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Please note that ONLY Registered Assistance Dogs will be allowed on walks.

Please contact the Walk Leader PRIOR to walking if you intend to bring a Registered Assistance Dog on any walk

 

 

MAY

 

Saturday 25 May

Leader:                                       Gill Finch                          07977 422473                                                   7 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The Plough Inn, High Street, Everdon, Daventry, Postcode NN11 3DT, GR SP 595574. This lovely circular walk is full of contrast going as it does through meadows and woodland with beautiful views over the gentle Northamptonshire countryside; visiting some pretty villages, Everdon, Fawsley, Badby, Newnham and Little Everdon. There is one steep hill to be negotiated and several stiles. Refreshments available in The Plough Inn after the walk. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. Please park considerately along the village roadside.

 

 

Wednesday 29 May

Leader:                           Graham Pickard                    07708 223343                                                       3 – 4 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at the car park off the Earls Barton to Grendon road. Go over the traffic light bridge from Earls Barton, 100m turn left into car park. Nearest postcode is NN6 0PE (Hansons Aggregates). GR SP 859619, OS Explorer map 224, what3words diplomat.balconies.stamp. A pleasant evening walk to Great Doddington Mill along the river Nene taking in the views and wild life along the way, turning around at Great Doddington mill and retracing our steps back to the car park. Walk contains a couple of gates but no stiles.

 

 

JUNE

 

Sunday 2 June

Leader:                                              Andy                                                                                                    6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The Royal Oak Pub, Zion Hill, Walgrave, Postcode NN6 9PN, GR SP 803722, OS Explorer map 223. A walk taking in the villages of Hannington and Holcot. The walk contains some styles and road walking. Please park with consideration for others in the village and only park in The Royal Oak car park if staying for lunch. Please make your own arrangements for lunch.

 

 

Wednesday 5 June

Leader:                              Brian & Elaine                       07969 779857                                                      3.7 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at The Royal Oak, Station Road, Cogenhoe, Postcode NN7 1NJ, GR SP 831606, what3words parading.charge.volcano. Nice walk to Brafield and back using part of the Northamptonshire Round. Please park in Short Lane, next to the pub or with consideration for others in the village.

 

Saturday 8 June

Leader:                               John Churchman                      07821 143067                                                 5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The George Inn, 21 High Street, Tiffield, Towcester, Postcode NN12 8AD, GR SP 699529, OS Explorer map 207. A lovely circular route over fields with some road walking via Eastcote and Caldecote including 10 stiles. Parking in the pub car park is for those staying for a light lunch only. A table is booked, please inform John if you wish to eat. If parking within the village, please park with consideration.

Wednesday 12 June

Leader:                    Phil Trebess                              07939 315683                                                             3.5 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at The Spencer Arms, Northampton Road, Chapel Brampton, Postcode NN6 8AE, GR SP 721663, OS Explorer map 223. The walk will take us across the fields to Church Brampton and then on to Holdenby. Thereafter across fields towards Brampton Valley Way. Onto Pitsford and Brampton station and finally returning to Chapel Brampton.

 

Sunday 16 June

Leader:                              Brian & Elaine                        07969 779857                                                      5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at the The Navigation Inn, Grafton Road, Stoke Bruerne, Postcode NN12 7SY, GR SP 744497, what3words fruitcake.grownup.rungs. Nice walk using part of the Midshires Way, visiting Nun Wood and the village of Shutlanger. Please e-mail (walkinglilaclion@hotmail.com) by 8th June latest if you want to stay for lunch, as will book a table…. thank you. Please park with consideration for others in the village and only park in The Navigation car park if staying for lunch / refreshments.

 

Tuesday 18 June

Leader:                                          Jim & Denise                      07986 756020                                             3.5 miles

Evening Walk: Meet 1900 hrs at The Kings Arms, Main Street, Farthingstone, Postcode NN12 8EZ. Walk from from Farthingstone to Litchborough and return. Including some short sharp inclines and seven stiles.

