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Liberty House Residents Relive History at Conisbrough Castle, Enjoy Strawberry Picking and Pizza Feast.

Residents of Liberty House, part of the Runwood Homes group, had an unforgettable minibus outing led by Wellbeing Lead Jody and Administrator Jen on the 5th of June. The trip included a visit to Conisbrough Castle, a strawberry picking excursion, and a delicious meal at Pizza Hut. Residents Mollie, Kath, and Joyce were thrilled to participate in this day filled with fun, and delicious food.

The adventure began with a visit to Conisbrough Castle, a place of significant personal history for resident Mollie, who grew up in Conisbrough. The group explored the castle grounds and delved into its rich history at the on-site museum. Mollie shared her memories and stories with the staff and her fellow residents, bringing the castle’s past to life through her vivid recollections.

Following the castle visit, the group enjoyed strawberry picking, which added a sweet and enjoyable touch to the day. The outing concluded with a meal at Pizza Hut, where everyone gathered to relax and enjoy some tasty food after a day full of activities.

Jody and Jen, both found the day especially meaningful as they watched the residents engage and relish the experience.

Jen, the Homes Administrator at Liberty House, shared her thoughts on the outing:

“It was a lovely day out with the residents. Seeing them having a great time was heartwarming, and Mollie taught me lots of history about the castle. I had such a great day.”

Resident Mollie expressed her gratitude and joy:

“Thank you for a great day out. I am so grateful I got to visit Conisbrough again and see how much it had changed.”

The day was not only a trip down memory lane for Mollie but also an educational and enjoyable experience for Kath and Joyce, who learned about the castle’s history through Mollie’s stories. The outing underscored the importance of community, shared experiences, and the joy of reminiscing, making it a memorable day for all involved.