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*September Regional Ramble – Henley on Thames

03/10/2018
*September Regional Ramble – Henley on Thames

To see more photos please click here. Henley on Thames ramble with The Ramblers – 30th September 2018 Lucy has been working with Henley & Goring Ramblers group over this last year to try to get the message out that there are plenty of rambling opportunities for the disabled of Henley and area to access […]

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*September Regional Ramble – Shearwater to Heaven’s Gate

03/10/2018
*September Regional Ramble – Shearwater to Heaven’s Gate

Click here for more photos. N.B. We will be re-running this ramble as part of our National Ramble Programme next year! SHEARWATER TO HEAVEN’S GATE REGIONAL RAMBLE This was to be my first foray into running a ramble, so I was quite nervous leading up to the day. I discovered the ramble earlier in the […]

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*September Regional Ramble – Market Bosworth

29/09/2018
*September Regional Ramble –  Market Bosworth

 For more photos please click the link. Ten of us set off, on a beautiful sunny morning, from Market Bosworth Country Park on the Leicester Round.  We passed closely by the lake, where we saw a large heron. In the wooded area after the park we met a group of Nuneaton Ramblers who stopped for […]

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*September National Rambles – Northumberland and the Scottish Borders

26/09/2018
*September National Rambles – Northumberland and the Scottish Borders

  For all the photos please click on the link. Ramble One on Blanchland Moor, on Monday, free of grouse shooting, was breezy and sunny with great views across the moors.  At the top we lunched in style out of the wind inside the shooting lodge but had to abandon erecting the toilet tent before it […]

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*Malvern Hills Ramble

07/09/2018
*Malvern Hills Ramble

Starting from the Wyche car park we climbed steadily and fairly steeply to the summit of Worcestershire Beacon for our tea break.  The clear and sunny sky gave us stunning views all around, stretching for miles.  Descending north to the col between Worcestershire Beacon and the Sugarloaf led us on to Lady Howard de Walden’s […]

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*Shear Water Ramble

02/09/2018

Friday 21st September Shear Water to Heaven’s Gate, Crockerton Wiltshire. A Ramble of 5 miles, Cat 3 Shear Water lake is a beautiful lake on the Longleat Estate, the lake path is a tar road.  There are lots of different water fowl on the lake.  On our reccy, we saw Grebes, Canada Geese and plenty […]

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*Market Bosworth Ramble

02/09/2018

Wednesday 26th September 2018 Market Bosworth Ramble 7 miles Cat 2+ Our ramble begins at Market Bosworth Country Park and follows the long distance ‘Leicester Round’ footpath.  There are excellent views across the Leicestershire countryside as we climb up to the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage site where Richard III fought for his crown and lost his […]

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*Angela Wynn, May 2018

31/08/2018
*Angela Wynn, May 2018

I’m sorry to have to tell you of the death of Angela Wynn in May this year. She was a remarkable person, very much involved in the creation of the Fladbury easy Access Path, which starts and ends at her home. David has sent the following message: ‘Angela was such a support to me and […]

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*Malvern Hills Ramble 7th September

30/08/2018
*Malvern Hills Ramble 7th September

On next Friday 7th September we are running a ramble on the Malvern Hills, Worcestershire. 5.5 miles, Cat 3-. 10:00 for a 10:30 start. Starting from the Wyche Cutting, we climb to the summit of Worcestershire Beacon (the highest point in the county) before descending to Lady de Walden’s Drive which takes us all the […]

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*David Parker

24/08/2018
*David Parker

Sad news of the passing of David Parker, who had been a member for three years. Hugh and Jill, our Northumberland Regional Reps, have written to say that: David lived near Newcastle.  Despite suffering from respiratory problems he joined us in a number of local Rambles as well as taking part in national rambles. He […]

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*August Regional Ramble – Chanctonbury

23/08/2018
*August Regional Ramble – Chanctonbury

A regional ramble round Chanctonbury Ring, an iron age hill fort on the West Sussex Downs. Click here to see more information and photos.

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*August Regional Ramble – Goring

13/08/2018
*August Regional Ramble – Goring

A  regional ramble through beautiful countryside and magnificent skies! For details and photos click here.

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*August Reccie at Woburn Abbey

10/08/2018
*August Reccie at Woburn Abbey

  A great day out in the grounds of Woburn Abbey, reccie-ing for a full ramble when we’re ready. Lots to see including many and different kinds of deer, buzzards and red kites. Lovely open country but shady areas too. Click here to see the photos.

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*July Regional Ramble – Arundel River, Lake and Wetlands

24/07/2018
*July Regional Ramble – Arundel River, Lake and Wetlands

A slightly different ramble because it was based in the quaint town of Arundel, rather than in our usual open countryside  – click here to see the photos and report form our trusty leaders, Val and Bob.

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*July Regional Ramble – Rickmansworth

18/07/2018
*July Regional Ramble – Rickmansworth

A really enjoyable ramble in South West Hertfordshire, led by Lucy.  See report and photos here.

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*July National Rambles – Exmoor and the Quantock Hills

18/07/2018
*July National Rambles – Exmoor and the Quantock Hills

A fantastic week of four rambles in the South West, led by Linda and all our trusty helpers. See reports and photos here.

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*Elwyn Davies

22/06/2018
*Elwyn Davies

  I’m sorry to have to let you know of the death of Elwyn Davies. Elwyn was a member of the Disabled Ramblers from 2007 to 2013.  I only met him once or twice and remember that he was always cheerful. He is pictured on the ramble we did for Countryfile on Offa’s Dyke. Please […]

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*Graffham Ramble

13/06/2018
*Graffham Ramble

  Graffham Regional Ramble – 12th June 2018 A lovely sunny day saw 12 of us scooterists and 5 walkers, including Matt the Ranger for that area,  set off up the South Downs Way towards the Graffham Nature Reserve(s), these are 6 seperate little reserves off the SDW which are wildflower meadows with rare wildlife, […]

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*Victor Prince

23/05/2018
*Victor Prince

  I’m so sorry to tell you of the death of Victor Prince. Vic joined DR in 2013, shortly after a diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease and he and his wife Lesley were very active ramblers for several years. On Mon 21st May, after increasing problems with his breathing, his life support was turned off. […]

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*Derbyshire Ramble Reports & Photos

21/05/2018
*Derbyshire Ramble Reports & Photos

A fantastic week of four rambles in Derbyshire thanks to the hard work of Judy, Bernard and all our helpers.  See the reports and photos here

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