Stowe landscape gardens and monuments (Sat. 26/04/14)

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We need drivers – if you want to come and have a car can you let us know sooner rather than later

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Embark on a legendary journey and follow in the footsteps of 18th-century tourists by immersing yourself in 250 acres of stunning, informal landscape! Discover a fascinating history of a family and landscape that rose from sheep farming to becoming one of the most famous gardens in the world.

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With a 1700’s Inn and 40 temples, Stowe harbours 300 hundreds years of history throughout its gardens, full of hidden meanings and secrets waiting you for discover them!

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The three magnificent lakes, a bustling wildlife and the vast variety of wild-flowers that spring out  in this period of the year make of Stowe a splendid place to have a walk and enjoy the views regardless the weather, where our photographers will surely find plenty of views to immortalise.

 

 

The park offers a route around the gardens to discover the fresh beginnings and beauty of the spring flowers.

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For more information, check out Stowe website:

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe/things-to-see-and-do/garden/

Activity date:  Saturday 26th of April
Meeting point:  The Café Bookshop (Cranfield University) at 10:00 am
Departing time from Cranfield:  10:15 am
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  17.45 pm
Walk length (Km):  Around 5 miles
Club members only?:  No. But number are restricted to 16
Sign up at: Email walking@cranfield.ac.uk with “Pedro – Stowe” in the subject title
Sign-up deadline:  Friday 25th April by 1pm
Price: £8 members, £12 non members
Meal provided?:  No. There is a shop and cafe, but you may want to bring food for a picnic!
Gear:  Appropriate clothes and footwear for a gentle country walk. Always carry some water with you.
Other information: Normal entry fee is £8.50, the Walking Society is covering transport. But as always we need drivers!

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