Walking Short 2022 - 2023
Contact: Telephone No on Newsletter.
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of Month.
- Walks up to four miles long
- Very sociable friendly group
- All are welcome.
- Walks are both rural and urban and walked at a steady pace.
- Details are published below.
- Contact me with any queries number on newsletter.
The shorter walking group meets twice a month, walking at a steady pace in the relatively local area. It is a very friendly group and walks are no more than 4 miles. There is no limit to the group size and no commitment to take part in every walk. Brief details of each walk appear in advance on the u3a website. but you can contact Alison Peck, details are on the Newsletter and in the Members Area:
On 01st November 2023 the Short Walks group remembered Keith Sennitt . We were joined by his widow Hilary and their children Claire and Tim, along with Stan the dog, on a walk in North Cave where lots of happy memories were shared. We then enjoyed coffee at Hotham. Alison Peck
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|10.30am 3 miles. Park on the main street near to the Mere. We walk behind the mere, up to Halfpenny Gate and back through Walkington Park.|
|Picnic site, Ings Road, Molescroft.
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|09:45am 3.2 mile Flat walk to Leconfield, Meet in car park opposite the Hayride pub off Grange Way, Molescroft, 3.2 mile Flat walk to Leconfield, return via Wilberforce Way railway track route.
Please note the change of time for this walk only. This is to enable any group members who wish to, to be back in time for Keith Sennitt’s funeral that afternoon. As Keith was a regular member of the group I do not want to miss it.
|Ferriby, Welton and Melton
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|10.30am, 3 miles. Meet at the A63 end of Corby Park, North Ferriby. Crossing the A63, walking though the Terrace Plantation, along the Wolds Way, down into Welton and return through Melton. One long uphill then mainly downhill|
|Willerby and Golf Course
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|10.30am, 3 miles. Park at Haltemprice Sports Centre. Flat walk on pavements, by the golf course, then Carr Lane, the Parkway and Gorton Road.|
|North Cave and Hotham
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|Approx 3 miles. Parking in children’s play area opposite church, or on street if this is full. Walking on field side paths to Hotham and return through the park where we hope to be able to get a coffee (fingers crossed).
We will be joined on this walk by Hilary Sennitt, Keith’s wife, and their children who would like to meet Keith’s fellow walkers.
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|Approx 3.6 miles. Meet in the car park for Brough Haven viewing area, just off Saltsground Road. Flat walking along the riverbank to Welton Waters and back skirting the new estate. Could be muddy in places.|
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|Parking in Welton opposite the church. Steep uphill on Chapel Hill towards Bow Plantation and Welton Wold Farm. Return via Welton Dale Estate.|
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|Park at Haltemprice Sports Centre. 3 miles, on pavements and some field paths.|