Stoke Newcastle Ramblers

Where walking is a pleasure

December

Thursday 13th, 10:15am at Hanchurch Water Tower [SJ830397], Stableford to Lower Hatton, 8.5mi/13.7km, Leader Malcom 01782 628128

Sunday 16th, 9:15am at The Reform Inn at Thorncliffe [SK013584], 9:30am at The Reform Inn at Thorncliffe [SK013584], Christmas social walk and meal, Park at the Reform Inn, Thorncliffe. Walk to Blackshaw Moor then near Tittesworth reservoir, touching the edge of Leek, and aiming to finish about 3pm for a sociable late lunch., 8mi/12.9km, Leader Charlie Bigley 01270 878839

Sunday 16th, 10am at Woore Fruit Farm car park - contribution of £1 car park fee per car [SJ741423], Woore, 5mi/8km, Leader Alex 01782 621308

Wednesday 19th, 10:15am at Roadside parking, Cheddleton Railway Station [SJ982521], Styles in Stone, 5mi/8km, Leader Linda & Barry 01782 633791

Sunday 23rd, 9:30am at Froghall Wharf carpark [SK026478], 9:31am at Froghall Wharfe [SK026478], Mince Pie Walk, Details to follow, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Dominic Emanuelli 01782 417366

Sunday 23rd, 10am at Gradbach Car Park [SJ998663], Gradbach, 6mi/9.7km, Leader John 01782 313035

Friday 28th, 10:15am at Park and meet at the Duke of York Barlaston [SJ894386], Barlaston - Boxing Day +2 Walk & Lunch, Barlaston - Boxing Day +2, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Susan & Stephen 01782 625189

Sunday 30th, 9:15am at Armshead Carpark [SJ937480], 9:16am at Armshead Carpark [SJ937480], Silly Hat Walk, Details to follow, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Alan Bell 01782 333194

Sunday 30th, 10am at Fairview car park Alsager [SJ798556], Alsager, 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader Linda 01782 839698

January

Wednesday 2nd, 10:15am at Consall Visitor Centre Car Park [SJ995484], Consall, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Allan 07387 573549

Saturday 5th, 8:40am at Hanley Bus Station [SJ885475], 8:41am at Hanley Bus Station [SJ885475], Public Transport Walk, A linear walk using public transport, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Brian Wood 01782 313578

Sunday 6th, 10am at Auctioneers Arms Car Park, Cookshill [SJ946434], Cookshill, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Howard 01782 636568

Thursday 10th, 10:15am at Nisa Store Car Park, Millrise Road Milton [SJ906501], Kynpersley Pool, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Marion 01782 536871

Sunday 13th, 8:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], 9:15am at Layby near Chetwode Arms at Pipe Gate [SJ742404], Pipe Gate and Slippers, Details to follow, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Ian Swift 01782 317081

Sunday 13th, 10am at Ford Green Hall Car Park, Ford Green Road, Smallthorne [SJ888509], Ford Green Hall, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Paul 07766 176269

Wednesday 16th, 10:15am at Ramblers Retreat, Dimmingsdale [SK062432], Turkey Trot, 4.5mi/7.2km, Leader Malcom 01782 628128

Sunday 20th, 8:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], 8:31am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], Two Saints and a Duke, Details to follow, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Dora 07891 580864

Sunday 20th, 10am at Madeley Centre Car Park. Contribution of £1 per car to be collected on the day [SJ774452], Madeley, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Julie & Al 07387 573549

Thursday 24th, 10:15am at Barlaston Village Green Car Park [SJ893383], Barlaston, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Paul 07766 176269

Sunday 27th, 8:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], 8:31am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], Bollington and Beyond, Details to follow, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Eileen Twigge 07761 146335

Sunday 27th, 10am at Astbury Mere Country Park, Congleton [SJ846627], Congleton, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Graham 07718 757803

Wednesday 30th, 10:15am at Brindley Farm Diner, Shelton Boulevard, Etruria Valley [SJ865481], Etruria Valley, 4mi/6.4km, Leader Anne 01782 621541

February

Sunday 3rd, 8:30am at Brough Park Leisure Centre Leek [SJ986569], 9:45am at Monyash village Roadside parking [SK150667], Magpie Mines Sheldon, Details to follow, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Ashley Steadman 01782 646147

Sunday 3rd, 10am at Sandon, the layby next to the Cricket Club. Opposite The Dog & Doublet Inn [SJ947293], Sandon, 5.5mi/8.9km, Leader Doreen 01782 643500

