Trips and Days Out
Throughout the year Purbrook Horticultural Society and trip organiser Ann Richardson plan and lay on a varied range of coach trips to visit stately homes, and beautiful gardens. On this page you can see our list of forthcoming days out for the year ahead.
2019 Days Out - Come and join in the fun
Sunday 3rd March 2019
Orchids at Kew Gardens — £27
A rare opportunity to head behind the scenes and discover where Kew horticulturists grow some of the most unusual orchids and plants for ornamental displays.
This will be the 24th Orchid Festival at Kew. The theme will be "Columbia".
Sunday 12th May 2019
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens — £22
Leonardslee is world famous for its display of azaleas and rhododendrons set alongside seven lakes. It was developed over 200 years. In 1889 it was being maintained by the Loder family. It was closed a few years ago and now has a new owner and will be re-opening in January. It has all facilities and the wallabies, doll’s house, shop and cafe serving hot and cold meals will be open.
Sunday 14th July 2019
Mapperton House and Gardens — £24
The nations finest house’ Countryfile 2006. Jacobean manor overlooking an Italianate upper garden with orangery, topiary and formal borders descending to fishponds and shrub gardens. All Saints’ Church forms the South wing opening on to courtyard and stables. There are fine views of nearby Dorset hills and woodlands. There will be a guided tour of the Manor which is still lived in by the Earl and Countess of Sandwich.
The cafe and shop are on the ground floor.
Sunday 8th September 2019
Wisley and the Flower Show — £15
Spectacular late summer flower show at RHS Garden Wisley, with amazing displays, award-winning nurseries.
Sunday November TBA 2019
Christmas at Hever Castle — £TBC
Beautiful decorations in the Castle, a Christmas trail and the chance to see Father Christmas - be enchanted by the magic of Christmas at Hever Castle.
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN GOING ON ONE OF THESE TRIPS?
Prices of tickets includes a tip for the driver and all entrance fees.
There is a deposit of £15.00 per person per trip required.
Balance payable at least 4 weeks before day of trip. Please telephone and book on 023 9225 4986 and either send a cheque to 16 Fir Copse Road, Waterlooville PO7 5JA made payable to PHS Trips or put payment in an envelope with name and phone number, and hand into Lynda Piddington at the Store or at the monthly meetings.
We leave Ladybridge Road at 9am for all trips.