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Walking (Amblers)

Meeting Details

Meeting DayThursday
TimeVaries
FrequencyVaries
LocationVarious
Co-ordinator(s)Several

What we do

There are four separate Amblers groups, walking in different locations, but with similar approaches. All four meet twice each month.

Amblers 1 & 2 walks proceed at a fairly gentle pace, are about 5 miles long without much climbing (maybe 500 feet or so, depending on the leaders). Along the way we stop for a coffee break and a picnic lunch. Dogs on leads are allowed on walks in group 1, but not in group 2.

Amblers 3 has the possibility of a pub or cafe lunch at the end of the walk instead of a break for lunch (particularly in the Winter months). A visit to a garden or historical site might be included during or following a walk.

Amblers 4 aims to finish before lunch.

Members may only join one of the four Amblers Groups. (to allow for our large number of enthusiastic amblers) However, a member can belong to one Amblers group AND one Amblers Plus group.

 

AMBLERS 1 (Dogs on leads allowed)

 

Co-ordinator: Carolyn Lowe

Twice a month – 1st & 3rd Thursday

(About 5 miles long and not too much up.)

  Date              Walk Leader

16 Nov          Anne Kirby

7 Dec             Jim & Brenda Eccles

12 Dec          Christmas Get Together – Crooklands

  4 Jan           Anne Parr

18 Jan             Brenda Linney

01 Feb            Maureen Gallagher

15 Feb            Pauline Peck

  1 Mar           Marianne Hutchence

15 Mar            Brian and Ann Knowles

  5 Apr             Jim & Brenda Eccles

19 Apr            Anne Parr

If more detailed information is required please contact the named leader(s).

Volunteers please to lead walks in the future – contact Group Co-ordinator – Carolynlydialowe@btinternet.com

 

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AMBLERS 2 (Dog free)

Co-ordinators: Richard Pealing richardpealing@btinternet.com

Malcolm Scott malcolmscott183@btinternet.com

We walk about 5 miles with not too many steep climbs. All walks start at 10.30 a.m.

Unfortunately the Amblers 2 Walking Group is currently full and we are not taking any new members at present.

The walks are as follows:

Date Leaders
16 Nov Marilyn Martindale
7 Dec Nigel Toye
21 Dec Christmas Walk & Lunch
4 Jan Neil & Nadine Scott
18 Jan Jean & Bill Leece
1 Feb Tony Miley
15 Feb Peter & Angela Davenport
1 March Brian Hoyle
15 March Ernest & Margaret Phillips
5 April Chris & Jenny Johns
19 April Richard Pealing

 

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AMBLERS 3

Co-ordinators: Alistair Craghill arcraghill@hotmail.com

Jeremy Caton jeremycaton@aol.com

Twice or three times a month – Thursday

We walk about 5 miles with not too many ‘ups’ and are happy to cope with stiles .We usually start at 10.00 a.m. and end with a pub/cafe lunch or, sometimes, a picnic .We welcome bus based walks and try to arrange car share points near Kendal for others .

Date          Leader(s)
30 Nov Juliet  Townsend  and Jenny Colquhoun
7 Dec Sheila Watson and Jenny Paley
21 Dec Jeremy Caton
4 Jan Freda Pepper
18 Jan Pauline Hughes and Gillian Taylor 
(XMAS WALK AND MEAL)
1 Feb Feb 1st
15 Feb Sheila Watson
1 March Pat and David Walsh
15 March Christine Mather and Carol Hall
29 March Jim and Christine Thompson
5 April Jeremy Caton
19 April Pat Crewdson
3 May Mike and Jean Warren

 

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AMBLERS 4 (Dog Free)

Co-ordinators: Anne Urquhart anneurquhart2@gmail.com

David Little dgl1947@gmail.com

Twice monthly - 1st and 3rd Thursdays

We will start walking at the earlier time of 10.00 a.m., keeping a steady pace for around 5 miles and aiming to be back at the start point by 1.00 p.m., before lunch, so there will usually be only 1 planned stop for coffee. We will happily tackle stiles, stream crossings, occasional easy scrambles and a bit of height gain, up to about 500 feet. 

Date Leader(s) Location
16 Nov Jane Willis tbc
7 Dec Suan Marsden Gummers Howe area
18 Jan David Little/Ian Fishwick Festive walk and meal
1 Feb Jane Panton tbc
15 Feb Garnet Fishwick Holehird, Toutbeck
1 March Hilary Pickup tbc
15 March Margaret Wells Barrow Green
5 April Jean Parsons tbc
19 April Chris Needham tbc
     
     

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