Botanical holidays, botany tours & courses



Australian Wildflower Adventures

based: Western Australia
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Outback and wildflower tours throughout Western Australia, your guide has a particular knack for finding Western Australian wildflowers. Tours are generally limited to a maximum of 20 people.

| botanical | Australia |


uk flagField Studies Council

based: Shropshire, UK
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Offering a range of natural history and botanical courses for individuals and families at field centres in some of the finest UK locations. One day and residential courses under headings such as 'flowers and plants', 'habitats and conservation' and 'exploring the natural world'.

| botanical | UK |


uk flagInternational Dendrology Society (IDS)

based: Herefordshire, UK
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The International Dendrology Society organises members tours worldwide, visiting arboreta, botanical collections and to view shrubs and trees growing in natural habitats. Membership is available for people of all ages and experience who have a serious interest in plants, shrubs and trees.

| botanical | Worldwide |


National Trust (The)

based: London, UK
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Working holidays in National Trust locations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. These include historic buildings as well as countryside, coastal, woodland and farm locations. Many different types of holiday aimed at a wide variety of interests and age groups.

| working/volunteer | archaeological digs | country crafts | botanical | youth/teen | UK |


uk flagOrcadian Wildlife

based: Orkney Islands, Scotland, UK
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Orkney Islands birdwatching, wildlife, botanic and culture holidays based on an organic family farm at Gerraquoy, South Ronaldsay and Orkney mainland.

| botanical | Scotland |


Saga Holidays

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Saga logoGarden and botanic holidays and escorted tours for more mature travellers. Tour with an expert host providing an insight into the world's horticultural beauty. Visit acclaimed gardens, impressive plant collections, carefully maintained estates, subtropical flora and the untamed botanical beauty of wild flowers and plants in their natural habitat.

| seniors/silver surfers | botanical | garden | sightseeing | city breaks | singles |



based: Reykjavik, Iceland
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Botanical tours in Iceland giving guests a taste of the very best that Icelandic nature has to offer, including diverse flora and fauna and scenic landscapes. While the summer is the prime time for flowering plants, they also offer a seasonal woodland tours to explore plant life in winter.

| botanical | herb | Iceland |


uk flagWildlife Travel

based: Cambridgeshire, UK
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Wild flower, botany and natural history holidays in the UK and Europe. A strong supporter of wildlife conservation, all trips are designed to support nature conservation at the destination and all profits are donated to The Wildlife Trusts.

| botanical | UK | Europe |


uk flagVira Natura Botanical Holidays & Tours

based: UK & Turkey
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Dedicated botanical holidays and flora-oriented tours in Turkey. Leading tours to diverse natural areas to experience wild flowers at their best. Also programs combining botany with walking, wildlife, cultural sites, gardens and photography.

| botanical | Turkey |


Botanical Turkey Tours

based: Antalya, Turkey

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Guided botanical tours in Turkey, looking at orchids, bulbous plants and wild flowers in the Antalya area and the Taurus and Caucasus mountains.

| botanical | Turkey |


uk flagPaint Botanical

based: Norfolk, UK

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Offering botanical painting holidays in Umbria, Italy, creating watercolour paintings of botanical and natural history subjects (non-painting partners welcome).

| botanical | painting/drawing | Italy |