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Holidays Programme 2017

Specialist holidays for people with sight loss.

Call +44 (0)1273 832282 or email holidays@torchtrust.org for more information or to book today.

Holidays Overview

There’s something for everyone at The Torch Holiday and Retreat Centre – the haven for people with sight loss! Whatever holiday you choose there are always plenty of trips out to places of interest, and excellent Christian speakers. Whatever the weather, warm friendship, fun, comfortable accommodation and good food are guaranteed! You’ll be blessed physically and spiritually on a Torch Holiday.

Fully inclusive

Don’t forget – our holidays are fully inclusive! That means inclusive of all meals, outings, entrance fees, theatre tickets and transport during the holiday.

Enjoying your Holiday - Mobility Grading

To help you to choose the right holiday and get the best experience of what we can offer you to fully participate in, we provide a simple mobility grading scheme for all our holidays. The grading is explained below at the end of the page, with grade 1 requiring low mobility up to grade 4 requiring high mobility.

For information about additional breaks for Torch Fellowship Groups, please call us.

Torch Holidays 2017 at Torch Holiday & Retreat Centre, Sussex

Alongside the holiday names and dates are shown the fully-inclusive price and the mobility grading. 

February

6–10 Gadgets Week – a week to engage with technology for people with sight loss; £340; G1

17–20 Moving Forward – to encourage, equip and enable you on the next step of your sight loss journey; £220; G1

March

3–6 Lent Weekend - a weekend to contemplate the period of Lent; £260 (2 nights £180); G1

21–24 Well-being break – time to relax and reconnect with mind, body and soul; £270 (2 nights £190); G2

April

3–7 Marilyn Baker Ministries – a time of learning to hear God better in everyday life through music and teaching; £380; G2

13–18 Easter Blessings – time to celebrate the risen Lord with fun and fellowship; £400; G2

24–28 Spring into Life - Gardening week – time to get your hands dirty and enjoy the delights of spring; £340; G2

May

16 – 19 Moving Forward – to encourage, equip and enable you on the next step of your sight loss journey; £220; G1

22–26 Disability Sports Week - a fun filled week of exploring disability sports; £450; G4

June

7–14 No Limits - Activity Holiday - our annual activity holiday filled with fun and adventure; £635; G4

26–30 Summer Moments – a summer holiday of relaxation and activities in and out of the centre; £360; G2

July

17–21 World Food Week - a tasty holiday exploring food and activities from cultures around the world; £360; G2

29 July–5 August Summer Delight – a summer holiday of relaxation and activities in and out of the centre; £560; G2

August

14-18 Summer Memories – a summer holiday of relaxation and activities in and out of the centre; £360; G2

September

4–9 Walking Week - a week of walking the beautiful South Downs and local area; £420; G4

19–22 Moving Forward – to encourage, equip and enable you on the next step of your sight loss journey; £220; G1

25–29 Hurstpierpoint Festival Week – a week to enjoy the local Hurst Festival including events from musicians, poets, writers, artists and more; £380; G2

October

2–6 Work of Heart - Creative Week - a week of creativity including arts, crafts and baking made accessible for people with sight loss; £360; G2

23–27 Multimedia Week – an interactive, creative week exploring radio, tv and film for people with sight loss; £360; G2

30 October-3 November Read All About It - Book Week - our annual book week, opening up Christian literature for people with sight loss; £340; G2

November

6–10 Marilyn Baker Ministries – a time of learning to hear God better in everyday life through music and teaching; £380; G2

13–17 Technology Support Week – an opportunity to get support with technology for people with sight loss; £340; G1

24–27 Moving Forward – to encourage, equip and enable you on the next step of your sight loss journey; £220; G1

December

4–8 Joy to the World – Torch’s pre-Christmas holiday with all the joys of a fun family Christmas; £340; G2

23–27 A Child is Born – Torch’s Christmas holiday, a time to celebrate the birth of our Saviour together; £440; G2

 

Mobility Grading

All holidays are accessible but for your information each holiday has a grading of activities.  For example

1.       Low level activity, gentle walks up to 500 metres/yards

2.       Mid level of activity, walking up to 2 miles, ten pin bowling, theatre trips etc

3.       Higher level of activity, walking up to 5 miles, sightseeing, cycling, swimming etc

4.       Active weeks, walking up to 10 miles, swimming, running, extreme sports, cycling, horseriding, theme parks etc

Booking Terms and Conditions

Follow this link for the booking terms and conditions

Contact Details

Torch Holiday & Retreat Centre

4 Hassocks Road, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex BN6 9QN

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 832282. Email: holidays@torchtrust.org

 

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