West Lothian 50+ Network – Trips

Over the years the West Lothian 50+ Network has organised many day trips to visit a very wide range of attractions and events.

New events are added regularly, so please look out for details of future outings.

Upcoming Day Trips:

24 March 2019 – Coach Trip to Abbotsford House and Melrose

Our March coach trip is to Abbotsford House in the Borders, followed by free time in Melrose.
The trip is on Sunday 24th March, leaving Bathgate old railway station at 9.30am.
The cost is £25 which includes coach travel, entry to Abbotsford House and Gardens for a self-guided tour and tea/coffee on arrival.
This trip can be booked in the office now. Tracy will also take email bookings if you are also able to do an immediate online bank transfer of your payment using your name and Abbotsford as a reference.

 

Itinerary (times are approximate)
9.30 Leave Bathgate
11.30 Arrive at Abbotsford, tea and coffee
12.00 Time to explore  with self guided tour
14.00 Bus to Melrose
16.30 Leave Melrose
18.30 Arrive Bathgate

28 April 2019 – Coach Trip to Balloch and Helensburgh

The Network’s April coach trip is to Balloch on the southern shores of Loch Lomond.
On our return home we will travel via Helensburgh for some sea air and the chance to get a fish supper.
The trip is on Sunday 28th April, leaving Bathgate old railway station at 9.30am.
The cost is £12.
Your time is your own in both Balloch and Helensburgh to spend as you wish.
Balloch has a wide range of things to do including boat trips, Balloch Castle country park, Loch Lomond Shores shopping centre with a choice of places to eat, an aquarium and a bird of prey centre.

Bookings can now be taken in the office. Tracy will also take email bookings if you are also able to do an immediate online bank transfer of your payment using your name and Balloch as a reference.

Itinerary (times are approximate)
9.30 leave Bathgate
11.00 arrive Balloch – free time
14.30 bus Helensburgh
17.00 leave Helensburgh
18.30 arrive Bathgate

 

In 2018 Network members enjoyed a variety of trips:

March 2018 – Men’s Group visit to Dunfermline Heritage Quarter

April 2018 – Splendours of the Subcontinent at the Queen’s Gallery

May 2018 – Day trip to Culzean Castle

June 2018 – Day trip to Peebles

Diary Dates

Members Monthly Meetings 2019:

Saturday 16th March

Saturday 20th April

Saturday 18th May – AGM

Saturday 15th June

Saturday 17th August

Get Together for New Members 

Weds 27th March 2019

Mother’s Day Meet Up

Sunday 31st March

Coach Trips 2019:

Sunday 24th March – Abbotsford House & Melrose

Sunday 28th April – Balloch & Helensburgh

Theatre Trips 2019: 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour  – Weds 20th March

Holidays 2019:

Walking in Mallorca 8th to 15th May

Seville – 7th to 14th October

Cheese and Wine Evening: Friday 17th May

Tree Planting & BBQ at Beecraigs: Sunday 22  September 2019

Thrift Shop : 25th Sept – 2 Oct 2019

Network Choir Concert: 7th & 8th October

St Andrew’s Dinner: Sat 30th November 2019

Kristmas Krackers Concert: 12th Dec 2019

Christmas Party: Sat 21st December 2019

Get in Touch

Tel: 01506-635510
Email: wlothian50plus@btconnect.com
Facebook: @westlothian50plusnetwork