Following the recent committee meeting the decision has been made that only Registered Assistance Dogs will be allowed on any of our walks
Saturday 15 December
Leader: Brian 403060 5.5 miles
Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at the layby on the junction of Penfold Lane and the Wellingborough Road (A4500) at Great Billing. A walk via Goldings and Ecton. Park in the layby but note that there is a 3 hour limit.
Sunday 23 December
NO WALK – WE HOPE ALL OUR MEMBERS HAVE A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.
Saturday 29 December
Leader: Angela 07981049389 c 6 miles
Morning Walk: Meet at 10.30 am at St Botolph’s Church, St Botolph's Road, Barton Seagrave, Postcode NN15 6SR, GR 887 770. This walk takes in part of Wicksteed Park and the arboretum, continuing along the River Ise and country paths with picturesque views from the beautiful village of Warkton.
Sunday 3 February
Leader: Phill and Teresa 842455/07522 878788 5.5 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the Old Red Lion pub, Litchborough, Postcode NN12 8JF. GR 633544, OS Explorer Map 207. Fairly level walk on grassy paths and pasture land. Little chance of mud but several stiles. Using part of the Knightley Way and passing through Farthingstone. Park in the pub car park if taking lunch, otherwise on the main road. Loos available before the start. Lunch available. Numbers and menu selection taken on the day.
Saturday 9 February
Leader: John Buckell 620367/07969 522489 5 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the bottom of Weston Mill Lane, Northampton (parking in
Weston Mill Lane or nearby Riverside Car Park). OS Explorer Maps 207/223, Landranger
Map 152, GR 792608. A walk to Little Houghton and Great Houghton, then Brackmills via
disused railway line, following the bank of the Washlands reservoir with a chance to see a
great variety of bird life at this time of year – one of the most important sites for wetland birds
in Europe. A few stiles.
Sunday 17 February
Leader: David 01933 663603/07752 596733 6.2 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at Wolverton House Stonehouse, Stratford Road, Wolverton, Postcode MK12 5NZ, GR 797408, OS Map 192. An easy walk with no stiles on mostly surfaced paths in the Ouse Valley area of Wolverton and New Bradwell, including a visit to the Secret Garden. Use the pub car park if stopping for lunch (please make your own arrangements) or use the public car park in Watermill Lane just a few yards along the Stratford Road. The walk will start from the entrance to the pub on Stratford Road.
Saturday 23 February
Leader: Les 07873 231097 5 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at Delapre Abbey car park, Postcode NN4 8AW, OS Explorer Map 223. A gentle winter walk via Delapre Park, Hardingtone, Brackmills Country Park and Brackmills Industrial Estate. No stiles.
Sunday 3 March
Leader: Andy 472447 5.5 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the Royal Oak Pub, Zion Hill, Walgrave, Postcode NN6 9PN, GR 803722, OS Explorer Map 223. A walk visiting Hannington and Holcot villages. Some stiles and road walking. Please make own arrangements if you wish to eat at the Royal Oak.
Saturday 9 March
Leader: Joanne 518517/07508 031771 5.3 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at Upton Country Park Car Park, High Street, Upton (next to the Elgar Centre), Postcode NN5 4EH, GR 724597, OS Explorer Map 207. A walk along the Northampton Arm of the Grand Union Canal to Southbridge, returning via the Nene Way. No stiles.
Sunday 17 March
Leader: Janet 01933 664917/07775 300169 5 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the layby at Prospect Place on the A509, one mile south of Olney on the Newport Pagnell Road, GR 889487, OS Map 152. A walk to Emberton Village and through the park, across the fields to Petsoe End. Good views over the Ouse Valley. A few stiles!
Saturday 23 March
Leader: Jim and Denise 07986 756020 5.5 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the Red Lion Pub, East Haddon, Postcode NN6 8BU. A varied walk following pastures, footpaths, tracks with a short stretch of road walking. Inclines mostly downhill with a short upward stretch towards the end. Park in the pub car park if staying for refreshments (no arrangements have been made for a group lunch) or with consideration in the village.
Sunday 31 March
Leader: Sheila 460342/07741 487073 6.75 miles
Morning Walk Meet at at the Barley Mow, Cosgrove, Postcode MK19 7JD. A walk via
Cosgrove to Old Stratford along the river to the viaduct, on to Wolverton returning across fields
to the canal and back to the pub for lunch (numbers taken on day). A few stiles.
Saturday 6 April
Leader: Joyce 01234 347086/07743041362 6 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at Turvey church gates, Postcode MK43 8EP. Walking north along mainly good tracks to Carlton with attractive views over the countryside. Lunch available at Ye Three Fyshes or The Three Cranes – please make your own arrangements and only use pub car parks if eating in the pub. Otherwise, park considerately near the church or in the layby near the bridge.
Sunday 14 April
Leader: Pam and Brian 408443/07732 335019 6 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the public car park, Sackville Street, Thrapston (near the CoOp).Postcode NN14 4PD, GR 996788, OS Explorer Map 224. A flat walk along the Nene Valley to Aldwinckle taking in Titchmarsh Nature Reserve. Lunch can be taken at The Court House Inn, Thrapston after the walk. IF YOU INTEND TO EAT, please phone or email Pam or Brian ([email protected]) by 7 pm on THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2019 so that numbers can be confirmed with the pub.
Saturday 20 April
Leader: Brian and Elaine 4030601/07969 779857 5.6 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the Greyhound Pub, Milton Malsor, Postcode NN7 3AP, GR 732557, OS Map 152. A nice walk visiting Blisworth and Collingtree with some canal walking and stiles. Please only park in the pub car park if staying for lunch afterwards.
Sunday 28 April
Leader: Sylvie & Graham 471392/07708 223343 c 6 miles
Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the Lamb at Little Harrowden, Postcode NN9 5BH, GR 868715. OS Explorer Map 224. A walk from the village of Little Harrowden to Great Harrowden, then on footpaths and some road walking, to Hardwick (refreshment stop). Return on footpaths to Little Harrowden. Some stiles and livestock in fields. Table booked for lunch, orders will be taken on the day.
TUESDAY 30 April AGM:
To be held at the Conservative Club, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DA at 7.30 pm.
Please come along to support your club.
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: Currently vacant (See advert on Commitee Adverts page)
Sundays; Teresa Yeend 842455
Mid-Week (May to September only): Mary Wallis 460987
Evenings (May to August only): Pam Weller 408443