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Gardens, a little wine and food.

Marlborough is well know for it beautiful gardens and every year Garden Marlborough host a weekend where you can visit these. We offer tours outside of this weekend. Visiting at a more leisurely pace allowing you the time to explore and enjoy. We are happy to put a tour together for you or follow your desires. The tour on offer is set to explore three of Blenheim's gardens, enjoy little wine with a beautiful lunch.

Your Tour

This tour will start at 11am wih a pick up from central Blenheim or your accommodation.

The first garden to visit will be Welton House situated in Grovetown, this  beautiful garden of Wendy Palmer  is a plant lovers enjoyment, wonderful cut topiary hedges and the small fruit trees’.

We will head to Hortensia, and popular garden for tours and weddings. Hydrangea are the plant of choice and there are many varieties to look out for.

The Marlborough  is the location for lunch, with its tree line drive and lavender gardens, this is a lodge of class. Dining on the lovely big deck with bird song. Walk around the vegetable garden and small knot garden. Try some the local produce,  food lovingly prepare by chief Toby and wine from the vineyards you can see from the deck.

Upton Oaks is a significant and romantic garden, featuring a knot garden, herbaceous borders and a field with standing trees, the bird song is amazing. Sue has created a wonderful oasis for you to enjoy. 


Tour Start: 11am from Blenheim 

Tour Finish: Approx 4pm in Blenehim

Tour Includes:

  • Fully Guided Private Tour in comfortable air conditioned transport

  • Lunch at the Marlborough

  • Garden fees

  • Complimentary Water



​$200 Per  Person

Minimum 2 persons  maximum 6 people