For the ultimate relaxing day out, take a trip to a fantastic garden or flower show. From National Trust estates to seasonal shows and historical gardens and houses, Citycoach have the perfect day out to suit the green fingered amongst you.
Forde Abbey is a treasure dating back almost 900 years, set around 30 beautiful acres of gardens & lakes in Dorset. You can marvel at the age and beauty of the house and the transformations it has gone through in its long life.
New for 2018 - From the inside-out, Knightshayes, near Tiverton, is a quirky 19th century Victorian gothic revival house with stories and decoration to capture everyone's imagination. Step back in time on the minstrels gallery, admire the intricate carvings and impressive ceilings.
Located close to Taunton, Hestercombe House is a historic country house in the parish of West Monkton in the Quantock Hills, Somerset. Enjoy a day exploring over 50 acres of stunning landscape and formal gardens and admission to the house.
It is difficult not to be stunned when you visit Caerhays Castle and its 140 acre Gardens which are the home of the Williams family. The natural beauty of the coastline and its steep valleys, the architectural surprises, the inescapable sense of history and the range of activities and facilities that the estate offers, all set the scene for a wonderful day of discovery and exploration.
Montacute House is one of the glories of late Elizabethan architecture, built in the last years of the 16th Century. With the house, gardens, parkland, wider estate, courtyard cafe and shop, there is so much to see and do during your visit.
New for 2018 - Trerice is an intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem and remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries. Cornwall County Council bought the Estate in 1919 and divided up much of the land into smaller farms for war veterans. In 1953 Trerice was purchased by the National Trust.
The National Trust property at Stourhead is an enchanting and inspirational work of art. a world famous 18th century picturesque garden and Palladian mansion, set in 2650 acres of ancient and beautiful Wessex landscape. Considered by some to be the most beautiful of all the great landscape gardens.
Taunton Flower Show is the premier event of its type in the south west and is a firm part of the summer calendar in Taunton. Held over 2 days in Vivary Park, the show is not only a traditional British flower show but includes attractions for all the family to enjoy.
The Eden Project is one of the UK's top Landmark Millennium projects created to tell the fascinating story of man's relationship with plants. It is non-profit making charitable scientific organisation for the 21st Century with the commitment to communicate with the public through entertainment, education and involvement.
Following on from the success last year the 3rd Flower Show is being held at RHS Garden Rosemoor with 20+ nurseries from across the country plus trade stands, specialist talks in the Garden Room and advice from the Fruit, Vegetable & Herb Committee. There will also be Al-Fresco catering, floral displays and the show will have a Country Fair theme.