The Heritage section organizes visits approximately once a month to venues usually of
historical interest. These can be by coach, if out of the area, to
stately homes or other places of interest. Examples: Rhode Hall,
Leighton Hall and Stoneyhurst College. Local venues are very popular.
These have included tours of the Bridgewater Hall,
Staircase House and Chathams School of Music.
Although the section is under the title Heritage other trips are also
organized such as a canal outing from Whalley Bridge and a tour of St
Once a year a short holiday is arranged, so far these have been to
Cambridge, Edinburgh, Bath and Wells, London, and Kent.
Cruising on the JudithMary
plans the events, however, the committee is always pleased to look into
and arrange any suggestions put forward by U3A members
The success of the Heritage section is only possible with the support
of the membership.
Group Leader: Margaret Dodd
Heritage Group Outings
Kent Holiday Oct 2nd-Oct 6th. The accommodation has
been changed by Best Western from Donnington Manor,
Sevenoaks, to the Rose and Crown Hotel, High Street, Tonbridge.
We understand that by way of compensation and perhaps consolation we
will be offered coffee or tea on arrival, a glass of wine one evening
and a box of fudge. Pictures from
July 25th Our outing this
month is to Hoghton Tower,
an impressive Elizabethan Manor House near Blackburn,
of the Hoghton family since the Norman Conquest.
Visit to Hoghton
Tower and Oswaldtwistle Mill
including a guided tour of both the Tower and, in the afternoon, of the Pendle Witch Country with time for shopping at the
Mill. Cost including pre-booked
choice of menu £ 26.00,
£17.00 without lunch. Depart 9:30 from the
Village Hall. Pictures from