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: …

Pateley Bridge – 30th June 2019

Strenuous Leader: Rob Rose                                                    Distance: 10.00 miles From the village centre we go over the bridge on paths to Eagle Hall and then following the Nidderdale Way past Ladies Rigg, Hillend and Providence House, through quarries and over the Ashfield Beck.  When we come to Low Farm we turn north past Heathfield to arrive at Gouthwaite Reservoir. From here …

Eyam – 2nd June 2019

Strenuous Leader: Rob Rose                                           Distance: 10.00 miles From Eyam we pass Riley Graves then down fields to the River Derwent at Froggatt Bridge. We then follow the Derwent Valley Heritage Way along Spooner Way as far as Grindleford.  Next, we follow the Sir William Hill Road turning off a quiet lane to Leam from where we cross Eyam Moor to …

Grange Over Sands – 28th April 2019

Strenuous Leader: Carole Rankin                                   Distance: 10.50 miles An undulating walk with no great height but hopefully amazing views. From Grange we climb through Brown Robin Nature Reserve and Eggerslack Wood to reach Hampsfell Hospice at 240m, 788ft. We descend to Cartmel with its Priory, Race Course and Sticky Toffee Pudding Shop. Then we go cross country over Grange Fell Golf …

Ruthin – 31st March 2019

Strenuous Leader: Malcolm Chamberlain                              Distance:  10 miles We head north west out of Ruthin on a minor road before heading across fields to the foot of the Clwydian Range and climbing up to the view point at Bwich Penbarra. Depending on the conditions, we may ascend to the top of the hill fort of Foel Fenili where the views from …

Rivington – 24th February 2019

Strenuous Leader : Paul Hogan                                   Distance :  8 or 13.00 miles Depending on weather, fortitude or morale. From the Barn we will head up to Rivington Hall and ascend north through the plantations up to Rivington Pike where we will firstly stop for a brew and respite from the inevitably cold wind before heading East and no doubt into that …