Welcome to Whitchurch Walkers
to The Ramblers
in and around Whitchurch Shropshire - a Walkers are Welcome town
Meet at Sherry Mill Hill car park, unless otherwise stated
Sat 27th August
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.
|Sun 11th Sept|
|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.
|Sun 18th Sept |
|Shropshire Way Walking Festival -
Join a walk with Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome and the Wem Walkers.
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.
|Tues 20th Sept |
Shropshire Way Walking Festival - Ellesmere, Bettisfield & Whixall Moss
Join a walk with Whitchurch Walkers are Welcome.
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
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 !
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.
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.