This year marks the tenth anniversary of the revival of the Swansea Branch

The Trips

for 2019


Branch Excursions, 2019

Richard Lewis has now arranged this year’s trips.  Brief details are as follows:


Tuesday 2 July 2019

Itinerary: Kilpeck Inn: morning coffee. Kilpeck Church: guided tour. Ledbury: lunch followed by guided tour. Hellens Manor: guided tour. St Bartholomew, Much Marcle: guided tour.

Cost: Coach hire, church donations, guides, admission fees, afternoon tea: £35 per person


Tuesday 9 July 2019

Itinerary: Eardisley Church. Shobdon Church. Hampton Court Castle: lunch. Croft Castle: National Trust property. National Trust members: free admission to Croft Castle (please bring NT membership card). For non-NT-members, admission is £9.40 each. This is in addition to the cost of the trip and is to be paid at the Castle.

Cost: Coach hire and Hampton Court Gardens: £26 per person. Refreshments and lunch not included in this price.


Pick-up points:

     7.00am:   D J Thomas, Baglan Depot

     7.25am:   Swansea Leisure Centre car park

     7.45am:   Clydach: top of the main road, by the Mond works

     8.00am:   Pontardawe Tesco


There is a limited number of spaces available, so early booking is advised. The branch regrets that payments are non-refundable, unless the trip/trips is/are cancelled.

Payment should be made by cheque, payable to The Historical Association, Swansea Branch.

If both trips are booked, a single payment of £61 is acceptable.

Cheques should be sent, together with contact details, to:

Richard Lewis, Historical Association, 89 High Street, Pontardawe, Swansea, SA8 4JN.


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