Chelmsford YHA Group


Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events

July 2013

Wednesday 3rd July

Evening Cycle Ride


Meet at Galleywood Common car park (the one just off the B1007 Stock Road, TL704022, see map) at 7:30pm for a cycle ride of about 11 miles taking in West Hanningfield, Stock and doubtless a pub en route. Please note the height restriction on the entrance to the car park if you have a roof-mounted cycle carrier and bring lights just in case we linger at the pub.

Wednesday 10th July

Meal – The Admiral J McHardy


Enjoy an evening of (hopefully) alfresco dining at The Admiral J McHardy (formerly The Alma), Arbour Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 7RG from 7:30pm. Please let Sarah know by 3rd July if you want to come.

Sunday 14th July

Grafham Cycle Ride


Meet at the Fishing Lodge visitor centre just outside Perry village (NGR TL143673, post code PE28 0BX, see map) at 10:30am for a 24 mile cycle ride through charming Cambridgeshire villages and around Grafham Water reservoir. Feel free to bring snacks, but we plan to stop at a pub for lunch. There are at least three car parks for Grafham Water, so make sure you have the right one. There is a small charge for parking.

Wednesday 17th July

Committee Meeting

We’ll be planning Wednesdays for October and trips away for early spring.

Sunday 21st July

Pleshey Walk


Meet outside Pleshey Village Hall at 10:30am for a walk of about 9 miles. Please bring sandwiches, but there should be plenty of time for a drink in the Leather Bottle at the end.

Wednesday 24th July

Evening Walk


Join Jim for an evening strolling around the Laindon and Little Burstead before returning to Billericay for a night cap. Meet in the car park just off the High Street in Billericay (behind Iceland/Santander) at 7:30pm.

Jarlshof, Shetland

Wednesday 31st July

Shetland Slide Show

Dave P

Last year Dave and Ali spent a fortnight in the far north, exploring Shetland & Orkney. More wild than mountainous, join us for an evening of cliffs, böds, wildlife and history.

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

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