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WINTER PROGRAMME 2017/18

 

Welcome to the

TORRISHOLME

RAMBLING CLUB

website

 (Formerly known as Torrisholme Church of the Ascension Rambling Club) 


The purpose of the Club is to promote fellwalking and a love and respect for the countryside.

We walk every alternate Saturday.

New Members are always welcome - please e-mail the Club Secretary for details: mills.linda@btinternet.com


Our next walks from the Winter Programme:

Saturday 9th December 2017

TUNSTALL (XMAS WALK)

HALF DAY

 

Our next walks from the winter programme will be on a half day, finishing at Timsta;; on Saturday 9th December 2017.
 
The ‘A’ walk will be led by David Hartley and starts from The Lunesdale Inn, walking up Chapel Lane and through the Churchyard going North past Churchfield House then on to Collingholme Farm and Scalebar Farm where we head for the tiny hamlet of Cantsfield, crossing fields back to Chapel Lane in Tunstall. 7½ miles and 300 ft.
 
The B/C walk will be led by Norma Nicholls will start on the main road by the Highwayman Pub at Nether Barrow, with a short quiet lane walk onto a farm track to Cowther Farm, Collingholme and Laithbutts, followed by fields and a lane to Scalber Farm to Longriggs Barn and fields and lanes back to Tunstall. 5½ miles with no climbing and a few stiles.
 
As this is our Christmas walk there will only be 2 walks on the day – an A walk and a B/C combined walk. The walks will be followed by our annual Christmas Meal at the Eagles Head in Over Kellet where we will have a Christmas Dinner (vegetarian option – please advise), followed by a choice of 4 sweets. Tea and coffee will be charged at £1 extra, if desired. The total cost will be £18, which includes £8 coach fare and £10 for the meal. Payment will be collected at the Eagles Head by the Club Treasurer. 
 
The Christmas meal will be followed by our usual Fancy Hat Competition which will be judged by the landlady of the Eagles Head, who will also present prizes. Afterwards, the coach will depart for home.
      

PICKUP TIME: 11am from Torrisholme Church of the Ascension, Torrisholme

(Pickups commence from Heysham Towers at 10.45am) 

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 2017/18" 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.
  

 
 YOUR COMMITTEE
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
General Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Sylvia Dyson, Tom Hodgson, John Mountford, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson. 
Walks Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Tom Hodgson, John Mountford, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson
 

MENORCA HOLIDAY
22nd - 29th September 2017

What a wonderful holiday we had in Menorca - sunshine, sand, sea, sightseeing and walking.  We had a lovely hotel with good (and lots of) food.  Many thanks to John for all the work he has done in arranging another lovely holiday.  Anyone who has taken photos on this holiday, please send them to me so that I can include them in the slide show.  If I get a lot of pics, I may be able to do a separate slide show just on the Menorca holiday if we get enough people to support coming to see it. 

Can't wait for Slovenia now ............

 


   SLOVENIA HOLIDAY
5th-12th September 2018

John Mountford has kindly arranged another walking holiday abroad for 2018.  This time to Slovenia staying in the mountain resort of Kranjska Gora at the Ramada Resort Kranjska Gora Hotel.  You should have already received an email giving details of this holiday and there are now very few places left, despite the fact that John arranged a second allocation of seats. 

Flights: Manchester/Ljubljana - Wed 5th September 2018 9:10/12:25 returning Wed 12th September 07:05/08:30

Please contact John Mountford by email: johnlinda61@gmail.com or phone 01524 831389 if you wish to go on this holiday.


 TENBY

21st to 25th April 2018

We are planning to go to Tenby for our next walking holiday on 21st April 2018.  We will be staying in the Cliffe Norton Hotel, Tenby.  This is an Alfa holiday and the approxiate cost will be £240 per person and includes travel to and from the hotel, bed, breakfast and evening meals and a meal on the return journey, plus organised walks on each day we are in Tenby.

If you would like to go on our walking holiday, please contact the Treasurer, Linda Mountford, who is taking bookings now.  In the event of rooms not being available, Linda is taking names for a waiting list.



 WEDNESDAY EVENING SOCIALS

held in
the Lounge of the Church of the Ascension,
Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme, Morecambe
 
Friends, Guests & Non-Members welcome
 
ADMISSION FREE
 
COMMENCING AT 7.30 pm
  
Our winter social programme commences with a Hotpot Supper, Quiz and Raffle. 
 
2017
 
25th Oct  - Hotpot Supper, Quiz and Raffle - Must be booked
22nd Nov - Jacob's Join, Raffle and Domino night
16 Dec  - Dinner Dance - Morecambe Golf Club - bookings being taken
 
2018
21-25 Apl - Walking holiday to Tenby
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


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