Category Archives: Outings

Antiques Roadshow at Helmingham Hall – 31st August 2018

Those BGA members that visited Helmingham Hall on the 17th June 2015 will have the opportunity to ‘revisit’ this fabulous House and its gardens. For those that didn’t, this is an opportunity to see it from the comfort of your … Continue reading

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BGA Outing to Deene Park

On Tuesday, 4th July, 33 members and associates of the BGA partook in a coach outing to Deene Park in Northamptonshire.  Grade 1 listed Deene Park is the ancestral and current home of the Brudenell family.  The house dates back … Continue reading

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Outing to Thenford Gardens and Arboretum 15th October 2016

On Saturday, 15th October 2016, a full capacity coach of 39 members of the Biddenham Gardeners Association enjoyed a visit to Thenford Gardens and Arboretum. Shortly after our visit a new website was launched which provides full visitor information and shows off … Continue reading

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Biddenham Gardeners Outing to Coton Manor

On 27th April 2016, members of the Biddenham Gardeners Association visited Coton Manor in Northamptonshire. This is a garden well worth visiting no matter what time of the year (at this time the Bluebell Wood is stunning) with always something … Continue reading

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BGA Outing to Broughton Grange

On 16th July, 29 members and friends of Biddenham Gardeners Association visited Broughton Grange Gardens near Banbury, Oxfordshire.  Our first stop was the Saye & Sele Arms in the village of Broughton for lunch and refreshments, followed by a short … Continue reading

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BGA Outing to Helmingham Hall

On 17 June a group of just over thirty Association members and friends visited Helmingham Hall near Stowmarket in Suffolk. We stopped for a welcome cup of coffee in the newly redesigned restaurant at Anglesey Abbey and arrived at Helmingham … Continue reading

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Gardens Worth Visiting – Roger Skipper

It is always a pleasure to welcome back Roger Skipper, our speaker on the 15th June.  Tonight he presented a slide show of gardens which he considered worth visiting; most of them were within 1-2 hours drive of Biddenham.  Roger … Continue reading

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Outing to the OU Gardens, Milton Keynes Garden – 26th May 2015

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Outing to Orchard Grange, Old Warden – 2nd July 2014

Many of you will remember that in September last year Victoria Diggle, Assistant County Organiser for the National Gardens Scheme, gave us a fascinating insight into how the scheme started.  Victoria went on to talk about her own garden, Orchard … Continue reading

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Outing to The Savill Garden – 24th June 2014

Biddenham Gardeners Association – 2nd Outing of 2014 Twenty three members of the BGA travelled by coach to Surrey to visit the acclaimed Savill Gardens, part of ‘The Royal Landscape’ Developed from un unused area of Windsor Great Park, this immense 35 acre … Continue reading

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