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Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A

 Welcome to U3A     About the U3A
The Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A was founded in November 2005 and currently has a membership of approximately 600 from Lyme Regis and the surrounding area.

Members receive two newsletters and two updates each year, plus five editions of the U3A national publication 'Third Age Matters' and two editions of the magazine 'Sources', all for an annual fee of £12 Individual or £22 Joint (see Application Form for full details).

 

U3As are self-help, self managed lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full-time work, providing opportunities for members to share learning experiences in a wide range of groups and to pursue learning not for qualifications, but for fun. 
There are more than 915 U3A's in the UK with a membership of about 320,000. 

For more information about the U3A organisation visit the National website at u3a.org.uk or contact our membership secretary on 01297 444566.

Any other enquiries please email Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A   Chairman

 Coffee and Talks  
The Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A hold regular monthly Coffee Social Mornings, come along to meet old and new friends.  Coffee is usually followed by a talk given by an invited speaker covering a diverse range of subjects.  Non-members are welcomed for which there is a small admission charge.  See the Forthcoming Events below for further details  
 Join Now  
To join or learn more about the Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A please email: membership@lymeregisu3a.org or telephone 01297 444566 or use this link to download and print an Application Form or take a look at our latest newsletter Heritage Coast U3A Newsletter and Chairman's Report  
 

Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A Forthcoming Events 2018

2018

Monthly meetings are held at the Woodmead Hall, Hill Road, Lyme Regis
unless otherwise stated

Friday 13th April

Mr Chips Rides Again 
John Bartholomew tells tales from school.  Postponed due to illness
 Dr Francis Burroughes has kindly agreed to bring forward his talk on "the history and beauty of glass". He will give his talk this Friday (13th) instead of his date in June - John will be with us in June.

The Wonderful World of Glass 
Dr Francis Burroughes
Last March Francis kept a large audience enthralled and entertained with his insider's understanding (by inheritance, not directly!) of 'The Victorian Head Gardener'. 
He is also an acknowledged expert on the history of glass, and is often asked to lend pieces and speak about them for various television antiques programmes. From his own personal collection, he will bring historic and valuable items of glass, for members of the audience to examine for themselves, illustrating the whole history of glass-making from 3,000 B.C. to the present day. 
Over the last few years this talk has proved to be one of the most popular talks Francis has given, so a treat lies in store. 

Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis DT7 3PG, Wednesday 13th June. Coffee is served from 10.00 to 10.45 followed by talk at 11.00 until noon. Organised by U3A Heritage Coast Lyme Regis. Entry is free for U3A members; for non-members a £2 donation is suggested.
 

Friday 20th April

SciTec April Meeting

Our speaker this week is Steve Coles, his subject Antibiotic Resistance.
70% of disease-causing bacteria in humans are resistant to at least one antibiotic. 
If we fail to act, we are looking at an almost unthinkable scenario where antibiotics no longer work and we are cast back Into the dark ages of medicine.

As usual, all Lyme U3A members are welcome - Woodmead Halls, 10:00-12:00, . Bring 50p for a contribution to costs - tea/coffee/biscuits included!

Wednesday 9 May
 
The Grandeur and Art of Tuscany    Christopher Legrand
Last year Christopher gave us a fascinating illustrated talk on Vietnam and the Far East'. In May he will be bringing his newest presentation, called 'The Grandeur and Art of Tuscany'.
Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy, and is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. In this demonstration of its beauty and significance, Christopher will take us on visits to some of the historic towns, enjoying aspects of the Tuscan artistic heritage.

Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis DT7 3PG, Wednesday 9th May. Coffee is served from 10.00 to 10.45 followed by talk at 11.00 until noon. Organised by U3A Heritage Coast Lyme Regis. Entry is free for U3A members; for non-members a £2 donation is suggested. 

 
Wednesday 13 June

Mr Chips Rides Again 
John Bartholomew tells tales from school
 
John Bartholomew, former Chair of the Heritage Coast U3A, Organiser-in-Chief of U3A theatre and opera visits, and Quizmaster-Extraordinaire, takes a whimsical look at forty years in the education business.
 
John spent thirty five years full-time in secondary education, one third as head of a large comprehensive school and a further seven years, part-time, working as adviser, consultant and reluctant inspector. His talk will mix anecdote with observation in the hope of offering something that will stimulate lots of thought and some merriment.
 
Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis DT7 3PG, Friday 13th April. Coffee is served from 10.00 to 10.45 followed by talk at 11.00 until noon. Organised by U3A Heritage Coast Lyme Regis. Entry is free for U3A members; for non-members a £2 donation is suggested.
 
   
   
   

THE HERITAGE COAST U3A – ARTS EVENTS UPDATE

       TRIPS – Update THEATRE TRIPS 2018

 

HERITAGE COAST, CREWKERNE AND BRIDPORT U3A`s – JOINT VENTURES

Cultural Trips with John Bartholomew  Trips Update: April

New offers:

· `MANON` - English National Ballet. Music by Jules Massenet. Mayflower Theatre Southampton: Matinee November 3rd. Stalls tickets £41.50 reduced from £45. All-in price likely to be £55
 

· `MATILDA` - Bristol Hippodrome. Matinee May 8th 2019. Stalls seats £55 reduced from £60. All-in might be £75 but this is another very popular London show.
 

Repeat offers:

· `WICKED` - a very popular re-working of `TheWizard Of Oz`. Thursday matinee in Southampton. October 18th 2018. Stalls tickets at £49 (reduced from £55). Overall cost therefore in the region of £62. We can get cheaper seats at the top of the theatre but there is no lift! 36 tickets on hold for 6 weeks so a prompt response will be welcome. Stop press: we will need much more interest by April 6th. if this is to run!

 

· `The Magic Flute` - Cardiff – Sunday matinee – Feb 17th 2019. Upper Circle at £26.50 (they have lifts!). All-in around £40. Arrive at Cardiff Bay in time for lunch. Home by 9.00pm.

 

· Possible Welsh National Opera 2019: `La Traviata` and/or `Un Ballo in Maschera` in either Bristol or Southampton. But no matinees so late return. No commitment in just showing interest.

jdbart45@gmail.com

John has been sending out information about the 2018 Edinburgh Festival to those who have signed up. If you are booked to go to the Festival and are not getting these emails contact John

Previous update

  • Edinburgh 2018: we have flights and hotel rooms booked for 34 customers.  If there is further interest we can offer advice but will ask you to undertake the booking yourself
  • Covent Garden return: June 21st and 22nd 2018. `Swan Lake` and `La Boheme`.  Still noting interest.  Tickets are on sale for groups on March 10th so I will need you to let me know by then.  30+ currently committed.

Get back to: jdbart45@gmail.com to express interest.   If there appears to be sufficient interest to run a trip I will get back to everyone, individually, to seek confirmation. Only at this point does anyone become responsible for the cost of the trip.

 

Groups

The Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A currently has approximately 45 active groups covering a wide variety of subjects.  There are a number of study groups including Geology, Current Affairs, Opera Appreciation.  Whilst others help maintain and improve fitness, such as Tennis, the Walking Groups and more.  Other groups offer an opportunity to have a go at a new craft, whilst languages are ever popular and along with Bridge, Creative Writing all help keep the brain alert.  For a full list of groups and when they meet see the Groups Schedule alongside.   
 

Groups need not be large

Even as few as two or three people may meet in participants homes and the leaders are voluntary, thereby keeping costs to a minimum.  Studies are all undertaken at the group’s own agreed speed and there are no exams to take.  Members are encouraged to see the value and take pleasure in learning for its own sake.

 

How to Join a group or become a Group Leader

It’s thanks to the Group Leaders who help make U3A such a success by giving their time voluntarily to provide members with such a variety of learning opportunities.  If you’re interested in joining a group contact the Group Leader, even if there’s a waiting list don’t be put off as it may lead to further groups being formed.   Groups need not be large anything from two or three people may meet regularly in  member’s homes.  Whilst larger groups use local community facilities for which a small charge may apply.   Members are encouraged to see the value and take pleasure in participating for its own sake.

If you’ve got any ideas for additional subjects or able to volunteer as a group leader, contact the Groups’ Co-ordinator.

