Leader: Maureen Blackwell.
Contact No: 01377 253183.
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday Monthly.
Venue: Eastgate (Cattle Market) Car Park
Each Month we are organising an interesting day out.
These trips are costed at approx £20.00 per person which includes admission.
09.00am prompt Eastgate (Cattle Market) carpark. Arriving back approx. 6.00pm
Food maybe available at or near Venue or you can take a picnic lunch with you.
Please book and pay before the end of the month prior to the trip.
This is a ‘New Idea’ Pease support it and make many memorable days out.
10th January 2018 Wednesday 10.00am prompt. Location:M & S Archives. Price: £20.00 Meet: Eastgate (Cattle Mkt) Car Park, Driffield.
14th February 2018 Wednesday 09.00am prompt. Location:Gainsborough Old Hall. Price: £22.00. Meet: Eastgate (Cattle Mkt) Car Park, Driffield.
Details: Gainsborough Old Hall was not only the home of the Burgh family but also a demonstration of their wealth and importance. By 1596, however, the Burghs had fallen on hard times and the house was sold to the Hickman family. Although a number of "home improvements " have been made over the years it remains a "textbook of medieval architecture" (Simon Jenkins "England's Thousand Best Homes"). The trip includes a guided tour of the Hall. There is an optional menu choice at £7.00 extra.
14th March 2018 Wednesday 09.00am prompt. Location: Nunnington Hall. Price: £ £22.00 Meet: Eastgate (Cattle Mkt) Car Park, Driffield.
Details: Nunnington Hall is a country house situated in the English county of North Yorkshire. The river Rye, which gives its name to the local area, Ryedale, runs past the house, flowing away from the village of Nunnington. A stone bridge over the river separates the grounds of the house from the village. Above, a ridge known as Caulkley's Bank lies between Nunnington and the Vale of York to the south. The Vale of Pickering and the North York Moors lie to the north and east. Nunnington Hall is owned, conserved and managed as a visitor attraction by the National Trust. if National Trust member cost is £15.00.
22nd April 2018 Wednesday 09.00am prompt. Location: Ampleforth Abbey. Price: £ 20.00. Meet: Eastgate (Cattle Mkt) Car Park, Driffield.
Details: Ampleforth Abbey is a monastery of Benedictine Monks a mile to the east of Ampleforth, North Yorkshire, England, part of the English Benedictine Congregation. It claims descent from the pre-Reformation community at Westminster Abbey through the last surviving monk from Westminster Sigebert Buckley. The current Abbot is Fr. Cuthbert Madden, and the Prior is Fr Terence Richardson.
20th May 2018 Wednesday 09.00am prompt. Location:To Be Arranged. Price: £ T.B.N. Meet: Eastgate (Cattle Mkt) Car Park, Driffield.