Weekends

You can find details of forthcoming weekends here, but make sure that you read the information here before booking.

All those attending weekends away must do so through official group channels by either contacting the organiser for that particular weekend or, in their absence, the Committee Weekends Officer.

Before booking on a weeknd trip, please read our general information and booking policy.

Would you like to organise a weekend?

See the Weekend Leaders Checklist for more information, we can help with the logistics and administrative side of the weekends if needed. Please submit the details through this form, and the Weekends co-ordinator will be in touch.


Historical Weekends

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2017 Weekends

3rd - 5th February 2017: Church Stretton, Shropshire

Organiser:

John Ireland and Becky Lea

Details:

Staying at the Bridges YHA near Church Stretton, this location is ideal for exploring the area with the Shropshire Way, the Stiperstones Hills, Bishops Castle and Ludlow nearby.

Booking:

Booking opens on Monday 17th October at 00:01. Please email beckysarahlea@hotmail.com to reserve your place.

Places:

30

Cost:

£43 including 2 breakfasts, 2 packed lunches and 1 evening meal. We will be going to the local pub for the other evening meal.


13th - 17th April 2017: Dartmoor

Organiser:

Owain Roberts

Details:

A weekend exploring Dartmoor and environs. Based at the Youth Hostel there is a variety of scenery including moorland, forest and hills nearby.

Booking:

From Friday 20th January by email: owain_roberts5@hotmail.co.uk

Places:

20

Cost:

£75 (includes 3 breakfast, 2 lunch and 1 evening meal)


21st - 23rd April 2017: Great Langdale, Lake District

Organiser:

Tom Whitehead

Details:

Great Langdale is the perfect base for climbing some of the Lake District's best fells. We will aim to climb Scafell Pike on Saturday and the Langdale Pikes on Sunday (less strenuous options will be provided). Great Langdale bunkhouse provides basic but superbly located accommodation with a choice of three excellent pubs in walking (or rolling) distance.

Booking:

Booking opens on Monday 16th January at 08:00 GMT. Please email trw_whitehead@hotmail.co.uk to reserve your place.

Places:

21

Cost:

£33. We will be eating out both evening meals (and both breakfasts if you so choose)


2nd - 4th June 2017: Anglesey

Organiser:

Mike Dent

Details:

We will be based on the pretty Trearddur coastline of Holy Island, with Anglesey Outdoors. The plan is to spend one day on the coast path exploring the many picturesque coves and beaches while the other takes in Holyhead Mountain. There are plenty of other places to go though, if you fancy leading a walk.

Booking:

This weekend is now full

Places:

20

Cost:

£40 We will be eating out Saturday evening.


25th - 28th August 2017: Pembrokeshire

Organiser:

Owain Roberts

Details:

A weekend exploring the Pembrokeshire Hills and Coastline. Bunkhouse accommodation is provided close to the town of Milford Haven.

Booking:

From Thursday 25th May by email: owain_roberts5@hotmail.co.uk

Places:

20

Cost:

£64


1st - 3rd September 2017: Brecon Beacons

Organiser:

Steve Rawlins and Niall MacLennan.

Details:

A weekend exploring the mountains of the Brecon Beacons. Accommodation is provided at the Youth Hostel: YHA Danywenallt which is near the main peaks in the park and Talybont Reservoir.

On Saturday we’ll be climbing the popular Pen Y Fan which offers amazing views of the area and then in the evening we’ll be eating in the lovely little village of Talybont-on-Usk, which is within walking distance via a disused tram line. On Sunday we’ll offer a shorter walk around the local reservoir area.

Booking:

Booking for this weekend is now closed.

Places:

30

Cost:

£50 (includes cooked meal Friday, breakfasts and packed lunches. Pub meal on Saturday night at additional expense)


3rd - 5th November 2017: YHA Caldbeck

Organiser:

This is a joint weekend between MAD Walkers and Sheffield 20s and 30s Walking Group. Becky Lea is the organiser on behalf of MAD Walkers.

Details:

Staying at YHA Caldbeck near Wigton in Cumbria, there will be a number of walks available of various ratings in the north Lakes and surrounding borders area.

Booking:

Opens on Tuesday 15th August at 00:01. Please book by emailing beckysarahlea@hotmail.com

Places:

19 for each group

Cost:

£49 per person for 2 nights accommodation and 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 evening meals


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