The Ramblers Association
Newark Group
Programme for 2009


Downloadable 2009 Walks Programme
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A welcome break at
Bilsthorpe

PROGRAMME NOTES

Visitors are welcome on any walk.  
However, non-members are invited to
 sample two walks of their choice 
before joining the Ramblers.

COACH TRIPS: The booking of seats on
 coach trips can be done on walks or
 by phone through the Treasurer, J Price 
on (01636) 813664.  Cheques should be made
 payable to NEWARK RAMBLERS, Cash or 
cheques to be paid on booking. 
 CANCELLATION: - there will be NO refunds; 
you must find your own replacement.

All the walks are circular unless stated otherwise.

All walk leaders should carry the group’s 
First Aid Kit, and arrange to transfer it 
to the next weeks leader.

In the event of adverse weather conditions 
please check with the Chairman or the 
Secretary to see if the walk leader has 
cancelled the walk.  At the start, if the 
leader has not arrived 15 minutes after 
start time the walk is cancelled.  PLEASE use common sense.

When we use a pub at lunchtime please 
ensure that your own drinks are not 
consumed inside and where appropriate muddy boots are removed.

The group owns a number of OS maps which
 members are welcome to borrow.  
Please contact the Map Secretary for further details.

NEWARK RAMBLERS 2009 WALKS PROGRAMME Sunday 4th January at 10.00am
WALK BY RIVER TRENT TO FARNDON - 5 miles
Start: Sconce Hills car park, Boundary Road, Newark (SK 793535)
Leader: J Mees. Leisurely walk with coffee stop
Sunday 11th January
HARTHILL - 5 miles
Meet: London Road car park, Newark (9.15am) & outside Minster on Church Street, Southwell (9.30am)
Coach trip. Advance booking is essential. Contact R Rippin (Tel 01636 812390) to book a place
The walk will be followed by a meal at 2.00pm served at the Methodist Hall courtesy of the Harthill WI ladies.
Leader: T Hearn
Sunday 18th January at 9.50am
THURGARTON TO SOUTHWELL (LINEAR WALK) - 7 miles
Start: Church Street car park, Southwell (SK 703539) to catch bus to Thurgarton
Leader: J Williams. Picnic lunch
Sunday 25th January at 10.00am
STAPLEFORD WOODS - 4 miles
Start: Car park at north end of woods (SK 863574)
Leaders: D Pickersgill & S Hopewell. Leisurely walk with coffee stop
Sunday 1st February at 10.00am
KIRKLINGTON & DUKES WOOD - 7 miles
Start: Southwell Trail car park, Kirklington Station (SK 678565)
Leader: J Mees. Picnic lunch
Sunday 8th February at 10.00am
BASSINGHAM & HADDINGTON - 5½ miles
Start: Near the Five Bells Inn, High Street, Bassingham (SK 912603)
Leader: T Hearn. Coffee stop
Sunday 15th February
NOTTS AREA AGM HOSTED BY THE RUSHCLIFFE GROUP
at the East Leake Leisure Centre on Lantern Lane (SK 559269)
Two walks are offered 7 miles starting at 9.30am & 5 miles starting at 10.00am.
The AGM will start at 2.00pm. Free tea/coffee & cakes will be available
Sunday 22nd February at 10.00am
BINGHAM, NEWTON & EAST BRIDGFORD - 7 miles
Start: Newgate Street car park, Bingham (SK 703399)
Leader: D MacIntosh. Moderate walk with picnic lunch
Sunday 1st March at 10.00am
FARNSFIELD & HEXGREAVE - 5 miles
Start: Farnsfield Old Railway Station (SK 643573)
Leaders: F Kirby & J Quickenden. Leisurely walk with picnic lunch
Sunday 8th March at 11.05am
ROLLESTON TO KELHAM (LINEAR WALK) - 5½ miles
Start: Kelham Hall car park (SK 773558) to catch bus to Rolleston (Crown Inn)
Leaders: M Legg & B Walker. Leisurely walk with picnic lunch
Sunday 15th March at 10.00am
FISKERTON (LINCS) & RIVER WITHAM - 6 miles
Start: Five Mile Bridge car park by the River Witham, south of Fiskerton (TF 059714)
Leader: R Bayes. Picnic lunch
Sunday 22nd March at 10.00am
TEA SHOP WALK 1 - PORTLAND COFFEE SHOP - 7 miles
