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Friday 13th May
Saturday  14th May
Sunday 15th May

All walks must be booked in advance by Wednesday 11th May.
Please book online by clicking here
Registration for  the start of walks is at The Archibald Worthington Club except where otherwise indicated.
The times shown are departure times. You should register in the 10-15 minutes before that.
If you are not sure where a start point is click here for a map.
Morning, but not day walks, can be combined with afternoon walks.

Day walks - packed lunch and a drink required unless a pub lunch is included
Walk & Leader
distance & price
Malpas & back with pub lunch
Peter Stockbridge
7m 6h 3 + fare + lunch

Bus 41 to Malpas [09.20]. Unfortunately this is too early on a Friday for bus passes to be valid.

Walk back via Tushingham visting Old St Chads; lunch at Willeymoor Lock Tavern [order & pay on day]

Register from 08.30, ie before the launch!

No dogs

Whitchurch Wheel
Nigel Hart
16m 7h 3

The walk circumnavigates Whitchurch passing through farmland, lanes and paths, with lovely countryside and views. It heads off clockwise taking in Grindley Brook, Fairy Glen, Wirswall, Brick Kiln, Broughall and a lunchtime drinks stop at The White Lion Ash. It then continues through Brown Moss, Dearnford and Alkington.

   This walk is described in full in our book "10 varied walks around Whitchurch Shropshire plus the Whitchurch Wheel". It is available from BookShrop and Whitchurch Museum price 6.



Tushingham & Old St Chads John & Jenny Wilson
6-7m 3.5h 2 + lunch

Walking via the Bishop Bennet Way, Wirswall, Old St Chads "alone in the fields" and possibly the Land of Canaan and canal; optional prebooked lunch at The Horse & Jockey at end of walk [order & pay on the day]

Register at The Horse and Jockey, Grindley Brook
.  If parking at the pub, please park in the field beyond the main car park.
Tushingham Old St Chads

Morning walks - can  be combined with afternoon walks - bring  a drink [& snack]

Redbrook Round
Nigel Stephens
5.5m 3h 2
A walk into Wales via Danson's Bridge, Redbrook and Blackoe Cottages..

Blackoe footbridge
Combermere Woods
Paul Sears
5m 3h 2
Register at The Swan, Marbury 
A walk across undulating countryside leaving from the Swan at Marbury (please car park at the back of the car park). The walk goes up the road out of Marbury and then crosses the fields to the Combermere Woods, where there is likely to be wild garlic with the odd bluebell still remaining. The bird song in the woods at this time of year can be lovely with the sound of Greater Spotted Woodpeckers being fairly common. From here, we head across the fields and up to Lodge Farm on Black park Road. We then walk down the long side of Oss Mere, to follow the fields and road back to Marbury.

This makes a varied walk of Woods, Lakes and Landscapes. Bring boots as it is likely to be slightly wet even at this time of year.

Combermere woods
5 places
Afternoon walks - can be combined with morning walks - bring a drink

Oss Mere   
Mick Hobson
6m 3h 2

A gentle stroll through the local countryside, with some lovely views, on a mixture of lanes and farmland. Ossmere is a tranquil place, with an abundance of birds and other wildlife. A number of stiles and a railway crossing.

Oss Mere

Fields & Fairways  Baz Fewster
4m 2.5h 2
A local walk based on Walk 1 in the walks book including Fairy Glen and the golf course. No dogs.

Evening Entertainment

Ceilidh with Jigsmith
at The Brownlow Centre
9 [5 u18s]

A fun evening with local ceilidh band Jigsmith, food [included in price], bar and prize draw.

  Wirswall Peckforton

The pictures here are taken from previous festivals and do not necessarily reflect what we can offer this year!

White Lion Ash Ring and Ramble Wollerton Wetlands Lyneal Liner