9 June 2021
Details of our members only Thursday walks
for July, August and September 2021 have now been added
to the Members section.
From now on, only Saturday walks will continue to be shown
in this News section, until the full walks programme is
resumed. Lake District and Thursday walks will be displayed
in the Members section.
6 June 2021 (updated item)
Although our main walks programme remains
suspended, the committee has now agreed to resume walks
on a limited basis with restricted numbers for FDR members
only subject to the following conditions:
- These walks are open to FDR members only
and numbers are restricted to a maximum of 30 participants.
- There is no need to book in advance.
- Contact details (current telephone number)
must be provided to the walk leader on the day.
- Participants should comply with any Covid
restrictions which could affect them joining a walk.
via Burley Moor, Carr Bottom Reservoir, Old Wood, Hawksworth
Moor, Gill Beck and High Royds Farm
|Meet at Menston Railway
Station at 10.00 am
||9.5 miles Moderate
It is anticipated that Saturday walks will
continue on a weekly basis and Thursday walks on a monthly
basis until the full walks programme can be resumed. Subject
to confirmation of the Government's road map, this is likely
to be July at the earliest. Updated details will
be posted here in due course.
30 May 2021 - Lake District Walks to resume
from 30 June 2021
Walks are reserved for members of Friends
of DalesRail and further details can be found in the Members
All walks are circular. Leaders will send
out by email more details about the route, exact meeting
time and place. If you would like to join us and are not
currently on our mailing list for the Lakes walks, please
contact Merrilyn Hall by text or phone.
Due to possible coronavirus restrictions,
there will be no formal car share arrangements. However,
in order to reduce the number of vehicles needing to be
parked, any voluntary private arrangements which can be
made would be helpful. Starts of walks have been chosen
keeping in mind the capacity of car parks.
For further information, please contact Merrilyn
Hall on 07807 200 517
18 May 2021
Anyone interested in joining us can now become
a member online, by filling in our New
membership application form.
21 April 2021
Please send any items for inclusion in the
next members' newsletter (June 2021) to the editor, Jane
Coupe, as soon as possible, but no later than 4 June 2021.
4 March 2021
The February 2021 newsletter has now been
issued to all members by post or email as appropriate.
23 January 2021 - Members' Holidays Announcement
The Bishop Auckland weekend, due to take place
on 26 to 29 March 2021 has been cancelled. We have asked
the hotel to re-arrange it for the same weekend next year.
All deposits paid will be refunded.
The summer holiday at Kingussie on 28 May
to 4 June has been re-arranged for the same time next year,
leaving on Friday 27 May 2022. The hotel is undergoing a
partial refurbishment and the price has gone up from £395
to £399 per person. The single person supplement remains
the same £56. More details will appear in a forthcoming
At present the September weekend at Langdale
Youth Hostel and the October holiday to Dovedale, Derbyshire
are still planned to go ahead.
24 November 2020
As our Annual General Meeting has been postponed
please click here to view our accounts for the financial
year 2019-20 and our five year trends. (PDF file,