Meet Programme
Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
French Alps, Vanoise Jul 06 - Jul 13, 2019 7 £196 12/2
Le Dahu Chalet
Photo: Vallandry Tourist Office
Le Dahu Chalet

Accommodation:
Six twin bedrooms

Website:
Le Dahu Chalet

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N45.5566 E6.7625

TRIP NOTES AND SPECIAL BOOKING FORM IN 'MEMBERS AREA'.

With a listing of 91 hikes in the area and a range of other activities including mountaineering, climbing, via ferrata, MTB and rafting there should be something for all tastes on this meet.

We have a luxury chalet in the centre of the village. There are six twin bedrooms (three with bathroom ensuite). Facilities include a large sun terrace, sauna and bar!

GETTING THERE

Participants will be responsible for arranging their own flights/transport. Some options below:

By train - TGV service from Paris > Bourg St Maurice. Stop at Landry recommended with the final 7km by taxi.

By air - into Geneva or Lyon with onward travel by bus, train or hire car.

By car - Peisey Vallandry is located 665 km from Paris with good motorway links for most of the route. It may be possible to car share with other members attending.

See link below for more details but note that shuttle buses referred to may only operate only in Winter.

HOW TO BOOK - trip notes and special booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://en.france-montagnes.com/resort/peisey-vallandry/randonnees

https://en.peisey-vallandry.com/summer/activities.html

https://en.peisey-vallandry.com/summer/acces.html


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jun 08, 2019


Latest cancellation date for members booked on this meet:

May 11, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Cadair Idris (Day Walk) Jul 09 - Jul 10, 2019 1 £- Free 6/5

Photo credit: Karen Purcell, Pixabay

Accommodation:
N/A

Website:

This event is on Tuesday, 09/07/19

Located in South Snowdonia, Cadair Idris rises to 893m. The plan is for a circular walk using the Minffordd path. See link below for details.

Getting there: no rail station in nearest town (Dolgellau) but a pickup can be arranged from Barmouth.

Book by emailing the Meet Booking Secretary.

Links:

https://www.walkingenglishman.com/wales14.html


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jul 02, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Peak District Aug 09 - Aug 11, 2019 2 £78 9/5
Woodlands Lodge
Monsal Dale. Photo: Pixabay.
Woodlands Lodge


Thornbridge Outdoors,
Great Longstone,
Bakewell,
Derbyshire
DE45 1NY

Accommodation:
Two bedrooms -see below

Website:
Woodlands Lodge

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N53.2364 W1.706    Postcode: DE45 1NY

More information

Set in the heart of the Peak District, 'Woodlands' is part of an outdoor centre but not as we know them!

Lounge with bi-fold doors onto an enclosed decking and patio area with seating; 50” wall mounted TV, Blu-ray player and Bluetooth speaker plus free wi-fi.

Bedroom (1) four people in 1 bunk bed, 1 single bed and 1 single profiling bed (that can also be used as a standard single bed) with an en-suite shower room.

Bedroom (2) five people in 2 bunk beds and 1 single bed.

Well equipped kitchen; shower room; utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer; underfloor heating throughout.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-2599-introduction

https://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-1273-introduction


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jul 19, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
NW Lakes Sep 13 - Sep 15, 2019 2 £28 16/6
Carlisle Mountaineering Club
Derwent Water. Credit: Pixabay.
Carlisle Mountaineering Club


CA12 5TU

Website:
Carlisle Mountaineering Club

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N54.5495 W3.1929    Postcode: CA12 5TU

More information

Beautifully situated in the remote Newlands Valley, yet thirty minutes drive from Keswick in the heart of the NW Lakes the accommodation is surrounded by summits including Robinson, High Spy and Dale Head.

Reached by driving or walking the last mile along an unsurfaced track, the hut sleeps 16 and has gas cookers and lighting.

One of the most attractive features is the coke pot-bellied stove. Cold water supply is straight from the fells above the hut & needs to be treated before drinking. There is a flushing toilet but no shower. Facilities are both basic and appreciated by those wishing to get away from it all.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-1187-introduction


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Aug 24, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Shropshire Hills Oct 04 - Oct 06, 2019 2 £58 12/9
Lower Broughton Farm Bunkhouse
Photo: Pixabay.
Lower Broughton Farm Bunkhouse


SY15 6SZ

Accommodation:
Two bedrooms -see below

Website:
Lower Broughton Farm Bunkhouse

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N52.5088 W3.0132    Postcode: SY15 6SZ

More information

The bunkhouse is well situated for walks on the Stiperstones or Long Mynd perhaps followed by a trip to one of the two micro breweries in nearby Bishops Castle.

