Excursions and Holidays Programme

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. 


Trips are open to all our members. If you are not yet a member but would like to join us, please click here for an application form.

If you are already a member and you want more details about these excursions and holidays, please click here.


Recent excursions 

We undertook the following trips, all complying with Government guidelines

  • Coach trip to Welford Park, near Newbury, to see the snowdrops

  • Best of Broadway.  Royal Albert Hall. Featuring four West End star vocalists and Gary Wilmot

  • Coach trip to RHS Wisley, including garden guide and a cream tea

  • RAF Hendon Air Museum and Grand Union Canal barge trip


Recent holidays 

  • ​Croatia – A week's holiday from 28 September 2021, flying to Ljubljana and coming back from Pula

  • Whitby, North Yorkshire - A five-night coach holiday, seeing the best of North Yorkshire 

  • Greece - a  very enjoyable 10-day holiday in Greece, with 3 nights in Athens and 5 in Thessaloniki


Forthcoming excursions in 2022

  • October: a visit to Windsor is being planned, including the Castle and St. George’s Chapel

  • December: JOHN RUTTER'S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION at the Royal Albert Hall (Matinee and Evening performances)

Forthcoming excursions in 2023

Jan. 26th A Mystery tour including lunch

Mar. 8th. Concert at Royal Albert Hall.  Let’s Face the Music. Classic songs from golden age of Hollywood including Anything Goes, Cabaret, Sweet Charity, A Star is Born plus a special tribute to the music of George Gershwin.  We will leave about 3.30.

June 30th.  St. Albans plus another nearby destination


April 17th Bletchley Park.

May 18th A National Trust property plus ????

Forthcoming holidays

  • November 2022 - Turkey And Tinsel at The Shanklin Hotel, Shanklin, Isle of Wight

  • June 2023 - A  10 night trip to Cyprus

  • October 2023 - Lochs & Glens Holiday Autumn Break 

  • April 2024 - Croatia