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WHITCHURCH WALKERS

The meeting place for all walks is at Sherry Mill Hill car park, unless otherwise stated. 
Click here for a map.

For further information on any of the walks please complete the 'contact us' page or call 07977 463049 or 01948 663069

 

  In 2014 we launched our new walk book "10 Varied walks around Whitchurch Shropshire".  This details 10 walks of varying lengths around Whitchurch and is available for £5 from the Bookshrop book shop in Green End, Whitchurch Museum and Heritage Centre and the Tourist Information and Community Hub at the Civic Centre.

For further details
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Whitchurch Walkers
Winter Programme 2018-19

To get a printable copy of the programme click here

 

Date

Meet at Sherry Mill Hill car park (unless stated otherwise) for a walk to…

Leader(s)

Sun 14 Oct

9.00am

Church Stretton:

This walk will take us behind Church Stretton to Hope Bowdler Hill, followed by a ridge walk to Cardington where we will have our packed lunch in the churchyard. The Royal Oak are happy for us to use their facilities provided we buy a drink. Lunch is followed by a field walk, then up Caer Caradoc before returning to Church Stretton.

Liz Evans

Sat 27 Oct 1.30pm

Further Afield & Fairways:

This is Walk 1 from our book of walks, with a little bit added on.  This is a gently undulating and scenic walk with plenty of interest. Field boundary crossings are mainly stiles or footbridges. Cars not needed.

Baz Fewster

Sun 11 Nov 10.00am

The Ash Brown Walk:

Come along and enjoy this flat to undulating walk featuring the Brown Moss nature reserve. This also serves as a Walk of Remembrance and includes the observation of the 2-minute silence.

Lunch and drink stop outside The White Lion.

Baz Fewster

Sat 24 Nov 1.00pm

Maiden Castle:

A dog friendly walk of around 5 miles on the Peckforton Hills including the “Maiden Castle” section.  Meet at the Sherry Mill car park at 1.00pm.  

Car share to the Pool Dale National Trust car park, Bickerton, SY14 8LN (GR SJ503530) to start the walk at 1.30pm.

Christine Patterson

&

Alan Howe

Sun 9 Dec 10.00am

Loggerheads, Staffordshire:

At approximately 8 miles, this walk takes in Loggerheads, Blore, Hales, Bishop's & Burnt Woods.

Malcolm Monie

Sat 15 Dec

10.00am

Christmas Walk & Meal:

This is our traditional festive walk followed by Christmas dinner at The Castle, Bletchley. Full details and menu to follow.

Gerald Moss

Tue 1 Jan 10.00am

New Year’s Revolution:

A brisk 5-mile bimble to blow away the cobwebs of Christmas. Taking in local footpaths, this walk finishes at a local hostelry for some winter warming food.

Baz Fewster

Sun 13 Jan 10.00am

Aston:

After gathering at Sherry Mill Hill car park, we will car share to The Bhurporte at Aston. This circular 8-mile walk will then go over Paradise Bridge to Sound Oak, Wrenbury and Pinsley Green.

Jean White

Sat 26 Jan 1.30pm

Cuddington Loop:

This is the third and final element of the Cuddington Loop, around the Malpas villages of Cuddington and Chorlton Lane. This dog-friendly walk is about 4-5 miles. The terrain is mainly flat and can be muddy in parts.

Meet promptly at Sherry Mill Hill then car share to Jarrett’s Barn, off Mill Lane, Cuddington. Grid Ref: SJ4522147004 and postcode is SY14 7BQ (beware, SatNav is not accurate)

Helen Connolly

Sun 10 Feb 10.00am

Ironbridge Gorge (South):

Using Shropshire Way & Jack Mytton Way, via woodland, to search for the site of a medieval village.

Return via Benthall Hall, Benthall Edge & Workhouse Coppice to Ironbridge.

This 7-8 mile walk has some ascents and stiles en route.

Kevin Ikin

Sat 23 Feb 1.30pm

Local walk:

Based on one of the walks from our ever-popular 10 Varied Walks Around Whitchurch, Shropshire. Cars not needed.

Liza Willis

Sun 10 Mar 10.00am

Llangollen & Carrog area:

Full details of this walk are to follow. Check our website for updates.

Paula Oldham & Frank Berrington

Sat 30 Mar 1.30pm

Exploring Ash:

This is a 4-5 mile walk around the Ash area, with a stop at “our” pub. After meeting at Sherry Mill Hill, we will drive to Ash and park behind the village hall.

Neil Moore

Tue 26 Mar 7.30pm

Annual General Meeting at the Archibald Worthington Club, Whitchurch

The meeting will be followed by a buffet and presentation.

Doors open at 7.00pm.

N/A

  

Details of our mid-week walks will be sent to members and published
on our website and Facebook page, as they are arranged.

  

NOTES:

  1.        The meeting point for all walks is Sherry Mill Hill car park, unless otherwise stated.

 2.        Saturday walks will be 5 or 6 miles, Sunday walks between 8 and 10 miles. 
            However, both may be subject to change depending upon weather, walking
            conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

 

 3.        Leaders will be pleased to give details of any walks.

 

 4.        All members are expected to observe the Country Code.

 

 5.        Dogs are permitted on walks but MUST be restrained on a lead at the leader’s request and ALWAYS when in fields containing livestock.

 

 6.        In all matters relating to any walk, the leader’s decision is final.

 

 7.        Junior members are welcome, but aged fourteen and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 8.        Members are reminded that they are on walks entirely at their own risk.

 

 9.        On Sunday walks, bring packed lunch and – unless a pub stop is indicated – a drink.

 

 10.      Please wear suitable footwear – fields are often very muddy.

 

 11.      Please bring your car if available for all “away from home” walks. 

 

 12.      The cost of transport for “away from home” walks should be shared by members at a rate of 15 per mile per car.  Drivers are encouraged to accept this amount or donate to club funds.

 

 13.      Members are requested not to walk in front of the leader.

 

 14.      People with a known medical condition should be aware that group leaders may have a basic First Aid knowledge but cannot take responsibility for existing medical conditions.

 

 

For further details, queries and photo gallery, please go to www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk or our Facebook page or email us at www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk.

 

Any further queries please contact Malcolm 01948-663069 or Baz 07977-463049.