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As London sheds its winter coat, the city blooms into a vibrant tapestry of colours, making spring an ideal time for nature lovers and gardening enthusiasts to explore its famed gardens and flower shows. Maykenbel Properties, with our collection of luxury serviced apartments, offers the perfect base from which to embark on a floral adventure, combining the comfort of luxury living with the beauty of London’s springtime offerings. Here’s a guide to experiencing the best of London’s gardens and flower shows this spring, all within easy reach of your sumptuous stay.
Chelsea Flower Show: The Crown Jewel
The Chelsea Flower Show, hosted by the Royal Horticultural Society, is arguably the most famous flower and landscape garden show in the world. Taking place from 21st May to 25th May 2024, this prestigious event showcases cutting-edge garden design, new plants, and a wealth of gardening inspiration. The first two days of the show are reserved for RHS members only, but they are allowed to purchase up to four tickets each, potentially bringing guests with them. After a day exploring the show’s innovative gardens and floral displays, return to the comfort of one luxury apartments, where you can relax and reflect on the day’s discoveries.
Kew Gardens: A World of Biodiversity
The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew offer an expansive green oasis in London, featuring the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world. From the iconic Palm House to the Princess of Wales Conservatory, Kew Gardens provides a unique glimpse into the world of plants. Maykenbel Properties’ guests can take advantage of the excellent travel connections near our luxury serviced accommodation and enjoy a leisurely day out surrounded by the serene beauty of nature.
At the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, you can enjoy a range of events throughout the year, including:
Orchid Festival: This annual event takes place from 3rdFebruary to 3rd March 2024, and celebrates the orchids of Madagascar.
Kew the Music: A week-long festival of summer concerts set within the stunning grounds of Kew Gardens, offering a blend of music and nature.
These events, along with others hosted at Kew, provide year-long opportunities for visitors to engage with the beauty and diversity of plant life, making Kew Gardens a dynamic and enriching destination throughout the seasons.
Regent’s Park and Queen Mary’s Garden
For those seeking a blend of horticultural splendour and architectural elegance, Regent’s Park is a must-visit. Home to Queen Mary’s Garden, which boasts London’s largest collection of roses, the park is an idyllic spot for a leisurely stroll or a picnic amidst the blooms. Located conveniently close to several Maykenbel Properties, Regent’s Park offers an accessible escape into nature’s embrace, where guests can unwind and enjoy the tranquillity of one of London’s finest green spaces.
Hampton Court Palace Gardens
The historic gardens of Hampton Court Palace are another splendid destination for flower enthusiasts. With a variety of garden styles, from the formal Privy Garden to the whimsical Magic Garden, visitors can enjoy a diverse horticultural experience. You can spend the day exploring the gardens and the palace at your leisure, followed by a relaxing evening in one of our luxurious serviced accommodations.
Enhancing Your Stay
At Maykenbel Properties, we believe in providing an experience that goes beyond just a place to stay. Our luxury serviced apartments are designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind, offering a serene retreat after a day of garden explorations. Book with us today and embark on a lavish escape this spring by letting the blooms and blossoms of London’s gardens inspire and rejuvenate you.