Frequently Asked Questions

Covid-19: Day membership and trial walks are temporarily suspended

You may have questions about how Old Hall Walking Club operates and how to join. This Frequently Asked Questions section should assist you. If you have any unanswered questions please do not hesitate to contact the Membership Secretary.

Am I Eligible for Membership?
All members of Old Hall Country Club & Spa are eligible for membership as are partners, the immediate family and personal friends of Club Members.  Day membership is available on three occasions in a calendar year to Old Hall members and to their partners, the immediate family and personal friends of club members upon completion of a Day Membership Indemnity Form and payment of the walk fee.

Is there a Membership Fee?
Yes, there is a one-off joining fee which is currently £20.

Do you have a Privacy policy?
Yes, read the Privacy Policy.

Is there a Walk Fee?
A walk fee of £2 is payable for every club walk.  The walk leader will collect the fee at the start of the walk.

How do I Join the Walking Club?
Please complete a Membership Application Form if you wish to join Old Hall Walking Club.

Can I do a Trial Walk?
Yes, you are welcome to come on a trial walk. This is managed via Day membership.

How do I Book a Walk?
Walks are booked directly with the Walk Leader. Contact details are given on the walk brief which is circulated to all members and also displayed on the club noticeboard at Old Hall Country Club and Spa.

Can I Bring a Friend?
Yes, you are welcome to bring a friend upon completion of a Day membership form.

What are the Walk Grades?
Walks are graded Green (easiest), Blue, Red and Black.  The grading criteria take into account distance, height gained and terrain.  A description of the grading system is given in the Handbook.

What is the Walk Programme?
The Walk Programme provides is a schedule of walks on most Sundays, alternating between Blue/Green/Red (Green being the easiest), as well as Spring and Autumn Walking Weekends and a Summer Walking Week.  The Walk Programme together with the latest Walk Brief are shown on this website as well as being displayed on the Notice Board at Old Hall Country Club and Spa.

What is the Walk Brief?
The Walk Brief is displayed on this website approximately 3-4 weeks in advance of the walk and on the Notice Board at Old Hall Country Club and Spa one week prior to the walk.  It provides a brief description of the route and its features (e.g. distance, ascent and terrain) together with Walk Leader’s contact details, timings and travel arrangements.  This information should assist you in deciding whether or not the particular walk is suitable for you.

Who can I talk to about the club?
You can use the Contact Us form to contact the Walking Club Membership Secretary or see the notice board at Old Hall Country Club and Spa for contact details.