Trips & Weekends Away2010

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Easter Weekend 2010

Thursday 1st - Monday 5th April

Visit to the Picturesque Peak District, County of Derbyshire, in the Heart of England

Ilam Hall Manor Hostel

3 Grades of Walks Daily except Monday

Plenty to do for hard, moderate and low level walkers

    Leaders: Jim Barry - Tom Kenny - Garry Byrne

Boat and Bus trip

Proposed Weekend Itinerary

  • Vale of Edale: Kinder Scout Plateau, Jacobs Ladder, Pennine Way
  • White Peak Area: Walking in Beres, Wolfscote and Dove Dales, 3 Shire Heads and Axe Edge Moor
  • Dark Peak Area: Castleton and Mam Tor
  • Towns/Villages on Routes: Buxton, Edale, Hartington, Ilam, Ashbourne
    * * * Low level walkers facilitated at each of the above locations * * *

    Other Activities: Social Evenings
    British Ordnance Survey Maps: 1:50.000 Landranger Series Sheets 110/118/119.

Cost:                      330 (approx) (Includes Bed Nights, Meals, Transport)
Booking:                EUR 160 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT to An Óige Head Office by credit card or cash deposit (01-8304555). Booking open now. Balance of money to be paid before Friday 5th March, as hostel has to be paid in full at this time 
Meals:                    Hostel Breakfast, Dinner and Packed Lunch included in the price
Food:                     As above - stopping at local shops for extras etc.
Bring:                     Sterling Currency, Suitable Walking Boots, Rain Wear / Change of Warm Clothing / Towels / Toilet Gear / Flask / Torch / First Aid Kit / Camera / Binoculars etc.
Meeting:                 Stena Line Departure Terminal, Dun Laoghaire at 10.15am
Departure:               Holy Thursday from Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead at 11am sharp on HSS Stena
Return:                    Monday evening from Holyhead on 3.30pm Ferry after bus journey from Peak District to arrive back in Dun Laoghaire at 5.30pm approx. Please Note: Ferry times and Departure Venue are subject to alteration at short notice.

Welcome Aboard!