Join one of TRH King Charles III and the Queen Consort experienced guides on a tour to discover the history, inspiration and unique organic management behind this incredible series of gardens. Blow away the winter cobwebs with a refreshing Spring Walk to soak up the beauty of our glorious spring flowers at Highgrove Gardens. Led by one of our experienced guides in a group of up to 26 guests, you’ll discover carpets of daffodils, abundant blossom and a host of other seasonal delights. Your 60-minute tour will take you through the highlights of the much-loved gardens, providing tales of how HRH has crafted each organic garden from scratch to display fresh buds and flourishing blossoms at this unique time of year. Spring Walks are hosted by one of our experienced guides. Highlights may include magnificent pot displays, elegant tulips, azaleas, early rhododendrons and, of course, the stunning camassias in the Wildflower Meadow and narcissi and daffodils in the Arboretum, depending of course on the great British weather! Garden routes are unmade with uneven surfaces and tours will continue during wet weather. Please bring suitable clothing and footwear with you. After your Garden Tour you will have time to relax and refuel in the Orchard Tea Room. Choose from a selection of cakes & traybakes and warm up with a cup of Prince of Wales Tea or freshly brewed filter coffee.
Open to the public
Highgrove House is open to the public and many guests flock to the residence to enjoy the stately home’s nearly 350 acres of extensive gardens. “King Charles III and the Queen Consort” welcome you to join one of their expert guides on a tour to discover the history, inspiration and unique organic management behind the incredible series of gardens at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove.” The website for visiting Highgrove House also states that the large, immaculate interlinked gardens are king Charle’s designs. “Created with imagination and passion by the Prince over the last 38 years, the series of interlinked organic gardens reflect his deep commitment to sustainability, as well as a natural artistic ability. As an important haven for a rich variety of flora and fauna, the gardens have been developed to not only please the eye, but sit in succinct harmony with nature,” says the website. Prince Charles recently took to the Clarence House Instagram page to encourage people to get back into gardening during the lockdown. The Prince sent this message from his garden in Highgrove House.
Highgrove House is the stunning Cotswolds retreat King Charles and Camilla the Queen Consort use as their second home. The property was built between 1796 and 1798 and is believed to have been designed by the architect Anthony Keck. The house suffered severe damage in 1893 when a fire broke out. It was rebuilt to its previous glory by Bristol architect John Hart. The nine-bedroom, six-bathroom mansion has three storeys and a swimming pool that was gifted to the royal family from the Royal Army after Princess Diana and the Prince of Wales wedding.
The home was owned by various families until it was purchased by the King Charles III and the Queen Consort in 1980. In 1987, Prince Charles remodelled the home and grounds, but it retains its original Georgian style. Princess Diana spent a lot of time with her sons and husband at this property at the beginning of their marriage.
Highgrove House is southwest of Tetbury in Gloucestershire, England. This is the country home of King Charles III and the Queen Consort who also have a primary residence in London. Tetbury is a wealthy town inside the Cotswolds district. The area is filled with old buildings and a rich English history. There are many cobbled stone streets and unique boutique shops and restaurants.
The home is located close to the Duchy Home Farm. This farm is part of the gardens belonging to the royal residency and the Prince of Wales himself made the farm organic in 1985. At the time, Prince Charles was credited for using ‘pioneering agriculture techniques’ to create the organic produce. The food from these farms is still sold in selected UK supermarkets like Waitrose.
Highgrove House is the home of the King Charles III and the Queen Consort . The royal couple who were married in 2005 and have lived used Highgrove House as their country home since then. Their main residence is Clarence House in London. The home is a large royal residence on the Mall just a short walk from Buckingham Palace. However, the couple has been using Highgrove House as their main residence during the Pandemic. Prince Harry and William also spent time at this royal residence as children when their parents, the Prince of Wales and Princess Diana were still married.
Highgrove is the private residence of King Charles III and the QueensConsort, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire. Since 1980 when the Prince of Wales first arrived at Highgrove, His Royal Highness has devoted much energy to transforming the gardens around the house, which are renowned as some of the most inspiring and innovative in the United Kingdom.