Two dorms with two x bunkbeds and two singles. Two individual showers with toilets and washbasins. Central heating throughout with drying facilities. Wifi.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.walkingenglishman.com/midlands24.html


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Sep 13, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Dinner Meet Nov 01 - Nov 03, 2019 2 £69 18/5
Hendre Isaf NT Bunkhouse
N Snowdonia. Photo: Pixabay.
Hendre Isaf NT Bunkhouse


LL24 0HP

Accommodation:
See details below.

Website:
Hendre Isaf NT Bunkhouse

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N53.0461 W3.7104    Postcode: LL24 0HP

More information

Hendre Isaf is just a short drive from the mountains of Snowdonia. Three bedrooms: one single with en-suite; one dorm with bunks for 10 with privacy partitions; one dorm with single beds for 7 with privacy partitions. Two shower rooms both with 2 showers and 2 toilets. The accommodation has oil central heating throughout.

On Saturday evening we will dine at the Royal Oak Hotel, Betws-y-Coed with a three course meal (veggie, vegan and gluten-free options available). The cost is included in the meet price. Subsidized return transport will be arranged (cash payment required on the night).

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-2200-introduction

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g186447-d210113-Reviews-Royal_Oak_Hotel-Betws_y_Coed_Snowdonia_National_Park_North_Wales_Wales.html


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Oct 11, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Improve your Navigation Nov 02 - Nov 03, 2019 1 £- Free Full
Improve your navigation
Photo credit: Andrew Martin from Pixabay
Improve your navigation

Website:
Improve your navigation

This free workshop will run on the Saturday of the Dinner Meet and is suitable for both beginners and those with more experience. It will involve a day 'on the hill' with the opportunity to practice various navigational techniques.

Topics covered will include:

*taking and walking on bearings
*contour interpretation
*feature recognition
*pacing and timing

Please disregard the '1 night' above. There is no night navigation and the event will finish in good time to get back to the hut before the Annual Dinner. Book by emailing the Meet Booking Secretary. A reserve list will operate when this event is full.

Links:


https://www.mountain-training.org/publications/navigation


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Oct 11, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
The Gower Peninsula Nov 29 - Dec 02, 2019 3 £72 Full
Cwm Ivy Bunkhouse
Rossili Bay. Photo: Pixabay
Cwm Ivy Bunkhouse

Accommodation:
1 x twin; 2 x 4-person bunks

Website:
Cwm Ivy Bunkhouse

More information

Plenty of sport and trad routes nearby but just in case you can't locate your harness the Gower has a spectacular coastline, award winning beaches and beautiful countryside - ideal for walking or maybe a little bird watching on the salt marsh next to the bunkhouse.

Secluded among trees and dunes of Whiteford Burrows National Nature Reserve, the bunkhouse has three bedrooms, four bathrooms (one en-suite), a fully equipped kitchen, adequate sofa seating for 10, underfloor heating plus the all important wood burner!

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/destinations/shipwreck_cove-7422

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/rhossili-and-south-gower-coast/lists/top-walks-on-gower


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Nov 08, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Welsh Winter Jan 10 - Jan 12, 2020 2 £42 12/11
Ty Lon
Photo by Drew Collins on Unsplash
Ty Lon


LL55 4UF

Accommodation:
One bedroom - mixed.

Website:
Ty Lon

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N53.1039 W4.0827    Postcode: LL55 4UF

More information

Twelve places are booked at this comfortable club hut which is in a great location for Winter walking and has a real ale pub next door. The hut is centrally heated throughout (inc bedrooms) and has a log fire in the lounge. Facilities include a drying room.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.ukhillwalking.com/articles/destinations/winter_walks_in_northern_snowdonia-3170


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Dec 20, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Scottish Winter Feb 15 - Feb 22, 2020 7 TBC 8/8
Lochleven Seafood Cottage
Photo: Loch Leven. Credit: Pixabay.
Lochleven Seafood Cottage


Lochleven Seafood Cottage,
Loch Leven,
Onich By Fort William.
PH33 6SA

Accommodation:
Four twin bedrooms

Website:
Lochleven Seafood Cottage

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N56.7041 W5.0784    Postcode: PH33 6SA

Confirmed but bookings for this meet are not open yet.

