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 (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:

Our next walks from the Summer Programme:

Saturday 25th June 2016




Our next walks from the summer programme will be on a full day, finishing at Glenridding on Saturday 25th June 2016.
The ‘A’' walk will be led by David Hartley and starts from Lime Fitt caravan park with a gentle start for the first 4 miles slowly climbing past Long Green Head and alongside The Tongue before climbing up Scot Rake (Roman Road) which is steep but manageable, up onto Thornthwaite Crag and crossing over to Gary Crag where we descend to Hartsop walking on to Dubhow, Patterdale and finishing in Glenrridding. 11½ miles 2500' and 2 Wainwrights.
The 'B' walk will be led by Sylvia Dyson and will start at Cow Bridge on the A592 just north of Brotherswater. We then walk back for a short distance along the road to the village of Hartsop were we walk along the side of Hayeswater Gill to Hayeswater reservoir. From here we ascend to the ridge between The Knott and Rest Dodd were we turn north-east and walk along the ridge over Satura Crag and Buck Crag to Angle Tarn. We then pass just below Angle Tarn Pikes and Stony Rigg then Boredale Hause were we descend to Patterdale at Side Farm (ice creams) then a short walk along the road into Glenridding. 7 miles with 1800 feet of ascent.
The ’C’ walk will be led by Tom Hodgson and starts at Cow Bridge, Hartsop, walking round Brotherswater via Hartsop Hall, Hartsop and then following a low level path leading to Side Farm, Patterdale and into Glenridding. This is a flat walk of about 5½ miles.

PICKUP TIME: 9am 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 Summer Programme from this website - just click on "Summer Programme 2016" 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 and books containing walks in all the areas which cover the Summer Programme. A list is available from the Secretary.


3rd-10th October 2016

I have now arranged another holiday to Majorca for next year and have sent details to the 27 people who have paid their deposit.

We will be travelling with Jet2Holidays again and staying at the same hotel as in 2015.  The price is £505 pp.

There are still one or two people who haven't yet sent me their passport details and I would be pleased if you could let me have these.  A photocopy of your passport page is fine - either emailed or posted.

8th-12th April 2017

We are planning to go to Wewton-Super-Mare for next year's rambling holiday.  This will be a 5 day holiday (Saturday to Wednesday) and the venue is the Anchor Head Hotel in the seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare. 

If you would like to join us on our holiday, please complete the booking form which is presently being sent out to members and send, together with your cheque for £40pp to Linda Mountford, Treasurer. 

This holiday is for all members, even if you do not wish to walk and we hope as many as possible will join us.


held in
the Lounge of the Church of the Ascension,
Michaelson Ave, Torrisholme, Morecambe
Friends, Guests & Non-Members welcome
Wed 15 June 2016 - Meat & Potato Pie Supper and peas and Quiz (please book your supper)
Wed 13 July 2016 -  Treasure Trail led by Wendy Lyth - venue Canal Turn, Carnforth, 7pm
Wed 17 Aug 2016 -  Evening Saunter led by Linda Mountford - venue to be advised, 6.30pm 

Chairlady: Nadine Kelly
Vice Chairlady: Colette Follett
Secretary: Linda Mills
Treasurer: Linda Mountford
Map Secretary: To be voted at the next AGM, due to the recent sad death of Alan Whittaker 
Coach Bookings Secretary: Colette Follett
General Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Sylvia Dyson, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson. 
Co-opted Member:
John Mountford
Walks Committee:
Elsie Dowthwaite, Graham Dyson, Jenny Hebblethwaite, Tom Hodgson, Norma Nicholls, Brian Townson.



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