HF Holidays' Activity Clubs

Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded people, share interests and learn something new. HF Holidays is currently affiliated with over 400 Activity Clubs throughout the UK.

From walking clubs to singing groups, they have all joined the HF Holidays community. Use the tabs below to find an Activity Club in your area. If you would like your club to be included in the directory, either download the form here, or email clubs@hfholidays.co.uk for further information. You can learn more about Group Membership as well.

Bolton HF Walking Club

Contact: The General Secretary
Email: boltonhf@gmail.com  

Our main activity is walking. There are four walks on Wednesdays ranging from 5/6 miles, 7/8 miles, 9/10 miles and 10+ miles. There are walks each week on Saturday and Sunday. During the summer we hold a weekly Thursday evening walk and have a monthly challenge walk. Whilst some walks are in the Bolton area we also travel further afield in Lancashire and visit The Lakes, Yorkshire and the Peak District.

Bury HF Walking Club

Contact: The Hon Secretary
Email: katenelson5@hotmail.com  
Website: https://www.buryhf.org/

We are a long established walking club, based in Bury. We currently have three walking groups, although members can walk with any of the groups that they choose. The Tuesday Group offers weekly walks that are about 12 miles in length. In the summer months, the programme offers walks in the Dales, the Peak District, the Lake District and northern Wales, as well as more local destinations. In the winter months the walks are more local. Each week the Sunday Group offers walks in Lancashire, West Yorkshire and Cheshire, up to about 8-9 miles. The Saturday Group offers more local half-day walks, usually around 6-7 miles in length, with a shorter walk once a month.

Chester Rambling and Hill Walking Club

Contact: The Club Secretary
Email: chesramclub@yahoo.com

We are a Chester based walking club offering up to three grades of walks on Sundays and a walk on alternative Wednesdays. Our regular walk area includes Snowdonia & North Wales, Cheshire, Shropshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire. With weekends and longer holidays further afield in one of Britain's National Parks. The Club also runs mid-week social evenings: generally a speaker during the winter and evening walks in the summer. We welcome all enqjuiries.

Footprints Walking Club

Contact: The Membership Secretary

Footprints is a small friendly group organising walking events around the country: day walks, weekend breaks and longer holidays in the UK and sometimes overseas.

Liverpool HF Ramblers

Contact: Gen Hon Secretary
Email: sheila.brocklebank@virginmedia.com  

Fell walking with graded walks to suite everyone. Saturday: local walks with a coach once a month. Sunday: by coach, visiting North Wales, the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Peak District, etc.

Macclesfield Rambling Club

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: concertfavourites@yahoo.co.uk

Walks in Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire, up to 8 or 9 miles long, generally 6 or 7 in the winter. Also occasional social activities. 

Marple District Rambling Club

Contact: The Secretary
Email: ian.gregory12@ntlworld.com 

We organise and lead a full programme of walks on Thursdays and Sundays.

Morecambe & District HF Rambling Club

Contact: Secretary
Email: surobinson24@hotmail.com 

We are a friendly walking club, running coaches picking up in the locality on a fortnightly basis on Wednesdays and Sundays to our local area, including the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. We also have good social, coach and walking holiday events.

Oswestry Ramblers

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: j.hadlow486@btinternet.com  

Maintaining local footpaths and leading walks.

Spring Vale Rambling Class Darwen

Contact: The Secretary
Email: mgbrindle@btinternet.com 

The club was established in 1895 and has provided a regular walking programme ever since. We are based in Darwen, but walk within the areas of the West Pennine Moors, Ribble Valley, Yorkshire Dale with the occasional forays into the Lakes and Peak District. During the summer the walks are fortnightly on a Saturday commencing at 11:00am. We also organise fortnightly evening walks commencing at 7:00pm during the summer. We operate a once a month winter programme on Saturdays starting at 11:00am.

We are a friendly and sociable group welcoming new members on our walks. So if you are looking for a walking group in the North East Lancashire area then come along and give us a try. You will not regret it. See our website for details.

St Andrew Society of the Ribble Valley

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: paulineandbas@talktalk.net  

To foster a spirit of friendship to all people interested in the promotion encouragement and enjoyment of all aspects of Scottish Culture, Tradition and Heritage, including Dancing Classes and Music Sessions, away weekends for dancing/walking, etc.

