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SUMMER PROGRAMME 2015

 

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: mailto:mills.linda@btinternet.com


Our next walks from the Summer Programme 2015:

Saturday 8th August 2015

BARROWS GREEN

HALF DAY

 

Our next walks from the summer programme will be on a half day, finishing at Barrows Green on Saturday 8th August 2015.   
 
The ‘A’ walk will be led by Linda Mills and starts on Lancaster canal at junction 36 of the M6, walking along the canal to Oldhall Bridge near Crooklands then through fields towards Endmoor and on to Summerlands, crossing the A65 and through fields to Birkrigg High Park and Halfpenny to pick up St Sunday’s Beck before continuing to Blease Hall and Strickley Bridge. A roadwalk towards Oxenholme before turning south to climb and walk along the ridge of The Helm before descending to Helm End and into Barrows Green. 9 miles with an ascent of 1,044 ft. 
  
The "B" walk will be led by Karen Dixon and is a circular from Barrows Green heading firstly up towards Natland and then onto the disused canal at Lark Rig Hall bridge. Following the canal down to Sedgwick then Cross Well Heads Plantation onto Staunton where we pick up the canal again. Then we head back north up to Skettlegill and on to Stainton and back to Barrows Green. Approx 7½ miles and undulating!!.. 
 
The ’C’ walk will be led by Carol and Amanda and is a linear  country walk, starting at Endmoor and finishing at Barrows Green. The first half of the walk being flat and relatively easy, the second half a little harder and undulating. We walk through fields, pasturelands and on lanes until we reach a beck, then follow fields, lanes and paths - some a little muddy to Strang and then up to Bleasdale Wood before veering off down through fields and pasturelands to the Punch Bowl at Barrows Green. 4½ miles with 7 stiles. 
 

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

  


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

(Pickups commence from Heysham Towers at 10.45am) 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL HALF DAY WALKS NOW COMMENCE AT 11AM

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 Summer Programme from this website - just click on "Summer Programme 2015" 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.
  

 
 
 

RAMBLING HOLIDAYS


MAJORCA HOLIDAY
3rd- 10th October 2015

The balance of our Majorca holiday is now due.  An email has beeen sent to all participants with details of payment.

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.

 BOURNEMOUTH HOLIDAY
9th- 13th April 2016

Our next walking weekend will be at Bournemouth.  This will be a 5 day holiday (Sat to Wed) and the venue is the Devon Towers Hotel in Bournemouth. 

The approximate cost of the weekend is £225 pp and a deposit of £40 pp, made payable to Torrisholme Rambling Club is required now. Linda Mountford (Treasurer) will be taking booking deposits, commencing now. Please note that Nadine is the co-ordinator with Alfa and any queries should be addressed to her at her new address 22 Anstable Road, Torrisholme, Tel 07919678047.


WEDNESDAY EVENING
SOCIALS
held in
the Lounge of the Church of the Ascension,
Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme, Morecambe
Friends, Guests & Non-Members welcome
ADMISSION £3.00 - COMMENCING AT 7.30 pm
  

Our Winter Social Programme is now finished and will commence in September:

The following events have been arranged for the summer social programme:

2015 
 
10th Jun Wed - Fish & Chip Cruise - £18pp.  Places must be booked.

15th Jul Wed - Treasure Trail - Led by Mildred and Linda

11th Aug Tue - Evening Saunter - Led by Norma

25th Sep Fri   - 50th Celebratory Ceilidh and Hotpot Supper at the Jubilee Club

3-10 Oct        - Holiday to Puerto Pollensa in Majorca 

At the AGM on Wednesday 25th February, it was voted unanimously to change the name of the Club to "Torrisholme Rambling Club".  It was also voted unanimously to elect Derek Wood as President of the Club and dispense with the position of Vice President.
 
This was after notifying Club Members and consultations with the Vicar (former President) and Derek Wood (former Vice President). 
 

 
YOUR COMMITTEE
Chairlady: Nadine Kelly
Vice Chairlady: Colette Follett
Secretary: Linda Mills
Treasurer: Linda Mountford
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


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