Walks Programme for 2018

Denise Davies is our walks co-ordinator (telephone 01606 330480 or 07932 150516).


The dates for walks are shown below on this page.  Members and leaders are asked to notify Denise of the dates when they wish to lead a walk.  


The list of dates and leaders will be confirmed at the annual general meeting early in March following which the completed list will be distributed to all members.  At that stage leaders should advise Denise if any details are incorrect.  Members can obtain more lists from Denise during the year.  


At least three weeks before the date of the walk, lease will the leader send details of the walk to Jean Pritchett (Webmaster@davenhamramblers.co.uk) or telephone 01606 76055 so that full information can be published on the Web-site and in the Guardian.  Leaders should also pin notices for the walk on the notice boards at the Bulls Head, the Village Notice Board and the Spar Shop in Davenham. 


For reference when planning future walks, walks were arranged in the following areas during 2017 and early 2018:


Goostrey village : Hare Hill and Alderley Edge : the Waterways between Anderton and Barnton : Bickerton and the Sandstone Trail : Sandiway Woods : Llangollen : Mouldsworth : Hilbre Island : Hale and the Mersey Way : Cilcain and Moel Famau : Overton and Frodsham : Hartford and the River Weaver to Vale Royal : Nant y Frith Llanfynydd : Timbersbrook and The Cloud : Redesmere and Capethorne : Sale and Trafford Waterparks : Crowton and Delamere Way :  Kelsall : St. Asaph, Clwyddian Way and Offas Dyke : Grindley Brook : Farndon : Hawarden : a linear waterways walk between Weaverham and Northwich : and the final walk of the season was through Dunham Massey.   


Early walks in 2018 were the River Weaver valley (in a snowstorm!) Leigh Arms and Acton Bridge and a circular walk from Hartford to the Plough at Whitegate.  


Our weekend away was walking around Bewdley in the Severn Valley.  The day trip by coach was to the Ribble Valley, Stonyhurst and Clitheroe.  The Treasure Hunt was around Lymm.  The Sponsored Walk was on behalf of the Samaritans and was centred around Higher Burwardsley.  



Formal Walking Dates for the new walking season 2018.  


A Walk Leader is required for Sunday 20th May but other walk leaders and dates are as follow:  



Wednesday, 4th April 2018.   Leaders:  Pete and Fiona Baker.

Location:  Little Budworth.

This will be an easy four mile walk on footpaths, bridle paths and over fields around Little Budworth.  It will be mostly flat but with 3 stiles and could be muddy in places.  Well behaved dogs and new members are welcome.

Meet at 6.30 p.m. on Vicarage Lane, Little Budworth, CW6 9BY.

Please note:  There will not be a car share for this walk.  



Sunday, 8th April 2018.    Leader:  Denise Davies.  

Location:  Walton,  Moore and Hatton.

This will be an easy walk of 5.5 miles along canals, fields and lanes and there will be an oportunity to visit Walton Hall gardens at the end of the walk.  New members are welcome but dogs must be kept on a lead where there are sheep in the fields.  Walkers should bring a packed lunch and a drink, although if it is wet we will stop at Hatton Arms en route.    

Meet in the Walton Hall Gardens car park (WA4 6SN0 at 10.45 a.m. - but there is a £4 parking charge.  

There will not be an arranged car share, but please try to share transport, especially as there is a £4 parking charge.  



Monday, 16th April 2018.   Leader:  Gill Horne.  


Sunday, 22nd April 2018.  Leaders:  Cath and John Freeman.


Wednesday, 2nd May 2018.  Leader:  Paul Everatt


Sunday, 6th May 2018.  Leader: Mike Holmes


Monday, 14th May 2018.  Leader:  Dave Ryder.


Sunday, 20th May 2018.   WALK LEADER REQUIRED - please let Denise Davies know if you are willing to lead this walk (01606 330480).


Wednesday, 30th May 2018.  Leader: Dave Capper.


Sunday, 3rd June 2018.   Leaders:  Colin and Steph Bond.  


Monday, 11th June 2018.  Treasure Hunt arranged by Ron McLaverty and Jennifer Kennerley.


Sunday, 17th June 2018.  Leaders:  Julie Farrow and Jean Pritchett.


Wednesday, 27th June 2018.  Leader: Mike Beresford.


Saturday/Sunday  30th June-1st July 2018.   Weekend Away  arranged by Alan and Jean Briers.

Location:  Skipton, Yorkshire.

This will be a walk of about 7.5 miles to the Sharp Haw/Flasby Hall area and will start from the tourist information centre in the centre of Skipton at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday, June 30th, so members are advised to book accommodation for Friday and Saturday night.

More details will follow nearer to the date.  


Monday, 9th July 2018.  Leader: Steve Durrands.


Sunday, 15th July 2018.  Leaders:  Cath and John Freeman.


Wednesday, 25th July 2018.  Leader: Dave Capper


Sunday, 29th July 2018.   Leader:  Ray Jones.


Monday, 6th August 2018.  Leaders;  Julie Farrow and Jean Pritchett.


Sunday, 12th August 2018.  Leader:  Paul Everatt.


Wednesday, 22nd August 2018.  Leaders:  John and Cath Freeman.


Sunday, 26th August 2018.       Sponsored Walk  arranged by Denise Davies.


Sunday, 9th September 2018.   Day Out by Coach.  arranged by Julie, Ray, Hayley and Jean.


Sunday, 23rd September 2018.  Leader:  Evelyn Hewitt.


Sunday, 7th October 2018.   Leaders:  Pete and Fiona Baker.


Sunday, 21st October 2018.   Leader:  Steve Durrands.


Sunday, 4th November 2018.   Leader:  Sue Beresford.


Sunday, 18th November 2018.   Leader:  Gill Horne.