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Strategic Insights Walk & Talk with the General Manager

Join General Manager, Pippa Reece, for a unique walk & talk around the Grade 1 listed gardens, as she shares insights into some of the longer-term thinking, challenges and opportunities faced by the leadership team.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

From climate change strategies to operational considerations, this is a rare opportunity to get a deep insight into the management of a leading National Trust property.

This tour runs before the gardens open to the public so is also a chance to savour the gardens when they are at their most peaceful.

The walk & talk is free but normal garden admission applies.

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

No need to pre-book. On a first come, first served basis.

Suitability

Suitable for adults

Meeting point

Pippa will meet you outside the front of Visitor Reception. Note that the reception and café open at 10am.

What to bring and wear

Outdoor clothes and shoes suitable for walking around the gardens. This walk will go into the woods where the terrain is rougher.

Accessibility

This walk will go into the woods at points where the terrain is rougher. Please contact the office who will be happy to help discuss any access requirements.

Other

Please bring your own refreshments as the cafe doesn't open until 10am.

Contact info

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