Lowender Peran 2018

Our Newquay U3A Cornish Dancers performed well at Lowender Peran in the Hotel Bristol.


Overbeck’s Garden Visit

Our A-B Newquay coach left Chester Road at 9.00am for our long journey to Salcombe, Devon where we were visiting the National Trust property at Overbeck’s. We had a much smaller coach to travel in on this visit because we had been pre-warned that the car park there would not take a full-size coach.

As we approached the property, we could see why they had told us not to come in a large coach. The approach roads were steep, narrow and full of hair-pin bends. Amazingly, with a bit of manoeuvring, our experienced coach driver got us safely to Overbeck’s tiny car park. How he turned his coach around, was a mystery.

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RHS Rosemoor

Our Garden Appreciaction Group left Chester Road in Newquay at 9am for a 2-hour trip to RHS Rosemoor by coach provided by A-B Newquay Taxi & Coach Company. It was a hot day, so thankfully the air-con worked well on the comfortable coach.

Arriving at RHS Rosemoor, we went our separate ways, some of us into the cafe for a coffee, others went straight into the gardens in smaller groups.

There was a lot to see, Continue reading RHS Rosemoor

Goonhavern to Perranporth

A group of us from Newquay U3A walking group caught the 10:35am number 87 bus from Newquay Bus Station and the remainder of our group got on at various stops on the route to Goonhavern. I didn’t actually do a headcount, but there were eventually about a dozen of us.

The planned walk was from Perranporth to Goonhavern but Continue reading Goonhavern to Perranporth

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