Visits and Tours

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The Society has a dedicated team who organise coach outings to historic houses and places of interest, often with a guided tour before the venue is open to the general public.

 

 

Norfolk tour 2017

Farnham Society Norfolk tour, 15 – 18 September 2017 Building on the success of tours in previous years, our 2017 tour comprised four days in Norfolk. We were privileged to have a private visit to the

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Visit to Heath Robinson Museum and London Museum of Water and Steam

William Heath Robinson (1872 – 1944) is an artist renowned for his cartoons of weird inventions. The Heath Robinson Museum, which recently moved to a new building in Pinner (north west London)

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Visits and Tour Programme 2017

Our 2017 programme offers two single day visits and one short break. May 2017: Day visit to Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and St Michael’s Abbey, Farnborough. July: Day visit to Heath

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Visit to Dover Castle

Thursday, 15th September 2016 Dover Castle’s spectacular site was an Iron Age hillfort many centuries before the medieval castle was built, and it still contains a Roman lighthouse and an Anglo-Saxon

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Visit to Birmingham

Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage Wednesday, 13th July to Friday 15th July 2016 We led a three day visit to Britain’s second largest city and powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution. It was once said

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Visit to Bowood House

Thursday 9th June saw the first outing of the Farnham Society for 2016. Our destination was Bowood House near Chippenham, Wiltshire. After coffee we had an opportunity to visit the house. This was

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Stowe visit

Our third visit of the 2015 season took place on Wednesday 22July, to Stowe House and Gardens in Buckinghamshire. The current neo classical house and gardens date from the 18th century, the work of

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St Albans Visit

On 18 June, our second visit of the season took us to St Albans. Shortly after the Romans invaded in AD43, they established the city of Verulamium, on the site of an existing Iron Age settlement. In

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2015 Programme

  Our 2015 season comprised three single day visits to sites of historic and heritage interest: Firle Place, Sussex and Sheffield Park Gardens in May; St Albans in June; Stowe Public School and

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Firle Place Visit

Our first visit of the 2015 season was to Firle Place and Sheffield Park Gardens in Sussex on Thursday 21 May. Firle Place, near Lewes, has been owned by the Gage family since the 15th century. The

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Past Visits and Tours

In 2014 our members enjoyed a varied programme: In June a day at Penshurst Place, near Tonbridge in Kent, proved popular.  The house guides had a wide-ranging knowledge of the Sidney family – in

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Tour of the Cotswolds

In September 2014 a 40-strong party toured the Cotswolds, with two nights spent in Cheltenham..

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