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DON'T FORGET!!

The 2012 Hyndburn Ramblers AGM will take place on Monday 19th November at Accrington Town Hall at 7.30pm prompt. All welcome.


WELCOME to the Hyndburn Ramblers Website. Contained throughout these pages are, hopefully, everything you'll ever need to know about us in order to join us out and about. New members to the Group are always welcome.

We do hope you enjoy looking through the site and thanks for doing so. Please do Contact Us with any comments you may have.

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ABOUT US

The Hyndburn Group of the Ramblers is based in North East Lancashire and comprises of the townships of Accrington, Oswaldtwistle, Church, Great Harwood, Clayton-le-Moors, Rishton and Altham.

The Group organises guided walks most weekends and these are mainly within an hours drive of Hyndburn, ranging from 5 to 20 miles in length, and take place over either a full day or on an afternoon. We also have a thriving Wednesday Walking Group and there are also some short summer evening strolls.

If you are interested in coming for a walk with our friendly group then please feel free to come along to Plantation Street Car Park, Accrington (GR SD763284) and join us for a few trial outings. Consult our walks programme on the website for more details.

All are encouraged to join the Ramblers and as a member you will receive the quarterly RA magazine, Walk and a quarterly North East Lancs Area newsletter. There are also discretionary discounts in many outdoor stores, including 10% off at Cotswolds, Blacks and Rohan. Local stores offering discounts include Accrington's Fell & Mountain.


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LATEST GROUP NEWS


17th October 2012

New walk report for last Sundays walk from Gargrave is now online HERE.

11th October 2012

New walk report for last Sundays walk over Bowland is now online HERE.

2nd October 2012

New walk report for last Fridays evening walk at Blackpool is now online HERE.

21st September 2012

Many thanks to all those who volunteered to lead walks for 2013. We once again have a very varied programme for next year! Two changes to note are a) there is now a grading system for the walks in order to allow people to choose which walks they are able to do and b) the Sunday afternoon walks are now 11am starts instead of midday.

7th September 2012

REMINDER!! 2013 Leaders Meeting - Just one week to go to get your walks in for next year if you cannot make the meeting on the 17th of September folks!

7th September 2012

Many thanks to all who supported us at the 35th Anniversary Quiz last Friday night. The event was attended by none other than The Ramblers Chief Exec Benedict Southworth who is pictured below with Hyndburn Group Chairman Trevor Whittaker at the start of the evening. Many thanks too go to the evenings quizmaster, Big Syd, who handled the assemblage very well indeed and to The Peel Park, Accrington, for their hospitality.

Look out for our next social event in the next Area News!

7th September 2012

Two new reports for you folks! First up is the short Grindleton walk from the 19th of August which can be found HERE.

Next up is the walk on the 2nd of September. Although originally scheduled as Aysgarth on the programme the leader opted for doing the cancelled Coldstones walk from the end of April. A great day was had and you can read about it HERE.

25th August 2012

Please be aware that the walk for next Sunday, Sept 2nd, with the destination scheduled for Aysgarth will now be at Coldstones. All other details are the same. Thank you!

25th August 2012

Another reminder about the forthcoming 2013 Leaders Meeting!! It is being held on Monday the 17th of September at The Greyhound, Whalley Road, Accrington commencing at 7.00pm prompt.
If you can't attend but would like to submit some walks please EMAIL ON or BEFORE September 14th PLEASE!!!! Also it is appreciated greatly if all entries are submitted in the same order as the programme - Date, Time, Destination, Leader, Miles - as this helps greatly when filling in the draft version. Thank to all those who have already submitted their walks!

25th August 2012

The final catch-up report for last weekends Lakes walk is now online HERE.

22nd August 2012

Another new walk report now online HERE for the Boulsworth Letterboxing walk on the 12th. Catching up slowly!!

21st August 2012

Sorry for the lack of updates of late due to technical reasons but hopefully all should be ok for the near future. There are three reports to go up and the first of these, for Steve Gilleards Burnsall walk at the start of the month can be found HERE.
A reminder also about the Quiz next Friday, the 31st. The event is Ticket Only so if you wish to attend please get yours via the usual means - email, text, facebook or twitter - just £5 per person inc supper!

1st August 2012

A reminder to all prospective Walk Leaders for 2013 to get planning your walks for next year as the Leaders Meeting is fast approaching. It is being held on Monday the 17th of September at The Greyhound, Whalley Road, Accrington commencing at 7.00pm prompt.
If you can't attend but would like to submit some walks please EMAIL ON or BEFORE September 14th PLEASE!!!! Also it is appreciated greatly if all entries are submitted in the same order as the programme - Date, Time, Destination, Leader, Miles - as this helps greatly when filling in the draft version. Thank You!

1st August 2012

Just 30 days to go before our now annual Quiz Night on the 31st of August. Tickets are going well and you'll also get to meet the Ramblers Chief Exec Benedict Southworth! Get yours now for the bargain price of £5 inc supper by contacting us via the usual means - email, text, facebook or twitter!!

1st August 2012

New walk report for last Sunday's walk at Cockerham led by Phil Bedson now online HERE

25th July 2012

New walk report for last Sunday's walk in Derbyshire led by Trevor Whittaker now online HERE

22nd July 2012

New walk report for the short walk on Sunday the 15th led by Kath and Christine is now online HERE.

8th July 2012

Tickets for the 2012 Quiz Night on Friday 31st August 2012 are now on sale at £5 each (inc. supper). Details in Area News - out soon - or contact by the usual means at top left!!

8th July 2012

New walk report for last Sunday's short walk over Beacon Hill led by Sue Larder now online HERE.

