There are two Travel Sections in York u3a, run by volunteer members, in both cases the trips are open to ALL York u3a members.

Travel Abroad This group organises small groups of u3a members to travel together on interesting itineraries chosen from the brochures of various travel companies. Members can suggest destinations. All trips are advertised via email. If you would like to travel abroad with like minded u3a members, contact the travel abroard group leader for further details or to sign up to receive updates of plans.

UK Travel Trips include a five-day residential trip each year, usually by coach, exploring different areas in the UK, short breaks of 1 or 2 nights staying in a hotel, and each month we run a one day trip to a place of interest. For general enquiries contact uk travel, and for queries about a specific trip contact the relevant organiser who’s contact information appear withs the trip details.

Future trips listed below. Apply using an online or printed booking forms that will be available on the detailed trips page or in a Newsmail. Places are allocated on a “random draw” basis.


DateTrip NameStatus
Tuesday 21 st February 2023Wentworth Woodhousefull
Saturday 4 March 2023 Bradford Faith Trailnot yet booking
Thursday 13th April 2023RHS Garden Bridgewaternot yet booking
9th July-13th July 2023Explore Warwickshirenot yet booking

Terms and Conditions

1: Insurance. All members are responsible for arranging their own travel insurance to cover the cost of cancellation through sickness, personal injury accidents and loss of luggage or personal property.

2: Access and Hazards. The organiser will alert members of problems on the information forms.

3: Cancellations. If a trip is fully booked you will be contacted by phone and put on a waiting list. If a place becomes available you will be contacted again. Refunds for cancellations of booking can only be made if a replacement can be found.

Travel committee members are:

  • Philip Dearle, Group Leader
  • Margaret Hamilton, Secretary
  • Ray Plevey, Treasurer
  • Hilary Davies, Main Committee Rep
  • Tina Dearle, UK Travel Rep
  • Gill Cordwell, UK Travel Rep
  • Lai Chan, UK Travel Rep
  • Viv Nicholls, UK Travel Rep
  • Sheila McKilligan,UK and Overseas Travel Rep