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Programme activities may change at short notice.


Thank you to all members who put our programme in place.  Your club needs volunteers to devise, organise and lead walks and weekends throughout the year, so please contact us with your ideas and suggestions, via the email link below.

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LMC PROGRAMME 2024

(Please scroll down to view past programmes for 2023 and 2022 .....)

Updated: 10th July 2024
 

Date   Event Organiser
2024
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Fri 12th - Sun 14th Jan 2024
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  Weekend, LMC AGM and Annual Dinner, White Hart Hotel, Salisbury.
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Angela L
Tues 23rd Jan   Day Walk Exploring the Elizabeth Line, Paddington to Kings Cross, 5.5 miles.
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Marion D
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Sun 11th Feb Day Walk Exploring the Elizabeth Line, Manor Park Circular Walk, 5 miles.
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Marion D
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Sat 9th March to Sun 17th March   Crickhowell Walking Festival.  80-plus walks over nine days in and around the Brecon Beacons. This is NOT an LMC-coordinated  weekend - you book your own walks and your own accommodation (e.g. Premier Inn in Abergavenny).  See   www.crickhowellfestival.com for further info.
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Andy J
Tues 26th March Day Walk Exploring the Elizabeth Line, Ealing Broadway to Hanwell, 5.5 miles.
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Marion D
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Thur 11th-Sun 14th Apr 2024 Extended Weekend Exmoor, based at Simonsbath House Hotel.  Accommodation has been booked and confirmed for those  interested.
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Heather & Andrew McG
Sun 21st Apr   Day Walk - Hambleden, Henley-on-Thames, approx 9-12 miles, from Hambleden.
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John B
Sun 28th Apr   Day Walk - Edgware, Highgate and London Railway walk, 5 km plus,  to explore paths and nature reserves between Edgware and East Finchley. 
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David A
Sun 12th May   Day Walk - a circular spring walk in Kent, approx 8 miles,  from Hosey Common Car Park.
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Fri 17th to Sun 19th May   Weekend in the Peak District, based in Bradwell near Castleton and Edale. 
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David W
Wed 29th May   NEW  Day walk - Regent's Canal: King's Cross to Limehouse Basin, 5.5 miles.  See May Newsletter for more details. Hilary P
       
Thurs 13th to Sun 16th June
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  Extended Weekend.  Dolgellau (Cader Idris , Rhinogs, and Mawddach Estuary walks).  Contact Charles if you are interested.
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Charles H
Sun 16th to Sun 23rd June   For his next long distance epic, John is walking weekly sections of the Wales Coast Path, starting with 72 miles from Cardigan to Machynlleth following on from Dolgellau weekend above ....   Accommodation already booked in Aberystwyth for those participating.
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John B
Sun 7th July   Club Social Event - Guided morning London history walk, "All Change at Kings Cross", plus lunch.
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Angela L
Sun 4th August   Day Walk - Brookwood to Weybridge, approx 11 miles, with shorter 7 mile option starting in Woking. 
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Charles H
Fri 30th Aug to Sun 1st Sept
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  Weekend or longer.....   Ben Nevis area based in Fort William, to include Ben Nevis (11 miles, 1345m ascent, 7-9 hrs).  Accommodation booked for five members.  Let Marion know if others are interested.
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Marion D
Thurs 12th to Mon 16th Sep
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Extended Weekend,  Lake District.  Self-catering accommodation booked near Seathwaite - let Sarah know if you wish to join in.
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Sarah D
Wed 25th Sept   Day walk - Limehouse Cut, Lea River, Hertford Union Canal loop, 5.5 miles.  See Newsletter for more details. Hilary P
       
Fri 18th to Sun 20th October
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  Weekend.  NE Black Mountains and Herefordshire Hills.  In Hay on Wye area and/or lower hills along Herefordshire/Wales border and Golden Valley.  B&B accommodation already booked for participants in Hay on Wye.
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Andy & Kirsty J
Sun 10th Nov Day walk  - Teddington to Chiswick, approx 7 miles, starting from Teddington.
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Charles H
Sat 14th Dec   Club Social Event - Londinium - history day walk around Roman London and lunch. Marion D
Looking forward to 2025 ....      
Sat 18th Jan   LMC AGM and Annual Dinner, based near Painswick.
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Angela L
March/April   Extended weekend.  Possible self-catering trip to Yorkshire Dales.  Please let Angela know if you are interested, for accommodation planning.
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Angela L
Fri 13th to Mon 16th June.   Extended weekend.  Possible weekend based at Simonsbath House Hotel (where we all stayed in April 2024).  More details in Newsletter.  Contact Heather if you are interested - commitment will be required in September....
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Heather & Andrew McGinn
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Sat 25th October   LMC 50th Reunion dinner in Salisbury.  A gathering to celebrate 50 years since LMC first started up in 1975.... More details in due course but in the meantime, SAVE THE DATE! 
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Angela L
       

 

NB  If you are interested in joining any of the above, 
you can contact us at: 

