Ferry across the Mersey today and a blue badge guide taking us for a 2 hour guided walk around the docklands and some of the sights in the city. Our guide Paul was great, and a visit to the Cavern was extra special. Here are just a couple of photos with more on our Facebook page.
A few photos from our walk today around Menai Bridge, for all of them please see our Facebook page with a fuller write up.
A couple of photos from todays walk led by Janet around the lovely village of Rowen in the Conwy Valley. More can be seen on our Facebook page.
A few photos of a recci we did today around Menai Bridge, taking in the Marquis of Anglesey Column, the Britannia Bridge and the Lions, and then walking along the coastal path towards the Menai Bridge, St Mary’s Church and walking along the board walks by the side of the Menai Straits.
10 of us today walking around Caerwys led by Janet on a 5 mile walk. Mainly through woods and footpaths that weren’t too muddy. A couple of photos of our day.
The first walk of 2023, around Pantasaph, Lloc, Pant and Ffrith Y Garreg-wen, 14 walkers taking part, lovely to see Elmira and Gill back with us. Following footpaths, going through the woods and visiting the old Holywell racecourse.
The Directors would like to wish all our walkers old and new, clients and third parties we work with a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year. Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda. See you all in 2023.
Wednesday 14th December 2022 walking from Llanrhaeadr, led by Janet on this crisp, frosty but very sunny day 7 hardy brave ladies (I may add no men ) took part walking through fields to Ystrad Hall, then to the Glyn, returning via the woods over Bryn Morfedd back to the layby. Then, refreshments at Janet and Bob’s house hot tea/coffee and mince pies etc. More photographs on our Facebook page.
Wednesday 23rd November 2022 walking from the Salisbury Arms, Tremeirchion, along quiet roads, footpaths and tracks a 5.5 mile walk led by Janet. Quite a bit of muddy paths to walk through and boggy fields, but only the odd shower no downpours of rain. Only a few photos taken as my phone was under quite a few layers. See more on our facebook page.
Saturday 19th November 2022 starting from Old Colwyn following fields and footpaths towards Llysfaen, then along the North Wales Path towards Craig y Forwyn around the side of Llanddulas Quarry back through Mynydd Marian, Llysfaen and to the start at Old Colwyn. 10.6km with a total ascent of 295metres. Stopping at the brewery for a drink just before we finished. A big thank you to Martin and Maura for planning the walk. Enjoying coffee and gin and tonic cake before the start. 8 walkers enjoyed the wonderful weather.
Wednesday 16th November, starting off from the Lifeboat Station in Llandudno, through Craig side following footpaths to Nant y Gamar, towards St David’s College through Coed y Gell into Llanrhos round and back along footpaths and back to the start. Approx 5.6 miles led by Janet with 8 other walkers, on an unexpected, beautiful day, cold and windy at the start but turned out sunny and warm. More photos on our Facebook page.
A few photos from Wednesday 9th November 2022 around the Alyn Waters Country Park near Wrexham. Led by Jackie with help from Janet when they started walking too fast. Approx 5.7 miles long with very little ascent, a definite Linda walk!!! Here are a few photos. Coffee and cake on the way home at a garden centre on the Mold business park, Yummy.
Photos from Wednesday’s walk starting in Trelawnyd, led by Janet Eckersall a 7.5 mile walk with about 836ft of ascent. Walking over fields, bridleways, footpaths and quiet roads. Loads of stiles, some really testing to little ones!!
13 of us today, welcoming back a couple that haven’t walked for a while and a new one Steve, I hope you enjoyed it. Goodies collected on the walk today were blackberries, damsons and sloes.
New package for 2023 – if interested please get in touch.
Package – Harrogate, Nidderdale Way
3rd April – 7th April 2023
Hotel – Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2JD
Arrival Day 1 – Booking in the hotel from 3.00pm however if desired we will do a short walk approx 3 miles to the lovely village of Ripley direct from Harrogate.
Day 2 – Brimham Rocks to Wath 8 miles, Brimham Rocks is the name of an amazing collection of rock formations scattered over 50 acres of moorland and owned by the National Trust. They are made of millstone grit a type of sandstone. Over time the softer layers have been eroded by the actions of ice, water and wind to produce weird and wonderful shapes, nicknames such as the Dancing Bear, the Eagle and the Sphinx.
Day 3 – Nought Moor to Hampsthwaite 9.5 miles, just after starting the walk you go past Yorke’s Folly a landmark on the skyline above Bewerley. In the late 18th century, the mining industry went into recession and people suffered great hardship. Local landowners, the Yorke family commissioned the folly to create work for the unemployed miners. It was designed to look like the remains of a ruined arched window standing on a hill above their home, Bewerley Hall. Originally there were three columns, but one fell down in a storm in 1893. From here you head downwards towards the River Nidd and follow that apart from a brief spell into Hampsthwaite.
Day 4 – Studfold Farm to Pateley Bridge 7 miles, 500ft of ascent. This is a lovely walk through dales countryside back to Pateley Bridge one of the jewels of the Yorkshire Dales.
Day 5 – Check out of hotel by 10am, free day before returning home.
The above walks will all have transport to and from trail heads, the hotel our rate includes D, B & B. With no single supplement. Guides will be provided on all walks. If transport to Harrogate from North Wales is required, it can be arranged.
The charge for this package is £485.00 per person
Expressions of interest if you want to go on this package by 1st September 2022, non-refundable deposits of £25.00 per person to confirm booking will then be payable, balance payable 4 weeks prior to the start of the package.
Recce for April 18-22nd Llyn Peninsula week. Find out more at the Group Packages pages
19th January 2022
A new walk for us today led by Eric approx 6 miles with minimal ascent. Starting from the car park in Northop and going across the golf course past Cobblers Wood and onto New Brighton and Soughton/Sychdyn and seeing a short stretch of Watts Dyke to return to the start. 14 walkers today, on a sunny/cloudy day, not that much mud with only a tiny bit of a shower. Thanks to Eric for this great walk, and Eric and Jackie for the photos.
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Skipton Walking Holiday
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