Category Archives: Field Trips

The PLACE visit to Drax Power Station in October is now full

We have had a very good response to our proposed visit to the Drax Power Station in October. As numbers are limited by Drax itself, the visit is now full and we cannot take any more bookings. Sorry to disappoint … Continue reading

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Enjoy a day at the seaside with PLACE

Our next fieldtrip will be to Saltburn-by-the-Sea on Wednesday 10th June. This is a chance to explore the beautiful valley of the Skelton Beck and learn about the development of Saltburn, in the company of local historian, Philip Thompson. Meet … Continue reading

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Visit to Pickering Castle and St Gregory Minster

An additional event has been arranged, as a follow-up to our recent short course on the Norman Conquest of Yorkshire. This will take place on Saturday 28th June, when Robert Wright will guide us around Pickering Castle and St Gregory Minster.  Meet … Continue reading

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Warter and Nunburnholme in glorious sunshine

Our fieldtrip to Warter and Nunburnholme on 6th July was enjoyed by 17 PLACE members and led by Richard Myerscough and Peter Halkon. The morning was spent at the Wolds Heritage Centre – the redundant parish church in Warter – … Continue reading

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Middleham Castle visit an uplifting experience

Our outing to Middleham Castle on Saturday 15th June was a fitting climax to the short course led by Robert Wright, ‘Six Yorkshire Castles’. PLACE members were guided round expertly by Robert, who explained the layout of the site and … Continue reading

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