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Sunday 31 March 2019: Harlow Town to Bishop’s Stortford

NB CLOCKS GO FORWARD!
Meandering linear walk through the undulating East Hertfordshire countryside. Meet Liverpool Street station. Buy Off Peak Day Return to Bishop’s Stortford. Cambridge train departs 9.28 (Tottenham Hale 9.40), arrives Harlow Town 9.59. Lunch stop tbc, maybe picnic. Distance: approximately 13 miles. EX194/LR167. Leader: Jackie.

Photo by Nigel Cox, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12554190

Friday 15 to Sunday 17 March 2019: YHA Weekend in Beer (Devon)

On the Friday, travelling by car, train and bus, 27 Polyramblers made their way to Beer in Devon. 21 to stay in the youth hostel which the club had hired for the weekend and 6 in the Dolphin Hotel. The hostel is a beautiful stone country house located just outside the fishing village of Beer. Standing in its own grounds, it retains many original features, including stripped timber floors and leaded windows.

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Friday 11 to Monday 14 January 2019: Snow-walking in Tyrol

After a delayed flight, 2 trains and 2 buses, 8 Polyramblers finally arrived in Biberwier for a snow-walking weekend. And snow, there was – loads. After settling in gasthaus Panorama, we ate a lovely dinner in a nearby restaurant, Hotel Restaurant Alpina, which became our favourite watering hole.  Some of us enjoyed their first apfelstrudel and others a few schnapps.
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Sunday 23 December 2018: London Cathedrals Walk and Carol Service

On a grey Sunday before Christmas, 13 Polyramblers met at Victoria tube station for a walk passing four cathedrals and attending a carol service at a fifth.  The first was Westminster Cathedral, or the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ,  the largest Catholic church building in England and Wales and the seat of the Archbishop of Westminster.   Continue reading Sunday 23 December 2018: London Cathedrals Walk and Carol Service