Newmarket Ramblers

Guided walks in the Newmarket area

About Our Group

 

ABOUT US:

The Newmarket & District group of the Rambler’s Association was formed in 1982. Due to the particular location of the town, which is in Suffolk but almost completely surrounded by Cambridgeshire, the group attracted members from both counties. This is still the case today although there is now an East Cambridgeshire group in existence, based on the adjoining District Council area. The Newmarket group’s official catchment area extends along the western fringe of Suffolk and includes the expanding town of Haverhill.

 Full and/or half day walks take place on Sundays throughout the year. Full day walks are usually 10 miles or more, while half day walks are around 5 miles in length.  The group also walks on Wednesdays, with evening walks in the summer months and morning walks during the rest of the year (with a break mid winter); these generally end near a pub where lunch can be obtained.

 The Newmarket Ramblers are a very friendly group and also arrange social activities and occasional short breaks and coach trips, which provide the opportunity to walk in a different area.

 The group welcomes non-members who would like to give rambling a try but after you have joined us on a few walks we expect you to join the Association if you wish to continue. 

New on the web:

  • Skipton 2017 - see Tessa's blog and photos !
  • Summer Lunch with Garden Games July 9th 2017 - book ASAP

There will be a short walk in the morning followed by a buffet lunch in the garden if the weather is fine.

After lunch everbody can try their hand at croquet, garden bowls and petanque. The afternoon will end with tea and home-made cakes.

Further details under Social in Social Activities menu

  •  Coach Trip to Dover Castle September 24th 2017 - book by September 1st

This coach trip was the top of the list ofour ideas for trips given at the AGM. There will long and short walks or those not wanting to walk can be dropped off at the Castle.

Please book early to ensure the coach will run. Further details under Social  in Social Activities menu

 

New to Rambling?

You don't need lots of expensive gear to start walking.   For the summer wear light layers, a waterproof cagoule, sturdy trainers or light boots. Don't forget your sunhat, suncream and a water bottle. 

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You can now join the Ramblers by using £11 Tesco Clubcard Vouchers to swap for your first years membership. Click on the Clubcard Logo for details.

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Cotswold Outdoors

As a Ramblers Member, there's now a 15% discount available at Cotswold Outdoor. They have stores in Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge & Ipswich.

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And a 20% for your first purchase with the voucher which comes in the membership pack.

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