Planned Visits

Status: PLANNED
Meet at: Bodleian College ticket office
for: 11:30 am

DESCRIPTION

Drive to Redbridge Park and Ride for 10.45, take bus to Oxford centre. Or take Henley to Oxford Bus. Meet at the Bodleian ticket office at the gateway in Catte Street for our tour at 11.30.

Conducted tour of Bodleian Library’s historic rooms, Divinity School, Duke Humfrey’s Medieval Library, Ratcliff Camera and modern Link Tunnel. Some stairs involved.

Cost for Bodleian tour £10.00 per head if we get sufficient numbers (13 max per group;  or split into two groups if enough interest)

Extras: parking at Redbridge, lunch and entrance to Oxford Castle

Optional p.m.:  A short walk will take us to Oxford Castle for lunch and p.m. visit to the Castle Museum and tour of Norman Mound, Saxon St.George’s Tower and Romanesque Undercroft, some historic prison cells.
Oxford Castle Museum £ 12.95.

Book with John Whiting

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DAY

Drive to Redbridge Park and Ride for 10.45, take bus to Oxford centre or take Henley to Oxford Bus.

Meet at the Bodleian ticket office at the gateway in Catte Street for our tour at 11.30.

Friday, 1 January 2021

Status: POSTPONED
Meet at: Sacred Heart Church
for: 9:15 am

DESCRIPTION

This is a coach trip to RN Dockyard, Portsmouth.

Leave Sacred Heart Church at 9.15 en route for Portsmouth.
Arrive at RN dockyard and convene at boathouse  No 4 for coffee and observe small boat restoration.
Go to the Mary Rose for a group conducted tour.

Adjourn for lunch and then move to a choice of one of

  • HMS Victory – Nelson’s legendary warship built 1759
  • HMS Warrior – Britain’s first iron-hulled, armoured battleship built 1860
  • MH.33 – sole remaining British veteran of the bloody Dardanelles Campaign of 1915-1916

Rejoin the coach for departure at 4 o’clock

Cost £49.50 Extras: Coffee, Lunch, souvenirs

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DAY

We plan to reschedule this trip for next year in 2021