 

Renew your membership

The end of the year means that
you need to renew your membership
.
It will be £12 Individual or £22 joint this year, (Jan 2018 - Jan 2019)  To contact Mary: 01297 444566 or  
marybohane@yahoo.co.uk

 

GROUP NEWS   2018

 

From the Group Co-ordinator, Penny Rose
Proposed new Groups
 

We have several New Groups starting soon:

Singing Together: This Group will meet on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the Month starting in March 2.00 – 3.00pm in the Group Leader’s home. Please contact Liz Sansom 01297 560681
 

An Introduction to the Middle Easta political history: This will be a short course of 6 sessions and on Thursday afternoons. Fortnightly from 22nd February  2:00 – 3.30pm at The Hub, Lyme Regis.  Please contact Maureen D’Albertanson 01297 631025
 

Beginner’s Clay: This will be sessions over two consecutive days. The February course is fully booked. The Spring course will be 26th and 27th April and there will be a Summer and  Autumn course. Please contact Janet Steer 01297 631831
 

Stroller’s Group:  This Group meets on Monday afternoons for a leisurely short walk, stopping to look at views. Please contact Penny Rose  Sue Bradley has promised me a piece on this so th wording might be different.
 

Walking Group 3: Walks will be mornings on Fridays from 10am starting at Uplyme Village Hall. The first walk will be on  March 9th .  If you are interested please contact Paul Butter  paulndbutter@gmail.com

 

Possible New groups:
 

Beginners Digital Photography: John Marriage is willing to start a new course if enough members are interested. It could be used as a refresher course for those who have attended before. Please contact John Marriage 01297 443469
 

Beginners  Painting Group: We are still looking for a leader for such a Group. Have any of our newer member talents in this area? Please contact Penny Rose

If you are interested in joining [and possibly leading] any of these member suggestions for new Groups please contact Penny Rose 01297 561076  or pennyrose2009@gmail.com

  Creative writing 2

 Ukulele playing Group

 Runnicub Group – a numbers game with tiles

 Conservation

Archaeology

 


More Groups News:
 

Jazz Group – this has not dissolved because John has left, but it is taking a new direction, with John’s blessing. Ken Goddard  and Heather Britton are hoping to arrange outings to live Jazz concerts instead of meeting in homes. If you are interested please contact either of them: ken.a.goddard@gmail.com    or  HPB@hpbritton.com

 

The French Experience Group  consists of 6 members so we are now open to new members. Please contact Wendy Howard for more information.

 

Breakfast Club is always on the first Saturday of the month in Lyme Regis, alternating between the Courtyard Cafe at the Town Mill and the Bellcliff Café opposite Sea Salt. They meet at 9.30 am.  Please ring Rachael Pope 01297 445575 for further details

Play Reading: This Group needs more members, particularly men! Please contact Frances Barter 07986794722

 

Scottish Dancing Group: We now have an intrepid group of members who regularly brave the cold on Monday mornings at the Woodbury Village Hall, just outside Axminster.  However we quickly warm up.  Since September we have turned our feet to over 30 dances, making up one or two variations on the way.   Our dances have included  “Belfast Hornpipe”, the strathspey “Gang the Same Gate” and the ever popular 40-bar jig “Mairi’s Wedding”. Do come and join us. Please contact Sue Taylor 01297 551445

 

U3A Geology 2018-19:
Geoff Townson is taking “expressions of interest” until end March.  Those interested will be sent a questionnaire in April and places (10) will be offered in May.  The course is planned to run Oct 2018 – May 2019. For information contact Geoff Townson 01297 561337
geofftownson@hotmail.com
 

 

Poetry Reading Group:  This group has space for one more member. Please contact Kevin Benfield 01297 446066

 

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP:   This  group meets fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons. The group is intended for all of those who wish to improve their photography by knowing their cameras better and improving their skills by experimentation and practice. For details please contact Mark  Gillams at  mark.gillams@gmail.com  Although there is a short waiting list please do not hesitate to make him aware of your interest.

 

Needles and Stitches Group: Although this Group encourages every kind of stitching some of the members are at present designing and sewing “Wiggly Bags”  These are bags to go to Dorchester Hospital and the John Radcliffe hospital for the tubes attached to sick children to contain them in one place. The enclosed photo shows the bags. If you are interested in joining this group and pursuing your own or communal stitching, please contact Janet Fudger 01297 444901 or Janet Moyes 444697
 


Thank you:

Two long standing Group Leaders are now standing down. The Committee wish to thank John Wood who led the Jazz Group and Pam Moseley, the Relaxation Group until the summer,  for over 10 years each. They have both earned a well deserved retirement and we do hope we see them at events in the future.
 

