Northampton Ramblers

Affiliated to The Ramblers, HF Holidays and Ramblers Walking Holidays"

The Friendly Walkers 

Please note that ONLY Registered Assistance Dogs will be allowed on walks.

Please contact the Walk Leader PRIOR to walking if you intend to bring a Registered Assistance Dog on any walk.

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MAY



Sunday 22 May

Leader:                                Pam & Roger                                           499636/07840 075679                                          5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am outside the Cock Hotel, Roade, Postcode NN7 2NW, GR 760518, OS Map 152.

Thursday 26 May 

Leader:                                  Jim & Denise                                       07986 756020 (Jim)/07749 713702 (Denise)            4 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7 pm at The Wharf Inn, Welford, Postcode NN6 6JQ. Starting from the Wharf Inn, the walk is mainly flat along tracks, fields and the canal towpath.


Saturday 28 May

Leader:                                   Richard                                                 07732 638245                                                           6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10.00 am at St John the Baptist Church, Abethorpe, Postcode NN12 8QN, GR 649 465, OS Explorer Map 207. Abethorpe revisited – a woodland and meadow walk.

JUNE

Wednesday 1 June

Leader:                                  Phil                                                          07939 315683                                                         3 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7 pm at the Saracen's Head, Little Brington, Postcode NN7 4HS. A walk to Great Brington. St Mary's Church, 13th Century with graves of the Spencer family though the ages. A few stiles.

Sunday 5 June

Leader:                                  Andy                                                              472447                                                            6.9 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at the Royal Oak Pub, Zion Hill, Walgrave, Postcode NN6 9PN, GR 803 722, OS Explorer Map 223. A walk via Mawsley, Old and Walgrave with good views. Please make own arrangements with the pub if you would like to dine.

Tuesday 7 June

Leader:                                 Paul                                                                 07477 954530                                                    3 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7 pm at the Telegraph Pub, Moulton, Postcode NN3 7SB. A circular walk that includes a couple of stiles, The route takes in the ford on Spectacle Lane.

Saturday 11 June

Leader:                                   Alan                                                                   643631                                                          4.5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at the children's play area near The World's End Pub, Ecton, Postcode NN6 0QN. A pan handle walk across fields to Sywell Country Park, around the reservoir and then returning across the fields to Ecton. Please park with consideration in the village.

Wednesday 15 June

Leader:                                           Bernie & Gill                                             07485 513507                                               c 3 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7 pm at The Flore Memorial, near the White Heart Pub, High Street Flore, Postcode NN7 4LW. A walk along the Nene Way and canal towpath, past Flore Church.

Sunday 19 June

Leader:                                          Finbarr                                        01536 601863/07923 828665                                        5.5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at The Stag in Maidwell, Postcode NN6 9JA. A walk taking in Harrington Airfield and Draughton. Lunch is available at the Stag's Head – please make your own arrangements, telephone 686700. Bearing in mind that this is Fathers Day early booking is recommended. Mention Northampton Ramblers and we should be seated together.

Wednesday 22 June

Leader:                                          John C                                         07821143067                                                             3.2 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 6.45 pm at The Saracen's Head, Little Brington, Postcode NN7 4HS, GR 663 637. A lovely walk around the Bringtons with a few stiles.

Saturday 25 June

 Leader:                                              Les                                             07873 231097                                                         5.5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at The White Hart, Great Houghton, Postcode NN4 7AF, OS Landranger Map 152. An easy walk via Brafield, Little Houghton and part of the washlands. A few stiles. Please park with consideration in the village, the pub car park is for patrons only.

Wednesday 29 June

Leader:                                               Jan                                               07762 701985                                                     c 4 miles

Evening Walk Meet at 7 pm at Upton Country Park car park, High Street, Upton, (near the Elgar Centre) Postcode NN5 4EN. A walk to Upton Country Park on hard paths, no stiles, optional return by canal towpath which adds an extra mile and approximately 30 minutes. To be decided by participants on the day.

JULY

Sunday 3 July

Leader:                                             Phil & Chris                                     07939 315683                                                    5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am the Bull's Head, Arthingworth, Postcode LE16 8JZ. A circular walk heading towards Thorpe Underwood, via Harrington, with a couple of stiles. Please make your own arrangements for lunch (Bull's Head 01858 525637).

Wednesday 6 July

 Leader:                                                       Graham                             471392/07708 223343                                           3-4 miles

Evening Walk: meet at 7 pm at the little car park off the Earls Barton to Grendon Road (go over the traffic light bridge from Earls Barton, 100 m turn left into the car park) Nearest Postcode is NN6 0PE (Hansons Aggregates/What3Words: changes, decorated, decanter). GR 859 619. A pleasant evening walk to Great Doddington Mill, along the River Nene taking in the views and wildlife. No stiles.

Saturday 9 July

Leader:                                              Brian & Elaine                               403060/07969 779857                                             5 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am The Saracen's Head, Main Street, Little Brington, Postcode NN7 4HS, GR 661 637, OS Landranger Map 152. A wave to Diana 25 years on. Mainly off road including across grass fields. This walk covers a beautiful area of Northamptonshire and includes sight of the Spencer family estate of Althorp, with views of the house. Two villages visited are Great and Little Brington. Please park in the pub car park if staying for refreshments after the walk, otherwise with consideration in the village.

