Members Visit to Broughton Castle - 15th May 2017

Dear Members

Do join us for this visit to Broughton Castle, a moated  and fortified manor house set in parkland and built of the rich local Hornton ironstone.

It was awarded a rare 5 stars in Simon Jenkins’ book England Thousand Best Houses.

It is home to the 21st Lord and Lady Saye & Sele, whose family name is Fiennes. It has a long history and has been owned by the same family since 1447.

Arrangements as follows:The tour begins at 2pm so please meet prior to that at the Gatehouse near the office where we will be met by our guide…………..(Should you wish to picnic earlier this is possible in the  park outside the moat)Drive  through main gate by lodge and turn first left into parking area next to the church. (ignore a closed sign if posted)

Please note there are no public facilities within moated or castle area. Toilets are in the car park.

The shop will be open specifically for us on the day.

Refreshments will be timed  at approx. 3.30 pm after the tour.

Please organise your own transport and ensure you have adequate insurance.

Your name/s will be added to the booking list but no tickets will be issued. I will only contact you should arrangements change.

Please return the form below by Saturday 6th May to:

Mrs Rosemary Applin………13 Dale Avenue…..Stratford upon Avon……CV377EN

Tel: 01789 295393

rosemaryapplin222@hotmail.com

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No of tour tickets @ £9.00 pp …………………………………Total………………………………..

No for tea & cake @£4.95 pp………………………………….Total…………………………………

Please advise any dietary requirements…………………………………………………………….

Please make cheques payable” The Stratford Society”