|Our next walks from the Winter Programme:
Saturday 19th January 2019
Our next walks from the winter programme will be on a half day, finishing at Orton on Saturday 19th January 2019.
The A walk will be led by Brian Moat and is linear from Maulds Meaburn to Orton, starting at Low Bridge, Maulds Meaburn crossing fields Northwest then West and South to Wickerslack. We pass Harberwain and continue to Dalebanks where we head Southwest on to the Moors. We go on to Crosby Ravensworth Fell to Robin Hood’s grave then due South once more before taking an undulating path crossing fields to Orton. 10 miles, 1800 ft of accumulated ascent.
The B walk will be led by Jean Moat and is a linear from Crosby Ravensworth to Orton, starting from the church at Crosby Ravensworth heading North to Crake Trees. We then cross to Low Harberwain before heading South to Haber and Lane Head before turning South East towards Town Head and crossing over the Moor to Wicker Street, Crosby Ravensworth Fell and Robin Hood’s grave. We then head due South via Bull Flatt and Bowbrow into Orton. 8 miles, 1500ft ofaccumulative ascent.
The C walk will be led by Nigel Purcell and is a linear walk starting at Newbiggin on Lune, going along the Dalesway via Sunbiggin Tarn and finishing at Orton. Total ascent 517 feet and 6½ miles.
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.
THE COMMITTEE WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL MEMBERS A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR!
HAPPY WALKING FOR 2019
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.
Thursday 5th to 12th 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 - Thur 5/9/2019 - 0600/09.35, (checkin 04.00) returning Thur 12/9/2019 - 0.15/12.00. .
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