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Posted in 2018, Blog, September 2018 on September 13, 2018

Sunday 2nd September 2018 – Scarth Wood Moor ...

A beautiful day with bright skies and a gentle breeze set the scene for today’s 5.5 mile circular walk around Scarth Wood Moor, led by Andy our coach driver.  Although not as long a walk as usual, the overall ascent of the walk – around 800 feet – combined wi ... Continue Reading

Posted in 2018, August 2018, Blog on August 19, 2018

Sunday 5th August 2108 – West Tanfield to Ri ...

Continuing good weather greeted the Weekend Wanderers boarding the coach in Waterdale.  Today’s linear walk of around 9 miles was lead by Brian. Jean introduced new walkers, Irene and David (another David!!!) and they were welcomed to the group. Walkers were also reminded ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, July 2018 on July 16, 2018

Sunday 1st July 2018 – Circular walk around ...

Tee-shirts shorts, suncream and sun hats were the order of the day for todays circular walk around Castleton.  The walk, led by Norman was a lovey 7.5 mile figure of 8 walk, taking in the stunning scenery of the great ridge running between Mam Tor and Losehill. Thirty six boarde ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, June2018 on June 9, 2018

Sunday 3rd June 2018 Blubberhouses – Harroga ...

As your bloggers were away sunning themselves in Majorca, the notes and photos from the walk today were gratefully received from Jean T and Dave Ty. Jean handed out walk proposal forms for next year to potential leaders and it is due to the commitment of members that a varied pr ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, May 2018 on May 13, 2018

Sunday 6th May 2018 – Ashford in the Water t ...

An extremely warm and sunny day was forecast for today’s walk.  A linear walk of around 8 miles around some of the most beautiful dales in the Peak District National Park led by Dave T.  There was a really good turnout today with 47 members boarding the coach at Waterdale ... Continue Reading

Posted in 2018, April 2018, Blog on April 3, 2018

Sunday 1st April 2018 – Baslow to Hathersage ...

A drizzly morning with a cool breeze greeted the group boarding the coach for today’s walk – a linear walk of around 8 miles, from Baslow to Hathersage.  There were 39 on the coach today – 3 non walkers who were dropped off in Chesterfield – the remaining ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, December 2017 on March 4, 2018

Sunday 3rd December 2017 – Christmas Walk an ...

As another successful year draws to a close, the Weekend Wanderers gathered for the Christmas Walk, led by David T.  Todays walk, shorter than usual, but of sufficient length to give the walkers an appetite for lunch, started from Foxhouse, passing through the Longshaw Estate,  ... Continue Reading

Posted in 2018, Blog, January 2018 on March 4, 2018

Sunday 7th January 2018 – Ripley Circular

Unfortunately due to your blogger and today’s walk leader being unwell, details of the walk have been kindly provided by Dave Ty. In the leader’s absence, Dave T stood in and led walkers on a 9.5 mile circular starting in Ripley, past the historic castle, alongside ... Continue Reading

Posted in 2018, Blog, March 2018 on March 4, 2018

Sunday 4th March 2018 – Halifax

A bitter, bone chilling wind, the ‘Beast from the East, all the way from Siberia, combined with Storm Emma moving up from Portugal resulted in copious amounts of snow being deposited and freezing weather conditions, necessitating Jean, to take the very sensible decision to ... Continue Reading

Posted in 2018, Blog, February 2018 on March 4, 2018

Sunday 4th February 2018 – Lincoln

A cold and sunny morning welcomed the Weekend Wanderers boarding the coach at Waterdale.   Jean T had an update on the proposed 2 night trip in September to the Lake District.  Andy our coach driver had produced an itinerary and further information.  Those interested in goi ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, November 2017 on December 9, 2017

Sunday 5th November 2017 – Wakefield Anglers ...

The promise of a cool-ish, but bright and breezy day greeted the Weekend Wanderers as we set out from Waterdale for a circular walk of around 7.5 miles led by Verna. Jean welcomed new walker Will, who has recently re-settled in the Doncaster area from Canada.  Other announce ... Continue Reading

Posted in 2017, Blog on October 22, 2017

Sunday 1st October 2017 – Barnoldswick to Ga ...

Grey skies greeted walkers setting off for today’s walk in North Yorkshire.  The linear walk from Barnoldswick to Gargrave, following the Leeds to Liverpool canal was led by the group blogger Dave W. Jean reminded group leaders to have their proposed walks for next year re ... Continue Reading