Pam has sent the following which should give us all food for thought:
However busy we are we should find space to have time to ourselves. If we feel weary or stressed we should try and sit quietly, slow down our breathing and just let our minds go blank. If the weather is good find a corner of the garden and just sit and watch the birds or flowers opening in the warm sunlight. We are so lucky to live by the sea and one of the best ways to relax and wind down is to go down to the sea shore and watch the waves washing up and down the beach. Try it sometime I am sure you will enjoy and benefit from it.    Pam Moseley

 


The Lym Valley Croquet Club

Croquet: This is not a U3A Group but training is offered to U3A members  free, but there is  a once only £10 to cover equipment use. Membership  of the Lym Valley Croquet Club is offered to U3A members at a much reduced rate for the rest of the season.Please contact Richard Godfrey 01297 445709


Bowls:
This is not a U3A Group, but Bowls will commence at Charmouth Bowls Club, Barrs Lane, Charmouth DT6 6PS on 22nd April 2018. Informal games are played every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sunday throughout the summer from 2.00 pm to 4.30pm. U3A members are very welcome to join in these informal games. There is no dress code other than flat shoes. All equipment is provided. No experience is needed. The first two sessions are free to U3A members and subsequent sessions are £3.00. Please contact Lester Bentley on 01297 560989.

 

Many of our groups would like more men  to join:  get in touch with the relevant  Group Leader or Groups Co-ordinator  pennnyrose2009@gmail.com


Monthly talks: 
For some time our talks have been arranged to start at 11.00 am.

We know that we will never find a perfect time for everyone but we would welcome feedback to Valerie Doney if you have anything you wish to say about timings or, indeed, any suggestions about topics and speakers.

Respond please to : hcu3anews@gmail.com


 

Liz Jones Memorial Walks


A selection of 12 walks around Lyme Regis area  to do at your leisure see bottom left or
Click here for details/maps
 

THEATRE GOERS:

the basis on which these trips are organised: 

We are aiming to manage all communication through email.  We will seek to book for shows which are suggested to us by members and/or which we think would attract enough to fill a coach.  We will always secure tickets, on a sale or return basis, in advance of payment to the theatre, to allow members time to firstly, express an interest and then commit to the event.  We will then only pay for tickets which have, effectively, been ordered.  At this point the cost of the trip, ticket and travel, becomes the responsibility of the individual member.  We can try to `sell-on` tickets but we cannot guarantee this. JB

 

Heritage Coast U3A Newsletter (Download)

 

Heritage Coast U3A
2016 Chairman's Report  (Download)

 
  U3A Web links:  Third Age Trust 
This web site contains a large amount of constantly updated important information, including help for Group leaders; full details of UK locations of U3A groups  Education;  U3A shop; members area, latest news etc
Seaton U3A
Heritage Coast U3A Newsletter
   

Heritage Coast U3A Groups Schedule

Every effort is made to ensure that the information listed is correct.

If you are interested in joining a group please contact the Group Leader, even if there is a Waiting List.

MONDAYS

BEGINNERS ITALIAN  1st and 3rd Mondays of the month , 10am in members’ homes.

Allan Swannell: 01297 443003

 

BOOK GROUP The first Monday in the month at 3.00pm in members’ homes.

Marilyn Trask 01297 792046 or taylortrask@btinternet.com   Waiting list

 

 

 


CREATIVE WRITING  
Monthly, 2nd Monday of each month, 2:15pm in members’ homes. 

Philip  Peed – 01297 442808 

 

  

PLAY READING   Fortnightly in members’ homes. Please contact Frances Barter 07986 794722 francesbarter@tesco.net  Waiting List
 

 

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE GROUP  Fortnightly 10.00am – 12.00am  meeting at Fernhill Hotel, Charmouth. On bus routes x53 and x51   Gerald Clark 01395 488605

 

SCOTTISH DANCING  Weekly at Woodbury Hall, Axminster  10am  Tel Sue Taylor 01297 551445

 

Scrabble:  Fortnightly in Leader's home 2.30pm Brian Chambers 01297 443443

 

SPANISH LEARNERS  Fortnightly at 10.00am in members’ homes.  Allan Swannell: 01297 443003

 

 

SPANISH BEGINNERS CONVERSATION  Monthly 10.00am in members’ homes. Allan Swannell: 01297 443003
 

 

Strollers  Weekly for an hour 2.15   Walks organised by members.  Jan Robertson 01297 560450

 

WALKING 1  Fortnightly, 9.30am  meet Uplyme Village Hall car park. Walks of 4 to 6 miles organised by members on a rota basis.   Jim Moseley  01297 443170  Waiting List

 

WALKING 2  Fortnightly, alternating with Walking 1,  Walks will be between 1½ - 2 hours.  Meet Uplyme Village Hall car park.’   Marion Richardson 01297 33824.

