Friday 1st to Monday 4thMay
Kings Hostel, Dolgellau
At the southern end of the Snowdonia National Park, Kings hostel is a good base for a high-level hike up Cader Idris
or gentle trails leading to the Mawddach Estuary.
The hostel is a country house with riverside
grounds set in a peaceful wooded valley five miles from the pretty market town
How to get there: Off the A493 Dolgellau to Tywyn road - 1 mile west of Penmaenpool, turn opposite Abergwynant Trekking Centre then 1 mile up the lane to the hostel. (postcode LL40 1TB, grid ref SH68316)
Deposit £30 to book your place. Estimated total cost £86 including bed, meals and petrol contribution.
Wednesday 6th May
What have you been reading? Bring a book for
a summary and a short reading to share with us all. This could be your reading
list for the summer!
Sunday 10th May
Toys Hill Walk
Meet at the National Trust car park at Toys
Hill, nr Westerham in Kent (TN16 1QG) at 10:30am for a gorgeous walk along the
Greensand Ridge with its expansive views. The walk is about 9 miles. Please
Wednesday 13th May
Planning events for August and trips for
later in the year. Please feel free to come along
Wednesday 20th May
Pub Walk – The Queens Head, Maldon
Meet in the Butt Lane car park (pass the
Swan PH in the High Street, then turn left and left again, see map, postcode CM9 5HD) in
Maldon at 7:30pm for a walk of about 3 miles ending up at the Queens Head for a
nightcap at about 9pm.
Wednesday 27th May
Join Jim for a tasty curry at 7:30pm at the
Coach and Horses in Billericay (Chapel Street, CM12 9LU, near
Let Jim know by 20th May if you want to come.
May to Sunday 7th June
Scotland: Isle of Jura
The wild and
remote Isle of Jura, one of Scotland's last wildernesses. Strictly limited to 14 people This trip is now
Friday 22 May: Drive to Inverary hostel,
1 night Inverary hostel.
Saturday 23 May: Drive to Kennacraig, Ferry
Kennacraig To Islay (Port Askaig) Departs: 13:00 Arrives: 14:55. Ferry Port
Askaig to Feolin (Jura) Departs: 16:10 Arrives: 16:15, Drive to Tarbert . 7
nights at Tarbert Lodge, Jura
Saturday 30 May: Ferry Feolin (Jura) to
Port Askaig (Islay)
staying the an extra week:
Drive to Port Charlotte
4 nights at Port Charlotte SYHA hostel, Islay
Wednesday 3 June: Ferry Port Askaig To Colonsay, Departs: 10:05 Arrives: 11:15. 2 nights at Colonsay Backpackers.
Friday 5 June: Ferry Colonsay To Oban, Departs:
17:35Arrives: 19:55. 2 nights Oban SYHA
Sunday 7 June: Drive home
is now fully booked.
Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm at
the YMCA in Victoria Road,