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*May19 – Regional Ramble – Bluebells in Angmering, West Sussex

11/05/2019
*May19 – Regional Ramble – Bluebells in Angmering, West Sussex

To see more photos please click here Southern Regional Rambles – Angmering Bluebell Ramble – Friday 3rd May 2019. In spite of a bad weather forecast our ramble day dawned cloudy but dry, we were lucky to have the use of the overflow “bluebell” car park which made it much easier to park and unload, […]

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* April 19 Regional Ramble – Pondhead Bluebells in the New Forest, Lyndhurst

02/05/2019
* April 19 Regional Ramble  – Pondhead Bluebells in the New Forest, Lyndhurst

To see more photos, click here. Disabled Ramblers -Southern Regional Rambles – Pondhead Bluebells, New Forest – 26th April 2019. Pondhead Inclosure is one of our favourite places, it is now a charity called Pondhead Conservation Trust and is run entirely by volunteers (as is DR of course) with the aim of restoring the hazel […]

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*April 19 National Ramble – Bradgate Park, Newton Linford, Leicestershire

15/04/2019
*April 19 National Ramble – Bradgate Park, Newton Linford, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park           For more photos, click here Today Michael Miller, friend of member Chris Southwood, joined us and he told us about the history of the area as we rambled alongside the River Lin.  Soon we left the road climbing up a grassy track, where the deer were behind the […]

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*April 19 National Ramble – Beacon Hill, Leicestershire

14/04/2019
*April 19 National Ramble – Beacon Hill, Leicestershire

Beacon Hill                For more photos, click here  On Thursday a large group of members set off on a bright sunny but rather cold day, which warmed up as the day went on.  We travelled around the park through the woodlands, which boasts one of the highest points in […]

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*April 19 National Ramble – Calke Abbey Leicestershire

14/04/2019
*April 19 National Ramble  – Calke Abbey Leicestershire

Calke Abbey – 9th April                  To see more photos, click here On a chilly overcast morning, we set off towards the Abbey for a photo call before leaving the traffic onto the grassy pathways uphill towards the Tramway Trail which was built between 1799 and 1802.  Coffee […]

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*April National Ramble – Donisthorpe Woodland Park, Leicestershire

14/04/2019
*April National Ramble – Donisthorpe Woodland Park, Leicestershire

Donisthorpe Woodland Park                For more photos click here On a bright, sunny but cold, morning a large group of 30 scooter riders and walkers met and in Donisthorpe Woodland Park, which is in the National Forest in Leicestershire.  This area was a formally a colliery now reclaimed into […]

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*March 2019 Regional Ramble – Linwood Loop, New Forest

03/04/2019
*March 2019  Regional Ramble – Linwood Loop, New Forest

To see more photos please click here. Southern Regional Rambles –  Linwood Loop, New Forest, Hampshire – 30th March 2019 Another lovely day dawns for our ramble around the Linwood area of the New Forest.  We had 9 booked to come so a good crowd plus we were pleased to welcome Suzi Shilling from the National […]

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*March 2019 Regional Ramble – Widewater Lagoon, Shoreham to Worthing Pier

03/04/2019
*March 2019 Regional Ramble  – Widewater Lagoon, Shoreham to Worthing Pier

  To see more photos please click here.           Widewater to Worthing Pier – 25th March 2019 Couldn’t believe our luck!!  A really beautiful day, a little nippy to start off with but soon warmed up and showed the coastal scenery off to full advantage.  7 of us left from Widewater […]

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*National Parks 70th Anniversary Ramble

24/03/2019
*National Parks 70th Anniversary Ramble

70 years ago the act to establish National Parks was passed by parliament. In celebration, members of the Disabled Ramblers took part in a ramble from Castleton to Mam Tor in the Peak District together with other disabled ramblers and many walkers. The event was filmed for a future edition of Countryfile. Judy says, ” […]

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*February 19 Regional Ramble – Burley Byeways

01/03/2019
*February 19 Regional Ramble  – Burley Byeways

For more photos, please use the link here. Southern Regional Ramble – Burley Byeways – 25th February 2019 We were so lucky to choose this day as it was within the timescale of the record breaking temperatures for February and was really warm with perfect blue skies.  9 of us met at Burley, plus 2 […]

