Walks Programme for 2019

Denise Davies is our walks co-ordinator (telephone 01606 41251 or 07932 150516).

Jean Pritchett publishes advance information about walks that are being arranged in the Northwich Guardian and on the website (telephone 01606 76055 or email zpritchett@aol.com).  



Where we went in 2018   


Little Budworth : Walton : Moore and Hatton. :  Lymm  :  Delamere Forest :  Mouldsworth : Goostrey Jodrell Bank and Swettenham. :   Norley :  Bickerton :  Little Moreton Hall and Astbury : Northwich Town Centre (Treasure Hunt) :  Thurstaston Hill and the WIrral Coastal Path :  Dutton :  Skipton and Gargrave (Weekend Away)  :   Marston Northwich :  Circular Walk around Styal : Chester River Dee and the City Walls :  New Mills and the Sett Valley Trail : Nantwich Riverside Loop :  Haughton and Cheshire Villages : Kelsall and Willington  : The Wirral - Parkgate and Neston (Sponsored Walk) :  Morecambe Bay and Carnforth (Day out by coach)  :  Peover Eye and Peover Estate  :  Congleton Streets and Meres  :    Tittesworth Reservoir Leek  :  Cheswardine and Hales (Shropshire)  :     Marple  :   Day Trip to Birmingham by train for canal and city walking.



Walks for 2019


Will walk leaders please give full details of location and timing to Jean Pritchett at least three weeks prior to the walk.  If car sharing is possible, the leader should also state where members can meet and at what time and where cars can be parked prior to the walk. 


Sunday, 3rd February 2019.   Leaders: John and Cath Freeman.  Tatton Mere and Park.

Sunday,  24th March 2019.  Leader:  Dave Capper.By Train to Chester  

Monday,  8th April 2019  Leaders:  Fiona and Pete Baker   Gorstage and Sandiway

Sunday,  14th April 2019  Leader:  Denise Davies   Hoylake, Wirral.

Wednesday,  24th April 2019  Leader:  Gill Horne     Little Budworth.

Sunday,  28th April 2019   Leader : Cath Freeman    Eccleston and the River Dee.

Wednesday,  8th May 2019   Leaders:  George and Janice Berry.   Mobberley.

Saturday, 11th May 2019   Leaders:  Jean Pritchett and Julie Farrow   Liverpool and the Mersey Tunnel   

Monday, 20th May 2019   Leaders:  Dave and Jen Capper    Marbury Park area. 

Sunday 26th May 2019   Leaders: Cath and John Freeman.   Higher Hurdsfield and Bollington.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019   Leaders:  Dave and Andy Ryder    Over Peover.

Sunday, 9th June 2019   Leaders:  Mike and Sue Beresford    Wildboarclough.  

Monday, 17th June 2019   Leaders:  Julie Farrow and Jean Pritchett    Wybunbury Moss

Saturday/Sunday, 22nd June 2019.  Leaders: Alan and Jean Briers.   Weekend Away to Richmond, Yorkshire. 

Wednesday,  3rd July 2019   Leader:  Paul Everatt.    Kelsall.

Sunday,  7th July 2019    Weaver Valley and Whitegate Way.

Monday,  15th July 2019  Leaders:  Ron McLaverty and Jenny Kennerley. Treasure Hunt. Knutsford.

Sunday, 21st July 2019   Leaders:  Cath and John Freeman.  Saddleworth Moor Reservoirs.

Wednesday, 31st July 2019   Leaders: Dave and Sue Dawber.  River Weaver from Acton Bridge. 

Sunday, 4th August 2019   Leader:  Mike Holmes. Astbury, Macclefield Canal and Little Moreton Hall

Monday, 12th August 2019   Leaders:  Mike and Sue Beresford  Davenham, Canal and Whatcroft.

Sunday,  18th August 2019   Leader:  Ray Jones  Lyme Park Area of the Peak District.

Wednesday,  28th August 2019   Leader:  Steve Durrands  Cuddington.   

Sunday,  1st September 2019   Leaders: Dave and Andy Ryder    Llangollen.

Sunday,  15th September 2019   Leaders:  Julie, Hayley and Jean    Aber Falls. 

Sunday,  29th September 2019   Leader:  Denise Davies

The Sponsored Walk around Disley has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.  It will now take place on Sunday 20th October.  

Sunday,  13th October 2019   Leader:  Paul Everatt  Walk Mill, Waverton and Hargrave.  

Sunday,  20th October 2019.  Leader: Deise Davies.

Rearranged Sponsored Walk in Aid of St. Luke's Hospice.  Location:  Around Disley.  

Sunday,  27th October 2019   Leaders:  John Beech and Evelyn Hewitt.  Location:  Kingsley.

Sunday,  10th November 2019   Leaders:  John Beech and Evelyn Hewitt.  Location:  Goostrey.


Sunday,  24th November 2019   Leaders:  Gill Horne and Denise Davies

Location:  Burwardsley.

This is an undulating walk of 5 miles with magnificent views over fields, tracks and lanes with a few stiles.  Hopefully we will not be worried by cattle or wet and muddy fields!

Meet at Hartford Hall Hotel for car share at 10.15 a.m. or 11 a.m. at the Candle Workshops car park, Barracks Lane, Higher Burwardsley CH3 9PF.  Follow the A49 to Beeston, then turn right following the signs to Burwardsley for the Candle Wokshops and Pheasant Inn.  Bring a packed lunch (although there is a cafe and picnic area at the halfway point).  Further details from Denise Davies on 07932 150516 or 01606 41251.  



Friday,  22nd November 2019    

End of Season Dinner at The Antrobus Arms.  7.30 p.m. 

Arranged by Steve and Lynne Durrands.

Menu choices are shown on a separate page of the website.  Please reserve places and send details of meal choices  to Lynne by email to lynnedurrands@gmail.com or by post to Lynne at 17 Fountain Lane, Davenham, CW9 8LT.  Cheques for the full amount should be sent to John Freeman and made payable to Davenham Rambling Society.

Places should be reserved and paid for in full by 8th November 2019.  



Photographic Competition.

The closing date for the competition has been extended to Tuesday November 26th 2019 so that photographs taken at any event or walk during 2019 can be submitted - full details can be found on a separate page of the website.