LloydsTSB Retirement Club (Birmingham)
5-Day Trip to South Lakeland, Cumbria
August 12th to 16th 2021
A visit based
Cumbria Grand Hotel at Grange-over-Sands
The journey to the hotel was broken off at Kendal.
Day 2 began with a visit to Carnforth Station and Heritage Centre,
the location used for the film Brief Encounter.
In addition to a continuous showing of the famous film, there are exhibits of railway memorabilia and a display regarding the film's
maker, David Lean.
The day continued with a visit to Leighton Hall,
the ancestral home of the world-renowned Gillow furniture family.
A 'Birds of Prey' demonstration was enjoyed in the warm sunshine.
The display featured a Barn Owl; a Harrier Hawk; and a Lanark Falcon.