Malvern U3A

GRP Trips Arranged

Trips Arranged





Monthly meetings – 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Next meeting Tuesday June 14th 2022 at 2.00 pm




Group Co-Leaders
Peter Dennis
Tel:01886- 880838
Hazel Haslam
Tel: 01684-563172
Wednesday 25th May 2022

A Visit to the Helicopter Museum at Weston-Super-Mare

The Helicopter Museum is the largest dedicated Helicopter Collection in the world with over 100 helicopters on display in an all weather undercover hanger

Exhibits include two of the Queen’s Royal Flight helicopters, the current world speed record holder G-LYNX, a Vietnam Veteran Huey and a Russian Hind Gun Ship

You can also visit the restored WWII Pilots Block and Weston Aviation Exhibition detailing  Weston’s aviation history.

There will be a guided tour of the museum lasting approximately 1 hour and then time to explore the museum on your own.

A new Visitors Centre with new catering and exhibition facilities will be open when we visit.

After leaving the museum at approximately 2.00 we will visit Weston-Super-Mare in the afternoon.

Departing from Malvern Splash at 08.45 and returning to Malvern at approximately 6.00 pm

Cost to include Coach, driver’s tip and admission and tour at the museum £20 per person.

Please note Commandery Coaches have now installed Disinfectant Filters in their Air Conditioning Units.

Margaret Flanagan

Tel 01684 566650


Wednesday 8th June 2022

A day out at the Nantgarw China Works and The National Collections of Wales

In the morning we will visit the China works and on arrival Tea/Coffee & a cake will be served followed by a guided tour.

Unfortunately, there are no refreshment facilities at either of these locations, so please bring your  own lunch and we will have lunch between 12.30 and 13.30.

Then, in the afternoon we will travel on to the National Collections Storage, where many different items are stored before or after their display in various museums.  We will visit the Conservation and Transport sections. Again there will be a guided tour. This facility is not, in general, open to the public.

Departing from Malvern Splash at 08.45 returning to Malvern at approximately 18.00

Cost to include coach, driver’s tip and all admission charges will £23 per person.

Bookings to be taken at the meeting in March

Jenny Jackson

Tel 01684 565268

Wednesday 22nd June 2022 A Ride on The Severn Valley Railway

This an opportunity to ride on the famous Severn Valley Railway from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth and return.

Departing from  Malvern Splash at 08.15 and arriving in time to catch the 10.00 Steam Train to Bridgnorth. Arriving at 11.10. Spend time exploring Bridgnorth and having lunch before catching the 2.25 train.  Calling at the Highley Engineering Works for a guided tour lasting approximately 1 hour, then catch the train back to Kidderminster, arriving at 5.10.

Returning to Malvern Splash.

Cost £32 to include train ride, tour, coach and driver’s tip.

 Richard Shenton

Tel 01684 566451


Thursday 14th July 2022

A Visit to Sanders Garden Centre and Clevedon Court, Nr Weston-Super-Mare

We will depart from Malvern Splash at 09.00 and will visit The Sanders Garden Centre in the morning. The Garden centre has a cafe for coffees and lunch. We will then travel on to Clevedon Court where there will be guided tours around the house and the opportunity to visit the gardens. We plan to leave Clevedon at 4.00 to travel back to Malvern.

This is a National trust property dating back to the 14th Century. Unfortunately, there is no access to the 1st floor for wheel chair users. There is also an attractive terraced garden.

Cost: NT members £14, non members £22.50

Bookings to be taken at the meeting in April

Jenny Jackson

Tel 01684 565268

Wednesday 28th September 2022 A visit to Packwood House, near Solihull

Join us on this trip to the National Trust property, Packwood House.  There will be an opportunity to visit the house and the formal gardens. There is also a cafe on site.

Departing from Malvern Splash at 09.00, arriving at Packwood at approximately 10.00

Returning at 15.00 arriving back in Malvern at approximately 16.30

Cost: NT members £17, non members £28

Jenny Jackson

Tel 01684 565268