Burton Joyce & District

Hikers

Group Co-ordinator Paul Geeson 07969 068214
VenueLocal and further afield
Meeting dates2nd Wednesday in the month
Meeting timeAll day, start times vary
Additional chargesNone

Description

The Hikers provide longer walks than those organized by the Ramblers group and have joint walks in collaboration with Arnold U3A.

Our walks usually last all day, covering a distance of 10 to 13 miles. These can be circular or linear walks e.g. we completed the full Robin Hood Way walk, which is 104 miles. We did this in 10 sections, catching buses and trams to get us to the start and from the finish of each section whenever practicable.

Also, we have joined with other U3As to complete the Chesterfield Canal Walk.

Our members take it in turns to plan and recce our monthly walks that are normally circular routes in interesting local countryside.

We welcome new members to the Group.

BJU3A has 6 walking Groups covering a range of walking distances, terrain and duration:

  • Wildlife Walks is for members that enjoy a stroll around lakes, along river banks , or through woodland to enjoy the countryside around us, whilst sharing information .
  • Country Walks are not particularly strenuous, with walks of about two hours over easier terrain.
  • Ramblers walks are usually 6-8 miles ( Ramblers 1 and Ramblers 2)
  • Rambles-Plus group bridges between Ramblers and Hikers
  • Hikers group has the longest walks usually lasting all day and sometimes more challenging terrain.

For details of each group please click on the relevant pages

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Botany Bridge 1 Bridge 2 ( Beginners) Canasta 1
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More Group Pages
Aerobics for the Young@Heart Antiques & C20th Collectables 1
Antiques & C20th Collectables 2 Antiques & C20th Collectables 3
Antiques 4 - Potential New Group Art Appreciation
Art Expression Beer & Cider Tasting
Bird Watching Board Games
Boccia (Oct 2019-April 2020) Book Club 1
Botany Bridge 1
Bridge 2 ( Beginners) Canasta 1
Canasta 2 Canasta 3
Computer Buddies Computer Studies
Country Walks Craft 1
Cribbage Croquet 1 ( May 2019 - Sept 2019)
Croquet 2 ( May 2019 - Sept 2019) Darts for Fun
Dining Out Discussion
EscapeRoom Challenge PotentialNewGroup Family History
Film for Fun ( Oct 2018 - April 2019) French 1
French 2 ( Beginners) French 3
Garden Group 1 Garden Group 2
Garden Group 4 Garden Group 5
Guitar Group Hikers
History 1 History 2
Information Exchange International Dining
Italian Intermediates Kurling
Luncheon Group Mah-Jong
Meditation Outings
Petanque 1 ( Apr 2019 - Sept 2019) Petanque 2 ( Apr 2019- Sept 2019)
Petanque 3 ( May 2019- Sept 2019) Photography
Photography for Fun Ramblers 1
Ramblers 2 Rambles - Plus
Spanish 1 Spanish 2
Spanish 3 Speed Walking
Sunday Lunch 1 Sunday Lunch 2
Sunday Lunch 3 Table Tennis 1
Table Tennis 2 Tea Shop Appreciation(Oct2019-Apr2020)
Theatre 1 Theatre 2
Ukulele University Group Interest
Water Colour Painting Wildlife Walks -
Wine Tasting zyx