Luxury holiday accommodation and Munros aplenty with The Mamores, Glencoe and The Ben all accessible with a short car journey.

The Cottage has oil central heating throughout. Four twin bedrooms. Ground floor shower room with toilet. First floor bathroom room with shower. Free Sat and DVD player.

The Club will arrange an optional one day Winter Skills training event on this meet. This may be a useful refresher for those with Winter experience and would be a good starting point for those without. If you wish to participate in the event please see the following meet entry for full details. The normal club refund policy will also apply to the training event.

Links:

https://www.stevenfallon.co.uk/mamores.html


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jan 25, 2020


Latest cancellation date for members booked on this meet:

Dec 21, 2019

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Winter Skills Training Feb 16 - Feb 17, 2020 1 TBC 6/6
Steven Fallon Mountain Adventures
Photo credit: TGMC
Steven Fallon Mountain Adventures

Website:
Steven Fallon Mountain Adventures

Want to go mountain walking in Winter but not sure where to start?

A winter skills introduction designed for the summer walker keen to aim onto the Scottish hills in winter. We'll introduce and develop the basic winter skills required to get the most out of mountain hikes with snow and ice.

Winter navigation, forecasting and safety are amongst the many topics covered.
Learn how to use an ice-axe and crampons and the techniques of self arrest.
Examine snow and ice and become avalanche-aware.

This event will run on Sunday, 16/02/20. See link below for training provider. The normal Club refund policy applies to this event.

Links:

https://www.stevenfallon.co.uk/winter-skills-1day.html


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jan 25, 2020

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
SE Lakes Mar 13 - Mar 15, 2020 2 £98 11/10
Hestead Cottage
Lakes in Winter. Photo credit: Pixabay.
Hestead Cottage


Brathay Trust,
Brathay Hall,
Ambleside,
Cumbria.
LA22 0HP

Accommodation:
Four bedrooms -see below.

Website:
Hestead Cottage

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N54.4196 W2.9777    Postcode: LA22 0HP

More information

An opportunity to complete the classic Fairfield Horseshoe as well as other Lakeland walks at all grades. Ambleside is a 15 minute walk away with gear shops and traditional pubs.

The ground floor has a twin room with an en-suite wet room. Upstairs, there are two large bedrooms accommodating 4 guests in bunk beds, an additional single room, bathroom facilities and storage areas. The cottage is completed by a fully-fitted kitchen and a large lounge with sofas, a flatscreen television and an iPod docking station. Gas central heating throughout.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.mudandroutes.com/walks-ambleside-lake-district/

https://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-1002-introduction


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Feb 21, 2020

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Peak District Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2020 2 £62 18/17
John Hunt Base
Photo: On Kinder Scout. Credit: TGMC.
John Hunt Base


Hagg Farm Outdoor Education Centre,
Snake Road,
Bamford,
Hope Valley,
Derbyshire S33 0BJ
S33 0BJ

Accommodation:
See below.

Website:
John Hunt Base

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N53.3966 W1.76    Postcode: S33 0BJ

More information

The John Hunt Base is part of the Hagg Farm Outdoor Education Centre and provides comfortable residential accommodation within the buildings and grounds of a converted 19th Century hill farm. Walks from the door of the centre lead onto the high moors of Kinder and Bleaklow and around the Ladybower reservoirs and dams.

We have exclusive use of the Base which has a lounge/dining room, showers and toilets and is fully central heated with a drying room. There are two twin bed rooms, a six bed bunk-room and an eight bed bunk room.

The Club's AGM will be held on the Saturday evening. All members are welcome to attend, whether on the meet or not.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.visitpeakdistrict.com/things-to-do/kinder-scout-p689971

https://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walk-2588-introduction


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Apr 03, 2020

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Cairngorms May 23 - May 30, 2020 7 £191 12/12
Mar Lodge
View from Devil's Point, Cairngorms. Photo credit: Hendrik Morkel on Unsplash.
Mar Lodge


AB35 5YJ

Accommodation:
Four bedrooms -see below.

