Gardens and landscapes of Australia

Fully booked

This is a 3-centre 18-day tour led by Robert and comprising new landscapes and historic sites.

Initially we fly to Perth, Western Australia, non-stop from London to spend three full days in and around Perth with Caroline Grant, landscape architect and horticultural researcher.

We then fly to New South Wales and spend a few days in and around Sydney and the Blue Mountains with Craig Burton, architect and landscape architect, horticultural and heritage consultant, who will show us a wide mixture of sites, some contemporary, some historic, as well as his own creations. 

Finally we fly to Victoria to spend further days to visit gardens at the start of the Great Ocean Road, in the Mornington Peninsula and in and around Melbourne, with Trisha Dixon. Trisha is the author of several books on Australian gardens, gardeners and gardening, and a photographer and tour organiser, who sits on the National Management Committee of the Australian Garden History Society. 

Individuals may then fly back to Perth and London or use Melbourne from where to fly independently to other destinations in Australia.

The price per person is £3,500 to £3,800, to include internal flights (but not international), bed and breakfast, one meal per day, costs of coach travel, site visits and guides. Single room supplement will be £950. 

For further information contact Robert Peel.

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