53 Members and Friends boarded the Blue Funnel Ship at Southampton for a cruise down the Solent to Cowes on the Isle of Wight. View a selection of pictures from the Solent Cruise 2013continue reading →
Visit to Ashmolean Museum Oxford - Tuesday 12th June 2012. All enjoyed their visit and were amazed at the extensive collection in the building and especially the Egyptian Gallery.
Dates for your diary. I have organized the following coach outings :- Wednesday May 8th. Sherbourne & Sandford Orcas Manor House. With our Blue Guide Mr P.Welton who you will remember guided us around "Hardy's Wessex". Tuesday June 4th. Visit to Titsey Hill Hall & Gardens, Oxted, Surrey. Tuesday July 9th. Broadlands (subject to confirmation). Wednesday Se pt 4th Exeter Watch this space for further details. Price per person per trip will be notified at a later date along with full details of each trip. continue reading →
Day Trip to Isle of Wight Thursday 12th July 2012 Fifty four members enjoyed a day trip to Osbourne House on the Isle of Wight on Thursday 12th July 2012. The day started off sunny and we had a beautiful journey through the New Forest to the ferry at Lymington. Unfortunately rain set in for the day just as we arrived at Osbourne House. The house and it's setting are lovely and one can understand why Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their family loved it there. A most interesting and enjoyable day out.…continue reading →
Tuesday 11th September 2012 Forty one members enjoyed this outing led by our Blue guide Mr P.Welton. We picked Peter up at the Red Lion Wareham and then on via Wellbridge Manor, Wool. We know it as Woolbrige Manor House and in the book "Tess of the D'Urbevilles" Tess and Angel Clare had their honeymoon. Our next stop was Bere Regis to visit the parish church St John the Baptist. The church includes the real life Turberville family tomb and coat of arms. On then to Stinsford to visit the church and see…continue reading →