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News Archive (June 2013)

The Ramblers
Wednesday 26 June

Many thanks to Basil, who led 19 on a ten mile circular from Mosborough yesterday – via Ford, Ridgeway, and Troway, on a walk defined by pubs as landmarks.
On a fine June day the Peak District doesn’t have a monopoly on good scenery.
At a time when there are plans for big spending on new roads and railways, we need to ensure our footpath network doesn’t disappear. You don’t have to be a Rambler to complain to the County Council to keep things open.
Eckington footpath 34, near the Bridge Inn at Ford. Blocked and impassable….


The Ramblers
Wednesday 19 June

No June snow….only cotton grass on the Derbyshire Edges walk.
Thanks to Pauline & Clive for leading.


The Ramblers
Wednesday 19 June

A great June day – the warmest of the year so far.
Mel & Jenny took 18 walkers on the 9:05 bus to Bakewell for a 10 mile circuit via the Monsal Trail and Sheldon.
An unscheduled brief delay in the Headstone Tunnel as we waited for a film crew shooting an insurance advert on the Monsal Viaduct. Something to look for in the future – if you don’t record TV programmes and fast-forward through the commercial bits.


The Ramblers
Saturday 15 June

On the Bank Holiday Monday six ramblers joined Phil Baker for a circular walk starting from Wingerworth, passing through woods, with native bluebells in full bloom, to Alton….

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