|Our next walks from the Winter Programme:
Saturday 8th December 2018
XMAS WALK - HALF DAY
Our next walks from the winter programme will be our Xmas walk on a half day, finishing at Sedbergh and followed by a meal at the Eagles Head Hotel, on Saturday 8th December 2018.
The A walk will be led by Adrian Law and is a linear starting at The Cross Keys on the A638 approximately 4 miles north from Sedbergh, crossing over the River Rawthey by the footbridge and proceeding towards the base of Cautley Spout where we turn north to Bowderdale, then south to reach the summit of The Calf. From here we head south along the Dales High Way to Sedbergh. 7½ miles with a total ascent of 2,400 feet.
The B walk will be led by Kevin Gaughan and is a circular starting in Sedbergh, walking in a north-easterly direction along Thorns Lane before crossing fields to Ghyll Farm. We turn west towards Castlehaw to join the Dales High Way before heading north by Settlebeck Gill. Just before reaching Arrant Haw we turn south west off the Dales High Way to Winder to head back to Sedbergh by way of Nursery Wood and Canada Wood. 6 miles with a total ascent of 1666 feet.
The C walk will be led by Tom Hodgson and is a circular from Sedbergh following a field path to Millthrop and after a short road walk more field paths via Bank Cottage Farm to the Arts Centre at Fairfield Mill. From here a short lane walk leads us to Straight Bridge where we follow the river to Settlebeck Bridge and back into Sedbergh. Approx 4½ miles and 350 ft of ascent.
PICKUP TIME: 9am from Torrisholme Church of the Ascension, Torrisholme
(Pickups commence from Heysham Towers at 8.45am)
PLEASE NOTE THAT PICKUP TIMES FOR ALL WALKS (FULL AND HALF DAYS) WILL COMMENCE AT 9AM
Guests and new members are always welcome and can book by contacting Colette Follett (text or phone) on 07837273707
You may download a copy of the new Winter Programme from this website - just click on "Winter Programme 2018/19" on the left sidebar on this page and select Print from the File Menu.
Leaders who would like help with planning their walk etc, please contact the Hon Secretary Linda Mills who will put you in touch with a member of the Committee. We also have a large selection of maps to loan when planning and leading your walk.
Hon Chairlady: Nadine Kelly
Hon Vice Chairlady: Colette Follett
Hon Secretary: Linda Mills
Hon Treasurer: Linda Mountford
Hon Map Secretary: Tom Hodgson
Coach Bookings Secretary: Colette Follett
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Sylvia Dyson, Tom Hodgson, John Mountford, Norma Nicholls, Jennifer Whittaker.
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Tom Hodgson, John Mountford, Norma Nicholls, Gary Marsh.
6th to 10th April 2019
Our walking holiday for 2019 will be to Eastbourne, staying at the Queens Hotel. The holiday is again with Alfa Coach Tours at a cost of £275 pp with £20 supplement for sea views and £25 supplement for singles occupying a twin room, if available. The cost includes bed, breakfast, evening meal, packed lunches and a meal on the way home. All members have received full details and a booking form by email and those not on email will receive their booking form from their Committee Member before bookings are opened.
A deposit of £40 pp payable to Torrisholme Rambling Club will secure your place. Linda Mountford (Treasurer) will be taking bookings AFTER Monday 30th April to ensure that all members have an equal chance of booking. The final day for bookings will be Friday 25th May.
We had a wonderful holiday in Tenby, despite the weather and look forward to seeng you all on the Eastbourne holiday.
Friday 6th to 13th September 2019
We are planning to go to Zakopane in southern Poland for our next holiday abroad, staying at the 4* Aquarion hotel. Zakopane borders the Tatra National Park and mountains close to the Slovakian border.
The modern Hotel Aquarion is close to the town centre and has 136 twin bedded rooms with mountain view. All have shower, hairdryer, satellite TV, telephone, safe and tea and coffee making facilities. Wi-fi is available in public areas and accommodation is half board.
Flights are by Easyjet - Manchester/Krakow - Fri 6/9/2019 - 0600/09.35, returning Fri 13/9/2019 - 0.15/12.00. These dates may change by a day or two as Easyjet schedules are not et finalised.
The cost will be 20-29 people £740pp in a twin room or £950 for single occupancy and for a group of 30-40 people £715pp in a twin room or £925 for sole occupancy. This includes flights, transfers to Zakopane and half board accommodation, with an additional cost of transport to/from Manchester airport.
Bookings for this holiday are now closed at 31 persons.
WEDNESDAY EVENING SOCIALS
the Lounge of the Church of the Ascension,
Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme, Morecambe
Friends, Guests & Non-Members welcome
COMMENCING AT 7.30 pm
24th Jan - Jacob's Join, raffle and Games Night
28th Feb - AGM
14th March - Hotpot Supper, Quiz and Raffle - Must be booked
21-25 Apl - Walking holiday to Tenby
23rd May - Members Slide Show (Jan-Dec 2017)
This will be the last slideshow that I will be showing, so please come along and give your support to this fun evening of your photographs taken during 2017.
24 July - Tuesday evening - Canal Cruise with Fish & Chip Supper
15 Aug - Evening Saunter at Heysham, led by Charlie Overett
MEET AT DUKE OF ROTHESAY PUB, HEYSHAM 6.15 FOR 6.30 PM
5-12 Sep - Slovenia holiday
24 Oct - Hotpot Supper & Quiz - must be booked
21 November – Bowland & Pennine Mountain Rescue Team - talk, slide show and Hot Supper - must be booked
22 December - Dinner Dance at Morecambe Golf Club (note this was previously booked for January 2019)
1 March - Friday evening at the Jubilee Club – The Garstang Ukulele Band and hotpot supper