Walk Leader and map reading Training remains available (free, but bring your own
lunch). Just contact Anita(see Contacts page for details).
Anyone wishing to offer to lead a walk please send details to Julie Nelson (see Contacts
page for details)
For 2019, Milton Scott will become Programme Secretary
Peter Berry is trialling the role of Footpath Secretary; please report any footpath
problems to him (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)
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.
Sunday 9th December, Christmas Lunch at the Greyhound Inn, Lutterworth. Please send
cheques to Geoff Manning by 26th November.
Sunday 16th Decenber, Bradgate Park “High points mince pie walk”. .Start about 10.10
from Hallgates car park. Cost for parking is £4.00. The walk is about 5 miles and
is a figure-of-eight, the first part in Bradgate Park around 3.5 miles, returning
to the car park, then another short loop through Swithland Woods of 1.5 miles. We
shall pass the visitor centre in the middle of the park and take the coffee stop
break as we pass through the car park - for mince pies and a sip of mulled wine and
any of your own refreshments, so bring a cup and something to sit on if you wish
(no seating near the car park). Please invite friends and relatives.
Sunday 23rd December, Dadlington. The walk will start at the Green, Dadlington, CV13
6JB at about 10.20.
The walk covers almost entirely flat terrain and takes in fields (3 stiles), canal
towpath and woodlands. There are three places where walkers may stop for refreshment
and other necessary comforts, but it is assumed that members of the group would prefer
to bring their own food and drink as usual.
Sunday 13th January, Market Bosworth. The walk will start in the Square, leaving
at about 10.15., and will follow the Leicestershire Round to Carlton, along village
road, field path past Osbaston Lodge to Osbaston village, lane through village, field
paths to Bosworth park, roadside path back into Bosworth. Car park in Bosworth or
on the road or the Square.
May 17th to 19th, 2019, Malvern Walking Weekend. There are currently vacancies at
the Wetherspoons Foley Arms Hotel, Great Malvern – cost for 2 nights: from £145.35,
3 nights from £185.35 for a double room. There is a restaurant attached to the hotel.
There are a variety of other accommodation options in the area but we are planning
to have a group meal at Wetherspoons on the Saturday evening.
We are hoping to offer a short walk on Friday afternoon, with a longer walk on Saturday
and Sunday, but will plan for an earlier finish on the Sunday for those who wish
to return home. We will decide nearer the time about a planned walk on the Monday
for those staying over. Please let the organisers know if you are interested and
also, when you have booked accommodation, as it is helpful when planning the walks,
etc. If you would like more information about the weekend please do not hesitate
to get in touch with Anita or Val.