Walkie Talkies

HCYA Thursday Walking Group

Welcome to the Thursday Walking Group web site

The information below relates to the current planned walks for 2019. All walks are scheduled to start at 10.30am unless circumstances dictate otherwise.

For more information please contact our secretary Pat Wilkins at pat.wilkins26@hotmail.co.uk

The Walkie Talkies
Date Distance Leader(s) Walk Details & Meeting Point
27th June 6.2 miles John Cocker Starting from Tideswell.
Walking the 4 Dales.
Starting from Tideswell.
Walking the 4 Dales.
4th July 5 easy miles Dave Marshall Meet at lower Bradfield car park.
Will include Agden and Dam Flask Reservoirs.
Meet at lower Bradfield car park.
Will include Agden and Dam Flask Reservoirs
6th July
Saturday

HCYA Fete

12 noon to 4:00pm

All are welcome - free entrance

Dennis is walking the 80 miles Dales Way as a sponsored walk. Bottles for the bottle stall wanted. Can be anything that could possibly be described as a bottle from pop to wine, coffee to shampoo, just up to you. Potted plants with a label giving some clues as to name and size, for the plant stall. Sponsor names, bottles and plants (nearer the time) can be given to Pat.

See the HCYA website for more details on the fete.

HCYA Fete

Saturday 6th July

12 noon to 4:00pm

All are welcome - free entrance

Dennis is walking the 80 miles Dales Way as a sponsored walk. Bottles for the bottle stall wanted. Can be anything that could possibly be described as a bottle from pop to wine, coffee to shampoo, just up to you. Potted plants with a label giving some clues as to name and size, for the plant stall. Sponsor names, bottles and plants (nearer the time) can be given to Pat.

See the HCYA website for more details on the fete.

11th July 6 miles Frank & Liz Car park adjacent to the Bridge Inn - Ford S12 3YD (close to Ridgeway and Gleadless, Sheffield) Car satnav entry: N 53.318438 ; W 1.396944
Ford Mill Pond, Eckington Park and the Seldem Seen Engine House (Plumbley Colliery), Fold Farm (1687), Troway Hall (Home to Medibee honey)
Car park adjacent to the Bridge Inn - Ford S12 3YD (close to Ridgeway and Gleadless, Sheffield) Car satnav entry: N 53.318438 ; W 1.396944
Ford Mill Pond, Eckington Park and the Seldem Seen Engine House (Plumbley Colliery), Fold Farm (1687), Troway Hall (Home to Medibee honey)
Proposed walks for 2019
18th July 4 miles Carol Hove & Liz Dwyer Meet at More Hall Reservoir.
From Langsett Road (A6102) turn left at More Hall Lane taking the left hand lane up to the reservoir.
Meet at More Hall Reservoir.
From Langsett Road (A6102) turn left at More Hall Lane taking the left hand lane up to the reservoir.
25th July 7.5 miles Bryan & Pat Start from Mytham Bridge Road S33 0EA grid ref: 207825. This is a cul de sac, park towards far end of the road. This is just off A6013 Ladybower to Bamford Road by side of bus turning island, before traffic lights.
Along Heritage Trail across Dam Wall, up and along Bamford Edge to Bole Hill, Gatehouse, Hurstclough Lane, across golf course, back to cars.
Start from Mytham Bridge Road S33 0EA grid ref: 207825. This is a cul de sac, park towards far end of the road. This is just off A6013 Ladybower to Bamford Road by side of bus turning island, before traffic lights.
Along Heritage Trail across Dam Wall, up and along Bamford Edge to Bole Hill, Gatehouse, Hurstclough Lane, across golf course, back to cars.
1st August Short Colin & Maggie Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
8th August Long Jan & John Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
15th August Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
22nd August 8.2 miles Frank & Liz Haverlands Lane Car Park, Worsbrough, 100m beyond Wigfield Open Farm, S70 5NQ - (Car satnav: North 53.52819 ; West 1.48289). Maps OS: 278 Sheffield & Barnsley.
Worsbrough Country Park, Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Deer Park. Walk to include the following monuments/country houses: Rockley Old Hall, Rockley Engine House (Newcome's Beam Engine), Queen Anne's Obelisk, The Rotunda, Duke of Argyle's Monument, The Menagerie With a possible guided tour planned it would be appreciated if you could let Frank & Liz know, nearer the date, if you intend to attend, thank you.

Note 1: Barnsley Council will hopefully provide a guide that can give us a conducted tour around Worsbrough Mill.

Note 2: Due to the somewhat random dispersal of the monuments, it is proposed to have two coffee stops together with the normal stop for lunch.
Haverlands Lane Car Park, Worsbrough, 100m beyond Wigfield Open Farm, S70 5NQ - (Car satnav: North 53.52819 ; West 1.48289). Maps OS: 278 Sheffield & Barnsley.
Worsbrough Country Park, Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Deer Park. Walk to include the following monuments/country houses: Rockley Old Hall, Rockley Engine House (Newcome's Beam Engine), Queen Anne's Obelisk, The Rotunda, Duke of Argyle's Monument, The Menagerie With a possible guided tour planned it would be appreciated if you could let Frank & Liz know, nearer the date, if you intend to attend, thank you.

Note 1: Barnsley Council will hopefully provide a guide that can give us a conducted tour around Worsbrough Mill.

Note 2: Due to the somewhat random dispersal of the monuments, it is proposed to have two coffee stops together with the normal stop for lunch.
29th August Short Bryan & Pat Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
5th September Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
12th September Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
Walk details to follow.
19th September Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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26th September Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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3rd October Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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10th October Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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17th October Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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24th October Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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31st October Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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7th November Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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14th November Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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21st November Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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28th November Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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5th December Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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12th December Long Leader required Walk details to follow.
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19th December Short Leader required Walk details to follow.
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Photos from some of our walks