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Friday 12th May
Saturday  13th May
Sunday 14th May

All walks must be booked in advance by Wednesday 10th May. Thanks to generous sponsorship from Whitchurch Business Group and Whitchurch Town Council we have been able to reduce the charge for most walks this year. The 3 Canal Boat Walks are £5. All the others are £2.

Please book online by clicking here

Whitchurch Business GroupWhitchurch Town Council
Registration for the start of walks is at The Archibald Worthington Club except where otherwise indicated.
The times shown are departure times. You should register in the 10-15 minutes before that.
If you are not sure where a start point is click here for a map.
Morning, but not day walks, can be combined with afternoon walks.

Status colour:
Lots of places
5 or fewer spaces
Currently full

Day walks - packed lunch and a drink required

Walk & Leader
Fairy Tale Castles
Bev Boffey

Back marker:
Mark Leighton

Minibus to Beeston Castle car park.
This lovely scenic 8 mile walk will take us over quite lanes and woodland paths with fine views of Beeston and Peckforton Castles with changing views of the" Castle of the Rock" There will be two refreshment  breaks with one being in an acient bluebell wood and a canalside pub (if open) plus  a 30 minute lunch break with views of the Beeston Crag and so please bring your own food. This walk will go over the wooded Peckforton Hills into Pennsylvania Wood and on route we will get to see the huge and acient Peckforton oak tree. If ahead of time, we may get an ice cream from the Castle View pop up cafe.
This is an easy walk with one steep accent up the Witches Staircase.
Dog-friendly walk.
Minibus back at around 15.10.

Whitchurch & Marbury Circular
Janet Murray & Kim Harding

Back marker:
Anne Wallace

The walk will take us over fields towards Wicksted Old Hall, past Big Mere to Marbury returning via Mere with no name.

No dogs please.

Marbury Big Mere

Marches Meander
Jean White

Back marker:
Peter Stockbridge
Our route crosses Bubney Moor heading for Wolvesacre Hall, Iscoyd Park and Whitewell. We return via Painters Green, Redbrook, Hadley and Belton.
Packed lunch required.  .Not suitable for dogs.
Whitewell Church

Morning walks - can  be combined with afternoon walks - bring a drink

Combermere Woods
Paul Sears
Minibus to The Swan at Marbury from where we head across the fields to get some spectacular views of the Cheshire countryside and then onto Larder woods where we will likely see Bluebells with a profusion of Wild Garlic. After the woods we head up Black Park road to Ossmere with views of the Mere and then back to Marbury. Easy undulating countryside with some stiles.
Minibus back at 12.30.
Combermere woods
5 places
Belton Bracer and More
Baz Fewster 5m
We will follow the Belton Bracer as far as Belton Farm, then head out to Blackoe Cottages, then back along the canal and through Greenfields LNR and the country park.  Llangollen Canal at Hadley

Ice Cream Sundae
Garry Churchill 4-5m

Back marker: Celia Churchill
A leisurely loop with locks and golf links. 
A slower paced walk along the canal, past the Lockside Café [ice creams], locks and traditional cottages to Jackson's Bridge. Over fields and Fairy Glen to Hinton Bank Farm, over the golf course and fields back to the town.
Grindley Brook bridge

Afternoon walks - can be combined with morning walks - bring a drink

Green Lanes
Lynn Shimwell

Back marker: Andy Fitton

A walk over some of the higher ground north of Whitchurch including the green lane from Wirswall through Fairy Glen which affords excellent views. Fairy Glen

Flora & Fauna
Malcolm Monie
3m 2h
Circular walk including Whitchurch Waterway Country Park, Llangollen Canal, Danson's Wood and Greenfields Local Nature Reserve looking for spring flowers and other wildlife. No stiles but some slopes and steps.

Final Get-together
1h free
Meet at The Archibald Worthington Club for tea or coffee and complimentary light refreshments. Or try something stronger - the bar will be open! Archibald Worthington Club

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  Wirswall Peckforton

White Lion Ash Ring and Ramble Wollerton Wetlands Lyneal Liner