Wednesday 13 July

Leader:                                           Brian & Elaine                                 403060/07969 779857                                            4 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7.00 pm in Brafield at the junction of the A428 and Church Lane, next to the children's play area, Postcode NN7 1BD (Brafield Working Men's Club), GR 821 587, OS Explorer Map 223. A relatively flat walk with going via Denton with good views and two stiles. Please park with consideration in the village.

Sunday 17 July

 Leader:                                          Janet                                                 01933 741240                                                   4.75 miles

AFTERNOON Walk Meet at 2 pm at the White Hart Pub, Gun Lane, Sherington, Postcode MK16 9PE. A walk from Sherington to Tyringham Bridge and return. Park in the village hall car park if the hall is not in use, otherwise with consideration in Gun Lane.

Wednesday 20 July

Leader:                                          Pam & Brian                                    07732 335019                                                      3.5 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7 pm at The Stags Head, 1 High Street, Great Doddington, Postcode NN29 7TQ, GR 885 650, OS Explorer Map 224. A pleasant walk through the village of Great Doddington and around Summer Leys Nature Reserve. Lovely views and no stiles! Only park in the pub car park if having drinks afterwards otherwise park considerately in the village.

Saturday 23 July

Leader:                                        Graham                                                471392/07708 223343                                        6 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at The Lamb at Little Harrowden, Postcode NN9 5BH, GR 868 715, OS Explorer Map 224, What3Words: standards, collects, fixated. Starting from the Lamb, we walk through the village and follow the footpath to Great Harrowden, then on to Hardwick and Orlingbury. A choice of return routes will be made on the day. The slightly longer route has a few stiles, the sorter one has no stiles. Regrettably the pub is closed so facilities will not be available on the day.

Tuesday 26 July

Leader:                                        Les                                                        07873 231097                                                    3.5 miles

Evening Walk Meet at 7 pm at Delapre Abbey, London Road, Northampton, Postcode NN4 8AW, OS Landranger Map 152. An easy evening walk taking in Delapre Park, Queen Eleanor's Cross, Hardingstone Wood and Ransome Road Lake.

Sunday 31 July

Leader:                                      Jim & Denise                             07986 756020 (Jim)/07749 713702 (Denise)                6.5 Miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at The Plough at Everdon, Postcode NN11 3BL. The walk takes us past Fawsley Hall (coffee break) and on to the outskirts of Preston Capes returning to Everdon. Several stiles and some moderately long steep inclines. No ploughed fields or road walking. The Plough is currently closed so lunch is being arranged at The Maltsters in Badby. Please let Jim or Denise know by 23 July if you would like lunch. Please park with consideration in the village.

AUGUST

Tuesday 2 August

Leader:                                            Alan                                                  643631                                                               3.1 miles

Evening Walk: Meet at 7 pm at Upton Country Park car park, High Street, Upton, (near the Elgar Centre) Postcode NN5 4EN. The walk will take us around part of Duston West Meadow, along a stretch of the Grand Union Canal and then Storton's Nature Reserve. No stiles and mostly on good paths.

Saturday 6 August

 Leader:                                                    Annie & Mike                             01327 260170/07816 641986                         6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am at Fawsley Church (near Fawsley Hall), GR 566 568. A lovely walk with views of the Northamptonshire rolling scenery. A few stiles, one of which is quite high! There are no pubs on this walk, but Annie and Mike know a very friendly pub if you would like to join them for a drink afterwards.

Sunday 14 August

Leader:                                                Andy                                                   472447                                                             6 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10.00 am at The Royal Oak Pub, Zion Hill, Walgrave, Postcode NN6 9PN, GR 803 722, OS Explorer Map 223. A walk visiting the villages of Hannington and Holcot; some stiles and road walking. Please make your own arrangements with the pub if dining.

Saturday 20 August

Leader:                                                  Linda Lamb                                     07392 838990                                                 5.5 miles

Morning Walk: Meet at 10 am St Michael and All Angels Church, Newnham, Postcode NN11 3ET, GR 582 597, OS Landranger Map 152. A walk through rolling countryside, partly along the Nene Way, via Everdon. Great views, a few stiles, Very short stretch of road walking.

Sunday 28 August

Leader:                                                John C                                             07821 143067                                                  6.2 miles

Morning Walk Meet at 10 am at the Three Cranes Pub, Turvey, Postcode MK43 8EP, GR 941 524, OS Explorer Map 208. 'The Turvey Round' – a scenic, undulating walk on the south side of the village with some local knowledge of the buildings. Lunches available at the pub or The Three Fyshes – please make your own arrangements. Park in either car park if staying for lunch, otherwise with consideration in the village. 

Your Club always needs Walk Leaders. If you would like to lead a walk on the next programme, please contact the Club’s Walks Organisers:

Saturdays & Sundays:                                                       Denise James 07749 713702



Evenings (May to August only):                                         Pam Weller 408443



They will be delighted to hear from you and will provide help and advice if needed.




Alan and Wendy Page run mid week walks all year round. These are organised on an adhoc basis, usually on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, with a few days' notice for each one. If you would like to join Alan and Wendy, please email Alan to go on his email mailing list.