CURRENT PROGRAMME


 The only dogs allowed on our walks are 

 Registered Assistance Dogs 

  

OCTOBER


Saturday 19 October 

Leader:                             Janet                           01933 664917                                                      4.5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10.00 am at the crossroads near the church in Great Cransley, GR 831768, OS Landranger Map 141. An easy walk to Thorpe Malsor and Great Cransley reservoir. Some stiles.


 27 October 

Leader:                            Colin                            510550/07970 836604                                         6.5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10.00 am at the Saracens Head, Little Brington, Postcode NN7 4HS. A walk from Little Brington via Flore Fields House to Flore, skirting Glassthorpe Hill, returning to Little Brington. Some stiles.


NOTE: Clocks go back an hour!


Tuesday 29 October 

Picture Show and Fish & Chip Night – 7 for 7.30pm at the Conservative Club, Billing Road, NN1 5DA. Book your fish and chips via Sue Latter ([email protected]/762917) (£5 per head).


NOVEMBER


Saturday 2 November 

Leader:                                 Jim                                          07986 756020                                            6 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am opposite the White Horse at Old, Postcode NN6 9QX. A lovely walk with just a short stretch of road walking at the start, a few stiles and a few moderate inclines. Use the pub car park if staying for lunch, otherwise please park with consideration in the village.


Sunday 10 November 

Leader:                                     Les                                       07873 231097                                       5.7 miles

Remembrance Sunday Morning Walk Meet at 10.00 am at the Triangle Green by the war memorial, Walgrave, Postcode NN6 9QQ, OS Explorer Map 223. A stile-ish walk on pasture land and fields via Hannington and Holcot. Lots of stiles! Lunch at the Royal Oak afterwards (numbers taken on the day). Park in the pub car park if staying for lunch, otherwise with consideration in the village.


Saturday 16 November 

Leader:                                     Richard                                 07732 638245                                      6 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10.00 am at the village green opposite the White Horse public house, Walgrave Road, Old, Postcode NN6 9QX, GR 785731. A circular walk over undulating pasture and arable land via Scaldwell and the site of the medieval village of Faxton with views over valleys.


Sunday 24 November 

Leader:                                       Mick & Audrey                    07767 635754                                        8 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10.00 am at the The Half Moon, Grendon, Postcode NN7 1JW, GR 880606, OS Explorer Map 207. A circular walk from Grendon to Bozeat and Wollaston. May be muddy, depending on the weather due to high possibility of ploughed fields. Several stiles. Sunday lunch available at the pub – please make your own arrangements 01933 665532. Own food is not accepted in the pub.


Saturday 30 November 

Leader:                                  John & Ann                        766639/07775 592392                                 5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at The Bull, Harpole, Postcode NN7 4BS. A pleasant walk with some steep hills. Some road walking, tracks and bridleways but mostly traffic free. From Harpole we head eastwards towards Glassthorpe Hill, then northwards to Nobottle, returning southeast to Harpole. Lunch available after the walk (book on the day and choose menu options before setting off). Toilet facilities available from 9.30 am.


DECEMBER


Sunday 8 December   Christmas Walks

Leader:                                     Graham & Sylvie                      471392/07708 223343                       5.8 miles

                                                  John & Ann                              766639/07775 592392                          4 miles

First (longer) Morning Walk with Graham and Sylvie – meet at 11.00 am at the White Hart, Hackleton, Postcode NN7 2AD, GR 807 549, OS Explorer Map 207. A circular walk leaving the White Hart following footpaths, across fields, tracks and bridleways. Heading towards Northampton International Stadium and Brafield. A gentle walk with some stiles.


Second (shorter) Morning Walk with John and Ann – meet at 11.45 am at the White Hart. A shorter circular walk over footpaths and bridleways. No Stiles.


This year we again have a choice of two walks, aimed to finish at around the same time to enable us to enjoy our Christmas feast. The meal is scheduled for around 2.15 pm and we have the use of the room for as long as we wish. Games, quizzes, singing – who knows?

If you haven’t already done so, book your place with Sylvie, [email protected] Menu choices need to be made at the end of October – further information will be sent in due course.


Saturday 14 December 

Leader:                              Angela                                           07981049389                                 5.25  miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am  at Church Street Car Park, near St Peters Church, Irthlingborough, Postcode NN9 5SG, GR 947 706. A picturesque circular walk around Irlingborough lakes and meadows, taking in Stanwick Lakes. Nice easy walking mainly on flat tracks and footpaths with a few stiles.


Sunday 22 December NO WALK – WE HOPE ALL OUR MEMBERS HAVE A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.


Saturday 28 December 

Leader:                                      Keith                                         07914 192026                                 5.7 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10.00 am at the Windhover Pub, Welford Road, Northampton, Postcode NN6 8AA, GR 737654, OS Explorer Map 223. A lovely circular walk via the Brampton Valley Way, Harlestone Firs, The Bramptons and returning via the Brampton Holt. Could be muddy if wet. No stiles. Park in the pub car park if staying for refreshments or in the car park opposite if not. Please make your own arrangements for lunch.


Your Club always needs Walk Leaders. If you would like to lead a walk on the next programme, please contact the Club’s Walks Organisers:


Saturdays & Sundays:                                                                Denise James 07749 713702

Mid-Week Mornings         (May to Sep only)                              Mary Wallis 460987

Evenings                           (May to August only)                         Pam Weller 408443


They will be delighted to hear from you and will provide help and advice if needed.