C Group Winter 2016-17

DateVenueMilesWalk LeaderTerrainLunchStart time
5 OctMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
My Life in Entertainment by Rebecca Done
12 OctPennington Flash3.8Mary Barboureasypub lunch10:30
Also available as a B Walk 4.5 miles Easy
Meet: Nevison Inn, 96 Plank Lane, Leigh WN7 4QE. Toilets and order food. Small car park, so block one another in! Note different start point
Walk: Easy walk round Pennington Flash. Toilets and burger van available at visitor centre. Bring binoculars if you are a birdwatcher. Longer and shorter options towards the end.
Directions: Take A579 from Winwick signposted to Leigh for about 2 miles, turn right at T junction and left at traffic lights at Red Lion onto B5207 towards Golborne. Cross A580 and in ¾ mile turn right at traffic lights into Slag Lane then follow the road for 2 miles. Pub is on left ¼ mile beyond canal.
Distance : 11 miles taking about 30 mins from Warrington Town Centre.
19 OctNo walk - Walking Group Holiday
There is a short 'B' walk available.
26 OctDaresbury & Moore4+Doreen Boardman, Linda BarlowEasyPub10:30
Meet : Red Lion Moore. Toilets available, order lunch before walk.
Walk : An easy walk through Moore and Daresbury, along footpaths, canal towpath, fields and woodland. Some B road walking, one slightly uphill at the start. No stiles or farm animals.
Directions: From town centre take A56 Chester road and continue on past the Crematorium exit. At traffic lights, turn right signposted Moore. Carry on for about a mile on this road, road goes over the canal, then sharp bends, then pub is on your left. Large carpark
2 NovMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
Fifty Shades of Grey (The Fascinating world of Radiography) by Gill Baynes
9 NovNo Walk Offered
16 NovAppleton4CynthiaRoberts, Cynthia OrmsonEasyPub10:30
Meet : London Bridge pub on London Rd, Stockton Heath, WA4 5BG
Walk : easy 4 miles in Appleton.
Directions : Take the A49 out of Warrington. After 3 miles the pub is on the Left hand side just after the Bridgewater canal.
23 NovNo Walk Offered
30 NovNo Walk Offered
7 DecMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
The Science of Chocolate by Dr Clare Hampson
14 DecLiverpool Town Walk (with B walk)4Jeff BrookesEasyPub10:30
See "B" walk for details
21 DecNo Walk Offered
28 DecDunham Massey (changed venue) 4Lynda Ralphson / Margaret DaviesEasyPub10:30
Meet : in car park near pay booth. Free parking for Nationa Trust Members so try and get at least one in every car!
Walk : This is a gentle ramble round Dunham Massey Parks, suitable for all with the choice of 2 restaurants for lunch.
Probable length about 4 miles but you can do more or less if you want to. (There is no carouse here, sorry.
4 JanNo Walk Offered
11 JanMoulton & River Weaver Trail, Bostock Green5.75Jeff BrookesEasyPub10:30
Meet : The Hayhurst Arms, Bostock Green, Northwich, CW10 9JP, www.hayhurstarms.co.uk, Tel: 01606 541810, which will open at 10.15am ready for a PROMPT start at 10.30am.
Food : We have a reservation at the pub for 1.30pm but they have requested to know numbers asap and by Monday 9th January at the very latest. Please let Jeff Brookes know if you’d like to stay for a meal.
Walk : A circular pub walk from the Hayhurst Arms in Bostock Green near Middlewich, Cheshire. The walking route has plenty of interest for everyone, taking in pretty villages, the tree at the Centre of Cheshire, signs of the area’s historic industrial past and a picturesque stretch along the towpath of the Weaver Navigation. We can create a shorter ‘C’ walk of about 4 miles but please advise if your need this option so we can organise it before the walk.
Directions : Bostock Green is located a few miles north of Middlewich, Cheshire (NOTE: there is another Bostock Green within Ellesmere Port – don’t go there!). From the North, take the A556 and head towards Northwich. Take the exit for Winsford on to the A533 & follow sign for Bostock Green. The pub is about ½ a mile on your right. There is plenty of parking at the pub – follow the driveway to the left.
18 JanWalking Group Christmas Lunch
See "A" Walk for details
25 JanRixton with Glazebrook4+Doreen Boardman, Linda BarlowEasyPub10:30
Meet at the Black Swan Hollins Green WA3 6LA. Book lunch, toilets available.
Walk : It is an easy walk across farmland and lanes. There are 2 stiles. It will be muddy in places.
Directions: from Warrington take the A57 towards Woolston Interchange remain on the A57 towards Manchester. At the second set of traffic lights turn left and immediately left again the pub is on the right.
1 FebMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
The History of Cartoons by Ian Barclay
8 FebNo Walk Offered
15 FebNo Walk Offered
22 FebCroft & Culcheth Linear Park4+John Love & Trevor HadfieldEasyPub10:30
Meet: General Elliot pub carpark, Lord Street, Croft Village. Postcode WA3 7DE. Toilets at start & also at coffee stop half way round.
Food: General Elliot. The 2 course menu for £5 is recommended
Walk : Flat field paths (could be muddy after rain) the odd easy stile.
1 MarMonthly meeting at the Masonic Hall, Winmarleigh Street14:00
History of Barbershop Quartets by Phil Austin
8 MarNo Walk Offered
15 MarNo Walk Offered
22 MarTarporley4.5Sue HancellEasyCafé10:30
Meet : British Legion, Tarporley.
Directions : Drive down Tarporley High Street. Look for cream coloured railway signal building on left (The Pantry). Turn Left. Parking behind British Legion.
29 MarNo Walk Offered
The new season of Summer Walks are available from the Menu

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