Gardens - Shoreham
The Gardens - Shoreham group meet on the 2nd Monday of each month except, August and December.
Most visits are to National Garden Scheme gardens, Indoor meetings are held (with Gardens - Southwick) during November, January & February, these take the form of fun quiz times, informative speakers or slide shows.
Please note the following:
- The Entrance Fee quoted for gardens includes refreshments unless otherwise stated.
- All events start at 2pm unless otherwise stated.
For more information contact our U3A's Groups Coordinator by email by clicking on the bluebird box on this page.
RHS members cannot use their card on a group visit.
During the winter the group combines with Gardens - Southwick and meets indoors. Our meeting dates for November 2018 to February 2019 are
All meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month at 2pm unless otherwise stated. Number in brackets relates to Yellow Book
Monday March 11th
Laroche, 43 Coombe Drove, Steyning, BN44 3PW (76)
Entrance, tea and cake £8
Monday April 8th
6 Plantation Rise, Worthing, BN13 2AH (111)
Entrance, tea and cake £5
Monday May 13th
Old Erringham Cottage, Steyning Road, Shoreham-by-sea, BN43 5FD (101)
Entrance, tea and cake £9
Monday June 10th
Holford Manor, Holford Lane (69) North Chailey, Lewes BN8 4DU
Entrance, tea and cake £10
Monday July 8th
Saffrons, Holland Road, Steyning BN44 3GJ (121)
Entrance, tea and cake £9
Do’s and Don’ts for Garden Group Members
DO reply to emails to let organiser know whether, or not you are intending to go on a visit. If you don’t reply, we don’t know if you might turn up. Garden owners like to know numbers in advance to prepare refreshments. Numbers required the Monday before the visit.
Members not on email will be provided with a schedule of gardens to be visited and are expected to phone if they want to be included. Or they can provide the Coordinator with stamped addressed envelopes if they require reminders.
DO let organiser know if circumstances change and you can’t go.
DO turn up rain or shine. It isn’t fair on garden owners if you stay away because of the weather. They will have made cakes in advance. If they cancel that’s different. If you think a visit is likely to be cancelled due to poor weather, please check your email before setting off.
DO wear sensible shoes and take a stick if helpful. Many gardens have steps and slopes.
DO offer to give the driver some money towards petrol if you accept a lift. 20p per mile divided among the occupants of the car is suggested.
Page last updated 07.03.19
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