 

Saturday 22 June

Leader:                               Diana Baxter                            07969 228589                                                   5.3 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am to order food, walk start 1010 at The Stag, Harborough Road, Maidwell, Postcode NN6 9JA. This walk goes through Maidwell village then crosses the Brampton valley way and goes across fields to the tiny village of Draughton. After crossing a disused airfield we walk through woodland and past the Harrington Aviation museum before returning across fields to the Brampton valley way and back to Maidwell. There are a couple of stiles. Lunch is booked at The Stag pub for 1.00. Please email kibhardi@hotmail.com to book the lunch before 19th June.

 

Wednesday 26 June

Leader:                          Allan Mackay                           07547 730690                                                        4 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at The Royal Oak pub Whiston Road, Cogenhoe, Postcode 1NJ. A lovely ramble via The Firs and Jerusalem Steps, an old Iron stone quarrying area that is now woodland. Then along a lane to Whiston via the ford. We will then join the Nene Way at Whiston Locks, and follow it along the river back to Cogenhoe.

Sunday 30 June

Leader:                             Suzi Clarkson                        07976 569007                                                        6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at "Poddington By Cherry Lane", aka Poddington Garden Centre, High Street, Poddington, NN29 7HS. The walk will take in Sharnbrook Tunnel and Wymington Nature Reserve including 4 styles. Including tracks and field margins and crossing of a field with the potential for mud. The walk is mainly flat however please note, there are 2 short, but steep hills and declines, 1 of which walkers can choose to avoid. There are also steps crossing over the railway line.

The management have kindly given permission for us to park in the furthest part of the car park away from the entrance. There will be an opportunity after the walk to take refreshment in the cafe, and enjoy the garden centre itself.

 

JULY

 

Saturday 6 July

Leader:                          Julie & Penny                         07955 787701                                                          5.4 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at the Althorpe Coaching Inn, Main Street, Great Brington, Postcode NN7 4JA, GR SP 66656490, OS Explorer map 223, what.3.words embraced.amplified.blesses. A circular field walk visiting Little Brington, Nobottle and returning to Great Brington. Walk contains a couple of inclines, 4 stiles but is mainly flat. Please park in the village with consideration and make your own arrangements for lunch.

 

 

Wednesday 10 July

Leader:                            Lesley Harrison                             07814 942580                                                3 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at Hollowell Sailing Club, Postcode NN6 8RN. Drive through the main gates “shared with the big house Keeper’s Lodge”, follow the tarmac road for a few hundred yards, past high wall around house, through an open double gate to the car park. The walk will follow the path around the reservoir, mainly on flat ground with grassy clumps and gentle slopes. Walk may contain plenty of birds. Toilets available at clubhouse where seating is available.

 

Sunday 14 July

Leader:                               Graham Pickard                             07708 223343                                             6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The Swan at Lamport (on the A508) Postcode NN6 9EZ, GR SP 755744, OS Explorer map 223, what3words irrigate.splat.stopwatch. Walking from the

carpark of The Swan down to Brampton Valley Way. From there we will make our way along Brampton Valley Way and then up into Hanging Houghton. Crossing the A508 towards Scaldwell, over fields, back via the rear of Lamport Hall, Lamport and then back to The Swan. There are 7 stiles and the walk from Brampton Valley Way to Hanging Houghton although on tarmac is a long uphill climb. The Swan will allow parking if staying for lunch, please park with consideration if you are not parking at The Swan. It is advisable to book if staying for lunch.

 

 

Wednesday 17 July

Leader:                       John Churchman                    07821 143067                                                            3.5 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at The Spencer Arms, Northampton Road, Chapel Brampton, Postcode NN6 8AE, GR SP 721663, OS Explorer map 223. A pleasant walk via Brampton Hill farm and “Millionaires lane” in Church Brampton.

 

 

Saturday 20 July

Leader:                        Jane Dawson & Linda Paterson             07714 049058                                         5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at St Mary’s Parish Church, Grendon, Postcode NN7 1JE, GR SP 879605, OS Explorer map 207. A lovely summer scenic walk from Grendon village via Easton Maudit with good views across to Castle Ashby House. A couple of stiles and a very small amount of road walking. Please park with consideration in the village.

Wednesday 24 July

Leader:                      Janet Bell                         01933 741240                                                                    3 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs near the church, St Andrews of Cransley, Church Lane, Great Cransley, Postcode NN14 1FX. This is an easy walk on good tracks with lovely views, containing only 1 stile. (Likely to be farm animals) Please park with consideration. The pub in the village is now closed.

