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The 2024 Winter Newsletter is here.  Please note that we are no longer issuing printed  Programmes – see the Newsletter

For more details on all news items follow this link.

  • First Club weekend walking trip in 2025 – North Downs, based Aldershot, Friday 31st January to Sunday 2nd February (2 nights) – see News
  • Summer Coach Outing to Aldeburgh now booking; Sunday June 23rd, with A, B and C walks. Book it or lose it! See News
  • London walks to continue – come and explore Belsize Park and Hampstead with Marcus on Saturday 27th April 2024. For details, see News
  • Still some single-occupancy rooms available on Club’s week trip to Skipton, Friday 12th to 19th July 2024. See News
  • Help required to make the Club’s trip to Keswick, 14th to 21st September 2024, a success! See News
  • Late availability on the Club’s Coach & Hotel weekend trip to Harrogate, Yorkshire, Friday 18th to Sunday 20th October 2024 (2 nights). See News
  • Booking now open for long autumn weekend trip to Bishops Castle, Shropshire, 1st to 4th November 2024 (3 nights). See News
  • Club’s trip to walk the Anglesey Coast Path, 31st May to 7th June 2024 – see News for any late availability; Club booked accommodation is full.
  • Very sad news – Janet Moreton. See News for details if you wish to donate to a charity in Janet’s memory
  • Ramblers lose objection to a footpath diversion in Lode parish – see News
  • Spam emails being received by Club members – Watch out! See News
  • Please contribute ideas for spending the Club’s ‘Walking Partnership’ funds – see News
  • Items in the ‘For Sale’ section of the ‘Members’ part of the website. This is a useful way of finding a good home for quality walking gear that is no longer needed.
  • Consultation on several Cambridge ‘greenway’ commuter cycling routes  – please get involved – see News
  • Car parking arrangements at Kirtling Village Hall – see News
  • Parking at Wimpole Hall for CRC groups – concession for non-NT members agreed. See News
  • ‘Don’t Lose Your Way’ – how you can help with the Ramblers’ Campaign to discover ‘lost’ paths – see News
  • Details of the Club’s Privacy Policy relating to managing Members’ personal data and communications is available on-line. See News and Members
  • The CRC annual subscription of £4.00 is due 1st November each year; no sub – no programme or newsletter! Payment by Standing Order preferred

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Summer Coach Outing to Aldeburgh, Suffolk, Sunday 23rd June 2024

The Club’s popular Summer coach outing will be on Sunday 23rd June 2024 and this year’s destination is Aldeburgh in Suffolk. With A, B and C walks on offer, this is a wonderful day out. You are very welcome to come along and organise your own activities in this delightful seaside town. The trip provides a good opportunity to meet up with friends who walk with other Club groups.

The cost is just £16 per person and anyone wanting to book should initially contact Anne our new organiser, at She will provide details of the Club’s bank account and we encourage people to pay via bank transfer, if possible. If payment by cheque is preferred, Anne will provide details of the address to post cheques to, (payable to Cambridge Rambling Club). Travel details are to be confirmed, but we will leave from Milton P&R site.

Please do come along for a great day out; it would be a great shame if we have to cancel the trip due to lack of support.



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Skipton – a walking week in Yorkshire, Friday 12th to Friday 19th July 2024

The Club has booked self-catering accommodation in Skipton for a week in mid July 2024 and, due to cancellations, there are still rooms available for single or double occupancy! Skipton provides an excellent base for a wide range of walking in the Yorkshire Dales. With a station in the town there are opportunities to travel on the Settle Carlisle Railway, opening up linear as well as circular walks. Skipton is a market town and has good shopping facilities.

Sole occupancy of a room with a shared bathroom costs £275 for the accommodation; anyone sharing a room pays £250 per head.  The deposit to secure a place is £75 per head. The balance is due on 1st May. All bookings are with Jill, not the Club. Please contact her at for her address or bank account details.

Please let Jill know if you are happy to lead an A or B walk during the week and if you have a preference for where to walk.

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Bishop’s Castle Shropshire – long weekend trip Friday 1st to Monday 4th November 2024, 3 nights

The Club will be walking in Shropshire in early November 2024, based once more in the delightful market town, Bishop’s Castle. We have booked several self-catering properties and can offer members sole occupancy of a room for £150 per person – or £120 pp if you are willing to share a double or twin. We plan to offer half day walks on both the Friday and Monday. If anyone needs a lift or wants a pick-up from the nearest railway station, Craven Arms, please let Jill know; Jill is dealing with all bookings.

A £50 deposit is required to secure a place, with the balance due on 1st September 2024.

Offers of walks’ leaders, A and B options, to Jill please.

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