DR Rambles

Relating to rambles organised by the DR

Witton Park RR

19/11/2014
Witton Park RR

Lancashire RR – Witton Park Blackburn 18th November 2014 Witton Park gave us a warm welcome not only by bringing the 5 loan Trampers we had booked to the car for the users but the sun had us peeling back the layers.  Those new to using a Tramper had easy tarmacked path out along to […]

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Wisley Regional Ramble

18/11/2014
Wisley Regional Ramble

Yet another visit to the wonderful Wisley Gardens.  Please go to Photos to find out all about the ramble.

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Autumn Tour is Wet & Dry

07/11/2014
Autumn Tour is Wet & Dry

Day one saw our intrepid ramblers in the New Forest battling against the rain – the most we have had on any of our rambles this year. Things were not helped by forestry workers taking up a bridge even though checks had only just been made that our route was OK. Well done to Di […]

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New Forest Walking Festival

05/11/2014
New Forest Walking Festival

NEW FOREST WALKING FESTIVAL. New Forest Ramble – 31st October 2014. This year I was very pleased to be approached by the National Park Authority with a view to Disabled Ramblers putting on a walk as part of the Walking Festival which ran from 18th October to 2nd November. Consequently, I put on a Cat […]

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Witton RR now on 18th November

03/11/2014

Lancs Regional Ramble – Witton Country Park “We have rescheduled our November ramble – it will now be on Tuesday 18th November. Venue as before:- Witton Country Park, Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 2TP. Meet at the Pavilion car park if you need a Tramper brought to the car please let me know. Walkers welcome no […]

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Descent into Laverton

01/11/2014
Descent into Laverton

Armchair Reccying in the Cotswolds. This is a good time of the year to search for new ramble routes, and I have found a great way to do it, by sitting at home with my computer and looking at U-tube. Bikers videos are a great source of information about routes, which although intended for bikers […]

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Wisley Gardens RR

28/10/2014

DISABLED RAMBLERS – SOUTHERN REGIONAL RAMBLES AUTUMN COLOURS AT WISLEY GARDENS, WOKING, SURREY. – Monday 17th November 2014. This is a chance to meet our venerable Regional Rep for Warwickshire, Eileen Scannell! Eileen and I are meeting up at Wisley and decided to make it a Southern Regional Ramble too so we would be pleased […]

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Roddlesworth Reservoir RR

24/10/2014
Roddlesworth Reservoir RR

Lancs Regional Ramble ’round Roddlesworth Reservoir Hurricane Gonzalo gave some cause for concern – would our way to Roddlesworth be blocked by debris – would the woodland paths be blocked by fallen trees had the forecasters got it right – would the wind have died down enough to make our walk possible.  We got out […]

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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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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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