Wednesday 18th July, Leire. Meet at the Queens Arms pub at 18.00. The pretty walk
is based on a section of the Leicester Round , and takes in Frolesworth. There are
some lovely views. We shall eat in The Hollybush, Ashby Parva, after the walk (about
20.00). See Julie’s Newsletter for the menu..
Sunday 29th July, Claybrooke Magna. The walk is in two halves: the first loop is
to Fosse Meadows and back, where a lunch stop will be taken, and the second loop
is out towards Magna Park, returning via Ullesthorpe. Participants can do either
half or both halfs.
Friday 17th August, Claybrooke Village Hall - Social evening with BBQ. Bring something
to cook and something to share, savoury or sweet. Also bring a folding chair per
person. Should it rain there is room and facilities indoor.
Sunday 2nd September; Leicestershire Area “Larry Ball Memorial Walking event”. Both
walks start from “The Green” , LE12 8HR, Walton on the Wolds, OS map Ex 246.
Sunday 9th September, Hinckley Group coach trip to York, leaving St Mary’s Road car
park, Hinckley, promptly at 08.00. There are two walks planned, one of 8 miles and
the other of 10 miles. The price is £12 per ticket. Apply soon if you wish to join
this trip. St Mary’s Road car park is free on Sundays.
Sunday 23rd September. Some members have already booked overnight accommodation at
the Travelodge, Ashbourne, for Sunday (and some for Monday too), for walks on Sunday
and Monday. Walk details and times tba later.
Saturday 10th to Monday 12th November, Alstonfield, Derbyshire, accommodation in
the YHA. This is a repeat of the successful event of last year. Self-catering is
proposed. Bunk rooms (en-suite) house up to four people. The price for accommodation
is £35 per person for the two nights. Cheques should be made payable to “Lutterworth
Walkers” and passed to Geoff Manning.
HOUSEKEEPING & INFORMATION
Anyone wishing to offer to lead a walk please send details to Julie Nelson, the Walks
Coordinator (see Contacts page for details)
After each walk, the walk leader is requested to send names of all participants to
Nenette Scrivener (see Contacts page for details)
Walk Leader and map reading Training remains available (free, but bring your own
lunch). Just contact Anita.
Four evening walks are proposed during the summer: one per month May/June/July/August.
Distance about 5miles, from 6.30 until 8pm with a meal to follow. Please let Julie
know if you are willing to lead one of these walks
A Committee vacancy still exists for Minutes Secretary.
The Hinckley Group programme can be viewed on www.hinckleyramblers.org.uk. See Contacts
page for other useful website addresses.