Chelmsford YHA Group


Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events

February 2003

Queens HeadWednesday 5th February

Pub Night

Dave J

Queens Head from 8:30pm. Formerly called The Partners, the pub is in Lower Anchor Street, just off the B1007 New London Road, Chelmsford (Grid Ref TL702063 see map).

Wednesday 12th February

Committee Meeting

Everyone welcome. We will be discussing Wednesday nights for April and weekends away for Spring and Summer. All suggestions welcome.

  Sunday 16th February

Radwinter and Ashdon Walk

Dave P

A walk of about 10 miles exploring some of the picturesque villages and countryside near Saffron Walden.

Meet at 10am in Radwinter car park (from Saffron Walden, take B1053 east for 4 miles, turn left at cross roads by the church in Radwinter, car park is on the left opposite the school; grid ref TL606373, see map; allow an hour from Chelmsford).

Lunch at the 17th Century Rose and Crown pub in Ashdon, where Cromwell once imprisoned Royalists.

Please let Dave know a few days before if you're planning to come.

Sentinel Dome, YosemiteWednesday 19th February

California Slide Show

Dave & Ali

Beat those winter blues with the searing heat of Death Valley, the bustle of sunny San Francisco and the awesome majesty of Yosemite National Park. Come and see the wonders that California has to offer with slides from Dave and Ali's trip last October.

Preview some pictures here.

Wednesday 26th February

Tour Costa RicaCosta Rica Travel Tips


Costa Rica is a paradise of flora and fauna, with 25% of the country's land area designated as National Parks. It has mountains, rainforests, an amazing coastline and a currency curiously called the colon. Surely a must for a future holiday? Find out all you need to know from John as he talks us through the history and people of Costa Rica illustrated with some pictures he took while he was there.

See some pictures on John's website.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm at the YMCA in Victoria Road, Chelmsford

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