Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs



The Category Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs is a subset of Walking Groups in the UK. Browse through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all of the Ulster Federation Clubs which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.



'The Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs (UFRC) is the Governing body for Rambling and Hill-Walking Clubs in the North of Ireland.'



'We walk every Saturday (except for holidays). We nearly always use public transport. Our club is especially suitable for over-50s. The walks are not too strenuous. We go to places all over Northern Ireland ... '



'We walk on Saturday afternoons ... Walks start at 2pm ... We travel by sharing cars to the start of the walk ... Walks are tailored according to each walker's ability ... Members are in the over 50 age range ... Walks vary from 3 – 5 miles.'



'The Club was formed in July 1983 with the following aims: [1] To provide a programme of organised walks - - - : [2] To secure and maintain the right to walk in the countryside, on public paths, mountain tracks and open moorland - - - : [3] To encourage recreational walking and the appreciation of the countryside - - - : [4] To help protect the natural beauty from despoliation.



'Founded in 1989 and is based at Ballynahinch in the heart of Down. This is a very active club with a preponderance of women walkers. Down Danderers is a friendly welcoming group with a huge reservoir of knowledge on walking in Co.Down. Groups of 30 members and upwards are frequent on midweek walks, and during summer months numbers have exceeded 60.'



'Founded in 1979, organises a programme of walks every Sunday throughout the year, Summer and Winter and on Wednesday evenings from April to September. Wednesday morning walks start on the last Wednesday in September and proceed two or three times each-month from October to March.'



'We are an easy rambling club and walks are arranged to suit our members within reasonable limits. Those who feel unable to complete the full walks are encouraged to adapt the walks to their own requirements.'



'The bread and butter of the Club is the weekly walk, usually on a Sunday. A long walk starting at 11-00am and a shorter walk starting at 2-00pm on alternate Sundays.'



'This Group was formed on 24th April 2013 ... Members come from the South Down, South Armagh area, specifically Rathfriland, Rostrevor, Warrenpoint and Newry. We also have members from Dundalk, Drogheda and Navan.'



'Sunday Walks are held every three weeks throughout the year ... Shorter mid-week (Thursday) walks are held every two weeks. These are usually easier, with an emphasis on enjoying the landscape ...'



'Formed in 1979, The Spartan Red Sox Walking Club organise day walks, week and weekend trips in Ireland, sometimes further afield, and social events.'



'Based in Omagh (often referred to as Omagh Walking Club) the Club has over 100 members. Walks take place on alternate Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, departing from Omagh Leisure Centre Car Park at 09.30 am.'

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