Website:
Mar Lodge

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N56.9917 W3.4889    Postcode: AB35 5YJ

More information

Mar Lodge Estate is made up of more than 29,000 hectares of astonishing Scottish landscape: heather-covered moorland, Caledonian pine forest, towering mountains and the Quoich wetlands, home to wading birds and otters.

There are 15 Munros here (mountains over 914m/3,000ft high), including 4 of the 5 highest mountains in the UK. Plenty of low level walking options as well and the beautiful ancient pinewoods are home to red squirrels and pine martens as well as birds such as the crossbill and black grouse.

We have exclusive use of Mar Lodge Base Camp situated 4 miles west of Braemar, offering easy access to the Cairngorms. There are four bedrooms - two four-bedded, one two-bedded (all bunk beds) and one room with two single beds and an en-suite with toilet and shower. There is a fully-equipped kitchen, sitting room, dining room, drying room, showers, toilets and oil-fired central heating.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/cairngorms/braemar.shtml


Closing date for booking on this meet:

May 02, 2020


Latest cancellation date for members booked on this meet:

Mar 28, 2020

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Cambrian Mountains Jul 03 - Jul 05, 2020 2 TBC 12/12
Dolgoch Hostel
Photo copyright Elenydd Wilderness Hostels Trust
Dolgoch Hostel


SY25 6NR

Accommodation:
See below.

Website:
Dolgoch Hostel

Directions via Google Maps/Sat Nav:
Lat/Lon: N52.191 W3.7476    Postcode: SY25 6NR

Confirmed but bookings for this meet are not open yet.

We have exclusive use of this unique hostel located in the secluded Tywi valley in the heart of the remote Cambrian Mountains in Wales.There are a range of walks from the door or within a short drive, from the gentle to the challenging. The Cambrian Way passes nearby and there are many mountain tracks to explore on foot or by mountain bike. The hostel is well suited to bird-watching with red kites frequently seen in the skies above the hostel.

A stay in this 17th century farmhouse takes us into an era before electricity. Solar panels provide hot water for the taps and showers with LED lighting downstairs (the three dormitories are unlit). There is a well equipped kitchen (no fridge), a dining room and a cosy common room with a wood burner.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

http://www.elenydd-hostels.co.uk/en/things-do/walking


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jun 12, 2020

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
SE Lakes Jul 31 - Aug 02, 2020 2 TBC 16/16
Little Langdale Cottage
Little Langdale Cottage. Photo: copyright Fylde MC
Little Langdale Cottage

Accommodation:
See details below.

Website:
Little Langdale Cottage

Confirmed but bookings for this meet are not open yet.

Lots of classic walks within easy reach of this club hut. See link below.

Two dormitories sleeping 6 and 10. Fully equipped kitchen. Dining room. Two x WC and two x showers. Large drying room.

HOW TO BOOK - booking form in 'Members Area' or see 'How to Join'. A reserve list will operate when meets are full - please email the Meet Booking Secretary with your contact number if you wish to go on the list.

Links:

https://www.walklakes.co.uk/walks.html?s=Little+Langdale,+Cumbria&e=331500&n=503500


Closing date for booking on this meet:

Jul 10, 2020

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Meet Dates Nights Price# Places/Left
Spain - Costa Blanca Oct 03 - Oct 10, 2020 7 TBC 12/12
Villa based
Walking in the Costa Blanca. Credit:TGMC
Villa based

Website:
Villa based

Meet at planning stage. Dates and accommodation provisional. Bookings are not open yet.

Better known for the delights of Benidorm, the Costa Blanca is ideal walking country in Autumn with sunshine, plentiful hikes and even a few scrambles. There is easy access from Alicante airport which has frequent budget flights from all parts of the UK. The intention is to book a large villa with twin rooms and enjoy a break in the traditional Gentian way.

Links:

https://www.walksinspain.org/wordpress/walks/costa-blanca/


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# Price includes morning breakfast (porridge/cereal & toast) and a 3 course evening meal each evening☨ including a vegetarian option.

☨ Except for the first night as members will be arriving at the meet venue at different times.

* Can be increased if over subscribed.