DR Rambles

Relating to rambles organised by the DR

*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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*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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*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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*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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