ALL START AT 2P.M. COST PER EVENT £4.
A full report of the event with trees seen and notes on identification and origins will be sent to each participant.
Dogs on leads welcome to all meetings.
SUN. 11TH MARCH. OLDBURY COURT (VASSALS PARK) FISHPONDS------early Spring visit . Good specimens IN FLOWER
Meet in the car park as usual at the end of Oldbury Court Rd. Fishponds.
SAT.17TH MARCH ASHTON PLANTATION FAILAND BRISTOL
Meet in the Forestry Commission Car Park at the top of Belmont Hill Failand.
WED.21ST MARCH ST.GEORGES PARK BRISTOL.
Meet in the car park in Chalks Rd on the corner with the A 420
SAT 24TH MARCH ST ANDREWS PARK BRISTOL
Meet outside entrance in Effingham Rd St Andrews.
SUN 25TH MARCH BLAISE CASTLE GROUNDS nr. Henbury Hill.
Meet by the Repton Arch /car park at the entrance to the grounds at the top of Henbury Hill. Limited parking available/room nearby. You will visit parts you have not seen before.
ALL START AT 2P.M. COST £4. per event
As usual a report will be sent to each treegazer later.
April is the time we expect to see Cherries and Magnolias in flower. Many trees will also be in flower.
SUN IST APRIL THE ROYAL FORT GARDENS CLIFTON.
Meet outside the Hawthorns Hotel. We shall look at the Hiatt Baker Memorial Garden and the Adolph Leipner Garden as well. Allow 2hrs for this rich collection of trees.
SAT 7TH APRIL OAKLANDS ALMONDSBURY. S.GLOS.
The home of Hiatt Cowles Baker in the early C20th. Many Cherries and Magnolias .
Meet by the entrance on the A38 –next to the Motorway Police offices. Near junction 16 on the M5 (within 100 yards of the junction northwards)
FRI. 13TH APRIL OLDBURY COURT FISHPONDS (again)
One of the best collections of trees in Bristol.! Planted soon after the war in the 50s
Meet in the car park at the end of Oldbury Court Rd. Fishponds.
WED 18TH APRIL ASHTON PARK BEDMINSTER BRISTOL .
Meet at the park entrance in Ashton Rd Bedminster (near Ashton Gate-Football ground). A park we have not visited for a little while.
MON 23RD APRIL BLAISE CASTLE GROUNDS /MANSION AREA BRISTOL
Meet in the main car park with the toilets and café on the B 4057 . We shall be following the Blaise tree trail—(copies available from Mansion –cost 20p). Rare and exotic trees –plenty of history.
FRI 27T APRIL HAM GREEN (OLD HOSPITAL GROUNDS ) Nr Pill.
Some fine trees have been saved by the developers. Many will be in flower.
Meet in Macrae Rd at the junction with Ham Green on the main Rd.
Dogs welcome with leads on all except The Royal Fort Gardens Clifton .
Contact 01275 848629 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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You may contact me on 01275 848629 or write to 29 Nore Rd Portishead Bristol BS20 7HN
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THE AVON GORGE AND DOWNS WILD LIFE PROJECT. EVENTS PROGRAMME
I AM INVOLVED WITH THE FOLLOWING EVENTS---which are arranged through the Bristol Zoo Gardens -----Mandy Lievers .
This will enable you to join me if you wish. There is a small charge.
Tuesday 13th March ---A Talk I am giving about Paradise Arboretum in Leigh Woods.
Title “ Paradise Found” 7p.m to 8p.m in the Conservation Education Centre Bristol Zoo Gardens Cost £3.
Sat, 31st March Tree Gazing on the Clifton Downs 2-4p.m
Meet at the Conservation Education Centre Bristol Zoo Gdns.
Tuesday 29th May Candles and Blossoms a walk on the Downs .
6.30-8.30 p.m.. Cost £3.
Meet at the Zoo Mains Entrance
Also. In the autumn there are two more tree gazing walks. Full details to be advised but –
16th September a tree gazing walk along “Ladies Mile “ Cost £3..
14th October a walk in Paradise Bottom Leigh Woods Cost £3.
To book for any of these (numbers are limited ) contact Mandy Lievers on 0117 9030609 or by e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Access to the Bristol Zoo Conservation Centre is through the Guthrie Rd entrance.. There is a door with a large green and white sign –“ Conservation Education Centre” No reply push the button “Graphics and Education” You have to pre-book.
TONY 01275 848629 email@example.com
p.s. Mandy will send you on request a full list of the Spring/Summer Events.
Let her know your name and address to get this information.
There is also a free leaflet on a tree walk on the Clifton Downs for you to have.
TYNTESFIELD --NATIONAL TRUST
12 TH SEPTEMBER
17 TH OCTOBER
ALL WALKS LAST TWO HOURS-STARTING AT 2P.M (1.30 P.M) FOR THE NOVEMBER ONE.
COST IS £10.
Book through Rebecca Aubrey-Fletcher on 01275 –461900.
NUMBERS WILL BE LIMITED
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL --PUBLIC PROGRAMMES DEPT BERKELEY SQ. BRISTOL
WALKS THROUGH THE FOLLOWING UNIVERSITY GROUNDS .
CHURCHILL HALL 12TH APRIL
WILLS HALL first visit 26TH APRIL
GOLDNEY HALL 8TH MAY
ROYAL FORT GDS AND SENATE HOUSE 31ST MAY
CLIFTON HILL HOUSE AND MANOR HALL 7TH JUNE
BURWALLS 14TH JUNE
HIATT BAKER & UNIVERSITY HALLS 16TH AUGUST
WILLS HALL second visit 30TH AUGUST .
COST ABOUT £6 per visit start at 2p.m.
Book through Joan Lewis at the P.P.O. OFFICE on 0117 9287157
( leave a message and phone no. if no reply)
Each one of these dates has been selected to coincide with the flowering of special trees . Meeting points will be advised.
OTHER EVENTS WILL BE PUBLICISED FOR BATH,CARDIFF AND NATIONAL TRUST PROPERTIES..