Stockport Walkers

Contact: The Secretary
Email: webcontroller@stockportwalkers.org.uk

Stockport Walkers is a well-established, large, friendly and sociable walking group with members from all walks of life.  Our programme provides a great range of 5 or 6 weekly walks, throughout the year, on three days a week, catering for all abilities. We run social events and organise holidays in spring and autumn. New faces are always welcome so just come along and join us on any of our walks, don't be shy! 

Torrisholme Church of the Ascension Rambling Club

Contact: The Hon Secretary
Email: mills.linda@btinternet.com  

We are a small, friendly rambling club based in Torrisholme, Morecambe and walk every other week - alternating between half day and full day walks in Lancashire, Cumbria, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales. Transport is by coach with several pick up points. Full day walks start at 9am and half day walks start at 11am from The Church of the Ascension, Torrisholme. All ages and abilities welcome. We have three levels of walks ranging from 8-12 miles, 6-8 miles and 4-6 miles. We also have other social events - summer saunter, treasure trail and a dinner dance. During October - March we hold Wednesday evening social evenings and hotpot suppers. We also have a walking weekend holiday in April each year.

Bradford HF Walking & Social Club

Contact: The Secretary
Email: susanhoyle30@gmail.com

A long established HF group, our current membership is over 90, including walking and social members. Walks are arranged every Sunday and most Wednesdays. We have one midweek break each year, usually spent at an HF House; two coach outings are organised in the summer months and during the winter, we meet on alternate weeks for lectures and social events.

Doncaster HF Rambling Club

Contact: The General Secretary
Email: cliveandbrenda@btinternet.com 

Our Club strives to provide opportunities for the healthy enjoyment of the countryside, in a spirit of friendship and fun. With over a hundred members from Doncaster and beyond, we organise walks every two weeks on alternate Sundays, visiting a wide range of locations in the Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors and coast, the Yorkshire Wolds, Lincolnshire Wolds, the South Pennines, and Staffordshire. At each location we offer a choice of three guided walks of varying degrees of distance and difficulty. We provide transport to all of our walk locations by private coach, with members boarding and being dropped off at a number of points in and around Doncaster.

Foothills Walking Group

Contact: The Holiday Organiser

Foothills is an informal walking group. Some members of the group go on an HF Holiday every year, independently organised, ie not by the walking group organiser. 

Friends of Dales Rail

Contact: The The Treasurer
Email: martin.housley@ntlworld.com

The club was set up in 1980 to help save the Settle-Carlisle railway from closure. We now have a wide variety of walks in the Yorkshire Dales using this or the Bentham train line. We normally have two grades of walks each Saturday open to the public plus separate activities for members.

HF Leeds Group

Contact: The Secretary
Email: GRAYROG19@aol.com

Sunday walks geared to public transport and monthly winter clubroom activities on Monday afternoons at Oxford Place Chapel, Leeds.

HF Sheffield Group

Contact: The General Secretary
Email: hfwalkingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk

HF Sheffield Group was formed over 90 years ago. There are two rambling opportunities each week: Wednesday 4 - 6 miles & Saturday 7 - 9 miles. We pride ourselves on being a friendly group. From time to time various members of the group may organise other social activities. We are always open to suggestions for additional events or activities. Anyone interested in joining the group is welcome to walk with us on a few occasions before deciding whether they would like to become a member. Members pay a small annual subscription to cover our overheads. Our aim is not only to enjoy exercise and fresh air, but also to have time to enjoy the countryside we visit.

Let's Drift Again

Contact: The Walks Leader
Email: KNarey@aol.com

Walking holidays in England and Europe and aimed at the 55 - 75 age group, (although there is no upper limit in reality), with good accommodation and food at the end of each day and mixing together at all times. All holidays led by a small group of leaders who become known to the groups and part of the group. All walks graded easy to moderate but with much history and beauty as a pre requisite.

Morecambe & District HF Rambling Club

Contact: Secretary
Email: surobinson24@hotmail.com 

We are a friendly walking club, running coaches picking up in the locality on a fortnightly basis on Wednesdays and Sundays to our local area, including the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland. We also have good social, coach and walking holiday events.