Sunday 28 July

Leader:                              Andy                                                                                                                    6.5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at St Andrew’s Church, Brixworth Road, Spratton, Postcode NN6 8HH, OS Explorer map 223. A lovely walk via Teeton and Creaton including some stile and road walking. Please park with consideration for others in the village and make your own arrangements for lunch.

 

 

Tuesday 30 July

Leader:                     Julie & Penny                                           07955 787701                                             2.7 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at The Fox & Hounds, Harlestone Road, Lower Harlestone, Postcode NN7 4EW, CR SP 707645, OS Explorer map 223. Note, this walk is different to Jans walk “detailed” May 14th! A pleasant walk for a summers evening taking in the countryside at the “back of the pub” walking towards Church Brampton; then walking adjacent to the railway track and the river until we join the back of Harlestone heath (firs) for an amble through the woods and back to the pub. A couple of inclines but mainly flat, no stiles. Parking in the Fox & Hounds car park.

 

 

AUGUST

 

Saturday 3 August

Leader:                          John Churchman                                 07821 143067                                            5.7 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The White Horse, Walgrave Road, Old, Postcode NN6 9QX, GR SP 785732, OS Explorer map 223. An undulating but rewarding walk with fine views via Faxton and Scaldwell village including 10 stiles. Park in the pub car park only if staying for lunch. A table is booked, please inform John if you wish to eat. If parking within the village, please park with consideration.

 

 

Thursday 8 August

Leader:                      Bill & Sue                         07840 870281                                                                   3.7 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 1900 hrs at the church of St Peter & St Paul, Church Street, Rothersthorpe, Postcode NN7 3HS. A walk across fields and along the Grand Union Canal to Gayton Junction, past Gayton Marina and Rothersthorpe Locks.

 

Sunday 11 August

Leader:                         Annie & Mike                      07816 641986 / 07444 569536                                     5.5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am, Little Everdon, Postcode NN11 3BG, GR SP 595580, OS Explorer map 207. Walking the Nene way almost to Weedon, then back towards Newnham and on to Little Everdon taking in lovely Northamptonshire views. Walk contains a few stiles. Roast lunch is available at The Plough Inn, Everdon; it is expensive however if you wish to join Annie & Mike, please call the pub directly to book on 01327 361588 at least 3 weeks before the date. Mention the walking group and the name Bosley then they will endeavor to sit us all together. Please park with consideration for others in the village.

 

 

Saturday 17 August

Leader:                            Gill Finch                                         07977 422473                                            6.5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am, in the free car park which is set at the back of the Rural Shopping Yard, Castle Ashby, Postcode NN7 1LE. A fantastic circular walk from Castle Ashby, walking through the delightful hamlet of Chadstone, across open fields and woodland to Cogenhoe. Following a beautiful stretch of the River Nene to Whiston Church Combe Hill, with fantastic views. There are a few hills, especially a steep path to Whiston Church and several stiles. Refreshments available after the walk at the Falcon, Castle Ashby. Public toilets: Rural Shopping Yard

 

Sunday 25 August

Leader:                       Jim & Denise                        07986 756020                                                              6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The Saracen’s Head, Main Street, Little Brington, Postcode NN7 4HS, GR SP 663637, OS Explorer map 223. Starting from the Saracens Head, Little Brington, walking to Great Brington and then down towards Nobottle Wood. The walk is mainly flat with some short gentle inclines - two stiles. Please let me know by the 3rd August if you would like lunch afterwards. (Sunday lunch is £16 to £20)

 

 

Saturday 31 August

Leader:                             Linda Lamb                          07392 838990                                                         5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am Braunston Village Hall, The Green, Braunston, Postcode NN11 7HW, GR SP 544663, OS Landranger map 152. A walk mainly through farmland with good views partly along the Jurassic Way. There is a short walk along the canal passing the pump house build 1897. We will also pass the medieval Wolfhampcote church. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. The Admiral Nelson is on the canal or alternatively The Old Plough is in the village.

 

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

 

 

Evenings (May to August only):                                        

 

 

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

 

 

 

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