Social Diary



Please note that the main contact for all social events is Viv Lee on 01706 824407.



Please see below for East Lancs group policy on group holidays.




Real Ale Ramble. 23rd Nov 2018 for 3 nights.

2 days walking,  (25, 15 or 10 miles each day) meals each evening and live entertainment. Ring direct to Neuadd Arms Hotel, Llanwrtyd Wells on 01591 610236 to book your accommodation. Then please let Viv know you are coming on 01706 824407 for evening meal numbers. 11 people booked on this trip (Jun). Recommended as a very lively weekend.


Ghyll Head December 3rd-7th. 2018.

4 nights self catering with led walks each day. Cost £117.60 pp for accommodation plus food kitty for evening meals, breakfast and packed lunches. This trip is now full.


New Year at the Neuadd Arms Hotel, Llanwrtyd Wells.

Book accommodation directly with the Hotel on 01591 610236, there is a gala dinner on New Year's Eve at £25pp, torch lit procession and live entertainment.

Local history walk on New Year's Day, other East Lancs led walks during the 4 day stay. This is a very lively New Year package. 12 people are booked on this trip (Jun)

Please let Viv know if you book into the hotel.


The Old Vicarage, Ambleside. 25th Jan 2019 for 3 nights.

2 days led walking, meals out each night. There is a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna at this B & B. Rooms are available at the following prices:-

2 x standard doubles at £135.90 pp.

1 x Triple room at £135.90 pp.

1 x Four Poster room at £135.90 pp.

2 x Superior double or twin at £165.30pp.

Sorry, no single rooms. The Old Vicarage is dog friendly.

Ring on 015394 33364 to book these bargain rate rooms, mention Viv's name to ensure this rate. These rates will increase after September. Please let Viv know if you book with the B&B.  and she will include you in evening meal arrangements.


February 22nd 2018.

There is a double or twin room available in the property "Hazlewood" in Keswick. Cost £100 pp for a weeks self catering plus food kitty and  two evening meals out in Keswick. Phone Viv to reserve your place.


April 2019. South West Coast Path. 7th-13th April 2019.


There will be 4/5 days good coastal walking from the base at Exmouth to Lyme Regis.  There is one double room available. Price of £299.00 includes packed lunches and coach transport from a pick up point and return.  Further details from me on  



The Hadrian 100. Friday May 24th 2019 for 1 weeks self catering accommodation.

Click on this link to see details of the properties.

Viv has booked 3 properties in this complex but more can be added if there is the demand. 19 people are confirmed so far  (Jun).

It will be the usual format for this event, transport to the 100 start for all walkers, some evening meals in, some walks, all breakfasts and packed lunches provided. Please book with Viv on  01706 824407 asap as this is always a popular event. East Lancs will be manning the breakfast stop for the event in Dufton. Come and help and have a holiday as well. There are 3 double and 1 twin rooms still available.

The cost of accommodation will depend on cottage uptake but expect around £200pp plus food costs. The property has a 30 seater dining room, sauna, hot tub and outside patio area.

Please ring Viv on 01706 824407 to discuss/book. Don't leave it too long as this will be a popular destination, there is so much good walking in the area and once this accommodation is gone there is little else available.


Welsh 100 May 2020.

The breakfast stop is at Longtown so Viv will look for accommodation in the area or possibly at Abergavenny, 20 miles away. Register your interest with Viv.