Newcastle Local Meeting

Contact: Organiser
Website: quakers-in-newcastle.org.uk
Email: cacoode@phone.coop

Quaker group family holiday for relaxation and friendship plus some walking for fitter members


Contact: The Organiser 
Email: i.sturrock@gmail.com

Social get togethers, meals out, theatre trips, gentle sporting activities, holidays

Ripon Ramblers

Contact: The General Secretary
Website: www.riponramblers.org.uk
Email: clairereid@waitrose.com

Ripon Ramblers organise walks on a weekly basis, either weekends or mid-week. We enjoy walks of different grades from about 4 to 10 miles in the spectacular countryside of North Yorkshire.

South Lakes Walking Club

Contact: Club Treasurer
Email: jgwatson33@gmail.com
Website: SLWC.weebly.com

Walking and social activities in Cumbria.

West Cumbria HF Local Group

Contact: The Secretary
Email: hfwcumbria@hotmail.co.uk

A friendly social walking group for people of all ages. Walks take place on Saturdays at a variety of levels. In addition there is a programme of monthly social events.

Arrow Valley Countryside Club

Contact: Treasurer
Email: avcgtreasurer@gmail.com 

We are a lively, local, independent walking club, founded in 1953, based in the Arrow Valley, Worcestershire, with a membership of 85, mainly from The Redditch, Bromsgrove and South Birmingham areas. We do walks on Sundays, a minimum of 3 per month, Tuesdays weekly & Thursday Tea Shop/Morning Coffee walks once a month. We run social meetings with speakers or other activities.At least 2 coach trips per year. At least once a year we organise a walking holiday of 3 days  in a scenic location, allied with HF Holidays.

Bromsgrove Ramblers

Contact: Secretary
Email: davies098@btinternet.com 

A group within the Worcestershire area of the country. The Ramblers, which organises walking with leaders 3 times a month and other social events.

Chapel-en-le-frith Rambling Club

Contact: Club Secretary
Email: jasavage@btinternet.com

Weekly walks in the Peak District, usually 8 to 10 miles, every Wednesday from Chapel-en-le-frith.

Clock Tower Ramblers

Contact: The Summer Trip Organiser

Harborne local Ramblers Group - current programme

Short walks - twice a month

Long walks - twice a month

Annual Day Out

Annual Weekend Away

Christmas Function / Annual Meeting - twice a year

Grayson Group

Contact: The Organiser 
Email: bellconsultancy@talk21.com  

We book a whole HF Holidays' Country House for a weekend at intervals which match significant birthdays or other key events. Walk during the day, then dance at night to celebrate our long association as a group (many for 43 years to date, some longer, some shorter). Between the anniversaries, different combinations of individual members walk near their homes following various planned walk instructions.

Halesowen Ramblers

Contact: The Club Secretary
Email: halrambler@blueyonder.co.uk

To provide rambles for various fitness levels on both weekends and weekdays.

Hinckley Ramblers

Contact: The Committee Member
Website: https://www.hinckleyramblers.org.uk/en/
Email: hinckleyramblers.org.uk@gmail.com

Located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, we offer a full and varied programme of walks and social events throughout the year. Walks vary between 5-12miles in length,with something for everyone. Our walks in Leicestershire and Rutland, with Bradgate Park, Bosworth Battle Field, the National Forest and Rutland Water, are all nearby. We have half day walks on Saturdays and full day walks Thursdays and Sunday.

Lichfield Twinning Association (Walking Group)

Contact: The Events Coordinator
Email: sueeroyal@gmail.com

We are a walking group set up in 2005 to organise walking weekends every two years with our friends in our two twin towns in France and Germany.

Lincoln Walking Friends

Contact: Group Leader
Email: avoncroft32@gmail.com

Enjoying walking holidays together.

Northampton Ramblers

Contact: The President
Email: walkinglilaclion@hotmail.com

2013 was our 50th Anniversary. We are a small walking club (currently 170+ members) alternating Saturday then Sunday walks, with the occasional weekend/evening walk. We also hold Wednesday walks for people who cannot manage the 5 - 10 miles we normally do and these are held once a month. Our walks are friendly, circular in format and at a relaxed pace.

Pathfinders (Solihull)

Contact: The Committee Member 
Email: john.franklin47@btinternet.com

The Club was formed in the mid seventies and prides itself on being a welcoming and friendly group. We have a range of regular walks organised, from local walks around the West Midlands to weekend walks along long distance paths. Our aim is to provide walks, both short (around 5 miles) to longer (8 to 9 miles) on a two week cycle from mid January to early December. This enables all members to participate irrespective of ability or age.

