September 2020 Illawarra Register Run to Wollongong Botanic Garden

24sepAll DaySeptember 2020 Illawarra Register Run to Wollongong Botanic GardenAll Welcome, Hosted by the Illawarra Register

Event Details

Our unofficial September run will be to the Wollongong Botanic Gardens which are situated on Murphy’s Ave. in Wollongong. The gardens cover approximately 25 acres and consist of a large variety of plants & trees. Due to it being spring there should be a good show of flowers & flowering shrubs.

There is a parking area off Murphy’s Ave and just inside the gate there is a coffee van selling food as well as coffee.  You can bring your own tea, coffee & morning tea if you wish. There are also picnic tables a little further into the garden where we will have morning tea. I would also suggest that you bring a picnic blanket or chair just in case all or some of the tables are occupied.

We can also visit the outside of Gleniffer Brae the former home of Mr. Arthur Sidney Hoskins who with his father Charles & brother Cecil (later Sir Cecil) Hoskins established the Port Kembla Steel Works in 1928. Unfortunately, we can only look at the outside of this Tudor residence as it is not possible to see the inside as it is part of the Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.

Meeting time: 10:00 am rendezvous at the garden parking area Murphy’s Avenue Gwynneville

Regretfully at the time of writing groups are restricted to 20 people. If you wish to attend please advise me ASAP. We will also need your telephone number for tracing purposes.

If your car is on historic registration you will need to use your logbook.

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