2nd DECEMBER : Gardening group Christmas meal – somewhere in Cheshire cost: £26.00

4th – 6th DECEMBER The Cotswold and Blenheim Palace at Christmas visiting Morton-in-the-Marsh, Cheltenham for the Christmas markets and Bourton-in-the-Water for the switching on of the Christmas lights. Continue reading


Norman’s Garden

Norman’s amazing garden with its many surprising features and tropical plants was open again this year. The weather was good and although attendance was down on last year  the event raised over £500 for Clatterbridge Cancer Research. Norman thanks everyone for their donations and support. Here are some photos of the event. Ed.

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May 8th 2015 This morning we travel to York for a short break for coffee etc., Then on to Beningborough Hall which is a national trust property. Beningborough halls impressive rooms are the perfect backdrop for the rich collection of paintings on loan from the national gallery.There are lovely gardens surrounding the mansion including a walled garden herbaceous borders. There is a restaurant which offers light meals lunches and homemade cakes. Continue reading