Shorne Active Retirement Association

ShornARA Chairman

Mrs Maureen Horsham



For more information about an event please contact the organising person(s) or email


March 2020



Lunch @ The Rose & Crown, Shorne

Join us for a two course lunch at The Rose & Crown in Shorne.  Arrival time at 12:30pm for a 1pm lunch.


Costs includes tip, tea/coffee and mints.  To book see Joy Stimson or Jill Fanner at the meeting, but be quick this event is limited to just 35 places.

Cost £13.50 per person

Contact Maureen Horsham T:- 01474 363285

May 2020




Heythrop Park Resort, Chipping Norton

Set amid stunning scenery on the edge of the Cotswolds.  It’s a place of both age-old decadence and contemporary style.  Heythrop Park Resort is set in the middle of 440 acres of woodland, gardens, historic landmarks and landscaped ground

Connected to the 18th Century Manor House you will find the modern, stylish and contemporary wing to the estate, home to executive accommodation and internationally acclaimed conference facilities. The resort also has a leisure club, spa and pool – a haven of relaxation – plus an 18-hole championship golf course and superb sports activities including footgolf and tennis

This holiday includes:


  • 5 Days (4 Night) Half Board
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Excursions
  • Nightly Star Entertainment


Cost £335 per person (Insurance £19.95 per person)  A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF £35 PER PERSON IS REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE.  Contact Marjorie Attwaters - 01634 726545


Cost £335 per person

Insurance £19.95 per person

Contact Marjorie Attwaters T:– 01634 726545

June 2020



Vintage Essex

In partnership with Lodge Coaches of High Easter, near Chelmsford, we bring you Vintage Essex, a very entertaining new day out for groups who like to see a lot without walking too far. We combine the best in Blue Badge guiding in picture postcard Essex villages with an afternoon at the Lodge HQ in the Essex Rodings including a ploughman's lunch and rides out in their vintage fleet of 1940s and 1950s coaches.  We also meet Chitty Chitty Bang Bang



  • Coach to Thaxted - Swan Hotel for morning coffee and biscuits.
  • Guided walking & coach tour of Thaxted, including Thaxted Church.
  • Ploughman's lunch at Lodge Garage cafe in Chelmsford.
  • Tour of Vintage vehicle collection including a ride in 1940s & 1950s coaches (tea & cake after vintage coach rides.  Leave for home 4.45 pm


Cost £56 per person

(Limited to just 52 places – allocation on first to pay basis)

Contact Janet Bennington T:- 01634 353681

Pat Ridout T:- 01474 560513

September 2020




Llandrindod Wells, Mid-Wales

Replacing the ‘North East holiday’ we’ve decided on a change in direction.  So let’s head West to Mid Wales for a 6 day (5 night) trip to the 4* Metropole Hotel in the historic spa town of Llandrindod Wells. 


As the highest rated hotel in Mid Wales, the Metropole offers the perfect base for exploring the nearby Elan Valley – an area of spectacular beauty known as the ‘Welsh Lake District’.  Run by the same family since the reign of Queen Victoria, you are assured a warm welcome.  This trip includes:


  • Bed, breakfast & evening meal at the 4* Metropole Hotel
  • Return coach travel
  • Accommodation with en-suite bathrooms
  • Optional Free Insurance
  • 4 days Excursions – see itinerar

Cost £575 per person

Contact Marjorie Attwaters T:- 01634 726545

Last updated: 23 February 2020