Sunday 25th February, Hartshill Hayes Country Park (near Nuneaton). Postcode for
car park is CV10 0TH, daily fee is £2. The walk includes tracks, fields, woodland
and canal towpath. There are no stiles, but a few hills, giving lovely views. Cafe
in car park may be open.
Sunday 4th March, South Croxton. Park in School Lane opposite The Golden Fleece Pub,
LE7 3RL. The route goes S.E. along the Queniborough Brook passing Baggrave Hall continuing
to the furthest point by Lowesby Village church. Return on "Midshires Way" N.W.
Sunday 11th March, Markfield. Meet at Lutterworth at 09.30, but walk leaders will
meet the group at the walk start at the free car park in Markfield on Main Street
(opposite the chip shop). It is an interesting circuit from Markfield around Billa
Barra, which is an important geological site with ancient rocks and interesting vegetation.
We continue behind Stanton under Bardon and back along part of the Ivanhoe Way and
grassy woodlands to Markfield. The Queens Head Pub is close by for those wanting
to stop off for a drink together. There are approx. 8/10 stiles
Sunday 18th March, Kings Cliffe, Northants. Walk starts and finishes at the Cross
Keys Inn, PE8 6XA (but park in Wood Lane upon entering village). It passes along
the Jurassic way and through Old Rockingham Forest before returning via Blatherwyke
Lake. Start time from Lutterworth is 09:00.
Sunday 15th April, Stratford upon Avon. This is a joint walk with the Hinckley Group
- details to follow - may involve an 08.00 start.
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th May 2018 - Spring Walking Weekend, Minehead, Somerset.
Distance from Lutterworth is around 170 miles with travel time around 3.5 hours.
The proposed base is the Premier Inn, Minehead, which has a Brewers Fayre attached.
This is a new hotel and those intending to participate should book as soon as possible
to avoid price rises. In addition to the room rates, chargeable on-site parking is
available at £4 per night.
The proposed walking programme is a walk on Friday pm, then day walks Saturday and
Sunday, with locations likely to be the Quantocks, Exmoor and/or Southwest Coastal
Any members wishing to have further details, please email@example.com
Also, all those going please confirm to me which nights are being stayed and indicate
who, if any, prefer shorter walks so that I can gauge numbers for the walks.
Anyone wishing to offer to lead a walk should 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)
Our recent committee meeting covered the following areas:
Walk Leader and map reading Training remains available (free, but bring your own
lunch). Just contact our chairperson.
A First-aid training course is to be arranged (Anita 07885 518 388)
A Committee vacancy still exists for Minutes Secretary.
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
Occasionally, we share walks with the Hinckley Group; the Hinckley programme can
be viewed on www.hinckleyramblers.org.uk.
See Contacts page for other useful website addresses.