3 Day Shortbreak

Friday 29 November – Sunday 1 December



Roses, Roses and more roses
Open Gardens, Market Day, Floral Design Displays and much more


The Grosvenor Hotel Timaru
The Grosvenor has a penchant for authentic and unique design. Often referred to as a boutique hotel – they are a little modern, and a little bohemian, but very friendly.
26 Cains Terrace, Timaru
Tel: (03) 687 9190    


$715 CHS Member
$815 non member
$99 single supplement


Coach Travel
Twin Share Accommodation
2 Breakfasts and 2 Dinners
Afternoon Tea
Entrance Fees

Timaru Rose Festival 2013

click HERE – or on the image above to download the brochure and Registration Form




Day One
Friday 29th November 2013
Christchurch – Geraldine – Timaru
Visit some of the beautiful open gardens of South Canterbury. Each garden will feature art, sculpture, demonstrations and treats for sale.

Day Two
Saturday 30th November 2013
Festival day in Timaru
Enjoy a guided tour of the Trevor Griffiths Rose Gardens, meet a Rosarian and talk Roses. Visit private gardens in Timaru. Time to enter into the fun of the Festival at Caroline Bay, including Rose Exhibitions, Floral Art, Embroidery, Creative Fibre, Patchwork and Quilting.

Day Three
Sunday 1st December 2013
Timaru – Christchurch
‘Roses on the Bay Market Day” Entertainment, quality gardening, craft, and food stalls. are a feature of Market Day. Afternoon tea and a private garden visit conclude this Festival of Roses Tour.