Welcome to Spring Vale Rambling Class
The current outbreak of the Covid-19 Coronavirus means that we will suspend our walks programme until further notice. I hope you will all understand the importance of the current situation.
Please continue solo independent walking as a means of keeping fit and active.
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The new season of 2020 walks commenced on Saturday 14th March
The new syllabus, detailing our walk programme for 2020 is now available. Come along on the next walk and buy a syllabus to become a member. Or send a cheque for £5.00 for your copy and become a member of the Spring Vale Rambling Class walking group.
Buying a syllabus is full credential of membership of the Club.
This year will be our 125th Season of walking
As a rambling club we enjoy nothing more than walking around our local area of Darwen and Blackburn close to the West Pennine Moors in North East Lancashire. We also enjoy walking in the Ribble Valley, over the Bowland Fells and occasionally we enjoy a walk in the Lakes or Yorkshire Dales.
We regularly meet for a walk at places such as Tockholes, Livesey, Hoddlesden, Wilpshire, Witton, Belthorn, Entwistle, Rivington, Great Harwood, Accrington, Salesbury, Hurst Green, Ribchester, Whalley and Clitheroe.
Walking is an easy way to keep fit and active. Your health is important to you.
The Class was formed in 1895 and we are now in our 125th season. We are likely to be the oldest walking club in the country to have maintained a continuous annual walking programme. We were originally establshed as an educational class, but we now run as a walking club offering a variety of walks from 6 to 9 miles in length.
When: We organise walks on Saturdays starting at 11.00am and on a Tuesday evening starting at 07.00pm during the summer months.
How? Make your own transport arrangements to the published meeting place.
From? Meeting places for the start of the walk are detailed in the membership syllabus. See the walks programme page for details.
Try? You may care to walk with us a couple of times before joining us as a member.
How much? Membership of the Class costs £5.00 per annum. If you would like to become a member then ask one of the leaders when out on a walk about joining or send a cheque for £5.00 payable to "Spring Vale Rambling Class" complete with a 2nd class stamped address envelope to :
The Secretary SVRC
103 School Lane
You will receive this years current syllabus of walks and become a member of this old and historic club.
New walkers are always made welcome to join us on a walk, but if you require any additional information, please call the secretary on Tel 01254 671269
We are an affiliated group of the Ramblers. The Ramblers is Britain's walking charity working to protect and expand the places people love to walk and promotes walking for health and pleasure.
We are members of Ramblers Worldwide Holiday Partnership.
We are affiliated to HF Holidays as an Activity Club.