Vale of Evesham Blossom Trailhello
During mid March and mid May the soft pink tones of cherry and apple blossom contrast beautifully with the white blossom of the pear and plum as the blossom explodes along the road sides of the Vale of Evesham and surrounding areas.
So this spring why not explore the natural beauty that the Vale has to offer by joining us on this trip, you will be sure to journey through some of the most idyllic villages that the area has to offer and be captivated by blossom and countryside.
Join us for our monthly mystery trip! The destinations are loosely set but can be changed even on the morning of the trip to allow for the weather or special events we might hear about. One thing is sure, it’s always a friendly, relaxed day out.
Obby ‘Oss Festival, Padstowhello
Padstow’s Obby Oss celebration is one of the oldest surviving festivals in the UK, famous for both its age and its uniqueness. Thought to have its origins in Pagan fertility rites, the Obby Oss is primarily a celebration of Beltane, the Celtic feast which honours the approach of summer.
National Trust – Bluebells at Godolphinhello
Discover Godolphin, rich in archaeology and wildlife. Travel back in time as you wander around the 16th-century garden, and the undulating landscape carpeted in vibrant bluebells in April and May.
Stroll through the tranquil woodlands and next to the river, admiring the beauty of the nature around you. In addition to the bluebell woodland, don’t miss a chance to explore the gardens at Godolphin; the walled King’s Garden has neat hedges, primroses and is perfect for soaking up the spring sun. In the side garden, which is relatively unchanged since the 16th century, the herbaceous borders are coming to life with colour and scent.
Explore the wider estate, boasting Leeds engine house and stack, the remains of the Godolphin family mine. Don’t forget to visit Godolphin Hill on the south-westerly reaches of the estate. Here you can breathe in some of the best views in Cornwall looking out over St Ives Bay to the north and the famous St Michael’s Mount to the south.
Bournemouth (Bank Holiday)hello
If you are looking for somewhere to go on this Bank Holiday then Bournemouth has plenty to offer. There are seven miles of sandy beaches for you to enjoy as well as museums, galleries and an oceanarium, There is also a fabulous mix of shops in the town – there are boutiques, department stores, designer brands and high street favourites. The shops are close to the beach and surrounded by cafés and coffee shops.
Malvern Spring Showhello
Set against the magnificent Malvern Hills, this spring festival is packed with flowers, food, crafts and family fun. There’s no better place for gardeners of all abilities to discover summer inspiration.