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 Milton Scott, Programme
Secretary : Julie Nelson will remain the contact for full walk details and publication
of the Newsletter (precis of which will appear on this website). Milton’s and Julie’s
contact details are on the Contacts Page.
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.
June 14th to 21st, Hadrian’s Wall. Currently 10 people have fully booked a self catering
house from Friday to Friday, but others may be interested in going for a shorter
Sunday June 16th, Upper Harlestone, Northants. We shall walk this from the map as
we do not have the time to reccy it first, but there should be no problem as the
walk is an easy 5 mile with little opportunity to get lost.
Sunday 23rd June, Saltesford Valley. The walk starts at Saltesford Valley Picnic
Area DE12 7RF, car park entrance is in Measham Road just north of Oakthorpe village.
Initially heading north towards Donisthorpe’s Woodland Park we reach the Ashby canal
system.. After leaving the canal we head into some woodland and then pass nearby
some lakes before heading to Willesley Wood, Willesley Basin lake, thence to a lake
at Merrymans Farm and eventually returning to the start.
Sunday 30th June, Hanging Houghton. This is a walk through the gently rolling hills
to the west of Northampton, taking in Cottesbrook and sections of the Midshires and
Sunday 11th August, Sherwood Forest. Driving time from Lutterworth is about 90 minutes.
Parking in the Visitor Centre. The walk has the option of being reduced to 9 miles.
It takes in Rufford Country Park , which has a country house, a ruined 12th Century
Abbey and a Sculpture Park.