Author Archives: Jill

Latest News

For more details on all news items follow this link. The 2017 Autumn Programme and Newsletter are now available. New  Coordinator needed for 2018 Lakes Week  (8th-15th September 2018) – See News Booking for Spring 2018 coach & hotel trip to Ilkley, Yorkshire, … Continue reading

Posted in Sticky | 2 Comments

Pembrokeshire coast path walk, Friday 18th to Friday 25th May 2018 – update with more space available

As advertised in the current newsletter, the Club is organising a week’s walking along the fabulous Pembrokeshire coast path in May 2018. We initially booked two adjacent self-catering properties just outside Newport, near Fishguard, the Old Rectory and Retreat Cottage … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, News | Comments Off on Pembrokeshire coast path walk, Friday 18th to Friday 25th May 2018 – update with more space available

Glossop Travelodge booking, Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October (2 nights)

The 12 rooms booked by the Club at the Glossop Travelodge, on the west of the Dark Peak area of the National Park, for the two nights Friday September 29th and Saturday September 30th, have been snapped up!   There is … Continue reading

Posted in Hostel Weekends, News | Comments Off on Glossop Travelodge booking, Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October (2 nights)

South Downs hostel weekend – Truleigh Hill, Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November 2017

The Club has booked sole occupancy of the YHA’s newly-refurbished Truleigh Hill hostel, situated right on the South Downs Way, for the two nights Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November. The views are fantastic and there is excellent walking straight … Continue reading

Posted in Hostel Weekends, News | Comments Off on South Downs hostel weekend – Truleigh Hill, Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November 2017

CRC COACH AND HOTEL WEEKEND 6-8 April 2018 Craiglands Hotel Ilkley

The Club has booked the Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley,  Yorkshire for our Spring Hotel weekend 2018.   There are 45 places in a mix of single, double and twin en-suite rooms. http://www.craiglands.co.uk/ Ilkley is an attractive spa town situated in Lower Wharfedale … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, News | Comments Off on CRC COACH AND HOTEL WEEKEND 6-8 April 2018 Craiglands Hotel Ilkley

Blaxhall YH, Suffolk – Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th February 2018 (2 nights)

The Club has booked exclusive use of Blaxhall YH, near Snape and Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast, in early February 2018. The hostel is comfortable with several lounges and is almost next door to The Ship Inn for evening meals … Continue reading

Posted in Hostel Weekends, News | Comments Off on Blaxhall YH, Suffolk – Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th February 2018 (2 nights)

Club coach and hotel trip to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2017

There are still twin/double rooms available on the Club’s trip to the Royal Forest of Dean, a fabulous place to visit in the Autumn. We are staying at the historic Speech House Hotel near Coleford, Gloucestershire, .(www.thespeechhouse.co.uk). set in the … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, Events, News | Comments Off on Club coach and hotel trip to the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2017

Club autumn coach/hotel trips saved!

Many thanks to Sally Jaggard, a Wednesday ‘A’ walker, who has very kindly volunteered to take over the core organisation of Autumn coach/hotel trips from Meg. Sally will be booking accommodation etc from autumn 2018 on. She can depend on … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Club autumn coach/hotel trips saved!

Bishop’s Castle Shropshire – Friday 6th to Friday 13th July 2018

The Club has booked sole use of the Old Schoolhouse and adjoining cottage for a week in early July 2018 – Friday 6th to Friday 13th. Bishop’s Castle in Shropshire  is well-placed for excellent walks close by, including Clun,  Offa’s … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, News | Comments Off on Bishop’s Castle Shropshire – Friday 6th to Friday 13th July 2018

Sad news – Ron Bailey

Ron Bailey, one of the Club’s most active and long-standing members, died on 9th May, aged 101, just 3 days after his birthday. The funeral service will be held at 3.00pm on Tuesday 6th June at the West Suffolk Crematorium … Continue reading

