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COACH TRIPS 1

Leader:  Roger Frost      

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Coach Trips 1:  Leader:  Roger Frost (01923 465739)

 

 

Wednesday 17th July 2024:   Lunch Cruise on the River Medway,  Maidstone, Kent.

 

The Kentish Lady departs from Maidstone Town Centre and cruises upriver through Farleigh Lock and onwards under Farleigh, Barming and Teston bridges,

turning at Teston Lock for the return journey.  The catamaran style vessel has a fully licensed bar and onboard toilet facilities.

Whilst sailing you can enjoy a complimentary lunch of Fish and Chips, Jumbo Sausage and Chips or Vegetable Spring Roll and Chips,  plus a tea, coffee or water as well as a selection of fresh fruit. 

Meal choice must be pre-booked when buying your ticket.

Depart at 9.15 am from Stanborough Centre, St Albans Road, Garston.  Return approx. 5.30 pmTickets £48.00 

 

 

 

Wednesday 21st August 2024:    Our Seaside Trip to Bognor Regis, Sussex.

 

Bognor Regis, the UK’s sunniest town, is the home of sea views and coastal panoramas.  You won’t have to look far to find things to do on a day out in Bognor Regis, from the beautiful coastline, to the shops, gardens, restaurants and seaside attractions.

 

Depart at 9.15 am from Stanborough Centre, St Albans Road, Garston.  Return approx. 6.00 pm.  Tickets £15.00

 

 

 PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW COACH PICK-UP POINT

 

Tickets for Coach Trips 1 will first be available at the monthly meeting prior to the trip. 

After that, tickets can be requested via our email address at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

  

COACH TRIPS 2

 

Coach Trips 2:  Contacts:  Lorraine Law  (07906 500974)

and Gill Dobson (07769 963532; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

 

 

Anyone who has booked for the American Cemetery please come and see us at Coach Trip 2 table as this has now been cancelled

The Horse Drawn Boat Trip has been brought forward to Thursday, 15th August.  It will be a two-hour trip along the Kennet and Avon Canal, returning to Hungerford for a short while. 

The cost of the coach and boat trip is £40.00. The coach will leave Stanborough at 9.00 am.

 

Anyone who would like to go to the Brick Lane Theatre in October for an afternoon tea and entertainment “Around the World in 80 Minutes” please come and see us as this will be the last day for taking names.

 

 

 LONDON WALKS: Contact Mike Findley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

These gentle walks are open to all members. Pre-booking is not usually required unless the walk includes admission to a Museum or Gallery. Otherwise just turn up at the agreed starting point. Full details are available from Mike

 

 TRIPS FURTHER AFIELD 

  Leader:   Mike Findley (01727 845122)

 
 
 

September Holiday, visiting the 1066 Country of Kent and Sussex

We have 27 members booked on this holiday. 

We still have some single rooms left and can request extra twin/double rooms if required.  Please contact Roger Frost for details.

 

Duration:  4 nights/ 5 days on a half board basis from Monday 2nd  – Friday 6th September,  arranged by Simply Groups.  Travel by executive coach from Garston.

We will stay at the 3* Flackley Ash Country House Hotel, Peasmarsh, Rye.  It has a Health Club with swimming pool and  spa facilities.

Price:  £805 - 2 sharing:  Single supplement £99:  Deposit £200 with booking form.   Optional travel insurance - £45 pp (No upper age limit).                                               

Highlights will include:

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield; 

Chapel Down winery for a wine tasting; 

Bateman’s where Rudyard Kipling lived; 

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch railway;  

Bodiam Castle; Leeds Castle;  

Herstmonceux Castle grounds and gardens and the Observatory Science Centre;

Kent & East Sussex Railway.

Full details and  booking form will be available at the monthly meeting or from  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 01923 465739

 

Reminder—Riviera Travel Partnership scheme with the Third Age Trust.

Members who take holidays with Riviera Travel can earn commission for our u3a.  In 2022, we received £675 from    Riviera for holidays booked by our members.  Claiming the commission is easy.  When booking a holiday, members should say they are SWH u3a members and ask for commission to be paid.  Riviera Travel will pay the commission to the TAT who then notify our Treasurer and transfer it into our SWH Bank Account   

As Sergei would say — “Simples

 

 

 

 

 
       

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