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  • Tim H
    1 contribution
    We loved the museum and garden and for that thank you. However I would suggest that, entitled as they are to their own opinions, the reception staff consider a more appropriate location to loudly proclaim their anti-migrant views, as these are in conflict with the spirit of this otherwise tranquil and edifying place and we certainly didn't pay to listen to them.
    Written 25 August 2023
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  • Tartanjohn
    Olney, UK164 contributions
    Having heard (literally) the previous evenings performance from an ABBA tribute group filter over the town, we decided to visit this unique addition to the delights of the historic Market Town of Olney.
    Tickets purchased on-line was simple and even this process seemed unique - no additional booking fee!!!!
    Armed with the tickets on my phone, we headed into the wilds of Clifton Reynes to find the theatre. Signage could have been more prominent to be fair, but we did find the gate into the field, headed cautiously along the bumpy farm track and after a spring testing journey arrived at the parking field. Great to meet a steward who showed us where to park, checked it was our first time and explained some of the 'quirks' associated with this total outdoor venue.
    At the 'gate', (a gazebo) we were asked our name - a really personal touch and no tickets were really needed. A short additional briefing and we were in!
    No searching for seats (we brought our own), no exorbitant food prices (we brought our own) and no queuing at the bar (you got it, we brought our own drinks).
    We came to see Richard Digance who was more than ably supported by a folk duo and the theatre owners 'Bolivian Sunshine Dogs Band'.
    A great evening in the open air, enjoying superb entertainment in what must be a unique very atmospheric venue.
    Will certainly be back.
    Written 16 August 2022
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  • David
    Northampton, UK46 contributions
    Lovely village some great restaurants and local shops
    A market on a Thursday is an extra treat
    Lots of free parking
    Written 30 November 2019
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  • tartnjohn
    Olney, UK2,390 contributions
    This new vineyard was planted in 2018 and the first crop was bottled in 2022. This was sold primarily on a local basis by the vintner who provided tours by appointment with tastings and sales on site.

    It was wonderful seeing a new business starting off and we are assured that as the vines mature, the product will improve but everyone visiting felt that the first attempt (Red, White and Rose) was pretty good.

    Closing for the season in September, it is anticipated that it will reopen in summer 2023 so if you want to try the second release, keep in touch via the contact details publicly available.
    Written 16 January 2023
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  • David T
    Newport Pagnell, UK1 contribution
    I live in Olney and have been using the shop for all manner of diy and gardening supplies for over 10 years. Only once did they fail to supply my needs and even then the staff found me an alternative. I have always found the staff to be friendly, helpful and very well informed about their products. They also have an excellent delivery service.
    Written 22 September 2023
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  • shane😁😁
    Northamptonshire, UK13,072 contributions
    This line ran from Bedford to Northampton and was opened in 1872 and ran until 1962 for passengers and 2 years later for goods.
    There are parts of this line between Olney and Turvey which are still evident today but very sadly nothing exists in Olney at the old station.....it was totally removed and a new housing estate built.
    There were rumours of a cycleway being built between Northampton and Bedford but remained just that.
    Visited January 31st 2021.
    Written 2 February 2021
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  • Carly M
    St. Albans, UK43 contributions
    Really enjoyed visiting this country pub. Friendly service and nice food too. Very welcoming to our dog and children.
    Written 12 December 2022
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  • Colin03
    St Albans, England62 contributions
    This place is amazing. It's absolutely full of carpets and rugs. So much choice. The owners wisely let us browse and then once we'd had a look around, they could not have been more helpful. They seemingly know all the rugs they have in stock and were happy to make suggestions based on what we'd initially found and what we said we wanted, and then they dig into various piles of carpets to show us what else we might like, no matter how long it took them.

    They and the shop could not have been better and we came away with a beautiful rug which has pride of place at home. We will definitely be back in the future.
    Written 11 September 2021
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  • Ben
    2 contributions
    Took a basic five-day survival course in April 2022. Decent instruction, and training (I have a military background and have completed a solo through hike of some 1200km) for novices + good refresher for more experienced folks. The instructors were solid, and really wanted to pass on knowledge.

    Administration is a disaster. Certificates of graduation were promised by the instructor, and have never been provided, despite at least six to eight assurances by two different staff members. No one has bothered to pass over a simple electronic document via email, and the staff has quit answering emails.

    Overall, I would not recommend attending a Trueways course. Hate to think what would have happened if I had been forced to cancel...
    Written 12 September 2022
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