Outings 2016

Three outings are planned for 2016:

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Wednesday 27th April, 2pm – Coton Manor, Northants

thumb_bluebell_wood-coton_manor_1024This will be a car outing. It is anticipated that the bluebells should be at their peak at this time. The cost is anticipated to be £6 per person and members are to make their own way there.  If desired, members will be able to arrive earlier than 2pm in order to have lunch (at own cost) in the café. Click for photo’s


Wednesday 29th June, 2pm – Wrest Park


An informal group visited Wrest Park on 29th June, although the weather was overcast with light showers, the splendour of the Wrest Park estate and it’s gardens ‘shone’ through! Click for photo’s

Saturday 15th  October – Thenford Gardens & Arboretum, nr Banbury, Northamptonshire


Courtesy of Buckingham Garden Centre

This will be a coach outing, the cost (including travel and entry to the Gardens & Arboretum) is £22 per person. Coach pickup will be at Main Road/Nodders Way to depart 12.30 for arrival at Thenford at 2pm.
It takes about two & a half hours to tour the gardens. Visitors will be provided with a detailed map which is included in the admission fee. There are no guided tours. Sensible shoes or boots are suggested. Visitors can break off at any time and return to their starting place. It is not suitable for the very elderly or the infirm. Toilets, including disabled facilities, are available in the Barn, where tea & cakes may be purchased. Departure by 5.30pm

Booking from 19th July BGA meeting, final date for bookings is 1st October 2016 – Cost per person: £22

click link for Thenford Gardens & Arboretum official website 

Please ensure that you book as soon as is possible if you wish to attend any of the above outings.