Summer Meeting - Lune Valley

Lune Valley, Cumbria
A grand stone aqueduct spans a river.


One of the English countryside’s unspoilt gems, the Lune Valley begins just a few minutes’ drive from Lancaster and borders the Forest of Bowland, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Yorkshire Dales. Picturesque villages with unique heritage and individual shops, cafes and pubs are dotted throughout the valley.

We intend to visit the following sites, with other sites under consideration:

  • Brigflatts Quaker Meeting House Sedbergh
  • Brough Castle and Church
  • Fairfield Mill, Sedbergh
  • Gamelands Stone Circle
  • Glasson Old Port
  • Heron Corn Mill
  • Heysham St Peter’s Church
  • Heysham St Patricks Chapel
  • Kirkby Lonsdale
  • Kirkby Stephen Church and town
  • Lancaster Castle / Fort
  • Leighton Hall and Garden
  • Levens Hall and gardens
  • Lune Aqueduct
  • Morecambe
  • Ravenstonedale
  • Sedbergh
  • Sizergh Castle                      

Accommodation and travel

We will be based at the Holiday Inn, Lancaster. Members are to make their own way to the hotel. Trains run directly from London Euston to Lancaster. 


Prices include bed and breakfast, dinner, entrance fees and coach. Members must provide their own lunches but stops will be made to enable this. The meeting is open only to members. Members are advised to have travel insurance.

Single room: £800 per person
Twin/Double room: £600 per person (based on two people sharing)

Enquiries and booking

All enquiries should be directed to:

Caroline Raison
07801 352924

Please book by 1st June 2023 using the booking form below. Completed forms should be sent to Caroline at The Administrator will then contact you with the Institute’s bank details. Members can pay in part or in full – with all the issues over covid, members should have travel insurance in case they need to cancel. If members wish to cancel for any reason, we shall refund as below:

  • Costs can be refunded up to 91 days prior to arrival
  • Between 90 and 60 days 25% cancellation fee on the hotel cost
  • Between 59 and 46 days 50% cancellation fee on the hotel cost
  • Between 45 and 29 days 75% cancellation fee on the hotel cost
  • Less than 28 days 100% cancellation fee for the hotel and other costs


Summer Meeting 2023 - Lune Valley - information and booking form

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