Visits & May Weekends

Excursions & Events

During the summer there are normally at least 5 excursions on a half or full day basis to places of historical interest.

Thursday 19 August 2021 Battle Abbey

In the year 1066, the armies of King Harold and William the Conqueror clashed here at the
Battle of Hastings. See the Harold stone, marking the spot where King Harold fell, or walk
the battlefield trail to encounter carved wooden sculptures depicting Norman and Saxon
soldiers or view the remains of the Abbey, built by William shortly after his victory.
Cost £42 based on a minimum of 15 attending. English Heritage Members pay coach fare only
£28.
Pick-up: 10:30 a.m. Shotfield, Wallington or 10:45 a.m. Rusrkin Road, Carshalton
Confirmed reservations by 31 July please, the viability of the trip will be confirmed to all
reserved bookings, by e-mail, text or telephone.
Phil Groves, email phil_c_groves@yahoo.co.uk or phone 077100 549268.

Booking forms

Booking forms for trips can be found in the current newsletter.

Summer Coach Outings – Collection of Fares Etc

Coach fares and venue entry fees are payable on booking. Anyone who subsequently finds he/she cannot attend an outing for any reason will have entry money refunded, though still being liable for the coach fare as the Society will already have paid this to the coach company.

Reduced Fees

If paying a reduced fee please ensure you take your English Heritage or National Trust membership card or evidence of eligibility for reduced admission fees with you to show staff at the locations visited.