C Group Summer 2016

DateVenueMilesWalk LeaderTerrainLunchStart Time
6 AprMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00pm
Eric Newton on "The Life and Times of a Busker"
13 AprGrappenhallIan Fountain
27 AprBrereton Green (shorter version of B walk)4Jeff BrookesEasyPub10:30
See 'B' walk for details
4 MayMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
Howard Green on Heraldry
20 AprNo Walk Offered
11 MayAppleton Thorn4+Linda BarlowEasyPub10:45
Meet : The Thorn Inn WA4 4QX. Order food/toilets available.
Walk : An easy walk of 4+ miles,
Directions : From Warrington, take the A49 south through Stockton Heath to the traffic lights before the motorway island, turn left onto Stretton Road and follow the road for approx. 1.5 miles. The Inn is on the corner of Lumb Brook Road.
18 MayNo Walk Offered
25 MayHaigh Hall Country Park4Chris McNameeEasyCafe10:30
Meet : Outside stables cafeteria building Haigh Hall County Park, Wigan, WN2 1PE. Toilets at start.
Walk : No stiles, canal towpath, woods (may be muddy) and short road walk.
Directions : M6 North exits junction 27. Take 3rd right off island and go straight across staggered cross roads into Market Street (IGNORE HAIGH HALL SIGN). Continue on road going under railway bridge and on for approx. one mile. Turn off small island signed B5239 Haigh Hall. Turn left at next small island (signed Haigh Hall). Cross canal by humbacked bridge controlled by traffic lights (Bridge 63 on right). Road bends at Red Rock Lodge. Entrance to Haigh Hall is on right. Follow road to car park near stables cafe. Pay and Display £1.50 all day. Toilets near stables cafe.
Distance : Total journey approx 40 mins.
1 JunAnnual General Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
Brian Hallworth on George Formby
8 JunLittle Leigh4.25Cynthia OrmsonEasyPub10:30
15 JunThelwall4Linda Barlow & Doreen BoardmanEasyPub10:30
Meet: at Pickering Arms Thelwall WA4 2SU. Order food first, toilets available.
Walk: Canal towpaths, fields and some road walking. No stiles.
Directions: From town centre take A5601 Knutsford road through Latchford. After crossing Manchester ship canal via swing bridge, take immediate left onto Thelwall New road B5157. After travelling approx. 1.5 miles, at a sharp right-hand bend, The Pickering Arms is on your right and car park immediately after it.
22 JunNo walk offered
29 JunNo Walk Offered
6 JulWalton4Doreen BoardmanEasyPub10:30
Note change of venue.
Meet : Walton Arms pub, Old Chester Rd., WA4 6TG. Toilets available & order food before walk. Pub has been recently refurbished Very Nice!!
Walk : Around Walton and along canal towpaths (could be muddy) through Walton gardens and villages. No stiles, no livestock.
Directions : Travel A56 from Warrington Bridgefoot along Chester Rd over bridge and go right with the road onto a dual carriage way. At the traffic lights turn sharp left and the pub is on your left.
13 JulNo Walk Offered
20 JulAppleton Thorn4Ian FountainEasyPub10:30
27 JulWinwick4Dilys SwannEasyPub10:30
Directions : From the M62, take the A49 north to Winwick, to the traffic lights just past the church. At the lights, turn left towards Burtonwood and follow the road over the bridge to the FIDDLE I’th BAG Pub on the right.
3 AugNo Walk Offered
10 AugNo Walk Offered
17 AugHollins Green4Mary BarbourEasyPub10:30
Meet: Black Swan, Hollins Green, WA3 6LA. Pre-book lunch and use toilets before the walk.
Walk: a lovely, easy 4 mile walk through the village, fields and Nature reserve of Rixton Claypits - no stiles but some wooden steps.
Directions: Take A57 Manchester Road from Warrington, cross M6 and after 3 miles at start of dual carriageway turn left into Hollins Green. Follow road through village, Black Swan is on the left.
24 AugTBA
31 AugBartington4Cynthia OrmsonEasyPub10:30
Meet : Pub Leigh Arms Warrington Rd; Little Leigh, Northwich CW8 4QT
Directions : At Junction 10 (M56) take A49 right on roundabout towards Whitchurch. Keep straight on past a sign for Bartington but before the bridge the pub is on your left set back. Turn left to the car park.
7 SepEnrolment Day at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street1:00-3:30pm
14 SepNo Walk Offered
21 SepThe Peovers (shorter version of B walk)5Jeff BrookesEasyPub10:30
See 'B' walk for details
28 SepNo Walk Offered

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