Floristry Tour Holland
- Visit to Flora Holland live auction
- Visit Meijer Roses for a guided walk
- Workshop with Dutch designer Astrid Van den Berg
- Shop for sundries at Alflora wholesalers
- Free time in Bruges (treat on way home!)
- 2 nights B & B at 4* hotel in Delft
- Tour Manager
- Cambridge Flower School staff are coming too!
Join us on this amazing and inspiring 3-day tour to the heart of the flower industry in the Netherlands. With specially arranged visits and a floral workshop, this tour is designed to provide insight and knowledge. You will gain an understanding of the global floral industry and the incredible journey flowers undertake to reach you.
Flora Holland is the world’s largest flower auction. We will make an early morning trip to experience all the buzz and excitement of the live flower auction.
See where blooms start their journey on a visit to Meijer Roses, a family run rose breeding company. Meijer Roses specialises in the production of the award-winning Avalanche roses!
A tour highlight will be a specially arranged visit to Astrid Van den Berg for a hands-on workshop in her studio. Astrid provides all the materials as well as a light lunch. Additionally, Astrid has a wonderful shop bursting with interesting items.
We visit the amazing Alflora wholesalers where you can shop sundries to bring home!
Finishing our adventure with free time in Bruges to explore and shop.
We will be staying at the 4* Best Western Museum Hotel Delft located in the historical area of Delft (famous for the blue and white pottery!).
Sunday 8th March 2020
Depart Cambridge for Euro tunnel crossing at 8am from Trumpington Park and Ride Coach Station.
Comfort stops along the way, before arriving at 4* Best Western Museum Hotel in Delft. Spend the evening at your leisure.
Monday 9th March 2020
A full day starting with an early morning coach departure for FloraHolland (flower auction) in Aalsmeer followed by a visit to Alflora wholesaler. Off to Astrid Van den Berg for a light lunch and afternoon workshop at her fabulous studio. Depart late afternoon for return transfer to your hotel in Delft. Evening at your leisure.
Tuesday 10th March 2020
After breakfast and check-out, you will travel to Meijer Roses for a guided talk and walk through the growing facilities. From here you will travel to Bruges in Belgium. You will have free time to explore. Early evening Euro tunnel crossing and return to Cambridge Trumpington Park and Ride Coach Station at 10pm.
Price: £675 per person
Based on a twin room sharing
Single room supplement is £48 per night (£96 total)
This tour is being offered to The Cambridge Flower School students only initially. If there are places available on 1st December 2019 we will open the tour to others. We are hoping this will not be necessary!
To secure your place either the full fee of £675 (£771 including single room supplement) or a deposit of £200 will be required. If paying a deposit, the balance is due on 30th November 2019.
On receipt of your booking we will send you the itinerary with full details.
Book online or call us on 01223 655661.
Once you have booked your place we will email you details of the tour with an invoice (if there is a balance payment).