Start: Portland College, Ravenshead. Please use the car park on the RHS of the entrance drive opposite the Coffee Shop (SK 551568)
Leader: G Rix. Leisurely walk with picnic lunch.
At the end of the walk there is the opportunity to visit the Tea Rooms
Sunday 29th March at 10.00am
ROE WOOD - 8 miles
Start: Fishermens car park at Maythorne (SK 696555) with permission of Mr Butler
Leaders: M & M Pitchfork. Picnic lunch
Sunday 5th April at 10.30am
COLLINGHAM - 5 miles
Start: North end of Low Street, Collingham (SK 832624)
Leaders: R Rippin & J Rix. Leisurely walk with coffee stop
Sunday 12th April at 10.00am
TEA SHOP WALK 2 - TUXFORD WINDMILL - 7 miles
Start: Newark Road car park, Tuxford (SK 736709)
Leader: G Rix. Picnic lunch
At the end of the walk there will be the opportunity to visit the Tea Rooms
Sunday 19th April at 10.00am
SHERWOOD FOREST & KINGS CLIPSTONE - 5 miles
Start: Sherwood Forest Farm Park near Edwinstowe (SK 586654)
Leaders: B Walker & M Legg. Leisurely walk with picnic lunch.
At the end of the walk there will be the opportunity to visit the Tea Rooms
Sunday 26th April at 10.30am
HARDWICK SPRING WALK - 7 miles
Start: Rowthorne Trail car park (SK 476647)
Leaders: M & C Wain. Picnic lunch
Sunday 3rd May at 10.00am
BAKEWELL & MONSAL HEAD - 8½ miles
Start: Monsal Head car park (SK 185715)
Leader: R Bayes. Picnic lunch
Sunday 10th May at 10.00am
VALE OF BELVOIR - 8 miles
Start: Mackleys Bridge car park, between Cropwell Bishop & Kinoulton (SK 678325)
Leaders: M Grundy & W Lowe. Picnic lunch
Sunday 17th May at 10.30am
AROUND DETHICK & CROMFORD - 8½ miles
Start: High Peak Junction Pay & Display car park (SK 315561)
Leaders: M & C Wain. Picnic lunch
Sunday 24th May at 10.15am
LONG BENNINGTON - 4½ miles
Start: Near Reindeer Inn on Main Road, Long Bennington (SK 836445)
Leader: J Alton. Coffee stop
Sunday 31st May at 10.00am
GUNTHORPE & CAYTHORPE RIVERSIDE - 5½ miles
Start: Gunthorpe Lock car park (SK 687437)
Leader: D MacIntosh. Coffee stop
After the walk there will be the opportunity to visit the Lock Tea Rooms
Sunday 7th June at 10.00am
MARKEATON PARK & KEDLESTON - 8 miles
Start: Markeaton Park car park, near Derby University (SK 333380)
Leader: K Kirtley. Picnic lunch
Sunday 14th June
WOBURN PARK AND BEYOND - 9 or 5 miles
Coach Trip. Advance booking is essential. Money to be paid to J Price.
Meet: London Road car park, Newark (7.45am) & outside Minster on Church Street, Southwell (8.00am)
Leaders: M Pitchfork & T Hearn. Picnic lunch
Sunday 21st June - NO WALK
PLEASE SUBMIT WALKS FOR THE 2010 PROGRAMME
Sunday 28th June at 10.00am
BRAMLEY WALK - 8� miles
Start: Southwell Trail car park, Station Road, Southwell (SK 706544)
Leaders: M & J Price. Picnic lunch
Sunday 5th July at 10.00am
WHISBY & TUNMAN WOOD - 6 miles
Start: Whisby Nature Park Visitor Centre�s car park (SK 915662)
Leader: T Hearn. Coffee Stop
At the end of walk there will be the opportunity to use the Visitor Centre�s Tea Room
Sunday 12th July at 10.00am
GRATTON DALE & YOULGREAVE - 8 miles
Start: Elton Church (SK 221610)
Leader: R Bayes. Picnic lunch
Sunday 19th July at 10.00am
BOTTESFORD & GRANTHAM CANAL - 5 miles
Start: Roadside near War Memorial, Bottesford (SK 806390)
Leader: J Alton. Coffee stop
NOTE - Please place your order & PAY for the fish & chip supper before 25th July.
Sunday 26th July at 10.00am
EPPERSTONE & WOODBOROUGH - 5½ miles
Start: Near telephone box on Main Street, Epperstone (SK 652485)
Leaders: J & D Fenton. Leisurely walk with coffee stop
Sunday 2nd August at 10.00am
EAST BRIDGFORD & CAR COLSTON - 7½ miles
Start: Main Street car park, East Bridgford (SK 693430)
Leaders: J & P Froud. Picnic lunch
THURSDAY 6th August at 6.30pm
FISH & CHIP WALK - 3 miles
Start: King Street car park, Southwell (SK 703543)
Leader: R Rippin. Leisurely walk
