Garden Tourism

January 2021 -Preliminary Notice: 
Future Brightwater Holidays Tours on which Trevor has been confirmed as Tour Manager

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Tour Name

Departure Date

Return Date

Brochure or Private

No. of days









French Riviera Arts and Gardens

20 April 2021

25 April 2020

Brochure Tour


Irish Rover - Gardens of Ireland

04 May 2021

11 May 2021

Brochure Tour


Grenada - Gardens of the Spice Island

15 May 2021

23 May 2021

Brochure Tour


Gardens of Yorkshire - Henleaze

04 July 2020

07 July 2020

Private Group


Irish Rover - Gardens of Ireland

22 August 2021

29 August 2021

Brochure Tour


French Riviera Arts and Gardens

02 Sept 2021

07 Sept 2021

Brochure Tour


Grenada - Gardens of the Spice Island

02 October 2021

10 October 2021

Brochure Tour


Douro Discovery Cruise

13 October 2021

20 October 2021

Brochure Tour


Gardens of Japan

10 Nov 2021

22 Nov 2021

Brochure Tour







Gardens of New Zealand

09 January 2022

28 January 2022

Brochure Tour


Grenada - Gardens of the Spice Island

14 May 2022

22 May 2022

Brochure Tour


Grenada - Gardens of the Spice Island

01 October 2022

09 October 2022

Brochure Tour







August 2019

Check out the Brightwater Holidays Newletter posted to subscribers on Fri 23rd August 2019

Click this LINK to read the full details and a list of Trevor's upcoming Tours

November 2018

Garden Tour Management & Expert Guiding - the "Galloping Gaelic Gardener"

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("Galloping Gaelic Gardener" as named by John Budge of RadioLIVE (now Magic Radio) during a live intereview in New Zealand in Nov 2018)

Working closely with fully bonded operators, Trevor Edwards can help Garden Clubs & Societies with an exciting choice & range of Itineraries for fully escorted tours to interesting destinations across Ireland, the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Each tour is painstakingly created and escorted by horticultural experts to give the garden enthusiast - access to experiences and information you wouldn't get on your own.

Trevor works almost exclusively with Brightwater Holidays as a Tour Manager & Consultant for Brochure & Private Group Garden Holidays.



Click here to view a Printable A4 Map of Ireland

Click here to view a Map of Northern Ireland 

  •  Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum visit to the Annesley Garden Castlewellan
  • Boat trip to Ilnacullin Garden on Garnish Island Cork
  • National Botanic Gardens Glasnevin Dublin
  • Brightwater group at Castle Ward
  • RHS Chelsea Flower Show Carol Klein BBC Gardeners World
  • Brightwater group County Down
  • The FAGUS Garden Club Bristol at Derreen Garden Kerry
  • Brightwater group Giants Causeway
  • Trevor and Barbara Edwards Plant Hunting in Annapurna Sanctuary Nepa
  • Brightwater group long water castle ward
  • Visit to Gardens of West Cork
  • Brightwater Helen Dillon garden Dublin

Up coming tours which will be Tour Managed by Trevor Edwards

Hover your mouse over the name of the tour to LINK to the Tour Itinerary

February 2018

22nd to 27th Feb (6 days) French Riviera with Menton Lemon Festival

March 2018

7-14th March (8days) Galicia's Camellia Route - FCUBG (Private Group)

19-24 March Gardens of Madeira with Joe Swift

April 2018

22-26 Gardens of Cork - The Arts Society of Blockley (Private Group)

May 2018

3-8 May (6 days) French Riviera with Grasse Rose Festival

10-15 May (6 Days) Historic Houses of North of England - HT


13-17 May (5 days) Secret Gardens of the Loire

21-25 May (5 days) Secret Gardens of the North of Ireland

29 May to 2nd June (5 days) Gardeners World "In an Irish Garden with Monty Don" or Click here

 June 2018

29 May to 2nd June (5 days) Gardeners World "In an Irish Garden with Monty Don" or Click here

12-19th June (8 days) Gardens of Barbados

July 2018

15-24 July (10 days) Hardy Palnts Society to of IRELAND - privte group

August 2018

7-11 August (5days) Gardens of Copenhagen and Zealand

13-17 August (5 days) Gardens of North of Ireland

19-28 August (7 days) Gardens of Waterford & Cork

September 2018

11-15 September (5 Days) Palladian Villas of Veneto

October 2018

9-12 October (12 Days) Arts and Gardens in the Eastern Seaboard (The Arts Society)

29 Oct to 16 Nov (19 days) Gardens of New Zealand

November 2018

29 Oct to 16 Nov (19 days) Gardens of New Zealand





Previous Tours

January 2015

Gardens of New Zealand

15 Jan - 5th Feb 2015 Brightwater Holidays - 21 nights - Gardens of New Zealand - Click here to view the ALBUM

February 2015

The French Reviera - Nice Canival & Menton Lemon Festival

25th Feb to 2nd March 2015 Brightwater Holidays - Click here to view ALBUM

March 2015

Spain - Glacia's Camellia Route

12 - 17 March Brightwater Holidays - Galicia’s Camellia Route - Click here for more information - Click here to view the ALBUM


May 2015

13th to 17th May - Les Journees Des Plantes, Courson, France -Private Group

June 2015

1st June to 5th June - Brightwater Holidays - Gardens of CORK - Private Group

6th June to 12 June  - Brightwater Holidays "Gardens of Galoway & N Ireland" - Click here for More Info

18-22nd June (4 nights) Rouen and the Gardens of Normandy – Private Group

25 June - Brightwater Holidays - "In an Irish Garden (Irish Rover)" - Click here for more information

July 2015

21-24th July (3 nights) - Art & Garden Scene of Dublin - Click here for more info

August 2015

13th August - Brightwater Holidays - "In an Irish Garden (Irish Rover)" - Click here for more information

September 2015

1st - 4th Sept (3 nights) - Art & Garden Scene of Dublin - Click here for more info

8th – 13th Sept (5 nights) New York - "Meet me at the Met" Arts & Gardens of New York -  Click here for more info



Oct 2014

Garden Club of Palermo tour "Rome & the Villas of Tusculum" - with PromoTuscia 13 - 18 Oct 2014 - Click here to Visit the Photo Album

September 2014

Study tour Holland - 1-5 Sept 2014 

Brightwater Holidays / The Worshipful Company of Gardeners - Managed by Trevor Edwards - Click here to view the photo Album

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Brightwater Holidays "Irish Rover"  Fri 15 to Fri 22nd  Aug - Managed by Trevor Edwards

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Brightwater Holidays - Garden Tours guided by Trevor

World Flower Show (WAFA) Dublin June 2014 -Click here to view photo ALBUM

Mid Staffordshire Hort Soc - Click here to view the photo ALBUM


"Gardens of Ireland Tour" guided by Celebrity Garden Designer Trevor Edwards

April 29th to May 7th 2013

Tour devised by Trevor Edwards in association with Specilized Travel Services

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More detailed information

Click here to Download the Program as a pdf