What we're about

This group is designed for people around 40-60 years old who live in West Berks and would like to socialise for lunches, dinners and go walking through our beautiful countryside to shed a few pounds added after dining out at some our great restaurants and pubs. Some of the events will just be dining, some just walking and some walking followed by a pub lunch.

The Plus? Well that is all the other fun events that we attend such as concerts, theatre, trips out and of course events suggested by YOU, the members.









Upcoming events (5)

Hermitage Meander

The Fox inn

This lovely walk of just over 5 miles leaves Hermitage to visit the hamlet of Oare with it's pretty church and then heads back into Hermitage passing the cottage where D.H.Lawrence lived during WW1. The walk then leaves the village to cross farmland and woodland and includes the hill fort known as Grimsbury Castle before heading back into the village. This is a repeat of a walk we did back in September 2013. THERE WILL BE A £1 FEE PER PERSON FOR THIS WALK

Sunday Lunch in Hermitage

The Fox inn

After the walk we can head into the Fox for lunch. Sample menus can be found at: http://www.hermitage-fox.co.uk/Menus.html

Dining at Cote

Cote Brasseries

Jane has kindly volunteered to host a meal out for the group at one of our favourite restaurants. A sample menu can be found at: https://www.cote.co.uk/restaurant/newbury/menus/

Wasing park walled garden and cream teas for Mencap

Walled Garden Open Day On Sunday 2nd June from 2pm-5pm, Wasing Estate will be welcoming the local community to our magnificent Secret Walled Garden for our charity open day, in aid of West Berkshire Mencap. please purchase your £5.00 ticket from Eventbrite. I will attach a link. but there doesnt seem to be one at the moment. Guests are invited to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Victorian era walled garden, originally the kitchen gardens for Wasing Place, the manor house located on the estate. With competitions and games for the little ones, a guided meditation in nature for the grown ups as well as cream tea, Pimms and ice cream available to purchase on the day – there will be something for everyone to enjoy on a summery Sunday afternoon. Remember to bring along a picnic blanket! Now home to endless flora and fauna, including a stunningly scented Rose Walkway, our Secret Walled Garden has hosted an array of events including weddings. Parking will be in the main car park at Wasing Park, and you’re invited to have a look around the venue before walking down to the Walled Garden for the afternoon activities. Tickets are a £5 donation to West Berkshire Mencap and can be purchased at Eventbrite.

Past events (837)

Hike from Hampstead Norreys

Hampstead Norreys Church

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