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Wednesday 26th June 2019
Ridgmont/Eversholt/Woburn
Easy walk with some stiles and slight inclines
Chris Morley 07836 310262
John Hannington 07840 819739
Ridgmont/Eversholt/Woburn Park walk, part of the Greensands Ridge Walk
47 bus Dunstable to Ridgmont 8.48 a.m. 47 bus Woburn to Dunstable 1.52 p.m.

Asda 8.40 a.m.
Approx 2.30 p.m.
6 miles

Thursday 27th June 2019
Dunstable to Harpenden
David 07477004170
Walk from Dunstable to Harpenden for fish 'n' chips at Godfreys, calling at Harpers for elevenses on the way. 321 and busway back to Dunstable.

09.10 Church St bus stop (Winston Churchill)
About 12 ml.

Saturday 29th June 2019
Woburn
Julia Fullwood 07958 082009
Circular walk from Woburn car park taking in Potsgrove, Battlesden, Milton Bryan and Eversholt

09.30 French's Ave.
About 11 ml. Return about 17.00

Saturday 29th June 2019
Kew Gardens
Social Event
sheila 07970328670 or
carolyn 07495950551
Meeting at Leagrave station 29th June at 8.50 train due to leave 9:09 Thameslink to Brighton platform 1 tickets can be purchase  on the day or in advance, at the station or online.  Senior railcard £11.50 or Adult £17.40  this is super off peak ,there is also a group option.  If going from Luton  platform 1 train 9.13 One  change at  West Hampstead come out of the station and  walk about 10 min  to Richmond  overground station then get off at Kew Gardens station, then it's about  5 minute  walk to Kew Gardens.  Can bring packed lunch but food is available there. Travel time : trains and walking roughly 1 hour 40 mins  some steps going to and from stations  Ticket prices for Kew concessions  online £14.50 on the gate. £16.50. Adult  £18 at the gate Concessions £16.50 online . There are some 2 for one offers  travelling by  train  see websites T&C applies  some reference to paying on the gate so please check if you do this.  Return arrangements can be discussed on the day maybe a meal before returning home. Parking at Leagrave car park  £2.70 all day


Sunday 30th June 2019
Wendover
Peter Astier 07547893704
Circular walk from Wendover library car park. Up to Wendover Woods than via Buckland Common and Swan Bottom back to the start. Woodland, hills and valleys so not flat.

09.30 Wilko car park
About 9 ml. Return about 15.30

Thursday 4th July 2019
Childwick Green
David 07477004170
09.15 A busway bus to Luton Interchange for 09.40 321 bus to Childwick Green. Circular walk taking in St Albans and Sandridge. Return via 321 bus and busway.

09.05 at Church St bus stop.
About 11 ml.

Saturday 6th July 2019
Ampthill Ramble
Half-Day Walk
Sue Jenkins 07443016095

A circular walk involving Ampthill and Maulden.  Not sure where we will start this, I will decide once I have done the pre-walk.


Meet at Priory at 9.30
Return 13.30 approx. Distance 6/7 miles.

Sunday 7th July 2019
Winslow
David 07477004170
Circular walk from Greyhound Lane car park, Winslow taking in Addington, Adstock, Great and Little Horwood, Swanbourne.

09.30 French's Ave.
About 13 ml. Return about 16.30

Wednesday 10th July 2019
Day out in Oxford
Mike’s Midweek walk
Mike 07594577129
Catching a bus to Milton Keynes to pick up the X5 to Oxford, where you are free to do what you would like. We can walk along the Oxford Canal  & Thames on a circular walk  ( to be decided on the day subject to the weather ). We will pick a bus up back to MK to catch another bus back to Dunstable/Luton. Classed as a easy walk , with plenty of places for refreshments  if you don’t want to bring anything .

