Chelmsford YHA Group


Wednesday Meetings, Weekends Away & Other Events

November 2020

Sunday 1st November

Hadleigh Castle & Leigh Marshes walk

John M

Starting at 10am, this walk will take in Hadleigh Castle, the Ridgeback path to Old Leigh, Two Tree Island, the Thames seawall and the Olympic cycle track. Contact John for details. Please see this advice.

Sunday 1st to Friday 6th November

A Week in the Lake District

Dave P

Provisional new date for our postponed Easter trip. We'll be staying in the Carlisle Diocesan Youth Centre at St John's-in-the-Vale, nestled in the North Lakeland hills, a remote and rugged location, yet only 4 miles from Keswick.

We've got the Centre for 5 nights. You'll need to bring a sleeping bag and pillowcase.

Location: St Johns-in-the-Vale CA12 4UB, grid ref NY306224, ///panics.multiples.steam. From A66 at Threlkeld, follow B5322 south for 1½ miles then turn right following signs for Youth Centre.


Wednesday 4th November

Virtual Pub

Join on our usual Zoom link from 8:30pm for an informal chat. Beer is optional.

Wednesday 11th November

Quiz Night

Dave J

Test your wits with one of Dave’s fiendish quizzes. Usual Zoom link from 8:30pm.

Sunday 8th November

Galleywood Common and St.Peter's Way walk


Contact Cress for meet up details if you want to come. It will be a walk of about 10 miles taking in Hanningfield and Margaretting Tye. Please see this advice.

Cancelled due to Lockdown

Wednesday 18th November

Committee Meeting

If by November we’re still allowed to, we’ll be trying to fill the programme for 2021. Would you like to share your favourite lockdown walk? Perhaps you have a quirky quiz idea? All suggestions welcome.

Saturday 21st November

Meal out in Hatfield Peverel


An outside table (with heating!) for max 6 people to enjoy an evening meal together. Contact Doug for details/availability.

Cancelled due to Lockdown

Wednesday 25th November

Slide show – Patagonia and the Beagle Channel

John M

A continuation of John’s South American talks, we now visit the mountains of Patagonia and the fascinating history of the Beagle Channel.

From 8.30pm on Zoom.

Note: Unless otherwise stated, Wednesday events start at 8.30pm on Zoom. Please get in touch for joining instructions.

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