Welcome to Whitchurch Walkers
Walking in and around Whitchurch Shropshire - a Walkers are Welcome town
|Friday 12th May
||Saturday 13th May
||Sunday 14th May
walks must be booked in advance by Wednesday 10th May. Thanks to
generous sponsorship from Whitchurch Business Group and Whitchurch Town
Council we have been able to reduce the charge for most walks this
year. The 3 Canal Boat Walks are £5. All the others are £2.
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.
||Lots of places
||5 or fewer spaces
|Day walks - packed lunch and a drink required unless a pub lunch is included|
||Walk & Leader
distance & price
||Canal Boat 1
Lyneal Wharf, Ellesmere and White Mere
Back marker: Mick Hobson
Minibus to Lyneal Wharf. 09.00 start on the Shropshire Lady narrowboat to Ellesmere junction. Start walking at approx 10.30 from there along canal to bridge 63, then walk to Tetchill, then White Mere, and return to canal near Burns Wood. Walk back along the canal to Lyneal Wharf, where the minbus will collect you at 14.30 - 15.00.
|09.00||Shropshire's Lake District|
Nigel Hart 9m
Back marker: Jeannie Dickens
|Minibus to Colemere, walk including White Mere. Minbus back.|
There are now 5 places available due to a cancencellation
|5 places now!|
||Canal Boat 3
Tilstock to Hampton Bank
Back marker: Helen Lea
10.05 service bus 511 from Whitchurch to Tilstock, walk using the Shropshire Way to join the Shropshire Lady near the junction with the Prees Branch Canal. Cruise to Hampton Bank to be collected by the minibus there at 16.00
|Canal Boat 2
Bettisfield & Whixall Mosses
Back marker: Mike Reeves
|New shorter route with minibus return to Whitchurch.
Minibus to car park above Ellesmere canal tunnel, to meet narrowboat at about 11.00. Cruise to Bettisfield.
Morning walks - can be combined with afternoon walks - bring a drink [& snack]
Tony and Shiela Eccleston
one of the above
service bus 511 out and bus back. Walk from Higher Heath via Twemlows
Farm, on to Lee Hall Farm, onwards to Hospital lane, Tilstock airfield
and return to Higher Heath. Service bus back
Only 4 Stiles.
|09.20||Three Meres Paul Sears|
Back marker: ?
Whitchurch we head to Moss Farm across undulating countryside, soon
after this we see the spectacular views over Blakemere back to
Whitchurch, from here we walk to Ossmere where there is always plenty
of wildlife. Then past the Mere with No Name and back into Whitchurch.|
|Afternoon walks - can be combined with morning walks - bring a drink
||Whitchurch's Railway Heritage
circular walk within the town boundary aims to explore the railway
history of Whitchurch, which was at one time a busy junction with
branches to Chester and Oswestry. Much of the old railway
infrastructure is no longer apparent but there are some remnants still
to be seen and these will be examined. This guided walk will stop at
various locations along the route and the leader will point out
remaining features and with the aid of photographs show comparisons to
the present day.
|Service bus 146 @ 14.15 to Redbrook. Walk through woods near Iscoyd Park [bluebells] to Wolvesacre, Grindley Brook [café] and Pear Tree Lane.|
||Ceilidh with Jigsmith
at The Brownlow Centre
£9 [£5 u18s]
|A fun evening with local ceilidh band Jigsmith, food [included in price], cash bar with real ale and prize draw.