DUTCH GAR­DENS CRUISE

IF YOU’VE AL­WAYS WANTED TO SEE THE ICONIC GAR­DENS OF NORTH­ERN EUROPE – IN­CLUD­ING AMSTERDAM’S TULIP FIELDS – THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO EX­PLORE THEM AT THE MOST BEAU­TI­FUL TIME OF YEAR: SPRING. PLUS YOU’LL BE VIS­IT­ING WITH ONE OF BRI­TAIN’S BEST-LOVED GAR­DEN­ERS

Woman & Home - - Contents - Tulip field in Kin­derdijk

EX­PLORE HOL­LAND’S HIGH­LIGHTS WITH GAR­DEN EX­PERT CHAR­LIE DIM­MOCK

It’s ev­ery gar­den lover’s dream to see tech­ni­color tulips, daf­fodils and hy­acinths in full bloom. The gar­dens of Hol­land and Bel­gium in spring are some of the most stun­ning in the world, so we’ve cre­ated this in­spir­ing seven-day Euro­pean river cruise on board the 4-star MS Seren­ity, for woman&home read­ers to en­joy them.

You’ll visit the fab­u­lous Keuken­hof Gar­dens in Lisse, Hol­land – known as the “Gar­den of Europe” – where more than seven mil­lion flower bulbs are planted each year across 80 acres, and flower spec­tac­u­larly be­tween March and May; the Na­tional Botanic Gar­den of Bel­gium at Meise, laid out in the grounds of Bou­chout Cas­tle and boast­ing more than 18,000 species of plants; and the fa­mous an­nual Flo­ralia Flower Show, where more than 500 va­ri­eties of flow­ers are on dis­play in the grounds of Chateau de Grand-Bi­gard.

One of the UK’s favourite gar­den­ers, Char­lie Dim­mock, will be on board to give you a se­ries of en­ter­tain­ing and in­for­ma­tive talks. She’ll also ac­com­pany you on tours of th­ese four iconic gar­dens – a must for all plant lovers.

There’ll also be plenty of free time to ex­plore and take ex­cur­sions to the charm­ing cities of Amsterdam and An­twerp, plus visit the iconic, UNESCO-listed wind­mills at Kin­derdijk.

Don’t miss this chance to wit­ness one of the world’s most im­pres­sive hor­ti­cul­tural spec­ta­cles and cel­e­brate the joy of spring with other w&h read­ers. >>

PER PER­SON!*

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