C Group Winter 2015-16

DateVenueMilesWalk LeaderTerrainLunchStart time
7 OctMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
July Dove on St Rocco's Hospice
14 OctDaresbury4+Doreen Boardmaneasypub lunch10:30
Meet : The Red Lion Moore, order food, toilets available.
Walk : 4+ miles along canal towpaths and fields, 10 minutes of uphill walking at the start of the walk (Hobb Lane) then very easy. May be a little muddy but mainly dry.
Directions : From Warrington take the A56 out of Warrington towards Daresbury/M56. After driving on dual carriageway and passing Crematorium exit on left, continue to traffic lights. Keep in right hand lane and as you go through lights, turn right to Moore (Runcorn Road). Continue for about half a mile along this winding road, then you will see the Red Lion on your left.
21 OctGorse Covet & Risley Moss Nature Reserve4Trevor Hadfield and John Loveeasypub lunch10:30
Walk: Map Ref. SJ 663 926 (no post code available). Toilets at start and also half way round. Food available at 'The Poacher' ( 300 yards from car park).
Directions : From Fearnhead take the A574 Birchwood Way towards the M62 Junction 11. At the second roundabout (major road works) turn right into Moss Gate. The car park is on your right at the next roundabout. Park at far end.
28 OctWalton / Appleton4Linda Barloweasypub lunch10:30
Meet : London Bridge Inn, Stockton Heath, WA4 5BG. Book lunch before. Toilets available.
Walk : It is an easy walk of approx. 4 miles along canal towpaths, lanes and field footpaths. There is some road walking. It may be muddy in places.
Directions : from Warrington take the A49, through Stockton Heath, the Inn is just over London Bridge on the left.
4 NovGroup Leaders meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street.10:30
followed by
4 NovMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
General Meeting with
Dave Duckett on Tales out of School
18 NovPennington Flash3.8Mary Barboureasypub lunch10:30
Meet : Public car park whose entrance is opposite the Robin Hood pub, 257 St Helens Rd, Leigh, WN7 3PA.
Walk: Easy walk round Pennington Flash. Toilets near start of walk, and hot drink van at half way stop! Bring binoculars if you are a birdwatcher.
Directions: take A579 from Winwick signposted to Leigh for about 2 miles, cross A580 East Lancs road and follow A572 for a further 2 miles. Robin Hood pub is on the right and entrance to Pennington Flash is on the left.
OR from East Lancs follow brown signs to Pennington Flash via A579. At first traffic lights turn left. Entrance to Pennington Flash is about 100 yds on the right opposite the fire station and Robin Hood pub. Turn in and meet at the first car park on the left.
11 NovLittle Leigh4Cynthia Ormison & Cynthia Robertseasypub lunch10:30
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.
25 NovHoo Green3.5 / 4Dilys Swanneasypub lunch10:30
2 DecMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
Fran Sandham on David Livingstone
9 DecNo Walk Offered
16 DecNo Walk Offered
23 DecNo Walk Offered
However, there is a 5.5 mile 'B' walk
30 DecTattonPark4.5Nina Kingston & Lynda Ralphsoneasypacked or cafe10:30
Meet : Knutsford Entrance of Tatton Park in Garden Road. Park outside if you can find space by the golf club wall or elsewhere in Knutsford, or share cars and pay the £5 parking fee between you. If you park inside turn right immediately after paying and use the small parking area near the trees instead of going up to the main car park. There is also a toilet near this entrance.
Lunch : Use the café or eat your own picnic. This will be for about an hour to give walkers time to visit the shops or ride the carousel.
The terrain varies from paved roads to very boggy patches so be prepared!
6 JanNo Walk Offered
U3A Lunch and Cabaret at the Masonic Hall
13 JanWinwick4Dilys Swanneasypub lunch10:30
20 JanWalking Group Annual Lunch0Nina Kingston and Linda Skelhorne RelaxingSumptuous12:30 for 1:00pm
Annual Christmas Lunch at the Fir Grove

Lunch Details

Booking Form

Lunch Menu
27 JanAppleton4Cynthia Ormison & Cynthia Robertseasypub lunch10:30
Meet : at the London Bridge Inn, 163 London Rd, Appleton, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 5BG on the A49 as you cross the Bridgewater Canal in Stockton Heath. Toilets after 10 at the pub.
Walk : Lanes, some tracks - a bit muddy and canal bank if not too muddy on the day.
3 FebMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
Phil Austin on The Building of Monton Lighthouse
10 FebFairfield Community CentreReg DaceyUndemanding/ Envigorating14:00
Slide show - Mountain Peeks - A personnal experience.
17 FebCancelled
24 FebAppleton Thorn4Linda Barloweasypub lunch10:30
Cancelled due to poor path conditions
2 MarMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
Isobel Stirk on Charles Dickens
9 MarHoughton Green / Winwick
4Doreen Boardmaneasypub lunch10:30
Meet : Plough pub Houghton Green. Toilets available, order food beforehand.
Walk : An easy walk of 4 miles along lanes and across fields (a few minutes alongside motorway) and some road walking. No stiles, some steps.
Directions from Warrington: Take A49 (Winwick Rd) out towards M62 junction. After passing B&Q and going through 2 sets of traffic lights, go straight on at roundabout. Take next major right turn and go past The Swan and then first right into Myddleton lane. After driving through Winwick take a right turn into Delph lane. Continue till you drive over motorway then take next right into Mill lane, Plough is on right.
16 MarNo Walk Offered
23 MarNo Walk Offered
30 MarNo Walk Offered

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