Group name: Southampton
This group is a part of Hampshire Area.
Enjoy walking in Hampshire and the surrounding area then why not give us a try?
We offer friendly company on our guided walks of which there are at least 5 every week, in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Sussex and the Isle of Wight. These range in length from walks of a few miles, ideal for those new to or returning to walking, to all-day walks for the more experienced walker as well as coach trips and social events. There is something for everyone so why not come along and meet us, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and above all enjoy yourself. You’re very welcome to try our walks : no need to book, just turn up and make yourself known to the leader.
If you choose to Follow us on our Facebook page you will be notified of the very latest news, walks and social event update posts and you can also post comments and photos . Many of the Group's archived photos have also been posted to Facebook: to Follow us click the like symbol.
WHAT'S COMING UP
If you're intending to go on the all day Sunday walk (25th August) from Shawford, the Ship Inn at Owslebury will be open for drinks at the bar but not for food due to kitchen refurbishment.
Windsor coach trip (only £10) Sunday 15th September, choice of 3 guided walks or do your own site seeing details and booking form
Skittles evening and meal, Thursday 17th October, at the Phoenix Inn, Twyford. This is a fun evening in a very pleasant venue and if you're new to skittles, fortune often favours the beginner! details and booking form
FREE FIRST AID TRAINING FOR RAMBLERS – RA HQ are funding local First Aid courses for Ramblers run by St Johns Ambulance. These are half day Courses and unlike previous courses these have been tailored to meet the likely First Aid needs of Ramblers on Group walks. There are three courses in our area , 31st August Winchester, 3rd September Salisbury, 23rd September Southampton. If you would like to attend please register as soon as possible on the link provided . Please let us know if you've registered and also let us have your feedback . As at 22nd July the Southampton course had vacancies while the Salisbury and Winchester courses are fully booked but if you are interested in attending a course at these venues put your name on the waiting list .
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR GROUP
- Get your Programme and Newsletter by email: it's quicker and saves paper and distribution costs : See Join The Ramblers page for details.
When joining the RA please remember to select "Southampton" when selecting your Group. By doing this not only will you support our Group's activities but you will receive our walks programme and newsletter as well as being able to join walks led by the 500 or so RA Groups through England , Wales and Scotland.
- Southampton Ramblers are proud to be affiliated to the Walking Partnership. Help support our group by booking your walking holidays with Ramblers Walking Holidays, Cruise and Walk Holidays, or Adagio and nominate Southampton Ramblers Group when booking to ensure we receive vital funds through the Walking Partnership (last year we received £540 which covers our walks programme costs) : here is the Ramblers Walking Holidays brochure