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Chris Bagley Walk  from Moel Famau Higher Vessons

 If you intend to come on a walk, please register here.

For location of car parks click here

The link for current midweek walks is emailed to members

mMeet at Sherry Mill Hill car park unless otherwise stated,
[next to Jubilee Park and opposite Waterside Close, SY13 1DF]


Date

Meet at Sherry Mill car park, unless otherwise stated, for walk to:

Leader(s)

Sat 18th Dec

10.00am

Christmas appetiser

Preprandial walk of 4-5miles via the Hinton area. Return to Archibald Worthington Club for [pre-booked] Christmas lunch

Malcolm Monie

Sat 1st Jan

10.00am

New Year’s Revolution

A brisk 4 -5 mile local bimble to blow away the cobwebs of Christmas. Afterwards, an optional vegetable casserole at the Old Town Hall Vaults.

Baz Fewster

Sun 9th Jan

10.00am

Llangollen area

A 7 mile walk starting from Pengwern and ascending to our lunch stop on the top of Y Foel [522m] where we should enjoy splendid uninterrupted 360 degree views taking in Dinas Bran, Trefor Rocks, Ponderosa, Llantysilio Mountain, Vivod Mountain, Glyn Ceiriog, Foel Rhiwlas, right round to the Peckforton Hills. Our return will largely follow the North Berwyn Way. Packed lunch and suitable clothing for a January hill walk required. Walking poles could be useful in a few places. After-walk refreshments at The Old Mill, Llangollen.   Alternative meeting point available when you register.

Malcolm Monie

Sat 29th Jan

1.30pm

Hanmer

4.8 miles around the area, passing the “lost” mere.

Tony Eccleston

Sun 13th Feb

10.00

 Cound

A walk of around 8 – 9 miles, following Coundmoor Brook to hopefully enjoy the snowdrops. There are no big hills but stout footwear essential.

Lynn Shimwell

Sat 26th Feb

1.30pm

Marbury

A circuit of Marbury, Gaunton’s Bank and Norbury using lanes, fields and towpaths. 5 or 6 miles, mostly level ground, several stiles.

Jean White &

Dot Bishop

Sun 13th Mar

10.00am

Ash

A 14 mile circular walk, taking in Ightfield Calverhall and Sandford

Andy Fitton

Sat 26th Mar

1.00pm

Tushingham by bus

13.16 bus from Bus Station [White Lion Meadow].Bus to Tushingham . 5½ mile walk back via High Ash, Agden, Wolvesacre, and Danson's Bridge.

Malcolm Monie

Tues 29th Mar

7.00pm

Annual general Meeting at the Archibald Worthington club, Whitchurch (T.B.C.). Meeting followed by buffet and talk by Liz Evans about her time aboard The Sea Shepherd.  Doors open at 7.00pm for 7.30pm.

 

Sun 10th Apr

10.00am

Tetchill and Whitemere

Along part of the Llangollen canal, then through Tetchill to Whitemere and Burns wood. 8 miles, packed lunch required.

Jean White &

Dot Bishop

Sat 30th Apr

12.45pm

Lee Brockhurst

A 5 mile circular walk taking in Weston, a varied walk using quiet lanes , fields and some stiles . 

Neil Moore


For a printable version, click here

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. If a condition could manifest itself on a walk, the walker should inform the leader beforehand [verbally or in writing].

 

 

For further details, please go to www.whitchurchwalkers.co.uk or our Facebook page or email us

 

Any further queries please contact Malcolm 01948663069 / 07746 687242, Peter 07808 862286 or Baz 07977 463049.