C Group Summer 2015

DateVenueMilesWalk LeaderTerrainLunchStart
1 AprMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street
14:00
8 AprNo walk offered
15 AprNo walk offered
22 AprHoughton Green

4

Dilys Swann

Easy
Pub10:30
Meet : The Plough Inn (Flaming Grill) WA2 0SU
29 AprDunham Massey

3.5

Pay Hoy &
Dilys Swann

Easy

Cafe10:30
Meet : Dunham Massey car-park. There is free parking for N.T. members, otherwise there is a parking fee.
Walk : There will be a stop for coffee at the Lavendar Farm on the way round. For lunch there is a cafe and restaurant at Dunham, also a picnic site. There will be time to visit the house/ garden. The house still has the WW1 hospital on.
6 MayMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
The Oregon Trail - speaker is Ian Barclay
13 MayLymm

4

Cynthia Ormson &
Cynthia Roberts

EasyPub10:30
Meet : Lymm Ranger Cabin on the immediate right opposite Lymm Hotel car park. Toilets available.
Directions : Approach Lymm Village from Thelwall side on Stockport Rd, turn left for Statham, continue past Statham Lodge and golf club. Take sharp bend right and first right to Ranger Cabin on the immediate right opposite Lymm Hotel car park. Toilets available. Lunch either at Lymm Hotel, the Golf Club ( you can drive in ) or various places in Lymm but no free car parking. Own choice.
20 MayNo walk offered
27 MayAppleton
4

Linda Barlow/Doreen Boardman

Easy
Pub10:30
Meet : meet at 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
3 JunAnnual General Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
including a further talk on The Mitford Girls - speaker is Shirley Dowson
10 JunNo walk offered

17 JunGlazebury

4

Joan Worthington

Easy

Pub10:45
Meet: The Raven Inn, Warrington Road, Glazebury WA3 5LA. Map Ref: SJ674 961. Order food before walk. Toilets available.
Walk: field paths, quiet lanes and a short stretch of pavement walking alongside 'A' road
Directions: A57 Manchester Road from Warrington. At Glazebrook turn left onto B5212, turn right at T junction onto A574. Pub is 1 mile on right. OR from North Warrington: Myddleton Lane and continue through Croft to T junction. Turn right onto B5212 to Culcheth. At T junction turn left onto A574 and continue for 2 miles to pub on right.
24 JunNo walk offered

1 JulNo walk offered

8 JulRixton Clay Pits

4

Doreen Boardman/Linda BarlowEasy
Pub10:30
Note : In view of the amount of rain we've had, we are shortening the walk as it will be very muddy and slippy. We are cutting out most of the claypits and will just walk the latter part where the walkways are very new and safer. We may cut them out altogether if we think it may be unsafe.

Meet : Black Swan Rixton WA3 6LA. Toilets available, order food before walk.
Walk : Easy walk of 4+ miles through clay pits, fields and some quiet B roads. May be muddy if wet, 3 stiles of new and easy construction. There are steps.
Directions : From Warrington town centre travel towards Manchester on A57. After driving through Woolston and over the M6 motorway, continue towards Irlam. At second set of traffic lights turn left then immediate left again, pub is on your right.
15 JulPennington Flash

4

Pat Hoy

Easy
Pub10:30
CANCELLED

Meet : Pennington Flash Country Park. Toilets in park. Pub lunch. Map:- Landranger 276 G.R. 644984 Post-code of pub WN7 3PA.
Directions : M6 to Junc 22, turn R onto A579 (A572) Leigh, this is Winwick Lane. At T junction (traffic lights) turn R onto A572 Leigh. Stay on A572 over A580 (East Lancs) for approx. 1.75 miles till you see on the right the Robin Hood pub and just past the pub the fire station.Opposite the pub turn left into the country park. Then almost immediately left into the free car-park.
22 JulNo walk offered
29 JulNo walk offered

5 AugGlazebury4Dilys SwannEasyGarden Centre10:30
Meet : Bents Garden Centre, Warrington Rd, Glazebury, CWA3 5NT
Walk : Will probably be slow and steady, so bring a biscuit for elevenses!!!
12 AugPlumley4Cynthia Ormson & Cynthia RobertsEasyPub10:30
Meet : Golden Pheasant on Plumley Moor Rd. Postcode WA16 9RX. Toilets available, order food before walk.
Walk : 5 easy stiles
Directions : M6 south to Junction 19, 3rd exit on to A556, signposted Northwich / Macclesfield / Chester.
OR A50 (Knutsford Rd). At Mere traffic lights turn right on to A556, then at first traffic lights (after traffic island at Junction 19) go straight on. At second set of traffic lights turn left (Lower Peover/Plumley) into Plumley Moor Lane. At fork by Methodist Church keep left. Pub is on the right after crossing bridge.
Distance : Approx 9 miles from Junction 19.
19 AugThelwall4Doreen Boardman & Linda BarlowEasyPub10:30
Meet : Pickering Arms, Bell Lane Thelwall WA4 2SU.
Walk : Easy walk along canal towpaths, lanes and field footpaths. There is some road walking.
Directions : From Warrington take the A5061 Knutsford Road over Latchford Swing Bridge and turn immediately left onto the B5157 Thelwall New Road. After about 1.5 miles the Pickering Arms Car Park is on the right just after a sharp bend.
26 AugNo walk offered
2 SepMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street
Planning Meeting11:00
Registration Day14:00
9 SepBurtonwood4Dilys SwannEasyPub10:30
Meet : Fiddle i't Bag, Alder Lane, Burtonwood, Warrington WA5 4BJ
Directions : Take the A49 North to Winwick to the traffic lights on the left of the Church
At the lights turn left and folllow the road over the bridge and park at the Fiddler on the right.
16 SepNo walk offered
23 SepPennington Flash Country Park
Pat Hoy
Easy
Pub10:30
Meet : Pennington Flash Country Park Map:- Landranger 276 G.R. 644984 Post-code of pub WN7 3PA. Toilets in park.
Directions : M6 to Junc 22, turn right onto A579 (A572) Leigh, this is Winwick Lane. At T junction (traffic lights) turn right onto A572 Leigh. Stay on A572 over A580 (East Lancs) for approx. 1.75 miles till you see on the right the Robin Hood pub and just past the pub the fire station. Opposite the pub turn left into the country park. Then almost immediately left into the free car-park.
30 SepNo walk offered

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