Steyning Horticultural Society
Steyning Horticultural Society

Outings

Society Outings

 

 

You'll be glad to hear that our outings programme has been restored.  Where we are running the same outings planned for 2020, please check for changed dates and prices.

 

 


A reminder of the Society’s policy on booking outings

 

You will be invited to book outings any time after the AGM with no deposit required. This gives us an indication of how popular the event will be.  All money must be paid 6 weeks prior to the outing and cannot be refunded unless we are able to resell your ticket.  If you decide not to proceed with your booking please ring and cancel; it saves Charles another telephone call!  WE NOW INCLUDE DRIVERS GRATUITY IN THE TICKET PRICE.

 

 

Wednesday 20th April 2022 

Guildford and West Green House Gardens, Hampshire.


Today we go to Guildfrod where you are encouraged to walk through the castle gardens and find an early lunch.  We then go to West Green House Gardens, Hartley Wintney, to see the tulips and spring garden.


We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft car park at 9.00am and return from Hartley Wintney at 4.30pm arriving back in Steyning at 6.00pm. The cost is £25.50p per head, includes coach travel, entry fees, coffee & cake in the morning and driver gratuity.
Payment please by 9th March 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

 

Saturday 14th May 2022

Lymington and Furzey Gardens.


Today we go Lymington in the New Forest on Market day for you to explore and for an early lunch. We then go to Furzey Gardens in Minstead near Lyndhurst. This is run by a charity supporting children with learning difficulties. There is a one and a half acre garden with Rhododendrons and other plants. The garden should be at its best at this time.


We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft Car Park at 8.30am and return from Furzy Gardens at 4.30pm arriving back in Steyning by 6.30pm. The cost is £24.50p per head. Price includes coach travel, entrance fees and driver gratuity. 

Payment please by 2nd April 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

 

Wednesday 15th June 2022

Herstmonceux Castle and Fairlight Hall Gardens.

 

This morning we go to Herstmonceux Castle where you will have time to walk the formal gardens and grounds as a coffee stop. After finding lunch in Hastings we go to Fairlight Hall for a tour by the head Gardener and a cream tea in the Hall, overlooking the English Channel.


We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft car park at 9.00am and return from Fairlight.at 4.30pm, arriving back in Steyning at 6.00pm. The cost is £31 per head. Price includes coach travel, entrance fees and driver gratuity.  

Payment please by 4th May 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

 

Friday 1st July 2022

Wisley Gardens.

 

Today we visit Wisley to see the summer borders and other areas in mid-season.

 

We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft car park at 9.00am and return from Wisley at 4.00pm, arriving back in Steyning at 5.00pm. The cost is £22.50 per head (or £17.50 for RHS members) and includes coach travel, entrance to the gardnen and driver gratuity.  

Payment please by 20th May 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

Friday 15th July 2022

Durrance Manor and Parsonage Farm Gardens.


Today a short drive to Durrance Manor, Shipley. This is a 2 acre site around an ancient Hall House with many different gardens. Coffee and cake included in the visit. After finding your lunch in Petworth we go to Parsonage Farm Gardens, Kirford. This is a wonderful garden we visited a few years ago and well worth a second look. You will be amazed!  Afternoon tea and cake included.  Entry fees for both vists are donated to charity.
We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft Car Park at 9.30am and return from Parsonage Farm at 4.30pm arriving at Steyning at 5.30pm.


The cost is £37 per head and includes travel, entrance fee, Coffee and cake + driver gratuity. 

Payment please by 3rd June 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

 

Thursday18th August 2022

Rye and Great Dixter Gardens.

 

We take a leisurely drive to Rye giving you time to explore on market day and find an early lunch. In the afternoon we visit Great Dixter House and Garden. This was once the home of the famous writer Christopher LLyod and now run by a charitable Trust. This is a garden of world-wide fame. 

 

We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft car park at 9.00am and return from Great Dixter at 4.30pm arriving back in Steyning at 6.00pm.


The cost is £28.50p per head and includes travel, entrance fees and driver gratuity. 

Payment please by 7th July 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

 

Tuesday 6th September 2022

Wisley Gardens on Flower show day.

 

This is the first day of the Wisley Flower show and includes the National Dahlia Flower Show. I think this is one of the best events put on in the garden by the RHS and the Dahlias are truly amazing. 

 

We leave Steyning Fletchers Croft car park at 9.00am and return from Wisley at 4.00pm. arriving back in Steyning around 5.00pm.


The cost is £29.50p per head (or £16.50p for RHS members) and includes travel, entrance to the garden and driver gratuity.
Payment please by 26th July 2022 to Charles.  Bank Transfer or cash please.

 

 

Note to members:

  • There is limited space to describe all the venues of the 2022 visits in detail and you are encouraged to view them on the internet for a full description.
  • Due to HSBC changing our bank account to a Business account (so they can charge for paying in cash & cheques) we would prefer you to pay online, which is a free service.
  • HSBC Business account no. 61203118, sort code 40-43-48, in the name of Steyning Horticultural Society.  Please put your surname as a reference so that we can identify your payment.

 

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