Introduction

This aim of this website is to keep members informed of walks and other events in HF Walking Club. It also aims to give non-members information on the club and to allow them apply to join. Only the INFORMATION and the CONTACT US pages are accessible to non-members....

HISTORY OF HF

HF stands for Holiday Fellowship and has its origins in  Lancashire when, in 1891, the Rev T.A. Leonard starting taking young people walking on the hills. He first formed Co-operative Holidays Association (CHA) and then in 1913 he formed the Holiday Fellowship. The...

BECOMING A MEMBER

BECOMING A MEMBER We are always keen to welcome new members to the club whether they are veteran or first time walkers. To become a member of HF Walking Club you must successfully complete three walks. After you contact the Club Secretary, he/she will discuss with you...

TYPICAL WALKS

TYPICAL WALKS Our walks are graded as A, B, C or D. A walks are generally strenuous, B walks moderate and C moderate but easier than B. D walks are easiest, on tracks and shorter.. On Wednesday there is generally A walk, a C walk and sometimes a D walk. There is an B...

WALKING WITH A GROUP

WALKING WITH A GROUP Meeting for a Walk We have decided to maintain the practice of meeting at the starting point of a walk. Members must inform the leader of their intention to go on a walk and should arrive in good time to start the walk at the designated time. Car...

WHAT TO BRING

WHAT TO BRING Essentials Leather boots suitable for boggy conditions – trainers will not suffice Waterproof rain coat and over-trousers, gaiters optional Warm clothes, gloves and hat – denim is not suitable at all Change of clothes to be left in car at start of walk...