Workshop Retreats

Gardening and Flower Retreats

A range of Workshops, Courses and Classes are held in the grounds of our historic cottage and traditional English country garden. You will learn practical skills that you will be inching to go home and try.


Workshop Calendar 

Sunday 10th June Sweetpea MasterClass [2 places remaining]

Sunday 24th June Garden Bouquet Making [2 places remaining]

(New) Garden Tours (coming soon)

Tuesday 22nd August Dahlia Day [Sold out]

(New) Dahlia Day Sunday 26th August

Sunday 9th September Dahlia Day [Sold out]

Sunday 23rd September Autumn Cut Flower Workshop



Swan Cottage has a flower field, an allotment sized cutting garden as well as traditional beds and borders for teaching.

For those of you without large gardens there is container heaven! I started out my journey without a garden at all – where there is a will! There is definitely a way!


Dahlias Cameo Cream, Apricot Desire, Lilac Time, Natalie G, Linda's Baby, Onesta