From time-to-time, important information will be published in this space which needs to be passed to members between programme publication dates. For club weekends and other special events; booking details are available in the full programme.
The Rambling Club Annual General Meeting was held at the Victory Club, Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham at 7.30pm on Monday 13 November 2023.
Link to AGM minutes for AGM 2023:
Walking highlights - Spring programme
Harrogate Coach Holiday Weekend: Sunday 28th April – Thursday 2nd May 2024
Our destination is the 115-bed historic Crown Hotel in Harrogate. The hotel is situated just
north of the town centre on the edge of the Montpellier District to make us feel at home. The
town centre, Betty’s Tearooms and a Wetherspoons in the old Winter Gardens are all close
at hand. The renowned Valley Gardens with its themed gardens, floral displays and historic
buildings is just round the corner. The town is well situated for walking, being close to Lower
Wharfedale and Nidderdale. In addition, there is an abundance of nearby attractions such as
Fountains Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Ripley Castle, Harlow Carr Gardens, Harewood House, and
Knaresborough Town/Castle. The cost of the weekend will be £375 for those sharing a twin
or double room, which includes four nights half board accommodation, coach travel, the
services of the driver all weekend, and tips. There is a single room supplement of £25/night,
giving a total of £475 for one of these. There are eight single rooms available, which will be
allocated by ballot, and twenty double/twin rooms.
Further details available in the full programme.
Winchcombe Walking Festival - 17-19 May 2024
During the period of the Spring programme is the Winchcombe Walking Festival in May will have a good choice of
walks around Winchcombe: https://www.winchcombewelcomeswalkers.com/programme
Gloucestershire Ramblers Area Walking Together Event – Saturday 20th April 2024
This Walking Together event brings together several walking groups and clubs from around
Gloucestershire. There are walks of differing lengths starting from Temple Guiting Village
Hall and everyone is welcome. Meet at the hall for 10am and walks will leave after a brief
introduction. There are also some shorter walks later in the day.
High Visibility Waistcoats
Section 13 of the “Guidance for Walks Leaders” on the Club’s website suggests that “in bad
weather or darkness the leader and backmarker should consider wearing hi-visibility clothing
or a reflective arm band”. The committee has agreed to purchase two high visibility
waistcoats for each walk leader who wants them. One for the leader and one to lend to a
Details for ordering waistcoats are in the full programme.
"Cotswold Link Trail", printed by Roy Emes (and Anne Ochala)
Two of the walks in the Autumn programme 2023, 16th (Carol S) and 30th September (Guy V) were taken
from the above booklet.
Club 80th Birthday Celebration – Saturday 20 August 2022