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Coach Outings
Reports 2018 Coach Outings
Reports 2017 Coach Outings
Reports 2016 Coach Outings
Reports 2015 Coach Outings

Annual Holiday 2018
Report 2017 Annual Holiday: Norfolk
Report 2016 Annual Holiday: Wonderful Leyland
Report 2015 Annual Holiday: Austria

Outings Organiser: Can you help?

coach
Are you the person we are looking for?
We would like you to arrange
the coach outings for our society members.

The perfect opportunity to see new places
or revisit your favourite castles, country estates,
gardens, flower shows, the choice is yours!

If you feel this exciting role is for you,
please speak to a committee member or
click to open: Bill Biggs feedback form.

Coach Outings

Barley Mow
Coaches depart from the
Barley Mow, exit to Manor Road,

Parking available in the extended Community Centre car park
as the restaurant car park is very busy
especially early evening before our coach returns

Be aware the departure time varies so check individual details.

All trips are run at cost price for members
and, if places are available, for their guests.

2019 Outings and Organiser to be advised.

Reports 2018 Coach Outings

Museum of London
Wednesday 23rd May
Museum of London and Pewter Live

Link: Report of the day's outing in pdf form.

Hidcote Manor Garden
Tuesday 19th June
Hidcote Manor Garden and Stratford-upon-Avon

Link: Report of the day's outing in pdf form.

Dorney Court
Thursday 19th July
Dorney Court, Windsor and Thames Boat Trip

Link: Report of the day's outing in pdf form.

Link: Photos of Dorney Court visit.

Link: Photos of Windsor Thames trip.

Reports 2017 Coach Outings

Abbotsbury
Thursday 18th May
Abbotsbury Swannery and Sub-Tropical Garden.
Link: Report of the day's outing in pdf form.

Charleston
Wednesday 14th June
Charleston House and Berwick Church.
Link: Report and Photos of the outing in pdf form.

Longstock
Friday 21st July
Longstock Park Water Gardens and Leckford Estate.
Link: Report and Photos of the outing in pdf form.

Reports 2016 Coach Outings

Canterbury
Wednesday 22nd June
Canterbury,Kent.
Tour of the Cathedral and river trip.
Link: Report of the day's outing in pdf form.

Cliveden
Thursday 14th July
Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, National Trust
Tour of Gardens and limited Tour of the House.
Take these links:
Report of our trip in pdf form.
Photographs: First collage.
Photographs: Second collage.

Reports 2015 Coach Outings

Thursday 30th April 2015

Bentley Priory and Chenies Manor
Bentley Priory Museum
Stanmore


Tulip Festival
Chenies Manor Bucks


This Grade 1 listed manor
boasts a beautiful garden
planted for spring colour
with over 7,000 tulips.

A Grade 2 listed building,
presenting its role as
HQ Fighter Command
during Battle of Britain.

Take this link: Report of our trip in pdf form.

Friday 19th June 2015

Batemans and Sisssinghurst
Batemans
East Sussex


Sisssinghurst Castle
Kent


A Jacobean house with,
mullioned windows, oak beams,
home of Rudyard Kipling.
Rooms remain as he left them.

Vita Sackville-West's
world renowned garden.
Architectural garden rooms,
with abundant planting colour.

Take this link: Report of our trip in pdf form.

Take this link: Photo collage of Batemans visit.

Take this link: Photo collage of Sissinghurst visit.

Thursday 16th July 2015

Ross on Wye and Laskett Gardens
Ross on Wye
Herefordshire


Laskett Gardens
Much Birch


This historic market town is
situated in the Welsh borders.
Tudor timbered houses and
17th Century Market Hall.

Home of Sir Roy Strong.
Large private formal gardens.
Stunning series of garden
rooms and vistas.

Take this link: Report of our trip in pdf form.

Take this link: Photo collage of Ross on Wye visit.

Take this link: Photo collage of Liskett Gardens visit.

Annual Holiday 2018


Each year Our Chairman Bill and wife Ann organise
an annual holiday for our members.

The itinerary for the 2018 holiday was North Wales,
Monday 3rd September to Saturday 8th September,
staying at The Ramada Plaza Hotel Wrexham, LL13 7YH.
hotel
All enjoyed the magic of Leominster and Bodnant.
towns
Marveled at the Great Orme, beguiled by Snowdonia splendour,
the beauty of Chester and so much more
including lots of special surprises.
rides

Report 2017 Annual Holiday Norfolk

Sandringham
Our Chairman Bill organised the 2017
holiday for our members in Norfolk,
which took place from the 21st to 27th September.

The highlight was an after hours
visit to Sandringham.

Link to Clive's report of the holiday.

Report 2016 Annual Holiday
Wonderful Leyland

Leyland Best Western
Accompanying our Chairman Bill and Ann, we were
based at the luxury Leyland Best Western Hotel,
from Thursday 8th to Wednesday 14th September,
the holiday encompassed visits
to many places of interest and beauty.

Take this link: Report and photos in pdf form.

Report 2015 Annual Holiday

Forsterhof
Austrian Sojourn and The Sound of Music

We traveled by coach with an overnight stop
at Buschhausen Hotel, Aachen on outward and return journeys.

Our base for five nights was the Hotel Forsterhof
located in St Wolfgangsee within the Salzburg region.
Wolfgangsee
The holiday took place between 10th and 17th September,

Link to Jan's report of the holiday.