Tag Archives: Walking Group

Hemingford Abbots Walk

The next walk is on February 27th (please note 4th and not 3rd Saturday) and will be led by Jill and Norman. It is a 6 mile circular walk starting from the car park of the Axe and Compass pub in Hemingford Abbots.

We will leave Rampton green at 9am and proceed to Hemingford Abbots. They are opening at 9.30 for us to pre order and use the toilets. Non walkers please select from on line menu and let us know.

The walk will take us through possibly boggy meadows to St Ives and back along The Ouse Valley Way (Tarmac) to the pub for lunch. We hope to have a shorter walk available for those who wish it, walking part of the way with the main group.

If you wish to walk or join us for lunch please let Jill 201859 or Sylvia 252043 know at least one week before the walk

November Walk (Bassingbourn)

The next walk is on November 21st and will be led by Alison Wedgbury. It will be centred around Bassingbourn with lunch at The Belle where non walkers are welcome to join us. Further details can be obtained from Alison on 201968. The usual email will be sent to regulars at about 2 weeks before the walk.

Bassingbourn Walk

The next walk is on November 21st and will be led by Alison Wedgbury. It will be centred around Bassingbourn with lunch at The Belle where non walkers are welcome to join us. Further details can be obtained from Alison on 201968. The usual email will be sent to regulars at about 2 weeks before the walk.

September 2015 – Walk

The next walk is on the 19th September and will be led by Geof and Annie. It is a 5 mile circular walk beginning at The Golden Ball, Boxworth, taking in Knapwell and Childerly Hall. We will leave Rampton Green at 9.00 and start our walk from The Golden Ball car park at about 9.30, we will return to the pub for lunch where non-walkers are welcome to join us. If you plan to go and would like lunch or would like further information about the walk please contact Geof on 583262 or 07948726864 or g.tamulonis@nullgmail.com STOP PRESS- Harvest su

Paxton Pits Walk

The next walk is Saturday 18th July and will be led by Gill and Norman Gulliver.

By popular demand we return to Paxton Pits (in summer this time). There will be a variety of walks

available, a longer circular walk (approx. 6 miles) along The Great Ouse to Offord D’arcy and back to Paxton. People who are not driving wishing to have a shorter walk could stop at Offord D’arcy where we are all having lunch (approx. 3 miles).

There is also the option of a short walk within the nature reserve taking in the flora and fauna and spending time in bird hides, this walk would be as long or short as you want to make it and would be  suitable for revellers.

We will be leaving Rampton at 9.15, meeting up at Paxton Pits at 10.00. We will later make our way to Offard D’arcy to the Horseshoe Inn for 1.00 lunch. Menus can be found on www.theoffordshoe.co.uk

Please let Gill 01954 201859 or Sylvia 01954 252043 know if you are coming and your choice of menu.

Little Downham Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 13th June, it will be led by Jane McCartney. The walk is centred around Little Downham and Coveney and is 5 – 6 miles in length.
As usual we will leave Rampton at 9.00 and set off from the Anchor Hotel, Little Downham at about 9.30 – 9.45, we will return to The Anchor for lunch and non walkers are welcome to join us there.
If you plan to go please let Jane know, Tel 01353 776221 or emailjanehills.mcc48@nullgmail.com

Willingham Walk

The next walk will be Saturday 21st March and will be led by Trish. It is a 6 mile circular walk starting at the Duke of Wellington pub in Willingham walking partly along the bank of the river Great Ouse and returning to The Duke of Wellington for lunch, where non walkers are welcome to join us for lunch.
We will leave Willingham at 9.30. Please let Trish (205873) or Sylvia (252043) know if you intend to come.

Paxton Pits Nature Reserve Walk

A circular walk around Paxton Pits Nature Reserve and is about 5 miles long. We will leave Rampton Green a little later than usual at 9.15 and begin the walk fom the Visitor Centre at Paxton Pits at 10.00. Later we will move down the road to The Anchor pub for lunch. Non walkers are welcome to join us there. Further information from Gill or Sylvia.

Paxton Pits Walk

The next walk will be Saturday 21st February and will be led by Gill Gulliver.
It is a circular walk around Paxton Pits Nature Reserve and is about 5 miles long. We will leave Rampton Green a little later than usual at 9.15 and begin the walk fom the Visitor Centre at Paxton Pits at 10.00. Later we will move down the road to The Anchor pub for lunch. Non walkers are welcome to join us there. Further information from Gill (201859) or Sylvia (252043).

Cambridge Walk

The next walk will be Saturday 20th December and will be led by Sylvia.

It is a circular 4 mile walk around Cambridge starting outside the Shire Hall. It will be different from our usual country walks but hopefully will make a Christmassy change. We will begin at 9.30am from the Shire Hall.

Further information from Sylvia on 252043.

