Walking

Items about walking, including: rambling, ambling, treking, strolling.

The Hertfordshire Way - stage 1 - 14 Sep 2021

The rain it raineth…

The recently re-started LALG trailwalkers group have managed 3 walks in utterly glorious weather, over the past few months. It had to change I suppose...

Social

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 8:00pm

A trip is being planned to Bethesda, North Wales, during October with accommodation in a Scouting Old Mill building.

An email has been circulated to members of the group but others who are interested should get in touch with the Group Contact as soon as possible.

Our usual monthly social evening is Thursday 21 October at 8pm in The Garden City Brewery, The Wynd.

Baldock

Sat, 16/10/2021 - 10:30am

Meet outside the Café Luna, 35a High Street, Baldock SG7 6BG (New Venue)

We do not walk fast or far, no more than 3 miles.

Walks are followed by coffee.
If wet, more coffee, less walk!

No booking required.
If you are not sure where to meet, please get in touch with William.

Hitchin

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 10:15am

Meet at the Three Moorhens, Hitchin SG4 9AJ - 10.15am for a 10.30am start.

The walk is around 3 miles. After a great view from Hitchin Hill we will skirt the edge of Charlton; passing close to the source of the river Hiz.

There is a steady, gentle incline until Tatemorehill Lane. We return via Maydencroft Lane. There are no
stiles and there is a small amount of road walking; the terrain could be muddy and boots are recommended.

Led by Clive and Susan.
To book please contact: cliveroylance@icloud.com (preferred) or phone 07831 417687.

Shefford

Tue, 26/10/2021 - 10:00am

Meet at 10am to order lunch at The White Hart Hotel, Northbridge Street, Shefford (use car park at rear via Kingsmede SG17 5DA).

Prompt start at 10.15am for a 5 mile walk, heading for Polehanger Farm and then skirting Meppershall. Pass through Campton and view the wood carvings in the plantation. Cross the River Flit and go through Hardwicke Farm. Some steady inclines and declines.

Please contact walk leader John Walden to book walk and lunch (if required) preferably by email: johnwalden1946@gmail.com or phone 01462 647660. In either case please ensure that you receive an acknowledgement.

Deadline for booking Tuesday 19 October.

Next month's walk is Thursday 18 November.

Lilley Bottom

Thu, 14/10/2021 - 10:00am

This is a circular walk of nearly 9 miles through the undulating countryside of Lilley Bottom and the hamlets of Cockernhoe and Mangrove Green.
We start from the Recreation Ground car park in Offley; the turning is between Offley Place and the Church.

There may be a possibility of having a drink at the Offley Recreation Bar on the return.
You will need to bring a packed lunch.
Please book in with walk leader, Jess Peyton Jones, details in the Group Contact panel.
Mobile on the day: 07813 802495

Amersham Circular

Sun, 17/10/2021 - 8:00am

The walk starts at the car park in old Amersham (free on Sundays - grid ref SU 960 973).

We go east and then south to Chalfont St Giles and Chalfont St Peter’s and return via Jordans and Seers Green. It follows the River Misbourne; a short diversion takes you to Milton’s Cottage in Chalfont St Giles and Jordans was important in the founding of the Quaker movement which may be of some interest. It is 13.7 miles with 1033ft total ascent.

Meet in the Letchworth Arena car park at 8am for car sharing or advise the leaders in advance if you wish to go direct to Amersham. Please bring food and drink for the day.

Walk Leaders: Mia and Neil Matheson 07517466773

Wymondley Wood

Fri, 29/10/2021 - 1:30pm

We will meet at Wymondley Wood car park, SG6 2AL for a circular walk lasting approximately 75 minutes.
If you would like to join us, please get in touch with the Group Contact.

Walking

Wed, 20/10/2021 - 7:00am

Meet at Letchworth’s first roundabout on Broadway at 7am.
We go whatever the weather, returning by about 8.40am.
Well-behaved dogs welcome. No need to book.

We will be going for breakfast at 9am at the Sports & Tennis Club, Muddy Lane, Letchworth on the Wednesday 20 October walk.

Open to all LALG members, walkers and non-walkers.
To reserve your place please contact William.

Walking

Wed, 06/10/2021 - 7:00am

Meet at Letchworth’s first roundabout on Broadway at 7am.
We go whatever the weather, returning by about 8.40am.
Well-behaved dogs welcome. No need to book.

Open to all LALG members, walkers and non-walkers.
To reserve your place please contact William.

 

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