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  • Spend a relaxing day within the grandeur of Wynyard Hall, creating an early summer low bowl design using a collection of tumbling garden roses & other seasonal varieties.  After a delicious Afternoon Tea there will be a guided tour with Wynyard’s Head Gardener.  Draw inspiration from the gardens bursting with 3000 David Austin roses, a true botanical escape! 


    Wynyard Hall, an estate forged by history, an experience like no other, set in 120 acres of private grounds. 

    A floral day retreat, learning how to create amazing flowers for your home or special event, simply aimed at people who love flowers!’


    Immerse yourself in the beauty of floral design as you connect with other like-minded flower enthusiasts. Our expert florists will guide through the art of arranging luxury garden roses followed by an indulgent afternoon tea.


    The Day

    09.30   Welcome coffee and introduction from Thyme to Bloom

    10.00    Class start: Demonstration & Floral Design

    13.00    Afternoon Tea served outside the Londonderry Room

    15.00    Class finishes followed by garden tour with Mark

                   (Head Gardener)


    It’s All About the Roses

    Captivated by the beauty of Wynyard’s Rose Garden.  The focus of your design will be the timeless garden rose, blending with an array of carefully curated seasonal blooms.


    David Austin roses are renowned for their exquisite fragrances, their distinctive, timeless charm and their full, multi-petaled blooms, reminiscent of old-fashioned roses but with a touch of modern elegance.



    • Learn the techniques of conditioning and preparing flowers and the art of handling cut garden roses with finesse
    • Immerse yourself in the beauty of floral arranging with other like-minded floral enthusiasts
    • Key elements of floral design, including colour, texture and balance from a professional florist. 
    • Discover your own unique floral style
    • Take home your own stunning creation to decorate your home
    • A lovely relaxed day, a little treat for yourself


    (This class is perfect for anyone interested in the art of floral design; no experience is required.)


    Afternoon Tea

    Enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea experience.

    Savour a delectable array of sweet and savoury treats, expertly crafted to tantalise your taste buds.


    Garden Tour

    We end the day with a guided tour of the gardens with Mark, the Head Gardener … David Austin roses in early May, floral heaven!


    ‘A truly special immersive experience, celebrating the

    beauty of garden roses’

    A Summer of English Roses & Sparkling Afternoon Tea - Friday 3 May 2024

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