ThisyearwestartinMarch,earlierthanusual,visitingadelightfulgarden famousforitsamazingcollectionofHellebores,organisedbyAngela Armstrong.Therestoftheteam,HeatherHayter,GillSadler,JanMorgan,Sally OutramandAnnetteWoodhaveallworkedhardplanningawonderful day out for you all at cost price. Do support them.
HOW TO BOOK A TRIP.1.Phone or email the trip organiser to check availability. 2.Date your cheque for the day of the trip and make it payable to EHS. 3.Send / deliver it to the trip organiser within a week of booking your place. 4.If you are not on Email please enclose a S.A.E. 21 cm by 8 cm for THE ITINERARY FOR THE DAY. This will be sent out approx 2 weeks before the trip (emailers. Make a note in your diary to keep an eye out for it.)
NineteenacresofgardensandgroundsatELTHAMPALACEwillbe burstingwithSpringflowers,includingthespecialTulipFestival(40,000in flower2018).Aprilshowers?ShelterinthemedievalGreatHallofthe Palace,oncefamiliartoHenryVIII,andtheoutstandingartdecomansion createdbytheCourtauldsinthe1930sandnowrestoredbyEnglish Heritage.£36includesentry(freeforEnglishHeritagemembers),audio guidetoPalace,coffeestoponwayout,teaandcakestoponreturn journey. Full details in February. Save the date and book now – Sue Talbot 01243 373750
Tulips, Tudors and Courtauld Glitz – First Trip of the Year - Tuesday 30th April
Inour4dayswevisit7wonderfulgardensfromElizabethantocontemporarymostofwhichareopening especiallyforus.WerideontherailwayacrossthestunningNorthYorkmoorsandlunchinWhitbywithits Draculaconnections.WehavecoffeeattheYorkshireSculptureGardenanextraordinaryplacedisplaying works by artists such as Henry Moore ,Barbara Hepworth and Anthony Gormley.Theamazingpricecovers4*hotel,B&B,eveningmeal,allcoaching.trainride,andentrytoallgardens, itinerarieswillbesentoutinthefirstweekinNovemberandwillincludetheBookingform.Onlywhenthis returned with the deposit will your place be assured.Do join us . We always have such a happy time.To express an interest contact ANGELA BALDRY, AWAY TRIPS ORGANISER, TEL 01243 372253. Email: email@example.com
GLORIOUS GARDENS OF YORKSHIRE - 9th to 12th June 2019 - 4 days 3 nights- Fairfield Manor Hotel, York - Cost £420; National Trust members - £395;
RotherfieldGreys,NewMiltonThisoneacregardenfeaturesvibrantbordersofsanguisorba,salvia, lobelia,dahlia,cannaandhelenium,stunningancientolivetrees,alargeoakpergola,boggardens,a whitegarden,ahostaandbegoniagazebo,waterfeatures,awildflowermeadowandwoodlandwalkwith spotting trail. Lunch stop at a town in the New Forest ChawtonHouse,nearAltonChawtonHouse,knowntoJaneAustenasthe‘GreatHouse’,wasownedby herbrotherEdward.WewillenjoyaguidedvisittothewonderfulwalledgardenbuiltbyEdward,whichis mentionedinJaneAusten’sletters.Anoptionalself-guidedvisittothe400-year-oldmanorhousewhich containsAustenfamilyheirloomsisavailableforanadditional£4entrychargepaidontheday(thenormal 2019 price is £10). The cost of the trip is £31 to include entrances, guided tour and refreshments at both gardens.ToreserveaplaceonthistrippleasecontactAnnetteWoodon01243378482or(preferably)byemailat firstname.lastname@example.orgWhenyourplaceisconfirmed,pleasesendachequewithinaweektoAnnetteWoodat7BeaconSquare EmsworthHantsPO107HUdatedforthedayofthetripandmadepayabletoEHS.Theitineraryforthe day will be sent out approximately 2 weeks before July 23rd.
Tuesday 23rd July – Visit to Rotherfield Greys, The New Forest and Chawton House
Gardens around Alton. Wednesday, 26th June 2019 Cost - £30.50.
Eltham Palace Trip - 30th April 2019 the trip is now full, but I am still taking reserve bookings in case anyone cancels. If you’ve booked, please check you have the date in your diary. Looking forward to a great day out.