Ramblers' City of Birmingham Group

Contact: Publicity/Publications
Email: david.sutton986@btinternet.com

Led walks up to three grades on Sundays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, plus walking weekends and holidays.

Ross Walking Group

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: hilarysmart@ymail.com
Website: www.rosswalkinggroup.co.uk

RWG organises walks, normally twice a week, in the range of 3-10 miles. The walking area includes Herefordshire, Forest of Dgan, Wye Valley and the welsh border.

Toddington Rambling Club

Contact: The Secretary
Email: collar467@aol.com

Our programme of walks generally includes two walks a week. They take place in the main on  Thursday and Saturday.

Wycliffe Lutterworth U3A

Contact: The Committee Member
Email: george9high@hotmail.com

U3A is a national organisation. The walking group operates independently.

East Surrey Walkers

Contact: The Secretary
Email: d.birkett1@ntlworld.com

We are an active local Ramblers group, covering the Tandridge district of Surrey. We organise over 50 led walks every quarter, ranging from 3 to 12 miles and we are also very involved in maintaining and improving the local rights of way network. We also organise a wide range of social events. Do come along and join us, you are assured of a very warm welcome.

Epping Forest HF Group

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: miriam_murphy@btinternet.com

We walk every week in the local area of Epping Forest, South West Essex and occasionally London. We offer two coach trips a year to a town with optional walking and we offer an annual holiday. We offer a club night event during most months except July and August.

Epsom & Ewell Ramblers

Contact: The Membership Secretary

We are a walking group and are part of the Ramblers' Association. We organise 4 or 5 walks each week as well as some social events during the year.

Leigh-on-Sea HF Rambling 

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: vivandbern@gmail.com

We have a 3-4 mile walk every Saturday afternoon and 5-7 mile walk every Sunday starting at 9.30am. A lot of our members are single and the age group is 90% retired. Social events include meals out, barn dance, slide show, day out, 5 day holiday and Christmas Carol sing along.

Len Valley Health Walks

Contact: The Leader
Email: sadie.curtis123@btinternet.com

To improve people's health, fitness and well being.

Loose Footpaths Group

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: allanandmarion@talktalk.net

Every year we arrange a four night's stay at an HF Holidays' Country House for a walking holiday. At least forty or more members take part. During the year we arrange at least one guided walk for members each month, mostly fairly local but can be anywhere within reasonable driving distance and in the summer run additional shorter evening walks. Throughout the year we also hold a number of varied social events and assist in maintaining the local footpaths. All members are sent details of activities by email or post and all walks advertised locally.

Mole Valley Ramblers

Contact: Ms Janet Pusey, Treasurer
Email: janet.p@molevalleyramblers.org.uk  

Surrey Ramblers group, covering the Mole Valley district. We organise 40 walks per month, ranging from three to 14 miles, which can be in Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire or Kent. We are also involved in maintaining and improving local rights of way. We also organise a wide range of social activities. A warm and friendly group, you can be assured of a friendly welcome.

North London HF Group

Contact: The Secretary
Email: jvscottgate@btinternet.com

We are a long established walking and social group affiliated to HF Holidays and based in North London. Walks in the Home Counties or in London itself are organised every Saturday or Sunday and are normally from 5 to 8 miles long and always start at a railway station. We hold a club lunch once a month and a 3 day away break once a year.

North West London HF Club 

Contact: The Secretary
Email: mjasharper@aol.com

We are a friendly informal group which was established over 77 years ago. Originally there was more of a social element but when the club premises in Wembley were lost, it became primarily a walking club meeting at London Underground Tube and National Rail stations. We still include a few social events in our programme. Many of the founder members and current members came together through taking holidays with HF Holidays. Potential members may attend a maximum of 3 walks or events before deciding to apply for membership.

Oxford & District HF Rambling Club

Contact: The Membership Secretary
Email: j-ellisons@tiscali.co.uk

The ODHF Rambling Club leads mainly weekend walks in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, covering an area between the Cotswolds and the Chilterns. We meet at an Oxford Park & Ride for car sharing and the walks usually range between 7 and 12 miles in length.

Pinner Camera Club

Contact: The Vice President 
Email: stephenmyers42@gmail.com
Website: www.pinnercameraclub.co.uk

Pinner Camera Club was formed in 1986 to promote the enjoyment of photography and improve the skills of its members.

