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PGG Study Tour of South Wales 2019

September 19, 2019September 23, 2019

The Professional Gardeners Guild Study Tour of South Wales

The Professional Gardeners Guild Study Tour of South Wales.

Staying in a country house hotel near Usk and an old coaching inn in Carmarthenshire

Wales has a long history of garden making, just like its neighbour England, and many a Welsh garden, both now and in the past, has been made by someone English, in the same way that English gardens have been made in the south of France and Italy. This tour will visit a cross section of gardens ancient and modern in the south of Wales, to see Victorian plant collecting and rockwork, high formality from Medieval and Edwardian times to the twentieth century, planting by major contemporary designers and gifted amateurs, ambitious modern gardening with perennials, and Wales’ own National Botanic Garden.

Garden tours will include:

Dyffryn | Picton Castle | Dewstow | High Glanau | Aberglasney | Allt-y-bela | Dyffryn Fermant | The Ridler Garden | The Garden for Wales


Tour places allocated on a first-come first served basis.


Cost of the Study Tour is £490.00. Price includes all meals, based on shared twin rooms. Single room supplement is £56. Deposit of £100 required to book, balance due by 1st August 2019.

Members may wish to take out their own holiday/cancellation Insurance.


Book Online

Or send a cheque made out to the Professional Gardeners’ Guild and sent to Stephen Anderton, New Inn Farm, Forest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7LT. For more details email stephenanderton95@btinternet.com for this event.


Remember, there are bursaries available for professional Study Tours for working gardeners, not just for student gardeners, so be sure to apply ASAP. Details on how to apply can be obtained from John Humpris and Tony Arnold.

Further details and booking enquiries to:

Stephen Anderton, New Inn Farm, Forest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 7LT. Telephone: 01873 890178 Email: stephenanderton95@btinternet.com


September 19, 2019
September 23, 2019
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