 

TUESDAYS

BADMINTON  Woodroffe School, Lyme Regis 6 - 7pm.  Susan Gale  01297 444260

 

BEGINNER’S DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY  This course has finished but will resume if 8-10 members wish to join. It may be different day   John Marriage  01297 443469

 

BOOK GROUP 2

3rd Tuesday  Members Homes 2pm  Dawn Armstrong 01297 678932  Waiting list

  

CURRENT  AFFAIRS 1  Fortnightly 10:15am-12:30pm at Group Leader’s home.  Iain Paterson – 01297 631193.  Waiting List

 

CURRENT  AFFAIRS 2  Fortnightly 10:15am-12:30pm, alternating with Current Affairs 1 at Group Leader’s home:  Iain Paterson 01297 631193  waiting list.
 

 FRENCH CONVERSATION  Fortnightly, 10:00am in members’ homes.  Maggie Allison Tel: 01297 443983 or Keith Robson Tel: 01297 442183  Waiting List

 

 

FRENCH FOR FUN  Fortnightly 10.00am  in members’ homes.  Kay Luckraft 01297 599416  kay.luckraft@talktalk.net

 

 

INTERMEDIATE GERMAN CONVERSATION   1st and 3rd Tuesdays, in Group Leader’s home.   2.00pm-3.00pm   Audrey Standhaft – 01297 442427
 

ITALIAN INTERMEDIATE   Fortnightly, 10:00am at Chideock.  Allan Swannell - 01297 443003    Waiting list

 
 

MAH-JONG  Fortnightly, 2:00pm at Group Leader's home.  Beginners and experienced players welcome.  Nina Haskins 01297 445497   ninahaskins97@gmail.com

 


DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP  
Fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons at the group leader's, home. For details please conta
ct Mark Gillams    mark.gillams@gmail.com or on 07754 309609

  

TENNIS  Weekly, 10:00am –12:00 Charmouth Tennis Club.  Joyce Beadle -  01297 442279     Waiting List

 

WEDNESDAYS

  


CURRENT AFFAIRS 3 
Alternate weeks  10.00 am- 12 noon at a member’s home.

Guy Barnes 01308 427430    valandguybarnes@gmail.com

 

 

MAKING MUSIC 

 Mornings at Members’ homes.  Newcomers very welcome.  Sue Calder  01297 561302

 

MEMOIR WRITING

This group is on hold at present. Jackie Lloyd 01297 443516 or ladylloyd@msm.com


 

 

POETRY-READING Old School poets pre 1950 will be read and discussed.  First Wednesday in every month at 2.00pm Kevin Benfield email:  kevin@wordsonwords.co.uk  or Nina Haskins 01297 445497   Waiting List

 


QIGONG 
Weekly, 5:30pm at St Michael's Church Hall,  Lyme Regis.  Dave Edwards – 01297 443696

 

SINGING TOGETHER   2.00pm - 3.00pm 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, starting in March at Group Leader’s home.    Liz Sansom  01297 560681

 

 

THURSDAYS

FRENCH EXPERIENCE (INTERMEDIATE)
Weekly
, 10:00-12:00noon in members’ homes.  Learning the language through French conversation, written materials, games, documentaries and films in French, etc  Wendy Howard  01297 445195. 

 

ITALIAN CONVERSATION   1st and 3rd Thursdays every month, at 2.30pm. At Kilmington   Allan Swannell - 01297 443003

 

LITERATURE

 1st Thursday in the Month at the Lyme Regis Guildhall. 2.00pm  Guy Barnes 01308 427430

 

 

MIDDLE EAST -An introduction to political history  2:00 – 3:30pm  Fortnightly from 22nd February  At The Hub, Lyme Regis    Maureen D’Albertanson 01297 631025


NEEDLES  AND  STITCHES  Fortnightly  1:00pm – 5:00pm Hallett Court in Queen’s Walk, Lyme Regis  Needlework of all types.   Ann Fudger  01297 444901 or Janet Moyes 01297 444697

 

RELIGION & ETHICS – [formerly THEOLOGY]   10-30am at 1A St Michael’s Business Centre, Lyme Regis  Ed Standhaft - 01297 442427

 

SCRABBLE

Fortnightly, 2.30pm in members’ homes.  Brian Chambers - 01297 443443

 

SHORT TENNIS  Weekly, 2:00pm at Musbury Village Hall.  Jill Menzies - 01297 444863     

