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Trips - Longwood Gardens Spring Blooms Bus Trip
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A motorcoach bus will leave from the Northampton Township Admin. parking lot at 9:00 am arriving at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pa. approx. 10:30 am. You will be on your own to explore the thousands of bulbs and acres of flowering trees which color the landscape of the indoor Arboretum and the spectacular grounds. There is a gift shop as well as the Terrace Café’ for dining. The bus will depart at approx. 3:00 pm for the return to Richboro.
Longwood Gardens was developed by Pierre S. DuPont into, what it is today, a magnificent horticultural showplace. Encompassing 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows the grounds display over 11,000 different types of plants, both indoors and out, making Longwood Gardens the world’s premiere horticulture showplace. The Flower Garden Walk
feature bulbs and
tulips in rainbow of color
and spring annuals like
. Visit the ornate Italian gardens complete with elaborate fountains or take a walk through the stunning Pierce DuPont house located on the grounds.
Those requiring handicap assistance: due to the vast acreage of the gardens, there is quite a bit of walking involved. Should you need assistance, motorized scooters are available on a first come basis ( $ 25) or wheelchairs @ $ 4 per day at your own expense. You may also bring your own form of personal assistance equipment on the bus. Please notify P&R when registering. )
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