Words by Cherry Bird, photos from Sue Hay. A walk from Clatworthy Reservoir in January after several days of heavy rain was always likely to be muddy, and it was, big time! Ten miles felt like a lot more by the end, as we hopped, skipped and squelched our way up to the top ofContinue reading “Mud, Glorious Mud!”
Starting the New Year on a High! From Cherry Bird Where better to make a positive start to the new year than on Exmoor? On New Year’s day our “elite” group of hardy walkers enjoyed a 10-mile circular walk that took us over some of the best scenery that Exmoor offers, with weather that wasContinue reading
Message from Syd It’s almost time to wish the club a Happy and successful New Year. Cheers, Syd.
A super walk from Roadwater over the hill to Luxborough returning via Withycombe Hill and the common, back for tea and mince pies. Much needed after climbing a total of over 2,100 feet (this includes all the ups) and 11 miles. 12 of us enjoyed the walk despite the fog blocking the views. Amazingly, however,Continue reading “Cherry and John’s Mince Pie Walk”
Sheree’s First Walk as Leader And here is Margaret’s photo of Sheree’s walk, which was Boxing Day 2010, where the temperature was supposed to have been 15f (-9c)! A hardy bunch of walkers.
“It was New Year’s Day (or maybe Boxing Day). On the programme it was described as the “Hair of the Dog” by Syd. 8 of us rolled up, Margaret, Barbara, Jackie (& 2 of her Christmas guests) and my very good friend Dot. It was one of those years when we had considerable snowfall. WeContinue reading “Blog from Sheree: “First walk as Leader””
Anna lead a delightful walk before our Christmas Lunch on Sunday where 15 members joined her for the 4-5 mile walk to work up an appetite . Our Christmas Lunch was held at The Cottage Inn, Nether Stowey. 30 members enjoyed the occasion; the food was excellent and the staff and service first class. WellContinue reading “Christmas Lunch Sunday 12th December 2021.”
Winsford Walk, Remembrance Sunday 14th November 2021 10 mile walk from Winsford up to Winsford Hill via the Punchbowl with lunch at the Caratacus Stone (an ancient standing stone dating back to the 6th Century). 13 walkers led by Woody enjoyed the blue skies, sunshine and glorious autumnal colours which showed Exmoor at her best.Continue reading “Remembrance Sunday 14th November”
Two walks were held before the AGM; A 9 miles walk led by Cherry and John and a gentle ramble led by Woody. We enjoyed “Goldilocks Weather” – not too hot and not too cold. Followed by tea and cakes in the Roadwater Village Hall finishing with the 2021 AGM.
A good turnout for a sunny 8 mile walk along the southern foothills of the Quantock Hills, including a steep climb in the woods of Paradise Combe (complete with a hand rail as it is that steep), ascending up the “Combe with no Name” to the summit, with a walk along the ride returning toContinue reading “Sunday 19th September 2021”