North Herts Ramblers Group

Our Social Subcommittee

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

Our Social Subcommittee works for us! 

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

This year’s Christmas walk will start from the church opposite The Five Bells pub, Henlow, Beds, SG16 6AE. Please do not park in the pub car park. There are plenty of roadways opposite the church for parking. The walk will be 5.2 miles and we will leave promptly at 10:00 a.m. so that we are back in time to change and get drinks in the pub before our meal at 1:00 p.m.

The meal is £16.95 for 2 courses or £23.75 for 3 courses followed by tea or coffee and mince pies. Contact Sally for details of the menu so that you can make your choice. 

If you would like to join us for this event email Sally Cannon and Treasurer Angela Marchant and pay either £16.95 or £23.75 per person by BACS by the deadline date of Monday 12th November. 

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Nene Valley Steam Train and walk - Saturday 16th March

Saturday 16th March Nene Valley Steam Train and walk

We will travel to Peterborough by train then walk to the Nene Valley Railway station for a steam train ride to Wansford Station where will alight for refreshments in the café and wait for the return train.  We will then get off the return train at Ferry Meadows where there is a café for lunch, or you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer.
Then we will walk approximately 3 to 4 miles back via the sculpture park and bird sanctuary along the River Nene to the main Peterborough station for our return journey by main line train.  Details of exact train times will be provided nearer the time.
If you would like to join us for this event email Sally Cannon at social@nhrg.org.uk.
Saturday 16th March Nene Valley Steam Train and walk

We will travel to Peterborough by train then walk to the Nene Valley Railway station for a steam train ride to Wansford Station where will alight for refreshments in the café and wait for the return train.  We will then get off the return train at Ferry Meadows where there is a café for lunch, or you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer.
Then we will walk approximately 3 to 4 miles back via the sculpture park and bird sanctuary along the River Nene to the main Peterborough station for our return journey by main line train.  Details of exact train times will be provided nearer the time.
If you would like to join us for this event email Sally Cannon at social@nhrg.org.uk.
Saturday 16th March Nene Valley Steam Train and walk

We will travel to Peterborough by train then walk to the Nene Valley Railway station for a steam train ride to Wansford Station where will alight for refreshments in the café and wait for the return train.  We will then get off the return train at Ferry Meadows where there is a café for lunch, or you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer.
Then we will walk approximately 3 to 4 miles back via the sculpture park and bird sanctuary along the River Nene to the main Peterborough station for our return journey by main line train.  Details of exact train times will be provided nearer the time.

We will travel to Peterborough by train then walk to the Nene Valley Railway station for a steam train ride to Wansford Station where will alight for refreshments in the café and wait for the return train. We will then get off the return train at Ferry Meadows where there is a café for lunch, or you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer.

Then we will walk approximately 3 to 4 miles back via the sculpture park and bird sanctuary along the River Nene to the main Peterborough station for our return journey by main line train. Details of exact train times will be provided nearer the time.

If you would like to join us for this event email Sally Cannon.

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We will travel to Peterborough by train then walk to the Nene Valley Railway station for a steam train ride to Wansford Station where will alight for refreshments in the café and wait for the return train.  We will then get off the return train at Ferry Meadows where there is a café for lunch, or you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer.
Then we will walk approximately 3 to 4 miles back via the sculpture park and bird sanctuary along the River Nene to the main Peterborough station for our return journey by main line train.  Details of exact train times will be provided nearer the time.
If you would like to join us for this event email Sally Cannon at social@nhrg.org.uk.

Yorkshire Dales - 3-7 June 2019

3 - 7 June 2019 - NHRG Holiday to the Yorkshire Dales

This walking holiday is based at the popular HF Newfield Hall in Malhamdale using the self-guided option. Details of this and the numerous walks on offer can be found at https://www.hfholidays.co.uk/holidays-and-tours/self-guided-walking-malhamdale/.

Due to the popularity of this holiday we have reluctantly decided to stop accepting new requests to join the holiday so as to keep the numbers to a manageable level.

However we are taking requests to go on a waiting list for the possibility of someone dropping out in the future, so please contact Chris Young (chris.young@dsl.pipex.com, 07508 471928) with your details if you would like to go on the waiting list.

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