2018 Excursion Programme
March, Thursday 15th
Guided tour of the National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham by car. Cost £10 including refreshments.
April, Monday 23rd to Thursday 26th
Spring Excursion to Derbyshire, based at the Palace Hotel Buxton
organised for the CNFC by Just Go Holidays. A 4-day coach excursion visiting Kedleston, Haddon and Sudbury Halls and Gardens, Chatsworth House and Gardens, the village of Eyam, and the Spa towns of Bakewell and Buxton. Book using the form available here.
May, Tuesday 22nd
David Austin Rose Garden & Plant Centre, and Lichfield Cathedral by coach. Cost £44.00 including, entrances, guided tour, morning coffee and buffet lunch.
June, Thursday 14th
St Fagans, the National Museum of Welsh History and The Royal Mint, Llantrisant, Cardiff by coach. Cost £27.50 including entrance and guided tour at Royal Mint. Book using the form available here.
July, Wednesday 25th
Wells Cathedral, and the Bishop’s Palace and Gardens by coach. Basic cost ££33.00 including morning coffee, entrances and guided tours. More detail about the specialist Cathedral tours, £3.50 extra, can be found here. Book using the form available here.
August, Thursday 23rd
SS Great Britain & the new ‘Being Brunel’ Museum, Bristol Harbourside by coach. Basic cost £32.50 including morning coffee and cake. Optional ‘Engineer’s Tuck’ lunch £12.50 extra. Book using the form available here.
September, Wednesday 6th
Guided tour of an Organic Market Garden, Abbey Home Farm, Cirencester, with optional lunch. By car. Details to follow.
September, Wednesday 12th to Friday 14th
Autumn Excursion based in St Albans
This 3-day excursion includes visits to Dunstable Priory, Shaw’s Corner, St Albans Cathedral, Verulamium, Hatfield House and much more, and follows-up a talk given by the sculptor Rory Young to members of CNFC on 3rd January 2018 about seven new sculptures in St Albans Cathedral. Booking information to follow.
September, Thursday 27th
Visit to Woodchester Valley Vineyard’s Winery & Cellar, Inchbrook Trading Estate, preceded by guided walk of vineyard. By car. Booking information to follow.
October, date to be announced
Annual Lunch. Booking information to follow.
November, Tuesday 27th
Excursion by coach to Tyntesfield House and Gardens, dressed for Christmas, with optional seasonal lunch. Booking information to follow.