LMC EMail address

by using the email link here  

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2023
Programme

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Sat 14th to Sun 15th January   LMC AGM and Annual Dinner in Marlborough on Saturday, with planned walks on Saturday and Sunday. 
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Angela L
Sat 4th to Sunday 12th March
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  Crickhowell Walking Festival.  80-plus walks over nine days in and around the Brecon Beacons. This is NOT an LMC-run weekend - you book your own accommodation and walks.  See   www.crickhowellfestival.com for further info.
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Andy J
Sunday 12th March Day walk, Crossness Sewage Pumping Station, meeting Abbey Wood Station, approx 9.5 miles.  Advance booking essential so purchase your own entry tickets ASAP direct from Crossness.
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David A
Sunday 2nd April   Day walk, North Warnborough to Fleet, approx 10 miles.
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Charles H
Weekday within next two weeks   NEW !!  London Outer Orbital Path (LOOP) section - contact David A if you are interested in joining him on a circular walk from Mt Vernon Hospital - on any weekday in the next two weeks (as from Mon 10th April).
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David A
Thurs 20th April to  Sun 23rd April Extended weekend, Pembrokeshire, on the spectacular coast path and neighbouring hills, based in St Davids. 
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David W
Sun 7th May   Day walk on Coronation weekend, Ightham Mote to Knole Park, approx 8 miles. Paul A
       
Sat 10th  to 
Sun 18th Jun
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  Final leg of John's epic SWCP walk, Week 9, West Bay to S. Haven Point.  Join the SWCP team for their final weekend (Fri 16th-Sun 19th Jun, Durlston Head to S. Haven Point) and/or finishing celebration meal in Weymouth on Sat evening - book your own accommodation in Weymouth.
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John B
Sun 25th Jun   Day walk, circular walk Winchester, approx 12.5 miles with opportunities to shorten. Heather & Andrew McG
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Fri 7th to Sun 9th July Weekend in Shropshire based at Mynd House B&B, Little Stretton.  Andy & Kirsty J
Sun 3rd September   Day walk, South Downs, approx 12 miles, from Harting Down car park.
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David W
Sat 9th-Sat 16th  Sep
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Week in Lake District - Pooley Bridge/Martindale.  Sarah D
Sat 7th or
Sun 8th Oct
  Day walk, Brookwood to Weybridge, approx 11 miles. Charles H
       
Fri 13th-Mon 16th Oct
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Extended weekend, Isle of Wight.  Book your own accommodation at new Premier Inn Sandown - recommended you do this ASAP, as IoW Walking Festival is running at same time.
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Hilary P
Fri 24th - Sun 26th Nov   Weekend, the Mendips.  Accommodation at Worth House Hotel in Worth - contact Angela for booking arrangements. 
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Angela L
     
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2022 Programme    
    Note: Events in 2022 were affected by Covid, and also by the vagaries of the British weather!
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Saturday 15th
5.45 for 6 pm
  LMC AGM - this will now take place virtually, by Zoom, owing to various Covid-related and other complications with our bookings in Marlborough.   See Newsletters and EMails for more details.   
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Sunday 13th Feb   Day walk North Downs Way - 10 mile linear walk,  Dorking to Merstham.  Rained and blown off!
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Rob K
Sat 5th March -
Sun 13th March
  Crickhowell Walking Festival is back on for 2022 ......
Nine-day programme has been put together and online bookings opened on 1st December.  Book your own walks and accommodation.  See www.crickhowellfestival.com for details. 
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Thurs 7th - Sun 10th Apr   Weekend based at Postbridge, in the centre of the Dartmoor National Park.   Two or three night weekend.  Accommodation may become limited so please contact David asap if you are interested.
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David W
Sunday 24th April   NEW  Day walk, Hambleden, Bucks , approx 9-mile circular walk in the Chiltern Hills.
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John B
Fri 6th - Sun 8th May   Weekend in Black Mountains, staying in Talgarth.
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John B
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Sunday 22nd May   Day walk, Kent, 9-mile circular walk, from Sole Street Station
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Paul A
Friday 10th June
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Day walk, Wallingford to Henley-on-Thames - 15 mile walk.
Note change of date from Sunday 12th June.
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Charles H
Sat 18th - Sunday 26th June   SWCP Week 7, Plymouth to Brixham (76 miles, approx 10.5 miles per day).  Self-catering cottage. John B
Sunday 17th July   Day walk, Wimbledon Common & Richmond Park, approx 7 miles. 
CANCELLED DUE TO HEAT FORECAST. 

Re-arranged later in year - see below.
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Alyson L
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Fri 12th - Mon 15th Aug
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Extended weekend in W. Yorkshire & Yorkshire Dales, based in Thornton, incorporating 1, 2 or 3 Yorkshire Peaks.
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Sarah D
Sat 10th - Sunday 18th Sept
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  SWCP Week 8, Brixham to West Bay (68 miles).  Same accommodation as Week 7 above.

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John B
Fri 30th Sept Day walk, Chichester Marina to Ford - 12 miles Charles H
   
Fri 7th - Sun 9th Oct
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  Weekend in Peak District, based in Matlock.
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Andy & Kirsty J
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Sun 23rd Oct   Day walk, Chawton, Hampshire, 11 mile circular walk.
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Rob K
Sun 6th Nov   Day walk, Wimbledon Common & Richmond Park, approx 7 miles.  (CANCELLED due to stormy weather!)
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Alyson L
Sun 20th Nov   Day walk, Green Chain Plus - a walk to celebrate the opening of the Elizabeth Line, starting Abbey Wood station and returning on the Green Chain route through the Abbey Woods, approx 10 km before lunch and 5 km after lunch. (CANCELLED.).
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David A
       

 You can contact us at: 

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(Past programmes for the years 2014 - 2021 are available on request.)

 
 


Updated:  10 July 2024          
Hills and Valleys 2023          
Updated by Kirsty J          
https://www.hillsandvalleys.co.uk/LMC