Prime Time Walkers

Contact: The Walk Leader & Holiday Organiser
Email: elizabeth.wadham@hotmail.co.uk

Prime Time is a group that organises social and other activities for the over 50's within the context of the work of Christchurch, Abingdon. Prime Time Walkers organise monthly walks, a longer walk during the August activity week and an annual holiday at an HF Holidays' country house (the less active members of Prime Time are catered for separately).

South Bucks HF Walking Clubs

Contact: The Secretary
Email: info@southbuckshfwalkingclub.co.uk

The club is centred around High Wycombe and offers a programme of weekly walks being a mixture of shorter walks (approx. 5 miles) and longer walks (approx. 10 miles).  The committee also organises short breaks and ‘coach’ rambles to walking locations outside of the local area plus walk related social events locally.

Spelthorne Ramblers

Contact: The Chairman
Email: patricia45anderson@gmail.com

We were established in 1973 and walk most Sundays in the Surrey hills, Chilterns, Bucks, and Hampshire. Average walks 8 miles with the mid-week walks up to 5 miles in length. We also have social events and group holidays as well as coach outings.

Sussex Sunday Walkers

Contact: The Treasurer 
Email: weoldmen@hotmail.com

To encourage walking e.g. by organised walks under leadership and to promote fellowship among the members and winder walking community. Walks are organised every Sunday 12-16 miles long in Sussex and surrey, starting at a car park with a pub stop.

The Polytechnic Rambling Club

Contact: The Honorary Treasurer 
Email: qprduffy20@hotmail.com

The Club was founded in 1885 for students of the Regent Street Polytechnic, now the University of Westminster. Membership is open to anyone over 16 and there is no requirement to be associated with the University. Walks take place every weekend and trips away are arranged four or five times a year.

West Kingsdown Walkers

Contact: Organiser
Email: rodneylawrence@btconnect.com

A group of like-minded friends who meet to walk once a week. It is not a formally run group.

Brentwood Ramblers

Contact: Walks Secretary
Email: dinkyingram@btconnect.com

We are the Brentwood Ramblers affiliated to the RA. We have a programme of walks 4 days a week, 5 days in summer. We do full days and half days.

Cambridge Rambling Club

Contact: The President
Email: jill@cambridgeramblingclub.com.

The Club provides up to 8 local walks weekly, ranging from energetic 16 miles to more leisurely 5 mile rambles. We provide 4 walks most Wednesdays, up to 3 walks on Sundays and a Thursday evening walk in summer. We offer two coach/hotel weekends each year, with up to 7 ‘budget’ trips, using hostels, self-catering and cheap hotels, taking us to Wales, the Lakes and other great walking areas. Excellent value for £4 a year!

Cambridge Scottish Society

Contact: The Treasurer
Email: kcoles@wea.org.uk
Website: www.camscotsoc.org.uk

Social Scottish country dancing on Thursday evenings from September to June. Hold various Saturday dances throughout the year, together with other events, e.g. Burns’ Night Dinner, Members’ Evening.

HF Norwich

Contact: Club Secretary
Email: hfnorwich@gmail.com

HF Norwich is a Norwich based walking group, set up in 1933 and is affiliated to HF Holidays. The group has around 100 members and holds walks of between 8 and 10 miles on alternate Sundays, around most of Norfolk and North Suffolk. Walks are led by group members, and we generally have between 10 and 20 people on each walk. We are a friendly group and always welcome new members. We also organise occasional social events and coach outings. If you would like more information or perhaps an application form, please email the Secretary.

Lincoln HF Walking & Social Group

Contact: The Chairman
Email: Addison.2oldstack@btinternet.com

We offer a variety of walks from 2 miles at a leisurely pace to more challenging walks of 10 - 12 miles.  Most walks are within an hour's driving distance from Lincoln.

Clark Community Choir

Contact: Committee member
Email: janiceburr@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.clarkcommunitychoir.co.uk

The Clark Community Choir is an intergenerational group from ages 5 to 92. We sing a wide variety of songs from the 30’s through to the 00’s, which is suitable for all ages and all abilities. Our ethos is bringing the community together to sing for pleasure. More details on our website. The Greatest Showman weekend proved to be an invaluable learning tool for the choir.

