Wiston Lodge trip

Choir trip to Wiston Lodge

5pm Thursday 25th – 2pm Monday 29th July 2019
Trip details
Accommodation
Costs
Getting there
Book your place
Wiston photos



SongTribe are off to Wiston Lodge for a long weekend in the summer of 2019! Ali will lead song workshops each day, but we’ll also have time to enjoy some other activities – brace yourselves!

Wiston Lodge is fully catered – all meals are included in the price. We’ll arrive in time to share dinner together on the Thursday evening, and leave after lunch on the Monday.

If you’d like to find out more about Wiston, have a look at the Wiston Lodge website.


Accommodation

  • Rooms at Wiston Lodge: these are shared (max 4 in a room). There’s a limited number of double/twin rooms. Bedding is provided but you’ll need to bring towels.
  • Timber cabins: these are a short walk from the lodge. There are 2 rooms in each cabin, and 2 beds in each room. Each cabin has its own shower. Bedding is provided but you’ll need to bring towels.
  • Camping: there’s a large field at the back of the lodge for tents, and hard ground for campervans at the side of the lodge building. There are no electric hookups. Campers can use showers in the lodge
  • Participants can also opt to find their own accommodation nearby, and pay for meals/workshops only. There’s arange of accommodation in Biggar (7 miles away). The closest Air BnB property is in Symmington (4 miles away)


Costs

All prices include singing workshops and any other activities we pack in to the 4 days

Accommodation in the lodge or cabins (includes full board): £240Wiston Lodge cabins

Camping (includes full board): £180

Full board (no accommodation): £160

Lunch and dinner (no accommodation): £135

We don’t want cost to prevent anyone from joining us on this trip. If you would like to find out about subsidised places – please contact Ros.


Getting there

Wiston Lodge is south of Biggar, just off the A702, on the edge of the village of Wiston

Wiston Lodge,
Millrigg Road,
Wiston,
Biggar,
ML12 6HT

By Car: Take the A702 through Biggar. After Biggar turn right onto the A72, through Symington village. Turn Left onto the A73 (southbound). At the bottom of the hill at the narrow bridge, turn right to Wiston village. drive through the village. up to the top of the hill . Look out for the  primary school on the right hand side – the turning to Wiston Lodge is immediately before the school. We’ll arrange lift shares nearer the time.

By Bus: Edinburgh – Dumfries (Stagecoach West, 101 Service). The bus timetable doesn’t state Wiston but you can ask the driver to drop you off after Lamington and before Roberton. Alternatively we can arrange to collect people from Biggar


Book your place

Book here

We’ll ask for a £50 deposit to be paid by 28th February 2019 to confirm your place


Wiston Lodge photos

There’s been some interesting work going on in the grounds at Wiston – they now have a sensory area where you’ll find sculptures, a drumming circle, a firepit, musical chimes, and all sorts of other delights

Wiston Lodge grounds

Wistone Lodge grounds

Wiston Lodge groundsWiston Lodge firepitWiston Lodge groundsWiston Lodge groundsWiston Lodge grounds - Tinto sign