West Kirby, Wirral – 28th November 2021

Strenuous Leader : Carole                                                       Distance : 10.00 miles Starting on the Wirral Way to Ashton Park, then over Caldy Hill and through Stapledon Woods to reach the Newton Grange Trail. On to Royden Park via Frankby Mere, then we cross Thurstaston Common. We descend to the coast via the Dungeon and return to West Kirby along the beach (if the …

Holmfirth – 31st October 2021

Strenuous Leader : Carole                                                                            Distance : 11.00 miles We leave Holmfirth via Victoria Park and Back Lane to join the HVC Walk (Holme Valley Circular) through Upperthong and on to Digley Reservoir. We then join the Kirklees Way to Brownhill Reservoir and carry on along the HVC to White Gate Road. Cross country, on lanes and footpaths returning to …

Clapham – 26th September 2021

Strenuous Leader : Carole                                                                          Distance : 11.00 miles Leaving Clapham along Thwaite Lane, we then start our ascent along Long Lane, passing limestone outcrops, to Sulber. From here we ascend across the fells to the summit of Ingleborough (724m, 2375ft) for hopefully great views. We now start our descent. Firstly, to Little Ingleborough then on via Gaping Gill, Trow …

Buxton – 22nd August 2021

Strenuous Leader : Malcolm                                                     Distance : 10.00 miles We head south out of Buxton through the woodland of the country park to the car park at Grinlow. We then head west to Axe Edge Moor before dropping down to Derbyshire Bridge where we stop for lunch. We take the road through Goyt’s Moss towards Errwood Reservoir before crossing Wild Moor …

Ambleside – 25th July 2021

Strenuous Leader : Malcolm                                                        Distance : 9.00 miles We leave the northern end of Ambleside and climb Wansfell Pike, this is the only sustained steep climb on this walk at 482m.  The views from the top are spectacular on a clear day over Loughrigg to the Old Man of Coniston and the entire length of Windermere.  From here we …

Beeston – 23rd February 2020

Strenuous Leader: Paul Hogan                                                            Distance: 9.00 miles From Beeston Castle this walk follows the Sandstone Trail around another even older castle, Peckforton, and on to the summit of Bulkeley Hill offering great views as far as Shropshire and the Staffordshire Hills. Then scenic lanes and field paths lead us back to Beeston. Leisurely Leader: Dave Hatchard                                                         Distance: 6.00 miles From …

Todmorden – 19th January 2020

Strenuous Leader: No leader at present                              Distance: 10.00 miles A map and previous notes will be available. Leisurely Leader: Peter Denton                                              Distance: 7.00 miles …

Styal – 24th November 2019

Strenuous Leader: Carole Rankin                               Distance: 10.00 miles Rob is unable to walk today so Carole is stepping in and following the notes below. We head north from Styal Country Park crossing fields and Styal Golf Club towards the village of Handforth. From Handforth Station we take footpaths to walk through the farmland to the east and south of Handforth …

Arnside, Cumbria Sunday 27th October 2019

Coach Leader: David Hatchard Coach Leaves at 5.00pm Todays Walk The usual message about choosing a walk suitable for you. Please read these coach notes carefully as they will help you to decide which walk will be the most suitable for you. For the safety and enjoyment of yourself and others, please try not to join a walk which is …

Ambleside – 29th September 2019

Strenuous Leader: Paul Hogan                                          Distance: 00.00 miles No walk notes received. Moderate Leader: Peter Denton                                         Distance: 7.00 miles This is a lovely walk from Ambleside to Loughrigg Tarn, then back. We have some climbing to do so we can enjoy the fabulous scenery.  Do not forget your camera as there are loads of photo opportunities. Happy snapping People. Hope you …

Malham – 1st September 2019

Strenuous Leader: Malcolm Chamberlain                          Distance: 10.00 miles We head north west out of Malham on Long Lane and climb up to Fair Sleets Gate and Twin Bottom before picking up the Dales High Way at Nappa Cross. From here we have an undulating walk to Malham Tarn, where we stop for lunch …

Tideswell – 28th July 2019

Strenuous Leader: Rob Rose                                             Distance:  10.00 miles From the Tideswell village we follow Tideswell Dale to pick up Millers Dale and the Monsal Trail which we follow to Monsal Head. WL then walk to Little Longstone, up the hill and over Longstone Moor to Wardlowe Moors. We then follow paths and lanes to Litton and back to Tideswell. Moderate Leader: …