Gay Outdoor Club
The activity club for gay men and women and their friends


Wild Swimming

21 Feb 2017 | Club News

Are you ready to take the plunge?

GOC member Dave Allwright, based in Devon, has started a new topic on the Ideas forum to gauge interest in wild swimming. If you're interested in swimming in lakes, rivers or the sea, please reply to his post, whether you live in the West Country or anywhere else in Britain. The forum topic can be found here.

Chris Loy, Events Officer
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NEWSFLASH ..... P.J. and Duncan to run West Country group !!!!

17 Feb 2017 | Club News

............ no not them it's another pair ...... Paul Jones and Duncan McKenna ......our two new GROUP COORDINATORS for the SOMERSET group.

Stepping up to the plate this week the guys have been longterm members of the club and eager to get the local group restarted after a short break, so lets give a warm welcome to them in their new roles and if you are local please kick down their doors and offer to lead a walk or to help in anyway you can.

Good luck gentlemen I can hear the carrots beginning to crunch already ....
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Rambling On

11 Feb 2017 | Club News

I recently had a member contact me and lament that he could not go on many events because the start point was not convenient for public transport. This can be a problem as many good walks start from remote locations but there are some steps you can take to help yourself if you are in this position.

Work with your Group Coordinator to lead a walk that is public transport friendly. Your group can have more than one walk a month and can be on any day of the week so as not to clash with surrounding groups regular walk day....
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AOG in Lancaster and Autumn Gathering near Hebden Bridge

4 Feb 2017 | Club News

Bookings for the Annual Outdoor Gathering at Lancaster University have now opened. Places are filling up fast, so please book early to avoid disappointment. See:

We are also pleased to announce that, due to popular demand for events of this type, we have booked exclusive use of Mankinholes Youth Hostel near Hebden Bridge for an Autumn Gathering from 3rd to 5th November this year. This will be a weekend for GOC members old and new from across the country to join each other to socialise and partake in a variety of walks and other activities....
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