Social Outings

Convener

Sue Cobourne

There will be several outings a year which usually involve a visit by coach to various places of interest. Details will be posted here, as and when trips are organised.

Some visits involve a certain amount of walking. Members who wish to go on a trip but require assistance may bring a family member or companion who is not a member of Monmouth u3a.

Next Trip to St Fagan’s Museum on Thursday 16th May by coach from Cattle Market Car Park (£26) – see Whats On list – Day Trip – St Fagan’s Museum of Wales – Monmouth u3a

Please contact the convener for further information.


​Some Previous Trips and Visits

2024

Trip to Eastnor Castle

Trip to Nantgarw Chinaworks

2023

The Royal Mint Visit

2022
Christmas Lights at Westonbirt Arboretum

2021
Christmas Lights at Bute Park Arboretum

2020
An evening with the swans – Slimbridge

2019
Trip to St Fagans

​2018
RHS Cardiff Flower Show

2017
September 26th Wells, Cheddar Gorge and Gough’s Cave
July 29th Three Choirs Festival
May 13th Trip to the RHS Malvern Spring Show
May 3rd Trip to Bath
April 8th RHS Cardiff Flower Show in Bute Park

2016
November 2nd Newent Birds of Prey Centre
September 6th Brecon Mountain Railway
July 24th Three Choirs Festival
April 15th Cardiff RHS Trip

2015
October 9th Blaenavon Ironworks, the Big Pit, and the Heritage Centre.
December 27th Westonbirt Arboretum Enchanted Christmas

Date: Occasional
Location: Various
social outing to bath city
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Accessibility at Bridges Centre

Members’ monthly meetings are held at Bridges Community Centre, Drybridge Park. Some group meetings and activities also take place at Bridges. Off street parking is available here outside the building, and disabled parking is adjacent to the building entrance. There are no external steps or slopes, and the entrance doors are automatic. The ground floor is fully accessible and level throughout, and there is space for wheelchairs. There is a lift to the first floor, and accessible toilets on both floors. There is a hearing induction system in the Agincourt room where the monthly meetings are held.

Accessibility at Ty Price

Some group activities and meetings are held at Ty Price, St Thomas Community Hall, St Thomas’s Square. There is no off street parking here. The approach on foot is a gentle slope to double entrance doors. The ground floor of the building is fully accessible and there is a disabled toilet. The stairs to the first floor are wide and well-lit with a handrail on both sides, but there is no lift. There is a hearing induction system on the ground floor.

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