DVP Bedfordshire Visit to Woburn Abbey Estate
The OB Club is delighted to invite Old Bedfordians and their guests to visit the splendid Woburn Abbey Estate on Friday 9th June 2017. The Estate has been the home of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford, one of England's most powerful families, since the 1620s. It’s 22 rooms house one of the most significant private art collections in the world along with magnificent 18th-century French and English furniture. Visitors can also explore 28 acres of stunning gardens and a beautiful deer park.
We will then take a break and enjoy a soup and sandwich lunch back at the Duchess’ Tea Room before exploring the House and Garden at our own pace.
The day’s schedule will run as follows:
10.30am - Meet at the Gift Shop
10.45am - Coffee/tea served in the Duchess’ Tea Room
11.30am – Guided tours of the Abbey
1.00pm – Soup and sandwich lunch back at the Duchess’ Tea Room. Tea and coffee included, and additional items can be purchased from the café
2.00pm – Individuals free to explore Gardens in their own time
The cost for this event will be £29.50 (plus £1.50 online booking fee) per person. This covers Admission for the Abbey and Gardens, Abbey Tour, coffee on arrival and lunch (this price includes a concession discount for all).
Please book early using the link below as numbers are limited. Alternatively, if you would like to pay by cheque, please make it payable to the Harpur Trust and send it to OB Club, De Parys Avenue, Bedford MK40 2TU, clearly stating which event you wish to attend.
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Should anyone wish to stay locally, please be aware that the Woburn Hotel is a short distance away and will hopefully provide a discounted rate for our party (TBC).