Day Trips 2020
Bookings for this year’s day trips can be made six weeks in advance at the Store or at the evening talks where forms will be available.
1. Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens
Lower Beeding, West Sussex
Thursday, 23rd April 2020
After a nearly 10 year closure and a two year restoration programme this is the ‘Finest Grade I woodland garden in England’ . First planted in 1801, it was re-opened in 2018. With outstanding displays of rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias.
It also features a rare colony of wallabies, the famous Dolls House Museum, a gift shop, plant sales and tea rooms.
Bookings commence 15th March 2020
2. Greys Court (NT)
Wednesday, 3rd June 2020
Greys Court is a Tudor Country House with a patchwork of styles, furnished as a comfortable family home. Delightful gardens in an idyllic setting from a wisteria walk, rose and kitchen garden to glorious wooded parkland.
Visit the tea rooms, plant stall and gift shop.
On to Hobbs of Henley for a one hour river trip on the Thames.
Bookings commence 26th April 2020
3. RHS Hyde Hall
Thursday, 20th August 2020
Hyde Hall has a beautiful hilltop garden with herbaceous borders, a rose, vegetable and Mediterranean dry garden.
Make time to visit the excellent plant centre, gift shop and cafe or restaurant.
On to Grange Barn and Paycocke’s
House & Garden (NT)
Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex
Grange Barn, Coggeshall is one of Europe’s oldest timber framed buildings. Paycocke’s is a surviving Tudor House, built for a wealthy cloth merchant in the 15th Century with a charming and tranquil cottage garden.
There is a gift shop, plant sales and a small tea room.
Bookings commence 12th July 2020
Further details are available from
Gesine Latimer on 01923 856970
(Cancellations may be liable to a charge)