DR Rambles

Relating to rambles organised by the DR

*August 19 Regional Ramble – Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

12/08/2019
*August 19 Regional Ramble – Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

For more photos please click here Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.  5th August 2019. Much to our disappointment, as soon as we got out of our cars – down came the rain AND wind!  However, it wasn’t too cold so we held onto the hope that it would clear up later and carried on with our […]

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*June 19 Regional Ramble – Winchcombe Path Opening – Inaugural Ramble

27/07/2019
*June 19 Regional Ramble – Winchcombe Path Opening – Inaugural Ramble

  For more photos please click here Winchcombe Path opening – with Disabled Ramblers and Cotswold Voluntary Wardens – Wednesday 12th June 2019. Back in 2015 our DR member, Eileen Scannell, led the pioneering reccy of this route which highlighted where improvements were needed and this has, in turn, enabled the inaugural ramble to take place, […]

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*July 19 Regional Ramble – Washington to Thakenham

25/07/2019
*July 19 Regional Ramble – Washington to Thakenham

For more photos please click here. Southern Regional Ramble – Washington to Thakeham – 22.7.19 Our starting point for the 8 scooters on this varied ramble led by our DR member Roger, was at Roger’s house by the side of one of his lakes for coffee and biscuits, supplied with great grace and elegance by […]

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*July 19 Regional Ramble – Foxton Locks, Leicestershire

24/07/2019
*July 19 Regional Ramble – Foxton Locks, Leicestershire

Foxton Locks Thursday 18th July 2019 We met at Foxton Locks to grey skies and some rain but before we started the skies brightened and the sun came out.  Our group comprised of 7 scooters and 5 walkers including Val & Bob who came quite some distance to be with us. We set off along […]

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* July 19 Llyn Trawsfynydd

15/07/2019
* July 19 Llyn Trawsfynydd

This was a linear ramble around the most beautiful side of Llyn Trawsfynydd, some on a quiet dead end private road and the rest on a crushed stone surface. It is the ups and downs, some steep, then the twists and turns which made this route challenging. Overall ascent/descent 750 feet – so not flat. […]

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*July 19 National Ramble – Mawddach Trail

15/07/2019
*July 19 National Ramble – Mawddach Trail

A stunning, predominately linear, ramble alongside the Afons (Rivers) Gwynant (white water) and Mawddach with spectacular views of the Snowdonia mountains and Mawddach estuary. Sightings of heron, cormorants, little egrets, oyster catchers, canada geese, blue tits, chaffinches and mallard ducks. The ramble was mostly on a crushed slate track, wide enough for socialising, but with […]

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*July 19 National Ramble – Coed-y-Brenin Waterfalls

15/07/2019
*July 19 National Ramble – Coed-y-Brenin Waterfalls

On our second ramble in this forested area we climbed up to a viewpoint eastwards before descending to the Afon (river) Mawddach, on a grassy track. We then turned upstream towards our first waterfall where we crossed the Afon Gain by the Pistyll Cain waterfalls before crossing the Afon Mawddach with a view of the […]

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*July 19 National Ramble – Coed-y-Brenin Rivers

15/07/2019
*July 19 National Ramble – Coed-y-Brenin Rivers

In this forest ramble we had two beautiful viewpoints, first to the west of Rhinog Fach then to the east of Rhobell-y-big. We also descended to a bridge to admire the River Gain. Later we descended to the River Eden which we followed for a while. We used a part of the old Roman Road […]

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*June 19 Regional Ramble – Nuffield Place

03/07/2019
*June 19 Regional Ramble  – Nuffield Place

To see more photos click here. At the start of our day we were all surprised how chilly it was, given that I was expecting to need sun cream. However as you can see from the photos we had a beautiful sunny day that quickly warmed up. The route took us from Nuffield Place National […]

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*June 19 National Ramble – Botallack

01/07/2019
*June 19 National Ramble –  Botallack

Final day of the Cornwall Tour. We parked at the Old Count House with superb views of Bollatack Mine, real Poldark country! We then headed west past other mine workings, before turning north to a disused quarry overlooking Cape Cornwall, again with superb views. Then back to the start for cream teas. A fitting and […]

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*June 19 National Ramble – Penrose

01/07/2019
*June 19 National Ramble – Penrose

Day Three of the Cornwall tour took us into the Penrose Estate and along the Loe Valley to Loe Pool. We had coffee at The Stables then on to cliff top views over the sea at Loe Bar, where we stopped for lunch. We then climbed onto the headland and circled back to The Stables […]

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*June 19 National Ramble – Godrevy

01/07/2019
*June 19 National Ramble  – Godrevy

Day Two of the Cornwall Tour. In the morning we rambled on to a wonderful Cornish beach, and after lunch our ramble took us along clifftops with spectacular views of St Ives Bay, Godrevy Lighthouse and a seal colony. For more photos, click here.

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*June 19 National Ramble – Tehidy North Cliffs

01/07/2019
*June 19 National Ramble –  Tehidy North Cliffs

This was the first ramble in our Cornwall series. A varied ramble, starting in a wooded country park, heading for typical Cornish cliffs, then back to the start through the Country Park following a pretty little stream. This has been designated as an area of outstanding national beauty. To see more photos, click here.

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*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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