BBC Gardeners’ World magazine weekends at Warner Leisure Hotels

Gardeners' World Weekend break

Are you dreaming of a relaxing break this spring or summer? Then imagine a weekend spent in a luxurious hotel set in beautiful gardens, with delicious breakfasts, three-course dinners and superb leisure facilities, and add to that a gardener’s delight of live Q&As, talks and demos with the Gardeners’ World team. Sound appealing? Then join us for one of these exclusive events!

There are three breaks for you to choose from this year:

  • Bodelwyddan Castle, North Wales 10-13 May 2024
  • Cricket St Thomas, Somerset 31 May-3 June 2024
  • Nidd Hall, North Yorkshire 28 June-1 July 2024

Find out more and book your break with Warner Hotels


Relax… and enjoy

Everything is taken care of on your exclusive weekend. Included are a three-night hotel stay; delicious breakfasts and three-course dinners featuring seasonal British food; an itinerary of live Q&As, demos and talks; daily activities including use of leisure facilities, and nightly entertainment. Add to that stunning locations and excellent service and you have the perfect weekend.


Live talks and demos

Presenter Frances Tophill giving a talk
Enjoy live talks with Gardeners’ World presenters
Photographer: Jason Ingram

Enjoy an itinerary of live gardening talks and demos during your weekend. Among the speakers will be Gardeners’ World presenters Adam Frost, Frances Tophill, Joe Swift and Nick Bailey, who will be ready to answer your gardening questions*. Listen as they share their passion and expertise from a lifetime of gardening, and have a chance to ask your favourite presenter about their own gardening life. You will also be treated to a special garden tour with the property’s head gardener.


Choose your perfect weekend

There are three breaks for you to choose from this year:

  • Bodelwyddan Castle, North Wales 10-13 May, with Joe Swift and Nick Bailey
  • Cricket St Thomas, Somerset 31 May-3 June, with Frances Tophill and Adam Frost
  • Nidd Hall, North Yorkshire 28 June-1 July, with Frances Tophill

Book your weekend break now.


Bodelwyddan Castle, North Wales: 10-13 May

Bodelwyddan castle view
Take in inspiring mountain views across beautiful parkland at Bodelwyddan Castle

Situated near the north coast of Wales, this romantic castle is a Grade II listed Victorian building, nestled within 220 acres of parkland with stunning views to the Clwydian Range. Enjoy centuries-old trees as well as formal gardens, a walled garden, sensory garden and small lake. Your accommodation is only an hour from Snowdonia and one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK.

  • With expert talks by Joe Swift and Nick Bailey

Book Bodelwyddan Castle weekend now.


Cricket St Thomas, Somerset: 31 May-3 June

Cricket St Thomas
Enjoy the formal terrace and gardens at Cricket St Thomas

You might recognise this Grade II listed Georgian manor from the popular British sitcom To the Manor Born. Surrounded by 160 acres of lakes and parkland designed by the legendary Capability Brown, there are also colourful gardens including a grotto, water garden and arid garden. The hotel is also only a 30-minute drive from the Jurassic Coast, and the beautiful coastal town of Lyme Regis.

  • With expert talks by Frances Tophill and Adam Frost

Book Cricket St Thomas weekend now.


Nidd Hall, North Yorkshire: 28 June-1 July

Nidd Hall
Take a stroll in the beautiful grounds of Nidd Hall

Dating back to the 18th century, this Grade II listed mansion is set within 45 acres of award-winning woodland and gardens with a fishing lake and courts for tennis, volleyball and badminton. Rumour has it that King Edward VIII first met his wife Wallis Simpson at a party at Nidd Hall, so the hotel has turned this into a fun tradition – throwing a party for its guests every night. It’s also just a short drive from the Victorian spa town of Harrogate and the North York Moors.

  • With expert talks by Frances Tophill

Book Nidd Hall weekend now.


Find out more and book now

For more details and to book an exclusive Gardeners’ World weekend

 

* Presenters will appear on specific weekends – check dates and details before booking.

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