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Walking (Amblers)

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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 Carolynlydialowe@btinternet.com

Twice a month – Thursday

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

We are sorry the group is full at the moment and a waiting list is in operation

Date          Leader(s)

6 Apr           Pauline Peck

20 Apr         Brian and Ann Knowles

4 May          Anne Parr

18 May        Pauline Peck

1 June         Ann & Brian Knowles

15 June      Jim and Brenda Eccles  

6 July         Carolyn Lowe

20 July       John & Pamela Brown

3 Aug        Carolyn Lowe

17 Aug      Ann & Brian Knowles

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

Volunteers please to lead walks in the future – contact the co-ordinator.

 

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.

The walks are as follows:

Date

Leader(s)

6 Apr Bob Shearman

20 Apr

Jin Wilkinson

4 May Gail Morgan

18 May

Margaret and Ernest Phillips
1 Jun Malcolm Scott

6 July

Nigel Toye
20 July Peter and Angela Davenport

3 Aug

Ian Cunningham
17 Aug Bob and Marysia Lear

 

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 Mar Mike and Jean Warren

6 Apr

Jeremy Caton
20 Apr Freda Pepper and Marjorie Hesleden

4 May

Vivien Wrack and Gill Helsby
1 June Alistair and June

15 June

Carol Hall and Christine Mather
29 June Sheila Watson

6 July

Trude Hey and Gillian Taylor
20 July Louise Broughton

3 Aug

Jeremy Caton
17 Aug Freda Pepper and Mary Howard

31 Aug

Jenny Colquhoun
7 Sept Mike and Jean Warren

 

AMBLERS 4

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

6 Apr

Garnet Fishwick
20 Apr Anne Urquhart? - Ulverston Hoad
4 May

Chris Needham

18 May Jane Panton

1 June

Jean Parsons

15 June Margaret Wells

6 July

Hilary Pickup

20 July David Little

3 Aug

Ian Fishwi

17 Aug Hilary Southall

 

 

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