PhD students and staff are invited to a beginning of academic year event
on 13 October, the 2nd Sat of term.
There are three elements:
Visiting Charlecote Park, a Victorian home set in a landscaped deer park
overlooking the river Avon. It is still the Lucy family home after 900
years. You can explore house, outbuildings and gardens, and have afternoon tea:
(free entry for students with membership card, and 2 staff per 15
A short or longer walk to Wellesbourne - sensible shoes and
waterproof jacket needed.
Short walk is on the level, about 2 km in length and 30-40 minutes in
Long walk has undulations, about 8 km in length and 2 hours (faster
A meal at The King's Head, Wellesbourne:
You can sign up to any combination of the three, as well as for
Family members are welcome: please remember to include them
separately on the form:
You will also need to select your meal options in advance:
There will be a buffet at the pub, cost £12.95, or (£5 for students) with;
ROASTED VEGETABLE & PESTO PIZZA red pepper, butternut squash, red onion, spinach and mozzarella (v)
MEAT FEAST PIZZA chicken, pork & fennel sausage, crispy bacon, mozzarella and red onion chutney
CHARGRILLED LAMB KOFTAS served with crispy Asian slaw and chipotle chilli jam
BEER-BATTERED COD GOUJONS with samphire tartare sauce
BACON AND CAMEMBERT
CHEESE AND CHUTNEY (v)
TRIPLE-COOKED CHIPS (v) DRESSED SIDE SALAD (v)
BELGIAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIE with chocolate sauce (v)
ETON MESS whipped cream folded with crushed meringue with blueberries,
strawberries and raspberries in sauce (v)
Anyone with a question, food allergy or intolerance, please let us know.
13:35 meet Warwick Univ if getting minibus. (Location to be confirmed).
13:45 Leave Warwick Univ
14:15 Meet at Charlecote Park visitor entrance.
16:15 Long walk leaves from Charlecote Park plant centre exit.
17:00 Short walk leaves from the Charlecote Park Orangery tea room for
The King's Head.
18:00-18:15 Arrive at The King's Head, get your own drink.
20:00 Time to go home!
Looking forward to seeing you there.