Visits, excursions and holidays

Visits, Excursions and Holidays in 2020

Basingstoke - Old Basing showed it wouldn't be beaten by Covid in 2020!

We undertook the following trips, all complying with Government guidelines.

Mystery Coach Tour - we visited Arundel, with 3 hours to have lunch and explore this lovely town.  

Visit to SS Great Britain - We were shown over this most interesting ship in five different groups of 6.  

Greece - a group had a very enjoyable 10-day holiday in Greece, with three nights in Athens and five in Thessaloniki holiday.  They were able to get to several memorable places in both towns. 

 

Excursions in 2021 (and 2022!)

  • 16 July: seaside fish'n'chips. Our coach outing to the seaside included a fish and chip lunch. The destination was a mystery, which turned out to be Worthing. As well as the lunch, we also had time to stroll and sit on the lovely wide promenade.

  • 19 August: Stratford-upon-Avon. 42 members had a very enjoyable day visiting Stratford. Many of us enjoyed a trip on the river and also a ride on the hop on hop off sightseeing bus.

  • 10 September: Wells & Glastonbury. There was time to visit the lovely cathedral in Wells, plus see the city.  In the afternoon a stop at Glastonbury,  where we found tea in the quaint shops.  

  • 5 November: Swindon, with the chance of either Shopping Outlet or Great Western Railway Museum, or why not do both.

  • 10 November: Visit to Royal Albert Hall Beauty of Ballet 

  • 2 December:  Musical Museum. Christmas Concert and Tea.  Prosecco on arrival and a chance to view the museum before we go into the concert lounge.  A tea is provided. 

  • 2 March 2022:  Best of Broadway.  Royal Albert Hall. An evening of glitz and glamour, featuring four West End star vocalists and guest presenter Gary WIlmot.

Holidays 2021

  • Croatia – 28 September until 5 October 2021 . ​ The cost is £884 per person, with a supplement of £140 for sole occupancy rooms. A full trip has now left for the holiday!

  • A five-night coach holiday from 11 October 2021, centred in Whitby, North Yorkshire.  

The pick-up points for excursions are the bus lay-by next to the barbers and opposite the White Hart in Hook, Tesco Express, Lychpit and the Bingo Hall, Basingstoke Leisure Park.

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