My husband and I had a wonderful guided tour of the garden of The Prince of Wales. I would like to commend the member of staff that welcomed us to the tour reception area; unfortunately I can no longer remember her full name, but her first name could have been Philippa [that is mine also, which is why perhaps it remains in my memory.
The female tour guide was outstandingly good; sadly I can no longer remember her name. [If this on-line review had arrived shortly after the day of our tour, I perhaps would have been able to provide names.]
The photographer of His Royal Highness was at Highgrove that day and the members of our visiting group all had 'photos taken; we viewed ours on line, but were not able to afford ordering a copy.
We had lunch in the restaurant and the food and service was very good.
We made some small purchases in the shop - it would be good if the shop could be larger. Our whole day at Highgrove was an 80th birthday present to me and if lives in the memory as entirely pleasurable.
Since our visit to Highgrove, I had made three small Highgrove purchases on-line. I am inexperienced at ordering online, but I found the process simple, and the goods arrived in good time.
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In September we went for an Autumn Walk with Gardener’s Tea. Everything was perfect from the beginning: the welcome by staff, our guide, the garden’s beauty and how the sun caught the autumn leaves. The garden tour included much interesting information from design considerations to little anecdotes on how things came about. Everything combined it created one of these rare moments of pure enjoyment and relaxation away from all our usual daily distractions.
At the very end of our tour it suddenly started to rain which made the Gardener’s Tea taken inside even more enjoyable.
Everything is well thought out, and all staff were very friendly and professional. A [...read more]"
Not normally into gardens but this was given as a present and I must say it was a great day. The gardens are natural and in some places wild and the creation of the gardens has been done with thought, interesting logic and a love for nature. All the staff and tour guides help to make it [...read more]"
Securely and beautifully packaged in sustainable materials, a cut above anything else I’ve had sent through the post to date.
Many thanks, The glasses are for my adult children who spotted ours purchased while we were on one of your superb garden tours. They were taken with the design and I’m so glad that I could buy them online. I think that you may have some future customers [...read more]"