Order & cash required before Saturday 25th July. No cash, No supper
Sunday 9th August at 10.00am
BRADGATE PARK & BEACON HILL - 11 miles
Start: Car park on Roecliffe Road, end of Swithland Wood (SK 535118)
Leaders: W Lowe & M Grundy. Picnic lunch
Sunday 16th August at 10.30am
BINGHAM & SCARRINGTON - 8 miles
Start: Layby on slip road to Aslockton, off the A52 (SK 736395)
Leader: D MacIntosh. Picnic lunch
Sunday 23rd August at 10.00am
EYAM & FROGGATT - 8 miles
Start: Eyam Church (SK 216765)
Leader: S Crabtree. Picnic lunch
Sunday 30th August at 10.00am
TEA SHOP WALK 3 - FULBECK CRAFT CENTRE - 5 or 7½ miles
Start: Fulbeck Recreation Ground car park (SK 949504)
Leaders: G & J Rix
There will be a coffee stop on the short walk and a picnic lunch on the long one.
At the end of each walk there will be the opportunity to visit the Tea Rooms for refreshments.
Sunday September 6th at 10.00am
OVER THE HILLS TO HOVERINGHAM - 10 miles
Start: Halloughton Church (SK 691517)
Leaders: M & M Pitchfork. Coffee stop at the Manor Farm Tea Rooms, Bleasby and a picnic lunch
Sunday 13th September at 10.00am
SEWSTERN LANE & MUSTON - 6½ miles
Start: Road junction with Sewstern Lane, west of Allington (SK 842397)
Leaders: J & P Froud. Picnic lunch
Sunday 20th September at 10.00am
HATHERSAGE, STANAGE & PADLEY - 10 miles
Start: Main car park in Hathersage (SK 233815)
Leaders: C & B Bristow. Picnic lunch
Sunday 27th September at 10.00am
CALVERTON - 8½ miles
Start: Oxton Village Hall car park (SK 629515)
Leader: R Bayes. Picnic lunch
Sunday 4th October at 10.00am
CROOKFORD & HARDWICK - 5 miles
Start: Clumber Park Hotel (SK 649746)
Leaders: B Walker & M Legg. Leisurely walk with coffee stop
Sunday 11th October at 10.00am
A WALK IN SHERWOOD FOREST - 6 & 11½ miles
Start: Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre car park, Edwinstowe (SK 627676)
Leaders: B & C Bristow. Picnic lunch
NOTE � There is a time limit to parking in Edwinstowe
Sunday 18th October at 10.00am
TEA SHOP WALK 4 - GUNTHORPE LOCK TEA ROOMS - 5 miles
Start: Gunthorpe Lock car park (SK 687437)
Leaders: R Rippin & J Rix. Leisurely walk with coffee stop.
At the end of the walk there will be the opportunity to visit the Tea Rooms.
Sunday 25th October at 10.00am
FISKERTON & SOUTHWELL ROUND - 6½ miles
Start: Fishermen�s car park, Fiskerton (SK 744515)
Leader: S Daniels. Leisurely walk with picnic lunch
Sunday 1st November at 10.00am
4 MILE WALK AROUND UPTON FOLLOWED BY THE AGM
Start: Upton Village Hall (SK 736544)
Leader: R Rippin. Leisurely walk with coffee Stop
The AGM will be held after walk in the Village Hall at approximately 2.00pm
Sunday 8th November at 10.00am
WADDINGTON & BRACEBRIDGE - 7 miles
Start: Brant Road Social Club car park, Waddington (SK 963660)
Leader: M Shaw. Picnic lunch
Sunday 15th November at 10.00am
CAUNTON & NORWELL - 4½ miles
Start: Caunton Church (SK 745601)
Leaders: J & P Froud. Coffee stop
Sunday 22nd November at 10.00am
WELLOW & WOODS - 5 miles
Start: Wellow Dam (SK 668664)
Leader: K Martin. Coffee stop
Sunday 29th November at 10.00am
STANAGE EDGE & REDMIRES RESERVOIR - 9 miles
Start: Dennis Knoll car park, Stanage (SK 228844)
Leader: B & C Bristow. Moderate walk with picnic lunch
Sunday 6th December at 10.00am
CLUMBER & SPITFIRE BOTTOMS - 5½ miles
Start: Clumber Park Hotel car park (SK 649746)
Leader: M. Shaw. Coffee stop
Sunday 13th December at 10.30am
CHRISTMAS STROLL AROUND MORTON - 4 miles
Start: Near Church on Main Road, Morton (SK 727514)
Leader: R Rippin & J Rix. Leisurely walk with coffee stop
Refreshments in Morton Village Hall after the walk
Sunday 20th December
NO WALK
Sunday 27th December
NO WALK
Sunday 10th January 2010
COACH TRIP to be arranged. Walk followed by meal. Details later
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