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1961 - Willows School YHA Holiday (Arran)

Arran 1961

Willows School Holiday in Arran in 1961

Fifty-three pupils including two from Marple Hall, several ex-pupils and six adults attended the first Willows School YHA holiday to the Isle of Arran during Whitsun of 1961.

This holiday record includes a list of participants and a photographic record of the trip.

Arran 1961 - Introduction

Area:   Arran

Dates:   Whitsun holidays

Hostels:   Lochranza, Whiting Bay, Brodick.

Pupils:

Dennis Bower   Graham Leigh   Edwin Thurston   Christine Crabtree (ex)
Edward Cooke   Tony Mason (MH)  David Wright   Barbara Fletcher 
Philip Eccleston   Raymond Gould-Martin John Wright   Heather Garson 
Martin Emmott (ex)  Barrie Phillips (ex)  Keith Worrall   Lindisfarne Hadfield 
John Fletcher   Gordon Pollock   Eric Williams   Julie Lanyon 
Peter John Foster  Derek Riley   Michael Young  Hilary Markland 
David Garside   Trevor Sharples  Victor Howkins  Anne Moorcroft 
John Gregory (ex) David Shepherd   Graham Seddon Rosalind Mullineaux 
David Griffin   Lawrence Siddall  Stewart Hammond Erica Osbaldistone 
Anthony Grundy John Slack   Richard Stanway   Christine Robinson (MH)
Andrew Hadfield  Richard Spencer   Olga Viehoff   Margaret Andrews (ex)
Keith Harrison   Andew Tinsey (ex)  Shirley Bower   Ann Yarwood (Astley)
David Ketley   David Taylor   Joan Brown   Edith Yarwood
      Susan Goodwin 

 Adults:

 Adults: 

Mr F R Mason
  Miss R Wood
  Miss M McQuillan
  Miss C Richardson
  Mr Lynham
  Mrs Wright

 Cost:

Per pupil, including all fares and food: £7 -5s -0d
Total cost of holiday for 57 persons: £378 -5s -2d

 Arran 1961 - Photographs

The following photographs were taken during the holiday in Arran:

WH1961-001 Leaving Fairly pier on way to Arran
WH1961-001 Leaving Fairly pier on way to Arran

WH1961-002 First sight of Arran
WH1961-002 First sight of Arran

WH1961-003 Lamlash
WH1961-003 Lamlash

WH1961-019 Arran - 2nd day
WH1961-019 Arran - 2nd day

WH1961-004 Whiting Bay Youth Hostel
WH1961-004 Whiting Bay Youth Hostel

WH1961-005 Goat Fell
WH1961-005 Goat Fell

WH1961-033 Lamlash, near start of Arran holiday
WH1961-033 Lamlash, near start of Arran holiday

WH1961-006 Towards Goat Fell
WH1961-006 Towards Goat Fell

WH1961-007 Glen Rosa
WH1961-007 Glen Rosa

WH1961-008 Glen Rosa
WH1961-008 Glen Rosa

WH1961-009 View of Witch’s Step from Glen Rosa
WH1961-009 View of Witch’s Step from Glen Rosa

WH1961-010 Head of Glen Rosa
WH1961-010 Head of Glen Rosa

WH1961-011 Witch’s Step
WH1961-011 Witch’s Step

WH1961-012 Goat Fell
WH1961-012 Goat Fell

WH1961-013 On Goat Fell
WH1961-013 On Goat Fell

WH1961-014 On Goat Fell
WH1961-014 On Goat Fell

WH1961-015 On Goat Fell
WH1961-015 On Goat Fell

WH1961-016 On Goat Fell
WH1961-016 On Goat Fell

WH1961-017 Holy Island from Goat Fell
WH1961-017 Holy Island from Goat Fell

WH1961-018 Looking North from Goat Fell
WH1961-018 Looking North from Goat Fell

WH1961-020 Brodick
WH1961-020 Brodick

WH1961-021 Leaders at Brodick!
WH1961-021 Leaders at Brodick!

WH1961-022 Brodick
WH1961-022 Brodick

WH1961-023 Brodick beach
WH1961-023 Brodick beach

WH1961-024 Foot aid - Frank Mason
WH1961-024 Foot aid - Frank Mason

WH1961-025 Castle of Death
WH1961-025 Castle of Death

WH1961-026 Castle of Death
WH1961-026 Castle of Death

WH1961-027 Summit of Castle of Death
WH1961-027 Summit of Castle of Death

WH1961-028 Castle of Death
WH1961-028 Castle of Death

WH1961-030 Looking towards Goat Fell
WH1961-030 Looking towards Goat Fell

WH1961-031 Arran
WH1961-031 Arran

WH1961-032 Arran
WH1961-032 Arran

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