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Hampton Court Flower Show.
Really looking forward to it, but concerned about seating, food, the hot weather etc. Taking sunhat, water and brolly! Any tips welcome, thank you!



comfy shoes, sunscreen are also a must in my book. enjoy the experience.

1 Jul, 2019


...and a giant glass of iced tea or lemonade.

1 Jul, 2019


It's not that large, nothing like Chelsea, and there's more room about. We saw it all in under 3 hours a couple of years back, so no need to sit anywhere, which means I can't recall whether there was seating or not. Pretty sure I recall tables and chairs collected around vans selling food though. Chelsea certainly does not have enough seating dotted about, but I think there was plenty of grass to sit on at Hampton - but take a seat anyway!

1 Jul, 2019


You might need comfy waterproof shoes ... it’s quite a long walk from the car park through grass. Have a great time.

2 Jul, 2019


There are quite a few seating areas around and there's the grass too. Comfortable walking shoes are a must and we're forecast good weather this week so a sunhat too.There aren't so many exhibitors in the big marquee this year so more room to move about. I much prefer HC to Chelsea for that reason. Be prepared for a long wait in traffic coming up to the car parks though and enjoy your day.

2 Jul, 2019


Thank you all very much for the information and advice. I've taken note! Hope Friday is a little cooler. Going by coach. So looking forward to it!

3 Jul, 2019

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