2017

2016 AGM - Jan 17

12 members met at the Beehive public house in Harthill to start our pre AGM walk. We began by walking to Barlbrough passing Barlbrough Hall. Lovely views on our way to Elevenses at Spinkhill Leaving across more muddy fields we found the Barlbrough Memorial Arch and its Greek writing. With the group…

Passport to Yorkshire memorial walk - Feb 2017

Terry's Memorial Walk the Passport to Yorkshire  Terry Griffiths's sad and untimely death in Slovenia last year shocked and saddened all who knew him. Terry was due to lead a walk for Vermuyden and it was agreed that a fitting tribute to him would be to complete the walk as planned but make it one…

An Edgy walk to the Derwent - March 2017

14 walkers met at Grindleford Station approach to walk the edges on a cloudy day that promised rain and wind. We walked past Totley Tunnel entrance and on up Padley Gorge to lower Burbage, a busy place on a fine day with families picnicking and enjoying the stream. We continued on to the edge of…

A Wander to Little Hollland (ad hoc) - March 2017

  A wander to little Holland – 25th March With us hosting a checkpoint on this years hundred event in North Yorkshire it was decided to have a little walk from the event HQ to the farm shop for morning break and return along the official route back to the HQ. As the NYM100 committee got in…

An Anston Amble - May 2017

15 walkers (11 members with 4 visitors) met at Kiverton Park community woodland car park on what promised to be a lovely walking day. It was great to have Tom and John with us again but unfortunately after a couple of miles John did not feel too good so returned to the car but John continued with…

Wellow Wander - June 2017

15 walkers met at the car park on Forest Corner Edwinstowe on what promised to be a very warm day. 11 Vermuyden members we joined by 4 visitors including Marla and Ian who we haven't seen on a group walk for an age. Leaving Edwinstowe past the church where Robin Hood and Maid Marion were wed…

The Spen Way Heritage Trail - July 2017

Spen Way Heritage Trail Sun July 23 9 walkers met at Royds Park at Kleckheaton on a cloudy and not very promising morning. Our leader was Chris Hayley assisted by Maggie and we made our way towards Scholes over hills and valleys through lovely countryside which at first sight looked to be an…

Silkstone Saunter V2 - August 2017

Silkstone Saunter walk August 13th 10 walkers met at Dodworth on a lovely sunny day to do this circular 20mile walk unfortunately Sue could not do the walk so Roy armed with Sue's route agreed to lead the walk. We headed south from Dodworth over rolling hills and green valley's towards Thurgoland…

The Bramley Apple - September 2017

The Bramley Apple 24th September. 17 led by Dave Worsley set off on a lovelly walking day searching for the bramley apple. We set off in the lovelly Nottinghamshire countryside towards Caunton for our morning break and then onwards towards Southwell our lunchtime destination. On the way we passed a…

The Dunford Round - November 2017

13 folk turned up at the appointed hour of 8am at the Langsett reservoir to walk the anytime challenge walk The Dunford Round as our leader for the day Lynne pointed out prior to set off. We had a text from a late comer that we gave our first directions to catch us up. The first job was to navigate…