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SNOWDROP TOURS in FEBRUARY 10.30 – noon.Garden tour with Christine looking at winter colour & bulbs. Must be pre booked.PLACED RESTRICTED TO 6 PEOPLE on each tour. Please check Events page for ’22 Dates /Prices etc
COVID 19. We’ll reserve dates up to 6 weeks before your visit. Then Numbers /Catering requirements etc can be organised at a later date. Details shown below are for guidance only- we’ll give definite prices for food at a later stage Covid has meant some items have risen in price or maybe unavailable. To secure your day, bookings are confirmed by paying the full amount 4 weeks in advance of your visit.
FILMING / PHOTO /SHOOTS We offer exclusive out of hours use of outdoor venue for 4 hours, with full garden access & parking for up to 35 people £350.( pre booked) welcome Mornings & Afternoons on Mon, Tuesday or Weds by car or coach. Also excellent for Art classes & Photography groups during autumn. £200 for 4 hours No food available – Self catering only, we can provide outdoor seating. Toilets available. The above must be booked in advance with full amount paid.
GROUP VISITS ’21 ORGANISERS. PLEASE READ TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE FOR EASY HASSLE FREE BOOKING, WE WANT YOU TO ENJOY THE VISIT TOO!.
AVAILABILITY. We are now taking provisional bookings for 2022. It’s important to check that the date you require is available before passing it onto your group. It may be already taken. For groups the gardens are closed to the general public and we have reserved Mondays/Tues/Wednesdays to make it a special day for your private coach parties/groups, when you will have the gardens to yourselves. Your required date will be held until 6 weeks before your visit date.
PAYMENT Full payment should be paid at least 4 weeks before your reserved date. If we haven’t received your payment we will be free to offer the date to another group. This payment is non refundable. Prices include Entry, Tour, Food & Drink as booked. RE- Coach companies; Arrival times can be arranged to suit your itinerary.
SUMMER GARDEN TOURS April- Sept. Tours with garden owner.
GROUP ORGANISERS – IMPORTANT To book or enquire about a group visit or talk;
- email us firstname.lastname@example.org with a preferred visit date & contact telephone number.
- Christine will call you to confirm that your requested date is available within one week.
- Please decide on which option ( below) you would like & email it to us. We will then send a list of Menu Choices for Toasties etc. for you to circulate around your group.
- We will provisionally reserve that date for you until six weeks before your visit date. If you decide against the visit please email us asap. so that the date is available for another group. At six weeks we will ask for your Menu choices.
- Four weeks before your visit please pay the full amount – non returnable. to secure your day. Card or cash payment only. If the full amount isn’t paid we will assume that you have cancelled.
- Confirmation of payment, Access Statement & Directions will be sent as an email. within a few days.
Pre-paid Coach Groups of 30+ will be welcomed by the owner Christine Liddle and given a guided tour of the gardens. Refreshment tickets will be distributed on arrival and will avoid queuing in the coffee shop. It also allows individuals to roam between the nursery, coffee shop and gardens at will and in their own time if they do not want to be included in the tour. We can comfortably accommodate 30 people. Christine will be around to answer questions for the duration of your visit.
We are flexible, a number of variations are available, call us to see if we can help with your group visit.
We have on-site parking for up to 30 seater coaches. / 22 cars and a drop off point with near off- site parking for larger coaches.
OPTION 1. Allow 3.5 hrs. 10.30am start approx. Arrival, Welcome, History & Guided Tour of the gardens with garden owner, Christine Liddle followed by Gardeners Lunch. GARDENERS LUNCH; – You will be given 2021 provisional choices when booking until April 2022 when we’ll have a better idea of availability etc – Ploughmans or Hummus Platter OR Toasties followed by a Sweet Treat & Coffee. (Gluten Free Rolls & cake available if previously requested.) After lunch there’s time for individuals to roam & revisit the gardens, ask questions or peruse Plant Sales. Min 18 Max 30 places £19.95 per person
OPTION 2 Arrival Mon-Wed. 2 pre arranged hours to suit your group. Private Admission for individuals to visit 14 Gardens + Plant Sales Area. No refreshments or guided tour included but Garden owner Christine will be available to answer questions throughout your visit. Min 20 Max 30 £9 per person
OPTION 3 Morning Allow 2hrs 10.00am-11.30 Welcome, History & Guided Tour with Owner Christine. No refreshments. . Plant Sales will be open & Christine will be available to answer questions throughout your visit. Min. 20 Max 30 places £11 per person
OPTION 4 Morning Coffee & Cake Visit 10.30 am – 12.30 Coffee & Cake on arrival. Welcome, History & Guided tour of the gardens with Owner Christine. Plant sales will be open & Christine will be available to answer questions throughout your visit. Min 20 Max 30 places £15 per person
OPTION 5 Afternoon Cream Tea Visit. Allow 2.5 hrs 1.30-3.30pm Welcome, History & Guided tour of 14 Garden areas with the owner. Cream Teas served from 2.30pm Plant sales will be open. Min 20 Max 30 £17 per person
OPTION 6 Evenings only Allow 2 hours. 7pm-9pm Guided Tour with the owner. No refreshments. £150 per group max 30 persons.
AUTUMN & SPRING GARDEN TOURS for the Dedicated Gardeners who don’t mind the cold weather. 11am – 2.30pm Garden Tour with Christine. Followed by Toasties & with Cake & Hot drink. An accompanied ‘behind the scenes’ walk through the plant propagation areas, ask questions & look around the nursery or revisit your favourite part of the gardens. £19.95 per person max 18.
Illustrated talks for winter evenings or daytime – suitable for mixed interest groups: U3a ,W.I., Horticultural Societies etc. COVID 19 No bookings are being made for talks for the foreseeable future & I’m unable to do Zoom talks due to our completely unreliable broadband quality.
2021 Local Area: £105. Venues over 30 miles away from the gardens – please ask.
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