Next Walk:

17/08/2019 - Local Footpath Walk at Abram.

Wigan and District Ramblers

Welcome to the Wigan and District Ramblers Website.  

 

Ramblers Weekend Away 2020

Our annual weekend away will be at The Commodore Hotel, Llandrindrod Wells on 24th April 2020.

 

We have arranged accommodation on a half board basis including coach travel for £192 per person.  There is an additional £30 charge for single rooms, optional insuarnce is also available from £22 per person.

Bookings are being taken from 22nd July 2019.

 

A deposit of £50 per person will need to be paid either by phone or in person directly to Worldchoice Travel, 34 Market Street, Wigan, WN1 1JF (01942 242121), quoting Wigan Ramblers.

 

We look forward to seeing you there.



The committee would like to take this opportunity to thank several long-standing members that have recently stood down from their roles with Wigan Ramblers. A big thank you to Peter Wilson, Frank Atherton, Alan Meadwell and Margaret Jayne for kindly donating your time to us. We hope to still see you on our walks.

Thank you.


Click here to find out how you can help The Ramblers

 

Wigan Ramblers organise walks 12 months a year, these include family footpath walks, 4, 8 and 12 miles coach rambles and longer rambles.

Our local footpath walks are easy rambles in and around Wigan of 3½ - 4½ miles. They start at 14:00 and finish around 16:15 to 16:30 or a little earlier in winter. These are free of charge.  The local footpath walks are an ideal way to introduce new members and to discover miles of footpaths around Wigan, which you might never have walked before.

Our coach rambles are usually split into two groups, one group walking for 4 - 5 miles and the other group walking 8 miles.  The coach rambles cost £11 for members and £14 for non-members.

 

Over the years our Group has enjoyed many varied coach rambles, local footpath walks and away weekends.  In order to continue this successful venture our Committee would appreciate more active support to keep the Group going.

 

There have been comments that our walks have become a bit repetitive.  It would be nice if a few people, not all necessarily Committee members, would be prepared to meet on a six-monthly basis to suggest, and/or volunteer to lead, coach ramble and local footpath walks and to assist with the formulation of the programme of walks.  If you feel nervous about leading a walk, help and support is available.

 

 

All our walks are listed here on the Ramblers Website

Click Here To Download Our Walks Programme

For more information contact our membership department here.

membership@wigananddistrictramblers.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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