Merseyside Study Tour
9th June 2019 - 13th June 2019£460 – £555
The last few places remain for our tour of Merseyside in June 2019.
The tour is being organised with a company called Tailored Travel and will be led by Delia Forrester, Roger Hinton, Richard Carroll and Richard Robinson, all trustees of the Society.
The tour will run from Sunday 9 June to Thursday 13 June 2019. Travel will be by luxury coach from and to Brighton and the 4 nights’ accommodation will be in the **** Mercure Hotel on Liverpool’s Waterfront.
The provisional programme is as follows:
Day 1 Travel to Liverpool with a lunch stop at Upton House (NT) near Banbury (entry charge for non-NT members).
Group dinner in hotel.
Day 2 Morning exploration of Liverpool’s Waterfront including Three Graces, Museums and Albert Dock.
Visit to Anglican Cathedral (with tour), walk along Hope Street and visit to Catholic Cathedral (including Lutyens Crypt). Free evening.
Day 3 Morning exploration of Liverpool One and Central Business District.
Visit to St George’s Plateau including tour of St George’s Hall. Visit to Gormley Statues on Crosby Beach. Free evening
Day 4 Ride on Ferry across the Mersey, Visit to Birkenhead Waterfront, Hamilton Square and Birkenhead Park. Visit to Port Sunlight and Lady Lever Art Gallery. Group dinner in a lively local restaurant.
Day 5 Return to Brighton with a stop at Coventry Cathedral
The cost will be £460 per person for those sharing a twin/double room and £555 per person for those occupying a single room.
The cost will include coach travel and 4 nights’ hotel accommodation with breakfast. It will include five entrance / tour charges and two evening group dinners (excluding drinks).
The tour will involve some light walking (nothing strenuous) and participants need to be reasonably fit. You are expected to take out personal travel insurance to cover sickness, injury and loss. We plan to hold a pre-tour get-together in April 2019.
If you wish to join us you can do so by contacting Richard Robinson by email here. You will then be asked to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of £75 per person.
Final payments will fall due in April 2017.
The tour will be limited to 33 participants including the four organisers.
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