Leamington Spa and Stoneleigh Abbey
Tuesday 6th June 2023
This full day visit includes two sites with which Jane Austen was well aquainted.
Leamington Spa is an attractive Regency Spa town, and nearby Stoneleigh Abbey was the stately home in which she stayed, the property of her mother’s cousins.
On arrival at Leamington Spa Royal Pump Rooms, there will be time for refreshments before an introduction to the building from the Collections Manager followed by the opportunity to tour the Museum and Art Gallery exhibits. Lunch is available at the Pump Rooms cafe, or you may take a picnic to enjoy in the adjoining Jephson gardens.
NB: not included - morning coffee or lunch.
Members only booking until 11th May. Booking closes 28th May.
£40 per person (includes coach travel and driver's tip)
Introductory talk and entry to Leamington Spa Pump Room
Entry and conducted Jane Austen tour of Stoneleigh Abbey
Refreshments in the afternoon
Departs at 9am from Beeches Car Park/National Express Bus Stop.
Return about 5:45pm (depending on traffic)
There are steps, paving, cobbled and gravelled paths so sensible footwear is recommended.
A lift is available for access if required.
It is advisable that you complete and bring an “In Case of Emergency” (ICE) form on the day. The ICE form can be downloaded by clicking on the button below. The form is a note of your essential medical details in the unfortunate event of an accident or illness during the visit, when it would be passed to paramedics. It is not read by any of our Society.