27th June 2012

**WALK CANCELLATION** - Please note that this Saturdays walk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

10th June 2012

Back up to date now with the most recent report which is from last weekends six mile walk by Sue Larder and it can be found HERE.

9th June 2012

Two more reports from recent weeks for you. First up is one for Terry Hulme's walk way back on May 20th which has been squeezed in before the last one HERE. Next up is the rather large report for the four day walk this year - The Pendle Witches Way - which can be found HERE.
There is another to come and hopefully it will be online soon!

6th June 2012

After the Jubilee weekend there is quite a backlog of things to do including three reports to go up - please be patient!!

30th May 2012

Hyndburn Group are looking to have a stand at a summer fair over the August Bank Holiday weekend at Oswaldtwistle Mills. We are primarily planning on the Saturday and Sunday and would like members to volunteer for a couple of hours (or more!) on either one or both days. If you will be able to help please contact us using the methods above - phone or email! Thanks in advance!!

30th May 2012

A new report is now up for Pauline Hughes Bolton Abbey/Barden Bridge walk last weekend and you can find it HERE

23rd May 2012

A new report is now up for the second Lakeland Saturday walk over Blencathra last weekend and you can find it HERE

23rd May 2012

A new report is now up for Richard and Veronica's Noyna walk and you can find it HERE

22nd May 2012

Reminder of the Committee meeting NEXT Monday the 28th due to the Jubilee Bank Holiday. All welcome at The Greyhound from 7pm prompt.

25th April 2012

A new report is now up for the walk over Whalley Nab last Sunday and you can find it HERE

24th April 2012

Two new walk reports for you folks and another to come!! The first is from Sheila Taylors Slaidburn walk the other Sunday and can be found HERE. The next is from this years first Lakeland Saturday walk led by Robert Eccles last Saturday which can be found HERE. Coming soon will be Sue Larders short walk from Sunday.

24th April 2012

The more observant amongst you will have noticed that the Ramblers Bookshop ad to the right is no longer displayed due to it having ceased to operate.

10th April 2012

A new report is now up for the walk in Derbyshire last Saturday led by Robert Eccles and you can find it HERE

6th April 2012

A new report is now online for the Historic Waterways walk last Sunday HERE. Richard Wallwork has written it as a newsletter type report so you can view it in Word or as a PDF. Enjoy!

3rd April 2012

Hyndburn Ramblers are pleased to announce the launch of a new text service for both enquiries and announcements. If you wish to subscribe to the service text SUB and your full name to 07445572682. Your initial text will be charged at your normal rate but any from Hyndburn Ramblers will be free to receive.

3rd April 2012

A new report is now on the site for Jo-Anne Doran's second successive walk last Sunday HERE.

27th March 2012

A new report is now on the site for the Arnside and Silverdale walk last Sunday HERE. It's also got the new slideshow at the end!

21st March 2012

The slideshow above has been upgraded to the new format with no less than 20 pictures from the Groups past walks. Enjoy!

21st March 2012

A new report is now on the site for the Reelers Way walk last Sunday HERE. In a first for the website there are no pictures but you do get a video!!

16th March 2012

A little bit of a change on the newest walk report. We've replaced the gallery with a slideshow which will hopefully be more user friendly. We'll see what the feedback is like and if favourable it will be implemented as a standard feature on all future reports. We'll also upgrade the slide show above with the same coding.
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15th March 2012

A new report is now on the site for the Over Pendle and Clarion House walk last Sunday HERE

6th March 2012

A new report is now on the site for the wintry Malham walk last Sunday HERE

2nd March 2012

A new report for the Haslingden Grane walk last Sunday is now online HERE

23rd February 2012

As stated earlier there is now a new report on the site for the Hornby walk on the 12th. You can find it HERE

23rd February 2012

We are still here so sorry for the lack of updates! There is a new report nearly ready to go up for the Hornby walk and it will hopefully be there soon.

Meanwhile it is getting close to the closing date for the 4 day walk at the beginning of June so hurry up and get your slip from the Area News returned soon - 29th of February will be it. The walk this year is The Pendle Witches Way which is a route created by Phil Bedson in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Pendle Witch Trials. The whole route has been published in booklet form and is now available to purchase through the dedicated Website.

31st January 2012

Two new walk reports for you all to peruse this week. First up is the Mytholmroyd walk led by Trevor Whittaker and the second is for Sue Larder's Pendleton walk. Enjoy!

24th January 2012

Your Area News will shortly be dropping through your letterboxes with details about booking for The Pendle Witches Way walk in June so ensure you fill the form in and return it asap! Meanwhile, the website for the book is now live - The Pendle Witches Way....

24th January 2012

Another new report for Sundays Nicky Nook walk led by Dawn Taylor is now online HERE.

16th January 2012

The second of this years walk reports is now online HERE and details the goings on as Steve Gilleard led the Group up Ingleborough.

12th January 2012

Last year saw 55 walk reports posted on the site - thanks again to all those who submitted them. I'm sure you are looking forward to this years exploits so to get you in the mood your first one is HERE

12th January 2012

For those of you interested in the 4 day walk in early June please ensure you read your Area News when it arrives as there are booking details there.

12th January 2012

As ever at this time of year things have been archived in the appropriate section. So the 2011 programme, walk reports and group news can now be found by going to ARCHIVES

9th January 2012

Happy New Year to all our walkers and website readers! It was a great start to the year with no fewer than 15 people on Sheila Taylors walk on Sunday the 8th which was a circular from Plantation Street to Haslingden Grane. With three new walkers on the day lets hope the year continues with as much success.


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