8.20am at High St North bus stop to pick up the 8.30 F70 to Milton Keynes.
Return late evening depending on time leaving Oxford & connecting bus home at MK.
Distance 5/6 miles

Wednesday 10th July 2019
Committee Meeting
Meeting
Carolyn or Gill
Carolyn secretary: c.cooper47@icloud.com. Venue: The Globe pub, Winfield Street, LU6 ILS. Meeting open to members to attend to observe.

7.30pm
9.00pm

Thursday 11th July 2019
Bulbourne to Dunstable
David 07477004170
09.17 61A bus to Bulbourne. Walk via GU Canal and Ashridge to Dunstable.

09.10 West Street bus stop (Lombardo's)
About 12 ml

Saturday 13th July 2019
Wigginton Hawridge circular
Day Walk
Peter Astier 07547893704
The walk starts at the car park by playing field near pub and café and goes to Hawridge Common.  We return via Cholesbury where we will have a pub stop before continuing via Scrubs Wood and Grims Ditch.

Priory School 9.30
12 mls

Sunday 14th July 2019
Chess Valley walk.
Half-Day Walk
Cliff Shaw 07766958133
A walk with fine views and attractive riverside walking, through the Chess valley on the edge of the Chilterns. Half way stop in Sarratt for refreshments.

9.30 at Yum Yum/Wilko car park
2 pm 6 mls approx

Thursday 18th July 2019
Hatching Green to Dunstable
David 07477004170
09.15 A bus to Luton Interchange. 09.40 321 bus to Hatching Green/Harpenden Common. Walk via Rothamsted, Flamstead and Markyate back to Dunstable.

09.05 at Church St bus stop
About 13 ml.

Saturday 20th July 2019
Totternhoe/Downs
Half-Day Walk
Alan 07957438153
For those who like to work up an appetite there will be an easy five mile walk before the BBQ.  Please park at Cliff's house.

10.30
1pm 5 mls

Saturday 20th July 2019
Summer BBQ and Garden Party
Social
Alan - 07957 438153
alan.plumley@ntlworld.com
The barbecue will start around 1pm. Food will be ready around 2pm. Please bring drinks and your own seating (optional), house slippers would be helpful. There will be delicious Mediterranean themed sides, salads and desserts. Cost £7.00 per head (cheque or cash) which must be paid to Alan by July 8th. Please text or email Alan to book by the deadline and state if you're a vegetarian. We look forward to seeing you there for some exciting food, good company and music.

Cliff is again providing his spacious garden for the party - please note the address/directions: 46 Tring Road, Lu6 2PT. This is the B489 road, West Dunstable. Cliff's house is on the right, with balloons outside,five hundred yards after the Totternhoe Road turning.

Cheques payable to Dunstable Walking and Hostelling Group and sent to A. Plumley, 25 Manor Park, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, LU5 5BU. Alternatively, given to a committee member. Gill can take cash/cheques if you see her on a walk.

1-2pm
Leave in your own time

Sunday 21st July 2019
Orkney Trip
Julian 07979 435856
Trip to Orkney is now fully booked.


Sunday 21st July 2019
Clophill Circular
Intermediate Walk
Wendy Hopkins 01582 602235/07712 336318
Starting from Great Lane, Clophill, this slow walk incorporates a leisurely lunch stop offering tea, cakes, toilets and more ……. and only 2 stiles!

Meet at French's Ave at 9.30 am
Return around 4.30/5 pm Distance about 9 miles

Thursday 25th July 2019
Weatherspoon Wander
Bring your ideas about where to walk today and discuss them over tea/coffee. May involve a bus or two.

09.00 Gary Cooper
About 12 ml

Saturday 27th July 2019
Ashridge Circular
Half-day Walk
Hazel Rolt 07929889292
Parking at the top end of the Golden Valley, then proceeding to Brownlows Cafe and the Monument, skirting the golf course. After tea shop stop picking up the Chiltern Way back to Wood yard Cottages and Ashridge College, then into Golden Valley and back to the cars.
This is an easy walk with no steep hills or stiles.

Meet at Priory School at 9.30 am
Return about 2.00pm depending upon length of cafe stop.
Distance 5 miles

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