2014 Walks

Sunday 11th May 2014

A fantastic start to this years’ walks with over 30 people and two dogs joining us for the Irvine & Killwilling New Town Trail around Eglinton Country Park. Poor signposts but John McNeil ensured we made it to lunch without any hiccups. Gerry Malone should be absolutely applauded for bringing …

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Monday 12th May 2014 – Hadrians Wall

Fine weather greeted the walkers today; 17 of them plus a dog. Members from the local branches and all sectors. Well done to all. A casual stroll into Newcastle on the first leg, with lunch at Starbucks. No alcohol – I don’t think the people in Newcastle drink alcohol anyway… …

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Tuesday 13th May 2014 – Gargrave

A great turnout today with over 40 walkers from our northern operations, both young & old. We were yet again lucky with great weather along the Leeds to Liverpool canal. We enjoyed seeing the world famous lock system at Skipton & generally good company all the way. Lunch once again …

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Wednesday 14th May 2014 Burton on Trent

After my appointment with the dentist I managed to arrive for the start of the walk, where there were 9 walkers plus two dogs. We kept a brisk pace long the Trent canal. Not much scenery but a very pleasant lunch at The Dragon where we were created with very …

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Thursday 15th May 2014 – Bristol to Bath

Today we were kept waiting by our colleagues from Head Office – I suppose you have heard that one before! Also birthday girl Sheena Hay decided that lunch with her new chap was better than walking along River Avon with Bob and his mates Nine walkers plus one dog today…. …

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Fri 16th May 2014 – Swinford to Radley

After a terrific lunch at the Head of the River pub we set a very good pace in the afternoon, finishing at Radley Boathouse ahead of time. A brisk 4 plus miles in just over an hour. Some idiot decided that it would be a good idea to drive to …

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Saturday 17th May 2014 – Norfolk

A great last day spent walking the lanes and beaches of North Norfolk in Hunstanton. Great weather, fantastic walk and good company – thank you for the support of all participants.

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