 

STRINGED INSTRUMENT GROUP   New learners or refreshers.  Rosalind Tarry 01297 444476 or rmtarry@gmail.com

 

TABLE TENNIS  Weekly 2.00pm at Lyme Regis Baptist Hall.  Small charge for room. Brian Watson – 01297 32060

 

FRIDAYS

BIRD INTEREST and WATCHING 

Last Friday in the month at 10am Please contact  Marjorie Waters  01297 445388

 


CANASTA GROUP 
Charmouth Library Meeting Room, 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 2.15pm until 4.15pm.  Valerie Penn 01297 560717

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY  Monthly: 10:00am – 12:00 noon at the Woodmead Hall,    John Marriage Tel:  01297 443469 www.u3ascitec.weebly.com

 

FAMILY HISTORY GROUP

Monthly 10.00-12.00 at Charmouth Central Library. On bus route. Parking at rear. Sue Bradley 01297 792426  Waiting list

 

SATURDAYS


BREAKFAST CLUB

First Saturday in each month at 9.30 alternating venues Bellcliffe Cafe and Courtyard Cafe. Please contact Rachael Pope 01297 445575 for venue.

 

The Cycle Group  offers friendly low key riding, intended for leisure and enjoyment, on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. The rides are of moderate pace and length, and include stops for refreshment: Abilities ranging from electric bikes to avid cyclists. New members are welcome.  New members of any ability are very welcome, please contact clivegodfrey@mail.com or annvgray@hotmail.com  Tel 01297 442532  07800 662596

 

SUNDAYS

SUNDAY LUNCH CLUB
2nd Sunday In a variety of Inns  Di Wilkinson 01297 678639

 

SUNDAY LUNCH CLUB 2

4th Sunday in a variety of Inns  Ann Macnair  01297 560611

GROUPS WITH NO FIXED MEETING DAY

 

Beginners Clay:  There will be sessions on 2 days running in February (fully booked) another on April 26th

& 27th and others in the summer and autumn.  Janet Steer 01297 631831
 


GARDEN LOVERS  Visits to gardens throughout the Summer months.  Meetings to share plants and seeds and occasional  newsletter. 

Mary Bohane - 01297 444566

 

 

GEOLOGY – Understanding our local landscape

Fully booked for 2017 -2018 year, anyone wishing to apply for a place on his 2018-19 Geology Course (talks and field sessions) is to contact Geoff Townson on geofftownson@btinternet.com or 01297 561337  for more information.

 

TURKISH FOR BEGINNERS  Flexible, weekly, in Group Leader’s home.  Dennis Hebden - 01297 443615

 

Liz Jones Memorial Walks


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liz Jones loved walking and sourced over seventy circular walks in the area. For several years she and her husband David led the U3A Walking Group and after she died in April 2013 members of this group decided to make some of her walks available to a wider audience as a tribute.

The Group would like to thank David Jones for his leadership and all his support for this project - rewalking each route and checking our efforts. Our thanks also go to Susie Gamble for creating the model for the walk maps, Sue Wilson for her layouts and technical expertise and Maurice Liddiard for coordinating the project. 
Click the walk name to download PDF -  2 x A4 pages

Walk

Location

Description

1

Lyme Regis

A delightful walk including River Lim. Uplyme and great views from Ware Cliffs

2

Charmouth

A country and village walk featuring riverside, wildflower meadows and views

3

Catherston Leweston

Country walk with sea and country views and walk along the River Char

4

Rousdon

A country and village walk including the Peek Estate and the village of Combpyne

5

Axmouth

Walk along the Axe estuary through Axmouth and with amazing sea views.

6

Battleford Hall

A varied country and village walk with good views and bluebells in season

7

Lamberts Castle

Longish walk around Iron Age fort Stunning views of countryside

8

Eype & Eype Down

Varied scenic walk including coast and country views Bluebells in season

9

Membury

Country views and charming village of Membury and hamlet of Rock

10

Bettiscombe

Country walk with outstanding views of Marshwood Vale to the sea

11

Offwell

Country views woodland and interesting buildings. Bluebells in season

12

Barnes Surges

A countryside and woodland walk with good views and wild flowers

 

If you are interested in joining

or learning more about the Heritage Coast Lyme Regis U3A please email: membership@lymeregisu3a.org or telephone 01297 444566 or print an Application Form

All other enquiries

Please e-mail:  Chairman Tel: 01297 442148

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