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2021 Programme -

Covid 19 has interrupted this programme - below gives an idea of what will be on offer when 'normal service' resumes!



Departure Point and Transport
9.00 am departure from Westgate Civic Offices (unless otherwise stated) 
9.10 am pick up in Low Town (details confirmed when you book). 

Coach, Minibus or Community Bus and some trips are cars only

Deposits for Trips and Dates
A non-refundable deposit of £10 per member is payable when signing up for a Garden Visit.  
Trips are organised on Thursdays, unless otherwise stated. 

Balance of Trip Monies
Costs for each trip vary due to final numbers, entrances fees and transport used on the day.
The balance due will be collected (cash please) on the day of the trip, before embarking the coach.
Trips range between £15 and £35.

National Garden Scheme (NGS)
NGS Gardens (and other Gardens) with entrance charges are included in the trip cost.

National Trust Membership (NT)     English Heritage Membership (EH)
Non NT or EH Members will need to pay entrance fees. 
Members please remember to bring your Membership Card!

No-Shows and Late Changes 
If, for any reason, you are unable to join us on the day, and if applicable, you will be asked to pay
any outstanding personal balance due for the pre-booked transport costs. 

Unexpected changes (if any) to this programme will be posted onto our U3A Website under 

Group Leader:  Maria Hughes  

Click here for full information
  Gardens Programme Leaflet 2019

Date Morning ... Afternoon ...
21st February Hopton Hall Sudbury Hall, Derby and Childhood Museum (NT)
28th March   (2.00pm) Lyndale House, Astley Abbots (NGS)  Cars only
25th April Derwen Garden Centre & Nursery, Welshpool Powis Castle for lunch (NT)
16th May Ness Botanic Gardens, Cheshire  
23rd May The Cottage Herbery, Tenbury Wells 
Lunch at Ludlow Food Centre
Wildegoose Nursery, Millichope Park
6th June Preen Manor, Church Preen  
27th June Kenilworth Castle (EH)  Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick
18th July Langdale, Offenham (NGS) 
Lunch at Evesham Country Park
Bob Brown's Nursery
25th July Tredegar House, Newort, S Wales (NT)  
15th August Winterbourne House, Birmingham Martineau Community Gardens
22nd August Plas Brondanw, North Wales  
26th September Arley Hall and Gardens, Cheshire  
24th October Pendrhyn Castle & Gardens (NT)  
5th December Chirk Castle (NT) Moreton Park, Wyevale Garden Centre
19th December   (12 noon) Bodenham Arboretum Xmas Meal    Cars only



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