Newton Abbot Travel Club
         Bournemouth 17
 
 
 
Signals Herald in Spring
 

Sunday 26th/Monday 27th February 2017


Sunday
 
Morning departure with coffee stop enroute to  Blandford Forum &  the Royal Signals Museum.

Virtual and interactive activities

Discover the secrets of the electromagnetic spectrum and more..

  • Drive a full size truck through a virtual world
  • SOS! Send and receive messages in Morse Code
  • Direction Find (DF) The enemy position
  • Guide a laser beam round a course
  • Set up a radio and satellite network
  • See how radio works
  • Follow the wartime missions of Violet, Szabo and Odette
  • Learn about the importance of the Despatch rider

As the Museum is  at Blandford Camp photographic ID must be taken (bus pass acceptable)

 
Overnight at 3* Durley Dean Hotel Bournemouth.
 
A chance to use the leisure facilities before dinner.

Monday
 
Another chance to use the leisure facilities before  breakfast. 
 
The morning will be spent in Poole, with the option to visit the RNLI College for a 90-minute behind the scenes guided tour to find out how the crews & lifeguards are trained  (Cost £7.50) Please advise when booking.
 
Poole has an interesting museum which is free to visit or at  Poole Pottery where I might be able to arrange for you to see a potter at work if enough people are interested. Not forgetting for those who might just like a spot of retail therapy there are of course the shops.
 
After lunch we will travel to Kingston Lacey (National Trust) where the Spring bulbs should be out and also visit some of the rooms of the house that are open.
 
Included in the price of the break


              Coach with pickups, Forde Park,  Railway Station,
B&Q Newton Abbot, Next & Greenhill Way Kingsteignton
 
Dinner Bed &  Breakfast  at Durley Dean Hotel 
 
Entry to Royal Signals Museum
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST TAKE PHOTO ID FOR ENTRY
 
Visit to Poole
 
*Visit to Kingston Lacey
(Free entry with National Trust membership)
 

COST £79.00 PER PERSON SHARING
 
£5 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (limited availability)
 
£25 per person deposit with booking
 
Final payment by 1st January
 

PLEASE NOTE INSURANCE IS NOT INCLUDED

Royal Signals Museum

Durley Dean Hotel

RNLI College Poole

Kingston Lacey Gardens with Snowdrops