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Dorset group: 19 Jul 18

21 Jul 2018 | Dorset Group

On a beautiful summers day our happy band of 9 (including a visitor from Surrey) strolled round the saxon ramparts of Wareham to reach the tiny church of St Martin within-the-walls where we were treated to an informative guided tour. A further stretch led us into shady woods along the banks of the Piddle River and onto the marshes at the edge of Poole Harbour. Passing high reeds and glorious bull rushes we reached the Frome estruary to follow the Wareham channel through refreshing pine woods back to Wareham Quay....
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July's Rough Tor

18 Jul 2018 | Cornwall Group

Our Rough Tor walk (pronounced row as in an argument) made a fabulous day out for the group this July. Lead by Simon and Steve in a very scenic East Cornwall location the walk was attended by myself, Shaun, Martin (x2!) Neville and Chris.

We trecked through a Wartime Airfield Site spotting various interesting objects along the way. There was also a view of Brown Willy (the highest point of Bodmin Moor) only a very short distance away from us. We went through various other fields, together with areas of open ...
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Saturday afternoon walk at Gwynfe followed by evening social and Sunday walk at Gwaun Cae Gurwen

16 Jul 2018 | West Wales, Women Groups

Two years ago Colin and John arranged a short walk in their village followed by a social in their village hall which was a huge success.

They promised a repeat 2 years later and true to their word put in a lot of hard work again to ensure a repeat performance.

This time the walk was a longer one of over 6 miles. 11 people assembled for the walk on a scorchingly hot, humid and airless day. We set off along the local country lanes and onto a lovely green path.

The views were magnificent, particularly of the surrounding hills and mountains....
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14 July 2018: Walkern and Great Ashby

15 Jul 2018 | Hertfordshire Group

Event led by Peter O Attendance: 7 men Distance: 9.6 miles (15.5 km) Time: start 11:18, end 15:49, lunch 34 minutes Terrain: track, grass, woodland, crop field, tarmac Elevation: start 90m, high 152m, low 88m Weather: hot sun, dry, little cloud, light wind SW 9mph, 25°C Number of woodlands on the walk: 7 Number of churches on the walk: 1

This was a 9.6 mile circular walk from Walkern, WNW to Dane End (farm), S to Great Ashby and Box Wood, N to Warren’s Green and SE to Walkern.


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