First-aid training course has been arranged for Sat 5th May, running 10.00 until
16.00; spaces available, if interested please contact Anita on 07885 518 388 asap.
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.
Sunday 20th May and Sunday 27th May. These are both part of the National Forest Way
Walking Programme. Details to follow.
Sunday 3rd June. The walk, which is largely level, starts at St Margarets Church
before progressing along the Ashby canal, thence across fields, to Higham-on-the-Hill.
The return is also via a canal and field route. There are 12 stiles on the walk.
Sunday 17th June, 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.
Saturday 23rd June, Rectory Farm, Great Eastern. There will be a short walk from
the farm, before a tour of the farm. Entry is free, but donations are welcome. Booking
is essential, via Hazel on 01455 440 996. Meeting time tba.
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.
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.