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Shatterford Bottom RR now 30st August

22/08/2016

CHANGE OF DATE. The Southern Regional Ramble is now on Tuesday 30th August SHATTERFORD BOTTOM LOOP (2), NEW FOREST, HAMPSHIRE. This is a new route near Lyndhurst in the New Forest which takes us through all aspects of the area, heathland with heather in full bloom, Shatterford Bottom itself is a swampy bog with pools […]

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Bredon Hill Rambles

27/07/2016

These two rambles last Friday and Monday were so popular that Andy is running them again in August. See Photos for more.    

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Lancashire Tramper Trek

10/07/2016
Lancashire Tramper Trek

Lancashire Rangers are supporting a walking event at New Laund Farm at Whitewell near Clitheroe with loan Trampers available. This is a two day event – Monday 1st or Tuesday 2nd August with the guided walks taking place over beautiful farmland in the Hodder Valley. Find out about farming and conservation and – weather permitting! […]

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North York Moors

08/07/2016

  We have just done two lovely rambles from Guisborough Forest Walkway to Roseberry Topping and Highcliffe Nab.  See Photos Thanks to Vic & Leslie and Ian  

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Northern Tour off to a Sunny Start

04/07/2016
Northern Tour off to a Sunny Start

A lovely day in the Yorkshire Dales at Grimwith Reservoir.  See Photos for more.

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Horsham Riverside Walk 16th July

16/06/2016

HORSHAM RIVERSIDE WALK –  SATURDAY 16th JULY 2016   Why not join us on this unusual day out exploring the outer limits of Horsham, a delightful market town in West Sussex.  It passes through many different, picturesque and interesting areas – countryside, parks, nature reserves – and follows the River Arun and other water courses […]

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Second Two Cotswold Rambles

11/06/2016

Cleeve Hill & Common and Foxcote to Hidcote rambles rounded off our Cotswold Tour. See Photos.

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Bredon Hill Ramble

07/06/2016
Bredon Hill Ramble

Great to see Robin back towing the trailer up this rather steep & rutted track.  More at Photos And Video  

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Beckford Hill Ramble

06/06/2016
Beckford Hill Ramble

  A wonderfully hot day with views to die for.  See Photos. And Video  

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AGM & Cornwall ramble photos

16/05/2016

Photos from the AGM and Cornwall rambles can be seen at Photos

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DR Rescue Man From Hillside

12/05/2016
DR Rescue Man From Hillside

The Disabled Ramblers set out from Bissoe Bike Chain and rambled along the Cornish Coast-to-Coast path to the Poldice Valley.  During our return after lunch, at about 14:15, we heard cries for help coming from the hillside above.  Five of our walkers scrambled up loose scree to find out what was happening.  A man, Paul […]

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Jane Brittain

27/03/2016
Jane Brittain

Jane Brittain passed away on 24th March 2016.  She was a practising Solicitor when in August 1984 she was knocked off her bike and confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life. It didn’t stop her doing many things including travelling around the world including trips to Japan, South Africa, Russia and America. […]

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Snowdonia Regional Ramble 2nd May

25/03/2016

Join Terry Taylor on this May Day ramble in Snowdonia: Ogwen Visitor Centre to Ogwen Bank Falls, Bethesda. To join the ramble contact Terry on thatterrytaylor@yahoo.co.uk Details: A ‘there-and-back’ ramble,(mostly on a tarmac surface) of some length, but little ‘technical’ difficulty, from the very dramatic Ogwen Bank Falls, (especially after heavy rain!) to the impressive mountain […]

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Eric Hindmarsh

22/03/2016
Eric Hindmarsh

Sad news of Eric’s death on the 12th March, he came on several Southern regional rambles and really loved coming into the New Forest with his beautiful dog, Ben. He was a very laid back, cheerful and friendly person and a pleasure to have around, he had hoped to join us again this year and […]

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Mary Grant

15/03/2016
Mary Grant

We are deeply saddened to learn that Mary Grant passed away this morning at 9 o’clock our time. She had become increasingly ill and went to spend the last months of her life with her family in New York.  Mary had been a member since 2007; a familiar figure on rambles, with a kindly word […]

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Accommodation for Snowdonia Tour

13/03/2016

A member offers this accommodation for the Snowdonia Rambles in September: “I have a static caravan in Maenan Abbey, Llanrwst,North Wales. I can offer a small room in the ‘van to anyone (preferably ladies) who can manage 4 steps with handrails/ all level inside of course.” Please contact Shirl, our Accommodation Officer if interested:  essexshirl@hotmail.com

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DR on BBC Farming Today

12/03/2016
DR on BBC Farming Today

Our Chairman, Arthur Lee, was interviewed by the BBC for “Farming Today This Week”. You can hear it at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b072zjpc Arthur, Jo and Barny on Broad Down, Malvern Hills

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Accommodation Available for Snowdonia Rambles

01/03/2016

Would you like to share a 5* self-catering cottage in Snowdonia for the rambles this September? One of our male DR members has booked the cottage for the week and is looking to share the cost. First-floor twin-bedded room available.  The Joys of Life Bed and Breakfast and Holiday Cottages The Joys of Life Country […]

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David Cooper

25/02/2016
David Cooper

“With great sadness, we must tell you that David Cooper, a Disabled Rambler for many years, died at Sobell House Hospice, Oxford on Monday 22 February 2016.    David bravely decided not to consent to an operation that would have worsened his disability.  In one last effort to help others with MS, David donated his body […]

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See Terry Taylor at Llanberis Film Festival

25/02/2016

Before his stroke, Terry was a well-respected International Mountain Guide. He will be appearing at the Llanberis Mountain Film Festival which is to be held over the weekend 4th to 6th March. The weekend is packed with interesting films from a wide range of adventurous people and will be well worth a visit.   If […]

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