|The 2019 Whitchurch Walking Festival was a great success! |
Next year's will be from Fri 8 to Sun 10 May 2020 - Book the dates!
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Tuesday 10th September
Please note earlier start
Saturday 28th September 1.30pm
Ceiriog Valley area led by Nigel Hart
This 8 mile walk will start from Chirk and there will be a few
ascents. Weather permitting we will enjoy some lovely views. Please
bring suitable clothing, footwear and a packed lunch.
Sherry Mill Hill car park at 10am to car share
Midweek walk led by Peter Stockbridge
shall walk out along the canal to Danson's Bridge, then across to
Wolvesacre Hall. We will then pass Llethr Mill and Agden House, before
heading across on the Bishop Bennet Way to Bell O' Th' Hill. Crossing
the A41, or rather using the underpass, we then pass Old St Chads,
before heading across to No Mans Heath, and a pub lunch at the
Wheatsheaf. We will catch the 14 38 bus back to Whitchurch, please
bring suitable footwear and clothing and refreshments for a drinks
stop. The walk is around 6 1/2 miles, but will confirm after the recce
next week. Look forward to seeing some of you on the 10th. Please note
that the walk is a week later than usual, due to the Cumbria weekend
the previous week.
Sherry Mill Hill car park at 9.15am
Wybunbury led by Helen Lea
share Wybunbury, then across fields to Hatherton. Then back to the
start using the South Cheshire Way via the moss. Approx. 6.5 miles.
Sherry Mill Hill car park at 1.30pm to car share
|Updated 04 Sept 2019
were formed in 1976 by a group of local people interested in walking
and the protection of local footpaths. The group has over 100 members and holds one half day Saturday afternoon
ramble and one all day Sunday ramble per month throughout the year plus
a number of mid week-walks. The Saturday and mid-week walks are
normally between 4 and 6 miles and the Sunday walks between 8 to 11
The Whitchurch Walkers are organised by a committee (listed below) that
meets in the Black Bear, High Street, Whitchurch on the last Tuesday of
each month except for December and March, which is reserved for the
Annual General Meeting.
Every 6 months a new programme is produced and published giving details of the walks planned for the next 6 months.
Our current subscriptions, renewable in March of each year, are:
Children (under 16, accompanied by an adult) Free
Affiliates (Societies, Councils etc)
New subscriptions taken out between October and February will run for 13 -18 months.
We are always keen to recruit new committee members and/or
walk l eaders. Anybody interested is welcome to attend any of our meetings
or contact us through the 'contact us' page of this web site.
If you would like to join us please complete our on-line membership form.
printable membership form
10 Varied walks around Whitchurch Shropshire
details 10 walks of varying lengths
around Whitchurch and is available for £5 from Bookshrop book shop in Green
End, Whitchurch Museum and Heritage Centre, Whitchurch Library and the Tourist Information and
Community Hub at the Civic Centre.
The Committee [relected March 2019]:
Chairman: Neil Moore
Secretary: Baz Fewster
Treasurer: Malcolm Monie
Committee Members: Gerald Moss, Kevin Ikin, Christine Patterson,
Ann Moore, Peter Stockbridge
Webmaster: Brian Hughes
To view our Constitution Please click here