Sunrise Taylor River Bank, Blenheim

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.

 

This tour is only available on request and will depend on the availability of the garden owners.

Your Tour

This tour will start at 11am with 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 House, and popular garden for tours and weddings. Hydrangea are the plant of choice and there are many varieties to look out for.

St Clair cellar door and kitchen is the location for lunch, dine amongst the vines at this beautiful location.  A visit to the nearby Return to Eden Gallery, displaying work and produce form Marlborough locals.

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 Includes:

  • Fully Guided Private Tour in comfortable air conditioned transport

  • A two course lunch at St Clair and a complimentary glass of wine.

  • Garden entry fees

  • Complimentary Water

Price:

​$225 Per  Person

Minimum 2 persons  maximum 6 people

For pick ups in Havelock or Picton a fee of $120 will be added