Whitchurch Walkers in Shropshire will be holding their annual walking festival again , from Friday 8th of May to Sunday 10th , this year will be our 8th . Once again we offer a full range of walks over the weekend varying in distance from local history walks of 1 – 2 miles to our Whitchurch Wheel walk of 15 miles . So named after the towns long association with cheese making. Evenings aren’t left out either , on Friday night we have a film called A Woman at War which tells the story of one woman’s battle against a large Aluminium company in Iceland . There is also a folk session in a local pub , which people can join in with or just listen . Saturday night is our Ceilidh ( or barn dance ) night when we once again have local band Jigsmith to play for us . Sunday is finished off with a get together with free refreshments at our base for the weekend The Archiebald Worthington club . All in all it promises to another great weekend , keep an eye open for full details on our website www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk & our Facebook page too whitchurch walkers .
Summer Plant fair at Cholmondeley Castle Gardens offering a special BETTER THAN HALF PRICE entry on the day for the gardens and plant fair of just £4.00 (gardens normally £8.50). We know you’ll be bringing your friends and family to make a day of it.
It’s just the right time to pick up some summer flowering plants to give your garden a boost and we know that the nurseries will have just the right plant to set your summer garden ablaze with colour and add a sparkle to a shady spot, plus lots of expert knowledge on hand to help you choose the best for your unique garden.
Cholmondeley Castle Gardens is said by many to be among the most romantically beautiful gardens they have seen. The Castle is surrounded by sweeping lawns and a variety of mature trees. The gardens provide a lovely mix of colour and height, with intriguing walks around the lake. There is a Temple Water Garden, a Rose Garden, with over 350 roses and a 100m long double herbaceous border.
The Plant Fair runs from 10am- 5pm. The plant fair is handily placed right next to the tearooms serving coffee, light lunches, homemade teas, ice creams and snacks. Dogs on leads welcome in the gardens.
There will be a brilliant line up of eighteen nurseries & artisans attending, please see www.planthuntersfairs.co.uk for nurseries details.