Days of Interest - 27 November 2021
Trip to Doddington Hall and Lincoln


In the morning we are off to Doddington Hall to see the Elizabethan house decorated for Christmas. The theme this year is Secret Gardens.

In the afternoon we will make the short journey to Lincoln itself where we can investigate the medieval city, do some Christmas shopping or just enjoy the cafés.
The trip departs from Tesco Extra car park on Saturday 27th November at 9:00 am. We leave Lincoln at 4:00 pm. The cost of the trip is £28 per person.

If you are interested in joining us on this trip, please contact Pauline May at DaysofInterest@charnwoodu3a.org.uk or 01509 552834 for details.

Please be aware that, for the foreseeable future, all trips will pick up, and drop down at Tesco Extra car park on Park Road, Loughborough.




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Doddington Hall
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Lincoln Cathedral
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Hardwick Hall
Days of Interest
Activity

A leisurely coach trip out on a Saturday each month to visit a place of interest. We visit towns and cities, historic houses, museums, exhibitions, gardens and so on, usually within a couple of hour's travelling time.

(We do not have a trip in December; in January we have a visit to the theatre and in February a meal together.


Where and When

Venue: Various places of interest
Frequency: Monthly
Day: 3rd Saturday
Time: Depends on desitination
Other Information

Group Charge: Joining Fee £5.00, Postal Members Annual Fee: £5:00 plus for each trip a share of the cost of coach, entrance fees etc.
Group Size: 180

Contact Details

Bookings: Jill Strachan
Telephone: Available in Password Controlled Members Area
Email: DaysofInterest@charnwoodu3a.org.uk

Membership: Pauline May
Telephone: Visit Members Area
Email: DaysofInterest@charnwoodu3a.org.uk

Days of Interest - 16 October 2021
Trip to Tattershall Castle and
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre


On October 16th we have a trip to Tattershall Castle and the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. In the morning we visit Tattershall Castle (pictured right), a National Trust property with huge gothic fireplaces and fine medieval brickwork. In the afternoon we move onto the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, which is the only Airfield Museum in the country recreated to its original design and sited on an original WW2 airfield.

Pickup time at Tesco Extra, Park Road, Loughborough is at 8:30 am and we leave the Aviation Centre at 5:00 pm. The cost of the trip is £24.50 to National Trust members and £29.50 to non NT members.

If you are interested in joining us on this trip, please contact Pauline May at
DaysofInterest@charnwoodu3a.org.uk or 01509 552834 for details.

Please be aware that, for the foreseeable future, all trips will pick up, and drop down at Tesco Extra car park on Park Road, Loughborough.


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Days of Interest - 18 September 2021
Stratford upon Avon


If you are interested in joining us on future trips, please contact Pauline May at DaysofInterest@charnwoodu3a.org.uk or 01509 552834 for details.




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Days of Interest

Saturday 28th August,
Rutland Water + Gates Nursery

Our second trip, on Saturday 28th August, began with a short cruise on Rutland Water in the Rutland Belle, followed by a visit to the nearby Gates Nursery. The cost for the Rutland Belle and Gates Nursery in August was £21.50 per person.


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The Rutland Belle
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Gates Garden Centre
Days of Interest - Trips are Restarting

Saturday 24th July, Buxton and Bakewell

We are - hopefully – back in business, with trips in both July and August 2021.

Our first trip, on Saturday 24th July 2021, was to Buxton and Bakewell.

The cost of the Buxton and Bakewell trip in July was £12 per person

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The Crescent, Buxton
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Bakewell