Keeping in Touch - August

It's time to celebrate!!

Hi there!

We have a whole weekend to get out & celebrate being part of Single Boots, our much loved, active walking group.

Friday August 2nd An evening walk in Wilmcote (more details on this programme)

Saturday August 3rd An 8 mile moderate walk on the Abberley hills (more details on this programme)

Sunday August 4th Single Boots 20th Anniversary Picnic Bring some food and drink to share, a chair or rug and a plate and glass. Optional games in the afternoon and a short walk at 5pm. We start at 1pm at the village hall in Lowsonford (more details on this programme) Open to all past and present members.

If you’d like any further information, email Dave P at

Navigation days We have scheduled a couple of dates in our programme for you to learn & improve your navigation skills.

26th October will be for beginners and basic skills led by Val

2nd November will be for more advanced skills including a chance to experience night navigation. This will be led by Dave P.

There’ll be more information coming from each leader, but do get in touch with them if you’d like to know more, or have a chat on a walk.

Informal weekends away (full members only)

We had a very enjoyable long weekend down in Cornwall with lovely sunny weather and some excellent coastal walking. Thank you so much to Val for organizing the weekend and leading these fabulous walks.

Weekends still to come:

August 24th to 26th Bank Holiday

Ullswater, Glenridding, Lake District

moderate/strenuous walks

Leaders: Dave Pugh mob 07779 109762 and Mark Lucas mob 07974 771192 Youth hostels and B&Bs in the area. You need to book in for this weekend as there are limited numbers.

September 14th & 15th


moderate/strenuous walks

Leader: Alan 07972 197639

A weekend of hill walking around Barmouth. Please book in with Alan. Limited numbers.

Trawsdir Campsite: ( ) B&Bs in and around Barmouth and Dolgellau. Early booking is recommended as the Barmouth Walking Festival is on and you are invited to stay on to join Alan in some of these walks too.

January Youth Hostel (exclusive hire) weekend away All members should have received an email from Andy inviting you to join him on a weekend at Minehead Youth Hostel. He needs to know as soon as possible if you’d like to attend so that he can book the youth hostel. Do get in touch with any queries or to book your place.

Stop Press: There is 1 male place left on this weekend. Females, it’s still worth expressing your interest & going on waiting-list!

Walks diary We’re looking to fill the following dates:

September 29th; October 20th, 27th; November 10th, 17th, 24th

See you out on a walk soon!

Single Boots Committee