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Lowther RR

09/10/2014
Lowther RR

  A lovely day out on the Lowther Estate for this Cumbria Regional Ramble.  See Photos for more information and photos.

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Scorton & Egret’s Way RRs

02/10/2014
Scorton & Egret’s Way RRs

The lovely September weather deserted us as we met in the woods by Wyresdale Hall for the last Tramper Trek of the season but it did not dampen our spirits.  Eileen See Photos for more ———————————————————————————————————————————————- To celebrate the opening of the Egrets Way, 9 scooters and 3 walkers turned up including Sue, the Secretary […]

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Andrew Cross & Clive Leach

25/09/2014

We are very sad to report the sudden death, early this morning, of Andrew Cross. Andrew had been working alongside Eileen Tomlinson for the last couple of years, organising regional rambles in Lancashire. He embraced the Disabled Ramblers with his heart and soul, helping other members to get to rambles and with loading and unloading in […]

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Devon Rambles & 2 RRs

19/09/2014
Devon Rambles & 2 RRs

  Photos of the  seven rambles of our Devon Tour plus two Regional Rambles are now on the Photos page. We had a fantastic group of ramblers with us in Devon to go with the unbelievably good weather. It didn’t rain during the day – until we were on our way back home today.  

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Rowsham Ramble Cancelled

27/08/2014

Gavin regrets that the ramble & BBQ planned for this Saturday 30th August has had to be cancelled.  

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Heather Trundle RR

25/08/2014
Heather Trundle RR

SOUTHERN REGIONAL RAMBLE HEATHER TRUNDLE, SHATTERFORD BOTTOM, NEW FOREST – 23RD AUGUST 2014 This was a new route through an area of heathland, ancient woodland and inclosures – principally to see the heather in bloom but also to savour the lovely atmosphere and forest landscape along the way. The New Forest offers much diversity of […]

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Knott End and Preesall RR

24/08/2014
Knott End and Preesall RR

We set off along the River Wyre until we could go no further. Then across the golf course – it was Lady’s day as it was Thursday.   Then onto the salt marshes, along sea defences, onto farms and forgotten tracks leading to a disused small gauge train track known as the Pilling Pig. We carried on along […]

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Cumbria RR in October

14/08/2014

Thursday 2nd October Lowther Castle 6 miles, Cat 2 There will be a regional ramble at Lowther Castle, south of Penrith on the A6, on Thursday 2nd October 2014. This ramble will be 6 miles long, Category 2, on good estate roads so is ideal for anyone who has not rambled with us before. There will be toilet facilities […]

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Southern RRs for September

13/08/2014

FRIDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2014 – CREAM TEA RAMBLE/BOLDERWOOD TO ACRES DOWN, New Forest. This is over beautiful tracks through the forest, half way destination is a cream tea at Acres Down Farm.  Loos at start, lunch and finish. Then continue on cycle tracks back to Bolderwood after lunch.  Approx 7 miles.  Cat 2+ (in places).   […]

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Northern Regional Ramble 11th September

13/08/2014

Regional Ramble along The Teesdale railway path on Thursday 11th September. The ramble will take us along the railway path as far as the Balder Viaduct in one direction and Mickleton in the other. The path is generally flat with some short sharp inclines(where the bridges over roads etc. are no longer in place). Unlike […]

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Upcoming Regional Rambles

05/08/2014

Our Regional Rambles Organisers have been very busy organising the following for you. Please go to Regional Rambles for more details. There is also now a Calendar on our web with some of the details on which you might be able to link to your own calendar. AUGUST This Thursday 7th Coombe Hill, near Wendover […]

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Wayland’s Smithy & Mikes Wood

04/08/2014
Wayland’s Smithy & Mikes Wood

Leaving from the Dutch style Ashdown House built in 1662 by Earl William Craven as a house fit for the queen he loved, Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia, we wandered through the deciduous woodland of the estate before taking to Green Lanes leading to the Ridgeway and Wayland’s Smithy where we were well entertained by National […]

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Tarnbrook Fell Regional Ramble

26/07/2014
Tarnbrook Fell Regional Ramble

What a magnificent day, clear blue skies and a gentle breeze just look at those photos! Eleven scooters and an army of walkers set off back along the tarmacked track.   After a short rest in the shade of farm buildings we headed out on to open fells. We had now been going for about three […]

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Ilmington to Hidcote RR

25/07/2014
Ilmington to Hidcote RR

Leaving Ilmington, we quickly gained enough height to catch a breeze, so an otherwise hot day was just right, and some great views began to unfold. Before heading for Hidcote Gardens, we stopped at Foxcote House, where we were treated to coffee and biscuits in the beautiful grounds. Many thanks to Nigel and his team. […]

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Snowdonia Regional Rambles

22/07/2014
Snowdonia Regional Rambles

  Terry has just organised and led two wonderful rambles in Snowdonia – Beddgelert Forest and Roman Road.  See Photos

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Regional Ramble Week

20/07/2014

This week there are five Regional Rambles: Monday 21st July: Beddgelert Forest, Snowdonia.   Tuesday 22nd July: Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire The Roman Road, Snowdonia   Wednesday 23rd July: Ilmington, Warwickshire   Thursday 24th July: Tarnbrook Fell, Lancashire   See Regional Rambles for details or contact rambles@disabledramblers.co.uk      

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Riparian Ramble

18/07/2014
Riparian Ramble

As with all rambles we were hoping desperately for good weather – and luckily, it was perfect!!!  12 scooters and 4 walkers started off at the car park of The White Swan pub, right alongside the river and very popular in the area with locals because of the beautiful river flowing alongside. See Photos for […]

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Fundraising for DR

15/07/2014
Fundraising for DR

Every year Sue and Ted Jeffery hold a golf tournament and barbecue to celebrate their wedding anniversary. This year, the 21stanniversary, all the evening guests were told they could eat drink and dance all night in exchange for a donation to Disabled Ramblers. It worked out well and £240 is on its way to DR. […]

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Disability Awareness Day

14/07/2014
Disability Awareness Day

Members of the Disabled Ramblers were out supporting our cause yesterday at Warrington’s Disability Awareness Day.  Thanks to Andrew Cross for the photos.  

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Captain George Power

14/07/2014
Captain George Power

28th June 1919 – 30th June 2014  We are sad to report the death of Captain Power. An enthusiastic rambler and traveler, he covered over 7,000 miles on his Tramper TWS, one of the first to leave the factory.

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