Reader Club Trip Reviews

Find out about the highlights and see the pictures from the latest familiarisation trips.

Reader Club Trip Reviews

Richmond Reader Club Trip 2019

Kew & Richmond: Gardens, inspiration & delicious treats


Readers joined us on our familiarisation visit to Richmond, taking in the unmissable Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the intriguing National Archives. Harry Rogers reports back from the whistle-stop tour of the borough.

Hull & Beverley Reader Club Trip

Hull & Beverley: A Reader Club trip full of surprise for GTOs


More than 70 group travel organisers headed to Hull & Beverley for a three-day Reader Club trip to explore the area. Keeley Rodgers reports back on our huge familiarisation trip. 

Longleat House, Wiltshire

Salisbury and Wiltshire: Celebrating landmarks & new attractions


We joined group travel organisers for a two-day trip taking in some of the many highlights in Salisbury and the surrounding area. 

RHS Garden Wisley Reader Club trip

Autumn treats at RHS Garden Wisley


Rachel Bailey reports back from a trip that saw a party of Group Leisure & Travel readers seeking future excursion inspiration at RHS Garden Wisley.

GTOs outside Shakespeare's Globe on a 2018 RC trip

Shakespeare's Globe and The View from The Shard: In the eye of the beholder


Laura Sexton reports back from an exciting Reader Club Trip to Shakespeare’s Globe and The View from the Shard.

GTOs at Strawberry Hill for 2018 RC trip

Kew Gardens and Strawberry Hill House: Gems in the crown of Richmond


GLT reports back from a Reader Club trip which came complete with an impressive Gothic house, the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse, and plenty of sunshine. 

Reader Club trip to Intu Trafford Centre 2018

Manchester Intu Trafford Centre: Into the spirit and out of this world


Keeley Rodgers reports back from the latest Reader Club Trip to the intu Trafford Centre in Manchester. 

GTO at Woburn Abbey & Gardens

Woburn Abbey and Bletchley Park: Unlocking the past and cracking the code


Woburn Abbey and Bletchley Park are teeming with stories of both splendour and tragedy, says Laura Sexton after the latest Reader Club tri

Reader Club trip to Belvoir Castle

Melton Mowbray: History and food, glorious food


An experience all foodies must have, says Laura Sexton following Group Leisure’s latest Reader Club trip to Melton Mowbray and the surrounding area.

Castle Howard, York

Castle Howard and York Minster: The lap of luxury


Castle Howard and York Minster set the bar high when it comes to history and architecture says Laura Sexton, following the latest Reader Club trip to Yorkshire.

Reader Club trip to National Memorial Arboretum 2018

National Memorial Arboretum: Sunny reflections


GLT reports back from a very warm Reader Club Trip at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, which proved a major hit with GLT readers.