Diary of Group Visits for Swindon U3A

Date Time Event Where (click venue for map)
Tue, 10-Oct-17 Travel Study Group C & G
Visit to
BLENHEIM PALACE, PARKLAND AND GARDENS
TUESDAY 10th OCTOBER 2017

The Palace has 300 years of history to discover, with its stunning architecture characterised by ornate ceilings and striking stonework and collection of portraits and tapestries. Also visit the Parkland landscaped by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, and the stunning Formal Gardens including the Water Terraces, Rose Garden, Secret Garden, Churchill Memorial Garden and The Duke’s Italian Garden.
The Pleasure Gardens are a short miniature train ride away (50p) with Butterfly House, Lavender Garden, Marlborough Hedge Maze and the ‘Blenheim Bygones’ Exhibition.

Departure times and pick-up points:-

9.15am Ashington Way, West Swindon
9.30am Ellendune Centre, Wroughton
9.50am Matalan, Greenbridge.

Free Time at Blenheim to explore all the various and interesting attractions

4.30pm (approx.) Depart for Swindon

Cost £24pp includes: coach, entry & driver’s gratuity.
All members welcome

Mary Morgan
Sylvia Blacklock
Refunds are not made after 48 hours prior to trip.