Meeting Point: Shinfield Road entrance of Reading University
Post Code: RG2 7BW,
Lat/Long: N51.4417°, W0.9532°,
OS Map: SU728719
Reading University's Whiteknights Tree Walk and The Harris Garden followed by optional social (at 2pm) at the Sizzling Spice Indian Restaurant.
Start 10:30am. Meet at the Shinfield Road entrance of Reading University, leading onto Queens Drive. Parking available in surrounding roads, or there are many buses (No's 3, 9, 10, 21 and 981) that stop at Christchurch Green.
This is a circular walk taking in many unusual, old and beautiful trees which can be found throughout the Whiteknights campus. This walk will discover 25 of the best trees, within the campus which covers 123 hectares including Whiteknights lake, meadow and woodlands. Please ensure you download and bring with you the Whitenights Tree Walk Brochure, which details the walk with all the tree descriptions.
We will also spend an hour in The Harris Garden, a small botanic garden within Reading University campus. Please download and bring with you the Harris Garden Visitors Guide, which contains a map.
Please bring drinks and light snacks with you.
At the end of the walk there is an optional social at Sizzling Spice Indian Restaurant, 62 Christchurch Road, Reading, RG2 7AZ. Please book in advance, and feel free to join us, even if you can't make the walk. The table is booked for 14:00 for the eat as much as you like buffet at £9.95 per person. Please contact Jane (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Sunday 9th September if you wish to join us.
New and prospective members are welcome to come and find out what we're about.
Leaders: Colin 0773 8911507 / Sue J 07931 291552 / Jane 07881 805 156