HF Edinburgh Walking Group

Contact: Secretary
Email: kdollive@btinternet.com
Website: hfedinburgh.com

We are a small friendly walking club based in Edinburgh welcoming walkers of all abilities and experience and we are keen to encourage those people new to walking. Walks are organised each Sunday and range from easy low-level walks to Munros in Winter conditions. We also organise weekends away and a variety of social events. Transport is normally provided using members’ cars with fuel costs shared equally.

Basingstoke Ramblers Club

Contact: The Treasurer & Vice-Chair
Email: bruce.stevens@virginmedia.com

To be the preferred local provider of healthy walking activities available to all members of the public, and provide regular, interesting walks in a friendly atmosphere to suit all ages and abilities at an affordable cost. To protect the amenities of the countryside and observe adherence to the Countryside Code. To organise social events and rambling holidays for the participation of the members, and to encourage activities within the Club and the community.

Brighton HF Rambling Club

Contact: The Chairman
Email: t.ranger@ntlworld.com

The Club was formed in 1906, we walk twice a week, Wednesdays and Sundays, distance between 8 and 10 miles. We also have a number of social events including short evening walks with a pub meal afterwards.

Dorset Ramblers

Contact: The Secretary
Email: angela.southward7@btinternet.com

Walking, organised walking holidays, outings and social events.

Hampshire Walkers 

Contact: The Chairman
Email: ruthandron.mccannbtinternet.com

Formed 16 years ago but now being reconstituted, we are a club of sixty members and meet every Friday morning for a walk in our local area.  Our walks are generally between 6 and 9 miles with an average turn-out of about 2 dozen, but once a month we also have a "leisurely" walk of about 3 or 4 miles for those who prefer the social side of walking.  We also hold social events and groups of members holiday together in Britain and Europe.Most of our members are retired. Note: There is a waiting list for new member applicants.

Midhurst Footpath Companions

Contact: The Group Organisers
Email: admin@midhurstwalking.co.uk

Midhurst Footpath Companions is a small walking club based in Midhurst, West Sussex. It was started around 1989 and we walk every Wednesday, usually meeting up in the Midhurst car park.

We would be happy to have new members who wish to stretch their legs and make new friends. We have contact information on our website where you may also find information about forthcoming walks. Occasionally we may walk in London or the Isle of Wight, so we cannot guarantee we will be starting from the car park.

Portsmouth HF Rambling Club

Contact: Club Treasurer

The membership enjoys rambles of roughly 8 miles every Sunday weather permitted from our published programme. These rambles are usually in the Hampshire/ Sussex border area. Recently the club celebrated it’s 90th anniversary.

Southhampton HF Group

Contact: The Secretary
Email: secretary@sotonhf.com
Website: www.sotonhf.com

A walk every weekend (on alternate Saturdays and Sundays), a monthly afternoon meeting with a speaker, and other occasional social events.

Sussex Sunday Walkers

Contact: Secretary
Email: surobinson24@hotmail.com 

Sussex Sunday Walkers is the new name for the Society of Sussex Wealdmen, a walking club founded in 1926. We walk every Sunday between 12 and 20 miles across Sussex and into neighbouring counties, as well as other walking and social events including weekends away. We are always pleased to welcome new members and we invite you to come along on one or two of our walks to try us out without obligation.

Swanage Walking Group

Contact: Hon Treasurer
Email: swanboots@macks.org.uk  

The group arranges a programme of friendly midweek and weekend 4-9 mile walks of easy to moderate grade in Dorset with an emphasis on the Purbeck area.

Verwood and District Ramblers

Contact: The Chairman
Email: john.wadge@gmail.com

We organise 3 walks each week in this beautiful area. Tuesday 3 miles, Wednesday 5 miles and alternate Friday/Saturday 9 to 10 miles.

Wessex LDWA

Contact: The Chairman
Email: michael.godfrey@zen.co.uk
Website: http://www.ldwa.org.uk/Wessex

The LDWA is an association of people with the common interest of walking long distances in rural, mountainous or moorland areas. By joining the LDWA, you will meet other like-minded long distance walkers and gain access to information on walking events and long distance walking routes all over the UK.  The Wessex LDWA Group is based on the south coast and walks mainly in Hampshire, West Sussex and Dorset, with the occasional foray into Wiltshire and Berkshire. 

