2014

Another Everton Excursion - 25th January 2014

Another Everton Excursion - 25th January 2014       A splendid total of twenty one walkers (eighteen Group members and three very welcome guests including one fourteen year old young man who was walking with us as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme) turned up for our first social walk of…

Dambusters Dawdle - 15th Feb 2014

Vermuyden LDWA walk Lincoln Feb 15th – Dambusters Dawdle Dave Wolsey lead the walk from the old grandstand of the now defunct Lincoln racecourse, a grade2 listed building. The walk started on a cloudy but windy day with 12 walkers, 7 members and 5 visitors. We walked around local villages of…

Sair Saunter - 16th March 2014

Sair Saunter - 16th March 2014 Twenty five walkers gathered at Brockholes in the Holme Valley to enjoy another of Roy Turner's excellent walks in "Last of the Summer Wine" country and it was great to see some old friends on the walk whose company we had not enjoyed for some time. The walkers…

Another Amber Amble - Sunday April 27th 2014

10 walkers met at the appointed hour of 8:30am in the appointed car park in Clay Cross NE Derbyshire (well most of us did! - Looks in the general direction of Aaron ;-) Setting of a little later than planned, Dave and Frank took us around the often overlooked countryside at the head of the Amber…

An Amble to Acaster - 18th May 2014

An Amble to Acaster - 18th May 2014 Bill Palmer & David Newbould led our May social walk around the pleasant and little walked countryside between the rivers Ouse and Wharfe. We started our walk from Tadcaster and visited the villages of Catterton, Colton and Copmanthorpe before following the path…

The Denby Dale Round - 14th June 2014

18 walkers started the walk (4 visitors and 14 members). The walk started from Denby Dale on a warm, cloudy and muggy day. We walked to Upper Cumberworth, home of Roy Turner and when we realized there was no refreshments Roy found himself in the stocks found in the church grounds. We continued on…

The Free Peaks of South Yorkshire Hike - 19th July 2014

30 walkers started the walk on a very warm sunny day, Tom and John had devised a figure of 8 route that took in 3 local regenerated pit tips. The Free Peaks of South Yorkshire We began the walk to the first (Grimethorpe nature reserve) along a number of field boundaries and green lanes, there's…

On Daves Home Turf - 14th September 2014

33 folk set out from The Anglers Rest (top car park) on an overcast but warm day. Along with 12 Vermuyden members we were joined by some from High Peak & Sherwood groups and a number of old members not seen in quite a while. The day started with a quick amble up Win Hill at 1515 ft and a drop into…

Aaron's Trod - 11th October 2014

Aaron's Trod - Saturday October 11th We all met at the main car park in Thorne on a very misty morning. We had 11 walkers, 10 were members and 1 visitor. It was Roy Turners birthday and Roy provided a small shot of port and wine to celebrate it with us and this was enjoyed by all. Aaron led the…

On the Belper Beat - 16th Nov 2014

Vermuyden walk on Sunday 16th Nov. On the Belper beat. There were 15 walkers, 8 members and 7 visitors on a very misty morning starting the walk from Lower Hartshay. We had a hard walk up the hills made more difficult by the misty conditions. We continued on to Belper and  called in a small ale…