Box Hill for 2015 JASP?

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ImageSee this link for the beautiful estate where we are thinking of having a “Box Hill” outing for our 2015 JASP .  We may have one or two tours on the Wednesday or Thursday before the symposium at the Friday Center.  The Ayr Mount estate was built in the same year Emma was published (1815), and the gardens are exquisite!   What do you think of this idea?  It is not strawberry season, but…

6 thoughts on “Box Hill for 2015 JASP?

    Mary Catherine & Joseph Geradts said:
    June 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm


    I think this would be just delightful!  Strawberry season was late this year…maybe it will be late next year as well….


    Mary Catherine Geradts


    Susan Buonocore said:
    June 27, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    Inger, With a very resounding “YES!” I can’t think of a better place (other than England) to begin the 2015 Jane Austen Symposium. Its a great idea, strawberries or not……..

    Janeite Deb said:
    June 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

    A perfect prelude! – hopefully I can make the program next year…

    Linda F. said:
    June 30, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Inger, that sounds like the ideal outing for next year’s JASP! It’s a wonderful setting, and even most locals haven’t seen it. Thanks for keeping us posted on your plans.

    Sarah Marsh said:
    July 1, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Lovely! We can always bring our own strawberries…

      Susan Buonocore said:
      July 1, 2014 at 6:28 pm

      Great idea, Sarah ! I’ll have my basket filled with those deliciously juicy sweet morsels !! ~~ Susan B.

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