ILKLEY & DISTRICT u3a
This visit has been rescheduled to 9th September due to Covid travel restrictions applying on the original date.
An opportunity to explore the city at your own pace. We shall travel in comfort by coach (just 25 in a 53 seater) with a fully Covid compliant coach company. On arrival we will all go our separate ways for the day. Pick up will start in Otley at 7.50 am and then Burley, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley and Addingham. We shall have about 6 hours in Liverpool and expect to be back in Otley by 7.00pm.
The cost is £25 payable online (using a debit or credit card) or by cheque.
**Booking closes on July 31st**
You might like to visit the famous Albert Dock, with its shops and cafes.
Take the ferry ‘cross the Mersey, offering a fine view of the waterfront.
Admire the ‘Three Graces’, beautiful buildings on the waterfront including the Royal Liver Building.
Ascend St John’s Beacon (the radio tower) for a panoramic city & harbour view
Visit the two magnificent cathedrals: the Anglican and the Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (‘Paddy’s Wigwam’).
Visit some of the excellent museums:
* The Maritime Museum
* The Slavery Museum
* The Museum of Liverpool
* The World Museum
* The Beatles’ Story
Browse the art galleries: the Walker Gallery and Tate Liverpool.
Spot the superlambananas dotted around the city.
It may be possible to arrange a short tour of the Old Dock, beginning outside the Maritime Museum, which has to be pre-booked and paid on the day. If the tour becomes available, and you are registered for the trip, you will receive an email containing booking instructions should you wish to participate.
Further information on these suggestions can be found here. There is a hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus that travels between the tourist sites.
If the trip is heavily oversubscribed, a second coach may be possible.
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