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*Rob O’Nions

25/07/2017
*Rob O’Nions

  Mike Kirby, one of our long-standing members, has let me know that “Sadly Rob O’Nions also known as  onions / Bob /  Unz,  an MS sufferer, passed away Saturday 22nd July after several health problems”.  Rob was a member from 2001 to 2005. Mike goes on to tell us “Rob and another friend bought […]

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*Brecon Beacons Rambles Photos

23/07/2017
*Brecon Beacons Rambles Photos

Photos of week of varied rambles in the Brecon Beacons led by Arthur can now be seen at Photos

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*Malverns & New Forest RRs

05/07/2017
*Malverns & New Forest RRs

Val & Bob led a lovely ramble in the New Forest while John took a small but intrepid group up “The Gullet” See Photos for more.

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* Glentress Forest

15/06/2017
* Glentress Forest

A select group of ramblers first drove 1½ miles gaining 500 feet of height to the Buzzards Nest car park on the summit of Cardie Hill. The ramble route took us up and down along the edge of the forest with great views over the Tweed Valley and the town of Peebles. Lunch was at […]

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* Two Rambles at Hadrian’s Wall

14/06/2017

    Two great days of rambling at Hadrian’s Wall in much improved weather.  On Monday we rambled from Walltown Quarry Country Park to Cawfield Quarry picnic site and on Tuesday we visited Housesteads Roman Fort and Hadrian’s Wall and had an excellent Roman History talk from Veronica.  See Photos for more.

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* Sutton Bank Ramble

10/06/2017
* Sutton Bank Ramble

  A lovely day rambling from Sutton Bank Visitor Centre thanks to Ian and Flora. See Photos for more.    

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* Old Byland to Rievaulx Abbey

08/06/2017
* Old Byland to Rievaulx Abbey

  At last a break in the weather gave us a great ramble along lanes and tracks – and the chance to play in a couple of fords. See photos for more.

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* More Excitement on Rievaulx Moor

06/06/2017
* More Excitement on Rievaulx Moor

With ‘puddles’ up to the axle and water in the electrics we had more than enough excitement today.  See Photos for more.  

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* Stoughton Down RR & Rosedale Railway

05/06/2017
* Stoughton Down RR & Rosedale Railway

What a difference a couple of days make with the weather.  Val & Bob’s ramble from Stoughton Down to Kingley Vale was done in glorious weather while three days later Ian’s ramble along the Rosedale Railway from the Lion Inn on the North York Moors was rather wet – to say the least! See more […]

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* Dr Mike Bruton MBE

26/05/2017
* Dr Mike Bruton MBE

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that our President and Founder Member, Dr Mike Bruton MBE, died in the afternoon of Wednesday 24th May having suffered from several bouts of pneumonia and a short period of time in hospital.   His son, Roger, tells me: Dad passed away peacefully at […]

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* Aston to Henley Ramble

26/05/2017
* Aston to Henley Ramble

A warm (some said hot!) sunny day saw us ramble gently along the banks for the River Thames from Aston to Henley on Thames with a stop at the Little Angel pub for tea and ice-creams. Many thanks to Ali, chair of Henley & Dorking Ramblers for organising a lovely day out.  See Photos for […]

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* Notts & Derbyshire Rambles

22/05/2017
* Notts & Derbyshire Rambles

The forecast of thunder and rain proved false and, apart from a few showers, these four rambles, led by Judy & Bernard, were a wonderful success.  See Photos for more.

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* Peter Flick

21/05/2017
* Peter Flick

We were very sad to hear of the recent death of Peter Flick, our Regional Rep in Devon.  He was a member of Disabled Ramblers for ten years and organised a number of rambles for us in Devon and Cornwall, both on a National and Regional basis.    Peter was a great character, very bluff […]

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* Snowdonia Regional Rambles

10/05/2017
* Snowdonia Regional Rambles

Thanks Terry for running two excellent rambles in great weather in the Nant Ffrancon Valley and Penmachno Forest.  See Photos for more

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* Angmering Bluebell Ramble

04/05/2017
* Angmering Bluebell Ramble

  The Estate grounds at present are a mass of bluebells and it is a real treat to pass through the woods to see them.  We found a lovely little coppice to have our coffee break sitting among a blue sea of these lovely iconic spring flowers, and we then proceeded along the bridleways to […]

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* Southern Regional/Local Rambles in West Sussex and Hampshire

22/04/2017

Monday 1st May – West Sussex…Angmering Woods, nr Arundel.  BLUEBELL ramble through beautiful varied woodland paths and tracks on this lovely estate. 6/7 miles.  2+ Friday 2nd June – West Sussex…Stoughton Down to Kingley Vale, Nr Chichester, approx 6 miles.   2+ Monday 3rd July – Hampshire…Knightwood Oak to Anderwood, New Forest.  approx 6 miles. […]

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* Abraham’s Valley Ramble

04/04/2017
* Abraham’s Valley Ramble

Great to be joined on our second ramble on Cannock chase by Allie Pennington (pictured on the right) and Laura May, our two speakers at our AGM. See more at Photos    

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* A Sunny Day on Cannock Chase

02/04/2017
* A Sunny Day on Cannock Chase

A great start to our 2017 season with 19 scooters out on the Chase. See Photos for more

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* Rambles in Snowdonia May 8th & 9th

28/02/2017
* Rambles in Snowdonia May 8th & 9th

Terry is offering two great rambles this May in Snowdonia: Monday 8th May. Ogwen Visitor Centre to Bethesda. 8 miles. Cat 2 but a steep hill at the end so you need a good battery!! Tuesday 9th May. Penmachno Forest. 8 miles. Cat 2 to Cat 2+ For full details contact rambles@disabledramblers.co.uk

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* Malvern Hills RR

14/12/2016
* Malvern Hills RR

The Malvern Hills are a mecca for Midland folk and on this sunny December day what better place was there to be than on the summit of Worcestershire Beacon.  To see more go to Photos.

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