"Being a new W.I. member and reading the adverts and articles about Denman College in the magazine made me wonder if a visit might provide a welcome short break from the pressures of a busy spell of work and looking after an aged mother.
Comfortable room, super food, expert tuition, lovely grounds, lots of laughs and time for reflection plus an extraordinary mix of women - all ages, sizes, interests, characters etc.
I can't recommend a visit enough.
....and if you haven't visited before - keep a look out for the bursaries - you might be eligible for a discount ......"
Denman offers a wide variety of day and residential courses in cookery, craft and lifestyle.
Set in the picturesque village of Marcham, in Oxfordshire, the Georgian mansion and seventeen acres of grounds provide the pitch perfect atmosphere for learning.
"I thoroughly recommend trying out one of their courses, even if you go on your own (as I did) you meet people from all over England, Wales and Scotland who have travelled to learn something new. Make the most of this, not many places can you stay full board, private rooms, beautiful surroundings and learn a new skill (or brush up on an old one!" Sue Wyatt-Jones