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Drive-It Day - Citroen Specials (Cotswold Area)

Event

Title:
Drive-It Day - Citroen Specials (Cotswold Area)
When:
Sun, 28. April 2019, 09:30 h
Category:
2CVGB Events
Created by:
Nigel Herring

Description

  • Over 12 amazing gardens set in the grounds of a gothic rectory. From Italy to Africa the gardens transport you around the world and beyond into a fantasy world. 
  • Whether you are an adult or a child you will be mesmerised with the features and be surprised around every corner of the 3acre garden.
  • The garden is wheel chair friendly and all is accessible.
  • Start your journey through the African jungle taking the tree top walkway. Walk behind the water cascade and enjoy the lush tropical planting. 
  • Visit the incredible Triton pool with its water jets but beware of the rising water. Pass through the pirate garden with its run aground galleon.
  • See the beautiful Italian Piazza incorporating a church and bell tower with pencil cypresses conifers under-planted with lavender.
  • Pass by Toad Hall in the Willow garden before walking through the Gunnera maze. If you find your way out then make sure you do not disturb ‘Edwina’, the resident dragon! 
  • Take a seat in the tranquil Japanese garden with Tea House and trickling tree water lily pool.

 

Restaurant – Offering an extensive menu with daily specials and has inside seating for 80 guests.  We will be taking our lunch here.

 

Address – Ralph Court Gardens is on the B4214 between Bromyard and Tenbury Wells approximately 2 miles from Bromyard.  Take the turning for Edwyn Ralph church then 1st right.

 

Ralph Court Gardens

Edwyn Ralph

Bromyard

Herefordshire  HR7 4LU

Tele:01885 483 225

www.ralphcourtgardens.co.uk

 

May I suggest that you have a look at their website.

 

Entrance – We shall be going as a group, if we get 20 members attending the entre price is £8.00 per head. If we get under 20 members the price is £10.00 per head. Payment will be made to John Sobey at the next luncheon at the Hunters Inn or at the gate.

 

Lunch – We will be having lunch in the restaurant and they have requested that we let them know what we will be having. To meet this requirement, we will be sending out a menu and we ask that you send in your meal list to John Sobey and he will pass it on to them, you can do this by phone or Email. You will be paying John for the lunch so bring cash with you. The meal has to be paid for in advance. You could bring a picnic or chance the restaurant.

 

Numbers – We also need to know who is coming, please let John know if you would like to join us.

 

Driving to the site – Since we are spread around the country we shall be meeting up at two venues, a rout plan to the gardens will be issued.

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For those in the North:-

Webbs Garden Centre

Worcester Road

Droitwch Spa

WR9 0DG

Tele: 01527 860 000

 

For those in the South:

Tewkesbury Garden Centre

Worcester Road

The Mythe

GL20 6EB

Tele: 01684 293 103

 

Timing – We arrive at our Garden Centre at 9.30am, coffee if you wish, leave about 10.30am arrive at 11am or just after.  That gives us an hour or so round the gardens, then lunch at 12.30 and more time round the garden.  Home time when everyone wishes say about 3 or 4pm.

 

Transport – It would be nice if members could come in their little cars and put on a show, this all depends on the weather.

 

Important – We need to get this all sorted out and booked with Ralph Court Gardens by the 7th April so please let John know as soon as possible.

 

John Sobey

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