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Suggestions

  • Ian Visits has lots of unusual events around London - e.g. walks, lectures, open days - may of which are free

Offers

  • The Southern Trekking and Mountaineering Club offers Saturday Walkers 3 months free guest membership. For more details, contact Robin (robinATsegulemDOTcom) or the club's membership secretary via their website (mention SWC)

Heritage House and Botanic Garden Membership Schemes (2014 prices)

  • Historic Houses Association (Annual: £45 single /£72 double) : Membership scheme which gives free entrance to many houses passed by the walks.
  • National Trust (First Year: £43.50/£71.62) : Covers several of the more well known attractions (e.g. Nymans Gardens, Wakehurst, Winkworth, Knole House), and free parking at NT car parks.
  • English Heritage (£49/£86) : Has a similar scheme, but only a few of its properties are covered by these walks.
  • The Art Fund (First Year: £42.75/£64.50) : Eclectic mixture of NT, English Heritage, and museums. Not many places on the walks, but maybe of interest as it covers most London museums. Recommended.
  • The National Pinetum, Kew Gardens / Wakehurst, and Heligan have a reciprocal membership scheme.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Sunday 6 July
a charity walk for St Josephs Hospice for those of you that would like to join it
Details here
https://bookwhen.com/stjosephs

Anonymous said...

From 1st June 2019 Kew Gardens will be changing their reciprocal membership scheme.
Please check details prior to visiting.

Mike A said...

A little bit short notice I know, but some of you may wish to put a team together for a Greenpeace quiz at

WHERE: The Angelic (57 Liverpool Road, N1 0RJ), just 2 minutes away from Angel Station.
WHEN: 6:30PM on October 30th 2019
You can book here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/greenpeace-shoreditch-pub-quiz-protect-the-amazon-rainforest-tickets-74142850261?utm_medium=email&utm_source=gpeace&utm_content=1+-+Book+here&utm_campaign=910112outem&source=910112outem
I'm not going to attempt a link, so you'll need to copy and paste :-(
but should be a good evening