News and Events for 2018
Some dates for your diary
26th & 27th (Sun & Mon)
Dave Hall's next walk falls on a Bank Holiday Weekend, so a number of members have decided to stay overnight and walk again on the Monday. Please be aware that if you just want to walk on the Sunday you may have to drive or sort out a lift.
If anyone wants to join them for the Monday walk they are most welcome.
We are staying near Junction 36 on the M1.You would need to make your ownaccommodation and travelarrangements.
If anyone is planning to stay could they let Dave know so we can arrange the meeting point for the Monday walk.
Sunday 9th Don't forget the Coach Ramble when we head to York for another fabulous day's walking.
There will be 2 walks; a 10+ miles and a 2nd at about 8 miles. You can of course walk around the town walls which is about 3.5 miles at your own pace or visit numerous places of interest in York itself if you want to meander.
Tickets are now available from Hazel (440996) or Donna (07938 226556), at £12 each. Your seat will be guaranteed on payment.
Hinckley group are the hosts of this year's Area Quiz and it would be great to have a good turnout so reserve the following date in your diaries. There will be some changes to the format and we hope to make it a fun evening. Teams of 4. More than 4 in a team a handicap will apply. Less than 4 "Tough"!
Date : Friday 2nd November 2018
Where : Barwell Constitutional Club
Will the bar be open? Do you need to ask!
Advance Notice - Eastbourne 2019.Similar to the Isle of Wight and Exmouth holidays Tony & Donna are intending doing something similar next year with the destination being Eastbourne.Details are: Sunday 14th April returning Saturday 20th April. (Note this is Easter Saturday).Alfa Coaches [01257 248000], Tour Code 217M. £279 p.p. Book by 29th July 2018 and get £15 discount (Quote Code ASB).Room availability as at 23rd June 2018 is: 17 Singles, 37 Doubles & 45 Twins.
OFFA'S DYKE PATH
Brian Knight and I have booked with HF Holidays to walk Offa’s Dyke Trail in July next year. We would like to invite any members of Hinckley Ramblers who might wish to join us to do so. We would be grateful if you would kindly post an invitation to this effect on ‘Ramblings’, Facebook and our webpage. I would suggest something along the following lines:
Mike I’Anson and Brian Knight have booked with HF Holidays to walk Offa’s Dyke Trail from 5th-19th July 2019. This is a 177 mile long-distance footpath which runs from near Chepstow to Prestatyn, pretty much following the Welsh border.
Any member of Hinckley Ramblers who wishes to join them is most welcome to do so. Participants should book directly with HF, holiday code ZDLDW. The trip is for 14 nights with 13 days walking and the current price is £1,964 p.p. (sharing a twin/double room). More details of the holiday are available by downloading the following trip notes or by contacting Mike.