DR Rambles

Relating to rambles organised by the DR

*Sussex Regional Rambles

09/06/2019

Disabled Ramblers regional ramble – Washington, West Sussex to Thakeham via the White Lion pub – Monday 22nd July 2019. This is a very varied circular ramble from our member, Roger’s, house in Washington to the pretty little village of Thakeham where we can quench our thirst at the White Lion pub and have lunch. […]

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*May 19 – Salisbury Plain: Tilshead and Copehill Down

30/05/2019
*May 19 – Salisbury Plain: Tilshead and Copehill Down

Disabled Ramblers Wiltshire Tour – Tilshead & Copehill Down – Friday 24th May 2019. To see more photos click here A different part of Salisbury Plain and completely different from the day before, more rugged – mainly due to tank activity on the paths and tracks which when dried out by the sun make for […]

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*May 19 – National Ramble – Salisbury Plain: Tidworth tracks and byeways

30/05/2019
*May 19 – National Ramble  – Salisbury Plain: Tidworth tracks and byeways

Disabled Ramblers Wiltshire Tour – Ramble 1907/Salisbury Plain – Tidworth Tracks & Byeways – Thursday 23rd May 2019 To see more photos click here After weeks of worrying we were so lucky to have perfect weather for this very scenic and lovely ramble over the many tracks, byeways and  hills around the garrison town of […]

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*May19 National Ramble – Shearwater to Heaven’s Gate

30/05/2019
*May19 National Ramble – Shearwater to Heaven’s Gate

Shearwater to Heavens Gate – May 19 To see more photos click here Day 2 of the Wiltshire tour took us to Shearwater Lake on the Longleat Estate.  We had once again a good turnout of 17 scooters and 12 walkers. We also had beautiful weather and the sun made the lake and surrounding area look […]

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*May 19 National Ramble -Stourhead

30/05/2019
*May 19 National Ramble -Stourhead

Wiltshire National Rambles – Stourhead   20.04.2019 To see more photos click here We started the ramble from the National Trust Stourhead car park.  Although the weather was meant to be wet, we were very fortunate to have a sunny day.  This was the first time I had led a national ramble and I was a […]

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*May19 – Regional Ramble – Bluebells in Angmering, West Sussex

11/05/2019
*May19 – Regional Ramble – Bluebells in Angmering, West Sussex

To see more photos please click here Southern Regional Rambles – Angmering Bluebell Ramble – Friday 3rd May 2019. In spite of a bad weather forecast our ramble day dawned cloudy but dry, we were lucky to have the use of the overflow “bluebell” car park which made it much easier to park and unload, […]

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* April 19 Regional Ramble – Pondhead Bluebells in the New Forest, Lyndhurst

02/05/2019
* April 19 Regional Ramble  – Pondhead Bluebells in the New Forest, Lyndhurst

To see more photos, click here. Disabled Ramblers -Southern Regional Rambles – Pondhead Bluebells, New Forest – 26th April 2019. Pondhead Inclosure is one of our favourite places, it is now a charity called Pondhead Conservation Trust and is run entirely by volunteers (as is DR of course) with the aim of restoring the hazel […]

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*April 19 National Ramble – Bradgate Park, Newton Linford, Leicestershire

15/04/2019
*April 19 National Ramble – Bradgate Park, Newton Linford, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park           For more photos, click here Today Michael Miller, friend of member Chris Southwood, joined us and he told us about the history of the area as we rambled alongside the River Lin.  Soon we left the road climbing up a grassy track, where the deer were behind the […]

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*April 19 National Ramble – Beacon Hill, Leicestershire

14/04/2019
*April 19 National Ramble – Beacon Hill, Leicestershire

Beacon Hill                For more photos, click here  On Thursday a large group of members set off on a bright sunny but rather cold day, which warmed up as the day went on.  We travelled around the park through the woodlands, which boasts one of the highest points in […]

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*April 19 National Ramble – Calke Abbey Leicestershire

14/04/2019
*April 19 National Ramble  – Calke Abbey Leicestershire

Calke Abbey – 9th April                  To see more photos, click here On a chilly overcast morning, we set off towards the Abbey for a photo call before leaving the traffic onto the grassy pathways uphill towards the Tramway Trail which was built between 1799 and 1802.  Coffee […]

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*April National Ramble – Donisthorpe Woodland Park, Leicestershire

14/04/2019
*April National Ramble – Donisthorpe Woodland Park, Leicestershire

Donisthorpe Woodland Park                For more photos click here On a bright, sunny but cold, morning a large group of 30 scooter riders and walkers met and in Donisthorpe Woodland Park, which is in the National Forest in Leicestershire.  This area was a formally a colliery now reclaimed into […]

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*March 2019 Regional Ramble – Linwood Loop, New Forest

03/04/2019
*March 2019  Regional Ramble – Linwood Loop, New Forest

To see more photos please click here. Southern Regional Rambles –  Linwood Loop, New Forest, Hampshire – 30th March 2019 Another lovely day dawns for our ramble around the Linwood area of the New Forest.  We had 9 booked to come so a good crowd plus we were pleased to welcome Suzi Shilling from the National […]

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*March 2019 Regional Ramble – Widewater Lagoon, Shoreham to Worthing Pier

03/04/2019
*March 2019 Regional Ramble  – Widewater Lagoon, Shoreham to Worthing Pier

  To see more photos please click here.           Widewater to Worthing Pier – 25th March 2019 Couldn’t believe our luck!!  A really beautiful day, a little nippy to start off with but soon warmed up and showed the coastal scenery off to full advantage.  7 of us left from Widewater […]

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*February 19 Regional Ramble – Burley Byeways

01/03/2019
*February 19 Regional Ramble  – Burley Byeways

For more photos, please use the link here. Southern Regional Ramble – Burley Byeways – 25th February 2019 We were so lucky to choose this day as it was within the timescale of the record breaking temperatures for February and was really warm with perfect blue skies.  9 of us met at Burley, plus 2 […]

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*February Regional Ramble – Down Link Section 2 – from Partridge Green

21/02/2019
*February Regional Ramble – Down Link Section 2 – from Partridge Green

  To see more photos please click the link here Southern Regional Ramble – Downs Link Section 2 – from Partridge Green, nr Horsham, West Sussex A dry, but dull, start from an Industrial Estate in Partridge Green in West Sussex. We had kindly been given permission to use one of the business’s car park […]

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*January Regional Ramble – Hatchet Pond to East Boldre New Forest

29/01/2019
*January Regional Ramble –  Hatchet Pond to East Boldre New Forest

  To see more photos please click the link here Southern Regional Ramble – Hatchet Pond to East Boldre via Turfcutters Arms, nr Beaulieu, New Forest.  – 19th January 2019. What a forecast!!  Rain showers all day and cold, it put 4 of our valiant members off but as we were leading the ramble we […]

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*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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