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Trail Walking


Venue Dates Organiser NOTES
Snowdonia based at YHA Idwal Cottage, Ogwen Valley 25th - 29th June Tony Lower level and mountain walking. Based close Glyders and Carneddau mountains.
Brecon Beacons based at The Star Inn, Bwlch (hostel) 16th - 20th July Tom Walking in this beautiful National Park (different walks from previous visit). Sole use.
Cornwall SW Coast Path cont'd Joint Hostelling & Trail 3rd - 8th September (5 nights) Trevor Based in Penzance to continue the SW Coast Path from Penzance round Land's End to St Ives.

  • Walks will be over several days with eight to twelve miles each day

  • Overnight accommodation would be in YHAs, local pubs or other available places.

  • Joint Planning Meetings with the Hostelling group take place on the first Friday of each month (except August) from 11.00.

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Venue Dates Organiser NOTES
Derwent Valley, Heritage Way, Derbyshire 18th - 22nd March Sarah Follow the River Derwent from Ladybower to where it joins the Trent, via the Derwent Mills World Heritage Site. Generally easyish walking. Based in Wirksworth. Sole use hostel.
Dufton & Galloway July dates tb advised Tom & Tony A two-base trip. Likely staying YHA Dufton, close to the Pennine fells & in Newton Stewart for the Galloway hills.
Cornish Coast SW Coast Path cont'd 9th - 14th September Trevor & George Probably based at Coverack (walking to Falmouth) & at Boswinger (walking to St Ives), using a minibus to get to some walks.

The Group tackling a boulder field on their walk from Lochranza to Sannox,
Arran, September 2017

Cleverland Way, Helmsley - The Final Assault, June 2016

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