Posted in News, Obituaries. | Comments Off on Sad news – Ron Bailey

Llangollen hostel trip Friday 4th to Monday 7th May 2018 (3 nights)

The Club is returning to the very comfortable 8 bedroom Llangollen hostel for the first Bank Holiday weekend in May 2018. We have exclusive use of this centrally-located house. There are two double rooms; other rooms are mainly for a … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, News | Comments Off on Llangollen hostel trip Friday 4th to Monday 7th May 2018 (3 nights)

Wirksworth, Peak District – 3 nights at Sycamore Farm, Friday 16th to Monday 19th March 2018

The Club has booked 3 adjoining self-catering premises at Sycamore Farm in Ashleyhay, near Wirksworth in the southern part of the Peak District, for 3 nights Friday 16th to Monday 19th March 2018. The accommodation is on an eco-farm, right … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, News | Comments Off on Wirksworth, Peak District – 3 nights at Sycamore Farm, Friday 16th to Monday 19th March 2018

2016 AGM report

Many thanks to everyone who came to the Club’s AGM on Saturday 19th November; your support is very much appreciated by the Committee. Following reports on the past year and an overview of future events, the meeting considered donations. Our … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on 2016 AGM report

A week in Wensleydale, Yorkshire: Friday 11th to 18th August 2017

The Club has booked a large, self-catering house in Middleham, Wensleydale for the week Friday 11th to Friday 18th August 2017. School House – also called Yorkshire Dales House – is in the middle of this well-serviced village near Leyburn, … Continue reading

Posted in Booking Now - Club Trips, News | Comments Off on A week in Wensleydale, Yorkshire: Friday 11th to 18th August 2017

Lakes week 2017 – Saturday 9th to 16th September, Windermere [now filled]

The Club’s 2017 Lake District walking week is shifting its base to the southern lakes. We have selected the busy town of Windermere, easily accessible by train and close to such classic walks as the Kentmere Round, the Conistone hills … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Lakes week 2017 – Saturday 9th to 16th September, Windermere [now filled]

For sale – boots and gaiters

1 pair Scarpa boots size 43 never worn (blue, gortex) LITE TREK GTX –  £20 ono 1 pair gaiters (to knees) – £1 1 pair gaiters just covering socks – £1 Please contact Pat on  pat_motherwell@hotmail.com if interested

Posted in For Sale | Comments Off on For sale – boots and gaiters

Sad news – Bill Willows

CRC members will be very sad to hear that Bill Willows has died after a short illness. Bill was a regular Wednesday walker for a long time and a good friend to many. Bill’s funeral is a private family occasion. … Continue reading

Posted in News, Obituaries. | Comments Off on Sad news – Bill Willows

Sad news

We have been notified of the deaths of two former CRC members – Ray Kemp and Bridget Perry. Bridget’s funeral was held in December 2015; unfortunately there is no more information available regarding Ray. Bridget was a regular Club walker … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries. | Comments Off on Sad news

Jean Harlow

Pam writes: Jean Harlow was a Wednesday A walker from Saffron Walden long ago.  She will be remembered by we older walkers.  Jean, a Vicar’s wife and Welsh, certainly enlivened all the walks she took part in.  She also led … Continue reading

Posted in Obituaries. | Comments Off on Jean Harlow

Annual CRC Subscriptions now due!

Just a reminder that the annual 2015/16 CRC subscription was due on 1st November. If you haven’t paid you won’t receive the winter 2016 Programme and Newsletter. So – to make sure you are kept in touch – PLEASE switch to a … Continue reading

Posted in DO NOT USE!, News | Comments Off on Annual CRC Subscriptions now due!

2015 Annual General Meeting

After 10 years sterling service Simon Watkins has retired from the critical post of Club Treasurer; he was thanked for his commitment with the granting of Honorary Life Membership. Our new Treasurer is Jim Rickard, a regular Wednesday ‘A’ walker. … Continue reading

Posted in DO NOT USE!, News | Comments Off on 2015 Annual General Meeting