Thursday 7th, 10:15am at Marshes Hill Car Park Brown Edge [SJ905545], Brown Edge, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Paul 07766 176269

Saturday 9th, 9:30am at Church Leigh Roadside parking near village hall [SK025359], 9:31am at Church Leigh Roadside parking near village hall [SK025359], Nobuts to Bramshall, Details to follow, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Brian Wood 01782 313578

Sunday 10th, 10am at Roadside Parking Keele Road [SJ815456], Keele, Keele Woods, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Tony & Jackie 07949 025377

Wednesday 13th, 10:15am at Fanny's Croft Car Park, off Audley Road, Alsager [SJ800549], Alsager, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Tony Ratcliffe 01782 623966

Sunday 17th, 9am at Fireman's Rest layby on A34 at Stone [SJ910320], 9:01am at Fireman's Rest layby on A34 at Stone [SJ910320], Slitting Mill Manoeuvres, Details to follow, 11mi/17.7km, Leader Ken Twigge 07515 506763

Sunday 17th, 10am at Deep Hayes Country Park [SJ961533], Deep Hayes Country Park, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Paul 07766 176269

Thursday 21st, 10:15am at Bolton Gate Car Park, Parkhall. Off the A520 Leek Road [SJ936445], Birchwood & Weston Sprink, 8mi/12.9km, Leader Brian Wood 01782 313578

Sunday 24th, 8:30am at Upper Tean Car Park access off A522 [SK008397], 9:30am at Denstone village hall [SK100407], Denstone and Diggers, Details to follow, 9.5mi/15.3km, Leader John Damarell 07891 285887

Sunday 24th, 10am at Audley Community Centre Car Park [SJ799510], Audley, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Doreen 01782 722708

Wednesday 27th, 10:15am at Betley Village Hall Car Park - Contribution of £1 per car charge applies [SJ754479], Betley, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Doreen 01782 722708

March

Sunday 3rd, 8:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], 8:31am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], Carousing around Congleton, Details to follow, 11mi/17.7km, Leader Ken Twigge 07515 506763

Sunday 3rd, 10am at Loggerheads Hotel Car Park [SJ738362], Loggerheads, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Linda & Barry 01782 633791

Thursday 7th, 10:15am at Lee Brocklehurst Village Car Park off A49 Whitchurch to Shrewsbury, on right [SJ548268], Lee Brocklehurst Village, 8.5mi/13.7km, Contact Bill 07771 985846

Saturday 9th, No time at Hanley bus station [SJ885475], Public Transport Walk, A linear walk using public transort for the outbound journey., 8mi/12.9km, Leader John Whitehurst 01782 337001

Sunday 10th, 10am at Ladderedge Country Park Car Park [SJ977533], Ladderedge Country Park, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Lynne & Malcolm 07985 931190

Wednesday 13th, 10:15am at Loggerheads Car Park [SJ738358], Bishops Wood, 5.5mi/8.9km, Contact Alan Bell 01782 333194

Saturday 16th, 9am at Froghall Wharf carpark [SK026478], 9:30am at Bradley school [SK225457], Cross Bradley Old Park, Details to follow, 9.5mi/15.3km, Leader Brian Wood 01782 313578

Sunday 17th, 10am at Apedale Heritage Centre Car Park [SJ823483], Apedale Heritage Centre, 4mi/6.4km, Contact Ian 01782 659570

Thursday 21st, 10:15am at Four Alls Public House Car Park, Woodseaves Nr. Market Drayton [SJ683320], Drayton & Colehurst Loop, 8mi/12.9km, Contact Susan & Stephen 01782 625189

Saturday 23rd, 9:30am at Free carpark in Forsbrook [SJ965415], 9:31am at Free carpark in Forsbrook [SJ965415], Huntley Wood for Pugin's Spire, Details to follow, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Phil Snow 07944 643398

Sunday 24th, 10am at Red Bull Public House Car Park, Congleton Road South, Church Lawton [SJ820550], Church Lawton, 5mi/8km, Contact Susan & Stephen 01782 625189

Wednesday 27th, 10:15am at Trentham Garden Centre Car Park (main entrance) [SJ868407], Trentham, 4mi/6.4km, Contact Anne 01782 621541

Sunday 31st, 9am at Brough Park Leisure Centre Leek [SJ986569], 9:45am at [SK089649], Longnor to Warslow, Details to follow, 12mi/19.3km, Leader Dominic Emanuelli 01782 417366

