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Garden Visits

Four trips are organised during the year (April to October) with a mixture of half and full day outings.
Gardens local to Bridgnorth members share own car transport contributing to driver expenses. 
Gardens at a distance, coach travel will be arranged. 
Departing from Bridgnorth, Severn Street, Low Town Car Park usually at 10.00am.
Final and full details of each visit are emailed to u3a members approx 4 weeks before the visit.
Booking is in advance to the Group Leaders, by cheque payable to Bridgnorth u3a Activities A/c
Sometimes numbers are limited and if so a waiting list will be kept against any cancellations.

                            Group Leaders:       Susan Powell & Pamela Oakley
Venues:       Varies - see Programme
Day/Time:       See Programme and Final Email details
Cost:       Entrance charges plus travel plus refreshments
Travel:       Coach or Shared Cars
Booking:       By cheque in advance payable to Bridgnorth u3a Activities A/c.


Date Venue Detail Booking
Wed 6th May Ashwood Nurseries - John's Garden 
Kinswinford, DY6 0AE   
(own (shared) shared car transport)
Traditional plant nursery with arranged access to John's Garden in Spring.
Arrive 1.15pm for 1.30pm access to Johns Garden
£11.00 payable by cheque in advance to reserve place. (Bridgnorth u3a Activities A/c)
Refreshments in Tea Room after tour (at own cost). 
Cut off date for booking 21st April
Tues 10th July RHS Garden Bridgewater, Manchester 
M28 2LJ  (Coach)
A modern garden rooted in an historic setting in Salford,
Greater Manchester
see above
Thurs 12th Sept Stockton Bury Gardens, near Leominster
HR6 0HB  (shared car transport)
Four acre garden is home to a medieval pigeon house, kitchen garden and water gardens with planted borders.  see above
Thurs 7th Nov Batsford Arboretum, Moreton in the Marsh 
GL56 9AT (Coach)
In the Cotswolds and home to some of the world's most
beautiful and rare trees, shrubs and bamboos across 56 acres
 see above
Wed 11th Dec Bodenham Arboretum - Xmas Lunch Seasonal social time together for Garden Group Members  see above