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External Links

Most of the sites in this block have links from their sites to ours.

Dave Joynson has uploaded almost 100 photographs to the FLICKR website so they can be seen and judged world-wide. Have a look at these at his Mountainman2007Collection and consider using the site to display your photographs.

Our permanent Photo-competition judgeMartin Kessel has a website displaying photographs of his interests: rock bands, aircraft, astronomy, birds, animals, insects and holidays.

Ian fromMobile Computer Services has helped a lot of club members with computer problems. Onsite Computer / Laptop repair in the Stoke-on-Trent / Staffordshire Moorlands Area. He comes to you.

Follow Jack Allen's progress wherever he may be, and see the Youtube video and the Sentinel articleof a previous jaunt

Although the Hanliensian Rambling Club is independently run, with more than 250 members, we are affiliated to the RA

The Happy Hikerfree, easy-to-understand walking routes in both text and GPS downloadable formats together with general walking advice. Currently includes walks in Yorkshire (including the Dales), The Lake District and Derbyshire.

Your HRC membership card entitles you to discounted purchases from BaseCamp

VisitMountain Weatherfor information on weather in the mountain areas

Viking Dryboots can be ordered from The Dryboot Co and from Alternature

The Walking Partnership is an exciting new initiative, supported by Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, which aims to provide direct financial support to the grass roots of the walking community in the UK through local walking clubs and societies. If you go on a Ramblers' holiday you can nominate the HRC to receive funding and this must be done before you travel.

Friends of the Lake Districtare the only charity wholly dedicated to protecting Cumbria's landscape for the future. Current concerns: proposed cuts to countryside access in Cumbria and the sell off of Lakeland's woodlands.

A new newsletter is available online at Snowdonia showing videos of Snowdonia and progress with the new Snowdon summit building.

The government is planning a massive sell off of our national forests. Please consider signing the Save Our Forests Campaign petition. All you have to do is click here38 Degrees and add your name, email address and post code.

Accommodation is available on thePilgrims' Route at the Maison Numero Neuf in La Souterraine.

We are also affiliated to Peak & Northern Footpaths Society

Have a look at the ultra-lightweight outdoor clothing imported from the US (featured in TGO magazine) at Winwood Outdoor based in Keswick. They are the only stockist of this equipment in the UK. They will allow a 10% discount to HRC members.

Frixo is a road / motorway traffic reporting site which gives users up to date information as the site gets updated every 3 minutes via feeds from various sources including the government's official Highways Agency site.

WalkingAndHiking.co.uk contains over 50 articles written by experts on trekking and rambling in safety

Outdoors Magic is a website with outdoors gear, reviews, routes and a forum

La Randonnee Ceretaneis the website of the club of the French walkers who joined us in 2006 for a holiday in Patterdale. A HRC holiday was enjoyed in their area near the French Pyrenees in September 2007.

Country Walking is an information resource from Britain's best selling walking magazine.

Chase The Wild Goose Hostel is a new backpackers' hostel in Fort William in Scotland.
Details available from the website.

Norman Smith is keeping a record of the walks he completes with the HRC at his website: normansramblings

Norman is having some trouble updating his blog, so recent walks have not been added

Canalside Farm is a family owned farm with a shop and cafe near Shugborough. Call in for snack while out on a walk.

Devon Tourist Information Walking in Devon, walking Devon, walks Devon, Devon leisure, things to do in Devon

Enjoy Walking Holidays in France World Walks is a tour operator for hiking & walking holidays to Europe (including Eastern Europe, Spain, Portugal, France), New Zealand, Morocco, Turkey & destinations worldwide.

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Badminton

Badminton Rules and other information about the game

Photography

Photos on Flickr Upload your photographs to the flickr website and we can then link to your categories from this site
Dave Joynson has done it already - see the link above
7dayshop For cameras and photographic and computing consumables: cards, inks, discs, batteries etc.

