Occasional Tours

We aim to explore local heritage, history and culture through visits to historic sites, museums and places of interest in Liverpool and the North West.

See below
See Below
  • Leader:  Cathleen Barnes - 01704 889190
  • Coordinator:  Bill Fitzpatrick 01695 371239.

Thursday 26 October (NB changed from the original date in September):   Trip to the Hydro-Electric Mountain – Llanberis 

Coach leaves St Annes’ Car Park 9.30 am.

Booking with cheque – £26.00 – at Horizons from 31 August.

Trip to Electric Mountain is now full.

Important information: It is essential that sensible flat shoes are worn. Open toed or sandals are strictly forbidden for this tour.  A helmet and hairnet is provided for the tour, which is by bus into the mountain.

You will need a U3A parking permit for the dashboard of your car when parked at rear of St Anne’s church.

9 November (changed from 2 November): Trip to RAF Museum Cosford, near Iron Bridge Shropshire.
Cost £20 per person.

Booking with cheque please – at Horizons

25 November: A day at a Dickensian festivities in the town of Ullswater Cumbria.
Cost £15 per person.  Stopping for evening meal on return journey.

Booking with cheque please – at Horizons

Previous Tours – Spring 2017

Wednesday April 19: A tour of Norton Priory and gardens including the walled garden in the morning. Time for lunch at the Priory cafe before travelling onto Jodrell Bank Observatory for the afternoon. There was provision of a talk for our group at each venue.

Thursday May 25: Trip to Bodnant Gardens – Wales.

Previous Tours – Autumn and Winter 2016

Monday 5 September: Blackpool Ice Show’


Homeward bound from Betws-y-coed – tired but happy.


Friday 23 September: Trip to St Asaph and Betws-y-coed

Included calling at a mill, a church and a restaurant.



Thursday 15th December:  Christmas Trip to Chatsworth House


Posing for a group photo at the end of a lovely day out. Click / tap to view full-size.