(LI) Lincolnshire Area
Groups in Lincolnshire Area:
(LI01) Boston Group
(LI02) Gainsborough Group
The Group's walks range from 4 to 10 miles. The walks programme shows the time of each walk start but members who wish to carshare can go to the Roseway CP in Gainsborough. The departure time from this car park are shown in members' walk booklets
(LI03) Grantham Group
We walk every other Sunday and Thursday on the dates shown. All walks are leisurely or moderate and are usually within 20 miles of Grantham. We do venture further afield for our coach trips and annual walking weekend.
We usually have a morning coffee stop on all walks and on Sunday walks we also have a picnic lunch stop on most walks.
Our full programme is on the Ramblers website which can be printed.
Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control at all times please.
Come along and meet us - we look forward to welcoming you.
(LI04) Grimsby & Louth Group
(LI05) Horncastle Group
(LI06) Lincoln Group
We offer guided walks from 4 to 15 miles. There are more than 150 annually on our walks programme, including 2 coach trip walks.
We walk mainly on Sundays and Wednesdays with a few on Saturday.
Lincoln Group membership is around 500. Our catchment area for membership is typically Lincoln city and surrounding Lincolnshire villages.
The Wednesday Ambles programme (around 4 to 6 miles) started in Spring 2008 and is now well established. Walks are usually on the 4th Wednesday of the month and start at 10.30 Often there will be an opportunity to buy a meal and or drink after the walk. Check the Walks Finder to see what we currently have on offer
Contact Joan on 01522 882825 for more information.
Lincolnshire RA has a Young Persons (18 to 40) Group in the Area, founded in Feb. 2004. Anyone interested should contact Stuart Parker on 01522 534655 for further details.
(LI07) Scunthorpe Group
(LI08) Sleaford Group
The Sleaford Group usually walks within the county. Walks are normally circular.
Sunday walks are generally on alternate weekends, 8 to 10 miles, starting at 10am. During the Spring and Summer months there is an extensive programme of Thursday evening walks, starting at 7pm. These are generally 4 to 5 miles.
A printable work programme is available online at:
www.lincolnshireramblers.org.uk/ index.php/ group-walks/ sleaford.html
Sleaford walks using "Walks in this Region" map:
www.ramblers.co.uk/ walksfinder/ search.php?showMap=1&group=LI08&advanced=1&zoomLevel=3&area=TF+191+551&
For any queries about a particular walk please phone the leader i.e. the listed contact and on the day using the walk day mobile: 07504 074925
Members of the Ramblers can get an emailed Newsletter. Please contact The Editor, Sleaford Ramblers Group using email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are always looking for walk leaders and invite members of the Ramblers to come forward for walks next year (2014). To help prospective walk leaders here are a some website links to help plan walks:
Lincolnshire County Council Rights of Way
D.E.F.R.A. Walks and Rides
www.ramblers.org.uk/ ~/ media/ Resources/ Volunteer%20resources/ Walk%20Leader%20good%20practice%20toolkit/ Walk%20Leader%20Role%20description.doc
www.ramblers.org.uk/ ~/ media/ Resources/ Volunteer%20resources/ Walk%20Leader%20good%20practice%20toolkit/ Leading%20Group%20Walks.pdf
(LI09) Stamford Group
The Stamford group organises a comprehensive programme of walks, fortnightly on Sundays during the year up to approximately 11 miles, all within easy travelling distance of Stamford.
The group is a friendly mixture of people from all backgrounds whose common interest is walking in the countryside. If you would like to give us a try, contact the group Chairman on 01780 754752 for more details and a copy of the local programme of walks.
Country walking is the most popular outdoor recreation in Britian and in the countryside of Lincolnshire there is a need to protect the rights of way network. As well as walking to keep the footpaths open, we campaign and work to put things right on footpaths.
As a member of the R.A. you will receive a programme of walks for all the other groups in Lincolnshire, a quarterly magazine and a comprehensive yearbook containing addresses of accommodation available in the U.K.
(LI10) Spalding Group
Besides the walk programme given we have our Thursday Striders walks with a pub lunch on the first Thursday of the month. Details phone 01406 362885.
(LI11) Skegness Group
Website address: www.skegnessra.madasafish.com
(LI50) Lincolnshire Walking Group
Lincolnshire Walking Group (for people in their 20s, 30s and 40s) covers the whole of Lincolnshire from the Humber to the Wash. Generally walks are held on Sundays every fortnight with additional social events. Please see our website for more details.
Contact tel: 07772 775709