Flex Those Flower Skills at The Milestone Hotel Kensington

  • Date: Tuesday, 26 April 2011
The five-star Milestone Hotel in Kensington is offering guests the chance to celebrate the nearby RHS Chelsea Flower Show with a special package for budding florists.

Guests can seek inspiration with entrance in to the world’s most famous and glamorous flower show, then take part in two special masterclasses at The Milestone that will have them following in the footsteps of the show’s horticulture experts.

One of London’s leading floral arrangers Pascal Lavorel will lead a one hour masterclass in how to design and make a hand tied bouquet, for guests to keep or give to a loved one.  In addition, The Milestone’s Executive Chef Ryan O’Flynn, who is passionate about using only the finest seasonal ingredients and sustainable produce, will demonstrate how to make a picture perfect and delicious seasonal salad, complete with edible flowers, roasted beets and a white balsamic dressing.

As part of this special Chelsea Flower Show package, guests can also enjoy a champagne afternoon tea in The Milestone’s beautiful conservatory and for garden lovers wanting to enjoy more of London’s green spaces, Kensington Palace and Gardens are just across the road.

The Milestone Hotel, which is consistently one of the top five star hotels in London according to TripAdvisor® is a member of Red Carnation Hotels, a private, family-run collection of four and five star boutique hotels in London, Guernsey, Dorset, Geneva, South Africa and Palm Beach.  Like its twelve sister hotels, it prides itself on splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests.

The Chelsea Flower Show Experience is a minimum two night stay, is valid from Tuesday 24th May to Saturday 28th May, and costs £470.00 per night (excluding vat) based on two people sharing a luxurious Deluxe King Room.  It includes overnight accommodation, full English breakfast on both days, two full day tickets to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the 60 minute Floral Master Class, the 45 minute Culinary Master Class and a Champagne afternoon tea for two on one afternoon of your choice. 

For more information and to book for afternoon tea or an overnight stay, please visit www.milestonehotel.com