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Walking in and around Whitchurch Shropshire - a Walkers are Welcome town

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Upcoming Walks & latest news

If you intend to come on any of the walks below, please register here.
Alternative meeting points may be available when you register. Please retain the confirmation email until after the walk.
The link "Edit Response" allows you to change your registration or cancel without creating a duplicate entry. Thank you.

 
Visitors are welcome to join these walks but must also pre-register.
For location of car parking click here

Date

Meet at Sherry Mill Hill car park, unless otherwise stated

Leader(s)

Sat 27th August
1.30pm
10th Anniversary of Walkers are Welcome in Whitchurch inaugural walks - Ash area* 

Walking from Ash to Fir Tree farm, returning via Melverley wood, 5 miles.

The walk will showcase work done by our P3 team to make the paths around Whitchurch more accessible by installing gates. The farm has a Wigwam glamping pod and more are planned.

In keeping with the Walkers are Welcome aim of attracting walkers to the area, their website mentions local walking opportunities.


https://www.wigwamholidays.com/fir-tree-farm

Andy Fitton
Sun 11th Sept
10am
Ruyton X1 Towns & Nescliffe*

A circular walk of 8 miles, taking in Ruyton Moss, Nescliffe Hill country park and The Cliffe. The walk is along paths, lanes and heathland, with a couple of ascents, where, on a clear day, we will be rewarded with some lovely views.

Peter Stockbridge
Sun 18th Sept
1.15pm
Shropshire Way Walking Festival - Wem

Join a walk with Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome and the Wem Walkers.  
Register here

Meet 13:15 for a 13:30 start in the car park of the Wem Sports & Social Club
(Bowens Field, Wem SY4 5AP) GR SJ512 292

 A 5 mile easy walk exploring some of the Shropshire Way from the market town of Wem which can trace its history back to pre Norman times.

Join Tony after the walk for refreshments at The Tilley Raven.

Tony Ecclestone
Tues 20th Sept
10.30am

Shropshire Way Walking Festival - Ellesmere, Bettisfield & Whixall Moss


Join a walk with Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome.  
Register here

Meet 10:30 at Morris Bridge car park, Whixall. GR 493 354, What3words: rely.beaten.ushering

A circular walk of about 7.5 miles, using parts of the Shropshire Way route to Ellesmere, heading towards Bettisfield then returning via Whixall Moss. 

After the walk, retiring to Whixall marina cafe for teas/coffee if anyone wishes to partake.

Meet 10:30 Morris Bridge car park, Whixall. GR 493 354, What3words: rely.beaten.ushering

Keith Ikin

The full current programme can be viewed on  the Walks Programme page.

Prebooked midweek walks for members are continuing
These are to be booked in advance using the link sent to members.
If you would like to join the small group walks why not join the group?
Membership costs only 5 per year. To join, go to the Membership page.


Latest news
Other  notices
July - August 2022 inclusive

The path between Tilstock and Steel Grange is legally closed this month and next due to engineering works by Network Rail. [path numbers 224/10/1 & 233/51/1]


The 2023 Whitchurch Walking Festival will be held from Friday 12th to Sunday  14th May 2023.
The 2022 Whitchurch Walking Festival was held over the weekend of Friday 13th to Sunday 15th May. For the full 2022 programme  go to the Festival page.


Your hard-working P3 group is  back in action !
A link to the Cheshire footpath map
has been added to the footpaths page
Eleven new kissing gates have recently been installed at Fir Tree Farm, New Woodhouses.

The second edition of our acclaimed walks book, fully revised with 22 new photographs and extended to include the Whitchurch Wheel is available from BookShrop in Green End  - priced 6.
More information

More news
Whitchurch Walks book Photos and more from recent walks and P3 work can be found on the
 Whitchurch Walkers Facebook page.

To see a map of local paths including stile-free routes click here or on the small map above

If on your walks you come across footpaths obstructed by crops or other issues please report them.
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