Marple Bridge & Mellor

Walking Group

About the Walking Group

The Walking Group is either your introduction to Country Walking, or a Refuge for those no longer able to do the distances of traditional Rambling Clubs. Distances vary from 4 to 8 miles. We meet either a Tuesday or Wednesday morning in Brabyns Park car park, so please check the Calendar below and be ready to leave by 9-45 prompt.
Please note. Walks can change due to weather etc.

All walks meet IN Brabyns Park for prompt departure at 9.45 am.
When necessary Car Passengers are asked to contribute 10p per mile to petrol cost.

Walking safety: Footwear (walking boots are preferable). Clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions likely to be encountered. This area is famous for changeable weather so come prepared for all eventualities. Bring your mobile phone and inform the leader of your phone number and that of an emergency contact. Provide your own first aid kit.

Refreshments: Bring more than adequate food and drink for the length of walk and weather conditions. Remember delays sometimes occur. Please stay with the group unless you have arranged with the leader to do otherwise. Group co-ordinators are Roy Bradshaw (0161 427 7324) and Judith Lynch 0161 449 7507 or email: Marple Bridge and Mellor Walkers.

Walk Grading.
Easy: More or less flat, good surface, few stiles.
Easy + : Small sections of hill, not too rough, limited stiles.
Moderate: Typical of local terrain.
Moderate + : More climbing and/or more stiles.

Dates for your Diary
Wed Nov 20th Bollington 5m, Easy. Sue Ward.
Wed Nov 27th Tame Valley 5m, Easy. John Bloor.
Tue Dec 3rd Kathryn Godfrey Mossley 5.5m, Moderate.
Tue Dec 10th Sheila Stafford New Mills 5 m, Easy+.
Wed Dec 18th Judith Lynch Mellor 3 or 4m, Easy+.
Xmas Lunch: Contact Judith if you will be attending the Lunch. 0161 449 7507 or email Judith Lynch.
Tue Dec 31st Impromptu: Meet at Brabyns.
Tue Jan 7th 2020 Jean Mitchell Fernilee 4.5m, Easy.
Wed Jan 15th 2020 Sue Ward Chapel en le Frith 5m, Moderate.
Tue Jan 21st 2020 Judy Rhodes Roman Lakes 6.5m, Moderate.
Wed Jan 29th 2020 Kath Dack TBA.

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