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*February Regional Ramble – Down Link Section 2 – from Partridge Green

21/02/2019
*February Regional Ramble – Down Link Section 2 – from Partridge Green

  To see more photos please click the link here Southern Regional Ramble – Downs Link Section 2 – from Partridge Green, nr Horsham, West Sussex A dry, but dull, start from an Industrial Estate in Partridge Green in West Sussex. We had kindly been given permission to use one of the business’s car park […]

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*January Regional Ramble – Hatchet Pond to East Boldre New Forest

29/01/2019
*January Regional Ramble –  Hatchet Pond to East Boldre New Forest

  To see more photos please click the link here Southern Regional Ramble – Hatchet Pond to East Boldre via Turfcutters Arms, nr Beaulieu, New Forest.  – 19th January 2019. What a forecast!!  Rain showers all day and cold, it put 4 of our valiant members off but as we were leading the ramble we […]

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*December Regional Ramble – Deerleap to Beaulieu Rd Pony Sales

10/12/2018
*December Regional Ramble – Deerleap to Beaulieu Rd Pony Sales

Please click here for more photos This was a ramble we had wanted to do for a long time, so we took the plunge and put it on as a winter regional ramble – even though it was the last auction of the season.  Weather is the crucial thing, as we all know, and luckily […]

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* New Forest Ramble 6th December

06/11/2018

Southern Regional Ramble – Thursday 6th December from Deerleap to Beaulieu Road Pony Sales, New Forest, Hampshire.   Weather permitting, join us for this interesting and scenic ramble through the New Forest to view the Beaulieu Road Pony Sales and see some of the New Forest Commoners, among others, as they go about their business […]

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*Parys Mountain

25/10/2018
*Parys Mountain

  On 23rd October Terry ran a ramble into the depths of the old copper mine in Parys Mountain, Anglesey.  His friend, Mal, tells us, “It went pretty well. Met at the main car park about half ten and left there about 11. Terry, Phil, Barry and Dave along with Janet, Celia, (Terry’s wife) and […]

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*October Regional Ramble – New Forest Walking Festival

22/10/2018
*October Regional Ramble – New Forest Walking Festival

To see more photos, please click here. New Forest Walking Festival – Churchplace Inclosure and Ashurst Woods – 17th October 2018 We ran this ramble on behalf of Disabled Ramblers for the New Forest Walking Festival and we had 9 proposed attendees, however – it rained!  Even so, we still had 7 scooterists turn up which […]

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*October National Ramble – Bolderwood to Cadman’s Pool

17/10/2018
*October National Ramble – Bolderwood to Cadman’s Pool

To see all the photos please click here. Bolderwood to Cadman’s Pool Great trepidation today – very wet according to the forecast – and sure enough it started off really bad, but by the time people started arriving to sign on it had stopped and it held off all day, much to our astonishment.  Bolderwood […]

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*October National Ramble – Wilverley Figure of Eight

17/10/2018
*October National Ramble – Wilverley Figure of Eight

To see all the photos please click here. Wilverley Figure of Eight Another lovely day for this really super ramble.  It’s a huge car park and there should be ample room, unfortunately, almost all the space got quickly filled up with another group, this time the New Forest Runners, so it was, in the end, […]

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*October National Ramble – Happy Cheese to Beaulieu Road Station

17/10/2018
*October National Ramble – Happy Cheese to Beaulieu Road Station

To see all the photos please click here. Happy Cheese to Beaulieu Road Station   A lovely day today for this varied ramble through Churchplace Inclosure at Ashurst and then across open green plains to Beaulieu Road Station.  As ever, parking is a problem and we had permission from the Happy Cheese pub at Ashurst […]

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*October National Ramble – Boltons Bench-Pondhead-The Ridge

17/10/2018
*October National Ramble – Boltons Bench-Pondhead-The Ridge

To see all the photos please click here Boltons Bench – Pondhead – The Ridge. We had an exceptional turnout today with 23 scooters and a very large number of walkers.  Bit of a grey day but dry so can’t moan at that!  Our first stop was at Pondhead Inclosure which is run by the […]

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