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List of Walks for 2012

Date

Leader

Walk details

Distance miles

Number Walking

Weather

3/1/2012

GW Scott Along the west bank of the R Weaver, past Marshall's Arm nature reserve to Northwich. Back along the East bank with views of the boatyard. Lunch at Hartford Hall.
5.3
5
Cloudy & damp at first with some sun later, Rain held off. 10C
16/1/2012

Peter Unitt

From Hartford Hall over fields to Vale Royal Golf Course, from Vale Royal Drive to Grange Lane, Newbridge & R Weaver to Hartford
6
5
Dry and cloudy 5C
30/1/2012

Graham Scott

From the Boot & Slipper @ Wettenhall head east along metalled track then over fields to Paradise Farm. Turn north pass Dingleside farm & radio telescope to Darnhall then back past Wettenhall Hall. Several overgrown stiles.
5.7
6
Grey sky turning to sun, 2C
13/2/2012

R Freemam

Fron the Traveller's Rest, Newton over fields & tracks on Eddisbury way to Crossley Hospital. Retun over high ground. Noticed poor stile maintenance from start to equestrain centre.
5.7
5
Mist & drizzle at first, clearing later 7C
27/2/2012

Roy Miller

From the Red Lion, Little Budworth over open meadows. A little marshy in places. Back alongside Oulton Park Race circuit.
4.8
6
Cloudy but dry, mild 12C
12/3/2012

Roy Miller

Bus to Chester, along the east bank of the R Dee to Eccleston, across the A55 dual carriageway & back along the old drive from Eaton Hall to Grosvenor bridge, Chester. Lunch at the Bear & Billet
6.4
6
Cloudy, dry, good walking 10C
26/3/2012

W Notman

From the Salt Barge, along the Trent & Mersey canal to Anderton, return via Carey Park & the salt flashes.
5.3
6
Sunny, 20C good walking weather
10/4/2012

W Montgomery Start at theTunnel Top, Dutton, Across fields and along the Trent Mersey canal to end with an excellent lunch at the Tunnel Top
6.7
6
Sunny intervals, no rain, 10C good walking.
23/4/2012

Peter Unitt

From Doddleston over flat, open fields. Lots of luscious but wet grass. Good views of the Clwydian Hills. Part of the walk in Wales. Poor stiles. Good lunch at the Red Lion.
6.8
8
Overcast, but no rain, 10C.
8/5/2012

Roy Miller

From the Blue Cap past Petty Pool to Whitegate, over fields to Whitegate Way & Cockpit Lane
6.8
8
Sunny periods, no rain 14C
21/5/2012

R Freeman

Fron the Hazel Pear, Acton Bridge alongside the railway , head across fields to pas by Crowton, looping back via Onston to an excelleent lunch at the pub.
5.8
8
Clear & sunny, 20C
25/5/12 R Miller From the Nags Head, Haughton across fields and along lanes to Bunbury then return to Nags Head for an excellent lunch with bowlers and other members and wives and sweethearts
5.4
4
Clear sunny day becoming very warm 25C
5/6/2012

GW Scott Leigh Arms to Trent Mersey canal then head Nwest to Lodge Lane Dutton, then down to the Weaver & return via Dutton Lock
4.5
5
A little cloudy, 15C dry walking.
18/6/2012

R Miller Starting from the car park on Yeld lane Kelsall down to Brine's Brow Picnic area turning into Delamere Forest to return via the Sandstone trail dining at the Abbey Arms we got stampeded by sheep as the farmer tried with difficulty to get them to cross the road from one field to the other.
5.25
5
Clear sunny day 20C, dry walking
2/7/2012

GW Scott

Start at Broken Cross along Trent Mersey Canal, many canal boats, views of the Dane Valley before lunch at The Big Lock
5.4
8
Dull 15C turning to drizzle
16/7/2012

W Notman

From Whiegate to Vale Royal Locks & along the river to Newbridge, on to Whitegate way for return. Good lunch at the Blue Cap.
5.1
6
Drizzle turning to rain
30/7/2012

Peter Unitt

Start at Mobberly rail station through a Cheshire version of tropical rain forest to lunch at the Railway hotel
4.5
7
Drizzle at first, clearing later 16C
13/8/2012

R Freeman Started at Traveller's Rest, Frodsham, across fields to Frodsham bridge. Along R Weaver for 2 miles & return over fields to Travellers for excellent lunch
5.3
4
Sunny spells 22C dry
28/8/2012 J Adshead Started at the Boat House in Parkgate along the Dee estuary through reeds and grass before turning onto the Wirral Way to return for a good lunch
6.7
6
Light cloud & sun, 21C wet underfoot in parts
10/9/2012 R Miller From the Blue Cap, down Kennel Lane through woodland to Martinmere & on to Whitegate Way. Return via woods
5.3
6
Light cloud & sun, 21C dry underfoot
24/9/2012 Bill Montgomery The wettest walk ever from the dam at Lymm,lost the track part way round but rewarded with lunch at the Golden Fleece
5.5
5
11C, heavy rain, mud under foot.
8/10/2012 J Feltham Started from the car park at Beeston Castle and did a circular walk along the Sandstone Trail back to the castle. We had liunch at the Foresters Arms in Tarporley

5.5

6

Wet & muddy underfoot. 12C
22/10/2011 Roy Miller Started from the Abbey Arms, past Delamere Golf Club, on past the visitor centre then over Pale Height & the Roman Road to return
5.8
9
Overcast but dry, 12C
5/11/2012 N Lamping Started at the Maypole in Acton Bridge, along a track to the R Weaver to Dutton Locks with a detour to view the breach in the Trent Mersey Canal . Nigel L provided interesting commentary during the walk.
6.1
9
Dry with a hint of sun, 10C
19/11/2012

G Scott Started from the Stanley Arms and toured the Northwich Woodlands via the Trent Mersey Canal
4.8
5
Dry underfoot, slightly overcast, 10C
3/12/2012 P Unitt Start at Hartford Hall along the Weaver to Hints Lock, over Riversdale bridge & return via Vale Royal Locks.
4.8
7
Wet ground, cloudy & showers, 5C
17/12/2012 Bill Notman