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Welcome to the Torrisholme Church of the Ascension Rambling Club website

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:


Our next walks from the Winter Programme 2014/15:

Saturday 20th December 2014




Our next walks will be on a full day, finishing at Appleby on Saturday 20th December 2014
The ‘A’ walk will be led by by Andrew Holden and  starts at Dufton,  following the Pennine Way to High Cup Nick.  Turning  southwest  to return to Appleby via Middle Tongue, Harbour Flatt Farm,  Brackenthwaite and Well House Road.  The last section of the walk is on good tracks or tarmac. The walk will be about 5 hours - 10 miles and 1500 feet. 
The 'B' walk will be led by Jenny Hebbletgwaite and starts in Appleby walking towards the railway station, crossing the railway and motorway to Hungriggs Farm along woodland to Espland Hill, followed by a short road walk to Dufton Mill and Dufton Wood then Croft Ends towards Keld before crossing the railway to Hanginshaw and then  road walking into Appleby. 7 miles, several stiles but no climbing. 
The 'C' ’C’ walk will be led by Elsie Dowthwaite and is a circular starting from the Roman road under the A66 in Appleby through a narrow path lined with Elder, Sloe and Crab apple trees to Stank Wood and into Flakebridge Wood crossing over a stream lined with Alders, then following tracks to reach the Brampton/Dufton road. At this point the footpath is blocked off so the final stretch into Appleby is road walking.  Mostly flat approximately 5 miles.  If the weather is bad, an alternative route round Appleby is possible. 

Non-walkers are always welcome to book on the coach.





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

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 2014/15" 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 either the Map Secretary Alan Whittaker or the Hon Secretary Linda Mills. We have a large selection of maps and books containing walks in all the areas which cover the Winter Programme. A list is available from the Secretary.

Chairlady: Nadine Kelly
Vice Chairlady: Colette Follett
Secretary: Linda Mills
Treasurer: Anne Lyons 
Map Secretary: Alan Whittaker 
Coach Bookings Secretary:
Colette Follett
General Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Sylvia Dyson, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson. 
Walks Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Jenny Hebblethwaite, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson, Alan Whittaker



3rd- 10th October 2015


We are planning to go on a 7 night walking holiday to Majorca as part of our 50th Anniversary Celebrations.

Accommodation is in the Puerto Azul Apartments at Puerto Pollensa at a cost of £492pp, based on 2 people sharing.  Due to the closure of Blackpool airport, departure is now from Manchester.

Please note that bookings for Majorca are now closed.  We have 24 people booked. 

Please contact the Secretary on 01524 771177 for any other information.



13th- 17th April 2015

As 2015 is our 50th Anniversary, we are planning lots of special events, including an extended 5 day holiday to Torquay (Monday to Friday), staying at the hotel Regina. 

The approximate cost of the holiday will be £219, which includes coach travel, bed, breakfast and evening meal, packed lunches and a meal on the way home.

To secure your place a deposit of £30 per person is required to be sent to Linda (01524 771177) by the end of June.  

held in
the Lounge of the Church of the Ascension, Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme, Morecambe
Friends, Guests & Non-Members welcome

Our Winter Social Programme is published below:

22 Oct - Wed - Hotpot Supper Quiz and Raffle
12 Nov - Wed - Members slide show (Jan - June slides)
10 Dec - Wed - Sizergh Barn talk and slide show by John Park
13 Dec - Sat   - Xmas Dinner and Dance - Strathmore Hotel
14 Jan - Wed - Jacob's Join Supper, Games Night and Raffle
28 Jan - Wed - Beetle Drive and Raffle
11 Feb - Wed - Hot Pot Supper, Quiz and Raffle
25 Feb - Wed - AGM
20 Mar - Fri    - FREE 50th Celebration Ceilidh & Hotpot Supper at Jubilee Club (note, there will be a charge for the Hotpot supper)
25 Mar - Wed - Members Slide Show - (July to Dec slides)
13-17 Apl - Mon-Fri - Walking holiday to Torquay, Devon



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Last update: 11th December 2014

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