weekend

Lake District (Fri 28/03/14-Sun 30/03/14)

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Join us for our next weekend hike, where we complete our second “highest peak” on our to-do list. Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England  is 978m high. Note: This will be the most technically difficult of our hikes so far so a good level of fitness is required.

lake district group june

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

Activity date:  Friday 28th – Sunday 30th March 2014
Meeting point:  CSA (Cranfield University)
Departing time from Cranfield:  18:00
Arriving time to Cranfield (approx):  19:30
Walk length (Km):  30 Km (over two days)
Club members only?:  No (but members get priority)
Sign up at:  walking@cranfield.ac.uk with “Sarah-Lake District” in subject title
Sign-up deadline:  From Friday 14th February @ 9pm
Price:  £55 members, £65 non members
Meal provided?:  Breakfast on Sat and Sun, evening meal on Sat
Gear:  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!
Other information:  Transport: car sharing, drivers sought, fuel costs will be paid. Journey duration: 4.5 hours one way (265 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.

Note, do not email before this as you will not be included on the list. I will be collecting the non-refundable balance the following week to confirm places.

Trips to Oxford and Cambridge

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Upcoming trips organised by the Community Development Office:

At Oxford

Oxford – Saturday 11 MayVisit the famous city of Oxford, there are so many fantastic things to see and places to visit. Coach leaves campus 10 a.m. and leaves Oxford at 5 p.m. Coach fare: Adult £12.50, Child £7 (infants under 5 are free). 

At Cambridge

Cambridge – Saturday 1st JuneAn opportunity to visit this attractive university town.  Take a punt on the river, admire the architecture or browse the bookshops. Coach leaves campus 10 a.m. and leaves Cambridge at 5 p.m. Coach fare: Adult £12.50, Child £7 (infants under 5 are free). 

Tickets for these trips can be purchased from the Mitchell Hall Reception.

©Photos by Alexander A. Kharlamov and Carla Roberta Pereira, students at Cranfield University.