Dartmoor Rambling Club

Contact: The Chairman
Email: johnskinner@tinyworld.co.uk

Established in 1931 as a local group of HF Holidays, the Dartmoor Rambling Club continues to ramble across Dartmoor and elsewhere in Devon and Cornwall with a programme of Wednesday and weekend walks throughout the year. With a membership currently of about 40 members we are always looking for new members. Our walks are usually about 8 – 10 miles and we use public transport as much as possible. We are based in Plymouth where the majority of our members live. The current programme can be obtained by emailing our Chairman.  

Exeter Rambling Club

Contact: The Secretary
Email: kidds.laurel@btinternet.com

Our club has been running since 1938! We are affiliated to HF Holidays, Ramblers and Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Walking Partnership. We are an informal and friendly group of people who enjoy walking in the glorious Devon countryside and further afield – Dartmoor, Exmoor, SW Coast Path, Somerset, W.Dorset and north Cornwall. Guided walks are arranged on Sundays with sometimes a choice of two levels. Some short walks are arranged on weekdays which are followed by a pub lunch. We also enjoy an annual holiday or short break, an annual lunch & AGM and social occasions throughout the year. More details on our web-site.

HF Swindon Group

Contact: The Group Organisers
Email: carolemarsh1@btinternet.com

Two walks available each week. Wednesday's walk includes a pub lunch to which some older members may join us.

Nailsea and District Footpath Group

Contact: The Chairman 
Email: Gb1@blueyonder.co.uk

Nailsea and District Group offers the opportunity to explore the beautiful around North Somerset. The Group offers a wide variety of walks for all ages and abilities including whole-day and half-day walks, both during the week and at weekends. The walks range from easy 4 mile strolls to more challenging rambles of up to 12 miles. Many walks are local but the programme also includes nearby beauty spots such as The Mendips, Quantocks, Cotswolds and Welsh Hills. Details of the walks are given in the programme, which is published three times a year, and can be found on the Group’s website. Local libraries and notice boards also advertise the walks. An important aim of the group is to encourage people to walk the definitive Rights of Way in Nailsea and adjoining parishes, and so enjoy the local countryside. In doing this they help to preserve and protect the many local footpaths, which are so often under threat. The Group also makes appropriate representations on issues where public rights of way are involved.

SevenSide Ramblers Group

Contact: The Chairman
Email: heatherpilning@yahoo.co.uk

The Severnside Ramblers Group, formed in 1997, currently has around 150 members. We are a friendly and sociable group and arrange a variety of walks throughout the year. We organise weekends away, hold social events and work with the local council on footpath clearance and protection.

Stoke Lodge Ramblers, Bristol

Contact: The Chairman
Email: nfbrewis@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.stokelodgeramblers.wordpress.com

Walking and social club in Bristol. 125 members. 3 levels of walks on Sundays (long walk) and Thursdays (short and medium walk) throughout the year. Established for 31 years.

Thornbury Rambling Club

Contact: HF Rep
Email: thornburyramblers@gmail.com
Website: www.thornburyramblers.org.uk

We aim to enjoy and appreciate the countryside and to preserve footpaths. We meet every Sunday and share cars to start the walk, with occasional midweek and evening walks.

Cardiff Wayfarers Rambling Club

Contact: The Secretary
Email: r.jenkin625@btinternet.com

We meet on alternate Sundays all through the year and our walks range from 8 to 12 miles. Two weekends away each year. New members welcome.

Monmouth Rambling and Hill Walking Club

Contact: Chair
Email: tom.clarke.rcl@gmail.com

We offer our members the opportunity to walk every Sunday, walks are between 6 & 10 miles in length and generally within one hours drive of the centre of Monmouth

New HF Walkers

Contact: The Membership Secretary
Email: newhfwalkers@live.co.uk

Our walking group is for the over 50s. Our walks take place on Wednesday mornings in the second and fourth weeks of each month for members in our catchment area of Flintshire, Wrexham and Denbighshire, hence our name NEW meaning North East Wales. Our walks are from four to six miles in duration and are graded difficult, moderate and easy.

Pontypool & District Ramblers

Contact: Walks Officer
Email: nantddu@gmail.com
Website: www.ramblers.org.uk/pontypool 

To promote an enjoyable experience and healthy lifestyle. We walk in the Brecon Beacons, Wte Valley and the South Wales Valleys. We walk every weekend and alternate Tuesdays