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Gardens Illustrated: The Netherlands

26 September 2023

5 days from £4,590pp

Join us on this unique tour of the Netherlands to explore the works of leading Dutch horticulturists Piet Oudolf, Jaqueline van der Kloet and Robert Broekema alongside the gardens that inspired them.
  • Visit 2 contrasting gardens by garden designer Piet Oudolf
  • Discover a variety of private canal gardens in Amsterdam led by Robert Broekema
  • Guided tour of the magnificent gardens at Paleis Het Loo
  • Visit the gardens of the influential Mien Ruys

The Netherlands is famous for its horticultural excellence and known for its innovations at the forefront of garden design. Throughout this tour we are introduced to leading names in Dutch horticulture and garden design and explore some of the sources of inspiration for their work, such as the gardens of the late Mien Ruys and the magnificent historic, restored grounds of Paleis Het Loo.  We have carefully selected two fine hotels for our stay: Kasteel Engelenburg, a country house surrounded by parkland and woods, and The Dylan, which offers a haven of style and tranquillity in a beautiful part of Amsterdam.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Kasteel Engelenburg

★★★★

Engelenburg Castle is a country house set amidst 250 acres of landscaped gardens, a golf course and a private forest near Arnhem and Apeldoorn. Located in the garden of Amsterdam, close to the National Park Hoge Veluwe, and no more than 75 minutes by car or train from Amsterdam airport, Engelenburg Castle is renowned for being a superb golf hotel, intimate conference and meeting venue, romantic wedding location and attractive place for a weekend break.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
There are 41 ensuite bedrooms, each with its own distinctive character, sumptuous decor, and a fine view over either the beautiful hotel gardens or the golf course.

The Dylan, Amsterdam

★★★★★

Boutique hotel The Dylan is a 17th-century town house on the Keizersgracht with individually designed rooms offering a haven of style and tranquillity in the heart of Amsterdam. The area is full of small shops, canals, bridges, elegant leaning town houses and plenty of bicycles.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
The Dylan has a fitness centre, a massage service, a garden with terrace, a lounge and a bar.

Room Facilities & Amenities
All rooms have luxurious bathrooms, a bathrobe and slippers, and free Wi-Fi.
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