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Walking, Walks and Maps

Peak District Boundary Walk 192 mile long route which will circle the national park after it is launched on 17 June 2017. The walk is split into 20 ten-mile sections and the route is available at this web site
Grid Reference Finder Find the grid reference of a meeting point or other location, or find the location on a map of a given grid reference.
Staffs Moorland Tourism Walking, cycling, activities, attractions in the Staffordshire Moorlands
Visit Peak District Explore the Peak District & Derbyshire
Peak District Walks A collection of Peak District walks highlighting the history and culture of the Peak District.
Peak District National Park Authority Official website of the Peak District National park
Walking Britain Comprehensive website on Walking in Britain; includes many walking routes.
Walking in England Thousands of FREE walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking groups in the country
Independent Hostels Guide Find bunkhouses, hostels, backpackers, camping barns and group accommodation in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Europe.
Bing Maps Good for full screen ordnance survey maps.
Split Screen Map Split screen with 50,000 OS map alongside Google Earth. Can plot a route.
Street Maps Detailed street maps of Great Britain; includes search by post code, place name or O.S Grid Ref
Map24 Free and detailed maps of UK, Europe and North America
Ordnance Survey O. S. Explorer and Landranger maps
Harvey Maps A large range of maps and strip maps for long distance walks.
Guidepost Discounted maps and books online, post free.
Buxton Weather Weather forecast from the Met Office
Peak District Local Access Forum The Local Joint Access Forum covering The Peak District under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000

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The following links are to websites which have contacted us through our HRC email address.

Lifecoach Directory Useful for those looking for support or general advice about life coaching and improving their health and fitness to get the most out of life.
Borneo Adventure Holidays Rambling Holiday to Borneo's Mount Kinabalu. See the via ferrata videos.
Mountain Walks in Spain Tailor-made group holidays for guided or unguided walking, birding ,flora, cultural or a mix of these activities.
Los Arcos Holidays Small hotel is southern Spain specialising in walking holidays.
Mallorca Rural Mallorca best kept secrets - free booking centre, great deals
Blueyonder Chalet in St. Gervais, France at the foot of Mont Blanc
Gravite Walking in the French alpine resort of La Clusaz at the foot of the Aravis Mountains
Jonathan Tours Trekking in the Pyrenees
Walk Andalucia Guided and self-guided walking holidays in Axaquia, Southern Spain - locals say it's the best climate in Europe
Alpujarra Adventure Holiday apartments in beautiful the village of Trevelez, Southern Spain in Sierra Nevada National Park
La Maison Des Vignes Gite accommodation in the South of France
Paradise Hotel Small hotel in Cavus Bay, Adrasan in Turkey on the Lycian Way
Le Hamel Roger Walking holiday in Normandy - gite accommodation
Essential Croatia Holidays in the Kvarner Gulf region of Croatia's island studded coastline
Lower Rew Cottage Holiday cottage in Salcombe
Sarn Sabrina Walk A new 24 mile circular walk starting in Llanidloes
Tatra Mountains Holidays in the wonderful Tatras in Slovakia
Turkey Holiday Villas Calis Beach-Kadikoy near Tlos & Saklikent Gorge
Sunnymeade Hotel In North Devon between Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton Sands, and close to Exmoor and the South West Coast Path.
Evasion Travel Puts the best locations of the Ardeche Region in France, and huge range of activities, at your fingertips.
AdventureFrance L'Issartou is a beautifully restored 300 year old Farmhouse located in the picturesque Midi-Pyrenees, South West France.
Kenya Guided walking/birding with wonderful game viewing away from mass tourism.
Alto Aragon Walking holidays in the Spanish Pyrenees
Chalet Heidi Walking, Cycling, Climbing, Swimming, Eating & Drinking, Sunbathing, Sightseeing from Scheffau, Austria
Aqua Ventura Guided and self-guided walking and in the limestone mountains of the Costa Blanca, Sierra Baja in Spain.
Devon tourist information Walking in Devon, walking Devon, walks Devon, Devon leisure, things to do in Devon

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Interesting

MoneySavingExpert Martin Lewis with tips and strategies to help make the most of your money
AVG Recommended free anti-virus software to help protect your computer
Say No To 0870 01 and 02 telephone numbers as alternatives to premium rate 0870 etc. numbers

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