Trips: Lochs and Glens Holiday

LOCHS and GLENS HOLIDAY, 2018. LOCH AWE HOTEL, Dalmally, Argyll. September 1st to 6th, 2018 (5 nights, 6 days).  More information will appear later but for details, itinerary and booking form to book a place in the meantime, do please contact me.

Trips: Doddington Hall & Gardens at Christmas

Imaginatively decorated for Christmas, we have the chance to soak up the festive atmosphere of Christmas in a treasured family home which has seen a lot of Christmas mornings over its four-hundred years of history, and to see what the present – day family and staff have created.  There is also a farm shop, bauble […]

Trips: RHS Autumn Show, Malvern, Worcestershire

RHS AUTUMN SHOW AT THE 3 COUNTIES SHOWGROUND, MALVERN, WORCESTERSHIRE SUNDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2017 This show is a vibrant celebration of food, gardening and nostalgia and attracts an impressive footfall of 65,000 over two days.  Features include a Vintage Village bursting with boutique stalls, the CANNA UK Giant Vegetable Championships, a dedicated family area and a […]

Trips: City of Worcester

Worcester, by the River Severn, is a city with a fascinating history of industry and a wealth of interesting architecture.  Medieval Worcester Cathedral, one of the loveliest in England, houses royal tombs, a crypt and cloisters and admission is free.  The timber-framed Tudor House Museum, a 16th Century building situated in Worcester’s oldest and prettiest […]

Trips: ‘Call the Midwife’ Tour and Historic Dockyard, Chatham

Led by your very own Midwife, this guided tour visits areas of the dockyard that have been used as locations for the TV drama ‘Call The Midwife’.  Four new Galleries are now open to reveal the dockyard’s untold story, from the ‘Age of Sail’ to where ships where built for the Royal Navy.  ‘The Dutch […]

Trips: RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park – CANCELLED

Set in the magnificant parkland of Tatton Park, this year’s show is packed with new features, including the Evolution Themed Gardens – a glimpse into the gardens and spaces of tomorrow.  Show favourites are still here: the ever popular Back-to-Back Gardens, Water Gardens, Vertical Gardens, Summer floral displays, a Flowery Ferris Wheel, delicious Artisan food and […]

Trips: RHS Flower Show, Chatsworth House

Set within the grounds of Chatsworth House, one of UK’s stately homes, the RHS Flower Show promises to be the Gardening Event of 2017.  Held on the banks of the River Derwent, providing some of the most magnificent views in the country and amid the landscape of Capability Brown, the show promises to be full […]

Music (60s) – Derngate Theatre Outing

The original ‘dreamboats’, Marty Wilde, Eden Kane, Mike Berry, and The Wildcats, as well as very special guest Mark Wynter, join forces in The Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll Show. The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting and important years in the history of music. With the arrival […]

Trips: The Bluebell Woods, Felley Priory

Felley Priory consists of a 2½ acre Garden and Bluebell Wood, Nursery and Tea Room. Join us this spring to see the stunning bluebells in the woods, specially opened for us, above Felley Priory.  Please note: the woods are a 15-minute walk from the main garden up a steep hill, so it is not recommended […]

Trips: St Albans

St Albans is an historic gem of a cathedral city with Roman roots and beautiful medieval architecture.  The city’s colourful history can be seen in the Roman remains at the Verulamium Museum and the Roman Theatre, the only one of its kind in Britain.  There is a walking tour of the places of interest. The […]