Discover the splendour of The Royal Gardens at Highgrove during your stay in the Cotswolds.

Upgrade your stay with Orion Holidays to include a Royal Gardens Experience

Have you ever wanted to visit The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, the private residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall?

If so, then on selected dates this year you can upgrade your stay in one of our contemporary lakeside lodges to include a place on an Orion Holidays private tour of The Royal Gardens at Highgrove.

Enjoy all that a holiday in one of our self-catering lakeside properties has to offer as well as discover the splendour of these unique and inspirational gardens.

Simply, select your chosen property from our wide range of properties available for one of the Royal Gardens Experience weeks and ask to upgrade when you book.

The nature of these private tours means that numbers are limited so book today to secure your place.  Don’t forget you can reserve a property for free by simply contacting the team on 01285 861839.

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When are the Royal Gardens Experience weeks?

The next available Royal Gardens Experience weeks during which a private tour of the Royal Gardens at Highgrove can be included in your holiday are:

  • Week 30th September with the private tour taking place on 2nd October
  • November – dates still to be released – contact us today to register your interest.

The unique nature of these private tours and limited spaces available mean that places are being taken up quickly.  Speak to the team today to secure your accommodation in one of these lovely lakeside lodges and your place on the private tour.


Your Private Tour of The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

The tour will take place on a specific day during your stay and commences with refreshments before a 2 hour guided tour with one of Highgrove’s expert garden guides around the wonderful Royal Gardens.  The tour provides you with a special glimpse into the life of HRH The Prince of Wales and explains the history and inspiration behind these incredible gardens.

Using the finest organic ingredients, some of which occasionally includes produce from HRH’s Kitchen Garden, a delicious lunch at The Orchard Restaurant will await you after your private garden tour.  This beautiful dining room is filled with fascinating original paintings of The Prince of Wales and his family which you can view as you enjoy your quintessential seasonal lunch. Special dietary requirements can also be catered for.

After your lunch, prepared by Highgrove’s resident chefs, you will have the opportunity to browse in the Highgrove Shop located on the estate.

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“The private tour of The Royal Gardens was my favourite day in the Cotswolds. Whilst the Cotswold Water Park will always have a special place in my heart (I’m already counting down the days until I can visit again!), the tour took my breath away and the guide’s knowledge was second to none. I highly recommend.”


“I recently had the opportunity to view the spectacular grounds of Highgrove. It was relaxing, interesting and a very enjoyable 2 hours. I am not a gardener but found the tour inspiring – so much colour and to see the lovely beautifully cared for gardens was a pleasure. I rounded up the tour with amazing food in the elegant surroundings of the Orchard Room.  All in all, I can highly recommend this tour.”


“Sitting on the decking, a cup of tea in hand, watching the children in the canoes on the lake and relaxing – my favourite part of the holiday! A cottage with everything you needed for a family holiday on the fantastic Cotswold Water Park.”




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