New for 2014, Spring Garden River Cruises!

Spring Gardens & Belgian Delights

Save £150/person!

 8 days from only £599 on 13th April 2014

Join us for a very special spring cruise.  Discover some fabulous floral attractions including the famous Keukenhof Gardens and the Het Loo Palace Gardens- superb attractions whether you are a floral expert or simply an aficionado of spring in all it's glory.
Along the way we will visit the Belgian city of Antwerp, with opportunities to visit Bruges and taste Belgium's local produce of chocolate, cheese and beer on our range of exciting optional excursions.

What is Included?

  • Travel by luxury coach
  • 6 nights full-board cruise
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Enjoy a Captain's dinner
  • Services of a Cruise Tour Manager
  • On-board evening entertainment programme
  • Expertly planned optional shore excursions
  • Departures from E.Midlands, N.East, N.West, S.East, S.West, W.Midlands, Yorkshire

Call now:  0208 858 6677 - ask for the river cruise offer!

Tulips & Windmills Cruise

Save £50/person!

7 days from only £479, various April departures 2014

Discover the delightful Dutch scenery as we visit awesome Keukenhof Gardens, the largest bulb flower park in the world, as well as enjoying the river landscapes, passing historic windmills on the way.  This is truly a wonderful short cruise which captures the real essence of Holland, with a perfect mix of city, riverscapes and spring colour.

What is included?

  • Travel by coach, air or rail
  • 4 nights full board accommodation on board your ship
  • Services of a Shearings cruise tour manager
  • Captain's dinner
  • On-board evening entertainment programme
  • Departs 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th April 2014
  • Departures from the North, Midlands and South of England.

Keukenhof Gardens

This 'must see' site, which opens for only two months a year, will captivate your senses. It's seasonal displays of tulips, crocuses, daffodils and more bring bursts of spring colour not replicated elsewhere in the world.  
In Keukenhof, established over 50 years ago, an incredible 7 million bulbs are planted by hand to create the world's largest bulb flower park.

Call Angela or Derek now: 020 8858 6677, or email:

Garden Holiday Search

If your perfect holiday involving visits to gardens or garden shows is not included on our website, please do still contact us, since we may yet be able to offer you that ideal break away.  Our many coach tour operators, hoteliers, hotel booking agents and overseas air holiday operators between them offer the most comprehensive programme of holidays involving gardens that you will find anywhere.  These programmes are constantly evolving too throughout the year, and if there isn't your favourite tour on offer, we can generally tailor make something to your requirements, perhaps a self-drive holiday, or rail inclusive.

Simply contact us by phone, email or post as you prefer, and we'll try our hardest to meet your holiday wishes.

 Call 020 8858 6677 or email

Write to us at:  Beautiful Garden Holidays, 95 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9PP

Scilly Isles Garden Holiday News!

New cottages on Isles of Scilly (for Tresco Abbey Gdns.)

Tresco has had it's former Island Hotel redeveloped to offer 'Tresco Sea Garden Cottages'.  Seven cottages are available to rent weekly (three bedroomed sleep up to 8 and one four bedroomed up to 10), and nine cottages with one bedroom are offered on a nightly rate.  We feel this to be a lovely way to take time out to enjoy this wonderful island.

Features include oak flooring, original artwork and antiques.  All have under floor heating, log fires, lovely sea views, patio/bbq area, wi-fi and tv. Choose from self catering,breakfast and even dinner.  Call us for details of where to book.