Wales

Fresh pictures!

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Find here some of the pictures from the last walks!

More photos on our Facebook Group and in our Flickr group “Sharing with the Cranfield Walkers“.

Hiking in Snowdonia National Park (1 to 3/11/2013)

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Join us for our first weekend hike of the year, where we complete our first “highest peak” on our to-do list. Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales is 1085m high.

Photo by: http://www.dolly-hotel.co.uk/index-3.html
Photo by: http://www.dolly-hotel.co.uk/index-3.html

We will be hiking both days (Saturday and Sunday) covering over 30km.

Cost: £60 members, £70 non-members. Cost includes: transport, 2 nights accommodation in YHA hostel Bryn Gwynant, breakfast on Saturday & Sunday morning and an evening meal on Saturday night.

Transport: car sharing, 2 more drivers sought, fuel costs will be paid. Journey duration: 3.5 hours one way (186 miles). Food: For both days of walking you will need to provide yourself with a packed lunch, some high energy food to keep you going throughout the day and at least 1.5 litres of water. Itinerary: depart on Friday afternoon from Cranfield University, return back on Sunday evening. Detailed program will be available nearer to the date of each trip. Guide: An experienced walk leader and a former walking club member.

Equipment: please note NO GEAR, NO GO policy for this trip. This means that walking boots (NO other shoes!), waterproofs (including waterproof trousers), warm clothes and a NON-COTTON base layer are a must for this trip. NO jeans please!

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Weekend in Snowdonia National Park

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   Special weekend trip organised by Cranfield University walks. Get to know UK more –  its amazing scenery, dramatic landscape and beautiful countryside.   

10th-11nd November, 2012 – walking in Snowdonia National Park- an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Cost: £47 members, £57 non-members. Cost includes: 2 nights accommodation in YHA hostel Pen-Y-Pass, breakfast on Saturday & Sunday morning and an evening meal on Saturday night.

 Only 13 places available. Book your place now by paying the full amount to Glenda at CSA 1st floor.*   
Update on 10 October 2012: all places are now booked – sorry!
Snowdonia National Park. Photo by: Plas Dolmelynllyn Country Hotel

Transport: car sharing, 2 drivers sought. Journey duration: 3.5 hours one way (186 miles). Cost of petrol: to be shared amongst occupants of each car, can be calculated using an online calculator. Food: For both days of walking you will need to provide yourself with a packed lunch, some high energy food to keep you going throughout the day and at least 1.5 litres of water. Itinerarydepart on Friday afternoon from Cranfield University, return back on Sunday evening. Detailed program will be available nearer to the date of each trip. Guide: An experienced walk leader/member of staff and a former walking club member.

Equipment: please note NO GEAR, NO GO policy for this trip. This means that walking boots (NO other shoes!), waterproofs (including waterproof trousers), warm clothes and a NON-COTTON base layer are a must for this trip. NO jeans please!

Walk level: Challenging  – Saturday walk about 14 miles. Shorter walk on Sunday morning. Exact program to be confirmed.

Read about our earlier weekend trips with Cranfield University’s students to Lake District and Brecon Beacons National Parks.  

* Please note that the cost of this trip has been  paid for in advance by CSA, to secure our places. Therefore bookings are refundable only in exceptional circumstances. Before a refund will be agreed, you will be asked to find a replacement.

25-27 May: Walking weekend in Wales

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UPDATE ON 20th MAY: up to 2 more places available in our cars, accommodation to be booked individually in nearby YHA Brecon

Special weekend trip organised by Cranfield University walks.

25th-27th May 2012 – walking in Brecon Beacons National Park, cost: £65 members, £75 non-members. Cost includes: 2 nights accommodation in YHA hostel Danywenallt in Brecon Beacons), breakfast and evening meal.                                                                  

 Only 13 places available for this trip. Book your place now by paying the full amount to Glenda at CSA 1st floor.*        
Get to know UK more – its amazing scenery, dramatic landscape and beautiful countryside. 

Transportcar sharing, 3-4 drivers sought. Journey duration: 3.5 hours one way. Cost of petrol to be shared amongst occupants of each car. Food: For both days of walking you will need to provide yourself with a packed lunch, some high energy food to keep you going throughout the day and at least 1.5 litres of water. Itinerary: depart on Friday afternoon from Cranfield University, return back on Sunday evening. Detailed program will be available nearer to the date of each trip. Guide:  An experienced walk leader and a former walking club member.

Equipment: please note NO GEAR, NO GO policy for this trip. This includes walking boots (NO other shoes!), waterproofs, warm clothes and a NON-COTTON base layer and NO jeans please!.

Walks: Moderately challenging – Saturday walk about 14 miles. Shorter walk on Sunday morning. Exact program to be confirmed. Example routes:                                                                                                                   http://www.walkingbritain.co.uk/walks/walks/walk_list/brecon_beacons/

* Please note that the cost of this trip has been  paid for in advance by CSA, to secure our places. Therefore bookings are refundable only in exceptional circumstances. Before a refund will be agreed, you will be asked to find a replacement.