This year we start in March, earlier than usual, visiting a delightful garden famous for its amazing collection of Hellebores, organised by Angela Armstrong.The rest of the team, Heather Hayter, Gill Sadler, Jan Morgan, Sally Outram and Annette Wood have all worked hard planning a wonderful 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.)
Nineteen acres of gardens and grounds at ELTHAM PALACE will be bursting with Spring flowers, including the special Tulip Festival (40,000 in flower 2018). April showers? Shelter in the medieval Great Hall of the Palace, once familiar to Henry VIII, and the outstanding art deco mansion created by the Courtaulds in the 1930s and now restored by English Heritage. £36 includes entry (free for English Heritage members), audio guide to Palace, coffee stop on way out, tea and cake stop on return 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
In our 4 days we visit 7 wonderful gardens from Elizabethan to contemporary most of which are opening especially for us. We ride on the railway across the stunning North York moors and lunch in Whitby with its Dracula connections. We have coffee at the Yorkshire Sculpture Garden an extraordinary place displaying works by artists such as Henry Moore ,Barbara Hepworth and Anthony Gormley.The amazing price covers 4* hotel, B&B, evening meal, all coaching. train ride, and entry to all gardens, itineraries will be sent out in the first week in November and will include the Booking form. Only when this 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
GLORIOUS GARDENS OF YORKSHIRE - 9th to 12th June 2019 - 4 days 3 nights- Fairfield Manor Hotel, York - Cost £420; National Trust members - £395;
Rotherfield Greys, New Milton This one acre garden features vibrant borders of sanguisorba, salvia, lobelia, dahlia, canna and helenium, stunning ancient olive trees, a large oak pergola, bog gardens, a white garden, a hosta and begonia gazebo, water features, a wildflower meadow and woodland walk with spotting trail. Lunch stop at a town in the New Forest Chawton House, near Alton Chawton House, known to Jane Austen as the ‘Great House’, was owned by her brother Edward. We will enjoy a guided visit to the wonderful walled garden built by Edward, which is mentioned in Jane Austen’s letters. An optional self-guided visit to the 400-year-old manor house which contains Austen family heirlooms is available for an additional £4 entry charge paid on the day (the normal 2019 price is £10). The cost of the trip is £31 to include entrances, guided tour and refreshments at both gardens.To reserve a place on this trip please contact Annette Wood on 01243 378482 or (preferably) by email at email@example.comWhen your place is confirmed, please send a cheque within a week to Annette Wood at 7 Beacon Square Emsworth Hants PO10 7HU dated for the day of the trip and made payable to EHS. The itinerary for the day will be sent out approximately 2 weeks before July 23rd.
Tuesday 23rd July – Visit to Rotherfield Greys, The New Forest and Chawton House
Emsworth Horticultural Society
A visit to Colemore House Garden which is a 4 acre garden featuring rooms containing many unusual plants. A spectacular arched rose walk, water rill, mirror pond, herbaceous and shrub borders and woodland walk. Many admire the manicured lawns, new grass gardens and a thatched pavilion in the grounds. After lunch in Alton we will visit The Thatched Cottage at Upper Farringdon. The 16th century cottage is Grade II listed (not open) set in 1.5 acres with borders full of colourful herbaceous plants, pond and waterfall, etc. There is a rose pergola with over 80 roses intertwined with honeysuckle and clematis. This includes a visit to Berry Cottage garden next door which has colour themed borders and many unusual plants. Further details of this trip will follow. Organiser Heather Hayter, phone 02392 597103 firstname.lastname@example.org