Thursday, May 10 – Monday, May 14 – Belgium Garden Tour


Don’t miss this unique opportunity to travel as guests of the Polly Hill Arboretum to the exquisite gardens of Belgium. PHA Board member Philippe deSpoelberch will welcome guests on the first and second day to his private garden and Arboretum, newly opened to the public in 2011! Prices begin at $3000.00 per person (land only). This includes a $1000 tax deductible donation to the PHA to cover staff costs. Note – All prices subject to change based on the currency exchange.

Included in the price

• 5 nights bed and breakfast at the 5-star Le Méridien, Brussels

• Comfortable coaching in Belgium

• Entrance to the National Botanic Garden of Belgium; the arboreta of Kalmthout, Bokrijk, Het Leen (pictured below) and Wespelaar; the private gardens of Herkenrode; and Hemelrijk Garden

• Services of a Brightwater Holidays representative

• Polly Hill Collections Manager Thomas Clark and his wife horticulturist Sandy Clark will be traveling with the group to answer horticultural questions.

Not included (per person)

• Single room supplement $670.00

• Insurance

• Flights

Additional Notes – The schedule is subject to change, a more formal timeline will be presented as details are finalized. Participants will be required to make a $1000.00 deposit (per person) to reserve a spot, by January 30, with final payment due March 15.

Tom Clark is a nationally known plantsman and has been our Collections Manager since 2007 and is always ready to share his knowledge and passion for plants. Tom is thrilled to be traveling with fellow garden enthusiasts to share in these wonderful landscapes.

Questions? Contact karin@pollyhillarboretum.org or call 508-693-9426

If you are interested please let us know as soon as possible since we need to know the level of interest to proceed with travel plans.