|Friday, 6th December 2019
CHRISTMAS IN IRONBRIDGE
A festive walking weekend in Ironbridge.
This year we will be spending the Christmas weekend in Shropshire, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge. Accommodation is booked at the YHA Ironbridge Coalport, with a number of B&B/guest houses also available nearby.
We will be eating out on both the Friday and Saturday evening:
Friday: The Shakespeare Inn. Table booked for 7:00pm. Pre-orders required by 4th December. http://www.shakespeare-inn.co.uk/menu
Saturday: The Swan Hotel smoke and taphouse. Table booked for 7:30pm. We will be dining from the Christmas menu. Pre-order details to be confirmed.
Saturday: Bridgnorth and the River Severn. 8.73 miles. 10:00am start. Starting in Bridgnorth, a multi-terrain walk taking in woodland, fields, lanes and the banks of the River Severn.
Sunday: Ironbridge heritage site. 7.26 miles. 10:00am start. Starting from the YHA we'll explore the Severn Gorge on an undulating walk.
Organiser: Kate & Matt 07917 225699
|Thursday, 7th May 2020
VE DAY BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND AWAY - HOLY ISLAND, ANGLESEY
DEPOSIT of 25 pounds... last few places left.
A long weekend of walking the Anglesey coastal path, staying at an independent group accomodation centre in Rhoscolyn, Holy Island, near the sandy beach at Borthwen.
Free parking is available at the centre.
We will have sole occupancy of Mulfran, one of two buildings at the centre.
Mulran is fully equipped with a kitchen, a dining/common room and a conservatory.
The building includes three WC's and three showers.
The bedrooms have space for 21 people split as follows 2 beds, 2 beds, 5 beds, 6 beds and 6 beds.
Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Cost will be between 58 and 81 pounds per person, dependent on the number of people who wish to come.
If you are interested, please send a deposit of 25 pounds... last few places left.
Some on site catering can be arranged.
There also 2 pub/restaurants within 10 to 15 minutes of the centre and further options about 10 minutes drive away.
Thu 02:00pm TBC - 5 miles - Short afternoon walk
Fri 09:30am TBC - 12 miles - Holyhead Mountain to Rhoscolyn (linear walk)
Sat 09:30am TBC - 10 miles - Full day walk
Sun 09:30am TBC - 5 to 8 miles - Shorter morning walk
Organiser: Phil 07443 929412
|Friday, 22nd May 2020
LATE MAY BANK HOLIDAY IN MALHAM
Change to the original plan for August.....
The Spring May Bank Holiday weekend away in 2020 will be held at Hill Top Farm Bunkbarn in Malham - exclusive hire, Friday 22nd to Monday 25th May
Accommodation.... The barn is split into four different levels and can sleep up to 32 people in 6 different sized bedrooms (allocation to be decided when numbers are known). On the first floor is a combined lounge, kitchen, and dining room with magnificent views over Malhamdale. There are two bathrooms, both on the ground floor, comprising four showers and five wc's in total. To the rear of the barn is a drying/boot room. The kitchen (self catering) is fully equipped with everything you should need for cooking for large groups and we have an outside area for games, sunbathing and barbecues. Pillows and pillowcases are provided, guests bring sleeping bags or duvet. It's a two minute walk into the village where there are two pubs.
Costs.... Rough cost for 3 nights accommodation will be between 70 to 90 pounds per person. A deposit of 30 pounds is required now to a secure place. Full balance will be required by 16th March 2020
Food.... for breakfasts & lunch you will need to provide your own. Evening Meals, we propose to do a group meal in the bunkhouse on Friday (bolognaise or similar) or bring your own, Saturday will be a BBQ and Sunday evening will be in a local pub.
Walks.... The plan is to do 5 mile walk on Friday afternoon. Saturday will be a walk taking in the local landmarks of Janet's Foss, Malham Cove, and Goredale Scar. Sunday will be a 12-14 mile walk.
Please let us know if you are coming as soon as possible. For those that haven't already got them, we will pass on bank details for bacs payment on request.
Thanks Janet & Jimmy
Organiser: Jimmy 07803 361821