B/C Group Winter 2017

DateVenueMilesWalk LeaderTerrainLunchStart time
25 OctAnderton Boat Lift 4.5 or 3.7Malcolm RobertsEasyPub (possibly)10:30
Note : This C walk is either 3.7 or 4.5 miles (the group will split after 2/3rds of the walk).
Meet : Anderton Boat Lift, Lift Lane, Anderton, Northwich. CW9 6FW
Lunch : A pub has not been designated and walkers should have in mind one of the many pubs and cafes between Anderton and Warrington for lunch after the walk.
Walk : Starting at theAnderton Boat Lift it works its way to Marbury Country Park along well defined paths before returning along the canal tow path to the start point for 3.7 mile walkers and a deviated route for the 4.5 mile walkers (this route has a flight of 25 steps). There are no stiles and very few inclines. At the start of the walk is a large car park (costing £2 for 3 hours or £3 all day) along with a cafe, toilets and a visitors centre. At the walks mid point are further toilets and a seating area. The walks should take approx 2 hours or 1 hour 40 minutes.
Directions: Take the A49 through Stockton Heath to the Stretton Island, take the A559 signposted Northwich. Eventually, take a right turn into Gibb Hill (also signposted Anderton Boat Lift). Continue on this winding road until you see the left hand turn into the car park for the boat lift. Distance 5.2 miles from Stretton Island.
Leader : Malcolm Roberts 07941 653062 or malcolmroberts5@virginmedia.com
1 NovMasonic Hall, Winmarleigh St14:00
Group Leaders Meeting10:30
Fool's Gold 'Stormy Stories and Tragic Tales'
by Steve Robson
14:00
8 NovPeover5.25Ian & Barbara RichardsModeratePub10:30
15 NovWorsley5.5Mary BarbourEasyPub10:30
22 NovSalford Quays 3.5Linda SkelhorneEasyPub10:30
29 NovLymm4Linda BarlowEasyNone10:30
13 DecKelshall & Boothsdale5Jackie Davies & Lynda RalphsonEasyPub10:30
Cancelled
20 DecJodrell Bank/Lower Withington6.5Judy PopleyModeratePub10:30
27 DecJoint Tatton Park WalkVolunteer Leader RequiredEasy
2018
3 Janno walk offered
10 Janno walk offered
17 JanMid CheshireJeff BrookesEasyPub10:30
24 JanHallmark Hotel Grappenhall - LunchNina Kingston10:30
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31 JanLymm 5Anne Murray & Jeanette MorganEasyPub10:30
14 FebWalton 4Doreen BoardmanEasyPub10:30
21 FebTBAChris & Mike McNamee
28 FebRiver Dee & Chester5.5Nina KingstonEasyPub10:30
14 MarTBA5Margaret Davies
21 MarPestfurlong Hill5+Carole Rowlinson/Hilary PownallEasyPub10:30
28 MarWhitegate5.5Essaji/Gianna RaniwallaModeratePub10:30

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