Jimi Blake Tours for 2020

Gardens of Wales with Jimi Blake

Sun 3rd May, 2020 to  Wed May 6th 2020

Tour highlights

Designer Gardens with a emphasis on unusual plants 

  • Arne Maynards private garden at Allt-y-bela, a wonderful ochre-walled, late-medieval farmhouse in Monmouthshire is a magical combination of architecture and romantic design
  • Aberglasney, A very special opportunity to visit this medieval estate with a series of extraordinary gardens and we stay after hours to have a our evening meal overlooking the pool garden
  • Botanical Gardens of Wales, set in the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, the Garden is a fascinating blend of the modern and historic with the world's largest single span glasshouse
  • Laskett Garden, Admired by many for its originality, theatricality and all out quirkiness, this garden is the life blood of owner, Sir Rob Strong
  • Veddw House and Garden is a private garden, owned by Anne Wareham, garden writer, and Charles Hawes, photographer

And more….

Tour Price is: €450 per person excluding flights and accommodation


West County gardens with Jimi Blake     

Sun 26th July 2020 to Wed 29th July 2020

Tour highlights:

The best of England's contemporary gardens

  • Exclusive visit to Wildside Keith Wiley's private garden which is riot of naturalistic planting and expansive colour
  • Designed by Arne Maynard, South Wood Farm is a garden that exemplifies how contemporary design can be brilliantly harmonious with the English country garden idyll.
  • The Garden House is an exceptional garden on the fringes of Dartmouth - a plantperson paradise!
  • RHS Rosemoor, gardening perfection in the heart of rural Devon
  • Cothay Manor is laid out a series of garden rooms, using lush colour, perfectly set off by the historic manor house, often referred to as 'Sissinghurst of the West'
  • World famous Gardens at Forde Abbey tucked away in the Dorset countryside were founded by Cistercian monks over 800 years ago

And more….

Tour Price is: €499 per person excluding flights and accommodation - places are limited to 28 on this tour.


Gardens of Sussex and Surrey with Jimi Blake

Sun 23rd August 2020 to Wed 26th of August 2020

Tour highlights:

Exclusive cutting edge gardens will delight the most avid plantperson

  • Private garden of designer Tom Stuart-Smith, The barn garden is both Stuart-Smith's test bed and his inspiration.
  • Saville Garden at Windsor Park home to the Royal Family, is a tranquil place to discover rare plants from around the world.
  • The flagship garden of the RHS, Wisley captures the imagination with richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and the state-of-the-art Glasshouse
  • Borde Hill is a stunningly beautiful and botanically rich heritage Garden - A paradise for plants in the heart of Sussex!
  • Sussex Praire  Expect layers of colour, texture and architectural splendor under a big wide open sky... a must see garden!

And more…..

Tour Price is: €475 per person excluding flights and accommodation

Contact us at Jimi@huntingbrook.com or Murphyom@gmail.com for more information or to book your place.