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by Yorkshire Lad
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

A massive thanks from Jean and myself for all your lovely gifts you gave us on our walking weekend . It is greatly appreciated . Now I just want to sleep for a week due to the fantastic weekend . Your life is measured by the quality of the the friends you gain along the way and jean and I could not ...
by Yorkshire Lad
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Thanks to everyone who have posted their arrival times with particular thanks to you ken for the info that 12 will be arriving together . I will arrange for at least three vehicles to be there for that pick up time . Please don’t go to the expense of taxis even if not everyone can be accommodated on...
by Yorkshire Lad
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Hi all walkers Some of you have been kind enough to let me know of the approximate time you will be arriving at Elsecar train station on the Friday . However there is still quite a few who haven’t ! In order to prevent you having to wait at the station for an excessive time I would be grateful if th...
by Yorkshire Lad
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Not sure Wybe but as we have 24 hour drinking in the UK and it is a hotel I am sure there will be some flexibility around closing time especially on the Sunday night when we are in a private room .
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Hi Walkers One or two people have kindly informed me of the approximate time and day they will be arriving in Elsecar . This is very welcome on our part because it means we can have someone waiting for the train to taxi them to the hotel . If everybody was of a mind to do that we would be very grate...
by Yorkshire Lad
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Harold Thanks for posting your estimated arrival time at Elsecar . We will have someone waiting to take you to the hotel .
by Yorkshire Lad
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Although time will be limited due to the walking and trips out I still think it’s worth reminding the more active among you that there is a spa and pool where you can keep up your fitness regime so don’t forget your swimming costumes and gym wear . Personally I prefer to do my exercises in the bar !
by Yorkshire Lad
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Although it is our intention on arrival and departure days to ferry everyone from the train station to the hotel and back again with friends and family who have offered to help in this regard there might be a circumstance where this might not be possible for say we are in York on the Monday or if so...
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

WE ARE FIVE WEEKS AWAY FROM THE EVENT SO I THINK IT A GOOD IDEA TO MENTION THAT DUE TO A NUMBER OF CANCELLATIONS THERE IS A LIMITED NUMBER OF PLACES AVAILABLE . IF ANY ONE KNOWS OF SOMEONE WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN COMING TO YORKSHIRE FOR WHAT I HOPE WILL BE A FUN WEEKEND PLEASE CONTACT ME ON liptr...
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Whichever way you choose to purchase your ticket once you arrive at Sheffield you will have to catch a different train to Elsecar . The trains are every 30 minutes and run from platform 4a ( please check that but I think I am correct ) the journey lasts approx 15 minutes . Once you arrive at Elsecar...
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

MY WIFE HAS JUST REMINDED ME THAT WHEN YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKET FOR SHEFFIELD AT MANCHESTER IF YOU ASK FOR ELSECAR YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO PURCHASE ONE IN SHEFFIELD AND THE COST WILL BE THE SAME PROBALY THEREFORE SAVING YOU THE £5 FARE FROM SHEFFIELD TO ELSECAR
Sorry if this has caused any confusion
by Yorkshire Lad
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Hi Wybe Although Barnsley is closer to the venue Sheffield would be the preferred option as it is easier to get from Manchester to Sheffield than Barnsley . Trains from Manchester do not go directly to Barnsley but they do to Sheffield . Also some off peak trains do not stop at Elsecar on the Barnsl...
by Yorkshire Lad
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Hi Walkers It has come to my attention that anyone travelling from Manchester to either Barnsley or Sheffield would be advised to book the train fare now as there is a considerable difference in the price by booking early . For example Today you can get a single ticket leaving at 12.42 for £6.45 whi...
by Yorkshire Lad
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Hi Everybody I have been informed that some people have been quoted ridiculous prices for the train journey from Manchester airport to Sheffield . I have just googled the.... trainline.com and the prices are under ten pounds ! PLEASE DO NOT PAY THESE SILLY PRICES ! There are other online apps that c...
by Yorkshire Lad
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Walking Weekends (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
Topic: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019
Replies: 32
Views: 7553

Re: Walking weekend in Yorkshire 2019

Hi Walkers Just an update on the hotel ! Thanks to Henning it has come to my attention that the link for booking no longer applies as the hotel has left the QGroup . However this in no way affects the arrangement we have with them ! However anybody who wants to book going forward will have to do it ...

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