Tuesday, 28 March 2017

April - Coln St Aldwyns

Date: Saturday 22nd April 2017
Meet: The New Inn, Coln St Aldwyns, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5AN
Time: probably 10.15am for 10.30am start
Length: TBC
Route: Circular to Bibury
Boots: Advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome but on leads if near livestock
Lunch: probably 1.30pm at The New Inn
Charity collection: Volunteering Matters RSVP programme - RSVP was set up in 1988 specifically to harness the energy and experience of older people and prevent them from becoming excluded or isolated when their working life ended.

Full details to follow asap.

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

March - Northmoor

As the walk is taking place at Red Nose Day time we'll make a collection for Comic Relief which spends the money raised by Red Nose Day to help people living tough lives across the UK and Africa.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

March - Northmoor, near Witney

Date: Saturday 25th March 2017
Meet: Car Park of The Red Lion, 1, Church Road, Northmoor.  OX29 5SX
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 6 miles
Terrain: fairly flat
Route: circular, including Northmoor and Stanton Harcourt taking in 'The Devils Quoits' -Oxfordshire's answer to Stonehenge
Boots: advisable, trainers or light shoes can make walking difficult in muddy conditions
Dogs: well behaved on a lead
Snack: out for about 3 hours, bring water and, if you need it, a snack.
Waterproofs: be prepared for wet weather with waterproofs or at least a showerproof jacket.
Lunch: about 1.30 pm at The Red Lion
Charity collection: £1 for Volunteering Matters’ Retired and Senior Volunteering Programme.  Set up in 1988 specifically to harness the energy and experience of older people and prevent them from becoming excluded or isolated when their working life ended.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

March Walk

Date: Saturday March 25th 2017
Venue: to be decided but fairly central in the county
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 probably

Watch this space!

February - Whitchurch Hill

Date: Saturday 18th February 2017
Meet: Car Park of The Sun Inn, Hill Bottom, Whitchurch Hill RG8 7PU
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: just under 6 miles
Route: circular via Mapledurham with views over Thames Valley and possibility of viewing extraordinary stables
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome on a lead when necessary
Lunch: about 1.30 at The Sun Inn
Charity Collection: Volunteering Matters’ Retired and Senior Volunteering Programme

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

January - Oxord City not Headington

It wasn't possible to make arrangements for the walk to start in Headington as previously advertised.

Date: Saturday January 28th 2017
Meet: outside Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford
Time: 10.15 for 10.30 start
Length: about 5 miles
Route: city centre landmarks -The Radcliffe Camera, various colleges, Christ Church Meadow, Botanic Gardens and Magdalen Bridge. Then steady climb in South Park for a view of the 'dreaming spires', Brookes University campus, Cuckoo Lane, Headington Hill Park, new Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies, Mesopotamia Walk, University Parks back to Broad Street.
Boots: muddy in places so boots advisable
Dogs: well behaved on a lead
Lunch: arrange your own lunch this month
Charity Collection: Volunteers Matters’ Retired and Senior Volunteering Programme (RSVP).  RSVP was set up in 1988 specifically to harness the energy and experience of older people and prevent them from becoming excluded or isolated when their working life ended

Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

January Walk - Headington

Date:  Saturday 28th January NOT Sunday 29th
Meet: TBC
Time:  10.15 for 10.30 probably
Length: about 5 or 6 miles
Route: TBC
Boots: advisable
Dogs: well behaved welcome
Lunch TBC

Put the date in your diary and come along!