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.

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

Autumn Tours 2018

There are no further trips now until September, when we hope to travel nearer home to Port Sunlight with Lady Lever Art Gallery. Also a trip to Quarry Bank Mill is to be arranged for October. Dates for these trips tba, but will be made clear when booking starts at Horizons 23 August.

See Posts below for info and pics of Spring and Summer trips already enjoyed this year.

Wishing all our trip friends a good summer break.

Cathleen Barnes and Bill Fitzpatrick.

June visit to Penrhyn Castle

We had a splendid day at Penrhyn Castle, a National Trust venue in Bangor with gardens, a nature walk, a railway museum and a stylish interior.

After the castle visit, we stopped off for a 2-course meal on the return journey, which was appreciated by everyone.

Photographs by Bill Fitzpatrick.

Our 2017 Itinerary

In 2017, we had successful trips to a Synagogue,  a Buddhist monastery,  Norton Priory and gardens including the walled garden and travelling onto Jodrell Bank Observatory,  the Hydro Electric mountain, the RAF museum and the famous laburnum arch in Bodnant Gardens.

Our final trip was a fun day at the Dickensian Festival Ulverston,  round­ing off with an evening meal on the homeward journey.

Previous Tours – Autumn and Winter 2016

Monday 5 September: Blackpool Ice Show’

occasional-tours-20160923-betws-y-coed-trip

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

occasional-tours-20161215-chatsworth-house-pages

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