2018-19 Visits Programme

Please note that is is impossible to provide accutate details of a visit until nearer to the actual date. Full details will be provided in advance of the first booking date for each visit.

Thursday 6 December 2018
The Roman Baths and Christmas Market at Bath

Travel by train to Bath for a guided tour of the Roman Baths.  In the afternoon, explore the Christmas Market in the centre of Bath.
Booking will be from 3rd October to 20th November
For detailed information of the visit and booking click here

Monday 13 May 2019
Avebury Stones and Landscape, Avebury Manor and the Keiller Museum

This visit will complement the lecture on Stonehenge to be given in March 2019

We shall travel by coach to Avebury where we have a guided tour of the henge. We will also visit the 16C  Manor House, with rooms presented in styles from Tudor to 20C.
You can visit the Keiller Museum which contains artifacts from 1930s excavations by Alexander Keiller.

Booking will be from 5th March to 7th May

Tuesday  !8th June 2019
Upton Grey Manor House Garden and Chawton House

This visit will complement the lecture on Gertrude Jekyll to be given in September 2019.

Travel will be by coach

The Upton Grey Manor House garden was restored by the present owners in the 1980s. With its formal and wild gardens, it is the most complete and authentic Jekyll garden in existence.

 

 

 

 

We will have a guided tour of Chawton House, including the library with its collection of early women writer,s the history of the estate and the connections to Jane Austin’s family.

Booking will be from 5th March to 16th May