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|
||Walk & Leader
||Fairy Tale Castles
|Minibus to Beeston Castle car park.
This lovely scenic 8 mile walk will take us over quite lanes and woodland paths with fine views of Beeston and Peckforton Castles with changing views of the" Castle of the Rock" There will be two refreshment breaks with one being in an acient bluebell wood and a canalside pub (if open) plus a 30 minute lunch break with views of the Beeston Crag and so please bring your own food. This walk will go over the wooded Peckforton Hills into Pennsylvania Wood and on route we will get to see the huge and acient Peckforton oak tree. If ahead of time, we may get an ice cream from the Castle View pop up cafe.
This is an easy walk with one steep accent up the Witches Staircase.
Minibus back at around 15.10.
||Whitchurch & Marbury Circular
Janet Murray & Kim Harding
The walk will take us over fields towards Wicksted Old Hall, past Big Mere to Marbury returning via Mere with no name.
No dogs please.
route crosses Bubney Moor heading for Wolvesacre Hall, Iscoyd Park and
Whitewell. We return via Painters Green, Redbrook, Hadley and Belton.
Packed lunch required. .Not suitable for dogs.
Morning walks - can be combined with afternoon walks - bring a drink
to The Swan at Marbury from where we head across the fields to get some
spectacular views of the Cheshire countryside and then onto Larder
woods where we will likely see Bluebells with a profusion of Wild
Garlic. After the woods we head up Black Park road to Ossmere with
views of the Mere and then back to Marbury. Easy undulating countryside
with some stiles.
Minibus back at 12.30.
||Belton Bracer and More
Baz Fewster 5m
|We will follow the Belton Bracer as far as Belton Farm, then head out to Blackoe Cottages, then back along the canal and through Greenfields LNR and the country park.|
||Ice Cream Sundae
Garry Churchill 4-5m
Back marker: Celia Churchill
A leisurely loop with locks and golf links.
A slower paced walk along the canal, past the Lockside Café [ice creams], locks and traditional cottages to Jackson's Bridge. Over fields and Fairy Glen to Hinton Bank Farm, over the golf course and fields back to the town.
|Afternoon walks - can be combined with morning walks - bring a drink
Back marker: Andy Fitton
|A walk over some of the higher ground north of Whitchurch including the green lane from Wirswall through Fairy Glen which affords excellent views.||
||Flora & Fauna
walk including Whitchurch Waterway Country Park, Llangollen Canal,
Danson's Wood and Greenfields Local Nature Reserve looking for spring
flowers and other wildlife. No stiles but some slopes and steps.
|Meet at The Archibald Worthington Club for tea or coffee and complimentary light refreshments. Or try something stronger - the bar will be open!|