North Herts Ramblers Group

Where we do all the talking and our feet do all the walking!

Our Social Subcommittee

Tricia Turner, Sally Cannon, Carol Voyce,  Jo Lindridge and Sam Cuthbert.

Our Social Subcommittee works for us! 

Kathy Brown garden tour, tea, homemade cake and 5 mile walk - Saturday 18 August

Following the success of the Wildlife Garden Walk last year we have arranged another garden visit. Join us for a guided tour of Kathy Brown’s four and a half acre garden in Stevington.

We will meet in the car park at The Manor House, Church Road, Stevington, Near Bedford, MK43 7QB at 2.00 pm when Kathy is going to give a short talk on the literary landscape of The Pilgrim Progress. We will then set off on a 5 mile walk returning at 4.00 pm. There will then be a 45 minute guided tour of the garden followed by tea and homemade cake on the lawn or in the Conservatory if the weather is inclement. The cakes are made with flowers from the garden. There will also be the opportunity to purchase cake recipe cards, William Morris china mugs, and books written by Kathy Brown including Edible Flower Garden £7. There are no credit card facilities so bring some cash for your purchases. The cost of the tour and refreshments is £10 per person.

If you would like to join us for this event please email Sally Cannon and Angela Marchant and pay £10 per person by BACS by the deadline date of Saturday 4th August.

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Walk and Afternoon Tea at Woburn Abbey - Saturday 13 October

Walk from Woburn Abbey followed by Afternoon Tea in the Duchess's Tea Room and then a walk around the garden.

Join us for a 6 mile walk leaving from outside the Duchess's Tea rooms Woburn Abbey at 10.30 am. Return to have an afternoon tea at 2.00pm. The afternoon tea will consist of a range of sandwiches, plain and sultana scones with jam and cream and four bite size cakes. After the tea we will have time to look around the extensive gardens. The cost is £17 per person and this price includes entry to the gardens for which further details can be found at http://www.woburnabbey.co.uk/gardens/explore/. 

If you would like to join us for this event email Jo Lindridge and Angela Marchant and pay £17 per person by BACS (see page 10 for bank details) with the reference Woburn/your surname by the deadline date of Monday 10th September 2018.

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Quiz night - Saturday 3 November

Quiz night, St Martin’s Parish Centre, Knebworth

This year's autumn social will be a quiz night with a bring and share buffet. So put on your thinking caps and join us for this event which will take place in St Martin’s Church Parish Centre, 15 St Martin's Road, Knebworth SG3 6ER. Arrive at 7:00 pm for a 7:30 pm start. Please bring your own drink and a plate of food per person for the buffet. Plates, cutlery and glasses will be provided.

If you would like to join us for this event email Sally Cannon and Angela Marchant and pay £5 per person by BACS with the reference Quiz/your surname by the deadline date of Friday 26th October.

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Christmas Walk and Lunch - Sunday 9 December

Unfortunately snow stopped our walk and Christmas lunch last year so we are hopeful for a clearer day this year. Details to follow in the next newsletter.

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Holiday in Derbyshire - Monday 2 to 6 July 2018

Sally and Dennis Cannon and Chris Young are organising a walking holiday based at the Lee Wood Hotel in Buxton. The cost per person is £348 for a double or twin room and £408 for single occupancy in a twin room, for half board meals & accommodation.  

There will be a choice of a short or long walk each day. We stayed in this hotel in 2016 and it was excellent.

If you would like to join us for this holiday please email Sally Cannon and Angela Marchant, with your room preference and pay a deposit of £50 per person by BACS reference Buxton/your surname. 

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14 September 2018 Guided walking to Greece - Karystos - Evia

NHRG is organising a one week walking holiday to Karystos with HF Holidays – Holiday ref EKLCL
Price £1199 with air tickets from LHR plus air ticket supplement - £999 with no air tickets.
Two leaders – and a choice of easier or harder walks.
Check availability - send an email to Leon webmaster@nhrg.org.uk