Godalming & Haslemere Ramblers

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A Chrismas walk on Christmas Day

We had a walk on Christmas Day for the first time. Our publicity officer sent the following press release about it to the Surrey Advertiser and it was published on 6 January 2017.

The appropriately named Alastair Chrismas, a member of the Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers, led a Christmas Day walk on Hankley Common, accompanied by 14 other keen Ramblers. The weather was mild and they completed a six-mile circular walk, finishing shortly after midday, in good time for Christmas lunch.

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Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers Group: The Story

The Godalming Ramblers Group was formed in February 1974. George Hyde was the first Chairman, Denis Holmes was the Secretary and John Bryant was the Treasurer. All the committee members were in the 30 to 50 age group with George Hyde the oldest at 58 and there were about 75 members. Two years later in March 1976 the group was merged with the smaller Haslemere Ramblers Group to become the Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers Group, boosting the total to about 100 members.

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Annual report 2015 to 2016

Highlights of our year included the three-day stay in Oxfordshire in April hosted by members of the Chinnor U3A, the visit to Highgrove in June and the three one-day coach trips in August. All quickly sold out.

We gained 43 new members over the year, a net gain of 18. Membership is currently 459.

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G & H Ramblers 40th Anniversary

Godalming Ramblers Group was formed on 19 February 1974 and merged with the Haslemere group two years later. We marked this event in June 2014 with celebration walks and a tea party in Godalming. On Saturday 11 June 2016 we celebrated the merger with three walks of differing lengths. All ended in Haslemere in the afternoon in time for a tea party at the museum.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018