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PYW WALKS PROGRAMME

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Join our friendly walks in Peterborough and surrounding areas.

The approximate distance for each walk is listed alongside contact details for the walk leader. We walk as a group every other Sunday and walks normally range between 5 and 12 miles. If you need a lift to the walk, contact the leader, who may be able to help.

You should bring sufficient food and drink, bearing in mind that the longest walks can take up to 5 - 6 hours. The walk description may include pub or tea shop stops, but these can change at the last minute, so shouldn't be relied upon.

For the latest information on changes to walks, email walks@pyw.org.uk

Please wear suitable footwear, trainers may be unsuitable in wet and muddy conditions.  Walks are very rarely cancelled, the weather would need to be extreme. Again, just check with the walk leader. 

Map numbers refer to Ordnance Survey 1:25000 Explorer series.

Sunday 12th November - Wadenhoe, Northants
Meet at the Village Hall car park in Wadenoe (off the A605 between Oundle and Thrapston) map/grid ref: 224/TL010833 at 10:30. This circular walk heads out via Wadenhoe Lodge and Lilford Wood to Lyveden New Bield with its links to the gunpowder plot (and tea room). We return via Titchmarsh wood and into Aldwincle and finally follow the Nene back to Wadenhoe to sample to delights of the Old Barn Tea Rooms and/or the Kings Head pub.
14km (8½ miles) For more information contact the walk leaders Paul and Claire on 0794 6677556.

Sunday 26th November - Branston, Leicestershire
Meet outside The Wheel public house in Branston (off the A607 between Grantham and Melton Mowbray), map/grid ref: 247/SK809294 at 10:30. Park sensibly in the village. This walk takes us along the edge of Croxton Park towards Waltham on the Wolds joining the Jubilee Way at Goadby Marwood to Eaton, then back to Branston for a drink in the pub.
16km (10 miles) For more information contact the walk leader Sara B on 07712 353590.

Sunday 10th December - Helpston Morning Walk and Christmas Meal
Meet at The Bluebell pub in Woodgate, Helpston map/grid ref: 234/TF121053 at 10:30. A circular walk via fields and metalled tracks out to Woodcroft Castle and Hayes Wood before joining the Torpel Way to skirt around Simons Wood and Oxey Wood passing close to the site of a Roman villa before returning to the pub for Christmas lunch at 13:30. You are welcome to join us for just the walk, the lunch or both but please note that the Christmas lunch must be booked in advance. Please contact Ian J.
8km (5 miles) For more information contact the walk leader and organiser Ian J on 07850 206017.

Sunday 17th December - Stamford Christmas Walk
Meet at Stamford Meadows Car Park, Bath Row, Stamford, map/grid ref: 234/TF027069 (PE9 2QU) at 10:30. This favourite circular route will take us up to Easton on the Hill where we shall stop for refreshment and mince pies at the Bluebell pub before returning to Stamford where we will pop into The George Hotel to see the famous Christmas lights. Hope to see you all for our final walk before Christmas
8km (5 miles) For more information contact the walk leader Sara B on 07712 353590.

Sunday 7th January 2018 - Hambleton Peninsula, Rutland Water
New Year Resolution to get walking? Then meet us outside the Finch's Arms in Upper Hambleton, map/grid ref. 234/SK901076 (park in streets nearby) at 10:30. An easy walk on good footpaths with great views across the water and hopefully some wildlife makes this an ideal opportunity to come along and meet Peterborough Younger Walkers if you've never joined us before.
9km (5½ miles). For more information contact the walk leaders Stephen and Sarah on 07941 006176.

Sunday 21st January - Ashley, Northants
Meet at the church in Ashley (6 miles west of Corby), map/grid ref: 223/SP794910 at 10:30 for a hilly walk to Brampton Ash, Stoke Albany and a potential pub stop in Wilbarston. Park in Main Street or Hall Lane.
14km (9 miles) For more information contact the walk leader Linda on 0775 1629794.

Sunday 4th February - Lyddington and Eyebrook Reservoir
Meet outside The Old White Hart, Lyddington map/grid ref: 234/SP874970 at 10:30. Please park sensibly in the village. We will walk west from Lyddington heading for the reservoir, which we will circle before returning back to Lyddington. There is no pub en route, so please bring a packed lunch, and we will find a nice spot near the water.
11km (7 miles) For more information contact the walk leader Debbie L on 07436 583716.

Sunday 18th February - Houghton Ouse Valley Way Walk
Meet at National Trust cafe in front of Houghton Mill, Houghton (between Huntingdon and St. Ives) map/grid ref: 225/TL281720 at 10:30. Park in the NT car park or nearby streets. Follow the Ouse Valley Way to St Ives where there will be a lunch stop, return via Hemingford Grey and Hemmingford Abbots with an optional pub stop at the Axe and Compass, passing over Hemmingford Meadow back to Houghton (subject to water levels).
10km (6 Miles) For more information contact the walk leaders Susan and Nigel on 07702 405956.

Sunday 4th March - Duddington, Northamptonshire
Meet outside The Royal Oak public house in Duddington (off the A47/A43 west of Peterborough) map/grid ref:234/SK989005 at 10:30. Please park sensibly around the village. A circular walk through Fineshade and Wakerley woods and the villages of Wakerley, Barrowden and Tixover before returning to Duddington. There are two planned stops, one at the cafe at Fineshade visitor centre and a pub stop at the Exeter Arms in Barrowden.
17km (10½ miles) For more information contact the walk leader Steve H on 07941 261236.

Sunday 18th March - Southey Wood, nr Peterborough
Meet in Southey Wood free car park on the Ufford to Upton Road (Langley Bush Road) map/grid ref: 234/TF110023 at 10:30. Nearest postcode PE6 7BF. A circular walk via Upton, Marholm and Castor Hanglands. There are no pubs or shops on route so you will need to bring enough food and drink for lunch and during the walk. This is a easy walk on flat ground.
13km (8 miles) For more information contact the walk leader Karen L on 07826 272801.

 

*** New Walks ***
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Looking further ahead:

 

*** Easter 2018 ***
PYW heads to the Yorkshire Dales.
Based around Leyburn - Watch email for details.

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