Sunday 31st, 10am at Knypersley Pool [SJ895551], Knypersley Pool, 6.5mi/10.5km, Contact Richard 01782 621541

April

Thursday 4th, 10:15am at Overwater Marina Café Car Park, Nantwich [SJ653447], An Alliterative Ramble, Nantwich, 10mi/16.1km, Leader Chris 07770 966123

Sunday 7th, 8:45am at Upper Tean Car Park access off A522 [SK008397], 9:30am at Melbourne carpark [SK385251], Swarkestone Shuffle, Details to follow, 11mi/17.7km, Leader Jean Ratcliffe 01782 623966

Sunday 7th, 10am at Barnfields Car Park [SJ976553], Edge of Leek, 6mi/9.7km, Leader Liz 07884 930192

Wednesday 10th, 10:15am at Roadside Parking Hales Church [SJ714340], A Sting in the Tail, 5mi/8km, Contact Doreen 01782 722708

Sunday 14th, 8:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], 8:31am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], All around The Wrekin from Telford, Details to follow, 12mi/19.3km, Leader Jan Bigley 01270 878839

Sunday 14th, 10am at Audley Community Centre Car Park [SJ799510], Audley, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Sue 01782 659712

Thursday 18th, 10:15am at Seven Springs Car Park, Cannock Chase [SK004207], Shugborough & Milford, 9mi/14.5km, Leader Malcom 01782 628128

Sunday 21st, 8:30am at Brough Park Leisure Centre Leek [SJ986569], 8:31am at Brough Park Leisure Centre Leek [SJ986569], Topley Pike to Cheedale, Details to follow, 11mi/17.7km, Leader Carol 07866 899270

Sunday 21st, 10am at Cheadle Town Centre Car Park [SK009433], Cheadle, 6mi/9.7km, Leader John H 01538 755020

Wednesday 24th, 10:15am at Charlie Bassetts Public House Car Park, Dilhorne [SJ969432], Dilhorne, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Howard 01782 636568

Sunday 28th, 8:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], 9:30am at Hassell St/ Hanover St Newcastle- u- Lyme [SJ852460], Shropshire Lowlands, Grindshill, 11mi/17.7km, Leader Charlie Bigley 01270 878839

Sunday 28th, 10am at Apedale Heritage Centre Car Park [SJ823483], Apedale Heritage Centre, 6mi/9.7km, Contact Paul T 07804 510039

May

Thursday 2nd, 10:15am at Throwley Hall - Calton Church [SK104502], Throwley Hall, 8mi/12.9km, Contact Dave 01782 839991

September

Saturday 28th, 10am at Outside Gaynor Sports shop, Rydal Road [NY376045], Ableside weekend walk to Clappersgate, Skelwith Fold and Galava, We follow the river Brathay to Clappersgate then take a narrow lane along the river to Skelwith Fold. We then head SE across pastures and woodland joining the B5286, criss-crossing back to Clappersgate. Before returning to Ambleside there is an opportunity to visit the Roman fort of Galava., 6mi/9.7km, Leader Howard 01782 636568

Saturday 28th, 10am at Outside Gaynor Sports shop, Rydal Road [NY376044], Ambleside weekend walk to Wansfell Pike, Troutbeck. and Skelghyll Wood, The route involves walking out of Ambleside due East and follow tracks to the summit of Wansfell Pike before heading down to Troutbeck.and following paths through Skelghyll Wood back to the start point., 7.5mi/12.1km, Leader Alan Bell 01782 333194

Sunday 29th, 10am at Outside Gaynor Sports shop, Rydal Road [NY376044], Ambleside weekend walk around Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water, 6.5mi/10.5km, Leader Paul 01782 662988

Monday 30th, 10am at Outside Gaynor Sports shop, Rydal Road [NY376044], Ambleside weekend walk to Grasmere, We will follow the Coffin Route passing through Wordsworth country to St Oswalds Church Grasmere (4 miles). At this point there are two options:1. Free time in Grasmere and then return to Ambleside using the frequent public bus service.2. An additional walk to Easedale.Tarn via Sour Milk Ghyll and return to Grasmere (5 miles). There will then be the opportunity to spend free time in Grasmere before returning to Ambleside using the frequent public bus service., 4mi/6.4km, Leader Susan & Stephen 01782 625189

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Monday, December 10, 2018