Newtown Linford Open Gardens

Newtown Linford Open Gardens In the last couple of years other local U3A groups have visited the gardens in Newtown Linford, open under the National Garden Scheme, and this year SLU3A members may be interested in going along and visiting on either of the Open Days on 28th or 29th May.  This particular weekend marks […]

Trips: Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Cranbrook, Kent

Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicholson fell in love with Sissinghurst Castle, moving here in 1932 and creating a world renowned garden.  The history of the estate is diverse, beginning life as a Saxon pig farm; being used as a prison in the 1700s; and by the Womens Land Army during the war.  Today the wonderful […]

Garden visit – May

On Thursday, 19th May, a guided visit has been arranged to the Harborough Arboretum, off Burnmill Road, Market Harborough.  We will meet at 2pm by the main reception entrance of the Robert Smyth Academy and the cost is £3 per person.  For attendees who wish to end the afternoon with a cup of tea and […]