Meet the Bees and Tour of the Estate Lunch for Two

Meet the Bees and Tour of the Estate Lunch for Two

Your voucher includes coffee and cookies on arrival, a tour of the gardens with our Estate Manager Russell Dixon, a guided visit to our bee hives with our resident Bee Keeper, pre-lunch glass of Champagne, two course lunch with a glass of wine followed by coffee and petits fours.


Russell Dixon, our Estate Manager will take you on a tour of our 50 acres of formal gardens and parkland. Russell has worked at Great Fosters for over 20 years and will provide an interesting tour of the hotel gardens. Then, once you are appropriately “suited & booted”, you will be taken to visit our bees, where our beekeeper will explain the fascinating and absorbing art of bee keeping. A glass of Champagne will be served afterwards followed by lunch in The Estate Grill with a glass of wine.

10am – 10.30am : Coffee and cookies
10.30 – 11.30am : Garden tour or visit the bee hives 
11.30 – 11.45am : Change over
11.45 – 12.45pm : Garden tour or visit the bee hives
12.45 – 1.15pm : Pre-lunch drink
1.15pm : Lunch in The Estate Grill or on the Terrace

The voucher includes coffee and cookies on arrival, garden tour, visit to the hives, pre-lunch glass of Champagne, two course lunch with a glass of wine followed by coffee and petits fours.

Numbers are limited to a maximum of twelve guests in total and the garden tour and hive visit will be for six guests at a time.

Protective suits and gloves will be provided. Wellington boots are available but if you would like to bring your own please do. Please dress accordingly as the event will go ahead regardless of weather conditions.

Dates available: Dates available during 2019: Wednesday, 29th May, Thursday, 13th June, Friday, 28th June, Wednesday, 10th July & Thursday, 25th July

Please call the hotel to reserve your place on one of the above dates.

You can present this experience in a beautifully designed and packaged gift wallet.   Personalise your gift by adding the recipient's name and adding a message. 

All you need to do is add this item to the shopping bag, then complete the address details and enter your message. You have the option to leave blank if you prefer to hand write your own message.


  1. All postage of vouchers is to UK addresses only.
  2. All vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of sale. Vouchers not used within this time will be forfeited with no entitlement to refund or exchange.
  3. All vouchers must be booked in advance.
  4. Reservations are subject to availability, at our discretion. Please call the telephone number specified on the restaurant’s home page to make your reservation. Purchase of a voucher is not a guarantee of a reservation.
  5. Vouchers can be used as full or part payment on goods and services at Great Fosters, in the UK. Purchases made with vouchers are not refundable in cash.
  6. Vouchers are not transferable, refundable in cash or replaceable if lost, destroyed or stolen.
  7. Experience vouchers must be presented by the bearer on arrival. The voucher number must be mentioned when booking.
  8. Vouchers purchased for experiences can be exchanged for the experience detailed on the voucher or for goods and services up to the value of that experience.  Items ordered in addition to the experience and discretionary service charges / gratuities are not included in the price of experience vouchers.
  9. Experience Vouchers cannot be exchanged between restaurants.
  10. Vouchers for experience days are only valid with a booking and no admittance shall be permitted for persons without a booking.
  11. Vouchers can only be used for a single transaction; any remaining amount is not exchangeable for cash or another voucher and will be automatically forfeited.
  12. Risk will pass to the customer upon delivery and title will pass upon receipt of payment in full. Where vouchers are dispatched by email, risk will pass to the customer when the email is sent and title will pass upon receipt of payment in full.
  13. The company reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions without prior notice.
  14. For technical queries regarding the website, shopping cart or receiving the vouchers please contact 0330 024 9033.
  15. For the avoidance of doubt, the term ‘voucher’ as used in these terms and conditions refers only to vouchers purchased directly from the Great Fosters website ( and include monetary vouchers, experience meal vouchers and experience day vouchers.

Refund Policy

Should you be unhappy with your vouchers, please return them to GIFT BONOBO within seven days of receipt and we will provide a full refund. After those 7 days, refunds will not be provided.

To request a refund, please call 0330 024 9033 to report the problem and then post the vouchers to Great Fosters c/o GIFT BONOBO, Long Barn Village, Alcester Heath, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JJ

The refund would be made to the card used for payment and for the full amount stated, including the postage and packaging.

Cancellation Policy

Guest cancellations of meal experiences and monetary voucher bookings are subject to the cancellation policy of that restaurant; guests may be charged a cancellation fee. Where a voucher has not been used due to the cancellation of a booking, the voucher remains valid until used or expired.

Experience vouchers cancelled by customers after 48 hours, 12pm GMT prior to arrival, appointment or reservation shall be forfeited with no right to refund or exchange.

In the unlikely event a booked experience day is cancelled by the company the experience voucher shall remain valid and the company will make every endeavour to re-book the experience day at a mutually convenient time within the next 12 months.  Where a booking cannot be re-arranged the experience voucher can be used in exchange for goods and services up to the face value of the voucher at Great Fosters (subject to voucher expiry and reservation).

The company cannot be held liable for any travel or accommodation costs in relation to a cancellation and experience day vouchers that are not re-booked or exchanges for goods and service shall be forfeited.