Holme Walk

Saturday 15th November, led by Rob Taylor.

The walk is a circular walk of about 5 miles, beginning in Holme (just south of Peterborough). It will begin in the car park of The Admiral Wells pub and will take in Holme Fen. We will return to the pub for lunch. Non walkers are very welcome
to join us there.

We will leave Rampton Green at 9.00am, further information regarding the walk can be obtained from Rob (200437). If you would like to come please let Rob or Sylvia (252043) know.

Elsworth Walk

The next walk is on Saturday 18th October and will be led by Jane McCartney.

The walk starts at Elsworth and takes in Connington, Boxworth and Knapwell and passes through the RSPB’s Hope Farm.

Lunch will follow the walk and will be at the George and Dragon at Elsworth where non walkers are very welcome to join us.

We will leave Rampton Green at 9.00 and set out from Elsworth at about 9.30. If you would like to go and would like lunch please let Jane (251383) or Sylvia (252043) know.

Quy Fen Walk

Led by Trish Parker, approx. 6 miles through Quy Fen.

The walk starts at The Wheatsheaf, Stow cum Quy. We leave by Quy Water through the woods by Anglesey Abbey and Lode Mill and return to The Wheatsheaf for lunch. Non walkers are welcome to join us for lunch.

As usual we will leave Rampton Green at 9.00am and set out from Quy at about 9.30. If you plan to come and/or would like lunch please let Trish (205873) or Sylvia (252043) know.

Burnham Overy Staithe Walk

This month Rob Taylor has arranged an extra walk on Tuesday 16th September.

Meet on Rampton Green at 9.00am, we will drive to Burnham Overy Staithe where we take a boat at high tide out to Scolt Head Island Nature Reserve and walk back later at low tide. This walk has been planned to fit in with the tides and will be dependant on a favourable weather forcast. We need to take packed lunches.

We will return to Rampton during the evening, probably about 8.00pm. Further information from Rob (200437)

Buckden Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 16th August and be led by Alison Wedgbury.

The walk starts At Buckden and takes in Orford Cluny, walking through a nature reserve and the Great Ouse Valley, it is about five and a half miles. We will return to The Lion Hotel for lunch, non walkers are welcome to join us for lunch there.

We will leave Rampton Green at 9.00am and set out from Buckden at about 9.30. If you plan to come please let Alison or Sylvia know before the 9th August.

Reach Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 19th July and will be led by Sylvia.

The Walk sets off from the village of Reach, we will climb up on to the ancient defensive structure of Devils Dyke and walk along it for about two miles before dropping down and heading towards Swaffam Prior and then following a country track back to Reach. In total about six miles. The information on this walk promises a huge amount of wildlife – including rare species of butterflies (Chalkhill Blues) as well as flowers and birds.

We will have lunch at the Dyke’s End pub on our return. Non walkers are welcome to join us there.

As usual we will leave Rampton Green at 9.00 and set out from Reach at about 9.30. If you would like to come and if you would like lunch please let Sylvia know (tel 252043).

Hardwick Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 21st June and will be led by Jill and Norman Gulliver. The walk will set off from The Blue Lion, Hardwick and will be a circular walk taking in the villages of Caldecote, Toft and Comberton.

We will leave Rampton Green at 9.00am and then set off from Hardwick at about 9.30. Lunch will be at The Blue Lion and non-walkers are welcome to join us there.

If you would like to come and/or if you would like lunch please let Jill (Tel 201859) or Sylvia (Tel 252043) know.

Fulbourn Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 12th April and will be led by Sylvia, it is a circular walk of 6 miles starting at Stonebridge Lane, Fulbourn, we take a footpath to the the villages of Great Wilbraham and Little Wilbraham, returning to our starting point through Fulbourn Fen Nature Reserve.
We will leave Rampton Green at 9.00am and start our walk from Fulbourn at 9.30, there is a small car park in Stonebridge Lane.
We can have lunch at the White Hart on our return.
If you would like to come and if you would like lunch please contact Sylvia 252043 or [email protected]com

Three Churches Walk

The next walk will be on Saturday 15th March and will be led by Jane McCartney.
It is a circular walk of 6½ miles starting at Moulton in Suffolk taking in Gazely and Dalham.
We will leave Rampton green at 9.00am and drive to Moulton, If you need directions please speak to Jane. We will park at Moulton village hall and after the walk drive to nearby Kennet for lunch at The Bell.
If you would like to come please let Jane or Sylvia know.

Fen Ditton Walk

The next walk will be Saturday 15th February. It will be led by Trish.
The walk will be begin and end in Fen Ditton, it will be five to six miles and we will return to The Ancient Shepherds for lunch. As usual we will leave Rampton at 9.00am.
If you would like to come or for further details please contact Trish on 205873 or Sylvia on 252043.