St.Nicholas’ Church (Sat. 21/12/13)

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St Nicholas’ church is an unusual creation, a Grade 1 listed building. It dates back to the 13th century and was rebuilt during 1558-1603. There is a three-tier monument to the builder’s father and his two wives. Besides, many kneeling figures and other interesting things are around.

This walk to St Nicholas’ church starts from Cranfield village. It will be going mainly through fields and wood land along country paths and roads. We will have access to the delightful interior of the church (before the church could only be peered through the windows)!

St. Nicholas’ Church
St. Nicholas’ Church
Activity date:  Saturday 21st  December
Meeting point-1 (for people from University) and departing time:  The Café Bookshop (Cranfield University) 10:30
Meeting point-2 (for people from village) and departing time:  Cranfield Village (by the gate where the footpath across the airfield from Cranfield University leads into the road) 11:00
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  15:00
Walk length:  9.5 km (6 miles)
Club members only?:  N/A
Sign up at:  N/A
Sign-up deadline:  N/A
Price: Free
Meal provided?: Please ensure you bring a packed lunch. Always carry some water with you (at Cranfield village there will be an opportunity to pop into the Co-op for provisions)
Gear: Appropriate clothing and suitable footwear for a country walk in winter (taking into consideration the weather forecast, it will be most likely muddy and wet)
Other information: Please don’t be late if you wish to join in

Tour of St. Mary’s church and Stewartby (Sat. 23/11/2013)

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Join us for a walk from Cranfield University, via Cranfield village, to the Forest Centre  & Millennium Country Park, with a view over the Stewarby Lake, where we will stop for a lunch at the cafe (bring your own lunch or purchase at the cafe). This will be followed by a walk to  and a guided tour of the ancient  St Mary’s Church at Marston Moretaine by   Reverend Gillian Webb – who received our award for the most welcoming local community. The tour of the historical church will end with a nice a cup of tea. -) Transport will be arranged to take us back to the university.
Marston Moretaine Village Fete, St Mary's Church, Marston Moretaine. June 2013.
Marston Moretaine Village Fete, St Mary’s Church, Marston Moretaine. June 2013.
Activity date: Saturday 23rd of November
Meeting point:  The Café Bookshop (Cranfield University)
Departing time from Cranfield:  10:30
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  18:00
Walk length:  8km (approx)
Club members only?:  No
Sign up at: with “Rodrigo – Stewartby” in title
Sign-up deadline:  20th of November
Price:  £4 for members 6£ for non-members
Meal provided?:  Lunch not included. Tea will be given at the church.
Gear:  Comfortable clothes and footwear, better hiking boots because the path may be muddy, and waterproof clothing. Always carry suficient of water with you.
Other information:  N/A