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ELLEN FORESTER's Announcements (5)

Gower Walking Festival

I've spent the past week in South Wales, on the Gower peninsula. It's a 2 week walking festival, comprising around 70 walks at various times of the day and encompassing many different kinds of walks. I easily found lovely accommodation, and have even had wonderful sunny weather!

It seems that they have had difficulty in getting people to run it next year, but if it does go ahead it's really worth going to. It would be great to get a…


Added by ELLEN FORESTER on June 7, 2013 at 17:29 — 2 Comments

Dorset weekend 15th Feb - unexpected place available!

Someone has had to drop out of the Dorset weekend, so I have a space for a female to share a room with one other. It's next weekend, and we are staying in 3 cottages near Abbotsbury. It's self catering, and we are planning a pub extravaganza (food-wise!) for the Saturday evening, and, of course, walks on the Fri, Sat and Sun. The cost is £45 for 2 nights.

If you would like to come, could you contact me as soon as possible, either via this website or  via my email -…


Added by ELLEN FORESTER on February 9, 2013 at 11:47 — 1 Comment


I've had a good level of interest and have booked the cottages today. Anyone who always wanted to go to Dorset but couldn't face the thought of the hard beds can still send me a deposit of £20 to secure a lovely double, twin or single room in one of three cottages in Abbotsbury. And, importantly, there are several pubs in the village!

If you want to check it out for yourself, …


Added by ELLEN FORESTER on April 1, 2012 at 10:24 — 1 Comment

Update Dorset weekend Feb 15/16 2013

I've had a good level of response and am going ahead with booking accommodation. If you are interested, I am taking deposits of £20 per person now, in order to secure the accommodation, the rest to be payable in November. The cost will not exceed £50 for the two nights. 

I am envisaging arrivals Friday afternoon and walks on Sat and Sun. I am planning to book dinner at a local pub for the Saturday evening. 

If you email me at ellieforester@gmail.com I'll give you my bank…


Added by ELLEN FORESTER on March 1, 2012 at 0:00 — No Comments

Possible Dorset weekend Feb 15/16 2013

Hi everyone.

The subject came up during the Dorset holiday this year of the pretty poor comfort levels at the Youth Hostel  in Litton Cheyney. Several people were still keen to 'do' Dorset but in maybe a more comfortable way. As a result, I've had a bit of a look and have found a group of cottages/barn conversions in Abbotsbury which would  be suitable for up to about 24 people. They all have either ensuites or a bathroom shared…


Added by ELLEN FORESTER on February 27, 2012 at 21:00 — 5 Comments

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