Walking Group

CORONAVIRUS
ALL WALKING GROUP WALKS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Contact: Sue Harding

Email: saddleworthwi.walking@gmail.com

You would be very welcome to come walking with us. Just let us know you are coming then turn up at the starting point, adequately equipped with appropriate footwear (preferably boots), and warm and waterproof clothing. If you feel you need more information to check how hard the walk would be, to ensure that you would be fit enough, directions to the starting point or any further advice please contact us at saddleworthwi.walking@gmail.com

Members and visitors who walk with us are responsible for their own conduct and safety. Neither Saddleworth WI nor any walk leader is responsible for any accident or incident that may occur.

2020 WALKS

All walks subject to change.

Saltaire – CANCELLED

Date: Sunday 5th April
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: 5-6 miles approx


Crowden

Date: Sunday 10th May
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: 7.5 miles


Uppermill Murder Mystery Walk

Date: Tuesday 19th May
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: to be confirmed


Werneth Low circular

Date: Sunday 7th June
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: 6 miles


Evening Walk – to be confirmed

Date: Tuesday 23rd June
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: to be confirmed


Day out – Ambleside

Date: Sunday 5th July
Meeting place: Uppermill bus turning circle
Time: 8.00am
Distance: 3 or 6 miles

Difficulty: easy/moderate – mainly flat with some hills over various paths. Boots recommended
Depart Ambleside for return journey: approximately 5:00pm
£10 deposit required

Both groups (3/6 mile walkers) leaving from just outside Skelwith Bridge. 

3 mile walk (group 1)
After a short uphill walk proceed on well made path around Loughrigg Tarn to the YHA at High Close. Amenities and refreshments available here.  Proceed down hill (easy) to Elterwater. ALL amenities also available here. 

Return Options:
1. Continue back to Skelwith Bridge (nice tea room) along the riverside (flat) on excellent path
2. Wait for group 2 at Elterwater and return to Skelwith Bridge together.

6 mile walk (group 2)
After leaving group 1 at Loughrigg Tarn continue over to Rydal on various paths, not too steep.  Visit Rydal Caves (group photo) proceed to Loughrigg Terrace for the best views over Grasmere (the lake). Continue to Elterwater via High Close YHA rejoining group 1. Continue back to Skelwith as per the 3 mile walk.

Non walkers options:
1. Drop off at Bowness (10:00am approx.) with lake cruise or bus to meet up in Ambleside.
2. Drop off for day in Ambleside.

Final meet up and depart Ambleside at approximately 5:00pm.


Hollingworth Lake

Date: Thursday 30th July
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: to be confirmed


Anne Lister Walk (Gentleman Jack) Shibden

Date: Saturday 15th August
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: 5.5 miles


Evening Walk – to be confirmed

Date: Tuesday 25th August
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: to be confirmed


Digley circular from snoopies layby

Date: Sunday 6th September
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: 7.3 miles


To be confirmed

Date: Sunday 11th October
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed
Distance: to be confirmed


Hardgraft Theatre/Uppermill Ghost Walk

Date: Saturday 31st October
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: 6.00pm
Distance: 90 minutes walk

Cost: £8.00 per person


Remembrance Service Walk

Date: Sunday 8th November
Meeting place: to be confirmed
Time: to be confirmed


Christmas Lights Walk

December