At selected garden
Leader: Ann Darling
1st Tuesday of the month, meeting at the garden 2.20 pm for 2.30 pm start.
For our visit on 5th July we are at Court View, Solsbury Lane, Batheaston, Bath, BA1 7HB. From the roundabout on the A4 turn right up into Batheaston High Street, straight over the first roundabout then take the turning on right up Brow Hill, signed Northend, St Catherine. At top of rise turn left into Solsbury Lane. Court View is 2nd driveway on left. Parking for 5 cars. Public car park in the village. This garden is 2 acres and has glorious views from terraced lawns. Entry is £5 plus £5 for refreshments. Please confirm with me by 16th June if you will be coming. Numbers are restricted to 25.
For our visit on Tuesday 2nd August the garden is The Hayes, Newton St. Loe, Bath, BA2 9BU. This one acre garden is further away, 50 minutes, on edge of Duchy of Cornwall village with herbaceous borders and formal lawns and terraces. Tulips, wisteria, alliums, foxgloves, gladioli, dahlias, asters. Wonderful views. Entry with refreshments is £12 and parking is available. Please let me know by 25th July if you would like to join the visit.
On Tuesday 6th September the last visit of the season is to Scots Farm, Pinkney, Malmesbury, SN16 ONZ. Comprising 7 acres which includes a Japanese garden, a Spanish garden and a wildflower meadow. Entry with refreshments is £8 and parking is available. Please confirm with my by 26th August if you would like to join the visit.
Visits are open to all U3A members but I need to know by the stated dates if you plan to come along in order to confirm numbers with the garden owners. Where there are number restrictions, it is a first come first served basis.
For all visits please arrange car sharing. Thank you all for your cooperation.