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FORTHCOMING WALKS

 

Sunday 21st January, 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.  

 

Saturday 27th January, Ramblers Area AGM, 09.15 at St Peters Church Centre, Glenfield. Speaker will be Peter Tyldesley of Bradgate Park. Afterwards there will be a short walk commencing at 13.30 - bring a packed lunch if you wish to participate. The new website address for the Area is www.leicsra.org.uk.

 

Sunday 28th January, Hungarton. Park at Village Hall. This will be a circular walk incorporating Queenby Hall, Lowesby Hall and Baggrave Hall.

 

Sunday 11th February, Cottesbrooke (park opposite the church). This is a long but easy walk in the pleasant Northamptonshire countryside. The walk includes stretches of the Brompton Valley Way and MacMillan Way. The walk begins with a long but gentle incline after which it is devoid of any real steep bits, there are very few stiles. Should be relatively mud free.

 

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 11th March, Markfield. The walk starts in Markfield Village and passes through Stanton under Bardon and Fieldhead.

 

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 Path.

 

HOUSEKEEPING

 

 

      Our recent committee meeting covered the following areas:

 

 

 

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