Cirencester Ramblers

April 8th, Bournemouth Away Weekend

On Friday 8th April 44 members and guests from Cirencester Ramblers met at the Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth for a 3 night walking weekend. This art deco style hotel proved an ideal location to explore Bournemouth and enjoy 2 beautiful walks led by Stuart Dyer and John Appleby. As well as the walks the group found plenty to see and do in and around the Bournemouth area.

On Saturday we took a coach to New Swanage and walked back to the hotel, passing Old Harry Rocks and returning via the Studland Ferry.  Click here to read the walk report

On Sunday we travelled to Hengistbury Head and walked about 8 miles to Highcliffe Castle and back.  Click here to read the walk report

BM Balloon

Balloon rides in the park.

BM Eggman

The Red Arrows memorial to "Eggman" on East Overcliff Drive, close to the East Cliff Funicular Railway

BM Dinner

Dinner time at the hotel

BM Cumberland Hotel

The art deco style Cumberland Hotel

BM Poole Bay

A view of Poole Bay

BM Pier and Train

Bournemouth Pier and Land Train

Next Village Visit

Our next lunch will be at mid day on Wednesday 28th February at The Plough Inn, Stratton, Cirencester.

Getting there could be part of a walk based on Cirencester Rambler's Walks Round Cirencester number two. This follows a route from Cirencester's Market place to Stratton and on to Baunton before returning to Cirencester. (The leaflet for this walk costs 20p and is available from the Tourist Information Office or from the Cirencester Town Council Information point)

As usual all members and their friends are welcome to join us

For further details contact, Bill Irving, tel 01285 650012

Our Forthcoming Events

Away Weekend 2018 at Ilfracombe

Friday April 13th to April 15th (2 nights) with option of an extra night before and/or after. Click here for full details

Mid week Break 2018 at Torquay

Monday 8th October 2018. Click here for full details