Affiliated to Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs.
•Sunday Walks are held every three weeks throughout the year. ‘A’ walks are longer and harder. ’B’ walks are somewhat easier and more relaxed.•Mid-Ulster Walking Club and Cookstown Council together organise Sperrintrek walks during the year. •We have a long walking weekend in spring (early May). Previous sorties have been to Scotland, Wales, The Lake District, Co. Kerry and the Isle of Arran. •In autumn (October) ,we have another walking weekend. In the past we have been to Achill, Westport, Donegal ,Wicklow and Galloway. •Shorter mid-week (Thursday) walks are held every two weeks. These are usually easier, with an emphasis on enjoying the landscape.•Occasional trips abroad are organised from within the Club. •We organise our own training sessions.2015
All new club members and visitors will be expected to do at least one ‘B’ walk to allow their walking abilities to be assessed OR to provide evidence of having recent ‘A’ walk experience before they will be permitted to join a club ‘A’ walk.
Full members £ 20,Thursday walkers £10.Prospective new members £2 for Thursdays and £4 for Sundays-taken off subscription on subsequent joining.
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Date. Thurs 10th Oct.Venue. C’Coole from Ardhowen,Enniskillen,Grade C Travel. ASDA,Cookstown 9:30am sharp. Walk leader(s)Brian & Ellen.Walk Meeting Point : Ardhowen Theatre Car Park,Enniskillen,11:00am
DateFri 09th -11th Oct.Venue Donegal.Leader(s) A & B walks B.McGarvey, Details. Details on Donegal Trip from Ken and David-below.
Latest Club News from Secretary Ken Armstrong- Secretary Ken:If you have any queries or wish to draw my attention to any matter requiring attention, please feel free to get in touch by e-mail: or by phone 07810527253.Autumn TripCar sharing opportunities can be arranged, including from Belfast, Dungannon and Cookstown.The Nesbitt Arms hotel in Ardara,SW Donegal is ideal for exploring the Atlantic Way, Slieve League Cliffs, unspoilt sandy beaches and rugged coastline. At the start of next week the club must confirm the number of hotel rooms required. Further details about the hotel and surrounding area can be found using the link below; If you are a club member and wish to attend the Autumn trip please get in touch with David or myself by Sunday night. PaymentforthetripiscollectedbyCarmelwhocanbecontactedon07801525650.Trippaymentsshouldbenotifiedandsentbypost,chequemadeouttoMidUlsterWalkingclub,toCarmel'shomeaddress,seebelow.Pleasealsoincludeacontactnumber,should Carmel need to get in touch.
For those seeking to renew club membership and/or those wishing to join, please forward a cheque by post to the Club Treasurer Carmel McGuigan, 9 Hazeldene Park, Magherafelt BT55 5EZ.All cheques to be addressed to 'MUWC' .For queries please contact Carmel on mobile 07801525650 or by email Membership form available on web-site Latest Club News from Chairman George Hamill Tel:028 8778 4081/07708 600125Info.from Asst.Sec.David Mullan. Tel: 07710006023
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Next weekend 10th-11th October is MUWC autumn week-end in beautiful and remote Ardara in Donegal. There will be a 6hrs circular walk on Sat 10th and a shorter 4hrs linear scenic walk on the Sunday. Both walks will accommodate A and B walkers and will be led by Brian McGarvey.Accommodation in the Nesbitt Arms in Ardara costs £85 each for 2 nights B&B, 1 evening meal and also includes 2 packed lunches,an excellent price for a 2 night break and the Nesbitt Arms is a lovely place to stay.There are still places available so if you would like to go but are unable to drive,let me know and I will try to organise car-sharing. Most people will drive down on Friday afternoon or evening but some may go late on Friday night. There are also those who may wish to go down Saturday evening, if so let me know and I will see if there are others who can share a car so you can travel together.As usual there will be three sections 1. Humour 2.Scenery 3.People. and a special prize for best overall photo-judging will be by members at A.G.M.A few have already been received,and are on display.-please send your competition photos to R.Irvine at Web Address above