DR Rambles

Relating to rambles organised by the DR

Farley Mount RR

24/04/2014
Farley Mount RR

  Southern Regional Ramble at Farley Mount, near Winchester, Hampshire Easter Monday 21t April 2014 This ramble was lucky all the way, the days either side of Easter Monday were very wet and cold in Hampshire, but on the day of the ramble it dawned with beautiful sunshine.  9 of us attended, and full marks […]

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DR on BBC News

22/04/2014
DR on BBC News

  As some of you might have seen, the Disabled Ramblers have been on BBC News several times in the last couple of days.  You can see the clip here (until the BBC remove it): http://www.live.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27100367

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Easter Monday Ramble near Winchester

14/04/2014
Easter Monday Ramble near Winchester

Val is running a regional ramble on Easter Monday 21st April at FARLEY MOUNT & BLUEBELL WOOD, nr Hursley,  WINCHESTER Cat 2+, 6.5 miles This is a varied ramble, along the Clarendon Way in parts, with superb landscape views over central Hampshire  from Farley Mount,  the interesting monument at Beacon Hill,  nr Hursley, Winchester, Hants, It […]

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Calder Vale Regional Ramble

14/04/2014
Calder Vale Regional Ramble

Last Thursday, Eileen and Andrew ran their second Lancashire Regional Ramble along Calder Vale

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Sutton Park RR

03/04/2014
Sutton Park RR

A peaceful day’s rambling in Sutton Park near Birmingham.

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Lancs RR 10th April

03/04/2014

Eileen & Andy are running a Regional Ramble in Calder Vale in conjunction with Lancashire Rangers. Lovely landscape signs of spring around the picturesque village of Calder Vale and the surrounding area with the countryside rangers. The walk covers fairly steep terrain and uses rough tracks. Grade: Moderate/Hard. See Regional Rambles for full details

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Wyre Estuary Regional Ramble

02/04/2014
Wyre Estuary Regional Ramble

Eileen and Andrew ran the first Lancashire Regional Ramble today.  See their write-up and photos at 2014 Photos

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Ilmington Regional Ramble

31/03/2014
Ilmington Regional Ramble

Eileen ran her first Warwickshire Regional Ramble at Ilmington on Friday with 10 intrepid ramblers who enjoyed a mixture of sunshine and thunderstorms. See 2014 Photos for more details and pictures

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Tarnbrook Fell 24th July Lancashire Regional Ramble

09/03/2014
Tarnbrook Fell 24th July Lancashire Regional Ramble

  Thursday 24th July 2014.Tarnbrook Fell near Abbystead.  Book with Eileen Tomlinson: treasurer@disabledramblers.co.uk 10 for 10.30am start. Finish approx. 4pm This ramble is still being checked out so Cat 3 / 3+; Distance 3 to 5 miles. Long steep track over grouse moor up to shooting lodge (shack).  Landowners permission has been granted.  Special area for Hen Harriers Experienced Tramper or […]

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Sutton Park, Birmingham, Regional Ramble

08/03/2014
Sutton Park, Birmingham, Regional Ramble

Thursday 3rd April 2014. Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.   Cat 2. About 5 miles. Sutton Park has 2,000 acres to explore by numerous paths. There are areas of heathland, ancient woods, lakes and fields grazed by ponies.  We aim to take a circuit around the park taking in many of the different areas.  For more information […]

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Lancashire Regional Ramble 2nd April

06/03/2014
Lancashire Regional Ramble 2nd April

Eileen and Andy are running a Regional Ramble along the Wyre Estuary on Wednesday 2nd April 2014. Cat 2 (flat and level but muddy!) 6.8 miles. This is a coastal ramble from Wyre Estuary Country Park with views across the estuary and plenty of wild flowers and birds. We plan to do a figure of […]

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Warwickshire Regional Ramble 28th March

28/02/2014
Warwickshire Regional Ramble 28th March

On Friday 28th March,  we have the first Warwickshire DR regional ramble around Ilmington and the Foxcote estate on the northern edge of the Cotswolds.  We’ll start by looking around the village of Ilmington, where there will be toilets but not disabled access ones, and set off uphill towards the Foxcote estate. Views will be […]

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Herefordshire Ridgeway Reccy

20/02/2014
Herefordshire Ridgeway Reccy

Our rambles are often checked out several times and, as we had a dry and sunny day at last, we went to see what the rains had done to the Herefordshire Ridgeway Ramble. Initially categorised as a 2, on Sunday it was very much a Cat 3. Lets hope the mud has dried out and […]

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Preston Regional Ramble

11/02/2014
Preston Regional Ramble

Lancashire Regional Ramble – 10th February 2014 We had an impromptu ramble through to Brockholes Nature Reserve near Preston on what must be the best day of the year so far! Swollen rivers, heavy rain and  frost had made the decision to do the ramble very difficult – We changed earlier plans for Tuesday to Monday […]

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New Forest ramble round Val’s patch!

05/02/2014
New Forest ramble round Val’s patch!

THURSDAY 6th MARCH See Regional Rambles page for details    Reccy for Regional Ramble: On the first nice day for what seems weeks we decided to bite the bullet and get out on the scooters to do a reccy in the New Forest.  It is totally waterlogged at present, but most of the tracks are passable […]

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Sizergh, Lancashire Regional Ramble

29/01/2014

Eileen and Andrew are running a ramble at Sizergh Castle on Sunday 1st June.  This is the day before our ramble at Leighton Moss and only a few miles north. Cat 2, about 6 miles.  Around the estate, down lanes and across fields. Lovely views. The house and café are open to the public. See the […]

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Burley Regional Ramble

18/01/2014
Burley Regional Ramble

     SOUTHERN REGIONAL RAMBLES. BURLEY, NEW FOREST, 16TH JANUARY 2014. Winter rambles are always challenging, it’s always quite an effort to make yourself get out into the cold, but this year has been so wet it’s even more difficult to get motivated – however, 5 of us did turn up for this ramble – which […]

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Stonehenge Winter Solstice Ramble Cancelled

12/12/2013

The Regional Ramble planned for Saturday 21st December at Stonehenge has been cancelled due to car parking problems.  The solstice will still happen though!

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New Forest – New Year Ramble

24/11/2013

Val is running a Regional Ramble on Thursday 16 January 2014 – Welcome in the New Year in Burley, New Forest. Please go to the Regional Rambles page for details. And don’t forget these too: THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER – CHRISTMAS LUNCH @ CRAB & LOBSTER, nr PAGHAM HARBOUR. SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER – WINTER SOLSTICE AT […]

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Wisley Regional Ramble

14/11/2013
Wisley Regional Ramble

Please go to Photos to see more of Val’s latest exploits

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