St. Ives, Scilly and Glorious Gardens

St. Ives, Scilly and Glorious Gardens

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St. Ives, Scilly and Glorious Gardens

8 Days Starting and ending in St Ives TR26, UK

Visiting: St Ives, Isles of Scilly, Tresco Abbey Garden, Shop & Café, Falmouth, Trebah Garden, The Lost Gardens Heligan

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

uk8sti

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

The romantic gardens of Cornwall exude a timeless, magical quality and on this holiday we visit some of the finest gardens the region has to offer.

Highlights

  • Romantic gardens of Cornwall exude a timeless, magical quality and on this holiday we visit some of the finest gardens the region has to offer

  • Home to some 20,000 plants, from more than 80 countries across the world, planting here flourishes in the unique environment of the beautiful Scilly Isles

  • Visit the maritime town of Falmouth, gateway to the beautiful Fal River which runs through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrive St. Ives

Location: St Ives

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the St. Ives Bay Hotel, St. Ives for seven nights.

Day 2 Isles Of Scilly And Tresco Abbey Gardens

Location: Isles of Scilly, Tresco Abbey Garden, Shop & Café

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

We sail to St Mary's from Penzance, arriving in capital Hugh Town. From St. Mary’s, take the shuttle boat to Tresco Abbey Gardens, where our guide accompanies us on a tour of the beautiful gardens.

Located just 28 miles off the Cornish Coast and home to some 20,000 plants, from more than 80 countries across the world, the planting here flourishes in the unique environment of the beautiful Scilly Isles. There's more here than just blooming flowers - keep a keen eye out for red squirrels and golden pheasants that roam freely, marvel at the sculptures that are dotted through the gardens and admire the haunting memories of shipwrecks in the Valhalla Figurehead Museum.


Please note, the sailing to the Isles of Scilly is subject to weather conditions and an alternative excursion may be offered.

Day 3 Day At Leisure Or Newquay

Location: St Ives

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a day at your own pace in pretty St.Ives, or why not Enjoy a day at your own pace in pretty St.Ives. Enjoy a stroll through town to the popular seafront or perhaps visit the famous Tate.

Alternatively why not join our optional excursion to the popular resort of Newquay which is perched on Cornwall's Atlantic Coast and bordered by seven miles of stunning beaches. One of the nation's favourite seaside towns, there's a laid back atmosphere here and it the summer the town is a haven for surfers flocking to the magnificent Fistral Beach.

Day 4 Falmouth And Trebah Gardens

Location: Falmouth, Trebah Garden

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to the tranquil haven of Trebah Gardens, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. This 26 acre garden has over 4 miles of footpaths - explore under the canopies bursting with exotic blooms and follow the vibrant tunnels of colour that lead down to the gardens' very own secluded beach on the Helford River.

We also visit the maritime town of Falmouth, gateway to the beautiful Fal River which runs through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Day 5 Day At Leisure

Location: St Ives

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a day at your own pace in St. Ives. Voted best family holiday destination and home to one of the 10 best European beach destinations, St. Ives is a tropical oasis with golden beaches, lush vegetation and popular arty attractions.

Day 6 Day At Leisure Or Land's End And Marazion

Location: St Ives

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Relax in St. Ives, or join our optional excursion to Land's End, Britain's most south-westerly point on the mainland where you can take in the spectacular views.

We also call at pretty Marazion on Cornwall's southern coast from where you can enjoy the stunning views of St. Michael's Mount, one of the regions most famous sights.

Day 7 Lost Gardens Of Heligan

Location: The Lost Gardens Heligan

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: St Ives Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan, with 80 acres of gardens including delights such as 'The Jungle' and 'The Lost Valley'. This exuberant garden hosts a riot of luxuriant foliage, blooming rhododendrons and ancient woodlands. Its special atmosphere encourages contemplation and inspiration for experienced gardeners and novices alike!

Day 8 Depart St. Ives

Location: St Ives

Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • International Travel

  • Insurance

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

Accommodation

You will stay for seven nights at the 3-star St. Ives Bay Hotel in St. Ives.

Check out our Q&As

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

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