Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

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Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Shamblers on Tue May 28, 2013 7:45 am




Description

Cusworth Hall – River Don – Sprotborough Circular

This is a 4.4 mile walk on good flat paths, cycle tracks and canal paths. The walk starts and finishes at Cusworth Hall – a grade 1 listed building, built in the mid Eighteenth century and open to the public.

Cusworth Hall, Museum and Park re-opened to the public in May 2007, after several years of extensive restoration work. The Hall and its surrounding parkland have been transformed, with entire sections of the interior previously in a poor state of repair has been given a new lease of life. Stunning ceiling paintings in the Italianate Chapel have been revealed and restored, after being hidden under layers of paint for 50 years. The Great Kitchen, Bake House, Still Room and Laundry have also been restored giving a glimpse of what life was like 'below stairs'.

More information can be found HERE

There is a small admission price for anyone wanting to visit the Museum:

Adults £2
Over 60 and under 16s £1
Under 5s Free

PLEASE BRING SPARE FOOTWEAR IF YOU ARE INTENDING TO VISIT CUSWORTH HALL MUSEUM AT THE END OF THE WALK.



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Start time:
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Start time: 11.00am
Parking: Car park Cusworth Hall, charge - 1hr 60p/ 2hrs £1.30/ 3hrs £2.20/ 6hrs £4
Meeting point: Cusworth Hall and Park, Doncaster. Postcode: DN5 7TU
Refreshments and Toilets: Cusworth Hall and Sprotborough village
Public Transport: Cusworth Hall, Museum and Park to and from Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange: 42 or 219 to Cusworth, then approximately a 10-15 minute walk
Walk Leaders: Rick the Roman & Yellowbelly


Additional information
If you are planning on joining this walk please post in this thread so that the walk leader knows to expect you.
Anyone who is able to offer lifts, could they put this in their post. Any passengers receiving a lift to a walk, please offer £3.50 to the driver to cover fuel costs.
Passengers please note that the driver may wish to join the rest of the group for a drink after the walk, so please bear this mind
Please note there is a £2 one off registration fee for new members

*Important*
Please wear appropriate clothing. Moorland and open land walks require stout walking boots/shoes.
Please remember to bring a waterproof coat/kagol which can be kept in your rucksack and enough drink and food for the duration of the walk as often the longer walks are off the beaten track, and the only refreshment stop where you purchase drinks is at the end of the walk.
If you can not make the walk or you are running late, please phone or text the walk leader.


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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Mrs dj on Tue May 28, 2013 7:50 am

i'll be along, after the great reviews and pictures of the place from the last time The Shamblers visited I feel I really need to see Cusworth Hall in the flesh


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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by waltzing matilda on Tue May 28, 2013 8:37 am

Even at this late time of night and feeling rather a little bit intoxicated i am going on this ,that is if i manage to get back home in time...love you all love

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by kittycat on Tue May 28, 2013 9:31 pm

Put me and Brookey down please x

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by flowerpot on Sat Jun 01, 2013 2:16 am

I will join you for this ...... Lovely walk and museum last time . Can I have a lift please .

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by fiftyish on Sat Jun 01, 2013 4:27 am

Cazanne and myself want to do this

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Post by pollyparrot on Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:33 am

Put me down for this please and lift too :-)

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Post by gweno on Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:24 pm

Philippo and I will join you all and can offer lifts.

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Jeanwalks on Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:51 pm

I'd like to do both walk and visit please. Can offer lifts from Hillsboro area or car share from Chapeltown.

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by gweno on Tue Jun 11, 2013 2:04 am

Unfortunately we now can't join you for this walk.

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Guest on Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:17 pm

We will be doing this walk.

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Post by kikidee on Mon Jun 17, 2013 6:28 am

I'm up for the walk and museum. Do you wanna park at my house Jean and we'll car share from there?

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Jeanwalks on Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:17 pm

Sounds good to me will text you.

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Post by kittycat on Mon Jun 17, 2013 9:22 pm

Brookey and i unable to do this walk now x

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by rambler on Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:58 pm

To Rick the Roman & Yellowbelly     Hope to see you there. This is my first forum posting and will be first meet.   Thanks to Rick Naylor for your email.  

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Rick The Roman on Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:38 am

rambler wrote:To Rick the Roman & Yellowbelly     Hope to see you there. This is my first forum posting and will be first meet.   Thanks to Rick Naylor for your email.  

Welcome, Rambler - looking forward to meeting you on Saturday.

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Rick The Roman on Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:34 am

Lifts available from Chapeltown.

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Tiddlywink on Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:22 am

Me please thumbsup

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Rick The Roman on Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:25 am

Tiddlywink wrote:Me please thumbsup

You getting the train to Chapeltown, Tiddly?

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Tiddlywink on Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:11 am

I think I may have a lift organised Rick hello

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Guest on Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:19 am

Havent walked for ages would like to join you on this one , a good one to get back into it. See you Saturday

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Guest on Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:59 am

I would like to come along for this one.
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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Mrs dj on Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:22 am

Polar Bear wrote:I would like to come along for this one.
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Ok then, seeing as its our favourite Bear we shall let you :-)

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by Guest on Thu Jun 20, 2013 6:37 am

Count me in....

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Re: Cusworth Hall - Saturday 22nd June

Post by julie c on Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:54 am

hoping to join you on this will text you if not able to get.

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