Dear Samaj Members,
The moment you have all been waiting for has arrived - get ready for The BBSL Summer Picnic!
When is it: Saturday 1st August 2015
Time: Please arrange to arrive by 11:00 am till late
Venue: Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4QF
Please make your own way to the venue.
Virginia Water is open all year around, from dawn till dusk. Virginia Water is free to enter by foot, but car parking charges apply. The car parks are open from 8am to 7pm (or dusk, if earlier). 2015 charges for car parking are:,/p>
1 hour: £1.50
1- 2 hours: £3.00
2- 3 hours: £4.00
4 hours: £6.00
How to get there:
By Car, Virginia Water is situated on the A30, close to Junction 13 on the M25. The postcode is GU25 4QF. The main car-park on the A30 is next to the Wheatsheaf pub on your right. Please note there is a fee to pay at the end of your stay (£6 max.), but you may be able to park in the lay-by on the other side of the road for free, if you arrive early enough.
By Train, the nearest station Virginia Water, 1.5 miles up Christchurch Road. Lift from the station can be arranged if you email me at least a day in advance.
As you enter the main gate (A30) and you will find the AVI stand on your right by the lake.
What to do there:
Virginia Water is located on the southern edge of Windsor Great Park, near Ascot. There is a pleasant walk around the lake, encompassing many curiosities, including a 100 foot totem pole, a cascade, an obelisk raised by George II and part of a ruined city imported from North Africa.
The circuit around the lake is about 4.5 miles (7.2 km), about half is paved and the other half is a "natural" path both providing easy walking conditions even with a pushchair. The lake offers easy walking perfect spots for picnics and stunning scenery.
To find out more about the beautiful Virginia Water please click here
Food and Drink: Please bring your own food and drinks.
Games: Please bring outdoor games for children (bicycles are also allowed).
We hope to see you all on this fun packed day.
For any information please contact: Prashant Dave (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Mobile: 07929 209 734).