18 May 2021
Anyone interested in joining us can now become
a member online, by filling in our New
membership application form.
16 May 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 woodlands, Newlay Bridge, the canal, the River Aire,
Rawdon Billing and Hunger Hill
Meet at Horsforth Railway Station
at 10.11 am
|10.5 miles Moderate
|Todmorden to Hebden
includes 545m of ascent
|Meet at Todmorden Railway
Station at 10.40 am
||8 miles Easy/Moderate
||Meet at the free car park
in Ripley at 10.00 am
||11 miles Moderate
via Follifoot, the Fish Lakes and Kirkby Overblow
Meet at Spofforth at 09.56 am
Train to Harrogate to catch no.7 bus
to Spofforth at 09.40 from stand 9
Parking in Spofforth by the castle
|10 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 late June at the earliest. Updated details will be
posted here in due course.
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,
18 November 2020
The November newsletter has now been issued
to members via post and email.
8 October 2020
The October members' weekend in Llanberis,
North Wales has now been cancelled. Booked members will
be contacted individually about refunds.