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Excursion and Holiday Details

If you live in or around Basingstoke/Old Basing and are retired or semi-retired, now’s the time to join us and make the most of life. The trips below are open to all our members.


If any are of interest, please send an email to either Group Leader as soon as you can. If you do not already have an email address or phone number for either Group Leader, please send an email to

Forthcoming excursions

New Forest and Exbury Gardens (October 20th 2023)

The tour includes coach, admission to the gardens, and a Meet and Greet (30 minutes). We can prebook seats on the steam train and this would be £5 per person.  (Group rate pre booked),

There could be a Senior Guide Tour for the group or as many who wish to join it it, which takes an hour and a half and is £100 divided between those wanting it or £150 and it would be a Senior Gardener acting as tour guide.

St. Pauls Cathedral (November 15th 2023)

We will attend a concert in the evening.  This will be the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra playing Rutter's Requiem and 3 other works.  

Forthcoming holidays

Lochs & Glens Holiday Autumn Break (6th – 11th October 2023) 

The hotel we have reserved is Loch Tummel Hotel, by Tummel Bridge.  The first day from leaving Basingstoke in the morning we reach the hotel in time for dinner.

The excursions (may not be in this order) are:

1. Perth

2. A day visiting the Cairngorms National Park which includes Ballater, Balmoral and Braemar

3. St. Andrews 

4. Aberfeldy, Crieff & Pitlochry.  

The cost of this holiday on half board is £459.00, including insurance. We have twin and double rooms, but no singles left.​​


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