MAY 2023
5 days, 4 nights starting on 21st May 2023
The Art & History of Glasgow

£889 per person sharing a twin or double room, excluding travel costs to and from Glasgow.  You have to arrange your own travel.  £129 single room supplement.  
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Featuring:
The 4* Glagow Grosvenor Hotel which is 3 miles from Glasgow Central Station

Including:
Half board accommodation
All excursion travel in Scotland & guided tours included
Entrance fees to non-National Trust properties included
Blue Badge guide on Days 2 to 5
Executive coach on Days 2 to 5 in Scotland
Welcome drink included

Visiting:
St Mungo’s Cathedral
Glasgow guided tour
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & museum
House for an Art Lover
Dumfries House – guided tour, tea or coffee & shortbread
Burrell Collection
Tarbet
Hill House
Hunterian Gallery

Not Included: Single room supplement, entrance fees to Hill House (free to National Trust members), donation at St Mungo’s Cathedral, insurance, gratuities and travel to and from Scotland on Days 1 & 5.

OCTOBER 2022
5 days, 4 nights starting on 10th October 2022
The Castles, Gardens and Heritage of North Wales

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Featuring:
The 3* Best Western Waterloo Hotel, Betws-y-Coed

We visited:
The National Memorial Arboretum with land train tour included
Bodnant Gardens
Conwy Castle – entrance fee included
Plas Mawr- entrance fee included
Caernarfon Castle – entrance fee included
Portmeirion – entrance fee included
Ffestiniog Narrow Gauge Railway – train ticket included
National Slate Museum
Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens
Powis Castle and Gardens

JUNE 2022
5 days, 4 nights starting on 12th June 2022
THE HISTORIC HOUSES & HERITAGE OF ROMAN BATH, BRISTOL & WELLS

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Featuring:
The 3* Limpley Stoke Hotel which is a stunning hotel, 4 miles south of Bath in a delightful village setting in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We visited:
American Museum at Claverton Manor – guided tour
Bath – guided walking tour
Holburne Museum of Art – guided tour
Bristol – guided tour
Bristol Harbour cruise
Wells Cathedral – guided tour
Stourhead (entrance fee not included)
Herschel Museum of Astronomy – Guided tour
Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and village (entrance fee not included)

SEPTEMBER 2021
5 days, 4 nights starting on 19th September 2021
THE HISTORIC HOUSES AND HERITAGE OF LINCOLNSHIRE 

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Featuring:
The 4* Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Lincoln which overlooks Brayford Marina  and is located just a ten minute walk from the city centre. Facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, bar and gymnasium. All rooms are en suite and feature a hairdryer, television, telephone and tea & coffee making facilities.

We visited:
Stamford
Burghley House – guided tour
Lincoln – guided walking tour
Lincoln Cathedral
Medieval Bishops’ Palace
Lincoln Castle
Newark on Trnt – guided tour
Boat cruise on the River Trent from Newark
The Workhouse, Southwell
Doddington Hall – guided tour
Gainsborough Old Hall
Belton House

APRIL/MAY 2020
6 days, 5 nights starting on 26th April 2020
THE HISTORY OF THE AMALFI COAST

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This trip was run and organised by The Arts Society Ealing who kindly invited Richmond members to join them. We are really grateful to the committee of The Arts Society Ealing for allowing us this opportunity to enjoy their wonderful holiday.

Hotel:
We stayed at the 4* Hotel Due Golfi on bed & breakfast basis. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from the centre of the village of Saint-Agata sui Due Golfi and a 15 minute drive from Sorento. The hotel has a swimming pool.

We visited:
Amalfi Coast
Belvedere Positano
Ravello
Herculaneum
Oplontis & Villa Poppaea
Mount Versuvius
Pompeii
Paestum
Naples

APRIL/MAY 2020
6 days, 5 nights starting on 27th April 2020
THE ARTS AND HISTORY OF BUDAPEST – This trip was cancelled due to Covid but we hope to do it in the future.

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Featuring:
The 4* K+K Opera Hotel which is centrally located next door to the Opera House, on bed & breakfast basis

We visited:
Budapest – guided tour
Parliament House – Guided tour
Danube BendBasilica at Esztergom
Visegrad – Museum Palace of King Matthias and Citadel ruins
Szentendre
Dohany Synagogue – guided tour
Jewish Museum
Hungarian National Gallery – guided tour
Franz Liszt Academy – guided tour
Museum of Fine Arts – guided tour
Dinner Cruise on the River Danube
Castle of Sissi

SEPTEMBER 2019 – UMBRIA: FROM ASSISSI TO PERUGIA

This was our 5-day trip to Umbria in partnership with The Arts Society Moor Park.  The tour leader for this trip was Arts Society lecturer, Siân Walters, who has given us lectures on several occasions.  Click here to see the Itinerary.

We visited:
Città di Castello
Sansepolcro
Assisi
Perugia
Arezzo

APRIL 2019 – YORKSHIRE
This was our 5-day trip to Yorskire.  Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Harewood House
Castle Howard
Harrogate – guided tour
York – guided tour
York Minster
Merchant Adventurers’ Hall – guided tour
Scampton Hall – guided tour
Birdsall House – guided tour
Yorkshire Sculpture Park – guided tour

OCTOBER 2018 – CORNWALL
This was our 5-day trip to Corwall.  Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Clivedon Court
St Ives
Tate St Ives
Penlee House
Pencarrow House
Prideaux Place – guided tour and cream tea
Eden Project
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Exeter Cathedral
SS Great Britain

MAY 2018 – SHROPSHIRE
This was our 6-day trip to Shropshire.  Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Compton Verney Art Gallery
Ironbridge Gorge
Blists Hill Victorian Village
Shrewsbury – guided tour
Powis Castle and Garden
Chester – guided walking tour
Erddig
Attingham Park

SEPTEMBER 2017 – BERLIN
This was our 6-day trip to Berlin and Potsdam. Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Berlin – guided city tour
East Side Gallery
‘Kaffee und Kuchen’ visit to the Reichstag
Museum Island
Pergamon Museum – guided tour
Neues Museum
Charlottenburg Palace – Knobelsdorff Wing
Gemäldegalerie – guided tour
Potsdam
Sanssouci Palace
Cecilienhof Palace
Jewish Museum Berlin – audio tour

JUNE 2017 – NORTHUMBERLAND
This was our 5-day trip to Northumberland. Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Belton Hall
Durham
Durham Cathedral
The Bowes Museum
Alnwick Castle
Craigside House and Gardens
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden

SEPTEMBER 2016 – ANDALUCIA
This was a 6-day trip to Andalucia in September 2016.  Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Granada
The Alhambra Palace
Cordoba and the Mesquita
Seville
Reales Alcazares
Jerez and the Tio Pepe factory
Museo de Bellas Artes
Ronda

MAY 2016 – NORFOLK
This was a 4-day trip to Norfolk in May 2016.  Again it was a great success and much enjoyed by the 35 people who were on it.  Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Ely Cathedral and the Stained Glass Museum
Norwich City walking tour
Oxburgh Hall
Sandringham Estate
Holkham Hall
Felbrigg Hall
Blickling Hall

SEPTEMBER 2015 – LIVERPOOL
Our first trip was a 4-day trip to Liverpool in September 2015.  It was a great success and much enjoyed by the 29 people who were on it.  Click here to see the brochure.

We visited:
Little Moreton Hall
The two cathedrals
Walker Art Gallery
Port Sunlight Village
Lady Lever Art Gallery
Speke Hall
Tate Liverpool
Quarry Bank Mill