Chiswick House is one of the most glorious examples of 18th-century British architecture. Its gardens are the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement.
The Camellia Show displays rare and historic Camellias in the Grade 1 listed conservatory. A gorgeous array of blooms: pink, red, white and striped. The collection of 33 different varieties, many of which are descended from the original planting in 1828. Among them is the unique Middlemist’s red, originally brought from China in 1804 by Londoner John Middlemist, a nurseryman from Shepherds Bush.
On arrival you have free time to time explore the gardens and camellia show before a one-hour house tour at 1400hrs. A café and shop are on site.
There is refreshment stop on the outward journey at Guildford Refectory.