A garden visit to Bodnant Garden National Trust has been arranged for
Wednesday,15th June 2022. Set in the gentle hills east of the River Conwy, across the river to the Mountains of Snowdonia. Undoubtedly, Bodnant Gardens looks spectacular throughout the year. They have a National collection of Asian magnolias and rhododendrons, some more than a century old. The gardens most famous feature is the stunning, yellow cascade of the Lamburnum Arch – hoping it’s still flowering for our visit. Bodnant Garden is the perfect place for a wonderful and enjoyable day out for everyone. There is a tearoom and gift shop..
We will first stop at Tweed Mill, St Asaph for time to look around and maybe for morning tea/coffee. Cost of trip Non National Trust members – £25
National Trust Members – £13
Depart Maghull Square – 8.45am. Return Maghull Square – 6pm approx
A visit has been arranged for Thursday 19th May 2022 to Cholmondeley Castle Gardens in Cheshire. We will first visit Nantwich for a browse and may be a morning tea/coffee.
The Cholmondeley family has owned Cholmondeley since the 12th century. Cholmondeley Castle Gardens one of Britain’s finest gardens. Whatever the season, within the garden there are always plants and trees in flower, including magnolia, azalea, rhododendrons and many other shrubs. One of the highlights are the beautiful old trees – giant Cedars of Lebanon, oak and lime. There is a tea room for light lunches and cakes etc. tea/coffee.
Coach leaves Maghull square – 9am
Cost of trip – see at Garden visits table or will be published later
Bodrydden Hall and Grosvenor Garden Centre Wednesday,27th April 2022
The first stop will be the Grosvenor Garden Centre, we will have time for morning tea/coffee and a look around the beautiful plants and gifts this garden centre has to offer. We will then travel to Bodrydden Hall, North Wales a most beautiful, stunning Grade 1 listed Stately home which has remained in the same family for 500 years steeped in both history and beauty. This being the home of Lord Langford and his family. The hall boasts of over several hundred acres of gardens, parkland and woodland, so there is plenty to explore. There is also a tearoom selling light refreshments.
Cost of trip – £22.
Depart Maghull Square. – 9.00am. Return Maghull Square- 5.00-5.30pm approx
Theatre group – Anything goes – Empire Apr 21 – 2.30 £28
As u like it – Playhouse May 23 – 7.30 £23
Ballet ticket for TONIGHT at Empire. Call at desk
Garden visits – Bodrydden Hall and Grosvenor GC
Apr 27 9am £22
A visit has been arranged for Wednesday 9th March 2022 to RHS Bridgewater. The former site of Worsely New Hall in Salford, is a heritage landscape that’s been transformed into a RHS garden. Opened in 2021, RHS Garden Bridgewater is the 5th RHS garden and one of the largest and most gardening project in Europe. Landscape architect, Tom Stuart-Smith created the masterplan and fantastic Bridgewater team, alongside award winning garden designers, have brought the garden to life. Bridgewater also has a cafe overlooking Victoria Meadow and offers seasonal food hot & cold, tea/coffee etc. We will also visit Bents garden centre, Warrington for a browse and hopefully get some “spring inspiration ” its a fantastic garden centre, and maybe time for a morning tea/coffee. This should be a wonderful day out. Our first garden visit for this year 2022 !! Cost of trip. £20 – payable by cheque please.
Depart Maghull Square -9.15am. Return Maghull Square – 5.00pm approx
We have arranged a 3 course Christmas lunch including tea/coffee for Wednesday, 1st December 2021 at Brookhouse Mill, North Wales. We will first visit Tweed Mill for some Christmas inspiration and then onto our Christmas Lunch.
Cost: £34.00 (including coach)
Depart: Maghull Square – 9.30 am
Return: Maghull Square -5.30 pm approx
Sold out but name can be put on waiting list.
Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus [COVID19] our trips to Trentham Gardens Wed. 22nd April and Wentworth Castle Gardens Wed.13th Mayl is cancelled. If you have booked and paid in full or paid a deposit do not worry, all payments are recorded against your name and as soon as there is an opportunity you will have a refund or it can go towards a new trip when we return. Take care, be safe and see you all soon.
4 nights/5 day holiday to Suffolk and Essex. Wednesday, 1st April 2020 and returning Sunday 5th April 2020. Departing from Maghull Square at 8am On our way down we will stop at Anglesey Abbey N/T Jacobean-style house with gardens and a working watermill. From here we continue our journey to our 4 star hotel near Colchester, where we will stay here on a DBB basis until Sunday 5th April.
We will be exploring Constable country with an official Constable guide who will accompany us on the coach. There will be time at East Bergholt, Dedham and Sudbury. We will be visiting Beth Chatto Gardens. Beth Chatto, OBE, is an award-winning plantswoman, I’m sure you will be inspired by her planting. We will also visit Laverham, England”s finest medieval village, Sutton House N/T and Helmingham Hall Gardens. Continue reading
A visit has been arranged for Wednesday 22nd April 2020 to Trentham Gardens, and shopping village and one of the largest Garden Centres in the country, Our day ticket will allow us to wander in and out of the gardens and village. The Italian garden planting is designed within the historic framework of Sir Thomas Barrys’ original Italianate Garden of the 19th Century. It has one of the largest contemporary perennial plantings in Europe. The upper flower garden has been restored and beautifully laid out. You can take a stroll around the mile long lake or maybe take a boat ride.
The shopping village is a destination to please everyone !! You can browse around amazing timber lodges with a friendly village atmosphere. There are restaurants, cafes and a massively impressive Garden Centre – this should be a wonderful day out.
Cost of trip is £21
Depart Maghull Square – 9.00am
Return Maghull Square – 6.00pm approx
Happy New year 2020 to all garden lovers. We are arranging garden visits for this new year. Our first outing will be a Carvery at the Calfs Head on Wednesday 11th March we will also visit a garden centre for some spring inspiration – details will be available at the Garden Visits table.