National Memorial Arboretum

Our first arranged outing for 2022 is to the National Memorial Arboretum. As an Association it is almost ten years since we visited this wonderful Arboretum so of course the trees will have grown enormously and there are now more than 385 memorials, both military and civilian.  There is also a…

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RHS Bridgewater

RHS Bridgewater Worsley, Salford, Greater Manchester

Our second outing of 2022 is to RHS Garden Bridgewater, Worsley, Salford.  The RHS Garden is set within the historic grounds of Worsley New Hall, this spectacular 154-acre garden blends the heritage of an old garden landscape with contemporary designs and world-class horticulture. Everything is beginning to flourish, ready to…

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World of Wedgwood

Join us on a visit to the World of Wedgwood factory and museum. World of Wedgwood Included in the cost of the trip is a guided tour of the factory. Here you will see the manufacture of different styles of pots from their design stage to ornamentation and gilding. Our…

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Manchester Monastery

The Church and Friary of St Francis, known locally as Manchester Monastery, is a Grade 2 listed former priory in Gorton, Manchester. It was designed by the noted Victorian architect Edward Welby Pugin and built 1866 -1872. Manchester Monastery is a noted example of Gothic Revival architecture. Manchester Monastery is…

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Plas Newydd Country House

Plas Newydd Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey

Plas Newydd Country House is the ancestral home of the Marqess of Anglesey and sits on the shores of the Menai Strait. This elegant house has glorious views across the mountains of Snowdonia and is famous for it's Rex Whistler mural and exhibition of his works. Since our last visit…

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