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FOUR SEASONS NEWSLETTER May 2019 – December 2019 No. 104

OPENING TIMES
May 2019 to December 2019
While the children are at school, the Centre will be open every SATURDAY and SUNDAY from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. It will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
During the Gloucestershire SCHOOL HOLIDAY periods (e.g. May Half Term, Summer holidays etc) the Centre will be open EVERY day 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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The above arrangements may vary in extremes of weather. We are quite happy to fit in any group or birthday party bookings that are made in advance, even on days that we would normally be closed.
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ENTRY PRICES
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Adult entry just £2 per head – FREE ON SUNDAYS FOR 2019
Children three to ten years old remain at £6.50 per head.
Active toddlers under three years old are £5.50 per head.
Non active toddlers and babies free entry.
NO TIME LIMITS
. You can bring your own food/drink.
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MAY BANK HOLIDAY AND HALF TERM ARRANGEMENTS 2019
Open Daily over the Weekends and Half Term Activities include:
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INDOOR PLAY BARN AND CLIMBING WALL CHALLENGE
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LIVERY YARD – Meet the horses and ponies
PONY RIDES – ring to confirm times for bookings (Saturdays only)
ICE CREAM SELECTIONS
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ELEVENTH CHILDRENS FRUIT FESTIVAL BANQUET – Sunday 26th May
Our annual Children’s food Festival is themed around fruit sampling and continues to prove popular. At no extra charge, all visiting children on the day will be able to sample a range of fruit with ice cream added. The event runs from 2pm to 4pm on the day.
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SWALLOW VALLEY LAKES
The new lakes are now being stocked with fish and should be available for weekend fishing to commence mid summer. Further information to follow in due course.
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DICK WHITTINGTON – HIDDEN VALLEY PROJECT
We are delighted to announce that our four new lakes/ponds are now completed and have filled with water. The seeding of the banks has been done.
As part of our redevelopment program, we are planning to develop our Hidden Valley into a Countryside Garden Walk. Many features are already in place pending formal opening. More information to follow in due course.
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BIRTHDAY PARTIES – “NEW” – Early Bird Parties 
For 2019 we are offering a special Early Birds Package Party. All food buffet parties booked in 2019 will pay a fixed price of £75 that will allow you to bring up to a maximum of 30 children with Adults Free of Charge. The Party package will include invitations, drinks while the children are playing, a cold food buffet and party bags for each child at the end. Early bookings recommended.
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Other Party Options:-
Hot food, cold food or bring your own food parties available as before along with pony rides.
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CONTACTS –
Visitor Centre/Party & Group Bookings
Kirsty Philpotts
Tel. No: 01452 831000
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Cat’s Whiskers Restaurant
Kirsty Philpotts
Tel. No: 01452 831000
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Equine Activities
Melanie Pitt
Tel. No. 07801 732090
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Dog Grooming
Becky Manton
Tel. no. 07593 129213
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Dick Whittington Park
Little London, Longhope
Gloucestershire GL17 0PH
www.dickwhittington.org
E-mail: manager@dickwhittington.org
Facebook Page: Dick Whittington Play Barn Equine Centre