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Autumn Hiking in the Peaks
We have booked YHA Edale in the Dark Peaks for an autumn weekend of walking and cycling in the Peak District National Park. Edale is at the start of the Pennine Way and is ideal for hikes direct from the hostel. Our group has walked all routes throughout the Peaks and provides fully guided trips to all parts of the UK. On Saturday we leave the YHA to hike up the Edale Skyline route onto the unforgettable landscape of Kinder Scout. This dramatic plateau was the setting for start of the Right to Roam protests in the 1930s which created the hiking movement in England. We can visit the Kinder Downfall waterfall and descend by Jacobs Ladder. We aim to have a group meal in the hostel in the evening. · On Sunday we plan a shorter walk including a visit to the impressive Peveril Castle. There is also an option for cycling at Derwent (5 miles from hostel) with cycle hire at the centre. This super cycle route takes you around three beautiful reservoirs in the Derbyshire Peak District. Entire route is on car-free tracks with café at hire centre. Group will depart for London mid afternoon. Refreshments - · Hostel offers all meals and also has self-catering kitchen. Aim is to have dinner in YHA Edale on Saturday evening. Edale village has pubs. Packed lunch for Saturday walk. Travel - · By train to Edale station from St Pancras. See trainline for times and fares. · Main group is arranging car share for those booking who wish to travel by car. Accommodation - · Exclusive rooms for our group booked at YHA Edale, Nether Booth, Edale, Hope Valley, S33 7ZH. Cost of event: £58 for 2 nights in hostel. Includes guided walks each day plus group membership giving free walks for 12 months. Any questions please mail [masked] . We have around 14 people booked from our main outdoor group already.

YHA Edale, Nether Booth, Edale, Hope Valley, S33 7ZH.

YHA Edale, Nether Booth, Edale, Hope Valley, S33 7ZH. · London


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Outdoors adventure group established since 1934 and a collective varied guiding experience in UK Ireland and Spain more than any other outdoor group. Join us for hiking, canoeing, sailing, numerous overseas hiking/ sightseeing trips, cycling, mountain biking and social weekends away.

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We are a very friendly and successful outdoor and Social group. Our group is long established with the majority of our members living in London. We offer a wide variety of outdoor activities led by experienced walk leaders. Our core programme offers a weekly hike, about 20 weekends away each year, regular training (see details below), evening walks and social events. We also arrange camping trips (see details below), regular cycle rides (off road & on road) and organise hill walking, horse riding hacks, sailing adventures, caving & canoeing excursions as part of our weekends away.

As we are affiliated to the YHA (since 1934) we benefit from YHA discounts at all hostels. We are a non profit making voluntary group. Thus we can offer very competitively priced trips away. All our walks & bike rides are free.

Typical costs for a weekend away for camping are £20 total, bunk house/cottage, £25, YHA hostel £30 total cost.

Our group aims to train all members in navigation, leadership & first aid skills so that they become qualified walk leaders,

We benefit from our own hall where we arrange regular social events, BBQs, new members social evenings, training events and an annual awards ceremony where everyone can join up to celebrate the year, Anyone can attend our hall event if they want to meet us before joining us on a walk or weekend away.

All our walks are researched and selected to provide top views, lots of variety and historic features with a great pub to visit on route.

We have long experience of camping trips; all our sites allow camp fires and bbqs. We also book sites in the Malvern Hills and Cotswold (great walking areas) where the lack of YHAs mean camping is the best way to enjoy the countryside; we have a stock of modern tents & other equipment to lend out to new campers.

All our day events are free. Membership provides benefits such as affiliated YHA membership and discounts at all major outdoor shops. Come along to any of our events on the calendar, If any questions contact us on “" For our full current programme see . Our YHA affiliated group name is Harrow & Wembley Outdoor Group (hawog). All events are run by the Hawog group.

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