2015

2015 AGM Everton

18 Vermuyden LDWA members began our pre AGM walk on a rather chilly day in NE Nottingham, a figure of 8 route that began with a 3 mile walk over the Barrow Hills area. A surprising sandstone lump that dominates the surrounding flat area of Everton. We said goodbye to Ron here and carried on our way…

A Dearne Traverse - Feb 2015

15 walkers started the walk at Clayton West on a very misty morning and at the start we were warned by the leader it would be a very muddy walk on the traverse. So we set off on this undulating traverse, down valleys and over hills and eventually arrived at the Rising Sun pub at Shelley for a…

The Walesby Wander - Mar 2015

27 walkers met at the Walesby Village Hall on a dry but cold morning, we had a few members from other local groups join us on this walk. The morning saw us walk through  the very picturesque countryside of the Lincolnshire Wolds visiting the lovely villages of Otby, Stainton Le Vale, Benbrook and…

A Gander around Goodmanham - April 2015

Leader Roger Sutton assisted by John Hughes and Terry Bickle. A figure of 8 route around Goodmanham. There were 15 walkers present and it was nice to see Richard Baker with us again and also Dave Newbould back after illness. We left Goodmanham in the morning towards Arras along the Yorkshire Wolds…

Definitive Chatsworth Walk - May 2015

The walk started at the car park at Carlton Lees with 12 walkers on a cloudy day with a promise of light showers, As we continued the walk to Beeley we were joined by Allan our number then 13 walkers. We then continued uphill to  the edge and then continued towards Chatsworth where a horse trial…

A Bounce Back to Belper - June

  17 people met at the CP Lower Hartside at the appointed hour of 8.30am. We had 10 visitors on today's Group walk in the Amber valley lead by Frank A gentle walk through Ambergate saw us on the Midshires Way to climb the Chevinside where we had our elevenses. We carried on through Belper and had…

On Foot by Folli - July 2015

Todays quaint group of 6 met at the Wetherby riverside car park at the alloted hour of 8.30am. The days weather promised to be warm with a cooling breeze. The morning saw us walk in splendid countryside towards Kirkby Overblow where we saw our first signtings of the day of the Harewood Red Kites…

The Longnor Loop - Aug 2015

It was a long journey to Longnor (either through Chesterfield (closed for a marathon)) or thru Sheffield, but well worth it. Eight walkers started from Longnor Village on a sunny but misty morning. As we went over the tops there were inversions everywhere with the mist in the valleys and the tops…

A Pennine Perambulation - Sept 2015

Sat Aug 15 from Penistone Cinema. The walk started at 8.30am with 17 walkers, 8 members and 9 visitors led by Roy Turner on a fine sunny day. After a brief history about the town of Penistone which has the oldest grammar school in England, we proceeded on our walk towards Upper Denby and Dunford…

A Walk in Haley's Back Yard - Oct 2015

A walk in Haley's back yard.  10 walkers met at the Star Inn at Netherton on a cloudy but good walking day. We started the first loop at 8.30 am towards Horbury and a very interesting and varied walk, we walked along the river Calder and then the Calder canal. We walked through an old tunnel under…

Don't Slip in the Splosh - Nov 2015

  A total of 11 walkers gathered at the Clayton and Frickley social club on what promised to be a bit wet underfoot. Tom & John Hughes led us off at 8:30am towards Grimethorpe nature reserve (regenerated pit tip) over the top we went and headed towards Ferrymoor Flash where we came across the first…

11 Guide Stoops of Bradfield - Dec 2015

  Vermuyden walk, Eleven Guide Stoops of Bradfield Wednesday Dec 9th  Dave Sheldon was to lead the walk but as he was still under doctors' orders, so the task fell to Aaron.  The stoops are ancient stone sign and distance posts around Bradfield and 9 walkers started the walk at 8.30am on a cold…