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2015 Alan Hurst Walk St Oswald's Way


Our 2015 Charity Walk with Club Members and Friends

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2013 Alan Hurst Walk Teesdale Way


The 2013 Alan Hurst Walk involved walking 40 miles of the Teesdale Way starting at Cow Green reservoir, Co. Durham. The participants as usual were club members plus spouses and friends and was in aid of the "West Cumbria Hospice at Home" charity

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2014 Gosforth Show


2014 Gosforth Show gate manning

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2011 Alan Hurst Walk The Rob Roy Way


The yearly Alan Hurst Walk followed part of the Rob Roy way in Scotland

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2017 Pensioners' Party Calderbridge Village Hall


This is an annual event for local pensioners

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Rotating Wheels Rally July 22nd 2018


Our first event of this kind raised over £2000 for The Great North Air Ambulance. Thank you to all who participated.

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About us

 

 

The club is situated on the western edge of the English Lake District in a very rural area. We meet near the village of Gosforth. Club members enjoy the benefits of a beautiful unspoilt coastal fringe backed by the mountains of the Lake District National Park. The small resort of St Bees founded by an Irish princess is to the West and to the East are the lakes of Ennerdale Water and Wastwater. Wastwater is the deepest lake in England and it's valley also has  England's highest mountain 'Scafell Pike' (pictured below) and the smallest church in England at it's foot. To the south is the coastal village of Ravenglass with it's Roman bathhouse, narrow gauge railway and nearby Muncaster Castle. The medieval town of Egremont is our largest town. The primary employer is the nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield. Sellafield is the site of the world's first commercial nuclear power plant 'Calder Hall' opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956 and operated safely until it closed in 2002.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 23rd October 19.00

Mountain Rescue


Tonight we will be visiting the new Mountain Rescue HQ. Please note the early start. This will be followed by a meal at the Red Admiral and presentation by one of the team.

Tuesday 20th November 19.30

The Great North Air Ambulance


A speaker from the GNAA will talk to us about their work and we will present them with a donation from the club.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 7.30pm
(On the first Tuesday of the month we may meet elsewhere so please check the programme.)
Our meetings are usually held at The Red Admiral, Gosforth, Seascale, Cumbria. CA20 1PB.  01946 725222

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