Outings

PRICES INCLUDE COACH FARES, ENTRY FEES, AND DRIVERS GRATUITY 

ALL TRIPS LEAVE FROM THE VINEYARDS, GREAT BADDOW

£5 Deposit per seat is required.

Mobility scooters can be arranged depending on the venue.

Please make cheques payable to Great Baddow Horticultural Society

To book please contact:

Eddie Cole
151 Wood Street,
Chelmsford
CM2 8BJ
Tel: 01245 259913

e-mail:outings@greatbaddow-horticultural.co.uk or ecpc151@virginmedia.com

THURSDAY 13 JUNE    LITTLE MYLES ONGAR ROAD STONDON MASSEY CM15 0LD MEET THERE 6pm Cost £6
Transport can be arranged from the Vineyards 5.00pm

Romantic, naturalistic garden full of hidden features set in three acres.  Full borders, meandering paths to a beach garden. a jungle garden with fountains, sculptures and tranquil benches, an ornamental vegetable patch, herb garden and the opportunity to buy cosmetics. The evening will conclude with inclusive tea/coffee and biscuits.

SUNDAY 23JUNE MOUNT EPHRAIM GARDENS AND CANTERBURY KENT   
DEPART 9.00am COST £25.00
There will be time for lunch and to explore the ancient city of Canterbury, famous for the Cathedral and Chaucer’s Tales with many fine old gabled  buildings along the narrow streets. Mount Ephraim is a beautiful family owned estate situated in the heat of Kent. There are elaborate and unusual topiary of birds, and animals, the millennium rose gardens and traditional herbaceous borders, Japanese rock and water gardens and a lake. Light lunch and afternoon teas are served in the restaurant.

SUNDAY 14 JULY HOLKHAM HALL NORFOLK 
DEPART 8.00am  COST £29
a Palladian hall, the seat of the Earls of Leicester, dating from 1750 and situated near the sea on the north Norfolk coast. It has superb collections of ancient statuary, original furniture, tapestries and paintings by Rubens, Van Dyck, Claude, Gaspar Poussin and Gainsborough, Formal planting surrounds the Hall with a 6 acre walled garden which is currently being rejuvenated. All types of refreshment are available in the Courtyard Café.

SUNDAY 18 AUGUST  CHARTWELL HOUSE AND GARDENS KENT 
DEPART 9.45am COST NATIONAL TRUST MEMBERS £21 NON MEMBERS  £27

Chartwell in Kent was the house for over 40 years of Sir Winston Churchill, The house and museum are filled with treasurers from every aspect of Churchill’s life. The grounds are described as the quintessential British flower gardens. Lady Clementine’s rose garden contains the famous “Pascali rose”. refreshments of all types are  available at the Café with inside and outside seating.

SUNDAY 22 SEPTEMBER  PECKOVER HOUSE CAMBRIDGESHIRE                  DEPART 8.30am COST NATIONAL TRUST MEMEBERS £20 NON MEMBERS £26

Peckover House is a secret gem in Wisbech, a classic Georgian town house owned by a Quaker family who run a private bank. The gardens themselves are outstanding  – a huge area of sensory delight, complete with an orangery, summer houses, rose garden and croquet lawn. The café offers light lunches and refreshments.