Edinburgh

Visits Programme

Edinburgh U3A Visits planned for 2019

Note - please be aware that our bank now requires that cheques for payment be made out to "Edinburgh Univ of the Third Age" (and not as previously "U3A Edinburgh").

Feb 11th 2020 (Tuesday) - Stirling Castle: a royal residence from the 12th century, the castle is associated with many famous events in Scottish history. There will be a guided tour of the Great Hall and Chapel. See the renaissance palace of James V and his queen recreated with furnishings and decoration of the period, the Stirling Heads, the kitchen, the regimental museum of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and enjoy views from the castle walls. Download the booking form by clicking on the Stirling Castle link, or call Ann Kerrigan on 07963 232 459.

May 14th Thursday: Falkland Palace - explore the house and gardens of this Renaissance building designed as a pleasure ground for country pursuits. Details to be advised.

June 10th Wednesday: Mackintosh Day - talk at the Mackintosh Club to hear about Charles Rennie Mackintosh's career before visiting Hill House (in its box). Details to be advised.

July 23rd Thursday: Dumfries House - tour Britain’s most beautiful stately home, new Walled Garden, Arboretum, Chinese Bridge and Temple Gate. Details to be advised.

August 7th Friday: East Lothian Tour - visit St Mary's Church and The Flag Centre at Athelstaneford en route for the Museum of Flight. Details to be advised.

September 24th Thursday: Kirkcudbright - the Artists' Town - a day to discover the galleries and museums of this attractive seaside town. Details to be advised.