Category Archives: Holidays

December Holiday to Scarborough

Festive Break 11/12/2017
5 days half board at Cumberland Hotel, Scarborough. Coach pick up Hucknall.
All rooms tea and coffee making facilities. Lovely warm rooms. Great choice of menu. 2 included excursions.
Doubles and twins available
£204.00 pp
Deposit of £40.00 secures your place.
Caroline Rhoades
01623 721987 or contact Caroline on the form below.

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Holiday to Ireland

The Emerald Isle Ireland. 2016. KERRY @DINGLE
22/May/2016 staying at Killarney Heights hotel Killarney
Half board, all rooms with tea and coffee making, private facilities, TV, and lift to all rooms Included excursions : * full day Ring of Kerry , * full day Tralee and Dingle peninsular
7 days in total, with 2 overnight stops in Dublin en route. Local pick up and all transport and ferry costs.
I only have a small number on reservation so you will need to book quickly to secure a place
Price £419.00pp share twin or double room. Single supplement £131.00pp. Sorry could not get discount on this one!. £30.00 deposit secures your holiday. Cheques payable to. ALFA. Ltd.
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Proposed Weekend Trip to Liverpool

A weekend trip to Liverpool has been arranged with ‘Roamin Empire Coach Tours’ for Friday, Saturday and Sunday 4,5 & 6 March 2016. The Trip will include bed, breakfast and evening meal staying at the Holiday Inn at Knowsley. Included in the price will be tickets for the ‘Beatles Story’ and Sunday lunch on the way home in Derbyshire. The price will be £149 per person based on two people sharing either a double or twin bedded room, the single supplement will be £15.00 extra. A deposit of £20.00 per person will be required when making the booking and cheques will need to be made payable to ‘Roamin Empire Coach Tours’.
If you are interested please contact Rose Ridley at the monthly meeting.

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Report of Paris Holiday

On 6th June,2015 thirty two members of Hucknall and District U3A, Mansfield and District U3A and Ashfield and District U3A set off from Nottingham train station for a 8 day holiday in Paris, on the River Seine and Normandy.
Excellent weather was in abundance throughout the holiday. All enjoyed wonderful meals on board Swiss Sapphire. Excursions included a coach tour of Paris; the picturesque town of Honfleur; Arromanches and the D.Day beaches of Normandy; a visit to Claude Monets garden; a viewing of the Bayeax tapestry. The group also paid a respectful visit to the Bayeax War Graves cemetery.
The on-board general knowledge quiz was won by 6 team members of Hucknall U3A.
The group was very ably looked after by Riviera staff members Tony and Alex.
Mrs D.White organised the whole trip magnificently.

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U3A Holiday to Vietnam and Cambodia

March 2016 – Vietnam and Cambodia Adventure
A stunning 27 day adventure – traveling with Explore Worldwide based here in the UK specialising in small group travel for 34 years.
They are fully bonded with ATOL, AITO and recommended by WHICH magazine.
Briefly comprising –
* Hanoi * 2night cruise Halong Bay
* 2 nights Boat Mekong Delta * Floating markets
* 3 days Angkor Wat temples * – central highlands
* Boat trip Perfume River * Fly Ho Chi Min – city tour
* 3 days Phom Phen * Elephant ride
* Nha Trang – seaside town – boast trip to outlying islands
* Interspersed with free and relaxing days to recharge your batteries!
This is an adventure type of holiday and a moderate amount of fitness is required. It is a classical tour for small groups – if there is enough interest we will have our own u3a tour. For more information you will need to order an Explore brochure and ask for the detailed trip tour notes – the code for the above trip is V E C. You will need these notes to make an informed choice as to whether this holiday is suitable for you. Explore 01252 888733
The cost will be in the region of £2900 including all flights accommodation and some meals I shall be organising a meeting in June 2015.
Caroline Rhoades, Ashfield u3a. 01623 721987

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