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Heritage
October & November
Take the opportunity to enjoy Westcliff's floral splendour.
       Choose a jaunt amongst the Jacarandas and
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      revel in gracious gardens and historic homes.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 28 OCTOBER

Westcliff’s Historical Homes                      14h00
This North East corner is replete with Baker’s
buildings, glorious gardens and wonderful
views. See Glenshiel, The Hope School,
Pallinghurst Stables and The Ridge School.
Start at Glenshiel - 19 Woolston Road, Westcliff.
Cost: R25.00 - No prior booking required
                                                                                                          The Moot House

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 4 NOVEMBER
                                                                           This year our heritage tours of Parktown
                                                                         visit the gracious suburb and its neighbours
Westcliff Homes & Gardens                          14h00                 while some tours go further afield to explore
Start at the offices and visit their noteworthy                           hidden gems of Jo’burg’s flamboyant past.
neighbours - hear the mining tales, scientific
breakthroughs and enjoy the glorious scented
gardens. Start at La Roche Offices - 54 The Valley Road,                              Bus sponsored by
Corner Jan Smuts Avenue, Westcliff.
Cost: R25.00 - No prior booking required
                                                                                and programme sponsored by
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, 11 NOVEMBER




                                                                          Heritage
Westcliff Clad in Lilac                               14h00
Explore Wexford & lower Westcliff in summertime -
stories, scents & sights. Start at the cul-de-sac in Crescent
Drive & Kildare Road, off Westcliff Drive.
Cost: R25.00 - No prior booking required


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Northwards & The Valley Road          3.5 Hours 13h45                                                                                                                                                         BRAAMFONTEIN
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Inside tour of Baker’s landmark mansion,
down the very steep garden path to the                      SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 17 SEPTEMBER
houses & gardens of The Valley Road.                                                                                                                                                      IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
                                                            Northwards & Rock Ridge Road         3 Hours       13h45
Emoyeni to Villa Arcadia                3 Hours    14h00    Inside tour of Northwards - Parktown’s                                !                   16th & 17th September Parktown Walking Tours -
Inside tour of Emoyeni - the house on the                   most romantic mansion and the enchanting                                                  All tours start at Holy Family College, 40 Oxford Road, Parktown
hill - on to beautiful gardens, views and                   road that Baker chose for his own home.                                                   No prior booking required. Cost: R25.00
Lady Phillips’ imposing Villa Arcadia.                                                                                            !                   16th & 17th September Parktown Bus Tours -
                                                            Brenthurst Garden & Neighbours 3 Hours             14h00                                  All tours start at Holy Family College, 40 Oxford Road, Parktown
Dolobran to Eikenlaan                    3 Hours   14h00    Tree-lined avenues and the glorious gardens of                                            No prior booking required. Cost: R35.00
From magical turrets, curliques and                         Brenthurst.                                                           !                   16th & 17th September parking in the grounds of Holy Family College,
plastered fancies to courtyards and                                                                                                                   40 Oxford Road, Parktown
conservatories - a tour full of surprises.
                                                            Holy Family College                  2 Hours       15h00              !                   Refreshments will be on sale at Holy Family College by Rotary
                                                            Tour this historic school museum where                                                    Parktown Inner Wheel Excalibur.
Holy Family College                  2 Hours       15h00    the charming broekie lace belies the                                  !                   Saturdays 28th October & 4th & 11th November - Westcliff Walking
Tour this historic school museum where                      serious side of the old Parktown Convent.                                                 Tours - Starting points of tours as indicated on the programme overleaf.
the charming broekie lace belies the                                                                                                                  No prior booking required. Cost: R25.00
serious side of the old Parktown Convent.
                                                                                                                                  !                   Please wear comfortable shoes for walking.
                                                                                                                                  !                   No prams in buildings or dogs allowed on tours.
                                                            BUS TOUR                                                              !                   Secure parking at starting points.
BUS TOUR                                                                                                                          !                   Duration of tours approximate.
                                                                                                                                  !                   Most of these sites are privately owned and are not open to the public.
Views from the Ridges                 1.5 Hours    14h45    Bosman’s Beat                           1.5 Hours 14h30               !                   Programme subject to change without notice.

The panoramic high points of the city from                  Sites and stories - the Jo’burg days of
mine dump to urban forest.                                  one our favourite storytellers.

Cost:- Bus Tour R35.00                                      Cost:- Bus Tour R35.00


      Programme subject to alteration without notice.             Programme subject to alteration without notice.

				
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