Walking (Half Day – Tuesday)


Activity

Walks are normally around five miles - followed by a convivial lunch!

Where and when

We meet on the first Tuesday of the month at various locations throughout the surrounding area.

 

Other information

New members are most welcome so do please contact me for more information.

Contact details

Diana Baxter 0116 279 2947   email: kibhardi@hotmail.com


News

Walking Half Day Tuesday – May

Tuesday Walking Despite a rather wet and cold day sixteen walkers set off up a steep hill from Launde Abbey . We then enjoyed a short walk in Park wood where we saw some early Bluebells in flower. Then it was across fields and downhill along roads and tracks back to  Launde Abbey followed by  […]

Tuesday U3A walking group – April report

Despite a rather wet and cold day sixteen walkers set off up a steep hill from Launde Abbey . We then enjoyed a short walk in Park wood where we saw some early Bluebells in flower. Then it was across fields and downhill along roads and tracks back to  Launde Abbey followed by  a lovely […]

Tuesday April walk

The April walk on Tuesday 2nd April starts from Launde  Abbey which is a residential retreat and conference  centre set in parkland near East Norton LE7 9XB. Please meet at 10.00 am to order food. The walk will start at 10.15 am.This circular  undulating walk visits Launde Park wood and is a mixture of mainly […]

Tuesday walking group March report

A bright sunny day welcomed the twenty members of the walking group as we set off from The Old Barn Inn in Glooston village. Admiring the mass of snowdrops in the church yard we crossed over the fields to the hamlet of  Stonton Wyville where everyone went to visit the small church. Then we enjoyed […]

A walker's legs

Walking (Tuesday) February/March

Starting at the church at Welham thirteen members of the walking group set off climbing up hill towards the Langton Caudle.  After a brief stop at the top of the hill to catch our breathe we walked through several grass fields being careful to avoid the numerous rabbit burrows and badger sett. Then it was […]

Walking (Half day Tuesday) – January 2019

The Tuesday walking group had a lovely day for their Christmas walk on Tuesday 4th December. The walk which  was led by John Flower went from The Queens Head  in Saddington along the canal to Debdale Grange. There was then a refreshment stop of hot mulled wine and mince pies before the group climbed up […]

A walker's legs

Tuesday Walking – December Report

The Tuesday walkers had a lovely day for their Christmas walk on Tuesday 4th December. The walk was led by John from the Queens Head pub in Saddington  village and went along the Grand union canal to Debdale Grange.  There was then  a refreshment stop of hot mulled wine and mince pies before the group […]

A walker's legs

Tuesday walking group – December

The Christmas walk will be from the Queens Head pub at Saddington.  The walk will start at 10.00 am on Tuesday 4th December and will be followed by a Christmas meal at 12.45pm.

A walker's legs

Walking Half Day (Tuesday) – November

The next walk on Tuesday 6th November is a circular walk from The Dog and Gun pub in Kilby. Please meet at 10.00 am to order food. The walk is across grass fields, tracks and by the canal then along a quiet road.

A walker's legs

Report on September walk

The September walk was from The Royal Oak pub in Cossington village. This was mainly a river walk. We went into the Cossington Meadows nature reserve which lies next to the River Soar and walked to Sileby mill where we enjoyed a short break. Then we walked back through the  reserve stopping to look at […]