Harlaxton Alumni Trips

Harlaxton Alumni Trips Planned for Summer of 2019 and 2021

The Harlaxton Society and the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations offer UE and other Harlaxton alumni the opportunity to relive their Harlaxton Experience or to capture those memories for the first time. These trips are open to all UE and Harlaxton alumni and their family members and guests.

Harlaxton Alumni Trip

May 30 - June 3, 2019

The Harlaxton Society and the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations offer you an opportunity to either relive your Harlaxton experience or to capture those memories for the first time. The travel package includes a four night stay at Harlaxton Manor, educational sessions, day trips to places of interest in the surrounding area, and special events. Free time is built into the schedule for you to explore or to revisit old haunts.

Harlaxton Trip Group Photo 1

The trip is open to all Harlaxton College and University of Evansville alumni and their guests, but space is limited to 40 participants. Due to travel arrangements and accommodations, the trip is not appropriate for children under the age of 10. Air transportation is not included.

Travelers should arrive at Harlaxton Manor before 2:00 p.m. (check-in time begins at 11:00 a.m.) on Thursday, May 30, for a welcome, orientation meeting, and evening meal. Travelers will depart the manor on the following Monday after breakfast.

Day Trips and Special Events Planned

Thursday, May 30

Arrival Day:

  • Independent arrivals at Harlaxton Manor (Arrivals by 2:00 p.m.)
  • Orientation and settling into rooms
  • Guided house tour

Friday, May 31

Lincoln Day Trip:

  • Trip briefing by British faculty prior to departure
  • Coach transportation
  • Guided tour of Lincoln Castle
  • Guided tour of Lincoln Cathedral
  • Packed lunch included
  • Group dinner at a pub included

Saturday, June 1

Stamford Afternoon Trip:

  • Morning free for other activities at Harlaxton
  • Coach transportation
  • Tour of Burghley House
  • Free time in Stamford
  • Evening performance at Tolethorpe Hall

Sunday, June 2

Day at Harlaxton and in local area:

  • Local activities options:
    • Garden tour
    • Village tour
    • Woodland walks
    • Other independent tours of surrounding area (this is not included in the price)
  • Drinks reception
  • Formal banquet

Monday, June 3

Departure Day:

  • Check out of rooms at Harlaxton by 11:00 a.m.
  • Depart for USA or personal travel

Accommodations

Student rooms are furnished modestly with single beds, desks, armoire, and chairs. Each room has a hand basin and shared bathroom facilities in the corridor. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, and travelers will not be sharing a room with a stranger.

Guest rooms and en suites availability is limited! All linens and bath towels are provided in all rooms in the manor and carriage house.

A limited number of newly renovated rooms are available at The Gregory at the end of Harlaxton Manor's Drive. These boutique style rooms have private baths and can accommodate two people (1 bed).

Cost

$950 per person includes accommodations in student rooms, all meals at the manor; transportation, guide fees, and packed lunches on day trips, and special events. It does not include travel to and from England and Harlaxton Manor.

Guest room $1,100 per person.
En-suite guest room $1,200 per person.

The costs above include a $100 tax deductible gift to the Harlaxton Society Scholarship fund.

Deposit

To reserve your place, please submit a deposit of $300 per person ($350 per person if you select guest room accommodations) and complete the registration form online. The online registration and deposit are required by Friday, February 15, 2019 to reserve your spot. Payment in full is due by April 5, 2019.

The summer of 2021 will mark the 50th anniversary of UE at Harlaxton, so very specials plans will be in the works! Interested in more information on the 2021 trip email alumni@evansville.edu.

Harlaxton Trip Group Photo 2

Harlaxton Trip Group Photo 3

Office Phone:
812-488-2586

Office Email:
alumni@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Alumni House, 525 S. Rotherwood Ave