Preliminary announcement, Centre Holiday in 2019

Preliminary details are:

Dates Monday 20th May to Friday 24th  May - five days - four nights.

Norman Allen is again organising the Holiday for the Centre and they have booked us into the Ufford Park Hotel in Woodbridge, Suffolk. This Hotel is a high quality hotel in its own grounds which include a full range golf course. Ufford Park Hotel has all amenities including a swimming pool, and spa. We will have half board terms including porterage in a range of double, twin and single rooms. Booking Forms and Brochures will be available in the August Newsletter.    

The proposed Itinerary is as follows:


Hatfield House, Herts, (Marquess of Salisbury) on the outward journey;


Guided walking Tour of Lavenham, one of England best preserved medieval villages including a guided tour of Lavenham Guildhall (NT); and a visit to Melford Hall (NT) and possibly nearby Melford Church.


Free time in Bury St Edmunds with opportunity to see the newly completed Cathedral with its splendid new  Tower, the Georgian Theatre and other features of this interesting City. 

Visit to Ickworth House (NT) and its outstanding collections of paintings, Huguenot silver, 18th Century
porcelain etc.


Guided walking tour of “Constable Country”, location of Willy Lot’s Cottage, Flatford Mill etc (NT)

A visit to Sutton Hoo (NT), site of the excavation of the famous Saxon Burial Ship in 1939, the excellent on site exhibition of artefacts, etc and a visit to Mrs Pretty ’s House (former owner of the site) (NT); 


Anglesey Abbey (NT) with its outstanding collection of furniture pictures and porcelain on the home journey. (We missed visiting this property on the Norfolk Holiday owing to a serious accident experienced in Ely by one of our Members.)

Price per Member is: £547.00 with a single supplement of £91.00

David Cooke
Centre Holiday Organiser

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