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


Rambling On

24 Mar 2017 | Club News

After 8 years of editing OutDoors Tim has decided it is time to hang up his laptop and move on. Our thanks to Tim for helping produce such a brilliant magazine.

This means we are now looking for the next editor to step forward. The club will provide a laptop plus software and Tim has documented the technical side. You will provide the ideas, inspiration and sparkle for the magazine content.

We are also looking for people interested in helping with brand management, video production or MeetUp Lead Organizer....
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Please Welcome the NEW Group Coordinator for ESSEX

15 Mar 2017 | Club News

Please join us in welcoming John Gregory to the role as the new Group Coordinator for ESSEX. Here he is shown overlooking the famously mountainous regions around Colchester .........

I asked him to say a few words :

''I joined GOC in 2001, as I wanted to both do more walking and meet new friends.

I remember my first walk was about 15 miles, and easily the longest one I've ever done in GOC! I thought I'd need to get really fit to be a proper member of the group. So I was astounded when the next walk was ...
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Winning Photo February

28 Feb 2017 | Club News

Members watching the sunset over the Lynn peninsula.

Taken by David Thomas.

Entries for the photo competition have been thin on the ground this month so we looked back at some past entries and this caught our eye. It was taken at a camping and walking weekend which takes place each year in June at Shell Island on the West coast of Wales. This years event can be booked here.

We could not resist including a picture of Max, who keeps Jon Stockton company on the GOC walks.
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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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