3RA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Penrith Railway Station Car Park
Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7JQ
Shap Memorial Hall
Tebay Truckstop Services (M6 Junction 38)
Warwick Bridge (Day) Bus Stop (opposite Petrol Station)
Warwick Bridge, CA4 8PL
Whitehaven Bus Stop (opposite Shipwrights Arms)
Whitehaven, CA28 7XE
Wigton Bus Station, King Street
Wigton CA7 9EP
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

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Reays Coaches Ltd, 11-13 Devonshire Street,

Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8LG

Tel: 01228 267267


Company No: 3910309

VAT No: 843 1444 43

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