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Sunday, 22 July 2018

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018

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Whitwick & District U3A - Ramblers

(Previously called Medium Walks Group)

This group meets for a walk of approximately 7 to 8 miles once a month. It has been agreed by the membership of this group that no dogs are allowed on the walks.

All those members who feel able will participate in leading walks.

You may also be interested in the Striders group, whose walks are up to 9 or 10 miles.




1st Friday of the month.


Fri Jan 5th Ann is leading our first walk of the year. We will start from Ticknall village car park at 9.30 am.

Fri Feb 2nd Led by Rose, a walk which will be around 6 miles, starting in Breedon and walking along the Cloud Trail.

Fri Mar 2nd CANCELLED due to weather conditions. Led by Brian, the walk starts from the car park at Groby Pool and will take us through Groby village and into Martinshaw Woods and then through Ratby Burroughs, Groby Lodge Farm and Lady Hay Wood. Probably about 8 miles.

Fri Apr 6th Led by Joyce . It will be a circular walk of around 7.5 miles starting in Desford and going through Peckleton.

Fri May 4th Marlene and Neil will be leading us on a 7 mile walk from Loughborough through to the Outwoods and Beacon Hill.

Fri Jun 1st Phryne is leading our walk on which will start at Mount St Bernard Abbey - LE67 5UL. From the Abbey we will cross the road and go down through the woods to Blackbrook Reservoir. Then along a disused rail track and returning over high ground to the Abbey. About 7-8 miles with a few stiles

Fri Jul 6th CANCELLED due to excessively hot weather. Led by Andrea. It is approximately 7 miles long starting from the Lount Nature Reserve.

Fri Aug 3rd Owen TBA

Fri Sep 7th Sue TBA

Fri Oct 5th TBA

Fri Nov 2nd Carol and Richard TBA

Fri Dec 7th Alison TBA


Shown below are scenes from a recent walk. Pictures from other walks are available in the Gallery


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May's Walk

Climbing Buck Hill.

On top of Buck Hill.

Enjoying a paddle.

Banana break in Felicity's Wood.

View from Beacon Hill.

Bluebells in the Outwoods.

June's Walk

A misty start.

Hardly a ripple on the Blackbrook Reservoir.

Banana break.

No volunteers to play on the swing.

Back into daylight.

A view into Whitwick Quarry.

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