PROGRAMME OF OUTINGS FOR 2020

Further information on all the outings can be found in the Spring 2020 Newsletter.

 

Departure Point for Coach Trips

The committee has made arrangements with St Marks Church, Bilton for use of their car park so, unless stated, we depart from there. We try to use as little space as possible, so please park on the side away from the church and as close together as possible.

 

 

Corona Virus

Due to the present emergency the following walks and visits have been cancelled:

Wednesday 6th May                        Walk from Braunston
Tuesday 26th May                            Tissington Well Dressing and Tissington Hall
Tuesday 9th June                             Middleton Hall and Gardens
Wednesday 24th June                     Attingham Park
Thursday 23rd July                          Goodrich Castle and Symonds Yat

It is very likely that further visits will need to be cancelled as the corona virus situation develops.  Should this happen, members booked on the trips will be informed and the cancellations will be added to the list above.

The committee extend our best wishes to all our members in these difficult times.

 

Broadway Village and Steam Train Trip                                                                     Tuesday 7th July

By coach departing at 9.00am

Organised by: Janet Wayland       Supported by: Ken Wayland

The visit will start in the beautiful Cotswold village of Broadway. There will be time for exploring, shopping and eating before re-joining the coach for the short trip to Broadway Station. The journey will then be continued on a train, hauled by a steam locomotive, through the Cotswolds for 28 miles to the station at Cheltenham Racecourse. After a short stop, the train will return to Broadway, once again travelling through the spectacular Cotswold countryside.

High Street, Broadway, Worcestershire taken 1964

© William Matthews - geograph.org.uk/p/777889cc-by-sa/2.0

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Shugborough Hall, Staffordshire                                                                         Wednesday 29th July

By coach departing at 9.00am

Organised by: Roger & Catherine Jones

Shugborough Hall – West Front © National Trust.org.uk

Shugborough Hall stands in 900 acres of parkland and was the home of the Anson family for nearly 350 years. On arrival members will be free to visit the house and explore the grounds in their own time. The last member of the family to live in the house was the photographer, Patrick Litchfield, and his apartment can be visited by obtaining a timed ticket.

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Tetbury and Chavenage House                                                                  Wednesday 9th September

By coach departing at 8.30am

Organised by: Aileen Brown       Supported by: Isobel Palmer

On the way to Chavenage the coach will stop in Tetbury where there are many attractive buildings in this traditional Cotswold market town. There are also many small shops and cafes to be visited. On arrival at Chavenage lunch will be provided followed by a guided tour of the house. Chavenage has remained almost unchanged since its construction in 1576 and contains many interesting items, particularly from the Elizabethan and Civil War periods. 

Tetbury Market House

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