Well, last Sundays weather forecast was bad with a high chance of rain all day. However, the intrepid few undertook the walk and what a glorious day it turned out to be. At one point we were nearly sunbathing. A varied walk that was enjoyed by all.
Now on to next Sunday (18 July) walk. Geoff is leading us on the Long Meg and Lacy’s caves walk which is 6 miles in length. Starting from Little Salkeld at 10.30am. Parking at the Y junction in the village parking area. The route follows the River Eden and we visit Lacy’s Caves before progressing along a road visiting a small church on the way. Then the highlight of the walk is Long Meg and her daughters before proceeding downhill and back to the cars. There are stiles as we go along the River Eden.
Maximum of 15 people so please book your place as soon as possible by contacting Geoff on 07841499845 (preferably by text) or e-mail on [email protected] and certainly before 8.00pm on Friday 16 July 2021.
Walks will be limited to a maximum of 15 people (or as set by the walk leader).
Booking is ESSENTIAL. You must book directly with the leader as once the walk is fully booked there will be a waiting list. Also turning up on the day without booking you will be refused on the walk. If you have booked on a walk and find you are unable to attend please let the walk leader know as soon as possible so that the place is available to someone else.
The walk leader will require your full name and contact phone number as we are required to keep a record of everyone on the walk for a period of 21 days after the walk. After that period the information will be destroyed securely.
As car sharing is not allowed (except for those in a “bubble”) the walk meeting place will be the start of the walk not our normal meeting point in Lancaster. I realise that this will be difficult for those who do not have transport however to enable us to resume walks we must follow this guidance.
You must NOT attend a walk if you have any Covid-19 symptoms, are in a household with someone who has symptoms or have been told to self isolate.
It is suggested that you bring your own alcohol based hand sanitiser, face covering and a basic first aid kit.
Social distancing must be observed on the walk and you must not share food and drink or equipment such as walking poles.
It is also important that if you develop symptoms of Covid-19 within 48 hours of the walk that you must apply for a Covid-19 test and co-operate with NHS contact tracing if requested.
Above all, if you are concerned about the personal risk of participating in group walking, don’t!
There is no pressure to get involved.