Sunday 22 July – Belthorn

Sunday 22 July – Belthorn

On Sunday 22 July, Roy (01706 826570) will lead a 10 mile moderate plus walk from Belthorn.  Meeting at Kay Street car park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 9.30 am from the Dog Inn community pub/café/restaurant in Belthorn (SD 716246, or N53:43:04 (53.717830), W2:25:49 (-2.430321)) – red pin on map below).  Postcode BB1 2NN gets you very close.  Free parking in the pub car park. Dogs are allowed only on our Thursday evening walks, if the leader agrees in advance. This is for the safety & wellbeing of all...

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Wed 25 July – Clough Head, Haslingden – all welcome

Wed 25 July – Clough Head, Haslingden – all welcome

On Wednesday 25 July, Rob (07733 398915) will lead a 10 mile moderate walk from Clough Head Visitor Centre on Grane Road (B6232) in Haslingden.  Meeting at the upper car park at Whitaker Park in Rawtenstall at 9.00 am, the walk itself will commence at 9.30 am from the free car park at the Visitor Centre  (SD 75083 23143, N53:42:15 (53.704117), W2:22:44 (-2.378920) – red pin on map below).  A suitable post code is not available.  The walk will take in Calf Hey, Broadhead, and the Naze. Dogs are allowed only on our Thursday evening...

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Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

Keeping abreast of all things Rossie Ramblers

In recent times I have tried to make sure that you all know what is happening by putting on a ‘Pssst’ post that points out upcoming social and other events. Despite this, I gather that one or two people did not know the BBQ date, for instance, and consequently missed a thoroughly ‘good do’ and a fund raising opportunity. Of course, to see what is happening, and to read the ‘Pssst’ post, one has to visit our site, which some of our members are obviously not doing, or are not doing often enough.  For those of...

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Interesting things coming up – update

Interesting things coming up – update

With so many different things on our site now, and with the consequential sub-divisions of ‘Latest News’, it is easy to miss things, hence this ‘heads up’ post. So, under the Latest News tab, click on ‘Social Events’ for a report of the Roy Orbison tribute night and meal, and for the report of the recent BBQ, which raised £173 for NW Air Ambulance. Under the same tab, click on ‘Committee’ for the minutes of the meeting help on 24 April.  Lots of interesting stuff in there!  Note that the date...

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Advance Notice – Friday 31 August ~ Linear Walk from Rawtenstall to Manchester

Advance Notice – Friday 31 August ~ Linear Walk from Rawtenstall to Manchester

On Friday, 31 August Derek (0747 5300 007) will lead a walk of around 23 miles, with approximately 295 metres of ascent, not that you will notice it! Don’t Panic ~ bear with and read on! This walk will start from outside the ‘East Lancashire Railway Station’ at 8:30 am ~ facilities available at Tesco nearby. Our route will primarily follow the ‘Irwell Sculpture Trail’, but do not expect to see all the sculptures. For those that do not feel up to the challenge, then please consider joining us at Bury. The leg from Bury to...

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