The following trips are planned:
24TH MAY BURFORD HOUSE GARDENS – A 24 ACRE GARDEN SITUATED ON THE RIVER TEME. WE WLL ALSO VISIT LUDLOW, SAID TO BE ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE TOWNS IN ENGLAND.
COST £15.00 LEAVE MAGHULL SQUARE 8.30AM COACH FULL
RESERVE LIST IN OPERATION.
9TH JUNE RHS FLOWER SHOW SITUATED AT CHATSWORTH HOUSE DERBYSHIRE. COST £37.00 INCLUDING ENTRANCE AND COACH.
LEAVE MAGHULL SQUARE 8.30AM. FULL. RESERVE LIST IN OPERATION.
5TH JULY DAVID AUSTIN ROSES SHROPSHIRE – AWARD WINNING ROSES
GUIDED TOUR OF THE ROSE GARDENS AND LUNCH – INCLUDED IN THE PRICE. COST £37.00 LEAVE MAGHULL SQUARE 8.15AM
3RD AUGUST KIPLIN HALL YORKSHIRE. KIPLIN HALL IS AN INTRIGUING JACOBEAN HOUSE BUILT FOR GEORGE CALVERT, SECRETARY of STATE TO JAMES 1ST. THERE ARE LOVELY GARDENS, AND A TEAROOM USING FRESH PRODUCE FROM THE GARDENS.
COST £22.00 LEAVE MAGHULL SQUARE 8.30
2ND-4TH DECEMBER A SHORT 3 DAY HOLIDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS STAYING AT THE HOLIDAY INN, YORK ON A DINNER/BED & BREAKFAST BASIS. ATTENDING AN ADVENT CAROL SERVICE IN YORK MINSTER, BURTON CONSTABLE HALL and BENNINBROUGH HALL WITH TIME FOR SHOPPING IN YORK.
Nb. ALL TRIPS TO BE PAID IN FULL 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO DATE
21st November: Step into an enchantingwonderland at Chatsworth House decorated for Christmas and the theme this year is “THE NUTCRACKER”. We will also be free to visit the Christmas Markets with the many stalls selling an array of Christmas goodies and foods.
Before visiting Chatsworth itself, we will call at the Chatsworth Farm Shop for morning coffee/tea or breakfast etc., with time to browse the wonderful array of Christmas foods, and take in the wonderful views of Derbyshire.
Your ticket covers entrance to Chatsworth, the Christmas Markets, and the gardens if you so wish.
Leave Maghull Square at 8.45 am. Cost £26.50
9th December: Gardening Christmas lunch in the North Wales area. Visiting Tweedmill for morning coffee. Leave Maghull Square 9.00 am. Cost £26.00
2nd – 4th Dec: Windsor Castle and Salisbury Cathedral
Full information at Tuesday Coffee Morning
Norman Conway’s amazing garden with its many surprising features and tropical plants was open again for the last time this year. The weather was good and although attendance was down on last year the event raised over £500 for Clatterbridge Cancer Research. Norman thanks everyone for their donations and support. Here are some photos of the event. Ed.