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 9th September, East Haddon. Parking near the Red Lion pub. This walk is a
“recce” for the walk of 7th October and in the reverse direction. It leads to the
small village of Holdenby then on to Ravensthorpe before returning to East Haddon.
Sunday 16th September, Lyddington. After parking opposite the Marquess of Exeter
pub in Lyddington, the walk takes in Eyebrook reservoir and the town of Uppingham
before returning to Lyddington.
Sunday 23rd September, Tissington. The walk will start from the car park (grid ref
SK 178 521, fee £4.50 all day) at 10;30 (aim to be at the car park from 10,00). The
walk starts on the Tissington Trail, thence to Parwich and on through fields and
meadows to Old Hall at Fenny Bentley before returning to Tissington. There are only
a few stiles. Some members are staying overnight Sunday and Monday at the Travelodge,
Ashbourne, and we plan to do another walk on Monday.
Sunday 7th October, East Haddon
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.