Global Flower Beds Offer More Than a Good Night's Sleep

Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society shares 140 outstanding gardens to visit in Britan, plus 23 more across Europe.

More Intelligent Life Hotels with Great GardensIf wandering through green Edens doesn’t quench your thirst for an Eden experience, More Intelligent Life shares five Flower Beds: Hotels with Great Gardens.

The RHS, collaborating with Cox & Kings, runs tours to some of the most botanically fascinating parts of the planet—Madeira, South Africa, China, Japan and Iran—but puts guests in three- or four-star chains such as Mercure and Novotel.

More Intelligent Life views ever-practical garden lovers as folks who embrace ‘showy’ plants, not five-star lodging. I learned that in Carversville.

To be accurate, the five hotels featured in Flower Beds: Hotels with Great Gardens include the Bel-Air in LA, hardly dowager lodgings. Other hotels featured are: Bodysgallen Hall in North Wales; Barnsley House in Gloucestershire; Le Prieuré d’Orsan in Loire, France; and Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, Italy.