Choir trip to Wiston Lodge
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.
- 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)
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): £240
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.
Wiston Lodge is south of Biggar, just off the A702, on the edge of the village of Wiston
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
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