DR Rambles

Relating to rambles organised by the DR

*West Sussex Tour and Rambling on Mars

17/09/2017
*West Sussex Tour and Rambling on Mars

Parys Mountain (above), on Anglesey, is “Like rambling on Mars” says Terry. He hopes to run another ramble there next year – hope you can get there! Meanwhile, Val & Bob have finished their wonderful West Sussex Tour; the mud was a great highlight (below).  See Photos for the write-ups and lots more photos

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*West Sussex Rambles & Adventures

13/09/2017
*West Sussex Rambles & Adventures

Bare chalk when wet can be very exciting! See more of how our West Sussex rambles are going at Photos

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*Sculpture Trail RR

10/09/2017
*Sculpture Trail RR

A few photos from the Regional Ramble Andy led around the Sculpture Trail in the Forest of Dean last Tuesday:  

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*Pitsford Reservoir RR

06/09/2017
*Pitsford Reservoir RR

We met in the Visitors Centre car park at Pitsford a small but happy group of 2 scooters, 3 walkers joined later by Eileen Scannel her friend Jac and dog making a total of 3 scooters, 4 walkers and a dog.  See more at Photos

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*2 Southern RRs

23/08/2017
*2 Southern RRs

Val & Bob have just led two lovely rambles in West Sussex.  See photos for more.

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*Yellow Brick Road RR

17/08/2017
*Yellow Brick Road RR

A lovely ramble on Bredon Hill, Worcestershire.  See Photos for more pics.  

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*New Forest & Ridgeway Tours

14/08/2017
*New Forest & Ridgeway Tours

Although we re-reccied the route only 7 days before the ramble we didn’t know the road was going to be dug up.  Fortunately, we were able to go along the other side of the hedge and then the workers made a gap in it for us to pass through.  What an adventure. See more of […]

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*Fleet Pond RR

31/07/2017
*Fleet Pond RR

Southern Regional Ramble – Fleet Pond – 30th July 2017   We had a really super day at Fleet Pond.  This is the largest freshwater lake in Hampshire and is dedicated solely to wildlife it is believed to have been constructed in the 12th century as a fishery to provide nutritious food to local farms […]

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*Ride London 2017

30/07/2017
*Ride London 2017

Thank you Jackie, Peter, Charlotte, Cathy for joining us at Ride London- Freecycle yesterday.    I think we all had a great ride – in spite of a bit of rain at the end.  Gavin —————————————————————-   Thank you both for the information on this and the work you did to get us disabled people […]

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*Brecon Beacons Rambles Photos

23/07/2017
*Brecon Beacons Rambles Photos

Photos of week of varied rambles in the Brecon Beacons led by Arthur can now be seen at Photos

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*Malverns & New Forest RRs

05/07/2017
*Malverns & New Forest RRs

Val & Bob led a lovely ramble in the New Forest while John took a small but intrepid group up “The Gullet” See Photos for more.

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* Glentress Forest

15/06/2017
* Glentress Forest

A select group of ramblers first drove 1½ miles gaining 500 feet of height to the Buzzards Nest car park on the summit of Cardie Hill. The ramble route took us up and down along the edge of the forest with great views over the Tweed Valley and the town of Peebles. Lunch was at […]

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* Two Rambles at Hadrian’s Wall

14/06/2017

    Two great days of rambling at Hadrian’s Wall in much improved weather.  On Monday we rambled from Walltown Quarry Country Park to Cawfield Quarry picnic site and on Tuesday we visited Housesteads Roman Fort and Hadrian’s Wall and had an excellent Roman History talk from Veronica.  See Photos for more.

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* Sutton Bank Ramble

10/06/2017
* Sutton Bank Ramble

  A lovely day rambling from Sutton Bank Visitor Centre thanks to Ian and Flora. See Photos for more.    

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* Old Byland to Rievaulx Abbey

08/06/2017
* Old Byland to Rievaulx Abbey

  At last a break in the weather gave us a great ramble along lanes and tracks – and the chance to play in a couple of fords. See photos for more.

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* More Excitement on Rievaulx Moor

06/06/2017
* More Excitement on Rievaulx Moor

With ‘puddles’ up to the axle and water in the electrics we had more than enough excitement today.  See Photos for more.  

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* Stoughton Down RR & Rosedale Railway

05/06/2017
* Stoughton Down RR & Rosedale Railway

What a difference a couple of days make with the weather.  Val & Bob’s ramble from Stoughton Down to Kingley Vale was done in glorious weather while three days later Ian’s ramble along the Rosedale Railway from the Lion Inn on the North York Moors was rather wet – to say the least! See more […]

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* Aston to Henley Ramble

26/05/2017
* Aston to Henley Ramble

A warm (some said hot!) sunny day saw us ramble gently along the banks for the River Thames from Aston to Henley on Thames with a stop at the Little Angel pub for tea and ice-creams. Many thanks to Ali, chair of Henley & Dorking Ramblers for organising a lovely day out.  See Photos for […]

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* Notts & Derbyshire Rambles

22/05/2017
* Notts & Derbyshire Rambles

The forecast of thunder and rain proved false and, apart from a few showers, these four rambles, led by Judy & Bernard, were a wonderful success.  See Photos for more.

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* Snowdonia Regional Rambles

10/05/2017
* Snowdonia Regional Rambles

Thanks Terry for running two excellent rambles in great weather in the Nant Ffrancon Valley and Penmachno Forest.  See Photos for more

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