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A walk along York's walls at daffodil time.

(17 Posts)
loopylou Fri 13-Apr-18 11:53:28

Oh how I'd love to but I fear I live too far away. Perhaps I need to get saving for next year!

oldgoat Fri 13-Apr-18 11:08:37

Sorry about this everyone, but we are having to change the date of the walk because of a double-booking issue.
Perhaps some of you will be able to join us on the alternative date - though the daffs may be looking a bit withered.
I'm opening a new thread with the new possible dates.

grannyqueenie Thu 12-Apr-18 21:33:42

I’m really sorry we’ll be travelling back from visiting our son on the south coast that day. It’s good time for a walk around the walls, enjoy!

lemongrove Thu 12-Apr-18 21:25:09

You may bump into the ghosts of Roman soldiers ( or walk through them.)👻

oldgoat Thu 12-Apr-18 21:15:48

So pleased that you are coming on the walk artyfarty and gardenoma. It's interesting to see what people with unusual usernames actually look like!

gardenoma Thu 12-Apr-18 19:54:55

I can make that. Would love to meet some fellow grans and walk the York city walls which I've wanted to do for ages.

Artyfarty Thu 12-Apr-18 16:24:00

I can make it as I am not that far away. We can always do another walk later on at a more convenient time ie when this awful rain stops! ☔️💦 A riverside walk would be nice.

oldgoat Thu 12-Apr-18 15:09:01

Sorry that this is a difficult date for some of you but we only had a short period in which to arrange this walk; either the daffodils will have gone over - or been flattened by the rain.
We can always do the walk again later in the summer on a more convenient date.

Panache Thu 12-Apr-18 09:12:35

You really have tickled my fancy oldgoat,sounds just up my street,the only problem being I live a few hundred miles in the opposite direction!!
However I wish you a lovely day amongst the golden harbingers of spring,the daffodils.

Alygran Thu 12-Apr-18 09:11:16

Sounds lovely but I will be away at the bulbfields! Hope to make it next time.

seacliff Thu 12-Apr-18 09:09:37

What a lovely idea, wish I was nearer.

TwiceAsNice Thu 12-Apr-18 09:06:00

I walked part of the walls last week whilst on holiday. For us also it was a 2 hour train journey from Kings Cross. I enjoyed it but as I have worsening spinal stenosis it was quite difficult for me. Love York though such a nice place and everyone so friendly

Greyduster Thu 12-Apr-18 07:59:08

Sadly, I can’t make it this time I’m afraid, Oldgoat. I’m committed on Mondays and the rest of this month is looking pretty busy. It’s a shame as I have never walked the walls. Have a good time!

callgirl1 Wed 11-Apr-18 23:44:57

I`d love to join you Oldgoat, but am afraid that the walk would be beyond me now. The last time I walked the walls of York was in the summer of 1976, complete with 5 children.

grannysyb Wed 11-Apr-18 21:34:24

Would love to, but would have to take a two hour train journey from Kings X! Used to live in the centre and would walk my dog round the outside of the walls in the evening. Quite late on night I saw some Jewish men praying on the road called Jewbury.

lemongrove Wed 11-Apr-18 21:32:56

That sounds so nice!
If only I lived anywhere near.St Georges Day too, 23rd April.Have a good time.smile

oldgoat Wed 11-Apr-18 21:02:51

Does anybody fancy a walk along York's city walls while the daffodils are in bloom?
We are meeting at the Railway Station at 1.15 pm on Monday, 23rd April and plan to walk for about 1.5 hours, finishing at Micklegate Bar near The Bar Convent café where tea and cake are available.
There are several flights of steps on this walk.