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SUMMER PROGRAMME 2017

 

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 Summer Programme:

Saturday 22nd July 2017

KESWICK

FULL DAY

 

Our next walks from the summer programme will be on a full day, finishing at Keswick on Saturday 22nd July 2017.
 
The ‘A’ walk will be led by David Hartley and starts from the Village of Threlkeld, going under the A66 and on to Burns Farm, then we climb Low Rigg going west crossing beautiful farm land we cross the A591, taking a steep ascent to Lady's Rake above Walla Crag and down to Ashness Bridge, we cross the Borrowdale Road to go through Strutta Wood and back along the shore of Derwent water. 9 miles and 1900ft.
 
The ‘B’ walk will be led by Madge & Ray Salisbury and starts from the Lodore Hotel, walking over the “boards” at the head of Derwent Water to Manesty. Ascending the path towards Hause Gate for about 350 yard we then branch right. This path follows under Cat Bells, but about 400 feet above the lake, giving superb views to the east and north. After a couple of miles the cattle grid at the north end of Cat Bells is reached and shortly after the Cumbria Way is joined, followed by Portinscale and on into Keswick.   6 miles and 800 feet.
 
The ’C’ walk will be led by Lynne and Audrey and is a circular starting at Booths walking through the town on to Station Road, passing the old railway station.   After crossing a busy road we make our way up a fairly steep quiet road to Castlerigg Stone Circle, then go through several fields and woods, crossing back over the road onto a track by the river, with lovely views of the lake and continuing back down the track into Keswick, passing Annie's Pantry. About 4 miles and no stiles.
      

PICKUP TIME: 9 am from Torrisholme Church of the Ascension, Torrisholme

(Pickups commence from Heysham Towers at 8.45am) 

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 Summer Programme from this website - just click on "Summer Programme 2017" 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 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, Jenny Hebblethwaite, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson
 

MENORCA HOLIDAY
22nd - 29th September 2017

We are planning to go on holiday to Menorca.  This walking holiday is being arranged by John Mountford, so please contact John for information.  We will be staying at the Son Bou Hotel which is a 10 minute walk from So Bou beach, 1.6km from the Basilica de Son Bou ruins and 12 km from Menorca Zoo and 22km from the airport.

Flights: Manchester/Mahon – Fri 22nd Sept 8.30/12.10

Mahon/Manchester - Fri 29th Sept 13.00/14.40

The approximate cost is just under £500 per person sharing a twin or double room, this includes flights, transfers in Menorca and half board accommodation. There will be an additional cost of approximately £30 for transport to/from Manchester airport.

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

Cheques should be made payable to Torrisholme Rambling Club and sent to the treasurer Linda Mountford.

THE BALANCE FOR THE ABOVE HOLDAY IS NOW DUE.


  WESTON-SUPER-MARE HOLIDAY
8th-12th April 2017

What a brilliant walking holiday we had in Weston super Mare.  The weather couldn't have been better and walking in the Mendip Hills was really lovely.

We're all looking forward to our Tenby holiday now......


 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 summer social programme commences with a Domino night and Jacob's Join Supper. 
 
2017
10th May - Domino night and Jacob's Join supper and raffle.
12th July - Treasure Trail - led by Martin and Pat Hamer
Meet at the bus stop in the centre of Heysham Village - 7pm
16th Aug - Evening Saunter - led by Tom & Colette
Meet at the Stork Hotel, Conder Green at 6.30pm
22-29 Sep - Menorca walking holiday
16 Dec    - Dinner Dance - Morecambe Golf Club
 
2018
21-25 Apl - Walking holiday to Tenby
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


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